Lot 13    

CDV of a Photographer and His Camera,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous studio portrait of a bearded photographer with his camera resting on tripod platform.

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Scattered light spotting, else VG.
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Three Volumes of Rhode Island's Adjutant Generals Reports, 1865,
Lot # 1090 - Three Volumes of Rhode Island's Adjutant Generals Reports, 1865,
all small 4to volumes in half black moroccan including Volume I-II, 1893 & 1895, with two copies of Vol. I, 867, & 1434pp. > Item Details
1846 Partially Printed New Orleans Document Dealing with a Slave Named Moses,
Lot # 1672 - 1846 Partially Printed New Orleans Document Dealing with a Slave Named Moses,
7.75 x 13", 23 August 1847, New Orleans. The sale of Moses, aged about thirty five years...for the sum of $940.... Last part specifies the terms of payment (5% per year), and notes ...said slave shall not be delivered till the conditions of the sale are complied with. The cost was enough to take out... > Item Details
Four Geo. B. Cornish Collotypes of American Indians,
Lot # 1221 - Four Geo. B. Cornish Collotypes of American Indians,
four sepia-toned collotypes, 5.8” x 7.8”, all marked lower left corner Copyright 1909 by Geo. B. Cornish, Arkansas City, Kans., and each titled lower right corner including Wah-Shun-Gah. Kaw Chief; Hen-Tah, Wyandot Chief; Kaw-U-Tz (Cado); and On The War Path. > Item Details
Large Group of Miscellaneous Autographs,
Lot # 1273 - Large Group of Miscellaneous Autographs,
lot of 60. These ALsS, TLsS, covers, ANs, clipped signatures, and other items. All are from a large autograph collection from Detroit, many of which were purchased from Goodspeed's in Boston. Most of these we could not readily identify, but further research may and will reveal many of the authors. C... > Item Details
Three Scarce Civil War Books, Plus,
Lot # 1049 - Three Scarce Civil War Books, Plus,
lot of 4, includes the following titles: Mason, Emily V., Ed. The Southern Poems of the War. Baltimore: John Murphy & Co., 1867. 12mo, in embossed brown cloth boards, 456pp; Gilham, William. Manual of Instruction for the Volunteers and Militia of the Confederate States. Richmond (Va): West & Johnson... > Item Details
Patriotic Bunting From Teddy Roosevelt's Train, Sayre, Pa, 1904,
Lot # 1554 - Patriotic Bunting From Teddy Roosevelt's Train, Sayre, Pa, 1904,
15” x 22” red, white and blue printed cotton with U.S. shields and rings of stars, reputed to have been used on Teddy Roosevelt’s train in 1904, and removed in Sayre, Pa. > Item Details
Contract Between Landowner and Recently Freed Slave, 1865,
Lot # 1674 - Contract Between Landowner and Recently Freed Slave, 1865,
J. Weaver. Landowner. ADS, 1p, 6.5" x 7.75" (sight). May 22, 1865. Contract between Weaver and freed slave Jeff and family, matted and framed, 13.25" x 16". Weaver writes: Contract between myself and bearer, Jeff. Jeff agrees to hire himself and family to me for the remainder of the present year at ... > Item Details
Will Soule Photograph of Medicine Bluff, Indian Territory, With Buffalo Soldiers,
Lot # 475 - Will Soule Photograph of Medicine Bluff, Indian Territory, With Buffalo Soldiers,
albumen print, 6" x 8", mounted on manila card stock, 8.25" x 9.5", with title inscribed below image Medicine Bluff. Fort Sill, I.T.. An image capturing the rugged landscape of Fort Sill, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), December 26, 1868, featuring four buffalo soldiers from the 10th U.S. Cavalry and ... > Item Details
General Robert  E. Lee Funeral Broadside,
Lot # 160 - General Robert E. Lee Funeral Broadside,
8.5" x 10" reading in part Funeral Obsequies. October 15, 1870. Order of Procession. Music. Escort of Honor, Consisting of Officers and Soldiers of the Confederate Army. Chaplain and Other Clergy. Hearse and Pall Bearers. General Lee's Horse..., matted and framed (13.75" x 17.5"). The great and resp... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Corporal Nathan Warren, 45th Massachusetts,
Lot # 167 - Civil War Archive of Corporal Nathan Warren, 45th Massachusetts,
