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British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1845
Unsold
 

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass, c. 1776, note slip written by Cornwallis's aide-de-camp on December 12, 1776, for the safe conduct of Jacob Huff, with a transcription and More ...

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamatio

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamatio

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

Massachusetts General Court and John Adams (1735-1826) By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A Proclamation. The Frailty of Human Nature, the Wants of Individuals, and More ...

Governor Christopher Gore-signed Framed Commission

Governor Christopher Gore-signed Framed Commission

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$74$60

Governor Christopher Gore-signed Framed Commission, c. 1810, commission for Joseph Gleason to be a lieutenant in an artillery company. Militaria online More ...

Six American Historical Lustre Items

Six American Historical Lustre Items

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1975
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Six American Historical Lustre Items, five jugs: one with enameled United States crests, one with molded eagle crest, a "Don't Surrender the Ship" with Lawrence and Decatur, a Lafayette, and a More ...

Cornwallis, Sir William (1579-1614) Essayes.

Cornwallis, Sir William (1579-1614) Essayes.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Cornwallis, Sir William (1579-1614) Essayes. London: Printed [by S. Stafford] for Edmund Mattes, at the signe of the Hand and Plowgh in Fleet-street, 1600. First edition, part one only, 12mo, More ...

Canadian School, Early 19th Century      Portrait of Jonathan Bliss

Canadian School, Early 19th Century Portrait of Jonathan Bliss

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1388
Sold for:
$861$700

Canadian School, Early 19th Century Portrait of Jonathan Bliss Unsigned, subject identified in information attached to the reverse. Oil on board, 30 x 23 1/2 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. More ...

Civil War, Seven Documents.

Civil War, Seven Documents.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$246$200

Civil War, Seven Documents. Including: a receipt for $100 in Treasury Notes, signed by Treasury Secretary Gilbert Rodman (1800-1862) 21 September 1861; an October 31, 1862 letter signed by the More ...

J.J. Elliott Monumental Carved Mahogany Quarter-chiming Hall Clock

J.J. Elliott Monumental Carved Mahogany Quarter-chiming Hall Clock

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$86,100$70,000

J.J. Elliott Monumental Carved Mahogany Quarter-chiming Hall Clock, c. 1900, case attributed to R.J. Horner & Co., W. 23rd Street, New York, from the estate of Colonel Park Shaw of Carefree, More ...

Cornwallis, Charles Marquis (1738-1805) and John Langdon (1741-1819) Two Signed Documents.

Cornwallis, Charles Marquis (1738-1805) and John Langdon (1741-1819) Two Signed Documents.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$523$425

Cornwallis, Charles Marquis (1738-1805) and John Langdon (1741-1819) Two Signed Documents. The Cornwallis note a postcard, addressed to Robin Lawless (1724-1806), assistant at the London bookselling More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Signed Military Commission, 6 February 1899.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Signed Military Commission, 6 February 1899.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1084
Sold for:
$400$325

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Signed Military Commission, 6 February 1899. Single parchment leaf, partially engraved, fulfilled by hand. Appointing Allan Stewart Farwell (b. 1867) first lieutenant More ...

Lieutenant's Commission of Edward J. Bartlett, Concord, Massachusetts

Lieutenant's Commission of Edward J. Bartlett, Concord, Massachusetts

Auction:
2908T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2016
Lot:
1099
Sold for:
$185$150

Lieutenant's Commission of Edward J. Bartlett, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1864, framed Governor John Andrew commission for Bartlett as Lieutenant in the Fifth Regiment of Cavalry, ht. 18 1/4, wd. 12 More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission, 3 December 1787.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission, 3 December 1787.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission, 3 December 1787. Typographically printed document on paper, fulfilled by hand, sealed and signed by Hancock as Governor of Massachusetts, More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment.   8 November 1782.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$780$650

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782. One page, on parchment, in brown and red ink, signed as Massachusetts Governor, appointing Joshua Wetherle Captain More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment.   8 November 1782.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
43
Unsold
 

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782. One page, on parchment, in brown and red ink, signed as Massachusetts Governor, appointing Joshua Wetherle Captain More ...

Album with Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb Autographs and Boston Sports   Collectibles

Album with Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb Autographs and Boston Sports Collectibles

Auction:
2616M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 10, 2012
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Album with Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb Autographs and Boston Sports Collectibles, including cut signatures, in pencil of Ted Williams, Tony Lupien, Babe Ruth, and Ty Cobb; a 1941 Boston Red Sox More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts, Signed document, one page, October 13th, 1795, as Governor of Massachusetts, militia appointment for Thomas Spring as Lieutenant in the Sixth More ...

