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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Two Letters Recommending Badgley as Speaker for Blaine,
Lot # 1586 - Two Letters Recommending Badgley as Speaker for Blaine,
Axtell, Samuel Beach (1840-1891). Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court (1882-1885). ALS as Chief Justice, 2pp, 4.75" x 8", "Las Vegas." August 12, 1884. Addressed to S.B. Elkins. Axtell is recommending Judge W.H. Badgley as a public speaker for the Blaine/Logan presidential camp... > Item Details
Teddy Roosevelt, Jr. TLS,
Lot # 1158 - Teddy Roosevelt, Jr. TLS,
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Nick Eggenhofer <i>Wagons, Mules and Men</i> with Original Illustration,
Lot # 439 - Nick Eggenhofer Wagons, Mules and Men with Original Illustration,
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Fine Hand-Colored Lithograph, <i>The Last Moments of Abraham Lincoln</i>,
Lot # 1517 - Fine Hand-Colored Lithograph, The Last Moments of Abraham Lincoln,
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40 Star Printed Muslin U.S. National Flag,
Lot # 1459 - 40 Star Printed Muslin U.S. National Flag,
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Two R.B. Hayes Gubernatorial   Appointment of Washington Gallaway Surveyor, Plus
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Scarce Hand-Colored Engraving of Lincoln by Bufford, Boston,
Lot # 1536 - Scarce Hand-Colored Engraving of Lincoln by Bufford, Boston,
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Complete Set of <i>The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion</i>,
Lot # 162 - Complete Set of The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion,
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Rare Cabinet Card of Frederick Douglass & Son, Joseph H. Douglass,
Lot # 55 - Rare Cabinet Card of Frederick Douglass & Son, Joseph H. Douglass,
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Group of Indian War Era Soldiers Photographs, Plus,
Lot # 1196 - Group of Indian War Era Soldiers Photographs, Plus,
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Bartlett's <i>Memoirs of Rhode Island Officers Who Were Engaged in the Service of Their Country During the Great Rebellion of the South</i>,
Lot # 1084 - Bartlett's Memoirs of Rhode Island Officers Who Were Engaged in the Service of Their Country During the Great Rebellion of the South,
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The Cambridge Portfolio,
Lot # 1329 - The Cambridge Portfolio,
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Fine Autographed Civil War Era CDV of Civil War Indian Fighter Colonel Anson Mills,
Lot # 474 - Fine Autographed Civil War Era CDV of Civil War Indian Fighter Colonel Anson Mills,
with illustrated J.C. Elrod, Louisville, Ky. imprint with inked inscription Your Friend Anson Mills U.S. Army.This Civil War era image shows Mills as a first Lieutenant in the 18th U.S. infantry. Prior to his Civil War service he served as a surveyor in West Texas and New Mexico, laying out the tow... > Item Details
Centennial Era 13 Star Printed Parade Flag,
Lot # 1448 - Centennial Era 13 Star Printed Parade Flag,
2 x 3" glazed muslin on original wood staff, 6"long, canton pattern with single star surrounded by ring of eight with four corner stars, pressure mounted and framed 7 x 9". > Item Details
Fragment of the Skin of the 1903 Wright Flyer, with Associated Archive,
Lot # 264 - Fragment of the Skin of the 1903 Wright Flyer, with Associated Archive,
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Six Books on Calamity Jane,
Lot # 1739 - Six Books on Calamity Jane,
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Jefferson Davis ALS to W. Thompson Cordner, 1876,
Lot # 258 - Jefferson Davis ALS to W. Thompson Cordner, 1876,
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Collection of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Stereoviews and Viewer,
Lot # 1414 - Collection of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Stereoviews and Viewer,
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Fine H.H. Bennett Stereoview of Big Bear, A Winnebago,
Lot # 375 - Fine H.H. Bennett Stereoview of Big Bear, A Winnebago,
albumen 4.24" x 7" card with arch-top views from the series Wanderings among the Wonders and Beauties of Wisconsin Scenery; caption below image Among the Winnebago Indians/ 1131. Big Bear. > Item Details
Chromolithograph of General Custer and the Battle of the Big Horn,
Lot # 482 - Chromolithograph of General Custer and the Battle of the Big Horn,
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