includes his corporal stripes, 9.5" wide; two 0.75" diameter stamped domed brass uniform coat buttons; matching uniform sleeve button; brass tubular and wire fuse?, 2" long; homemade Housewife pin holder, 2" diameter; a bone Stanhope in the form of a cross pendant with The Lords Prayer; spent .60 ca... > Item Details
1877 History of Monroe County NY,
Lot # 1331 - 1877 History of Monroe County NY,
full title being 1788 History of Monroe County, New York; With Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability., anonymous, 1877, Philadelphia, Everts, Ensign & Everts,... > Item Details
Pair of Die Cast Western Bookends, Colt Peace Maker Revolvers,
Lot # 1775 - Pair of Die Cast Western Bookends, Colt Peace Maker Revolvers,
unmarked white metal with original finish with cactus and real disarmed 45 caliber bullet on each, on cherry block base, 6.75" x 4.5" x 11.75" high. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Engineer of the Suez Canal, De Lesseps,
Lot # 1370 - Cabinet Card of Engineer of the Suez Canal, De Lesseps,
signed in pencil along lower margin with imprint of Navarz, Paris. Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805-1894) was the French developer of the Suez Canal and also attempted to build a lockless Panama Canal, but failed. > Item Details
Know-Nothing Party Flag,
Lot # 231 - Know-Nothing Party Flag,
glazed muslin, 29" x 50". Printed in red, blue, and black with canton bearing a spread-winged American eagle surmounted by a ribbon banner bearing Native American , the eagle holding a patriotic shield in its beak and flanked by stands of American flags, at its feet, a ballot box bearing the slogan... > Item Details
1864 Presidential Election Broadside,
Lot # 30 - 1864 Presidential Election Broadside,
19" x 24", archivally matted and framed (24" x 31") with bold heading The Cost/A Democratic Peace! being an anti-McClellan broadside pointing out the high cost of his proposed peace initiative. > Item Details
Three Pairs of Crockett Spurs,
Lot # 392 - Three Pairs of Crockett Spurs,
one with applied silver along one face and engraved with floral scroll work, nickel rowels with 16 spikes, inside heel 3" in stainless steel with period tooled leather straps, PLUS 2nd with engraved scroll work nickel along one face with rowels having 16 spikes, inside heel 3.15" with old leather st... > Item Details
1857 Ohio House of Representatives Autograph Book with Eleven Civil War Generals, Officers, and Enlisted Men Autographs,
Lot # 1037 - 1857 Ohio House of Representatives Autograph Book with Eleven Civil War Generals, Officers, and Enlisted Men Autographs,
entitled Notices of the House of Representatives of the State of Ohio in the Fifty-Second General Assembly, Columbus, Ohio, 1857. 12mo, half calf with marbled boards and embossed spine marked Autographs. Included is a description of each member serving, party affiliation, age and occupation, and the... > Item Details
Charles Sumner ALS,
Lot # 1646 - Charles Sumner ALS,
5” x 8” manuscript letter sheet reading Senate Chambers March 20th Dear Sir I have your letter of the 18th in reference to the nomination of Col. Haven. I will hear your suggestions in [illegible] and endeavor to see that they receive consideration. Yours very truly Charles Sumner, written to Hon. J... > Item Details
Group of Western Boudoir and Cabinet Cards Including Jackson,
Lot # 1806 - Group of Western Boudoir and Cabinet Cards Including Jackson,
lot of eleven, includes 8 boudoir cards by W.E. Hook, Colorado Springs, of various Colorado landscapes, 6 with imprints, PLUS cabinet card entitled in negative 406 Ute Pass with W.H. Jackson’s Denver imprint, PLUS cabinet card entitled in negative 651 The Palisades, Gunnison with imprint of R.M. Dav... > Item Details
Civil War Stereoview of the 54th Massachusetts Colored Troops at Fort Wagner,
Lot # 118 - Civil War Stereoview of the 54th Massachusetts Colored Troops at Fort Wagner,
yellow mount stereoview interior of Ft. Wagner, No. 2176, 54th Massachusetts, published by Anthony from his series of “War Views” with descriptive text on verso. Scene depicts a mixed bag of black and white troops loitering within the confines of Ft. Wagner on Morris Island. > Item Details
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