Skinner

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Auction 2109

November 10, 2001 10:00AM

11-10-2001 11-10-2001

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

ADAMS

ADAMS

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$345$300

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY (1767-1848) Signed Document, April 10, 1827, as President, one page, vellum, folio, land grant to Richard Jackman, (folding, More ...

ADAMS

ADAMS

Lot:
1A
Sold for:
$173$150

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY (1767-1848) Clipped Signature, framed with More ...

ADAMS

ADAMS

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,035$900

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY (1767-1848) Campaign Sewing Box, with velvet pincushion, printed with "Be Firm for Adams," the interior with a portrait engraving under More ...

APOLLO 11 MISSION Three signed signature cards of Neil Armstrong

APOLLO 11 MISSION Three signed signature cards of Neil Armstrong

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$575$500

APOLLO 11 MISSION Three signed signature cards of Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., and Michael Collins, framed with a photograph of the group, More ...

(ARTS COMMUNITY) Series of Autograph Letters from various figures in the Arts Community

(ARTS COMMUNITY) Series of Autograph Letters from various figures in the Arts Community

Lot:
3A
Sold for:
$288$250

(ARTS COMMUNITY) Series of Autograph Letters from various figures in the Arts Community, including LAWRENCE BINYON, of the British Museum, seven articles, including one from aboard the Lusitania, More ...

AUTOGRAPH ALBUM

AUTOGRAPH ALBUM

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,725$1,500

AUTOGRAPH ALBUM, c. 1932 WATERMAN'S AUTOGRAPH ALBUM, collected by Eleanor Shea, including Calvin Coolidge, Richard Byrd, Amelia Earhart, Babe Ruth, Jack Sharkey, Gene Sarazen, Connie Mack, Babe More ...

(BARBARY COAST WARS) Interesting Group of Letters and Documents Relating to Capt. John Burnham

(BARBARY COAST WARS) Interesting Group of Letters and Documents Relating to Capt. John Burnham

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$4,600$4,000

(BARBARY COAST WARS) Interesting Group of Letters and Documents Relating to Capt. John Burnham, c. 1793-96, a captive in Algiers and late Captain of the Ship Hope, including a nineteen page More ...

BERNARD

BERNARD

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$173$150

BERNARD, FRANCIS, SIR (1712-1779) Signed Document, April 16th, 1766, as Governor of Massachusetts Bay, granted military commission as Captain to Aaron Guild, 1st Regiment of More ...

BERNHARDT

BERNHARDT

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$345$300

BERNHARDT, SARAH (d. 1923) Signed Photograph, cabinet size, dated 1901 and with A. Dupont copyright in the plate, 7 5/8 x 4 7/8 More ...

CARTER

CARTER

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$115$100

CARTER, JIMMY, and MONDALE, WALTER Signed invitation to the Inauguration of James Earl Carter and Walter F. Mondale, 1977, also signed by Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, 10 3/8 x 8 1/4 More ...

CATT

CATT

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$690$600

CATT, CARRIE CHAPMAN (1859-1947) Two Autograph Letters Signed, one dated July 10th, 1918, [the other n.d.], both two pages and 4to, to Mrs. Martin, regarding the suffrage movement, More ...

CHASE

CHASE

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,725$1,500

CHASE, SALMON P. (1808-1873) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington D.C., June 22nd 1868, three pages, 4to, to Mr. John L. Martin, regarding his chances for nomination by the upcoming Democratic More ...

(CIVIL WAR) Inscribed photograph depicting Lincoln and his officers at headquarters

(CIVIL WAR) Inscribed photograph depicting Lincoln and his officers at headquarters

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$748$650

(CIVIL WAR) Inscribed photograph depicting Lincoln and his officers at headquarters, 5th Army Corps Antetum, September, 1862, inscribed on reverse "Henry Lipman, Esq., with the compliments of More ...

(CIVIL WAR-UNION) Archive of Correspondence from Richard Lay

(CIVIL WAR-UNION) Archive of Correspondence from Richard Lay

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$978$850

(CIVIL WAR-UNION) Archive of Correspondence from Richard Lay, 3rd New York Volunteers, c. 1863 to c. May 1865, approximately nineteen letters, some describing interesting action at Chancellorsville, More ...

(CIVIL WAR) Two Civil War sketchbooks

(CIVIL WAR) Two Civil War sketchbooks

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$3,450$3,000

(CIVIL WAR) Two Civil War sketchbooks, c. 1864-1865, sketched by D.F. Richardson of Boston, 4to and 8vo, depicting pencil scenes from Appomattox, many sites from around Petersburg and the Virginia More ...

