Lot 19    

Rhode Island Civil War Recognition Certificate
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
recognizing Capt. Phanuel E. Bishop Co. B 14th R.I.H.A. and dated Providence, May 4th 1869, signed by Rhode Island Governor and former Union General Ambrose E. Burnside; 13" x 16", framed, 13.75" x 16.75" overall.

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Light, even toning, small dampstain in bottom margin, else very good.
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<i>Farmers Almanac</i>, 1849
Lot # 115 - Farmers Almanac, 1849
Philadelphia: R. Wilson Desilver. 36 pp, 6 x 7.5 in. Manuscript on front D.W. Corey, 1849. The Farmer's Almanac for 1849. Includes calendar of moon cycles, advice for crop and cattle management, information on courts, and other advice. > Item Details
World War I <i>For Home and Country</i> Poster
Lot # 63 - World War I For Home and Country Poster
20" x 30", WWI Victory Liberty Loan poster by Alfred Everitt Orr (1886-1949), published by the New York Lithographic Co. in 1918. For Home and Country above a soldier hugging wife and child with Victory Liberty Loan at bottom and Alfred Everitt Orr - 18 at l.r. > Item Details
Alonzo Bell Transcript of Meeting with General Grant
Lot # 108 - Alonzo Bell Transcript of Meeting with General Grant
5pp. Account of an interview with Gen. U.S. Grant in the evening of Dec 11th, 1866, handwritten by Alonzo Bell (d. 1906), a Civil War volunteer from New York City who would later become Asst. Secretary of the Interior, on stationery printed Treasury Department, Second Auditor's Office. The transci... > Item Details
Herbert Hoover ANS
Lot # 107 - Herbert Hoover ANS
Hoover, Herbert Clark (1874-1964). Thirty-first President of the United States (1929-1933). ANS, 4.5" x 5.5" Herbert Hoover stationery, August, 1954, n.p. Note reads, Dear Friend, Bear with me for not especially acknowledging your gracious message. The thousands of these makes that physically i... > Item Details
Luther <i>Yellowstone</i> Kelly Stereoviews
Lot # 191 - Luther Yellowstone Kelly Stereoviews
Lot of 3 views lacking studio imprints, but printed from negatives taken by Stanley Morrow of Yankton, D.T., with the following verso titles handwritten in pencil: 136 Yellowstone Kelley [sic] setting traps for beaver (on the Missouri), with some hand coloring; 137 Indian discovers Kelly's trail; an... > Item Details
CDV of A Sioux by <i>W.R. Cross</i>
Lot # 77 - CDV of A Sioux by W.R. Cross
with his Niobrara, Neb. backmark, placing the photo ca 1868-1878, inscribed Ma-toke-Naz[?], Lakota in black ink and Red Skirt in pencil on verso, showing an older Sioux man sitting in studio wrapped in a blanket and holding a pipe. > Item Details
Mexican War Meteorological Records from Veracruz
Lot # 55 - Mexican War Meteorological Records from Veracruz
Includes printed instructions for meteorological observations provided by the Smithsonian (drawn up by Louis Blodgett, revised by "Professor Henry"). Instructions for Northwest (posts at Puget Sound, Columbia Barracks, Fort Wallah-wallah, etc.), but apparently adapted for Mexico. Observations for Ve... > Item Details
Gunnison and Denver, Colorado Boudoir Cards
Lot # 187 - Gunnison and Denver, Colorado Boudoir Cards
Lot of three promenade cards, 4" x 7", all ca 1882, including a panoramic view of downtown Denver, marked Panorama of Denver No. 4 on the negative, mounted on a W.H. Jackson & Co card, with his Denver address and a three paragraph history and description of Denver on verso, plus two views of Gunniso... > Item Details
Comic Civil War Political Engraving About Copperheads,
Lot # 3 - Comic Civil War Political Engraving About Copperheads,
3” x 5.5”, with 8 lines of text along left side reading Right Off/For Salt River!/By Way of Delaware Bay!/The K.G.C. Steamer Copperhead, Capt. Charles/Brown (Tinder Box), Master. The T.B. Captain Brown/having been ordered off from Richmond by the ungrateful/Jeff. Davis. Will proceed direct to Salt R... > Item Details
John, Jackie, and Robert Kennedy Collection of Papers
Lot # 109 - John, Jackie, and Robert Kennedy Collection of Papers
