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Auction 2621B

November 18, 2012 11:00AM

11-18-2012 11-18-2012

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$84,000$70,000

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837. One folded wove paper bifolium inscribed on four pages, congressional stationery. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864), thanking More ...

African-American History, Two Documents of the Slave Trade (1824 and 1827)

African-American History, Two Documents of the Slave Trade (1824 and 1827)

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$420$350

African-American History, Two Documents of the Slave Trade (1824 and 1827) Two manuscript documents, the first from Saint Louis County Missouri, dated January, 22, 1827, an "account of hire of More ...

Album, Cartes de Visite (c. 1860):

Album, Cartes de Visite (c. 1860):

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$210$175

Album, Cartes de Visite (c. 1860): Twenty portraits mounted in a green morocco binding with clasps, housed in a leather-covered book box. Including the 1861 Appleton portrait of Abraham Lincoln More ...

American Presidents, Four Documents:

American Presidents, Four Documents:

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$210$175

American Presidents, Four Documents: Invitations to the presidential inaugurations of Harry S. Truman and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the two framed separately; one typed letter signed by FDR's More ...

Presidential Autographs, Four Signed Letters, Two Signature Cards:

Presidential Autographs, Four Signed Letters, Two Signature Cards:

Lot:
5
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Presidential Autographs, Four Signed Letters, Two Signature Cards: William Howard Taft (1857-1930) two typed letters signed, 1908 and 1913; Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) typed letter signed on White More ...

Augustus III of Poland (1696-1763) Signed Letter and Envelope.

Augustus III of Poland (1696-1763) Signed Letter and Envelope.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$720$600

Augustus III of Poland (1696-1763) Signed Letter and Envelope. Both on paper, envelope with the royal seal and address, letter is one bifolium with text in German on all four pages, 19 December More ...

Barton, William (1748-1831) Military Archive, War of 1812:

Barton, William (1748-1831) Military Archive, War of 1812:

Lot:
7
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Barton, William (1748-1831) Military Archive, War of 1812: Five manuscript letters and documents associated with Barton. Barton's appointment to colonel, dated 1785, signed by Joseph Carleton More ...

Benton, Thomas Hart (politician) (1782-1858) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 December 1827 Single wove paper bifolium, watermarked Amies, P

Benton, Thomas Hart (politician) (1782-1858) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 December 1827 Single wove paper bifolium, watermarked Amies, P

Lot:
7A
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Benton, Thomas Hart (politician) (1782-1858) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 December 1827. Single wove paper bifolium, watermarked Amies, Philadelphia; inscribed on two and half pages. To Elijah More ...

Beresford, Sir John Poo, (1766-1844) Two Manuscript Notebooks, c. 1895.

Beresford, Sir John Poo, (1766-1844) Two Manuscript Notebooks, c. 1895.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$240$200

Beresford, Sir John Poo, (1766-1844) Two Manuscript Notebooks, c. 1895. Two quarto volumes; one containing an account of Beresford's life as published in The Naval Biography of Great Britain, by More ...

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated.

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated.

Lot:
8A
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated. Single page, inscribed on both sides. To an unknown recipient, forwarding a signature, asking to send other letters, and to check the More ...

Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925) Signed Photograph.

Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925) Signed Photograph.

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$840$700

Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925) Signed Photograph. Sepia-tone matte finish, profile portrait, inscribed to General Charles Sherrill, 4 March 1910, 9 1/4 x 12 in. More ...

Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 May 1846.

Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 May 1846.

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$554$450

Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 May 1846. Large quarto bifolium. To Josiah Bushnell Grinnell (1821-1891), member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa, written by More ...

Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Signed Telegram Form.   Mobile, Alabama, 2 April 1865.

Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Signed Telegram Form. Mobile, Alabama, 2 April 1865.

Lot:
11
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Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Signed Telegram Form. Mobile, Alabama, 2 April 1865. One page, to Brigadier Daniel Ruggles (1810-1897), apologizing for not having any infantry to spare, matted More ...

Canadiana Archive, 18th to 19th Century:

Canadiana Archive, 18th to 19th Century:

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,080$900

Canadiana Archive, 18th to 19th Century: Including twelve separate documents: two copies of the same land deed made by the descendants of John Julian, chief of the Miramichi Indians, of New More ...

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Partially Printed Document,   Signed.

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Partially Printed Document, Signed.

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13
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Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Partially Printed Document, Signed. Single parchment sheet, printed with a military-themed engraved frame and Cyrillic letterpress text in the More ...