(CIVIL WAR-UNION-LIBBY PRISON) Two Civil War Diaries kept by Captain William A. Noels

(CIVIL WAR-UNION-LIBBY PRISON) Two Civil War Diaries kept by Captain William A. Noels

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$9,200$8,000

(CIVIL WAR-UNION-LIBBY PRISON) Two Civil War Diaries kept by Captain William A. Noels, 5th MD Volunteers, from Libby Prison, June 12th, 1863-March 22nd, 1864, riveting accounts about his capture and More ...

(CIVIL WAR-UNION-MASSACHUSETTS 54TH REGIMENT) Historically Important Archive of Letters from Captain Robert Newell

(CIVIL WAR-UNION-MASSACHUSETTS 54TH REGIMENT) Historically Important Archive of Letters from Captain Robert Newell

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$29,900$26,000

(CIVIL WAR-UNION-MASSACHUSETTS 54TH REGIMENT) Historically Important Archive of Letters from Captain Robert Newell, Massachusetts 54th Regiment, 1864-1865, approximately eighty letters, written to More ...

Clemens, Samuel (1835-1910)

Clemens, Samuel (1835-1910)

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$2,415$2,100

Clemens, Samuel (1835-1910) secretarial letter, four pages, November 24, 1905, to Dr. Osgood, concerning a reccent visit and fond memories of the household, feeling that his dyspepsia had been cured More ...

CLEMENS

CLEMENS

Lot:
18A
Sold for:
$460$400

CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. (1835-1910) Autograph Endorsement Signed, three pages, 8vo, among others, wishing good health to a Dr. Hamilton Osgood, "with the above I heartily More ...

CLINTON

CLINTON

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$115$100

CLINTON, DEWITT (1769-1828) Signed Document, dated February 8, 1827, appointing Donald MacDonald to the New York State Militia, framed with More ...

COCTEAU

COCTEAU

Lot:
19A
Sold for:
$144$125

COCTEAU, JEAN (1889-1963) Autograph Letter Signed, August 12, 1923, one page, 8vo, in French, responding to a note of appreciation and commenting on modern literature and art, while decrying More ...

(COLONIAL AMERICA-GREENOUGH FAMILY) The Bound Collection of Business Correspondence

(COLONIAL AMERICA-GREENOUGH FAMILY) The Bound Collection of Business Correspondence

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$5,750$5,000

(COLONIAL AMERICA-GREENOUGH FAMILY) The Bound Collection of Business Correspondence, Documents and Autograph Letters Signed, 1770-1795, volume II, personal and business diary with accounts and More ...

DEARBORN

DEARBORN

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$288$250

DEARBORN, HENRY (1751-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, one page, May 8, 1811, to his son, Henry Alexander Dearborn informing him that he has been chosen as orator for 4th of July celebration, together More ...

DEARBORN

DEARBORN

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$4,888$4,250

DEARBORN, HENRY, (1751-1829) Early 19th century beaver skin Military Hat, by Davenport's of Hallowell (Maine), with painted box, (good). Note: Descended in the family of Henry Dearborn, with More ...

DICKENS

DICKENS

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$2,185$1,900

DICKENS, CHARLES (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, January 19, 1838, one page, to Thomas Lydely concerning publication of a More ...

DICKINSON

DICKINSON

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$24,150$21,000

DICKINSON, EMILY (1830-1886) Autograph Manuscript, c. 1873, five stanzas, four pages, small 8vo, identified as Poem 824, variant D, arranged in quatrains, in full: The Wind begun to rock the Grass/ More ...

DIX

DIX

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$86$75

DIX, JOHN (1798-1879) Signed Document, July 14, 1873, as Governor of New York, one page, on vellum, folio, commission for William Ferris as Captain in the State Militia, countersigned by Jonathan More ...

DREISER

DREISER

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$259$225

DREISER, THEODORE (1871-1945) Autograph Letter Signed, New York, May 27th 1898, one page, 8vo, to Mrs. Martha E. Martin, requesting her opinion on some of his verses. With More ...

DREISER

DREISER

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$173$150

DREISER, THEODORE (1871-1945) Autograph Manuscript, poem, "Through All Adversity," one page, 8vo, twelve lines, beginning "Serene, I wait, O Lord, I wait," (fold and minor breaks, More ...

DREISER

DREISER

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$489$425

DREISER, THEODORE (1871-1945) Two Autograph Letters Signed, dated Jan. 30 1901 and Aug. 30th 1915, three pages and four pages, respectively, 4to, the first to Mr. and Mrs. Martin, discussing More ...