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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Panoramic Silver Print of Early The Hyde Park Lumber Co., Cincinnati, Ohio,
Lot # 23 - Panoramic Silver Print of Early The Hyde Park Lumber Co., Cincinnati, Ohio,
ca 1910, 10" x 35.5", in period frame (11" x 36.5") showing the yard with early trucks parted in foreground, signed in negative Photo By C.B. Stone, 1702 Elm St. Cin., O. > Item Details
Scarce Accordion-Fold Hand-Held Stereoviewer,
Lot # 62 - Scarce Accordion-Fold Hand-Held Stereoviewer,
walnut and steel and stamped on card holder Patented/Jul. 5, 1870 & Mar. 26, 1878, with folding turned wooden handle and fine optic lens, 5.25" wide x 5.5" when closed and 8.5" when fully extended. > Item Details
Fourteen Engravings, All Sporting Subjects from <I>Harpers</I>, Boxing Yacht & Rowing Regata, Hunting & More,
Lot # 236 - Fourteen Engravings, All Sporting Subjects from Harpers, Boxing Yacht & Rowing Regata, Hunting & More,
Lot of 14 engravings from Harper's Weekly, primarily full-page, featuring depictions of the following activities or events: Shore Shooting; Ruffed Grouse Shooting in Pennsylvania; Grand Festival Reception To John C. Heenan (boxer); A Game of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds; Duck Shooting Nea... > Item Details
[Glass] Glass Stereoviews of France and the Alps
Lot # 61 - [Glass] Glass Stereoviews of France and the Alps
Lot of 14 glass stereoviews, ca 1927-34, each dated and titled on the passe-partout mat.  Most views feature a woman in the frame, and subjects include Lake Annecy, Pont-en-Royan, Perros-Guirec, scenes near Chamonix, Vosges, Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux, Glacier de Bionnassay, Col de Aravis, G... > Item Details
1851 Ireland Census Records of Meehan Family of County Mayo
Lot # 197 - 1851 Ireland Census Records of Meehan Family of County Mayo
Partially printed Certified Copy from the Public Record Office of Ireland, dated January 3, 1910, in which farmer Michael Meehan's family is listed. With mid-20th century postal envelope addressed to USA. 15.75" x 15.25" flat. > Item Details
Large Steel Engraving, <i>The Home of Washington,
Lot # 131 - Large Steel Engraving, The Home of Washington,
22" x 32", framed (28.5" x 38.5"), with Washington greeting a gentleman on front porch while children play in yard. > Item Details
General John J. Pershing, Press Photographs from Event Welcoming Home Alaskan Flyers, Ca 1923
Lot # 104 - General John J. Pershing, Press Photographs from Event Welcoming Home Alaskan Flyers, Ca 1923
2 silver gelatin press photographs, both 8 x 10 in., each with War Department hand stamps and typed, applied paper labels on verso, including: General John J. Pershing and Major Peyton C. March at Bolling Field, Washington, D. C., ready to welcome the returning Alaskan flyers.(c. 1923); and two... > Item Details
[Stereoviews - Ships] Seven Views of Sailing Ships and Steamers
Lot # 53 - [Stereoviews - Ships] Seven Views of Sailing Ships and Steamers
Lot of 7, including: Two views by R. Newell & Son, Philadelphia, titled Port Richmond, Phila., and No. 288 - Iroquois Sloop, The schooner Henry A. Paul in ice, by Nickerson & Smith of Provincetown, Mass. View of a small lake steamer named Nellie Palmer on Silver lake; photo by ... > 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
1913 Dayton Flood, Hand-Colored Photograph by Albert Bolles
Lot # 31 - 1913 Dayton Flood, Hand-Colored Photograph by Albert Bolles
Beautifully hand-colored photograph capturing the aftermath of the Great Dayton Flood, which hit Dayton, OH, and the surrounding area with water in March of 1913. Note the boats floating near the left edge of the frame. Signed lower right A. Bolles, and captioned on mount below image March... > 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
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>Keramic Art of Japan</i>,
Lot # 245 - Keramic Art of Japan,
Audsley, Geo. A. and Bowes, James L. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1881. 4to, rebound three quarter leather over marbled paper boards, gilt page edges, 304pp with 32 plates, 17 of which are colored. > 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
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
[MIDWEST] Turnbull's Map of the Middle Western States, 1835
Lot # 296 - [MIDWEST] Turnbull's Map of the Middle Western States, 1835
Turnbull, James. Turnbull's Map of the States of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, with the Principal Part of Missouri and Michigan. Compiled from the Latest Authorities. Published by Turnbull, Steubenville, Ohio, 1835; Engraved in Cadiz, Ohio by H. Anderson. Approx. 20.5 x 25 in. pocket map in blue leath... > Item Details
Manuscript Inventory of an 1842 Auction
Lot # 244 - Manuscript Inventory of an 1842 Auction
4to, paper wraps. First four pages are a list of property sold at the auction of the estate of Jediah Gifford, 17 Nov. 1842. Items include harnesses, tubs, hammer, knives, axes, a colt, some calves, coffee pot, jars, chairs, etc. A second sale, 3 Dec., covering the next three pages, included simila... > Item Details
Three Civil War CDVs of Confederate Officers, Including Major Robinson
Lot # 64 - Three Civil War CDVs of Confederate Officers, Including Major Robinson
Lot of 3: Bust view of Major Robinson, by McPherson, New Orleans; full standing view of major identified as General Banks on verso; unidentified major, with Balch, Memphis backmark. We have not been able to identify any of them (Robinson and Banks are fairly common names, and there are hundreds... > 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
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