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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1870 Harleian Society Partially Printed Document, London,
Lot # 223 - 1870 Harleian Society Partially Printed Document, London,
3" x 5" partially printed receipt to a Rev. G.U. Huntington for membership in the London-based Harleian Society for the year 1870 and for the sum of One Guinea. The Harleian Society is a registered charity established in 1869. "Its official objects are the transcribing, printing and publishing of... > Item Details
Albumen of Riverboat at Cannelton, Indiana,
Lot # 21 - Albumen of Riverboat at Cannelton, Indiana,
ca. late 19th century, the image depicting a twin-stacked sternwheeler at rest along the Ohio River shore. Matted in fairly recent wooden frame pencil inscribed Cannelton, Indiana / levee on backboard. 7.5" x 5.5" overall with frame. > Item Details
Nine Images of Misc. Maine Soldiers
Lot # 72 - Nine Images of Misc. Maine Soldiers
Including six civilian views dated "1861" of Pvt. Henry C. Lovell, 2nd Me. Inf., Maj. O'Neil W. Robinson, 1st Me. L.A., Pvt. Chas. F. Foye, 17th Me., 1st Lieut. Chas. H. Sawyer, 1st Me. H.A., Sgt. Albert Leach, and 1st Me. H.A. (KIA), Pvt. Geo. H. Holden, 4th Me. L.A. All are... > Item Details
[Advertising] Norwalk, Connecticut Broadside Notice. Extraordinary!, 1859 
Lot # 204 - [Advertising] Norwalk, Connecticut Broadside Notice. Extraordinary!, 1859 
12" x 19" broadside with the bold heading NOTICE / Extraordinary! followed by a poem advertising J.W. Renoud's grocery store in Norwalk, Connecticut. Dated August 16, 1859. > Item Details
1893 Chicago World's Fair Silk Handkerchief
Lot # 230 - 1893 Chicago World's Fair Silk Handkerchief
Souvenir / World's Fair / Chicago / 1492-1893, with a depiction of the Landing of Columbus.  Silk, 18 x 18.5 in. > 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
Two Collar Boxes with Thermoplastic Lids
Lot # 170 - Two Collar Boxes with Thermoplastic Lids
Lot of 2, each 4.75 x 4.75 x 3.125 in. high with 4.75 in. square thermoplastic lids, one featuring the Virginia Washington Monument in Richmond (completed in 1858) and one with various symbols of Freemasony. Both stamped Ward's on the front wood face, and the masonic box with a Scovill Mfg. Co. sta... > Item Details
American & British Expeditioners, Outdoorsmen, & Writers, Group of Autographs Including Fitzhugh Green
Lot # 227 - American & British Expeditioners, Outdoorsmen, & Writers, Group of Autographs Including Fitzhugh Green
Lot of 3, including Fitzhugh Green TNS; Dillon Wallace ANS; and Harold McCracken TNS. The notes are all in response to requests for autographs, dated 1929 to 1931. Fitzhugh Green (1888-1947) was born in St. Joseph, MO and attended Annapolis, graduating in 1909. From 1913 to 1916 he joined Donald B. ... > 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
Early 19th Century Trumbull County, Ohio Deeds
Lot # 196 - Early 19th Century Trumbull County, Ohio Deeds
Lot of two, including a land deed, 1p., 10 x 16.5", signed and dated July 13, 1815, tranferring a tract in the Connecticut Western Reserve, in the State of Ohio, and which is also in Howland and in the County of Trumbull from Gardiner Green and his wife Elizabeth of Boston, MA to James Scott for the... > 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
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
Full Plate Tintype of Comically Dressed Brothers,
Lot # 16 - Full Plate Tintype of Comically Dressed Brothers,
ca. 1880s, depicting a brace of barefoot lads in knee breeches, striped shits and narrow-brimmed straw hats. Oddly enough, the fellows' shirts are tinted while all other surfaces remain unenhanced. Behind stippled paper mat in period wooden frame. Overall 7.75" x 9.75". > 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
WWI-Era Archive of Roy Parker, Brown Hasting Machine Co., Cleveland
Lot # 51 - WWI-Era Archive of Roy Parker, Brown Hasting Machine Co., Cleveland
Includes 25+ letters to Roy Parker, c/o Brown Hasting Machine Co., to APOs for the American Expeditionary Force in France, 1918, plus 25+ 6 x 8 in. photographs and several real photo postcards of the construction of a rail-to-laker facility in Cleveland, plus family photographs. > Item Details
Exceptional Framed Montage Photograph of <i>7th N.Y.V.A.</i> Officer-Casualties
Lot # 71 - Exceptional Framed Montage Photograph of 7th N.Y.V.A. Officer-Casualties
An aesthetically pleasing custom mosaic consisting of 18 albumen worked in two concentric circles around a slightly larger oval albumen of Col. Lewis O. Morris, Killed at Cold Harbor, Va. by Sharpshooter, June 4, 1864, each officer roughly 2” mounted on white stock with printed captions beneath, pub... > Item Details
Frank Leslie’s Lady’s Magazine, Vol XIII, 1863
Lot # 80 - Frank Leslie’s Lady’s Magazine, Vol XIII, 1863
Frank Leslie’s Lady’s Magazine, Vol XIII for 1863. Several color plates of different fish tipped in, plus numerous patterns for various pieces of Victorian dress and costume. Several stories, and 3 separate pages of Civil War cartoons, both for the Union and against the CSA. All the cartoons ar... > Item Details
Nineteenth Century U.S. Politicians, Clipped Signatures
Lot # 217 - Nineteenth Century U.S. Politicians, Clipped Signatures
Lot of 4, including J.J. Crittenden, James. M. Mason, Reverdy Johnson, and J.C. Spencer. John Jordan Crittenden (1786-1863) was a U.S. Representative, Senator, and Governor from Kentucky, as well as a two-time U.S. Attorney General; his signature reads Very respectfully yours, J.J. Crittenden in bl... > Item Details
Indian Wars State Militia Photograph,
Lot # 99 - Indian Wars State Militia Photograph,
albumen, 4.25” x 9.25” showing infantry unit, in two ranks, front kneeling and back standing with shouldered arms and officers and color bearer to left, all in front of a large brick store with painted sign on wall reading Cagle's Cash Store/Staple and Fancy Groceries./Hardware Glassware Queensware ... > Item Details
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