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Lot: 1 - ADAMS, SAMUEL. Vellum Document Signed, as

APPOINTING COMMISSION TO SETTLE CLAIMS OF PENOBSCOT INDIANS ADAMS, SAMUEL. Vellum Document Signed, as Governor, appointing three "Commissioners to treat with the Penobscot Indians upon the subject of their claims to certain land lying on each side of

Lot: 2 - ADAMS, SAMUEL. Clipped Signature, "Sam'l Adams."

ADAMS, SAMUEL. Clipped Signature, "Sam'l Adams." 1/4x1 3/4 inches; mounted to larger slip of paper, faint staining from mounting verso affecting signature. Np, nd

Lot: 3 - ALEXANDER, WILLIAM ("LORD STIRLING"). Autograph

ALEXANDER, WILLIAM ("LORD STIRLING"). Autograph Document Signed, "Stirling," promissory note: "Six Weeks after date hereof I promise to pay to John Harris or order the Sum of Ten pounds New York Money." 1 page, oblong 12mo; moderate scattered

Lot: 4 - ARMSTRONG, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to

ARMSTRONG, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to attorney James Tilghman, sending the names of two applicants for lots of land near Carlisle [Pennsylvania], giving the estimated value of the lots, noting that the need for firewood would likely deplete

Lot: 5 - BIDDLE, CLEMENT. Partly-printed Document

BIDDLE, CLEMENT. Partly-printed Document accomplished and Signed, thrice, as Notary, certifying that Captain Richard States has sworn that the cargo of his schooner Yeatman bound for St. Thomas was shipped by Thomas Ketland and lost on Crab Island

Lot: 6 - BOUDINOT, ELIAS. Partly-printed vellum Document

BOUDINOT, ELIAS. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President of Continental Congress, military commission issued to patriot spy Caleb Brewster. Countersigned by Secretary of War Benjamin Lincoln. 1 page, 7x11 1/4 inches, bearing a paper seal;

Lot: 7 - BRODHEAD, DANIEL. Autograph Letter Signed, to an

"HAPPY IN THE ASSURANCE YOU GIVE ME OF HAVING MY REGT. CLOATHED" BRODHEAD, DANIEL. Autograph Letter Signed, to an official at the Board of War ("Sir"), discussing his regiment's lack of clothing and officers. 1 1/4 pages, 13x8 1/4 inches, written on

Lot: 8 - BURR, AARON. Autograph Document Signed, promissory

BURR, AARON. Autograph Document Signed, promissory note: "Received 21 May 1784 of Mrs. Mary Clarke eight hundred and twenty four pounds, which I promise to pay to her or order ninety days from this Date." 1 page, oblong 8vo; moderate bleedthrough,

Lot: 9 - CLARK, GEORGE ROGERS. Document Signed, "GRClarke,"

CLARK, GEORGE ROGERS. Document Signed, "GRClarke," requisition request of Quartermaster General Major George Walls: "Issue one pound of Coffey and two pounds of sugar for the use of the sick in Cap't Cheneys Companey." 4x7 1/2 inches; complete

Lot: 10 - CLARKSON, MATTHEW. Autograph Letter Signed, "M.

APPLYING AS PRISONER OF WAR TO BRITISH GENERAL CLINTON FOR RELAXED PAROLE CLARKSON, MATTHEW. Autograph Letter Signed, "M. Clarkson Major," to British General Henry Clinton, retained draft, appealing for a change in the terms of his parole. 1 page,

Lot: 11 - CLINTON, GEORGE. Autograph Letter, unsigned, to NY

"SORRY TO HEAR OF THE DANGERS . . . OUR FRIEND MR. JAY HAD TO ENCOUNTER" CLINTON, GEORGE. Autograph Letter, unsigned, to NY Chancellor Robert R. Livingston, retained draft, expressing sympathy for John Jay's recent difficulties at sea and

Lot: 12 - CLINTON, GEORGE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Geo

DEATH OF HIS DAUGHTER AND THE OCCUPATION OF WEST FLORIDA CLINTON, GEORGE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Geo Clinton," to his son-in-law M[atthias] B[urnett] Tallmadge, expressing sorrow at the loss of his own daughter, recounting news of the U.S.

Lot: 13 - CLINTON, HENRY. Letter Signed, "HClinton," as

BRITISH COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF CLINTON, HENRY. Letter Signed, "HClinton," as Commander-in-Chief in North America, to Secretary of State for the Colonies George Germain, explaining that he has no recent news from Major General [Augustine] Prévost,

Lot: 14 - DEARBORN, HENRY. Autograph Letter Signed, "H.

DEARBORN, HENRY. Autograph Letter Signed, "H. Dearborn," as Secretary of War, to Representative Orchard Cook, promising to urge Mr. [Gideon] Granger to help, acknowledging his concerns about the improper conduct of postmasters relating to the

Lot: 15 - DEARBORN, HENRY. Partly-printed Document Signed,

DEARBORN, HENRY. Partly-printed Document Signed, "H. Dearborn," as Secretary of War, appointing a Captain in the fifth regiment of infantry. Countersigned by Captain Richard C. Dale. 1 page, 4to; short closed separations at horizontal fold, faint

Lot: 16 - DEARBORN, HENRY. Two items, likely retained drafts

HIS SKETCH OF BUNKER HILL BATTLEFIELD AND REFLECTIONS ON THE BATTLE DEARBORN, HENRY. Two items, likely retained drafts for a letter: Ink drawing, unsigned * Autograph Manuscript, unsigned. The drawing, a holograph sketch showing Bunker's Hill,

Lot: 17 - FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Vellum Document Signed, "B.

FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Vellum Document Signed, "B. Franklin," as President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, granting 423 acres in Wioming Township, Northumberland [Wyoming County, PA] called "Middleton" to William Ball for £2.8.3.

Lot: 18 - GAGE, THOMAS. Autograph Letter Signed, "Tho's

"MY OLD FRIENDS . . . [HAVE] NO GREAT PROSPECT OF PREFERMENT" GAGE, THOMAS. Autograph Letter Signed, "Tho's Gage," to an unnamed British correspondent ("Dear Sir'), hoping that he would not give up his commission, reporting that he may expect a

Lot: 19 - GARDNER, HENRY. Partly-printed Document Signed,

GARDNER, HENRY. Partly-printed Document Signed, "HGardner," as Treasurer of Massachusetts, ordering the sheriff of Lincoln County to obtain from the officials of Pownalborough, Maine, the unused funds intended for the recruitment of troops. 1 page,

Lot: 20 - GATES, HORATIO. Autograph Letter Signed, to the

WASHINGTON'S FIRST ADJUTANT SENDS PRISONERS OF WAR GATES, HORATIO. Autograph Letter Signed, to the Chairman of the Committee of Safety at Northampton, MA [Seth Pomeroy?], sending handling instructions for a list of British prisoners of war. 1 page,

Lot: 21 - GERRY, ELBRIDGE. Autograph Letter Signed, "E

GERRY, ELBRIDGE. Autograph Letter Signed, "E Gerry," to Joseph Bartlett ("My dear Sir"), acknowledging receipt of a land deed and promising to make payment on a note in six months. 1 page, 4to; silked on verso, some scattered loss at fold

Lot: 22 - GRASSE, FRANÇOIS JOSEPH PAUL; COMTE DE.

GRASSE, FRANÇOIS JOSEPH PAUL; COMTE DE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Le Comte de Grasse," to Count Langeron, in French, reporting that the Corps recruits are disembarking naked, and inquiring whether he might advise the Minister to forbid the ship

Lot: 23 - GRIDLEY, RICHARD. Brief Autograph Letter Signed,

AMERICA'S FIRST CHIEF ENGINEER GRIDLEY, RICHARD. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Rich'd Gridley," as Colonel in the Continental Army, to "Hon'ble Gent'n": "It is highly necessary that a painter be employed to paint all the carriages for cannon &

Lot: 24 - HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Letter Signed, twice ("Alex

"PENSION WILL BE DUE TO THE INVALIDS" HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Letter Signed, twice ("Alex Hamilton / Sect'y of the Treasury" and "AHamilton" on address panel), to Customs Collector Jeremiah Olney, requesting that he pay the invalid pension coming due,

Lot: 25 - HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Letter Signed, "Alex

ORGANIZING THE PROVISIONAL ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES DURING THE QUASI-WAR HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Letter Signed, "Alex Hamilton," as Inspector General, to Colonel Josias Carvel Hall, requesting that he nominate someone to serve as Quarter Master,

Lot: 26 - HAZEN, MOSES. Autograph Letter Signed, to Colonel

HAZEN, MOSES. Autograph Letter Signed, to Colonel Jonathan Chase, requesting that he attend the trial of Isaac Tichenor to give evidence. 1 page, folio; faint scattered foxing, docketing verso, folds. Springfield, 18 April 1780

Lot: 27 - HEATH, WILLIAM. Document Signed "WHeath

HEATH, WILLIAM. Document Signed "WHeath M[ajor]G[eneral]," ordering Deputy Paymaster Ebenezer Hancock to "pay Lieut. John Blunt . . . one hundred and forty four dollars in full of his pay from Jan'y 1 to June 10 1778, the time he arrived home from

Lot: 28 - HENRY, PATRICK. Autograph Letter Signed, "P.

