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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Stereoview of Columbia Street, Seattle, Including J.P. Ball's Photographic Studio
Lot # 40 - Stereoview of Columbia Street, Seattle, Including J.P. Ball's Photographic Studio
Albumen stereoview of Columbia St. Seattle, Washington, with the backmark of Nesemann / Woods Gallery / Marysville, Cal.  Ball operated under the name Ball & Sons and Globe Photo Studio while in Seattle, the former being located at 106 Columbia Street, between First and Second Avenue. ... > 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
Arthur Brisbane TLS
Lot # 225 - Arthur Brisbane TLS
dated April 18, 1930, on Arthur Brisbane / 220 South Street / New York letterhead, addressed to Mr. Marcus C. Turner of San Diego, declining an invitation due to business constraints. Signed in black ink, 8.5 x 11". Arthur Brisbane (1864-1936) was one of the best known newspaper editors of the 20t... > Item Details
<i>Geologic Atlas of the United States</i>, Group of Ten Folios, Including Fredericksburg, Harpers Ferry, Chattanooga, & More
Lot # 178 - Geologic Atlas of the United States, Group of Ten Folios, Including Fredericksburg, Harpers Ferry, Chattanooga, & More
Geologic Atlas of the United States. Washington, DC: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. J.W. Powell, Director. each 18.5 x 22 in. with printed paper wraps and cloth spine, index map on front cover. For the following areas:Ringold Folio, Georgia-Tennessee, Folio 2, 1894.King... > Item Details
William McKinley and Spanish American War Heroes Chromolithograph
Lot # 291 - William McKinley and Spanish American War Heroes Chromolithograph
Chromolithograph features a large patriotic shield emblazoned with portraits of Spanish American War heroes. Portraits include President McKinley, Admiral Dewey, Admiral Sampson, Admiral Schley, General Miles, and more. Includes a portrait of the famous U.S.S. Maine, along with a scene of the famous... > Item Details
<i>Rigby's Sweet Brier 5c Cigar</i>, Racial Humor Advertising Sign, 1897
Lot # 141 - Rigby's Sweet Brier 5c Cigar, Racial Humor Advertising Sign, 1897
16 x 20 in. silver gelatin print on a Rigby's Sweet Brier imprinted mount that has been trimmed through the imprints to 19.25 x 23.25 in.  The scene is an African American wedding with the caption in the negative "Honey Does yo Lub Yo Man?" as well as the ad for Rigby's Sweet Brier 5c Cigars an... > Item Details
Ohio Governor James M. Cox, Autographed Mammoth Photograph
Lot # 128 - Ohio Governor James M. Cox, Autographed Mammoth Photograph
James Middleton Cox (1870-1957).  Two-time Governor of Ohio (1913-15, 1917-21), US Representative (1909-1913), and the Democratic candidate for President of the United States in 1920, losing to Warren G. Harding.  15 x 19 in. silver gelatin print by Baker's Art Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, mou... > Item Details
[Art - The West] <i>Nature Californians Lassoing Bear</i> by Francis Holl
Lot # 243 - [Art - The West] Nature Californians Lassoing Bear by Francis Holl
Francis Holl (American, 1815-1884). Polychrome lithographic print of three men on horseback capturing a black bear. Signed l.r.; titled l.c.; 8.5 x 6 in. > Item Details
Eighteenth Century English Indenture signed by John Walton
Lot # 220 - Eighteenth Century English Indenture signed by John Walton
Indenture between John Walton of County Suffolk, Yeoman, and John Tweedy of Birmingham, dated 1745, for the transfer of a cottage from the former to the latter.  Affixed with three six pence stamps.  13.25 x 17.75 in., mounted on wood 22 x 28 in. > Item Details
<i>The British Housewife: or the Cook, Housekeeper's & Gardiner's Companion</i>
Lot # 192 - The British Housewife: or the Cook, Housekeeper's & Gardiner's Companion
Bradley, Martha. The British Housewife: or the Cook, Housekeeper's & Gardiner's Companion; Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country. London: Printed for S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, at the Golden Ball in Paternosser Row, ca 1756. Originally printed in volumes covering two months o... > Item Details
L.A. Huffman Collotype, <i>Buffalo Grazing</i>
Lot # 297 - L.A. Huffman Collotype, Buffalo Grazing
Matted and framed, 9.25" x 19.5" (sight), 15.5" x 25.5" overall. > Item Details
Mother of Pearl Papier-Mâché Ninth Plate Photograph Case
Lot # 5 - Mother of Pearl Papier-Mâché Ninth Plate Photograph Case
ca. 1860s, paper maché over wood, lid hand-painted with flower spray incorporating inlays, brass hasp and gilt edges added to simulate an expensive book, the case houses a period tintype of a young man behind a plain brass mat and preserver. > Item Details
Presidential Engravings
Lot # 295 - Presidential Engravings
Mid 20th century, including small engravings from each President leading to Richard Nixon, with central emblem including the Presidential seal; 25 x 35 in. (including size of each piece together). > Item Details
Fine W.H. Taft - T.R. Roosevelt <i>Judge</i> Inauguration Cover
Lot # 126 - Fine W.H. Taft - T.R. Roosevelt Judge Inauguration Cover
Cover depicts a Teddy Bear armed with guns, maps, and safari gear standing outside the whitehouse shaking hands goodbye with a portly possum in a top hat and a ribbon labeled Taffy Possum. Cover reads Goodbye! and Inauguration Number. Lower left labeled Copyright 1909 by Judge Company Publishers, Fi... > Item Details
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Photo-secessionist Photographer Autograph
Lot # 42 - Rudolf Eickemeyer, Photo-secessionist Photographer Autograph
Lot of 5. Three hand-written notes and letters. One is on Eickemeyer's letterhead to the editor of the Ladies Home Journal regarding use of some of his photographs; dated 9 Jan. 1901. Two are to "Mr. Alexander," affiliation unknown, but clearly a publisher/editor: one on a sheet with Eickemeyer's mo... > Item Details
Indian Wars State Militia Photograph,
Lot # 99 - 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
Illustrated Newspaper Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show,
Lot # 282 - Illustrated Newspaper Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show,
Sept. 7, 1896, advertisement from La Crosse entitled Buffalo Bill's Wild West And Congress Of Rough Riders Of The World. Includes a listing of events, exhibitions dates, admission rates and an illustrative view of Cody and members of his team, 4.5" x 19.75." > Item Details
45-Star Parade Flag
Lot # 139 - 45-Star Parade Flag
Ca 1896-1907, printed cotton, 9" x 13", professionally framed to 17" x 20". > 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
<i>Washington as a Mason</i> Hand-Colored Lithograph
Lot # 110 - Washington as a Mason Hand-Colored Lithograph
Washington as a Mason.  A later printing with a simpler depiction than is usually seen in prints of this title. 22 x 28 in., framed to 23.5 x 29.5 in. > Item Details
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