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Auction 2950B

October 30, 2016 11:00AM

10-30-2016 10-30-2016

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Survey Signed, Augusta County, Virginia, 16 April 1751.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Survey Signed, Augusta County, Virginia, 16 April 1751.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Survey Signed, Augusta County, Virginia, 16 April 1751. Single leaf of laid paper bisected vertically with a double line; text on the left portion describing More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 20 April 1773.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 20 April 1773.

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2
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 20 April 1773. The full text in Washington's hand, to Colonel Burwell Bassett Sr. (1734-1793) on two sheets of laid paper, More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document, Twice Signed, 25 January 1774.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document, Twice Signed, 25 January 1774.

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3
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$12,300$10,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document, Twice Signed, 25 January 1774. Single leaf inscribed and signed by Washington on both sides, billing Richard Smith for a survey of land granted to him for More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Crossing the Delaware.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Crossing the Delaware.

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4
Sold for:
$277$225

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Crossing the Delaware. New York: Nathaniel Currier, pre-1857. Hand-colored engraving, framed, minor flaws to frame, rippling and soiling of blank margins, More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Receiving a Salute on the Field of Trenton.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Receiving a Salute on the Field of Trenton.

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Receiving a Salute on the Field of Trenton. New York: Published by John McClure at Goupils, [c. 1863]. Large steel engraving by William Holl (1807-1871) More ...

West, Benjamin (1730-1813) Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack.

West, Benjamin (1730-1813) Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

West, Benjamin (1730-1813) Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack. Danvers, MA: E. Russell, 1777. Small octavo pamphlet that employs the earliest published woodcut portrait of Washington in its second More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Headquarters, Bergen County, New Jersey, 13 September 1780.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Headquarters, Bergen County, New Jersey, 13 September 1780.

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Headquarters, Bergen County, New Jersey, 13 September 1780. Single laid paper leaf. To William Dobbs, regarding plans with the French, inscribed on one More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Headquarters, Passaic Falls, New Jersey, 23 November 1780.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Headquarters, Passaic Falls, New Jersey, 23 November 1780.

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8
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Headquarters, Passaic Falls, New Jersey, 23 November 1780. Single leaf inscribed on one page, to Major Judah Alden (1750-1845), in the hand of Tench More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his Countrymen.

Washington, George (1732-1799) First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his Countrymen.

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$308$250

Washington, George (1732-1799) First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his Countrymen. Hartford, Connecticut: Kelloggs & Thayer, c. 1846-1848. Hand-colored full-length lithographic More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Free Frank, pre-1781.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Free Frank, pre-1781.

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10
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Free Frank, pre-1781. Revolutionary war era free frank, single leaf outer envelope addressed in a large, clear hand to Washington's stepson, John Parke More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Circular Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 19 December 1781.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Circular Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 19 December 1781.

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11
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Circular Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 19 December 1781. Two folio sheets of laid paper, inscribed over four pages, to Virginia Governor Benjamin Harrison V More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Engraved Portrait Framed in Oak Made from the USS Constitution.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Engraved Portrait Framed in Oak Made from the USS Constitution.

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12
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Washington, George (1732-1799) Engraved Portrait Framed in Oak Made from the USS Constitution. Small oval engraved portrait of Washington after Stuart printed on paper and mounted in a hand-carved More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Newburgh, New York, 30 July 1782.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Newburgh, New York, 30 July 1782.

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13
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Newburgh, New York, 30 July 1782. Laid paper folio-format bifolium, inscribed over four pages, to Governor George Clinton (1739-1812), regretting "want More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Granting a Leave of Absence, Newburgh, New York, 11 November 1782.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Granting a Leave of Absence, Newburgh, New York, 11 November 1782.

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14
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Letter Signed, Granting a Leave of Absence, Newburgh, New York, 11 November 1782. Single leaf of laid paper, inscribed over one page, text in the hand of Colonel David More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Full-length Portrait set into the Declaration of Independence.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Full-length Portrait set into the Declaration of Independence.

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15
Sold for:
$738$600

Washington, George (1732-1799) Full-length Portrait set into the Declaration of Independence. Manchester, New Hampshire: William H. Fiske, 1856. Monochromatic lithographic broadside, designed and More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 10 July 1784.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 10 July 1784.

