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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New Hampshire Militia Penalty Document, 1841
Lot # 90 - New Hampshire Militia Penalty Document, 1841
Dated October 1, 1841, at New Ipswich, New Hampshire, a document addressed to William W. Prichard of the 1st Infantry, 22nd Regiment, New Hampshire Militia, authorizing him to collect a $2 penalty, plus $0.40 for the cost of the notice and his own fees, from a Reuben Clark, who had failed to show up... > 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
Civil War Letter From Cameron Corry, Co. G, 5th MI Infantry
Lot # 16 - Civil War Letter From Cameron Corry, Co. G, 5th MI Infantry
4pp. letter from Cameron Corry of the 5th Mich. Inf., Company G, to hi wife. Written in ink and datelined Fort [illegible] Va / April the 2nd/65, the letter reads in part...Elisa dear you must excuse this poor writing for I am in a hurry...we got to fire a national salute from our fort of 35 guns t... > Item Details
<i>U.S.S. Oregon</i> Sea Trials, Ten Photogravures,
Lot # 60 - U.S.S. Oregon Sea Trials, Ten Photogravures,
overall size 14 x 17"; image size 6.75 x 9". All dated and timed on verso. The U.S.S. Oregon was built by the Union Iron Works of San Francisco, CA. These sea trials thought to have taken place in the Santa Barbara Channel, before her guns were mounted, Aug 21-22, 1894. She was commissioned in 1896,... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Boy on Tricycle
Lot # 151 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Boy on Tricycle
image of a boy in a hat posed on a tricycle, looking pouty; in full floral embossed paper case. > Item Details
Sweet Caporal Lady Actress Cards Including Topless Portrait
Lot # 1 - Sweet Caporal Lady Actress Cards Including Topless Portrait
Lot of 9, 1.5" x 2.5", with Absolutely Pure / The Old Reliable Sweet Caporal Cigarette / Has Stood the Test of Time. / More Sold Than All Other Brands Combined printed on verso. Includes a rare topless portrait, of a Mrs. Fitzherbert. > Item Details
Cabinet Cards of 19th Century Actors and Actresses, Lot of 92
Lot # 128 - Cabinet Cards of 19th Century Actors and Actresses, Lot of 92
Most circa 1890s, various imprints, mostly Newsboy of New York. Most are portraits printed with the name of the actor or actress, some show the actor in costume and note the specific role. Several each of Sarah Bernhardt, Lillian Russell, Della Fox, Julia Marlowe, E.H. Sothern, Chauncey Olcott, an... > Item Details
Early Wisconsin Family Photographs, Including ID'd Soldiers
Lot # 152 - Early Wisconsin Family Photographs, Including ID'd Soldiers
Lot of 5, including 4 tintypes and one ambrotype, all from the same Wisconsin family. In one photograph, the soldiers are identified as Harvey and Albert Hopkins. The Hopkins brothers served with the 11th Wisconsin Infantry. A photograph of Oliver Russell is also included. Russell served with the 36... > Item Details
<i>Nouveau Plan De Paris</i> 1873 Fold-out Map,
Lot # 127 - Nouveau Plan De Paris 1873 Fold-out Map,
Bechet, Bernardin. Nouveau Plan De Paris, ou Guide Etrangers. Paris, 1873. 16mo, with red cloth boards and lithographed paper label, containing a folded, 24" x 34.75", large Paris street map, hand-colored, with architectural vignettes including: the Arc de Triumph, Pantheon, government establishment... > Item Details
1917 Montana State Map
Lot # 168 - 1917 Montana State Map
32" x 51", approx. 9" x 10" folded. Includes transmittal envelope from the Office of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, addressed to a Mr. Bell of the Garwood, NJ, office of the Bell Electric Motor Co. > Item Details
Hollywood Film Stills From Various Movies, Including Musicals
Lot # 97 - Hollywood Film Stills From Various Movies, Including Musicals
Lot of 107, either 8" x 10" or 7 5/8" x 9 1/8", ca late 1940s to early 1950s, including both scene stills and publicity portraits. > Item Details
CDV of an American Scottish Highlander, Plus,
Lot # 134 - CDV of an American Scottish Highlander, Plus,
while due to the lack of color it is not possible to tell which clan this gentleman is a member of he is wearing a full Tartan kilt, including feathered cap, with imprint of E.P. Dunsbee & Son, Boston. > 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
Abraham Lincoln Illustration,
Lot # 83 - Abraham Lincoln Illustration,
a charming, anonymous depiction of Abraham Lincoln taking notes on board a river boat while an African American woman and two children observe the president, with a well-dressed gentleman to Lincoln's left and an armed soldier standing guard at his right; gouache on board, 10.5 x 10.5" (sight), fram... > Item Details
Two Fine Western U.S. Photographs of Early Agriculture,
Lot # 192 - Two Fine Western U.S. Photographs of Early Agriculture,
includes a ca. 1890,unmounted, 6 x 8" image, titled in negative Clawson Shearing Crew at Rob Roy Shearing Pens and Sheep Shearing Newcastle, Wyoming in inked manuscript on verso. AND a ca. 1890 warm-toned gelatin print titled on verso Thrashing. Abilene, Kans. > Item Details
7th New York Civil War Photographs of Camp Cameron
Lot # 42 - 7th New York Civil War Photographs of Camp Cameron
Three albumen photographs mounted on lined paper with inked identifications and applied paper clippings, housed in a double-sided glass frame, 7.75" x 9.5" sight, 13" x 15" overall. > 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
Rhode Island Civil War Recognition Certificate
Lot # 19 - Rhode Island Civil War Recognition Certificate
recognizing Capt. Phanuel E. Bishop Co. B 14th R.I.H.A. and dated Providence, May 4th 1869, signed by Rhode Island Governor and former Union General Ambrose E. Burnside; 13" x 16", framed, 13.75" x 16.75" overall. > Item Details
<i>Record of the Forty-Fourth Massachusetts</i>, 1863
Lot # 24 - Record of the Forty-Fourth Massachusetts, 1863
Record of the Service of the Forty-Fourth Massachusetts Volunteer Militia in North Carolina, August 1862 to May 1863. Boston: University Press, 1887. Quarto, black cloth with gilt-lettered spine, 364 pp. An exhaustive account of the regiment's movements and daily life consisting of 15 chapters writ... > Item Details
Large Group of GAR, Political Advertising and Other Pinbacks,  and Medals,
Lot # 30 - Large Group of GAR, Political Advertising and Other Pinbacks, and Medals,
lot of 120 plus. Includes 12 GAR medals and pinbacks, a variety of political cellos including: Teddy Roosevelt, William Jennings Bryant, McKinley-Hobart, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Lowden, Nixon-Lodge, PLUS other gubernatorial pinbacks including: a rare prohibition cello pinback, a 1917 Bo... > Item Details
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