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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United States Detective & Adjusting Agency, Typed Exercises
Lot # 195 - United States Detective & Adjusting Agency, Typed Exercises
Six "Exercises," each on legal-size paper, and in a blue wrapper; the first page of each with United States Detective and Adjusting Agency / Railway Exchange Building, St. Louis, Mo. and the Exercise number in red at the top. The blue cover sheets have the company name, blank line for Exer... > 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
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
Helen M. Cody, Manuscript Short Story, <i>The Princess of the Sunrise</i>
Lot # 281 - Helen M. Cody, Manuscript Short Story, The Princess of the Sunrise
7pp, approx. 8.5 x 11 in. The Princess of the Sunrise by Helen M. Cody, fiction/fantasy (a little girl becomes Princess of the Sunrise by   the vehicle of a magician and the White Capped Lady as intermediary), manuscript copy; no evidence of this having been published. There is a sugges... > Item Details
Civil War CDV of Log Church Built by 50th New York Engineers, Petersburg, February, 1865
Lot # 73 - Civil War CDV of Log Church Built by 50th New York Engineers, Petersburg, February, 1865
All-wood church, with even chimneys in wood. Five soldiers standing around, which gives a good idea of scale of this substantial building. With extensive fretwork details, especially on steeple. The style matches the other buildings constructed by these engineers who were with the Army of the Potoma... > Item Details
Nine Images of Misc. Maine Soldiers
Lot # 72 - Nine Images of Misc. Maine Soldiers
Including six civilian views dated "1861" of Pvt. Henry C. Lovell, 2nd Me. Inf., Maj. O'Neil W. Robinson, 1st Me. L.A., Pvt. Chas. F. Foye, 17th Me., 1st Lieut. Chas. H. Sawyer, 1st Me. H.A., Sgt. Albert Leach, and 1st Me. H.A. (KIA), Pvt. Geo. H. Holden, 4th Me. L.A. All are... > Item Details
Arthur Rushmore, Golden Hind Press Founder, ALS, Plus
Lot # 219 - Arthur Rushmore, Golden Hind Press Founder, ALS, Plus
A series of three letters. The first is a typed letter dated December 2, 1939 and signed by Arthur Rushmore on Harper & Brothers Publishers of New York letterhead addressed to a Miss Betsy Tate of Charlotte notifying her of a Christmas gift he had just sent, writing Yesterday I mailed to you a half... > Item Details
Photo-Mechanical Print of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Performers
Lot # 286 - Photo-Mechanical Print of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Performers
25 x 5.75 in., framed to 26 x 6.75 in.  Buffalo Bill Cody stands at the center of a large group of Show Indians posed in front of the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show backdrop. > 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
Heyn Lithographs of American Indians
Lot # 274 - 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
Winter & Pond Hand-Colored Print of Taku Glacier, Alaska, Plus
Lot # 256 - Winter & Pond Hand-Colored Print of Taku Glacier, Alaska, Plus
Lot of 2, including: a Winter & Pond hand-colored print of Taku Glacier, Alaska, with identification at lower left, copyright at lower right, and label of Winter & Pond's Juneau studio on frame backing; plus a hand-colored print of an unidentified Alaskan coastal village.  Both 7 x ... > Item Details
Very Large Group of 18th-20th Century Engravings and Prints of Historical Figures,
Lot # 158 - Very Large Group of 18th-20th Century Engravings and Prints of Historical Figures,
with ca 75 engravings, wood blocks and or lithographs of important historical figures suitable for framing with autographs, most from Anderson Auction Co. in N.Y. Sizes range from 2" x 3" to as large as 10" x 12". Many of the signers are included. Some of the more important persons include John Star... > Item Details
William Vernon and Abram Selleck ALsS
Lot # 228 - William Vernon and Abram Selleck ALsS
Lot of 2, including a 6.25" square reciept or bill relating to a shipment of flour on the brig Cicero and dated Newport, 11th March, 1768, signed by Vernon and Selleck, PLUS a 2.5" x 8" note dated Sep 1769 signed or addressed William Vernon also regarding a purchase of flour. William Vernon (1719-1... > 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
General Benjamin Lincoln Receipt,1797
Lot # 207 - General Benjamin Lincoln Receipt,1797
Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810).  Major General in Continental Army during the American Revolution; notably accepted the British surrender at Yorktown.  SECRETARIALLY signed receipt, 7.5 x 6.25 in., partially printed, June 20, 1797, at Port of Boston, for $15.30 of duties on goods bound for S... > Item Details
1788 American Indenture,
Declaration of Independence Print
Lot # 155 - Declaration of Independence Print
1856 lithograph by J.H. Bufford, based on the original "Designed and Executed Entirely in Pen by Gilman R. Russell, Teacher of Practical, Plain, and Ornamental Writing and Drawing."  20 x 26 in., framed to 24 x 30 in. > Item Details
Framed Albumen Photograph of Ulysses S. Grant
Lot # 116 - Framed Albumen Photograph of Ulysses S. Grant
Albumen print of an engraving of Ulysses S. Grant in civilian clothing, ca 1868-70.  5 x 7 in., sight, framed to 12.25 x 14 in. > Item Details
Ayliffe's <i>A New Pandect of Roman Civil Law...</i> and <i>Peter Williams Reports</i>,
Lot # 191 - Ayliffe's A New Pandect of Roman Civil Law... and Peter Williams Reports,
four volumes, includes a three volume set entitled Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, and Some Special Cases Adjudged in the Court of King’s Bench, edited by William Peere Williams, 1768, London H. Woodfall and W. Strahan, all large 40 in brown calf boards 788pp, 7... > Item Details
Group of Ambros, Dags & CDV's,
Lot # 3 - Group of Ambros, Dags & CDV's,
includes a sixth plate daguerreotype of mother with child, with inverted SCOVILLS mark along upper edge; a sixth plate ambrotype of a seated matron; a ninth plate ambrotype of a young woman, Boston gallery label on verso; a small albumen print of a gentleman, behind preserver in its original sixth p... > Item Details
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