An assortment of documents relating to the Kennedy family, including a typed letter signed by Robert F. Kennedy from Volunteers for Johnson-Humphrey-Kennedy headquarters in New York, a thank you card from the office of Jackie Kennedy for sympathies toward her husband's death and 8" x 10" photo of th... > Item Details
Ten <I>Howard Pyle</I> Engravings from <I>Harpers</I> including Christmas,
Lot # 82 - Ten Howard Pyle Engravings from Harpers including Christmas,
lot includes 10 engravings by Howard Pyle from different issues of Harper's Weekly, featuring various domestic scenes, such as a family admiring their Christmas tree, as well as a scene entitled Christmas Morning in Old New York, plus several depictions of men interacting with women; plate sizes var... > Item Details
Longfellow, Henry, <i>The Belfry of Bruges</i>, First Edition from Eugene Field Library
Lot # 118 - Longfellow, Henry, The Belfry of Bruges, First Edition from Eugene Field Library
Longfellow, Henry W. Cambridge: John Owen, 1845 on wrapper which is bound in; 1846 on tp. 16mo, bound in half-leather with marbled paper, endpapers matching, gilt on 5-band spine, 149pp. With Eugene Field and Nov. 1892 in blue ink on ffep. William Butts is suspicious of this notation, since the blue... > Item Details
CDVs of Osage and Omaha Chiefs From Kansas
Lot # 76 - CDVs of Osage and Omaha Chiefs From Kansas
Lot of two, including an a ca 1870s albumen photograph with the pencil inscribed caption Little Bear Chief of Osages below image and Parker & Daugherty of Fort Scott, Kansas, imprints on recto and verso, PLUS an albumen photograph of an unidentified chief, probably Otoe or Omaha, on the verso side o... > Item Details
48 Star American Flag Purportedly From Patton's 3rd Army,
Lot # 161 - 48 Star American Flag Purportedly From Patton's 3rd Army,
cotton muslin, approx. 5 x 9', with stars machine appliquéd on both sides, 2 brass grommets on hoist. Reinforcing square in upper left canton. Valley Forge Flag Co. stamped on hoist. Printed card with flag 48 Star U.S. Regimental Flag from an armored regiment in Patton's 3rd Army. 48 stars became o... > Item Details
Wells Fargo & Co. Express Ephemera, Early 20th Century,
Lot # 180 - Wells Fargo & Co. Express Ephemera, Early 20th Century,
lot of 4. Includes Register of Way-Bills Forwarded, 8.75 x 9.5 in., plain cardboard covers with cloth tape spine; unusued. Front label pre-printed for 19___. Driver's Receipt Book, obl. 4.25 x 8.5 in. Preprinted for 191__; unused. Express Classification and Tables of Graduated Charges....Issued Apri... > Item Details
Washington Fire Society Constitution, Newburyport, MA
Lot # 124 - Washington Fire Society Constitution, Newburyport, MA
Full title: Constitution and Laws of the Washington Fire Society, in Newburyport; Instituted, January, 1806. Later printing, since it includes amendments dated 1818. 16mo, in orange paper wraps, 9 numbered pages. Last 2 pages list of members. Fire has long been a fear of city-dwellers. One need only... > Item Details
39-Star Silk U.S. Flag
Lot # 162 - 39-Star Silk U.S. Flag
ca 1889, 12" x 17", silk, with stars arranged in rows of 6-7-7-6-7-6. A scarce flag as the 39-star flag never legally existed and is probably the result of a flag maker betting on the accession of the Dakota Territory as a single state in 1889. In reality the Dakotas joined the Union as two states... > Item Details
Three Unusual-Sized Photograph Cases
Lot # 135 - Three Unusual-Sized Photograph Cases
All pressed paper; one 3 x 4.25 in. and two 4 x 4.5 in. First with geometric and foliage design, other two same with geometric design on one side, grapes on the other. One case also has quarter plate tintype of a girl and her dog. > Item Details
Robert E. Lee Lithograph
Lot # 5 - Robert E. Lee Lithograph
with Bradley & Co. copyright line, 16" x 22", framed 18.5" x 24.5" overall. > Item Details
Two Fine Western U.S. Photographs of Early Agriculture,
Lot # 192 - Two Fine Western U.S. Photographs of Early Agriculture,
includes a ca. 1890,unmounted, 6 x 8" image, titled in negative Clawson Shearing Crew at Rob Roy Shearing Pens and Sheep Shearing Newcastle, Wyoming in inked manuscript on verso. AND a ca. 1890 warm-toned gelatin print titled on verso Thrashing. Abilene, Kans. > Item Details
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