"LET ALL THE . . . MILITIA KEEP THEIR ARMS READY" HENRY, PATRICK. Autograph Letter Signed, "P. Henry," as Governor, to Colonel William Fleming, anticipating the possibility of Indian attack in Montgomery County and requesting that the militia be made

Lot: 29 - HUMPHREYS, DAVID. Partly-printed Document Signed,

AGREEMENT TO RAISE A COMPANY OF SOLIDERS FOR CONTINENTAL ARMY HUMPHREYS, DAVID. Partly-printed Document Signed, agreeing (together with brother Elijah Humphreys and Eli Leavenworth) to raise a company of soldiers for a battalion in the Continental

Lot: 30 - JAY, JOHN. Document Signed, as Governor,

JAY, JOHN. Document Signed, as Governor, appointing Jonas Platt clerk of the Court of Common pleas, clerk of the peace, and clerk of the Court of Sessions for Oneida County. 1 page, 9x16 1/2 inches, with integral blank, leaves bound together with

Lot: 31 - KALB, JOHANN. Autograph Letter Signed, "The Baron

"COL HAMILTON INDUCED ME TO TAKE THE ROAD I MARCHED" KALB, JOHANN. Autograph Letter Signed, "The Baron deKalb," to Colonel Charles Pettit, reporting the position of his division and acknowledging Pettit's request to save dry forage. 1 page, small

Lot: 32 - LAFAYETTE, GILBERT DU MOTIER; MARQUIS DE.

SENDING A LETTER BY A ROYALIST PARTICIPANT IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION LAFAYETTE, GILBERT DU MOTIER; MARQUIS DE. Autograph Note Signed, "Lafeyette," to Mr. Perreil[?], forwarding a letter addressed to Lafayette, written in the letter's blank lower

Lot: 33 - LAURENS, HENRY. Autograph Letter Signed, as

LAURENS, HENRY. Autograph Letter Signed, as president of the Continental Congress, to the army's chief auditor Matthew Clarkson, sending an Act of Congress [not present]. 1/2 page, folio; few small holes at folds expertly repaired, moderate foxing

Lot: 34 - LEE, THOMAS SIM. Autograph Letter Signed, "Tho. S.

LEE, THOMAS SIM. Autograph Letter Signed, "Tho. S. Lee," to General Horatio Gates, explaining that he could not deliver 200 pounds of gold and requesting to meet at Shepherdstown [WV]. Docketed on address leaf in the hand of Gates: "T. Sim Lee Esq. /

Lot: 35 - LINCOLN, BENJAMIN. Brief Autograph Letter Signed,

SIGNED ONE MONTH AFTER DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE LINCOLN, BENJAMIN. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj Lincoln," to MA Commissary General Richard Devens ("Mr. Devens"): "You will deliver to Mr. Edward Blanchard ye Stores I just mentioned to you

Lot: 36 - LOVELL, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Dear

"WE ARE NOT, SURELY, WORSE OFF THAN IN THE FALL OF '76" LOVELL, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Dear Sir," reflecting on the progress of the Revolution. 4 pages, 7x5 3/4 inches, on 2 sheets; each sheet inlaid, folds. With typed transcript.

Lot: 37 - MARSHALL, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed,

MARSHALL, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, "JMarshall," to Henry "Light-Horse Henry" Lee ("Dear Sir"), discussing the disposition of the property of Mr. Brown who recently committed suicide, stating that the sale of Mr. Brown's slaves should discharge

Lot: 38 - MCLEAN, FRANCIS. Partly-printed Document Signed,

MCLEAN, FRANCIS. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Fra's McLean," as General, ordering Deputy Pay-Master General George Turner to pay £186.13.8 to Joseph Boumels at the British garrison of Fort George, Maine, which is the "amount of a bill drawn

Lot: 39 - MELVILL, THOMAS. Partly-printed Document Signed,

PARTICIPANT IN THE BOSTON TEA PARTY MELVILL, THOMAS. Partly-printed Document Signed, "T Melvill," as Inspector of the Port of Boston, certifying importation of 61 pounds of green tea. Countersigned by a secretary in the name of Collector Benjamin

Lot: 40 - MIFFLIN, THOMAS. Letter Signed, "Tho Mifflin," as

TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, LIKELY REGARDING CITIZEN GENÊT AFFAIR MIFFLIN, THOMAS. Letter Signed, "Tho Mifflin," as Governor, to Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, sending a letter from the French Minister concerning French Sailors imprisoned in

Lot: 41 - MONTGOMERY, JOHN. Two Autograph Letters Signed, to

SIGNER OF THE FINCASTLE RESOLUTIONS MONTGOMERY, JOHN. Two Autograph Letters Signed, to PA State Lottery Co-Manager David Jackson, reporting the number of Pennsylvania Lottery tickets he sold and returning some tickets [not present]. Together 1 1/2

Lot: 42 - MORRIS, ROBERT. Brief Autograph Letter Signed,

WRITTEN FROM DEBTOR'S PRISON MORRIS, ROBERT. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Rob't Morris," to his business partner John Nicholson: "I send herewith a Tickler dated yesterday from the Trustees of the aggregate Fund. You can take a Press Copy &

Lot: 43 - MOSHER, JEREMIAH. Autograph Letter Signed,

MOSHER, JEREMIAH. Autograph Letter Signed, "Jeremiah Mosher / a Soldier," to his commander Colonel Henry Jackson, planning his return to duty. 1 page, 8 1/4x6 1/2 inches, with integral address leaf with postal markings; address leaf quite worn with

Lot: 44 - PAINE, THOMAS. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, to

TO IRA, BROTHER OF ETHAN ALLEN PAINE, THOMAS. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, to Ira Allen ("Dear Citizen"): "I called at the Caffe Boston today, where I dined, but you were not at home,--will you call on me tomorrow morning, at 12 OClock." 1 page,

Lot: 45 - PARSONS, SAMUEL HOLDEN. Autograph Letter Signed,

"THE RECRUIT HAS BUT ONE ARM, A PERFECT BURLESQUE UPON A SOLDIER" PARSONS, SAMUEL HOLDEN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Sam. H. Parsons," as Brigadier General, to Deputy Commissary of Prisoners Ezekiel Williams, complaining of recruits sent to the army

Lot: 46 - PICKERING, TIMOTHY. Autograph Letter Signed, as

PICKERING, TIMOTHY. Autograph Letter Signed, as Secretary of State, to the U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain Rufus King, complaining of the harassment of American merchant ships by British cruisers whose officials interpret the trade agreement so

Lot: 47 - PICKERING, TIMOTHY. Autograph Letter Signed, "T.

"BURR'S FIRST OBJECT IS TO POSSESS HIMSELF OF NEW ORLEANS" PICKERING, TIMOTHY. Autograph Letter Signed, "T. Pickering," as Senator, to "Dr Cutler," relating that the Secretary of War [Henry Dearborn] would write him a letter concerning a dispute with

Lot: 48 - PICKERING, TIMOTHY. Autograph Letter Signed, "T.

JEFFERSON'S ADMINISTRATION: "DECEPTION HAS BEEN ITS LEADING PRINCIPLE" PICKERING, TIMOTHY. Autograph Letter Signed, "T. Pickering," as Senator, to James McHenry, stating that [British Foreign Secretary Richard] Wellesley was justified in dismissing

Lot: 49 - PINCKNEY, CHARLES COATESWORTH. Autograph Letter

PINCKNEY LEARNS OF WASHINGTON'S DEATH PINCKNEY, CHARLES COATESWORTH. Autograph Letter Signed, to Washington's personal secretary Tobias Lear, sending his condolences to [Washington's step-granddaughter Eleanor Parke Custis] Lewis and Mrs. Washington.