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Signed Document, 1791.

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Signed Document, 1791.

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Signed Document, 1791. Single parchment sheet, with engraved border, letterpress text, and manuscript signatures, with Catherine's wax seal on More ...

Charles I of England (1600-1649) Document Signed, 7 April 1636.

Charles I of England (1600-1649) Document Signed, 7 April 1636.

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,800$1,500

Charles I of England (1600-1649) Document Signed, 7 April 1636. Single paper sheet, framed, with old folds, seal missing, 12 x 16 1/2 in. To Sir Thomas Wentworth, first Earl Strafford, Lord Deputy More ...

China, Correspondence c. 1860.

China, Correspondence c. 1860.

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$600$500

China, Correspondence c. 1860. Ten letters total; seven sent from Newchwang, now called Yingkou, a major shipping port for Manchuria, two sent from Shanghai, and one sent from Paris; all addressed More ...

Civil War Documents.

Civil War Documents.

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$510$425

Civil War Documents. Archive of approximately thirty documents, including Confederate paroles and other printed and manuscript documents and letters pertaining to the war between the states, c. More ...

Civil War Draft Notice Broadside, Rockingham, Vermont (1862).

Civil War Draft Notice Broadside, Rockingham, Vermont (1862).

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$154$125

Civil War Draft Notice Broadside, Rockingham, Vermont (1862). Single paper sheet, with old glue on the verso, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. The town of Rockingham was directed to draft thirteen men on More ...

Civil War Photographs.

Civil War Photographs.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$510$425

Civil War Photographs. Six images of soldiers mustering, assembled in outdoor groupings, and firing a large cannon from a fort, one showing a tent with log cabins, another taken at the regional camp More ...

Civil War, Eben Jackson, Framed Photograph and Epaulettes.

Civil War, Eben Jackson, Framed Photograph and Epaulettes.

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$780$650

Civil War, Eben Jackson, Framed Photograph and Epaulettes. One sepia-tone image, mounted on period mat board, with an ink inscription on the mat, displayed under glass with Jackson's Major's More ...

Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, 7 February 1836.

Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, 7 February 1836.

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$960$800

Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, 7 February 1836. Single paper bifolium, one page inscribed. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864) agreeing with his views against the preemption system, More ...

Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924) Autographed Letter Signed, and Framed Portrait.

Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924) Autographed Letter Signed, and Framed Portrait.

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$780$650

Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924) Autographed Letter Signed, and Framed Portrait. January 26, 1917. One page, writing to fulfill a request for an autograph, "I only regret it is so ugly, but I am too old More ...

Cowdin, Thomas (1754-1835) Document, Signed, Continental Army.

Cowdin, Thomas (1754-1835) Document, Signed, Continental Army.

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$523$425

Cowdin, Thomas (1754-1835) Document, Signed, Continental Army. Boston, October 26, 1779. Printed document with text added by hand, appointing Thomas Cowdin of Fitchburg as Captain in the Continental More ...

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Autograph Letter Signed

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Autograph Letter Signed

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$923$750

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Autograph Letter Signed, Beauvoir, Mississippi, November 18, 1883. Single sheet in a double-glazed frame, written in violet ink, slightly chipped, old folds, 5 x 8 in., More ...

Declaration of Independence, Woodruff Broadside.

Declaration of Independence, Woodruff Broadside.

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,920$1,600

Declaration of Independence, Woodruff Broadside. New York: Phelps & Ensign, [c. 1841-1843] Single-sheet engraving on paper, second issue, with portraits of Washington, Jefferson and Adams, and More ...

Diplomatic Correspondence and Signed Photos.

Diplomatic Correspondence and Signed Photos.

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$3,240$2,700

Diplomatic Correspondence and Signed Photos. Large archive of material presented to General Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (1867-1936) including signed photographs of: Wyoming Governor and Senator More ...

Document, West Roxbury, Massachusetts (1777).

Document, West Roxbury, Massachusetts (1777).

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$960$800

Document, West Roxbury, Massachusetts (1777). Two paper folio sheets, with text on three sides, both skillfully silked, with small corner losses neatly made up, 8 x 13 in. On May 28, 1777, the More ...

Documents and Letters, American, Six (1717-1813)

Documents and Letters, American, Six (1717-1813)

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$338$275

Documents and Letters, American, Six (1717-1813) Including a land deed from Lexington in 1717, signed by Samuel Gookin, Justice of the Peace, and members of the Winship family; two late More ...