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Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868)      Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$231,000$190,000

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York Unsigned, the subject identified in typed notes on the reverse. Oil on canvas laid More ...

Group of Civil War and Indian War Ephemera

Group of Civil War and Indian War Ephemera

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1116
Sold for:
$172$140

Group of Civil War and Indian War Ephemera, including an 1869 order from postmaster Milton Mills requesting stamps, an 1863 War Department general orders pamphlet, and general correspondence. More ...

Group of Mostly Franklin Mint Commemorative Silver and Bronze Rounds and Medals

Group of Mostly Franklin Mint Commemorative Silver and Bronze Rounds and Medals

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$738$600

Group of Mostly Franklin Mint Commemorative Silver and Bronze Rounds and Medals, approximately ninety-six silver rounds and medals including two binders of the Postmasters of America first day More ...

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signatures of Cabinet Members c. 1900.

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signatures of Cabinet Members c. 1900.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$62$50

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signatures of Cabinet Members c. 1900. Cards autographed by: Postmaster General Charles Emory Smith; Secretary of War Elihu Root; Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson; More ...

Gee's Bend Quilt

Gee's Bend Quilt

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1001
Unsold
 

Gee's Bend Quilt, Housetop by Bettie Bendolph Seltzer, 1997, pink, green, and navy blue satin with cotton backing, signed "Made by B. Seltzer 1997." Note: Gee's Bend (Boykin, Alabama) is a More ...

Grant, Ulysses (1822-1885) Document Signed, 8 December 1873.

Grant, Ulysses (1822-1885) Document Signed, 8 December 1873.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1044
Sold for:
$523$425

Grant, Ulysses (1822-1885) Document Signed, 8 December 1873. Printed document on paper, fulfilled by hand, granting Francis P. Vincent Deputy Postmaster at Vineyard Grove, Massachusetts, More ...

Mather, Cotton (1663-1728) Magnalia Christi Americana: or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its First Planting in the Ye

Mather, Cotton (1663-1728) Magnalia Christi Americana: or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its First Planting in the Ye

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1324
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Mather, Cotton (1663-1728) Magnalia Christi Americana: or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its First Planting in the Year 1620 unto the Year of our Lord, 1698. London: Parkhurst, 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.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
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 ...

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Document Signed, 17 April 1849.

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Document Signed, 17 April 1849.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Document Signed, 17 April 1849. Single leaf of wove paper, the document partially printed, fulfilled by hand, appointing Thomas H. Sill Deputy Postmaster at Erie, More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) Document Signed, 27 August 1850.

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) Document Signed, 27 August 1850.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1031
Sold for:
$431$350

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) Document Signed, 27 August 1850. Partially printed document fulfilled by hand, nominating Thomas H. Sill Deputy Postmaster for Erie, Pennsylvania, sealed and More ...

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Document Signed, 17 April 1849.

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Document Signed, 17 April 1849.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1096
Unsold
 

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Document Signed, 17 April 1849. Single leaf of wove paper, the document partially printed, fulfilled by hand, appointing Thomas H. Sill Deputy Postmaster at Erie, More ...

Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$800$650

Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet. One free frank and three clipped signatures of Garfield along with a More ...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet. Three items signed by Grant: an appointment document, 29 December 1869; More ...

Hayes, Rutherford B. (1822-1893) Archive Containing Presidential Clipped Signature and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Hayes, Rutherford B. (1822-1893) Archive Containing Presidential Clipped Signature and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$738$600

Hayes, Rutherford B. (1822-1893) Archive Containing Presidential Clipped Signature and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet. Clipped signature of Hayes; invitation attributed to Secretary of More ...

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930) Archive Containing One Signed Menu and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930) Archive Containing One Signed Menu and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$154$125

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930) Archive Containing One Signed Menu and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet. Menu from a Harvard Men of Bangor, Maine dinner given in honor Taft, 4 February More ...

New Britain Palm Wood War Club

New Britain Palm Wood War Club

Auction:
2791B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Mar 14, 2015
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

New Britain Palm Wood War Club, c. late 19th century, with paddle-like form, incised decoration and red pigment, lg. 47 1/4 in. Provenance: Collected by Martin Voigt, First Postmaster to New More ...