(Massachesetts, Governors and Notables)

(Massachesetts, Governors and Notables)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
91A
Sold for:
$237$200

(Massachesetts, Governors and Notables), Six articles; including two militia appointments signed by Caleb Strong, three signed by lieutenant governors/commanders, and a signed document by Beverly More ...

Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797)

Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$267$225

Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797), Signed document, January 1, 1794, one page, as Governor of Massachusetts, commission for David Robinson as Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the First Regiment in the More ...

Anglo-American School, 19th Century      Portrait of Children of Lord Gosford.

Anglo-American School, 19th Century Portrait of Children of Lord Gosford.

Auction:
2431
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 01, 2008
Lot:
783
Sold for:
$948$800

Anglo-American School, 19th Century Portrait of Children of Lord Gosford. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 12 1/4 x 15 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Canvas laid down, More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
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 ...

Boer War Commemorative Bullet

Boer War Commemorative Bullet

Auction:
2316
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 13, 2006
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$59$50

Boer War Commemorative Bullet, paper-covered, with shield and date 1900, containing rolled paper menu for a dinner attended by Queen Victoria, the Governor General, the Lieutenant Governor of New More ...

(Massachusetts, Colonial Era)

(Massachusetts, Colonial Era)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$705$600

(Massachusetts, Colonial Era), Bernard, Francis (1712-1779), signed document, November 25th, 1761, one page, as Governor of the Province of Massachusetts, military commission for James Prescott as More ...

Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805)

Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$264$225

Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805), Signed document, March 31, 1758, one page, as Governor of the Province of Massachusetts-Bay, appointing Daniel Ide as Second Lieutenant, folio, framed, (browned, fold More ...

Set of Three Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Side Chairs

Set of Three Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Side Chairs

Auction:
2295
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 05, 2005
Lot:
121
Sold for:
$47,000$40,000

Set of Three Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Side Chairs, attributed to Thomas Seymour, possibly with John Seymour, Boston, 1808-12, the square backs with curved circles inlaid into the corners More ...

Edward Everett Signed Document

Edward Everett Signed Document

Auction:
2294
Auction:
Discovery - May 26, 2005
Lot:
72
Sold for:
$59$50

Edward Everett Signed Document, Signed commission, as Governor of Massachusetts, June 9, 1836, for Consider Smith of Fairhaven, as Lieutenant in the state militia, together with an engraved portrait More ...

Portrait Miniature on Ivory of a Gentleman

Portrait Miniature on Ivory of a Gentleman

Auction:
2272
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 23, 2005
Lot:
633
Sold for:
$646$550

Portrait Miniature on Ivory of a Gentleman, likely America, second quarter 19th century, bearing paper label to back identifying the sitter as Francis M. Dimond, rectangular format, the man in blue More ...

Colt Pocket Pistol Belonging to Civil War Col. Samuel W. Black

Colt Pocket Pistol Belonging to Civil War Col. Samuel W. Black

Auction:
2267
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 20, 2005
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

Colt Pocket Pistol Belonging to Civil War Col. Samuel W. Black, c. 1861, the pistol with serial no. 177142, all numbers matching, octagonal barrel marked "ADDRESS SAM'L COLT HARTFORD More ...

Hutchinson, Thomas (1711-1780)

Hutchinson, Thomas (1711-1780)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$470$400

Hutchinson, Thomas (1711-1780), Manuscript document signed, October 15, 1764, one page, as Chief Justice for the Province of Massachusetts Bay, a legal deposition regarding the death of one More ...

American School, 18th Century  Portrait of Lydia Haven Hovey.

American School, 18th Century Portrait of Lydia Haven Hovey.

Auction:
2230
Auction:
Sale #2230 - Feb 22, 2004
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$470$400

American School, 18th CenturyPortrait of Lydia Haven Hovey. Unsigned, sitter identified by inscriptions on the reverse. Oil on panel, depicting the seated woman wearing a white organdy bonnet and a More ...

Penn, William (1644-1718)

Penn, William (1644-1718)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

Penn, William (1644-1718), Signed Document, December 12th, 1705, one page, appointing John Evans the Lieutenant Governor of the Territory of Pennsylvania and affixing the great seal to the document, More ...