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
Photograph of a Western Mining Town
Lot # 254 - Photograph of a Western Mining Town
Silver gelatin photograph, 11.25 x 19.25 in., framed to 13.25 x 21.25 in.  The photograph shows a small hillside mining town somewhere in the American West, probably Nevada or California, with a small church under construction and several mounted men at center, accompanied by pack horses and se... > Item Details
Lomen Brothers, Nome, Alaska, Photograph of <i>Winner Third Place, 3rd Alaska Sweepstakes</i>, Featuring Scott Allan, Driver
Lot # 255 - Lomen Brothers, Nome, Alaska, Photograph of Winner Third Place, 3rd Alaska Sweepstakes, Featuring Scott Allan, Driver
Panoramic photograph titled in the negative: Winner Third Place/ Allan and Darling Entry, 3rd All Alaska Sweepstakes, Scotty Allan, Driver. Copyrighted lower right in the negative: 1910, By/ Lomen Bros./ Nome, Alaska. 15 x 24 in.  The Allan and Darling kennel is considered one... > 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
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
Irwin Cabinet Photographs of Lone Wolf, Plus a Kiowa Squaw
Lot # 268 - Irwin Cabinet Photographs of Lone Wolf, Plus a Kiowa Squaw
Lot of 2 cabinet card photographs, the first identified on verso as Lone Wolf in war costume, featuring the young warrior wearing a feather headdress, looking away from the camera, only a small portion of his face visible, aiming his bow and arrow at an unknown target. With Irwin's Ch... > Item Details
CDVs of Indiana & Louisiana Photographers, One Autographed
Lot # 9 - CDVs of Indiana & Louisiana Photographers, One Autographed
Lot of 2, including: CDV portrait of J.H. Swaine, Photographer, identified in ink in the recto margin, with the backmark of Swaine & Mote, Richmond, Indiana. CDV portrait of a man identified on verso as Mr. Tagenstein (maybe Jagerstein or Jagenstein?), who made Pa's picture, New Orlean... > Item Details
English Fox Hunting Engraving, Published by Ackermann from a Dean Wolstenholme Painting
Lot # 237 - English Fox Hunting Engraving, Published by Ackermann from a Dean Wolstenholme Painting
Hand-colored engraving titled Fox Hunting, from a painting by Dean Wolstenholme, engraved by Sutherland, published by R. Ackermann, London.  Plate impression is 10.25 x 28.25, measures 13.75 x 31.5 overall with frame. > 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
Levi P. Morton, U.S. Vice President, Clipped Signature, Plus
Lot # 215 - Levi P. Morton, U.S. Vice President, Clipped Signature, Plus
Morton, Levi Parsons (1824-1920). Vice President of the United States under Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893) and 31st Governor of New York (1895-96). Signature Levi P. Morton in black ink, on a 2.5" x 3.5" card. PLUS, an albumen print of Morton in profile, 3.25" X 5.25", on a card stock mount, 7.5" x... > Item Details
Two 19th Century Copy Books, & Autograph Book,
Lot # 171 - Two 19th Century Copy Books, & Autograph Book,
smallest dated 1870, Blotter dated 1879, autograph book dated 1861-64, with occasional later notes. 12mo in red leather boards with gilt front, ffep with Alice E. Palmer, Wyoming, NY. The first few autographs are from soldiers in the 130th New York Vols., Aug. 1862, Camp Portage. Most of the enliste... > 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
General Benjamin Lincoln Receipt,1797
Lot # 207 - General Benjamin Lincoln Receipt,1797
Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810).  Major General in Continental Army during the American Revolution; notably accepted the British surrender at Yorktown.  SECRETARIALLY signed receipt, 7.5 x 6.25 in., partially printed, June 20, 1797, at Port of Boston, for $15.30 of duties on goods bound for S... > 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
CDV of A Young Artist or Photograph Painter
Lot # 7 - CDV of A Young Artist or Photograph Painter
A cdv photograph of a young man seated at a table, who appears to be painting a photograph or putting the final touches on a landscape painting, with photographer's imprint Whittemore, Rochester, N.H. below image. > Item Details
Original Anheuser Busch Brewing Company <i>Custer's Last Fight</i> Print
Lot # 153 - Original Anheuser Busch Brewing Company Custer's Last Fight Print
A first issue printing on canvas by the Milwaukee Litho Co., dated 1896, with the following printed below the image: Custer's Last Fight. / The Original Painting has been Presented to the Seventh Regiment U.S. Cavalry / By Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association, St. Louis, MO, U.S.A., features one of th... > Item Details
Autographed Jo Reddy, Postmaster General White House Presentation Document,
Lot # 136 - Autographed Jo Reddy, Postmaster General White House Presentation Document,
Laminated document that reads To Jo Reddy / With appreciation for your dedicated years of service to The White House / best wishes from all your friends / January 12, 1979, signed by 150+ members of the White House staff, 15 x 19", partially mounted on mat board, 17.5 x 22.25". Jo Reddy se... > 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
[African Americans] African American Quadruple Lynching Real Photo Postcard 
Lot # 147 - [African Americans] African American Quadruple Lynching Real Photo Postcard 
Real photo postcard, titled in the negative Necktie Party in Mexico, with credit to W.H. Horne Co., El Paso, Texas. Blank on verso except for postcard template. > Item Details
<i>Thomas Nast</i> Engravings from <i>Harpers</i>, Including Civil War & Holiday,
Lot # 235 - Thomas Nast Engravings from Harpers, Including Civil War & Holiday,
lot of 19 engravings from Harper's Weekly, most by Thomas Nast, featuring several Civil War scenes such as The Prisons at Richmond and The Rebels Shelling the New York Militia in the Main Street of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, among many others, as well as Thanksgiving scenes; full page and centerfold en... > Item Details
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