Lot 11    

Fine Half Plate Tintype of a Drug Store,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
with eleven men and boys standing in a dirt street with sections of cut logs inset to make a rude "crosswalk." The storefront displays a large sign advertising "Iron Bitters". Young trees suggest the building was only recently built. Housed in a full leather case.
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1st Mass. Heavy Artillery  Veterans Assn. Medal and Massachusetts GAR Post Ribbon,
Lot # 199 - 1st Mass. Heavy Artillery Veterans Assn. Medal and Massachusetts GAR Post Ribbon,
includes a 2-part enameled medal with crossed cannon pinback, 3" long, and 6" long red ribbon. The 1st Mass. Heavy Artillery's first major engagement was at Harris Farm, near Spotsylvania, May 19, 1864. Major Rolfe and 54 men killed, 312 officers and men wounded, and 27 missing. Later actions includ... > Item Details
Archive of General Nelson A. Miles,
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Scarce Ephemera Related to the Tabor Family of Leadville and Denver, Colorado
Lot # 1756 - Scarce Ephemera Related to the Tabor Family of Leadville and Denver, Colorado
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<i>Ehrgott, Forbriger & Co.</i> Civil War Lithograph Entitled <i>Fall</i>,
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WWI Half-Sheet Army Recruiting Poster,
Lot # 1166 - WWI Half-Sheet Army Recruiting Poster,
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1860 Campaign Version of Lincoln/Douglass Debates,
Lot # 1537 - 1860 Campaign Version of Lincoln/Douglass Debates,
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Panoramic Photograph of 147 Infantry, at Camp Sheridan, Alabama,
Lot # 1165 - Panoramic Photograph of 147 Infantry, at Camp Sheridan, Alabama,
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D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Chief Gaul and Sioux Medicine Man,
Lot # 316 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Chief Gaul and Sioux Medicine Man,
lot of 2; includes one of Chief Gaul with Barry's Bismarck, D.T. imprint below image and on verso; AND Sioux Medicine Man, with pasted label and Barry's West Superior imprint below image. > Item Details
Ninety-Seven Pepsin, Cigarette and Other Cello Pinbacks,
Lot # 1150 - Ninety-Seven Pepsin, Cigarette and Other Cello Pinbacks,
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Rare Confederate Johnson's Island POW Autograph Book,
Lot # 135 - Rare Confederate Johnson's Island POW Autograph Book,
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Sixteen Books on the American West, Including Author Signed Examples,
Lot # 1750 - Sixteen Books on the American West, Including Author Signed Examples,
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<i>The Ethics of American Slavery</i>,
Lot # 1612 - The Ethics of American Slavery,
by "An American Citizen." New York: Ross & Tousey, Inc., 121 Nassau Street, 1861. 12mo, with black embossed cloth boards, and hand-stitched binding, 146pp. Provided are a collection of thoughts that address the ethical account of slavery, including the moralities of man, equality, and Christianity. > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 470 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Major General. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-68], dated May 1865, by John Goldin & Co. Verso includes Goldin & Co. backmark and the following handwritten manuscript Gen. Geo A. Custer 7th Cav. > Item Details
Fragment of the Skin of the 1903 Wright Flyer, with Associated Archive,
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Two Photographs of Jersey Joe Walcott & One Of Jack Johnson,
Lot # 1681 - Two Photographs of Jersey Joe Walcott & One Of Jack Johnson,
includes a 5” x 7” silver gelatin photograph of Joe Johnson in boxing stance, PLUS an 8” x 10 silver gelatin photograph of Jersey Joe Walcott wearing world champion belt and boxing outfit, AND a 7.75” x 9.5” silver gelatin photo of Walcott with group of children, including at least one polio victim.... > Item Details
Rare Photograph of an Indian Territory Council Meeting by John Hillers,
Lot # 335 - Rare Photograph of an Indian Territory Council Meeting by John Hillers,
8.5" x 11" albumen; with manuscript caption Indian Group in Council, Indian Territory, 1864 on cream mount; image taken at the Muscogee Council House at Okmulgee, Indian Territory on May 13, 1875; seated left is G.W. Ingalls with General John Peter Cleaver Shanks, Special Commissioner for the Bureau... > Item Details
Five <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin</i> Chromolithograph Theatre Posters,
Lot # 1623 - Five Uncle Tom's Cabin Chromolithograph Theatre Posters,
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Manuscript Docketed by Charlie Bassett, First Sheriff of Dodge City, Kansas
Lot # 436 - Manuscript Docketed by Charlie Bassett, First Sheriff of Dodge City, Kansas
1p, docket on 1/3 of 8" x 9" sheet (legal page missing top quarter), dated 5 Jan. 1879 on recto. In total: I Charles E. Bassett under sheriff of Ford Co. Ks hereby depute Will Morton to execute this eviction subpoena. Chas. E. Bassett Charles Bassett (1847 - 1896) was born in New Bedford, MA. He se... > Item Details
Rare Aerial Photograph of San Francisco After the 1906 Earthquake,
Lot # 20 - Rare Aerial Photograph of San Francisco After the 1906 Earthquake,
by George R. Lawrence, 17" x 48", matted and framed, 30" x 59", with copyright and title printed on lower left margin of negative Copyright Geo. R. Lawrence Co. Chicago May 28, 1906 / Photograph of San Francisco In Ruins From Lawrence Captive Airship 2000 Feet Above San Francisco Bay Overlooking Wat... > Item Details
Indiana Civil War Morton Scouts Militia Document,
Lot # 1058 - Indiana Civil War Morton Scouts Militia Document,
10” x 13” partially printed document being Civil War Militia appointment of 2nd Lt. John Heavenridge of Morton Scouts, dated May 8, 1863, and signed by the Governor, Oliver P. Morton, framed, 11” x 13.7”. > Item Details
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