Lot 83    

Civil War-Era Documents and Manuscripts
1/19/2015 - American History: Timed Auction
Lot of 4, including:

an Ohio Volunteer Militia appointment of John Haywood to 2nd Sergeant, Company I, 3rd Regiment O.V.M, signed by commanding officer Lawrence L. Meacham(?) at Westerville, Ohio, August 29, 1863; approximately 9" x 12", professionally framed and matted under glass, 13.5" x 16.25" overall,

a note written by Geo A. McKnight, Cap't Com'dg 12th N.Y. Battery dated Camp 12th N.Y. Battery / April 3d, 1864 addressed to the quartermaster

a Requisition for Forage for the private horses of J.H. Thompson, 12th NY, Surgeon in Charge, at Berlin, November 1, 1862, framed in double-sided glass, 12.5" x 14.75" overall,

and a 24.25" x 12.5" double-sided mat containing a shipping invoice dated February 19, 1864 at Alexandria for delivery of goods by U.S. Army rail to General Ingalls and Provost Marshal General Marsena Patrick at Brandy Station, Virgina, and a note dated April 7, 1864 at Brandy Station, signed Sam'l Morrison Quartermaster, 99th Pa. Vols.


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Beard Elixir Illustrated Broadside,
Lot # 149 - Beard Elixir Illustrated Broadside,
With illustrations of balding men before and after the use of this product, undated but ca 1900 and certainly before the establishment of the Food and Drug Administration. > Item Details
Tintype of <i>Talbot's Work Train</i>, Liberty Center, 1871
Lot # 13 - Tintype of Talbot's Work Train, Liberty Center, 1871
Approx. 4.5 x 7 in. tintype image of a train. In pencil on the wood backing is: Talbots Work Train taken at Liberty Center on F.W. & W.R.R. July 10th 1871 / Geo. W. Talbot Conductor and below Born July 14th 1848 at Sylvania, Ohio. Unable to identify the railroad, but Fort Wayne was a major midwest h... > Item Details
Imperial Photograph of Eastern Shoshone Chief Washakie
Lot # 267 - Imperial Photograph of Eastern Shoshone Chief Washakie
A silver gelatin print on a maroon imperial mount (6.4" x 8.4"), photographed by Dr. Chase P. Ambler ca September 1899 on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. Chief Washakie (Wus'sik-he ca 1798-1900) led the Eastern Shoshone in their dealings with the United States government from the Treaty of F... > Item Details
[CDV] Trick Photography CDVs 
Lot # 8 - [CDV] Trick Photography CDVs 
Lot of 2 CDVs by William Giles of West Aurora, Illinois, both featuring the same man, possibly Giles himself. The subject shakes hands with himself in one, and points out something off-camera to himself in the other. Both with Giles' backmark, which also notes his wife as an agent for Singer sewin... > Item Details
Devere Real Photo Postcards of Rodeo Riders
Lot # 261 - Devere Real Photo Postcards of Rodeo Riders
Lot of 2 real photo postcards, both blank on verso, with a DeVere copyright and the titles Ed Alridge on Brown Jug., Glendale. and Audrey Chadwick on Powder., Glendale '51 in the negative. > Item Details
Fourteen Engravings, All Sporting Subjects from <I>Harpers</I>, Boxing Yacht & Rowing Regata, Hunting & More,
Lot # 236 - Fourteen Engravings, All Sporting Subjects from Harpers, Boxing Yacht & Rowing Regata, Hunting & More,
Lot of 14 engravings from Harper's Weekly, primarily full-page, featuring depictions of the following activities or events: Shore Shooting; Ruffed Grouse Shooting in Pennsylvania; Grand Festival Reception To John C. Heenan (boxer); A Game of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds; Duck Shooting Nea... > Item Details
English Fox Hunting Engraving, Published by Ackermann from a Dean Wolstenholme Painting
Lot # 237 - English Fox Hunting Engraving, Published by Ackermann from a Dean Wolstenholme Painting
Hand-colored engraving titled Fox Hunting, from a painting by Dean Wolstenholme, engraved by Sutherland, published by R. Ackermann, London.  Plate impression is 10.25 x 28.25, measures 13.75 x 31.5 overall with frame. > Item Details
<i>Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution</i>, 1902
Lot # 194 - Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1902
Washington: GPO, 1903. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt spine, 687pp. Among the reports are several on astronomy (including comets and the aurora borealis) and aeronautics, wireless telegraphy, "Craniology of Man and the Anthropoid Apes," "wild tribes" of the Malay Peninsula, Pygmies of the Congo, people of G... > Item Details