Lot: 50 - POPKIN, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, as Major of

POPKIN, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, as Major of the 3rd MA Regiment, to Major General Benjamin Lincoln, discussing conditions in Boston and angling for a promotion. 1 page, 13x8 1/4 inches; heavy staining in upper corner affecting two letters,

Lot: 51 - PRESCOTT, WILLIAM. Partly-printed Document Signed,

PRESCOTT FAMILY DEED SIGNED BY 3 REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS PRESCOTT, WILLIAM. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Wm. Prescott," granting the estate shared with his brother James to their younger brother Oliver. Additionally signed by James Prescott, and

Lot: 52 - PUTNAM, ISRAEL. Autograph endorsement Signed, as

PUTNAM, ISRAEL. Autograph endorsement Signed, as Major General, six lines on the terminal page of a document recording a court-martial [all sic]: 'I have considred the evedancys and the doings of the court marshol and aprove of the sam and ordor that

Lot: 53 - PUTNAM, RUFUS. Partly-printed Document Signed, as

PUTNAM, RUFUS. Partly-printed Document Signed, as lottery Co-Manager, a Massachusetts land lottery ticket, No. 1888. Countersigned by lottery Co-Manager Leo Jarvis. Verso unaccomplished. 4 1/4x5 1/2 inches; silked on verso, separation at vertical

Lot: 54 - REED, JOSEPH. Letter Signed, "Jos. Reed /

"WE . . . OFFER A REWARD FOR INDIAN SCALPS" REED, JOSEPH. Letter Signed, "Jos. Reed / President," to Colonel Archibald Lochry, informing him that the Pennsylvania House of Assembly has resolved to send troops to protect the frontiers of Northampton,

Lot: 55 - REVERE, PAUL. Autograph Document Signed:

CERTIFYING DISCHARGE OF SOLDIER FROM REVERE'S REGIMENT REVERE, PAUL. Autograph Document Signed: "I certify that Capt Philip Marett was discharged from the State Regiment of Artillery the 30th day of last Jan'y by Order of the Hon'ble Council." 1

Lot: 56 - RIVINGTON, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, to

MEMBER OF CULPER SPY RING RIVINGTON, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, to Continental Congress member Jacob Read, promising to send buckles, stating that he has sent a copy of Charles Rollin's Roman History to Princeton, where James Bond Read [his

Lot: 57 - RUSH, BENJAMIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n

REVOLUTIONARY PHYSICIAN PRESCRIBES A TINCTURE RUSH, BENJAMIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n Rush," to Jacob Broome, recommending a regime of treatment [for some unusual gastroenterological condition]. 1 1/4 page, 4to, with integral address leaf

Lot: 58 - RUSH, BENJAMIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n

SIGNER RUSH, BENJAMIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n Rush," to an unnamed recipient ("Dear Sirs"), sending financial documents and a tax payment [not present] relating to his houses. 1 page, small 4to; inlaid, moderate staining along side edges,

Lot: 59 - SEVIER, JOHN. Autograph Document Signed, twice (in

SEVIER, JOHN. Autograph Document Signed, twice (in full and in the third person within the text), as Court Clerk, warrant ordering the sheriff of Washington [County, TN] to arrest planter Patrick Murphy. 1 page, 6 1/2x8 inches; encapsulated (but

Lot: 60 - SMITH, SAMUEL. Autograph Letter Signed, "S.

SMITH, SAMUEL. Autograph Letter Signed, "S. Smith," as Representative, to unnamed recipients ("Dear Sirs"), sending text of a bill to be drafted objecting to the rapid increase in allocations for the Navy. 1 page, 4to; short closed tears at side

Lot: 61 - SMITH, WILLIAM STEPHENS. Autograph Letter Signed,

"WE WILL DRUB THEM" SMITH, WILLIAM STEPHENS. Autograph Letter Signed, "Wm. S. Smith," as Lieutenant Colonel, to Baron von Steuben, describing the repulse of a British foray into New Jersey. 1 page, 9 1/2x7 1/4 inches; folds, minor wear, mounting

Lot: 62 - STARK, JOHN. Letter Signed, as Brigadier General,

STARK, JOHN. Letter Signed, as Brigadier General, to Major General Horatio Gates, complaining about remote garrisons and idle officers. 2 pages, 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches; apparently lacking an integral address leaf, minor foxing, mount remnant on left

Lot: 63 - STEUBEN, FRIEDRICH WILHELM VON. Regulations for

OWNED BY A REVOLUTIONARY VETERAN STEUBEN, FRIEDRICH WILHELM VON. Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States. 2 folding plates. 96 pages. 12mo, original plain wrappers, worn; foxing, minor dampstaining; signed by

Lot: 64 - STEUBEN, FRIEDRICH WILHELM VON. Autograph Letter

DIED FOUR DAYS AFTER SIGNING STEUBEN, FRIEDRICH WILHELM VON. Autograph Letter Signed, "Steuben," to John Porteous, sending a draft on Benjamin Walker for £200 [not present], explaining that his need is due to having purchased cattle and having

Lot: 65 - TARLETON, BANASTRE. A History of the Campaigns of

TARLETON, BANASTRE. A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781, in the Southern Provinces of North America. 5 maps and plans, all with hand-colored troop movements. vii, [1], 518, [2] pages including publisher's ad leaf. 4to, contemporary mottled

Lot: 66 - TARLETON, BANASTRE. Fragment of an Autograph

A SOLDIER-POET TARLETON, BANASTRE. Fragment of an Autograph Letter Signed, "B.T.," to "Juan[?]" (lacking salutation), sending a comic original poem in 18 lines. 1 1/2 pages, 4to, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; upper edge trimmed

Lot: 67 - THOMAS, ISAIAH. Clipped Signature, "Your

THOMAS, ISAIAH. Clipped Signature, "Your affectionate Bro'r / Isaiah Thomas," removed from a letter. 3/4x3 inches; mounted to a larger sheet, tiny hole touching first "I" of signature, faint bleedthrough. Np, nd

Lot: 68 - WADSWORTH, PELEG. Autograph Document Signed,

WADSWORTH, PELEG. Autograph Document Signed, "Peleg Wadsworth Maj'r Brig," a return entitled: "A Weekly Return of Two Regiments of Militia in the Continental Service." 1 page, 7 3/4x12 1/4 inches; folds, minor foxing and wear, light dampstaining

Lot: 69 - WARD, JONATHAN. Autograph Document Signed,

WARD, JONATHAN. Autograph Document Signed, "JWardColonel," furlough pass issued to a Minuteman at Cambridge two weeks before Bunker Hill. 1 page, on an irregular slip, 2 3/4x7 1/4 inches; folds, minimal wear. Cambridge, MA, 2 June 1775

Lot: 70 - WARREN, JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed, to

BUNKER HILL HERO AND PRESIDENT OF MA PROVINCIAL CONGRESS WARREN, JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed, to Captain John Hayward, ordering cords of wood, rails, and posts, and, in a postscript: "I saw your Son the Doctor three Days ago who is in Health and

Lot: 71 - WARREN, MERCY. History of the Rise, Progress and

WARREN, MERCY. History of the Rise, Progress and Termination of the American Revolution. xii, 447; vii, 412; vi, 475 pages. 3 volumes. 8vo, modern calf; foxing, toning, minor dampstaining. Boston, 1805

Lot: 72 - WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Letter Signed, "G:Washington,"

LOOKING TO NJ LEGISLATURE FOR MONEY TO SAVE THE CONTINENTAL ARMY WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Letter Signed, "G:Washington," to Major General Nathanael Greene, repeating his recommendation that Colonel Clement Biddle appeal to the legislature [of New Jersey

Lot: 73 - WAYNE, ANTHONY. Autograph Letter Signed,

"I AM OBLIGED TO PROCEED TO PHILADELPHIA ON PUBLICK BUSINESS" WAYNE, ANTHONY. Autograph Letter Signed, "Ant'yWayne," to Charleston slave trader Edward Penman, requesting that he create separate deeds for Wayne's land, explaining the reasons for doing

Lot: 74 - WOOSTER, DAVID. Autograph Letter Signed, "Dav'd

SIGNED TWO DAYS BEFORE THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL WOOSTER, DAVID. Autograph Letter Signed, "Dav'd Wooster Maj'r Gen'l," to President of the Congress of New York Peter Van Brugh Livingston, announcing the arrival of a notorious Loyalist prisoner. 1

Lot: 75 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Pay order to express rider

"MIDNIGHT RIDE" FOR MASSACHUSETTS (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Pay order to express rider Jonathan Park "to enable him to defrey his Expences going express to Philadelphia." Partly-printed Document Signed by Deputy Secretary Perez Morton, Treasurer Henry

Lot: 76 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) A pair of documents from

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) A pair of documents from the opening weeks of the war. 1 1/2x7 1/2 inches and 3x5 1/4 inches; the first silked, tastefully laid down together in a mat. Cambridge, MA, 27 April and 11 May 1775

Lot: 77 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Pay list for an integrated

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Pay list for an integrated company at Dorchester in the Siege of Boston. 1 page, 12 1/2x7 1/2 inches, with docketing on verso, signed by 35 soldiers (some by mark); folds, minor dampstaining, pinhole at intersection of folds,

Lot: 78 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Commission issued to a

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Commission issued to a militia colonel during the Siege of Boston--with King George's name crossed out and the word "Colony" crossed out with "State" written in. Partly-printed Document Signed by John Avery as Deputy Secretary

Lot: 79 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Faden, William; engraver;

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Faden, William; engraver; after C.J. Sauthier. A Topographical Map of Hudson's River . . . from Sandy Hook . . . to Fort Edward. Triple-image double-page engraved map, hand-colored in outline, 33x24 1/2 inches; light

Lot: 80 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Muster roll for a

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Muster roll for a Massachusetts militia company guarding Hessian prisoners near Boston. 2 pages, 16x12 1/2 inches, on one sheet, signed by Muster-Master Andrew Brown on recto and Colonel Jacob Gerrish on verso; folds, minor

Lot: 81 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) An anonymous intelligence

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) An anonymous intelligence report on British troop movements smuggled to a New Jersey patriot. Manuscript letter, anonymous and unsigned, addressed to Jonas Crane of Newark, NJ. 1 page, 7x7 1/4 inches, with partial address panel

Lot: 82 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Mal Lui Veut Mal Lui Tourne

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Mal Lui Veut Mal Lui Tourne Dit Le Bonne Homme Richard. Engraving, 11x13 3/4 inches; laid down on later paper, caption pasted down over the lower platemark as issued. [France], circa 1780

Lot: 83 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Attack of the Rebels upon

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the Province of New England in . . . 1779. Hand-colored engraved map, 16 1/2x19 1/4 inches, on 2 conjoined sheets; minimal foxing, one vertical fold, mount remnants on verso.

