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Auction 2341

November 19, 2006 11:00AM

11-19-2006 11-19-2006

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

Adams, John (1735-1826), Signed document, one page, April 2, 1799, as President, four language ship's paper issued for the Ship Minerva, sailing from New York, countersigned by Timothy Pickering as More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$499$425

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Manuscript note signed, Washington, April 19, 1845, receipt acknowledging the acquisition of the fifth volume of the fourth series of the Documentary History of the More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signed document, one page, February 25, 1794, as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, appointment of William Walker as Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, countersigned More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signed manuscript document, two pages, November 11, 1795, as Governor of Massachusetts, an appointment of William Walker as Judge of the Probate Court, countersigned by More ...

(American Industrialists, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Andrew Mellon)

(American Industrialists, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Andrew Mellon)

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

(American Industrialists, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Andrew Mellon), Signed presentation program, October 20, 1928, Presentation of the Congressional Medal for Scientific Achievement to Thomas More ...

(American Passenger Liners)

(American Passenger Liners)

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$382$325

(American Passenger Liners), Signed photograph of the USS Leviathan, nee SS Vaterland, large scale photograph signed by approximately fifty World War I veterans, framed, sight size 11 by 18 in., More ...

Antoinette, Marie, Queen of Louis XVI of France (1755-1793)

Antoinette, Marie, Queen of Louis XVI of France (1755-1793)

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

Antoinette, Marie, Queen of Louis XVI of France (1755-1793), Signed document, one page, December 30, 1783, to the Tresorier General de Notre Maison de Financee, requesting monies, framed with More ...

Arthur, Chester (1830-1886)

Arthur, Chester (1830-1886)

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$235$200

Arthur, Chester (1830-1886), Signature with seal, [undated], framed with a cabinet card size photograph, (good, not examined out of frame). More ...

(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

(Autograph Book, 19th Century), Small gilt lettered stamped cloth, c. 1870, mostly cut and pasted in, including John Jacob Astor, Millard Fillmore, Jefferson Davis (autograph note), P.T. Barnum, More ...

Bancroft, George (1800-1891)

Bancroft, George (1800-1891)

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$176$150

Bancroft, George (1800-1891), Autograph letter signed, one page, to Mr. (Charles) Sumner, asking to be received as a visitor, with holograph address leaf, (very good). More ...

Bates, Katherine Lee (1859-1929)

Bates, Katherine Lee (1859-1929)

Lot:
11
Unsold
 

Bates, Katherine Lee (1859-1929), Seven articles; autograph letter signed, March 21, 1923, two pages, to Leighton Rollins, critiquing two poems; autograph note signed, January 6, 1928, to Leighton More ...

(Bennett, Arnold) & Harris, Frank (1856-1931)

(Bennett, Arnold) & Harris, Frank (1856-1931)

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

(Bennett, Arnold) & Harris, Frank (1856-1931), Collection of paper between Harris and Bennett, comprising nineteen letters, 1908-1929; an autograph manuscript, four leaves from a journal of 1918; a More ...

Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821)

Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821)

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821), Signed document, one page, l'an onze [1803], as First Consul, from the Ministry of War, appointment of Louis Deshautschamp as Lieutenant in the 13th Cavalry More ...

Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821)

Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821)

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$940$800

Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821), Signed document, one page, 1810, as Emperor of France, from the ministry of war, relative to the increase in salary for Marshal Marmont, Duke of Raguse, More ...

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878)

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878)

Lot:
15
Unsold
 

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878), Autograph endorsement signed, December 12, 1818, one page, on the reverse of a land deed, attesting to an endorsement, (minor browning, creased, fold separations More ...

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1898)

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1898)

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$588$500

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1898), Two autograph sentiments signed, first A Song for New Year's Eve, dated December 31, 1856, six stanzas, two pages; second begins "As the long train of ages glide More ...

Bulfinch, Charles (1763-1844)

Bulfinch, Charles (1763-1844)

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$294$250

Bulfinch, Charles (1763-1844), Signed document, one page, May 17, 1801, as Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, Boston, granting liberty to break ground in the south common burial ground for the More ...

Buren, Martin Van (1782-1862)

Buren, Martin Van (1782-1862)

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$470$400

Buren, Martin Van (1782-1862), Autograph letter signed, two pages, undated [c. 1822], to George Gibson recommending Walter Smith of Fredonia, answering a query concerning a contract to supply More ...

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$558$475

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836), Two autograph notes, one signed, November 12th, (17)96, one page, pay note for John Sneeven for seventy-six dollars, drawn on the Bank of New York, (cancellation slice More ...

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977)

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977)

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$441$375

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977), Autograph letter signed, dated December 1, 1952, two pages, addressed to "My Dear Edith," sympathy letter for the death of Edith's husband, on 10 Downing Street More ...

(Civil War, Union)

(Civil War, Union)

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,058$900

(Civil War, Union), Archive of letters and ephemera related to Charles E. Hale of the 5th New Hampshire, comprising a manuscript record of his service, approximately eighteen letters and orders, More ...

(Civil War, Union and Confederate)

(Civil War, Union and Confederate)

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

(Civil War, Union and Confederate), Archive of nineteen autograph letters signed and one circular letter, 1888-89, received by the Blue and Gray Reunion Association, from the Generals for both Union More ...

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Autograph letter signed, one page, March 5, [18] 94, to a Mr. Rogers, written on The Players stationery, "Dear Mr. Rogers: Bram Stoker paid me his first More ...

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Autograph letter signed, two pages, [1894], to Bram Stoker, concerning his re-payment of monies given, "My Dear Stoker, I am dating this because it is not to More ...

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$3,173$2,700

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Autograph letter signed, four pages, May 7, 1898, to Gilder, concerning general news and reflecting on his history as a paid writer and his relationships with More ...

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$10,575$9,000

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Signed and inscribed photograph, dated January, 1905, to Edward Quintard, inscribed "To Edward Quintard, greeting & all good wishes, One of the most striking More ...

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$3,173$2,700

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Signed and inscribed photograph, depicting Twain seated in a rocking chair, recto inscribed "A happy voyage to you dear Mrs. Coe (?) & a speedy return! More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), Signed letter, three pages, June 3, 1885, as President, to Dorman Eaton and John M. Gregory, writing to the Civil Service Commissioners concerning the definition of More ...

Cody, William F. ``Buffalo Bill'' (1846-1917)

Cody, William F. ``Buffalo Bill'' (1846-1917)

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$529$450

Cody, William F. ``Buffalo Bill'' (1846-1917), Signature on card, inscribed Yours Truly, W. F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill", Boston, Mar. 28th/80, 2 3/4 by 3 1/2 in. (very good). More ...