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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1800 Washington County, Pennsylvania Handwritten Legal Document
Lot # 88 - 1800 Washington County, Pennsylvania Handwritten Legal Document
Deed of conveyance dated February 10, 1800, at Washington County, Pennsylvania. Approx. 12" x 18.5", in a double-sided glass frame, 15" x 22.5" overall. > Item Details
U.S. Treasury Cutting Room Stereoview By Bell & Bro.,
Lot # 141 - U.S. Treasury Cutting Room Stereoview By Bell & Bro.,
The Cutting Room in the U.S. Treasury stereoview by Bell & Bro. of Washington, D.C. Yellow board, fine contrast, an interesting study of women laborers in the latter part of the 19th century. > Item Details
Large Format Portrait of An Armed Western Character
Department of the South Civil War Commanders, Photograph
Lot # 41 - Department of the South Civil War Commanders, Photograph
Dated Department of the South, Hilton Head, S.C. July 1863 and id'd as Major Moses R Morgan, Chief Commissary, Major Genl Quincy A. Gilmore, Major Dwight Bannister, Chief Paymaster, Lt. Colonel J.R. Elwell, Chief Quartermaster. Framed with photocopy of verso inscription, 7.5" x 9.5" sight, 12" x 14... > Item Details
Indian Wars State Militia Photograph,
Lot # 52 - Indian Wars State Militia Photograph,
albumen, 4.25” x 9.25” showing infantry unit, in two ranks, front kneeling and back standing with shouldered arms and officers and color bearer to left, all in front of a large brick store with painted sign on wall reading Cagle's Cash Store/Staple and Fancy Groceries./Hardware Glassware Queensware ... > Item Details
Civil War-Era Thermoplastic Soap Dish
Lot # 49 - Civil War-Era Thermoplastic Soap Dish
3.25" diameter, 1.5" high; brown thermoplastic case emblazoned with U.S.N., an anchor, and stars surrounded by Perry and Lawrence's famous cry Don't Give Up The Ship; inside of top half contains a tarnished mirror held in place by a rubber ring molded Manufactured by the Novelty Rubber Co., New Brun... > Item Details
<i>General Lew Wallace Shooting a Buffalo</i> Proof, Plus
Lot # 123 - General Lew Wallace Shooting a Buffalo Proof, Plus
a copy of the issue of Scribner's Monthly, vol. 18, No. 5, March 1879, in which the image was originally published. Includes approx. 4 in. square sketch in heavy paper mat. Signed and dated by Evans in lower right margin. According to pencil comments on verso of mat: This first proof from the block ... > Item Details
Express Company Illustrated Reward Posters,
Lot # 179 - Express Company Illustrated Reward Posters,
lot of three, each ca 8.5" x 13" from Adams Express Co, American Railway Express Co., and United States Express Co., 1904, 05, and 1919. Includes $1000 reward for Benjamin Monroe for theft; $100 reward for Edward Charles Weimer for theft; $100 reward for Leroy David Barr for theft. > Item Details
Tintypes and Cabinet Card Portrait of Unidentified Soldier
Lot # 46 - Tintypes and Cabinet Card Portrait of Unidentified Soldier
Lot of 4 photographs of the same soldier, including a sixth-plate tintype of the man in a cadet's uniform, PLUS a sixth-plate tintype of the soldier in a Union kepi and white gloves, PLUS a 3.25" x 5" tintype of the man and his wife, housed in an unmarked paper sleeve, PLUS a cabinet card photo on D... > Item Details
Portrait of Ambrose Burnside with War Dated Circular,
Lot # 7 - Portrait of Ambrose Burnside with War Dated Circular,
an early contact print of the ubiquitous Burnside (1824-1881) near the end of his life with impressed seal denoting “McDonalds Portraits of Men, NY” at bottom margin. Accompanying the print is a copy of “Special Orders 321 dated Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Cincinnati, August 20, 1863” in ... > Item Details