Lot: 84 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) L'Anglais corrigé

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) L'Anglais corrigé comme un Enfant. Hand-colored engraving, 9x11 1/4 inches; minimal wear. [France, circa 1781-82]

Lot: 85 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--AMERICAN SOLDIERS.) Group of

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--AMERICAN SOLDIERS.) Group of 8 items Signed, or Signed and Inscribed. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1774-1805

Lot: 86 - ADAMS, JOHN; AND JOHN QUINCY ADAMS. Document

SIGNED BY FATHER AND SON ADAMS, JOHN; AND JOHN QUINCY ADAMS. Document Signed, "J. Adams," by John Adams, receipt for $272.25, with text in the hand of John Quincy Adams. Additionally signed by John Quincy Adams, in the third person within the text,

Lot: 87 - ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph inscription dated and

ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph inscription dated and Signed, on a small slip of paper: "The Hon. John Taylor Esq'r / from his humble Servant / the Author, John Adams. / [Q]uincy April 9th 1814 / Discourses on Da[vila]." 2x4 inches; uneven toning overall,

Lot: 88 - (ADAMS, JOHN.) Silver spoon said to have belonged

(ADAMS, JOHN.) Silver spoon said to have belonged to Adams. 8 inches in length, with early "I:A" monogram on verso, later "CMF" monogram on recto, and 4 hallmarks. Np, nd

Lot: 89 - ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.Q.

GLIMPSE OF HIS INTEREST IN PHILOSOPHY ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.Q. Adams," as Representative, to physician Thomas Sewall, thanking him for his lectures, explaining that he associates phrenology with alchemy [and other

Lot: 90 - (ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.) STRONG, JAMES. Autograph

"IT MUST INEVITABLY RESULT IN TWO GREAT NATIONAL PARTIES" (ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.) STRONG, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as Representative, to Aaron Vanderpoel, concerning the upcoming 1824 presidential election. 3 pages, 9 3/4x7 3/4 inches, on 2

Lot: 91 - (ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.) The Five Aspirants.

(ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.) The Five Aspirants. Etching, 8 3/4x10 inches; foxing, irregular folds, considerable wear including a long closed tear and two areas of loss in the image area. Np, circa 1824

Lot: 92 - (ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.) LELAND, SHERMAN; ET AL.

(ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.) LELAND, SHERMAN; ET AL. "Central Committee Circular" organizing National Republicans after the defeat of Adams. Printed circular letter, 1 page, 9 3/4x8 inches, plus integral blank; minor wear, uneven toning. Boston, 14 March

Lot: 93 - ARTHUR, CHESTER A. Letter Signed, "C.A. Arthur,"

REQUESTING AN APPOINTMENT AS A "FAVOR" ARTHUR, CHESTER A. Letter Signed, "C.A. Arthur," to Collector of the Port of NY Henry A. Smythe, recommending that M.J. Mullany be appointed Day Inspector. Additionally signed by Tammany Society Democrat Richard

Lot: 94 - ARTHUR, CHESTER A. Signature, as President, on a

ARTHUR, CHESTER A. Signature, as President, on a White House card. 2 3/4x4 inches; remnants of prior mounting overall verso. Washington, nd

Lot: 95 - BUCHANAN, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as

BUCHANAN, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as Representative, to former PA Attorney General Thomas Elder, planning to meet with William Boyd in Lancaster on Saturday, hoping Elder would meet with him and Judge [Joseph] Hemphill then, expressing

Lot: 96 - BUCHANAN, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as

"ASTOUNDED HERE OF THE PROGRESS & PASSAGE OF THE BANK BILL" BUCHANAN, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to former MS state Representative Samuel Dale, sending letters regarding stock in Franklin College [not present], reporting that he

Lot: 97 - BUSH, GEORGE HERBERT WALKER; AND GEORGE W. Color

TWO PRESIDENTS: FATHER AND SON BUSH, GEORGE HERBERT WALKER; AND GEORGE W. Color reproduction of a painting by John Dearman ("Father and Son"), Signed by both at lower center, in pencil, showing the two seated in a bass boat while fishing.

Lot: 98 - CLEVELAND, GROVER. Autograph Letter Signed, to

"I AM TIRED OF HAVING LETTERS I WRITE [BE] SO MISERABLY PRINTED" CLEVELAND, GROVER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Charles Kirchbaum ("Dear Sir"), complaining that his letters are too often inaccurately printed and requesting that the present one be

Lot: 99 - (CLEVELAND, GROVER.) NAST, THOMAS. Ink drawing,

(CLEVELAND, GROVER.) NAST, THOMAS. Ink drawing, Signed "Th: Nast," cartoon showing Cleveland as a turtle, with holograph caption: "In the Soup To-Day." 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches, artist's board; mat toning, unrelated pencil notes and sketches on verso,

Lot: 100 - (CLEVELAND, GROVER.) STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER.

(CLEVELAND, GROVER.) STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. Autograph Letter Signed, "H.B. Stowe," to Robert Coster, expressing her disgust for candidate Cleveland. 1 page, 8x4 3/4 inches, on a folding sheet with integral blank, ruled paper; tape stain just below

Lot: 101 - (CLEVELAND, GROVER.) Always Against the People!

(CLEVELAND, GROVER.) Always Against the People! Gov. Grover Cleveland, the Chief of Adulterators!! Printed pamphlet, 4 pages, 9x5 3/4 inches, on one folding sheet; folds, minor wear and foxing. Np, [October 1884]

Lot: 102 - (CLEVELAND, GROVER.) Archive of 9 items:

(CLEVELAND, GROVER.) Archive of 9 items: Republican Committee correspondence from the Blaine campaign, including 4 manuscript letters, one ink transfer copied letter, and 4 telegrams. Format and condition vary. Vp, October and November 1884

Lot: 103 - (CLEVELAND, GROVER.) Group of 6 items relating to

(CLEVELAND, GROVER.) Group of 6 items relating to the Cleveland and Blaine campaigns. Format and condition vary; all with mount remnants. Vp, 1884

Lot: 104 - COOLIDGE, CALVIN. Typed Letter Signed, as Vice

COOLIDGE, CALVIN. Typed Letter Signed, as Vice President, to Mabel C. Gage, inviting her to serve on a proposed National Board of Directors of Clarke School for the Deaf. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery; toning to extreme edges, folds. Northampton,

Lot: 105 - EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed, to John

"THE VOTER IS AROUSED MUCH MORE BY EMOTION THAN BY LOGIC" EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed, to John P. Warwick, agreeing that voters are motivated by emotional prompts, expressing enthusiasm for OR Governor Mark Hatfield [who would later

Lot: 106 - (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM.

(GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, to Garfield's Chief of Staff Joseph Stanley Brown, concerning batteries [for the metal detector which failed to find the bullet in Garfield's abdomen]. 1 page, 8x4 3/4

Lot: 107 - (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) GUITEAU, CHARLES J.

"YOUR LAW REPORTER DISCOURSES AMUSINGLY IN TO-DAY'S HERALD" (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) GUITEAU, CHARLES J. Autograph Letter Signed, "To the Edition of the Herald," retained draft, responding to an article in that day's Herald concerning a "Profitable

Lot: 108 - (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) GUITEAU, CHARLES J.

HOURS AFTER ASSASSINATION: "ATTEND TO THIS AT ONCE" (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) GUITEAU, CHARLES J. Autograph Letter Signed, "Charles Guiteau," to editor of Chicago Inter Ocean Byron Andrews, in pencil, requesting that he recover the papers taken from

Lot: 109 - (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) GUITEAU, CHARLES J.

