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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Military Caricatures, Prints
Lot # 94 - Military Caricatures, Prints
Lot of three. Probably American, ca 1890s, showing British military an royalty, including Prince Albert Edward (later King Edward VII), a portly, red-faced admiral, and two smoking soldiers. Each professionally and attractively framed, 6.5" x 8.25" (sight), 11.5" x 13" (overall). > 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
Two Magic Lantern Slides of Abraham Lincoln,
Lot # 115 - Two Magic Lantern Slides of Abraham Lincoln,
from lithographs, one a bust and the other a full-length standing figure. The latter appears to have been isolated from one of Alexander Gardner's celebrated 1862 group photographs of President Lincoln in the field. Both slides retain collection labels of Arthur L. Princehorn, an Oberlin College pho... > Item Details
Kellogg Print <i>Scene in Vera Cruz During the Bombardment</i>
Lot # 89 - Kellogg Print Scene in Vera Cruz During the Bombardment
10.5 x 14 in., copyright 1847 to E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, New York., hand colored in four shades. > Item Details
Two Illustrated Military Songsters
Lot # 102 - Two Illustrated Military Songsters
Includes Army Song Book, anonymous, compiled by the Adjutant Generals office, 1941, Washington, GPO, small 32mo in illustrated card stock wraps with 64pp and 67 songs, AND a chap book size volume (48mo) entitled The Bunker Hill Songster, in illustrated wraps, 34pp, being an undated 20th century repr... > Item Details
Queen Victoria, Clipped Signature, 1838
Lot # 209 - Queen Victoria, Clipped Signature, 1838
Postmarked 22.10.38.  4.75 x 7 in. irregular.  Framed to 9.25 x 18 in.  Signed Victoria R[e]g. Various stamps and seals from the left margin of whatever document this was. Framed with a small lithograph of Victoria. > Item Details
William McKinley Campaign Lithograph
Lot # 121 - William McKinley Campaign Lithograph
A large format Yours Very Truly lithograph of William McKinley with facsimile autograph below. Compliments of the Henderson-Achert-Krebs Litho. Co., Cin., O. Black on white, sight 19.5" x 25.5". Overall 24.5" x 30.75". > 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
<i>President Garfield and Cabinet</i> Lithograph
Lot # 117 - President Garfield and Cabinet Lithograph
Lithograph with President Garfield and his cabinet shaking hands with the Capitol Building in the background. At the bottom of the image in tiny print, are the names of the people seen. Heading reads Presented by the Weed Sewing Machine Company, of Hartford. Conn, Manufacturers of the "Hartford" and... > 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
Advertising Poster for <I>The Overland Pacific Tea Company</i>
Lot # 157 - Advertising Poster for The Overland Pacific Tea Company
ca. 1890s, dominated by a colorful rendering of a comely maiden holding a posy while the back is conservatively imprinted by The Overland Pacific Tea Company of Covington. 7" x 9.5". > Item Details
Late 19th Century Stereoviews, Including Spanish American War and Alaskan Goldrush
Lot # 58 - Late 19th Century Stereoviews, Including Spanish American War and Alaskan Goldrush
Lot of 14 stereoviews published by Keystone and Strohmeyer & Wyman, most ca 1898, including: a fine GAR view, 9372-G.A.R. Parade at Cincinnati O., Sept. 7, '98; several Spanish-American War-related views, 9096-Reconcentrados and their Farm Stock, Havana Province, Cuba., 9122-Unloading War Supplies, ... > Item Details
Early Union Type Sixth Plate Wall Frame,
Lot # 4 - Early Union Type Sixth Plate Wall Frame,
of a somber young girl, possibly in mourning, posing with a younger sibling of indeterminate gender. The image is behind an ornate brass mat set into a molded frame embellished with a floral and ivy border. 4.25" x 4.75" overall. > Item Details
Scarce Landon - Knox Jugate Campaign Poster
Lot # 134 - Scarce Landon - Knox Jugate Campaign Poster
A jugate campaign poster from the 1936 presidential election, featuring the Republican candidates Alfred Landon and Frank Knox. Features a jugate portrait of the two and reads Regular Republican Nominations, For President Alfred M. Landon of Kansas, For Vice Pres. Frank C. Knox of Illinois. Sight 22... > Item Details
UCV Ribbon Worn at Anniversary of R.E. Lee's Birth
Lot # 74 - UCV Ribbon Worn at Anniversary of R.E. Lee's Birth
2 x 6 in., simply printed "Confederate Veteran" with a flag.  It appears that its owner pinned it to this sheet of paper as soon as the celebrations were over, and wrote the note so all would remember. > Item Details
I.T. Bowen Hand-Colored Lithograph of <i>Meta-Koosega</i>
Lot # 270 - I.T. Bowen Hand-Colored Lithograph of Meta-Koosega
Titled Meta-Koosega/A Chippeway Warrior. Published by F.W. Greenough of Philadelphia, with Greenough's 1836 copyright line, Drawn Printed & Coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment No. 94 Walnut St. 13.75" x 18.75", 16" x 21" with frame. > Item Details
RECEIPTS: <i>Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts...</i>
Lot # 185 - RECEIPTS: Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts...
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts, In All the Useful and Domestic Arts.  Philadelphia: James Kay, Jr., and Bro., originally published in 1829.  "Receipts" in this case refers to what we would now call "recipes." > 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
Cowboys Armed with Pistols, Cabinet Card from Pendleton, Oregon
Lot # 263 - Cowboys Armed with Pistols, Cabinet Card from Pendleton, Oregon
Cabinet card by M.S. Eastman of Walla Walla, Washington, and Pendleton, Oregon, showing two well-outfitted cowboys.  The taller cowboy wears a hat adorned with stars on the underside of the brim, holds a lariat, and is armed with a small pistol tucked into a cartridge belt stocked with ammuniti... > Item Details
Carson City Lithographed Bank Check,
Lot # 265 - Carson City Lithographed Bank Check,
September 5, 1876, with its manuscript portion recording a $30 deposit by one Henry Meyer. Issued while a U. S. branch mint operated in Carson City, this document is embellished with a rather crude vignette of a period gold coin. 8" x 3.25". > Item Details
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