Early <i>Haynes</i> Stereoview of Deadwood, Dakota Territory
Lot # 185 - Early Haynes Stereoview of Deadwood, Dakota Territory
4" x 7" steroview on cream stock, imprinted F. Jay Haynes, Fargo, D.T. / Official Photorapher, N.P.R.R. beside each view and captioned Deadwood From The West. Verso printed with Haynes' advertisement for more views at $2 a dozen and ink inscribed in what appears to be Swedish or Danish. > 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
Heyn Lithographs of American Indians
Lot # 68 - Heyn Lithographs of American Indians
Lot of 4, including: an 8.75" x 11.75" studio shot of Chief Blackbird in full ceremonial dress with pipe in hand, inscribed on negative Black Bird/Chief at u.l. and 140/Copyright 1899/by Heyn Photo/Omaha at l.l., with Published by Pittsburg Plate Glass Co. at l.r., professionally framed, 13.25" x 16... > Item Details
Gunnison and Denver, Colorado Boudoir Cards
Lot # 187 - Gunnison and Denver, Colorado Boudoir Cards
Lot of three promenade cards, 4" x 7", all ca 1882, including a panoramic view of downtown Denver, marked Panorama of Denver No. 4 on the negative, mounted on a W.H. Jackson & Co card, with his Denver address and a three paragraph history and description of Denver on verso, plus two views of Gunniso... > Item Details
Gordon College Button Die and Button
Lot # 50 - Gordon College Button Die and Button
Consisting of a two piece, 1.75 in. tall heavy steel die with GORDON, and a single Gordon College button manufactured by the Pettibone Manufacturing Co.Gordon College of Barnesville, Georgia. Named after Confederate General John B. Gordon, the college instituted a military program in 1892. This ob... > Item Details
CDVs of Osage and Omaha Chiefs From Kansas
Lot # 76 - CDVs of Osage and Omaha Chiefs From Kansas
Lot of two, including an a ca 1870s albumen photograph with the pencil inscribed caption Little Bear Chief of Osages below image and Parker & Daugherty of Fort Scott, Kansas, imprints on recto and verso, PLUS an albumen photograph of an unidentified chief, probably Otoe or Omaha, on the verso side o... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Two Men Armed with Rifles
Lot # 133 - Cabinet Card of Two Men Armed with Rifles
on a cream card marked Wm. Cass of Grand Haven, Michigan, below image, showing a studio shot of two sharply dressed young men in bowler hats, each holding a double barrel shotgun, and leaning on what appears to be a large piece of coral or volcanic rock, with a dog in the foreground. > Item Details
Reward Broadsides For Texas and Kansas Criminals
Lot # 178 - Reward Broadsides For Texas and Kansas Criminals
including a 5.5 x 8" handbill with $50 Reward! Wanted for Horse Stealing. The perpetrator, Wesley Stevens, is described as 5'4", with red hair and freckles. Crime committed 22 Dec. 1899 in Woodson Co., Kansas, and Stevens was spotted in Springfield, MO on 1 Jan. 1900. Why do folks with distinctive f... > Item Details
Sitting Bull's Nephews <i>One Bull</i> and <i>White Bull</i> Photograph
Lot # 70 - Sitting Bull's Nephews One Bull and White Bull Photograph
5" x 7" photograph by Leo D. Harris taken on July 8, 1934 in Little Eagle, SD. One Bull and White Bull were the only living nephews of Sitting Bull at the time of the photo. > Item Details
[WASHINGTON] <i>The Will of George Washington</i>, 1800
Lot # 120 - [WASHINGTON] The Will of George Washington, 1800
Washington, George. Alexandria: Printed from the Record of the County Court of Fairfax, 1800. 16mo, 32pp. Fine binding in black leather outer, red leather pastedowns, watered silk endpapers, gilt designs all over covers, including spine ends. Inside rear board Bound by C. Walters and signed Curtis W... > Item Details
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