Lot 15    

Civil War-Era Documents and Manuscripts
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
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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Three albumen photographs mounted on lined paper with inked identifications and applied paper clippings, housed in a double-sided glass frame, 7.75" x 9.5" sight, 13" x 15" overall. > Item Details
John J. Valentine Wells Fargo Retained Letter,
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Buffalo Bill Cabinet Cards by <i>Stacy</i>
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Rhode Island Civil War Recognition Certificate
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Hollywood Film Stills From Western Movies, Plus
Lot # 99 - Hollywood Film Stills From Western Movies, Plus
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American Indian Drawing
Lot # 65 - American Indian Drawing
pencil and watercolor on paper, signed G.B. French at lower left, approximately 10.5" x 14.5", professionally framed, 13.25" x 17.5" overall. > Item Details
<i>U.S.S. Oregon</i> Sea Trials, Ten Photogravures,
Lot # 60 - U.S.S. Oregon Sea Trials, Ten Photogravures,
overall size 14 x 17"; image size 6.75 x 9". All dated and timed on verso. The U.S.S. Oregon was built by the Union Iron Works of San Francisco, CA. These sea trials thought to have taken place in the Santa Barbara Channel, before her guns were mounted, Aug 21-22, 1894. She was commissioned in 1896,... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Boy on Tricycle
Lot # 151 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Boy on Tricycle
image of a boy in a hat posed on a tricycle, looking pouty; in full floral embossed paper case. > Item Details
World War I <i>For Home and Country</i> Poster
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20" x 30", WWI Victory Liberty Loan poster by Alfred Everitt Orr (1886-1949), published by the New York Lithographic Co. in 1918. For Home and Country above a soldier hugging wife and child with Victory Liberty Loan at bottom and Alfred Everitt Orr - 18 at l.r. > Item Details
President's Message on <i>Condition of the South</i>
Lot # 29 - President's Message on Condition of the South
108pp, 8vo, string-bound. Addressed to the Senate by President Andrew Johnson, dated Washington, D.C ., December 18, 1865, beginning with the line, In reply to the resolution adopted by the Senate on the 12th instant, I have the honor to state, that the rebellion waged by a portion of the people ag... > Item Details
Civil War Photograph of the 93rd NY
Lot # 40 - Civil War Photograph of the 93rd NY
6.5" x 9.5" albumen photograph showing the 93rd NY Infantry Regiment at camp just days before the Battle of Antietam, September 1862, probably taken by Alexander Gardner. Matted under glass in wood frame, 14.5" x 17" overall. > Item Details
Two <i>Gurney, NY</i> Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes
Lot # 137 - Two Gurney, NY Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes
One of a young girl with finger curls in a pressed paper case; the other a young gentleman, in "The Calmady Children" Union case [Krainik 129]. > Item Details
Hollywood Film Stills From Cary Grant and Marilyn Monroe Movies, Plus
Lot # 95 - Hollywood Film Stills From Cary Grant and Marilyn Monroe Movies, Plus
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<i>Home Parlor Theatricals</i>, Handbills
Lot # 116 - 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
Nineteenth Century U.S. Politicians, Clipped Signatures
Lot # 111 - Nineteenth Century U.S. Politicians, Clipped Signatures
Lot of 4, including J.J. Crittenden, James. M. Mason, Reverdy Johnson, and J.C. Spencer. John Jordan Crittenden (1786-1863) was a U.S. Representative, Senator, and Governor from Kentucky, as well as a two-time U.S. Attorney General; his signature reads Very respectfully yours, J.J. Crittenden in bl... > Item Details
Civil War Pension Papers of Capt. Thomas Holland, PA 14th Regt., Co. H
Lot # 10 - Civil War Pension Papers of Capt. Thomas Holland, PA 14th Regt., Co. H
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