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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[Misc. Photos] Signed Photograph of Everett B. Church on Horseback 
Lot # 298 - [Misc. Photos] Signed Photograph of Everett B. Church on Horseback 
A 6.75" x 8.5" photograph of Mr. Church on horseback, signed Yours Very Truly / Everett B. Church at upper left, on a 9.5" x 11" mount with the blindstamp of Gunner of Durango, Colorado. Housed in the original frame still attached with the order number of the Boston framer. > Item Details
Very Large Group of 18th-20th Century Engravings and Prints of Historical Figures,
Lot # 158 - Very Large Group of 18th-20th Century Engravings and Prints of Historical Figures,
with ca 75 engravings, wood blocks and or lithographs of important historical figures suitable for framing with autographs, most from Anderson Auction Co. in N.Y. Sizes range from 2" x 3" to as large as 10" x 12". Many of the signers are included. Some of the more important persons include John Star... > 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
[Civil War - CDV] Farragut at Mobile Bay by W.H. Overend 
Lot # 105 - [Civil War - CDV] Farragut at Mobile Bay by W.H. Overend 
An albumen CDV engraving from a photograph, framed with an illustration of Farragut at Mobile Bay by W.H. Overend; 5 x 7.75 in, 10.75" x 15.75" overall. > Item Details
<i>Commodore Foote & the Fairy Queen</i> with William Ellinger CDV
Lot # 11 - Commodore Foote & the Fairy Queen with William Ellinger CDV
With backmark of J.Q.A. Tresize of Zanesville, Ohio, a canceled two cent revenue stamp, and the period pencil inscription Com. Foote & Sister & Col. Ellinger on verso. Ellinger was the Baltimore promoter who managed the diminutive brother and sister duo. > Item Details
William Vernon and Abram Selleck ALsS
Lot # 228 - William Vernon and Abram Selleck ALsS
Lot of 2, including a 6.25" square reciept or bill relating to a shipment of flour on the brig Cicero and dated Newport, 11th March, 1768, signed by Vernon and Selleck, PLUS a 2.5" x 8" note dated Sep 1769 signed or addressed William Vernon also regarding a purchase of flour. William Vernon (1719-1... > Item Details
1862 Farm Auction Broadside,
Lot # 179 - 1862 Farm Auction Broadside,
nice Civil War era broadside for a farm auction near Easton, Mass., 13.5" x 17.5", matted and framed, 20.5" x 25.5". > Item Details
Two-Yard-Long Panoramic Photograph of an Illinois Baseball Game
Lot # 27 - Two-Yard-Long Panoramic Photograph of an Illinois Baseball Game
8.25 x 70 in. One team wearing Illinois jerseys, the other team's uniforms emblazoned with an Old English/Gothic M.  Possibly the University of Illinois. Their competitors are a bit mysterious - not the University of Minnesota (block-like M with "spread legs"), Missouri ("Missouri" written out... > Item Details
Unusual Chromolithographed Sign for <i>Cap Saluting Device</i>, Plus,
Lot # 152 - Unusual Chromolithographed Sign for Cap Saluting Device, Plus,
Lot of 2, both silkscreened on heavy card stock, ca 1960s includes one with enlarge polychrome patent document-type drawing of a cap Saluting Device with patent date of Mar. 10, 1896, 38.5" x 56.75", AND one with a cigar-puffing gentleman riding in a most unusual cycle machine, in original wood fram... > Item Details
Black Face Pieces, Photograph and Theater Poster,
Lot # 142 - Black Face Pieces, Photograph and Theater Poster,
lot of 2, including an early 20th century silver gelatin photograph of a group of minstrel performers, with six in black face, 6.75 x 8" (sight), mounted on cardstock, framed, 11.5 x 13.5"; and a theater poster advertising Hink and Dink / Black Face Comedians in Person, performing at the Midland The... > Item Details
[CDV] Trick Photography CDVs 
Lot # 8 - [CDV] Trick Photography CDVs 
Lot of 2 CDVs by William Giles of West Aurora, Illinois, both featuring the same man, possibly Giles himself. The subject shakes hands with himself in one, and points out something off-camera to himself in the other. Both with Giles' backmark, which also notes his wife as an agent for Singer sewin... > Item Details
St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railroad, 1875,
Lot # 279 - St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railroad, 1875,
6.75 x 20.75 in., advertising Low Rates to Arkansas and Missouri via Saint Louis over the Popular St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern R'y, with a illustrated seal featuring a winged rail wheel and Bound for the Happy Lands above a map of the line. > Item Details
[Transportation] U.S. Inspector's Certificate for Steamboat Pilot, Plus <i>Steamer Natchez</i> Illustrated Imprint
Lot # 249 - [Transportation] U.S. Inspector's Certificate for Steamboat Pilot, Plus Steamer Natchez Illustrated Imprint
Lot of 2, including: United States Inspectors' Certificate To Pilots, to Arthur Van Patten, signed by District of Michigan inspectors Abram Dodge and Myson Scott, March 24, 1891, granting permission to practice as Mate of Freight Steamers of 500 Tons and under on the waters of Lakes Superior,... > Item Details
ALMANAC: <i>The World 1908 Almanac and Encyclopedia</i>,
Lot # 176 - ALMANAC: The World 1908 Almanac and Encyclopedia,
New York (NY): Press Publishing Company, 1907. 12mo, paper bound, 1000 pp. The first 150 pages dedicated to advertisements. > 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
Group of Ambros, Dags & CDV's,
Lot # 3 - Group of Ambros, Dags & CDV's,
includes a sixth plate daguerreotype of mother with child, with inverted SCOVILLS mark along upper edge; a sixth plate ambrotype of a seated matron; a ninth plate ambrotype of a young woman, Boston gallery label on verso; a small albumen print of a gentleman, behind preserver in its original sixth p... > Item Details
Keystone Magic Lantern Slides, Including American Indian,
Lot # 47 - Keystone Magic Lantern Slides, Including American Indian,
One set as follows: Indian Basket Weaving, Prince Edward Island and Indian Woman Working on Moose Hide, near Atlin, British Columbia. Both images by the Keystone View Company of Meadville, Pennsylvania. Additional Keystone slides in this lot variously depict coal cars in Ohio, agriculture in New Yor... > 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
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