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>General Lew Wallace Shooting a Buffalo</i> Proof, Plus
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1800 Washington County, Pennsylvania Handwritten Legal Document
Lot # 88 - 1800 Washington County, Pennsylvania Handwritten Legal Document
Deed of conveyance dated February 10, 1800, at Washington County, Pennsylvania. Approx. 12" x 18.5", in a double-sided glass frame, 15" x 22.5" overall. > Item Details
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Indian Wars Discharge Papers for Wm. Hart, 5th Cavalry
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Lot of 4 items relating to William J. Hart, Troop F, 5th Cavalry, of Broklyn, NY, including honorable discharge papers dated February 1, 1891, PLUS two letters addressed to Hart, dated January 23 and February 3, 1891, relating to his final pay status and discharge, PLUS an 1887 copy of the Soldier's... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype and Tintype Group Portraits
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U.S. Treasury Cutting Room Stereoview By Bell & Bro.,
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