Mounted Image of Salt Palace Salt Lake City
Lot # 264 - Mounted Image of Salt Palace Salt Lake City
ca. 1900s, shown is the 1899 Salt Lake City landmark designed by Richard Kletting before it was destroyed by fire in 1910. Print on original gray mount. > Item Details
George Barker Large Format Photograph of Niagara Falls
Lot # 30 - George Barker Large Format Photograph of Niagara Falls
Albumen photograph measuring 20.75 x 16.5 in., on 22 x 28 in. mount. > Item Details
19th Century Photographs Housed in Decorative Wood Frames
Lot # 35 - 19th Century Photographs Housed in Decorative Wood Frames
Lot of 2 carved wooden frames with repeating geometric design and giltwood filets, each housing a 19th century photograph.  One is a hand-colored enlargement of a gentleman, 20.25 x 30.5 in. overall, the other a cabinet card of a boy, 10.5 x 13 in. overall.  AUCTIONEER'S NOT... > Item Details
Early 19th Century Trumbull County, Ohio Deeds
Lot # 196 - Early 19th Century Trumbull County, Ohio Deeds
Lot of two, including a land deed, 1p., 10 x 16.5", signed and dated July 13, 1815, tranferring a tract in the Connecticut Western Reserve, in the State of Ohio, and which is also in Howland and in the County of Trumbull from Gardiner Green and his wife Elizabeth of Boston, MA to James Scott for the... > Item Details
Frederick Hale, 168th NY Infantry, Paperwork
Lot # 86 - Frederick Hale, 168th NY Infantry, Paperwork
Lot of 3 documents relating to Frederick Samuel Hale, 168th NY Vol. Inf., who entered service November 23, 1861 and mustered out June 27, 1865. Includes a U.S. naturalization document stating that Hale appeared in the Court of Common Pleas for the City and County of New York on October 26, 1859 and... > Item Details
[POST-EMANCIPATION] <i>The Freed Boy in Alabama</i>
Lot # 146 - [POST-EMANCIPATION] The Freed Boy in Alabama
Mitchell, Anne M. Freed Boy in Alabama. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Education, 1869. 24mo, taupe pressed cloth wraps with gilt lettered spine, 152pp plus two engravings. > Item Details
Early 19th Century ALS Discussing Genuine Friendship by C.B. Kellogg 
Lot # 229 - Early 19th Century ALS Discussing Genuine Friendship by C.B. Kellogg 
2.25pp, 8 x 12.5 in. Dated Harrisburgh 17th November 1823, addressed to Mr. Preceptor & Fellows of this Institution, and titled Friendship. Signed C.B. Kellogg and docketed on verso Composition No. 3. Young Kellogg makes the point that genuine friendship is rare (or nonexistent), but friendships... > Item Details
Kellogg Print <i>Scene in Vera Cruz During the Bombardment</i>
Lot # 89 - Kellogg Print Scene in Vera Cruz During the Bombardment
10.5 x 14 in., copyright 1847 to E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, New York., hand colored in four shades. > Item Details
<I>Sarony, Photographer</i> Signed Receipt
Lot # 41 - Sarony, Photographer Signed Receipt
Lot of 2. One is a receipt from Mr. Kitson, on Sarony's invoice, 6 x 10 in. partially printed form. Dated 22 Oct. 1851? After the listing of charges, there is a note: Paid same time O. Sarony. Second item is a TL from John Addison Porter, Secretary to the President. On Executive Mansion letterhead, ... > Item Details
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Tokens
Lot # 132 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Tokens
Lot of 9. Three "Lucky Tillicum" tokens with left bust of Roosevelt, Rebuild with Roosevelt below; reverse with Prosperity / Follow the Roosevelt Trail around perimeter, sun rising over continental U.S. with state borders marked, 1933 in the sun. One has Chicago across the southwest with arrow point... > Item Details
<i>Home Parlor Theatricals</i>, Handbills
Lot # 203 - Home Parlor Theatricals, Handbills
Lot of 4 handbills advertising Home Parlor Theatricals for four different dates from Jan 18th to March 14th, 1868. Handbills include list of plays and comedies, as well as cast. Each is 4.25 x 7 in. > Item Details
Miguel Covarrubias Print, <i>President Roosevelt's Inauguration</i>
Lot # 133 - Miguel Covarrubias Print, President Roosevelt's Inauguration
Covarrubias, Miguel. Mexican American (1904-1957). Print in two pieces of President Roosevelt's inauguration. Displays Roosevelt receiving a wreath crown in front of the Capitol Building, with angels overhead and the ex president in attendance. Other famous figures including Al SMith, J.P. Morga... > Item Details
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