Lot 15    

Civil War-Era Turned Cover
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
3" x 5.5" envelope, turned inside out. Original addressee Mrs. and Mr. Crawford, Seales Station, Ala., visible inside envelope, with a canceled Confederate 10 cent stamp, S.J. Boling, [illegible] Butler City, Ala., and a Seales Station, Ala., Aug 24 handwritten postmark on the outside.

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Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of Treasury, CDV by Brady
Lot # 241 - Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of Treasury, CDV by Brady
An Anthony/Brady backmarked carte, with penciled identification on recto. Chase (1808-73), born in New Hampshire, raised in Cincinnati, elected to the U.S. Senate in 1849, elected Governor of Ohio in 1855 and 57, and U.S. Senator in 1860, became Secretary of the Treasury under Lincoln, and in 1864 L... > Item Details
Large Collection of Stereoviews, Plus
Lot # 213 - Large Collection of Stereoviews, Plus
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Abraham Lincoln U.S. Mint Medal
Lot # 234 - Abraham Lincoln U.S. Mint Medal
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L.A. Huffman Collotype, <i>Yellowstone from Pompey's Pillar</i>
Lot # 304 - L.A. Huffman Collotype, Yellowstone from Pompey's Pillar
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David S. Hoyt's Mexican War Appointment and Pension Papers, Plus
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Gunter Surveyor's Chains, Group of Four, Plus Chaining Pins
Lot # 227 - Gunter Surveyor's Chains, Group of Four, Plus Chaining Pins
Lot of 5, including 4 chains with tags and handles, with the following lengths; 32 ft. 4 in.; 33 ft. 5 in.; 32 ft. 6 in.; and 33 in.; plus a set of surveyor's chaining pins. > Item Details
Collection of Civil War-Related Books
Lot # 21 - Collection of Civil War-Related Books
Lot of 11 books, including: The Photographic History of the Civil War. Francis Trevelyan Miller, Editor in Chief, with introductions by Henry Steele Commager. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1957. Volumes 1-6 and 9-10 of 10, two volumes per book. 4to, blue cloth wraps with library index number inscrib... > Item Details
Tennessee <i>$30 REWARD</i> Poster for Two African Americans & Mulatto
Lot # 248 - Tennessee $30 REWARD Poster for Two African Americans & Mulatto
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Civil War Bible of Lt. Henry K. Stevens, CSN, KIA Bayou Teche
Lot # 28 - Civil War Bible of Lt. Henry K. Stevens, CSN, KIA Bayou Teche
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Oxford: Printed at the University Press, for the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1857. Small Pica 8vo, ornate embossed black leather wraps with gilt-titled spine, marbleized endpapers. FFEP is ink inscribed Grace T. Stevens / with the love of... > Item Details
Two Photographs of Southwestern Indians
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Lot of 2, including: a circa 1880 albumen cabinet photograph on a Continent Stereoscopic Co. New York. imprinted mount, titled in the negative 108-Lulu, the Belle of Laguna; and a circa 1870s albumen photograph, titled in the negative Zuni Water Carrier, on a boudoir size mount imprinted with an ext... > Item Details
Napoleon Print by William S. Leney
Lot # 166 - Napoleon Print by William S. Leney
William S. Leney (British, 1769-1831) titled Napoleon at Maltmaison lower margin, printer's mark l.r.; 21 x 14.5 in. > Item Details
Indian Wars CDV of Man Dressed In A Band Uniform With Drum
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U.S. Mexican War Era and Civil War Cannonballs and Grapeshot, Lot of 11
Lot # 73 - U.S. Mexican War Era and Civil War Cannonballs and Grapeshot, Lot of 11
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CDV of General George Crook by Sarony
Lot # 88 - CDV of General George Crook by Sarony
on a cream Sarony & Co. backmarked mount. General George R. Crook (1828-1890), commanded the 36th Ohio, the Kanawha Division, and the VIII Corps of the Union Army during the Civil War, commanded several other divisions during the Indian and Apache Wars, and spent his final years as commander of the... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Captain Walter Taylor,
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Clock, Watchmaker, Silversmith <i>Wm. Whitcroft</i>, Annapolis, Maryland Nameplate
Lot # 226 - Clock, Watchmaker, Silversmith Wm. Whitcroft, Annapolis, Maryland Nameplate
2.5" diam. engraved brass nameplate from a grandfather clock reading Wm. Whitcroft / Annapoles. However the "i" and "e" have been transposed, as the owner was actually William Whitcroft of Annapolis, Maryland, a metal smith whose name appears in several records and publications regarding colonial a... > Item Details
Apache Infant in Cradle by Ben Wittick
Lot # 157 - Apache Infant in Cradle by Ben Wittick
3.75 x 5.5 in. print, unmounted, showing an infant in a shaded cradleboard among Wittick's familiar studio set (the same blanket, chair, and rock appear in many of his photographs). Circa 1887, captioned in the negative Apache baby and Wittick photo. > Item Details
D.F. Barry Indian Burial Photograph
Lot # 127 - D.F. Barry Indian Burial Photograph
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Real Photo Postcards of Barge Canal Near Vischers Ferry, NY
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