SEEKING A DEFENSE LAWYER AFTER ASSASSINATION (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) GUITEAU, CHARLES J. Autograph Letter Signed, "Charles Guiteau," to attorney John D. Townsend, requesting his legal services and noting the referral of [Guiteau's attorney

Lot: 110 - (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) Collection of

(GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) Collection of autographs, photographs, and ephemera relating to the Garfield assassination. 10 manuscripts, 30 photographs, and 7 pieces of ephemera; various conditions but generally strong. Vp, 1877-86

Lot: 111 - (GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) Group of 19 manuscripts

(GARFIELD ASSASSINATION.) Group of 19 manuscripts relating to the assassin Charles Guiteau, his trial and his execution. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1882 and undated

Lot: 112 - GARFIELD, JAMES A. Autograph Letter Signed,

"DISHEARTENED AT THE WEAK AND IMBECILE WAY IN WHICH THE WAR IS MANAGED" GARFIELD, JAMES A. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.A.Garfield," as Brigadier General, to Col. Lionel Allen Sheldon ("My dear Sheldon"), discussing details of the Cumberland Gap

Lot: 113 - GARFIELD, JAMES A. Photograph Signed, "J.A.

GARFIELD, JAMES A. Photograph Signed, "J.A. Garfield / Brig Gen Vol's," carte-de-visite bust portrait, showing him in 1-star brigadier general's uniform. Signed on the mat, below the image. 3 1/4x2 inches (image), 6 1/4x4 1/4 inches overall; faint

Lot: 114 - GARFIELD, JAMES A. Autograph Letter Signed,

"WE HAVE CARRIED MAINE BY A CLOSE SHAVE" GARFIELD, JAMES A. Autograph Letter Signed, "JAGarfield," as Representative, to Representative David B. Henderson ("My Dear Sir"), reporting that Maine had been won [this was later found to be false], and

Lot: 115 - GARFIELD, JAMES A. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.A.

PRESIDENT-ELECT GARFIELD, JAMES A. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.A. Garfield," as President-Elect, to Lynde Harrison ("My dear sir"), thanking him for sending suggestions. 1 page, 8vo, personal stationery; folds, docketed verso in blue pencil. Mentor,

Lot: 116 - GARFIELD, JAMES A. Fragment of a partly-printed

SIGNED FOUR MONTHS BEFORE HIS ASSASSINATION GARFIELD, JAMES A. Fragment of a partly-printed Document Signed, as President, appointing an unknown person for an unknown position in State Department, including only lower half of document. Countersigned

Lot: 117 - GARFIELD, JAMES A. Franking Signature,

GARFIELD, JAMES A. Franking Signature, "JAGarfield," as Representative, on an envelope addressed, in his hand, to M.C. Turner in Batavia, NY. 3 1/2x6 1/2 inches; right edge trimmed, "Part of Cong[ressional] Record" printed at upper left. Np, 1863-80

Lot: 118 - (GARFIELD, JAMES A.) SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH.

(GARFIELD, JAMES A.) SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH. Autograph Letter Signed, "W.T. Sherman," as Commanding General of the Army, to General Judson D. Bingham, preparing for the Garfield memorial services planned at the Capitol. 3 pages, 8x5 inches, on one

Lot: 119 - (GARFIELD, JAMES A.) "Garfield and Arthur" print

(GARFIELD, JAMES A.) "Garfield and Arthur" print on silk, possibly a shoulder sash. Silk strip, 3 1/2x29 1/4 inches to sight, printed in brown over faded red stripes; laid down in mat, small white mark on the "A" in Arthur, otherwise minor wear. Not

Lot: 120 - (GARFIELD, JAMES A.) Group of 7 works on Garfield

(GARFIELD, JAMES A.) Group of 7 works on Garfield presented to his widow. 7 volumes, various original 8mo and 12mo bindings, minor to moderate wear. Vp, 1880-82 and 1891

Lot: 121 - GARFIELD, LUCRETIA. Two Autograph Letters Signed,

SENDING REMORSEFUL THANKS TO BUSINESS LEADERS AND ARTIST HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY GARFIELD, LUCRETIA. Two Autograph Letters Signed, "Lucretia R. Garfield." The first, to Representative Horace Davis, accepting resolutions from San Francisco commercial

Lot: 122 - GRANT, ULYSSES S. Autograph Letter Signed, "U.S.

GRANT, ULYSSES S. Autograph Letter Signed, "U.S. Grant / General," to Treasury Auditor Ezra B. French, requesting an opportunity to examine records from 1863 relating to pay for a Colonel who was under his command at the time. 1 1/2 pages, 8vo, ruled

Lot: 123 - GRANT, ULYSSES S. Signature, "U.S. Grant," on a

GRANT, ULYSSES S. Signature, "U.S. Grant," on a small card. 2x3 1/2 inches; faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, remnants of prior mounting at upper edge recto and corners verso. Np, nd

Lot: 124 - (GRANT, ULYSSES S.) A cigar said to be taken from

(GRANT, ULYSSES S.) A cigar said to be taken from the dying president's final box, with a provenance letter. Cigar, 4 inches long, in glass tube sealed with cork bearing "Las Palmas" label of Chas. Jacobs & Co.; with letter from T. Bee to Captain

Lot: 125 - HARDING, WARREN G. Typed Letter Signed, as

"THE RURAL POPULATION . . . IS CONFRONTING ESPECIALLY DIFFICULT TIMES" HARDING, WARREN G. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to Lyons Republican editor Charles H. Betts, congratulating him on the 100th anniversary of the Lyons Republican, and

Lot: 126 - HARRISON, BENJAMIN. Clipped Signature,

HARRISON, BENJAMIN. Clipped Signature, "BenjHarrison," likely removed from a letter. 1 1/4x3 1/2 inches; faint marginal discoloration from prior matting. Np, nd

Lot: 127 - (HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY.) Lustreware Harrison

(HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY.) Lustreware Harrison campaign pitcher. 8 inches tall, with inset transfer portrait of Harrison captioned "Harrison & Reform" in front of banners titled Tippecanoe and Thames, and on opposite side a transfer view of log

Lot: 128 - HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. Autograph Letter Signed,

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. Autograph Letter Signed, "R.B. Hayes," as Governor-Elect, to A. Hart, marked "Private" in holograph at upper left, declining to make an announcement, but expressing agreement in "many things." 1/2 page, 8vo, ruled paper; mounted

Lot: 129 - HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.; OTHERS. 21 small cards

THE 1876 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: THE CAST OF THE DRAMA HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.; OTHERS. 21 small cards Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by most members of the Electoral Commission who decided the 1876 election and others with important roles, including

Lot: 130 - (HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.) Archive of 16 items on the

(HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.) Archive of 16 items on the 1876 election in Florida, each a manuscript, sleeved in one binder; condition generally strong. Vp, September to December 1876

Lot: 131 - (HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.) Archive of 153 items on the

(HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.) Archive of 153 items on the 1876 election in South Carolina, including 152 manuscript items and one printed document, all sleeved in 4 binders; condition generally strong. Vp, September 1876 to January 1877

Lot: 132 - (HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.) Group of 3 items on the

(HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.) Group of 3 items on the disputed 1876 election. Format and condition vary. Washington, 1877

Lot: 133 - HOOVER, HERBERT. Signature, as President, on a

HOOVER, HERBERT. Signature, as President, on a White House card. 2 3/4x4 inches; remnants of prior mounting at corners verso. Washington, 1929-33

Lot: 134 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as

WRITTEN DURING BRIEF SERVICE AS U.S. SENATOR JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to Colonel Robert Hays, writing for news from home, reporting on the "dreary aspect" of business in Philadelphia: "[A]ll confidence between man and man

Lot: 135 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Document Signed, as a witness on

JACKSON, ANDREW. Document Signed, as a witness on a penal bond between two men and an attorney named John Muir, against whom a suit has been brought. Additionally signed by Jackson's business partner David Allison, also as witness. 1 page, oblong

Lot: 136 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, to

LETTER LEADING TO DUEL IN WHICH JACKSON KILLS DICKINSON JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, to editor Thomas Eastin ("Mr. Eastin"), retained draft, submitting a letter to be published in a Nashville newspaper, responding to a letter published

Lot: 137 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Document Signed, "Andrew Jackson

PAYING FOR TRANSPORTATION OF SICK SOLDIERS DURING MARCH HOME FROM NATCHEZ JACKSON, ANDREW. Document Signed, "Andrew Jackson / Major Gen'l," ordering Assistant Deputy Quartermaster to pay Edward Mitchell $198.75 for "Seventeen days hauling of the sick

Lot: 138 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed,

ON THE LEGITIMACY OF THE SEMINOLE WARS & SPAIN'S DUPLICITY JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, to Senator John H. Eaton, expressing his hopefulness that Congress may "consult the safety of our country by seizing on such points as will give

Lot: 139 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as

DISCUSSING CHANGES TO HELP REDUCE NATIONAL DEBT JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as President, to Secretary of Treasury Samuel D. Ingham, inquiring about how to structure an aspect of the Treasury bureaucracy, requesting the return of

Lot: 140 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Partly-printed vellum Document