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16
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 10 July 1784. Single leaf inscribed on one page, inviting Lee Massey (1732-1814) to come to Mount Vernon, and stating, More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Indenture Signed, Fairfax County, Virginia, 10 February 1787.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Indenture Signed, Fairfax County, Virginia, 10 February 1787.

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17
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$8,610$7,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Indenture Signed, Fairfax County, Virginia, 10 February 1787. Folio-format laid paper bifolium inscribed over two pages, a legal agreement in a secretarial hand signed More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed, Virginia, 3 January 1787.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed, Virginia, 3 January 1787.

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18
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$10,455$8,500

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed, Virginia, 3 January 1787. Long laid paper sheet made by pasting three and a half folio sheets together top to bottom, listing the names of More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Woven Jacquard Silk Portrait.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Woven Jacquard Silk Portrait.

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19
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Washington, George (1732-1799) Woven Jacquard Silk Portrait. Lyons, France: J.R., 1856. Oval portrait of Washington with the phrase, "First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 20 November 1790.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 20 November 1790.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 20 November 1790. Folio laid paper bifolium, inscribed over one page, with the blank conjugate joined and intact; to James More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) The Prayer at Valley Forge.

Washington, George (1732-1799) The Prayer at Valley Forge.

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21
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$308$250

Washington, George (1732-1799) The Prayer at Valley Forge. New York: John C. McRae, 1866. Large engraving on wove paper by John C. McRae, after H. Brueckner's painting, matted, some foxing to upper More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Holograph Envelope Face with Free Frank, Signed as President, 21 September 1794.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Holograph Envelope Face with Free Frank, Signed as President, 21 September 1794.

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Washington, George (1732-1799) Holograph Envelope Face with Free Frank, Signed as President, 21 September 1794. Single laid paper sheet presumably trimmed from a larger self-envelope leaf, More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Document Signed, Philadelphia, 29 September 1794.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Document Signed, Philadelphia, 29 September 1794.

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23
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Document Signed, Philadelphia, 29 September 1794. Autograph document in Washington's hand, on a single sheet of laid paper, inscribed over both pages; signed More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) and Martha (1731-1802) Framed Chromolithographs.

Washington, George (1732-1799) and Martha (1731-1802) Framed Chromolithographs.

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24
Sold for:
$431$350

Washington, George (1732-1799) and Martha (1731-1802) Framed Chromolithographs. Cincinnati: Elijah C. Middleton, 1864. Two framed chromolithographic portraits printed on paper and mounted on canvas, More ...

Washington, Martha (1731-1802) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 18 October 1794.

Washington, Martha (1731-1802) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 18 October 1794.

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25
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Washington, Martha (1731-1802) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 18 October 1794. Single laid paper sheet with a stub of the blank bifolium conjugate attached, inscribed over two pages, to More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his Countrymen.

Washington, George (1732-1799) First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his Countrymen.

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$369$300

Washington, George (1732-1799) First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his Countrymen. New York: Nathaniel Currier, [1835-1856]. Chromolithographic print in period frame, 13 x 9 1/2 More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 17 April 1796.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 17 April 1796.

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27
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Philadelphia, 17 April 1796. Laid paper bifolium inscribed over two pages, to Robert Lewis, with self-envelope franked in Washington's hand, More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 17 October 1796.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 17 October 1796.

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Letter Signed, Mount Vernon, 17 October 1796. Laid paper bifolium inscribed over one page, with addressed and free-franked self-envelope in Washington's More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) A Letter to the People of the United States of America from General Washington, on his Resignation of th

Washington, George (1732-1799) A Letter to the People of the United States of America from General Washington, on his Resignation of th

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$615$500

Washington, George (1732-1799) A Letter to the People of the United States of America from General Washington, on his Resignation of the Office of the President of the United States. London: for J. More ...

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Letter to George Washington, President of the United States of America, on Affairs Public and Private.

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Letter to George Washington, President of the United States of America, on Affairs Public and Private.

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$861$700

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Letter to George Washington, President of the United States of America, on Affairs Public and Private. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin Bache, 1796. First edition, octavo, More ...