Philpott, William Bledsoe [editor]. The Sponsor Souvenir Album and History of the United Confederate Veterans' Reunion, 1895. Patriotic Poems, War Songs, Romantic Incidents, Biographical and Historical Sketches. Houston: Sponsor Souvenir Company, 1895. 8vo, embossed leather with gilt. Spine replaced/rebacked, keeping original boards.
Two advertising cabinet cards of statues: on "The Skirmisher." Life Size Copper Statue for Granite Monument, unveiled Dec. 15, 1888 at Elyria, Ohio. Modelled and made by W.H. Mullins, Salem, Ohio. and "Confederate Soldier." Sheet Copper Statue Six Feet High. Monument at Fayetteville, Ark. Modelled and made by W.H. Mullins, Salem, Ohio. Minor damage to lower right margin of latter (possibly because of a sticker).
Calling card with red, white and blue cartoon of "Secession Cauldron," with caricatures of Beauregard, Davis and "Wise." Into the South Carolina cauldron they throw "fraud," "perjury," "theft," etc.
Four unused covers. Two with first national flags with 7 stars. On has "The Pirate Flag" in the center of the star circle, top red bar with "Jeff Davis" and bottom red bar with "A.H. Stephens." Second envelope does not have any writing in the canton and the Davis and Stephens are in script. One envelope has a shield with 11 stars at top, plus two red and one white vertical "bars," Jeff Davis' portrait in center white bar. Below "Southern Rights and Southern Institutions." The last cover shows an African American woman with pans and a hoe. Above "The Innocent Cause of the War."
White linen handkerchief, 15.75 x 16 in. One corner embroidered with "Confederate Reunion," with crossed Confederate second and third national flags, 1915, Richmond, Va. Slightly toned with scattered foxing.
3.5 x 10.5 in. silk ribbon printed with a program of the Thirteenth Annual Banquet of the Society of Army of the Tennessee. Chicago, Nov. 13, 1879. Fifteen toasts and respondents, mostly Union Generals and Admirals - Grant, Logan, Hurlbut, Vilas, Schofield, Stevens, Swett, Col. Wilson, Woodford, Pope, Ingersoll, Storm, Fletcher, and Samuel L. Clemens ("Mark Twain").
Provenance:Property from the Inventory of Rex Stark
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