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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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
Nelson Miles, Previously Unknown Cabinet Photograph by Mora
Lot # 98 - Nelson Miles, Previously Unknown Cabinet Photograph by Mora
Cabinet card photograph of General Nelson A. Miles, with Mora's Broadway, NY, imprint on mount. Inked manuscript on verso: Colonel Nelson A. Miles/ 5th U.S. Infantry/ Bvt. Maj. Genl. U.S. Army, Commanding District of the Yellowstone/ Return SURE Fred A. Hunt/ 246 Chattanooga Street, San Francisco, C... > Item Details
[Civil War - Maps] Civil War Western Theater Battle Maps, Printed in 1875 
Lot # 79 - [Civil War - Maps] Civil War Western Theater Battle Maps, Printed in 1875 
Lot of 6, each from the History of the Army of the Cumberland, copyright 1875 by E. Ruger & T.B. Van Horne, Robert Clarke & Co. Publishers, Krebs Lithographing Co. of Cincinnati. Battlefield maps of Shiloh, Stone River, and Franklin, Tennessee are 8vo size, the map of the battlefields near Nashvill... > Item Details
Magic Lantern Slide of American Indian,
Lot # 277 - Magic Lantern Slide of American Indian,
reproducing Tshusick, an Ojibway Woman from History of the Indian Tribes of North America, published in Philadelphia, 1836 – 1844. 4" x 3.25" > 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
King James Bible Frontispiece, 19th Century Facsimile
Lot # 202 - King James Bible Frontispiece, 19th Century Facsimile
English, a framed King James Bible frontispiece for the New Testament, with handwritten inscription attesting to provenance Bought from Philip C. Duschens N.Y. Oct., 1935 on verso; 14 x 8.25 in. 19th Century facsimile of the King James Bible frontispiece.  > Item Details
Four Illustrated Early Farming Impliment Handbills & Pamphlets,
Lot # 151 - Four Illustrated Early Farming Impliment Handbills & Pamphlets,
tout The Imperial Steel Lever Harrow, The Lean All Steel Harrow, The Peterson Corn Harvester and The Champion Corn Planter. Three illustrated. 8.5" x 11" to 3.25" x 5.5". > Item Details
Civil War Roster of Co. F, 184th OVI
Lot # 287 - Civil War Roster of Co. F, 184th OVI
17.25 x 20 in.  Template by F.A. Hanzsche, Baltimore. > Item Details
1852 Chromolithograph of <i>Ashland</i>, Home of Henry Clay,
Lot # 111 - 1852 Chromolithograph of Ashland, Home of Henry Clay,
dated 1852, lithographed by T. Sinclair, Philadelphia, 19 x 24" in period frame, 21.5 x 26.5". > Item Details
Illustrated Quarter Sheet Wild West Show Poster
Lot # 283 - Illustrated Quarter Sheet Wild West Show Poster
10.25 x 27.75 in. illustrated broadside advertising Forepaugh's New and Greatest All-Feature Show, including Wild West Show acts such as The Plundered Mail Coach!, Mexican Riders and Lasso Throwers!, Bucking Bronchos and Ponies!, Expert Rifle Practice, Indian War Dances, and A Genuine Cowboy Ba... > 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
Two Collar Boxes with Thermoplastic Lids
Lot # 170 - Two Collar Boxes with Thermoplastic Lids
Lot of 2, each 4.75 x 4.75 x 3.125 in. high with 4.75 in. square thermoplastic lids, one featuring the Virginia Washington Monument in Richmond (completed in 1858) and one with various symbols of Freemasony. Both stamped Ward's on the front wood face, and the masonic box with a Scovill Mfg. Co. sta... > Item Details
William McKinley Photograph by Courtney, Plus Print
Lot # 120 - William McKinley Photograph by Courtney, Plus Print
Lot of 2, including: a silver gelatin portrait of McKinley as President-elect, 5 3/8" x 7 3/4", inscribed in the negative Copyright Dec. '96 by Courtney Canton O., on a 8 3/8" x 10 7/8" light gray beveled edge mount bearing Courtney's raised emblem, housed under glass in a period frame along with an... > 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
Reuben Marmaduke Potter LS
Lot # 266 - Reuben Marmaduke Potter LS
1p, 8 x 10 in., U.S. Arsenal, 28 April 1856. Secretarial cover letter for a property return form signed by Major Reuben M[armaduke] Potter. Reuben Marmarduke Potter was born in New Jersey. By the time of the Texas Revolution, Anglo settlers outnumbered Mexican-born citizens by about 4 to 1. Potte... > Item Details
Autographed Note from Joseph H. Choate, American Diplomat and Lawyer,
Lot # 212 - Autographed Note from Joseph H. Choate, American Diplomat and Lawyer,
5.5" x 8.5" reading 52 Wall St. 15 June 1897 Master Louis Harris; As you requested I send you my autograph and an Yours Joseph H. Choate.Joseph Hodges Choate (1832-1917) American lawyer, historian and diplomat, born in Salem, Mass., graduate of Harvard Law in 1854, admitted to the bar in 1855, N.Y.C... > 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
George Barker Large Format Photograph of Niagara Falls
Lot # 29 - 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
1788 American Indenture,
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