Harding, Warren (1865-1923) Typed Letter, Signed, 9 April 1923.

Harding, Warren (1865-1923) Typed Letter, Signed, 9 April 1923.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$308$250

Harding, Warren (1865-1923) Typed Letter, Signed, 9 April 1923. Single page on White House stationery. To Postmaster General Harry Stewart New (1858-1937), mentioning Senator Wesley Jones's More ...

John Greenwood (Massachusetts, 1727-1792      Portrait of Thomas Child (1730-1787).

John Greenwood (Massachusetts, 1727-1792 Portrait of Thomas Child (1730-1787).

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

John Greenwood (Massachusetts, 1727-1792 Portrait of Thomas Child (1730-1787). Signed and dated "J.G. pinxt 1750," c.l. Oil on canvas, 36 x 28 in., in a period black and gold-painted, molded and More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$652$550

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), Signed document, one page, March 3rd, 1871, as President, appointment of William J. Burt as Deputy Postmaster in Boston, countersigned by Hamilton Fish as Secretary of More ...

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
149
Sold for:
$207$175

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924), Signed document, one page, February 3rd, 1916, appointment of William C. Rosecrans to position of Postmaster in Saunders, Nebraska countersigned by Albert S. Burleson as More ...

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964)

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964)

Auction:
2546M
Auction:
Discovery - May 11, 2011
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$59$50

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964), document, May 29th, 1930, one page, appointing Katheryn Huckleberry as postmaster of Whitestown, Indiana, countersigned, framed. More ...

(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889)

(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889), Interesting Archive of Correspondence related to the career of Adam John Glossbrenner, comprising: Buchanan, James, two More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$444$375

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874), Signed document, October 17th, 1850, one page, as President, appointing John H. Tweedy as Deputy Postmaster of Milwaukie (sic), Wisconsin, countersigned by W.S. More ...

Three Framed 18th and 19th Century Massachusetts Documents

Three Framed 18th and 19th Century Massachusetts Documents

Auction:
2525M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 11, 2010
Lot:
789
Sold for:
$178$150

Three Framed 18th and 19th Century Massachusetts Documents, a 1792 Cambridge, Massachusetts selectman's votes for state offices, an 1808 handwritten Marshfield auction notice, and an 1819 Abraham More ...

Framed William McKinley Presidential Appointment

Framed William McKinley Presidential Appointment

Auction:
2521M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2010
Lot:
178
Sold for:
$296$250

Framed William McKinley Presidential Appointment, January 1898, William S. Judd to Postmaster, Hartford, Connecticut. More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865), Signed document, March 21, 1862, one page, as President, appointment of Abram Wakeman to the post of deputy postmaster in New York city, countersigned by William H. More ...

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$207$175

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930), Signed document, January 9th, 1911, one page, as President, appointment of George M. Hull as Postmaster of Salina, Kansas, countersigned by Frank Hitchcock as More ...

Group of Assorted Country Items

Group of Assorted Country Items

Auction:
2429
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2008
Lot:
559
Sold for:
$119$100

Group of Assorted Country Items, including a medicine cabinet, wood framed reverse-painted glass "Postmaster" sign, a stoneware jug, wooden shoulder yoke, weaving implements, two spoons, a pestle, More ...

Two 19th Century Commonwealth of Massachusetts Justice of the Peace Appointments   and 1797, Postmaster Appointment

Two 19th Century Commonwealth of Massachusetts Justice of the Peace Appointments and 1797, Postmaster Appointment

Auction:
2429
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 15, 2008
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$36$30

Two 19th Century Commonwealth of Massachusetts Justice of the Peace Appointments and 1797, Postmaster Appointment, for Dummer Sewall, Chesterville, County of Kennebec, the former, 1810, signed by More ...

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$353$300

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924), Signed document, dated May 21st, 1913, one page, as President, appointing Willard Pugh as Postmaster to Greenfield, Indiana, countersigned by A.S. Burleson as Postmaster More ...