JACKSON, ANDREW. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, granting 80 acres of land in Vincennes, Indiana to Christopher C. Hiddle. Countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Elijah Hayward. 9 1/2x15 3/4 inches; slight

Lot: 141 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Check accomplished and Signed, as

DRAWN ON THE BANK OF THE UNITED STATES JACKSON, ANDREW. Check accomplished and Signed, as President, to Representative Noyes Barber in the amount of $174.00. 2 1/4x6 inches; cancellation slices and a few scattered tears expertly repaired on verso

Lot: 142 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Note Signed, in the

MEETING WITH TREASURY AUDITOR IN ADVANCE OF NULLIFICATION CRISIS JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Note Signed, in the third person within the text ("The president"), to his Treasury Auditor Amos Kendall, agreeing to meet, suggesting that they dine

Lot: 143 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice

JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice (in full and "A.J."), as President, to his Treasury Auditor Amos Kendall, conveying the request of [Treasury Secretary Louis] McLane to arrange for publication in the [Washington] Globe of Jackson's

Lot: 144 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Proclamation by Andrew Jackson,

JACKSON, ANDREW. Proclamation by Andrew Jackson, President of the United States. Letterpress broadside, 30 1/2x21 1/2 inches, in 8 columns; worn at folds, silked and stabilized, short separation at intersection of folds, minor foxing, light soiling

Lot: 145 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Document Signed, as President,

JACKSON, ANDREW. Document Signed, as President, authorizing "Asbury Dickins, Chief Clerk in the Treasury Department, to perform the duties of the Secretary of the Treasury during the absence of that officer from the seat of government." 1/2 page,

Lot: 146 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Note Signed, twice

"SUCH A DASTARD NEVER OUGHT TO HAVE BEEN IN THE NAVY" JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Note Signed, twice (each "A.J."), as President, to an unnamed recipient, recording Jackson's own reaction to an anonymous letter to him, the note written vertically over

Lot: 147 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as

SENDING SON TO CARE FOR GRIEVING AND AILING SLAVES JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as President, to his adoptive son Andrew Jackson, Jr., relaying a report from [Jackson's nephew Andrew Jackson] Donelson that the corn and cotton crop yield

Lot: 148 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Partly-printed vellum Document

JACKSON, ANDREW. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, granting a patent to James Kyle for his improvement "in the Door Lock." Countersigned by Secretary of State Louis McLane. Additionally signed by Attorney General Roger B. Taney.

Lot: 149 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice

"I HAD A LONG TIME WISHED TO JOIN THE CHURCH PUBLICKLY" JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice (in full and "A.J."), to his wife's niece Sarah Knox Sevier ("Dear Sarah"), complaining of health problems, relating the circumstances of the

Lot: 150 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice,

"BACK . . . TO THE ORIGINAL READING . . . OF OUR CONSTITUTION" JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice, to Major Edward George Washington Butler, reporting that his sister and niece have been unwell, noting that his own health is so poor that

Lot: 151 - JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice

"PEOPLE IN 1840 WERE DELUDED BY THE HUMBUGGERY OF . . . LOG CABINS" JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, twice (in full and "A.J."), to editor of the Nashville Union J. George Harris, expressing joy at the result of the [1842 congressional]

Lot: 152 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) GALLATIN, ALBERT. Autograph

"THE DANGER TO WHICH, NEXT TO A DISSOLUTION OF THE UNION, WE ARE MOST EXPOSED" (JACKSON, ANDREW.) GALLATIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed, to an unnamed recipient, concerning Jackson's defeat in the 1824 presidential election. 4 pages, 9 1/2x7 3/4

Lot: 153 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) MCCOY, JOHN. Autograph Letter

"THE HICKORY POLE OR TREE IS NOW THE EMBLEM OF DEMOCRACY" (JACKSON, ANDREW.) MCCOY, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to Representative Joseph Lawrence (1786-1842), attacking Jackson in prose and verse. 3 pages, 10x8 inches, on one folding sheet, with

Lot: 154 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) "Crackfardi" [David Claypool

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) "Crackfardi" [David Claypool Johnston], artist. A Foot-Race. Etching, 12x14 1/4 inches; foxing, wrinkling, inscribed "Copy-right secured" in an unknown hand in lower right within platemark; large margins, edges uncut. [Boston,

Lot: 155 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) Truth's Advocate and Monthly

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) Truth's Advocate and Monthly Anti-Jackson Expositor. 10 monthly issues (complete) in one volume. [4], 400 pages including collective title page and index leaf. Narrow 4to, contemporary 1/2 calf recornered and rebacked with

Lot: 156 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) Baltimore Republican broadside

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) Baltimore Republican broadside extra announcing the early 1828 election returns. Letterpress broadside, 13 1/2x10 inches; moderate soiling and wear including several small holes along horizontal fold; uncut. Baltimore, MD, 10

Lot: 157 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) [Akin, James; artist?] The

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) [Akin, James; artist?] The Pedlar and his Pack, or the Desperate Effort, an Over Balance. Hand-colored aquatint, 11x 17 1/2 inches; a few tears and chips outside plate mark, mount remnants on verso. [Philadelphia, 1828]

Lot: 158 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) An Account of Some of the

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) An Account of Some of the Bloody Deeds of General Jackson. Illustrated broadsheet, 25 1/4x16 inches, illustrated with 17 coffins on recto; 2 repaired holes (each about 1x3 inches) with slight loss of text, skillfully filled with

Lot: 159 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) A New Map of the United States

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) A New Map of the United States with the Addiional [sic] Territories on an Improved Plan, Exhibiting a View of the Rocky Mountains Surveyed by a Company of Winebago Indians in 1828. Lithograph, 12x15 inches; 2-inch repaired tear

Lot: 160 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) Lustreware pitcher depicting

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) Lustreware pitcher depicting Andrew Jackson. 6 inches in height, with matching transfer portraits of Jackson captioned "The Hero of New Orleans" on either side; minimal wear and possible light restoration to rim. Np, circa 1820s

Lot: 161 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) Satirical depiction of the

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) Satirical depiction of the scandals in the Jackson administration. Hand-colored lithograph, 14x20 inches; some wrinkling, minor foxing, early repairs to 2 short closed tears in margins. Np, circa 1833

Lot: 162 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) [Clay, Edward Williams;

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) [Clay, Edward Williams; artist?] The Model of a Republican President. Hand-colored lithograph, 12 3/4x18 3/4 inches; light diagonal fold, 1-inch repaired closed tear in right margin. New York: A. Imbert, [1834?]

Lot: 163 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) The Decapitation of a Great

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) The Decapitation of a Great Blockhead by the Mysterious Agency of the Claret Coloured Coat. Hand-colored lithograph, 13 3/4x19 3/4 inches; moderate foxing and soiling, vertical fold. [Boston?, 1834?]

Lot: 164 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) The Debilitated Situation of a

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) The Debilitated Situation of a Monarchal Government . . . The Flourishing Condition of a Well-Formed Industrious Republic. Hand-colored lithograph, 16 1/2x19 1/2 inches; minimal foxing. Np, [1836]

Lot: 165 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) Satirical "Petticoat Diplomatic

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) Satirical "Petticoat Diplomatic Bank" banknote mocking the controversy among Jackson's cabinet wives. Printed banknote with woodcut illustrations, 2 1/2x6 1/2 inches; printed on thin paper with moderate wear including several tiny

Lot: 166 - (JACKSON, ANDREW.) Group of 12 letters and

(JACKSON, ANDREW.) Group of 12 letters and documents Signed by Jackson cabinet members. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1819-56

Lot: 167 - JACKSON, RACHEL. Autograph Letter Signed, to David

OFFERING "ANY OFFICE WITHIN THE GIFT OF MR. JACKSON" JACKSON, RACHEL. Autograph Letter Signed, to David Cowan, offering her husband's power of political patronage to help relieve his family's distress. 1 page, 4to, with integral address leaf; silked

Lot: 168 - JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Document Signed,

BUILDING MAINE'S OLDEST LIGHTHOUSE JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Document Signed, "Th:Jefferson," as Secretary of State, an act of the First Congress: "An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to Finish the Light-House, on Portland-Head, in the

Lot: 169 - JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Document Signed,

ACT UPDATING SALARIES AT THE NEW TREASURY DEPARTMENT JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Document Signed, "Th:Jefferson," as Secretary of State, an act of the First Congress: "An ACT in addition to an Act, intituled, 'An Act for establishing the Salaries of

Lot: 170 - JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Document Signed,

GIVING MORE TIME TO SETTLE REVOLUTIONARY WAR DEBTS JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Document Signed, "Th:Jefferson," as Secretary of State, an act of the Second Congress: "An ACT to extend the Time limited for settling the Accounts of the United States

Lot: 171 - JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Autograph Letter Signed,

