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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CDV of Rear Admiral Joseph Smith
Lot # 62 - CDV of Rear Admiral Joseph Smith
no back mark, without written identification. Joseph Smith (1790-1877) joined the sailing navy in 1809 and was a veteran of the battle of Lake Champlain under Perry. A senior captain on the eve of the Civil War, Smith spent twenty years as Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks. Placed on the ret... > Item Details
Red Seal Paint Patriotic Spanish American War Calendar
Lot # 239 - Red Seal Paint Patriotic Spanish American War Calendar
An advertising calendar from December 1899 for American Seal Paint. Calendar features a toothy Uncle Sam pointing to portraits of Spanish American War heroes amongst the American Seal Paint seal. Portraits are of McKinley, Dewey, Hobson, and more. Below Uncle Sam reads America's Sons, "American Seal... > Item Details
David S. Hoyt's Mexican War Appointment and Pension Papers, Plus
Lot # 95 - David S. Hoyt's Mexican War Appointment and Pension Papers, Plus
Lot of 7, including: appointment to Massachusetts Militia as Sergt. of a company of Light Infantry, dated 24 Aug. 1841; 2pp letter on letterhead from Adjutant General, 7 Dec. 1846, in response to raising a regiment to proceed to Mexico; 1p partially printed form for 5 companies of cavalry, dated onl... > Item Details
Printed Internal Revenue License from Kentucky, 1864
Lot # 180 - Printed Internal Revenue License from Kentucky, 1864
8.5" x 10.5" partially printed document licensing A. Baker of Augusta, Bracken County, Kentucky to carry on the business of Manufacturer from May 1, 1864 to May 1, 1865, having paid the tax of $10. With the embossed seal of and signed by Internal Revenue Collector John S. Nixon at Covington, Ky., M... > Item Details
Four Draw Brass Telescope
Lot # 79 - Four Draw Brass Telescope
stamped Made in France. 10" x 2.5". 37" fully extended. > Item Details
<i>Special Town Meeting</i>, Upper Pittsgrove, New Jersey, 1865 Broadside
Lot # 22 - Special Town Meeting, Upper Pittsgrove, New Jersey, 1865 Broadside
Dated March 27, 1865, for a town meeting on April 4th ...for the purpose of authorizing the raisin by tax of a sum sufficient to pay bounties for volunteers, by virtue of Act of the Legislature, approved March 2, 1865.; 12" x 12", framed, 13.5" x 14" overall. > Item Details
Civil War Engraving After Felix Darley
Lot # 9 - Civil War Engraving After Felix Darley
Felix Darley (American, 1822-1888), ca 1860-1880, titled March to the Sea lower margin; 24.5 x 40.25 in. > Item Details
<i>Burial of the Dead, Wounded Knee</i> Real Photo Postcard
Lot # 132 - Burial of the Dead, Wounded Knee Real Photo Postcard
copied from the ca January 1, 1891 photo by Trager. The famous photograph showing the members of the 7th Cavalry around a large grave with several Lakota corpses in view, id'd on negative Burial of the Dead, Battle Field of Wounded Knee S.D., Stevens Copy, with blank postcard template stamp on vers... > Item Details
CDV of Minstrel in Blackface
Tintype of Sheriff and Deputy
Lot # 300 - Tintype of Sheriff and Deputy
Sixth-plate full length photo of the pair, with the taller sheriff's badge visible on his jacket. > Item Details
General Motors Train Advertisements, <i>Across the New Frontier</i>
Lot # 271 - General Motors Train Advertisements, Across the New Frontier
Lot of six prints, each professionally matted and framed under glass, 12" x 14" (sight), 14.25" x 18.25" overall. One frame contains the original portfolio cover on verso, which notes that this collection, titled Across the New Frontier and published for the Electro-Motive Division/General Motors Co... > Item Details
Roy Felton Williams Photo Postcards
Lot # 116 - Roy Felton Williams Photo Postcards
Complete set of 16 postcards with Roland Reed's images on recto and brief captions on verso, 3.3 x 5.5 in. R. F. Williams, Reed's cousin, continued to sell Reed's works after his death. > Item Details
W.S. Soule Photographs of Commanche Chiefs
Lot # 123 - W.S. Soule Photographs of Commanche Chiefs
Lot of 2 copy photographs, each 4" x 5.5." on 7" x 8.75" mounts, copyrighted in the negative Copyright 1901 by Pioneer Roll Paper Co. One is titled in the negative Asa-to-yet or "Grey Leggins" Commanche Chief, showing the chief holding a Colt revolver. The other is titled in the negative Ter Her Y... > Item Details
Indian Wars CDV of Man Dressed In A Band Uniform With Drum
Lot # 91 - Indian Wars CDV of Man Dressed In A Band Uniform With Drum
ca 1870s, with a W.R. Cross of Niobara, Nebraska, backmark and pencil inscribed "Brady" / Fort Stockton on verso, showing an African American soldier in full uniform standing beside his drum. Fort Stockton, TX was where the majority of the members of the 9th and 10th Cavalry, better known as the "B... > Item Details
CDV of Brevet Major General Alexander Hays KIA at the Wilderness
Lot # 44 - CDV of Brevet Major General Alexander Hays KIA at the Wilderness
a photograph of the seated general, on an E.&H.T. Anthony backmarked mount. General Alexander Hays (1819-1864) was brevetted Union Major General due to gallantry in battle and was killed in action at the Battle of the Wilderness. > Item Details
[MEXICAN WAR] Three Titles Relating to the War with Mexico
Lot # 96 - [MEXICAN WAR] Three Titles Relating to the War with Mexico
Wilcox, Gen. Cadmus M. History of the Mexican War. Washington (DC): The Church News Publishing Company, 1892. 8vo, half leather with brown cloth, gilt 4-band spine, gilt page edges, [10], 711 pp, all plates and maps listed on table of contents except the ones facing pages 361 and 367 (Contreras batt... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Federal Officer
Lot # 69 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Federal Officer
an unidentified company grade infantry officer poses casually with his foot officer’s sword. > Item Details
Carl Moon Portrait of a Navajo
Lot # 149 - Carl Moon Portrait of a Navajo
15.5" x 12" print on board in original 23.5" x 20" wooden frame. > Item Details
Christian Kaadt Boudoir Photograph of A Cochiti Pueblo Indian
Lot # 150 - Christian Kaadt Boudoir Photograph of A Cochiti Pueblo Indian
Ca 1890 silver gelatin print inscribed in the negative Kotche Indian, N.M./89. and with Kaadt's name in reverse. Verso with brief modern ink inscribed biography of photographer Christian G. Kaadt (1868-1905), who was born in Denmark and operated the Santa Fe Art Studio 1899-1905. Appointed officia... > Item Details
Kurz & Allison Chromolithograph <i>The Battle of Franklin</i>
Lot # 7 - Kurz & Allison Chromolithograph The Battle of Franklin
showing the battle of Battle of Franklin, dated November 30, 1864 and includes the numbered loss of life l.l., marked l.r. copyrighted 1891 by Kurz & Allison Art Publishers, Chicago, IL. > Item Details
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