CITIZEN GENÊT AFFAIR: "GOVERNMENT . . . [NOT] AUTHORISED TO DO ANY THING" JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Autograph Letter Signed, "Th:Jefferson," as Secretary of State, to MD Governor Thomas Sim Lee, reporting that he has shown Lee's letter to President

Lot: 172 - JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Partly-printed Document Signed,

TWO PRESIDENTS JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Th: Jefferson," as President, 4-language ship's papers for the brig The Nancy. Countersigned by Secretary of State James Madison. 16 1/2x20 3/4 inches; mounted to board trimmed to

Lot: 173 - (JEFFERSON, THOMAS.) WITHERELL, JOSIAH. Autograph

"DAY OF NOT LESS PERIL THAN ANY . . . SINCE THE YEAR 1777" (JEFFERSON, THOMAS.) WITHERELL, JOSIAH. Autograph Letter Signed, "J. Witherell," concerning New England's efforts to secede from the Union. 3 pages, 9 3/4x7 3/4 inches, on one folding sheet,

Lot: 174 - JOHNSON, ANDREW. Autograph Note Signed, as

"A HIGHLY RESPECTABLE LADY . . . HAS BEEN UNFORTUNATE SINCE THE REBELLION" JOHNSON, ANDREW. Autograph Note Signed, as President, to an unnamed recipient, in pencil: "Mrs. Ausman is a clever and a highly respectable lady. She has been unfortunate

Lot: 175 - JOHNSON, ANDREW. Signature, "Andrew Johnson /

JOHNSON, ANDREW. Signature, "Andrew Johnson / Tenn.," on a small card. 2 1/4x3 1/2 inches; faint scattered soiling, remnants of prior mounting at edges verso. Np, nd

Lot: 176 - (JOHNSON, ANDREW.) WENDELL, BARRETT. Autograph

(JOHNSON, ANDREW.) WENDELL, BARRETT. Autograph Letter Signed, to "My dear Mr. Haven," describing Johnson's distraught state during the impeachment proceedings. 4 pages, 6x4 1/4 inches, on one folding sheet, docketed on fore-edge of first page; folds,

Lot: 177 - (JOHNSON, ANDREW.) Ticket to the Johnson

(JOHNSON, ANDREW.) Ticket to the Johnson impeachment trial. 3x3 1/2 inches on yellow card stock; unevenly torn on left edge where stub was detached, otherwise minimal wear. Washington, DC, 16 May 1868

Lot: 178 - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Signature, "A. Lincoln," on a

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Signature, "A. Lincoln," on a small card. 1 1/2x3 inches; minor scattered staining, faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, remnants of prior mounting at edges verso. Np, nd

Lot: 179 - (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) BLAINE, JAMES G. Autograph

"IT IS BELIEVED HERE THAT SEC'Y WELLES WILL BE FORCED TO RETIRE" (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) BLAINE, JAMES G. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.G. Blaine," as Speaker of the House, to William P. Fessenden, inquiring about his interest in becoming part of Lincoln's

Lot: 180 - (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) SPEED, JAMES. Autograph Letter

"THE OLD DEEP-SEATED INTOLERANT FEELING IN FAVOR OF SLAVERY IS FAST GIVING WAY" (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) SPEED, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as KY Senator, to President Abraham Lincoln, sending an affidavit [not present]. 3 pages, 9 1/2x7 3/4 inches,

Lot: 181 - (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) DEMPSEY & O'TOOLE, ENGRAVERS;

(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) DEMPSEY & O'TOOLE, ENGRAVERS; AFTER BRUFF. Invitation to Lincoln's second National Inauguration Ball. Illustrated engraved broadside, 10 1/2x7 1/2 inches, on card stock; minor dampstaining on left edge, 1/2-inch crease in

Lot: 182 - (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Photograph of Lincoln's first

(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Photograph of Lincoln's first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin. Salt print, 7 1/4x5 1/4 inches oval, on gilt-printed mount, 11 3/4x9 3/4 inches, with gilt-printed caption reading "Hon. Hannibal Hamlin"; light spotting, minor

Lot: 183 - (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Group of 16 letters and

(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Group of 16 letters and documents Signed by Lincoln cabinet members. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1838-81 and undated

Lot: 184 - (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Harper's Weekly: A Journal of

(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization. 7 volumes. Profusion of illustrations and maps. Folio, contemporary 1/2 calf, all but the 1862 volume newly rebacked in calf; minor wear and dampstaining, a few repaired tears; most

Lot: 185 - MADISON, DOROTHY PAYNE TODD ("DOLLEY"). Autograph

FORMER FIRST LADY TO FORMER PRESIDENT J.Q. ADAMS MADISON, DOROTHY PAYNE TODD ("DOLLEY"). Autograph Note Signed, "Mrs. Madison," in the third person within the text, to John Quincy Adams, apologizing for the unnecessary request to return papers which

Lot: 186 - MADISON, JAMES. Printed Letter Signed, as

MADISON, JAMES. Printed Letter Signed, as Secretary of State, circular to consuls and commercial agents, discontinuing the issuance of certificates for foreign vessels purchased by U.S. citizens, and sending new commissions to the commercial agents

Lot: 187 - MADISON, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, twice

FORMER PRESIDENT TO FUTURE PRESIDENT MADISON, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, twice ("J. Madison" in the third person within the text, and a franking Signature in full), to Martin Van Buren, thanking him for sending a copy of the president's message

Lot: 188 - (MADISON, JAMES.) DUANE, WILLIAM. Autograph Letter

"WASHINGTON A SCENE OF DISSIPATION AND EXTRAVAGANCE" (MADISON, JAMES.) DUANE, WILLIAM. Autograph Letter Signed, "WmDuane," to "My dear and respected friend," discussing turmoil in the Madison White House. 4 pages , 9 3/4x7 3/4 inches, on 2 detached

Lot: 189 - MCKINLEY, IDA SAXTON. Signature, on a small card.

UNCOMMON SIGNATURE MCKINLEY, IDA SAXTON. Signature, on a small card. 1 1/2x3 inches; mounted to a larger sheet. Np, nd

Lot: 190 - MCKINLEY, WILLIAM. Typed Letter Signed, as

MCKINLEY, WILLIAM. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to Reverend Frank M. Bristol, wishing him a long and restful vacation, and sending a check [not present]. 1 page, small 8vo, with integral blank, "Executive Mansion" stationery; faint scattered

Lot: 191 - MONROE, JAMES. Letter Signed, "Ja's Monroe," as

ORDERING TROOPS FOR THE BATTLES OF PENSACOLA AND NEW ORLEANS MONROE, JAMES. Letter Signed, "Ja's Monroe," as Secretary of War, to Governor of KY Isaac Shelby, ordering him to send 2,500 troops to the aid of General Andrew Jackson. 1 page, 4to, with

Lot: 192 - MONROE, JAMES. Letter Signed, "Jas. Monroe," as

MONROE, JAMES. Letter Signed, "Jas. Monroe," as Secretary of State, to General James Miller, requesting that he forward the enclosed letter [not present] from British Charge d'Affaires Anthony Saint John Baker to the British commanding officer at

Lot: 193 - MONROE, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document

MONROE, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, land deed granting 160 acres in Illinois to John Kellock. Countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Josiah Meigs. 9 1/2x13 inches; scattered faint dampstaining

Lot: 194 - MONROE, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document

HIGH TECH ENGINEERING: PATENT FOR SOLID BODY DUNG FORK MONROE, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, granting a patent to Martin Stevens for his improvement "in the mode of making Steel Dung-forks, with four or more tines,

Lot: 195 - OBAMA, BARACK. Complete copy of July 10-24, 2008

OBAMA, BARACK. Complete copy of July 10-24, 2008 issue of Rolling Stone magazine Signed on the front cover, featuring Obama as presidential candidate. 120 pages, 11 3/4x10 inches; minor scattered creases. Np, circa 2008

Lot: 196 - PIERCE, FRANKLIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Frank

FORESEEING THE DEMISE OF THE SECOND BANK OF THE UNITED STATES PIERCE, FRANKLIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Frank Pierce," as Representative, to Colonel John H. Steele, welcoming his advice, hoping not to disappoint, anticipating meeting in the spring,

Lot: 197 - PIERCE, FRANKLIN. Partly-printed Document Signed,

PIERCE, FRANKLIN. Partly-printed Document Signed, as President, ordering the Secretary of State to affix the seal of the U.S. to "the Envelope of a letter addressed to His Excellency Señor Don Ramon Castilla, Temporary President of the Republic

Lot: 198 - POLK, JAMES K. Clipped Signature, mounted to a

POLK, JAMES K. Clipped Signature, mounted to a larger sheet. 1 1/4x4 1/2 inches; minor scattered soiling. Np, nd

Lot: 199 - REAGAN, RONALD. Typed Letter Signed, to Kevin

NOT YET DECIDED TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT REAGAN, RONALD. Typed Letter Signed, to Kevin Brian Dooley, sending a signed photograph [not present], reporting that he has been making messages for newspapers and radio, and stating that he has not made a

Lot: 200 - ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. Signature, as First Lady, on a

ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. Signature, as First Lady, on a White House card. 2 1/2x4 inches; slight fading to signature, faint scattered soiling. Washington, 1933-45

Lot: 201 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, to the

SEEKING SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF POLIO ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, to the son of railroad magnate Jay Gould, Edwin Gould, soliciting support for the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. 1 1/2 pages, 4to, "Fidelity and Deposit Company of

Lot: 202 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, to

"I HAD GREAT DIFFICULTY IN WALKING WITH BRACES AND CRUTCHES" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, to W.T. Garner, sending pamphlets relating to the Foundation [not present], requesting that a full history of the patient be sent to the Surgeon

Lot: 203 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Autograph Letter Signed, to

ARRANGING VISIT OF THE AUNT OF AILING "MISSY" LE HAND ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Autograph Letter Signed, to his personal secretary's aunt Nellie Graffin ("My dear Miss Graffin"), arranging her visit to Warm Springs, explaining that Marguerite ["Missy"

Lot: 204 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Autograph Endorsement

BUILDING WARM SPRINGS COMPOUND ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Autograph Endorsement Signed, "FDR," as Governor, on the first page of a typed budget proposal for the "Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Inc." The budget, five areas of projected spending

Lot: 205 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to Warm Springs Foundation Administrator Henry Hooper ("Dear Henry"), approving his idea of allowing Sergeant Hardage to serve as caretaker and live in one of the buildings at Warm Springs,

Lot: 206 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Brief Typed Letter Signed,

MARCH OF DIMES: "THRILLING TO WATCH THE DIMES ROLL IN" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Brief Typed Letter Signed, as President, to schoolteacher Molly Goodwin: "Thank you very much for your nice letter[;] I am grateful to you for contributing to the Birthday

Lot: 207 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as

ACKNOWLEDGES "HAVING SUFFERED THE RAVAGES OF INFANTILE PARALYSIS" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to an unnamed Governor ("My dear Mr. Governor"), reporting the amount of money raised for the National Foundation [for

Lot: 208 - ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Two items: Autograph Letter

"THE PUBLIC . . . OBJECTED TO USE OF PUBLIC POOL BY PATIENTS" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Two items: Autograph Letter Signed * Typed Letter Signed, "F.DR.," as Governor. The first, to "Mrs. Buckley," likely retained draft, stating that the public pools

Lot: 209 - ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. Full-length portrait of him,

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. Full-length portrait of him, ink drawing by an unknown artist, Signed and Inscribed at lower edge: "Good luck! Yours very truly / Theodore Roosevelt." Additionally signed in initials by the artist, lower left. 14 1/4x9 inches;

Lot: 210 - ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. Typed Letter Signed, with a

DEFENSE AGAINST CHARGE OF MALIGNING THOMAS PAINE ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. Typed Letter Signed, with a 12-line Autograph Postscript Signed, to Frank T. Winslow ("My dear Mr. Winslow"), asking him to convey to Mr. Mangasarian what follows in the

Lot: 211 - TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Typed Letter Signed,

TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Typed Letter Signed, "WmHTaft," as Governor-General of the Philippines, to Governor of the Straits Settlements Frank Swettenham ("My dear Sir Frank"), introducing Professor Bernard Moses. 1 page, 4to, "Civil Governor of the

Lot: 212 - TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Half-length portrait of him,

TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Half-length portrait of him, ink drawing by an unknown artist, Signed and Inscribed at lower right: "With best / wishes / WmHTaft." 13 1/4x10 inches; moderate marginal discoloration from prior matting, some scattered soiling.

Lot: 213 - TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Group of three Typed Letters

COMMENTING UPON DEVELOPMENTS AT THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Group of three Typed Letters Signed, "WmHTaft," each to correspondent for the Cincinnati Times-Star Gus J. Karger, analyzing events at the Paris Peace Conference as

Lot: 214 - TAYLOR, ZACHARY. Letter Signed,

TAYLOR, ZACHARY. Letter Signed, "ZTaylorL[ieu]t[enant]C[olonel]," to Colonel R. Jones, sending a return from the previous month [not present]. 1 page, 4to; complete separations at horizontal folds repaired with tissue verso, remnants of prior

Lot: 215 - TRUMAN, HARRY S. Brief Typed Letter Signed, to

TRUMAN, HARRY S. Brief Typed Letter Signed, to President of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis Basil O'Connor: "I am enclosing you a copy of the statement I made for the tape recording. I hope it will meet with your approval. I was

Lot: 216 - TRUMAN, HARRY S. Photograph Signed and Inscribed,

PRESIDENT-ELECT TRUMAN SAYS "TOO BAD!" FOR DEFEATED THOMAS DEWEY TRUMAN, HARRY S. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "Too bad!," showing Truman smiling broadly and holding up a copy of the Chicago Daily Tribune with the headline "Dewey Defeats Truman"

Lot: 217 - (TRUMAN, HARRY S.) Chicago Daily Tribune.

DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN (TRUMAN, HARRY S.) Chicago Daily Tribune. [30], [8], [16] pages, each 23 1/2x16 3/4 inches, on 14 sheets (including the women's and sports sections); minimal toning. Two-star Home edition. Chicago, 3 November 1948

Lot: 218 - TYLER, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator,

"NO OTHER MOTIVE HAS GOVERNED ME BUT A DESIRE . . . TO RESTRAIN EXECUTIVE POWER" TYLER, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to a committee including former VA Supreme Court justice John Coalter ("Gentlemen"), expressing pride in representing

Lot: 219 - TYLER, JOHN. Autograph Note Signed, "JTyler," to

TYLER, JOHN. Autograph Note Signed, "JTyler," to Mr. [John Canfield?] Spencer: "Do not write to Davis until we have further time to think of his plan." 1 page, 8vo; faint scattered staining, short closed tear at left edge, folds. Np, nd

Lot: 220 - VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed,

"YOUR . . . FAVOR . . . WILL BE GRATEFULLY REMEMBERED BY THE REPUBLICANS" VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "MVBuren," as NY Attorney General, to John McCarthy, soliciting his support of NY Senate candidate Charles E. Dudley. 2 pages, 4to,

Lot: 221 - VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed,

VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "MVanBuren," as Secretary of State, to law partner Benjamin F. Butler, offering him an appointment as Commissioner according to the terms defined in a treaty with Denmark. 2 1/4 pages, 4to, written on a

Lot: 222 - VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Note Signed,

VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Note Signed, "M.V.B.," to "Mr. Dayton": "I wish you would prepare the Dispatch for Mr. Stevenson in regard to the Maine affair to day, that there may be no unnecessary delay after Mr. Forsythe arrives." 1 page, 8vo, with

Lot: 223 - VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Three letters Signed,

SENDING AMBASSADOR TO SETTLE DISPUTED BORDER BETWEEN MAINE AND NEW BRUNSWICK VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Three letters Signed, "MVanBuren," as Secretary of State, to U.S. Minister to the Netherlands William Pitt Preble: Autograph Letter * two Typed Letters.

Lot: 224 - WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Franking Signature,

WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Franking Signature, "G:Washington," as Commander-in-Chief, on an address leaf addressed to Governor Caesar Rodney in an unknown hand. Docketing at lower edge, written vertically, in Rodney's hand: "West Point / Sept. 1779 / Army

Lot: 225 - [WASHINGTON, GEORGE.] A Message of the President

[WASHINGTON, GEORGE.] A Message of the President of the United States to Congress Relative to France and Great-Britain. 102, [1] pages. 8vo, disbound; minor foxing, minimal dampstaining; uncut; early owner's signature on title page. In a repurposed

Lot: 226 - (WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) An Act to Authorize the

(WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) An Act to Authorize the President to Call Out and Station a Corps of Militia, in the Four Western Counties of Pennsylvania. Letterpress broadside, 13 1/4x8 inches, signed in type by President Washington and Vice President

Lot: 227 - (WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Thomas's Massachusetts Spy

(WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Thomas's Massachusetts Spy Extra featuring a printing of the Jay Treaty. Letterpress broadsheet extra, 2 pages on one sheet, 18 1/2x11 inches; disbound, edges uncut, minor foxing and toning. Worcester, MA, 8 July 1795

Lot: 228 - (WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Pitcher depicting notable

(WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Pitcher depicting notable Federalist Congressman Fisher Ames. Buff earthenware pitcher, 5 1/4 inches in height, with lustre-painted handle and edges, transfer portrait of Ames and transfer patriotic emblem on other side; minor

Lot: 229 - WILSON, WOODROW. Typed Letter Signed, as Governor,

WILSON, WOODROW. Typed Letter Signed, as Governor, to journalist and diplomat Herman Bernstein, thanking him for a gift and for kind words. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery; folds, remnants of hinging at upper edge verso. Trenton, 25 October 1912




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