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Auction Description for Manor Auctions: Fine Art, Jewelry, Timepiece & Collectible Auction
Viewing Notes:
580 Lots to include: political memorabilia & autographs / signatures, original listed art and paintings, artist signed lithographs, bronzes, African ivory & tribal items, scrimshaw, European / Continental ivory, Pre-Columbian jade, hallmarked sterling silver, Native American jewelry, clocks & watches, diamonds, fine jewelry, estate jewelry, brooches & cameos, large offering of opal jewelry, furniture, sports memorabilia and musical instruments. A diverse offering from private collections and estates.
Sale Notes:
580 Lots to include: political memorabilia & autographs / signatures, original listed art and paintings, artist signed lithographs, bronzes, African ivory & tribal items, scrimshaw, European / Continental ivory, Pre-Columbian jade, hallmarked sterling silver, Native American jewelry, clocks & watches, diamonds, fine jewelry, estate jewelry, brooches & cameos, large offering of opal jewelry, furniture, sports memorabilia and musical instruments. A diverse offering from private collections and estates.

Fine Art, Jewelry, Timepiece & Collectible Auction

(589 Lots)

by Manor Auctions


589 lots with images

March 9, 2013

Live Auction

2415 N. Monroe St. #260

Tallahassee, FL, 32303 USA

Phone: 850-523-3787

Email: service@manorauctions.com

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY ACADEMIA SIGNATURES

Lot 42001: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY ACADEMIA SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY ACADEMIA SIGNATURES Lot of 15 signatures by 19th century scholars, historians, antiquaries, a biographer, and a diplomat. All in fair condition with some foxing; boldly penned and each signature comes with a biography. Included are historian JAMES GRANT DUFF (1789-1858); Scottish classical scholar WILLIAM MURE (1799-1860); Historical and educational writer HENRY WHITE (1812-1880); Biographer of George Canning and political pamphleteer AUGUSTUS GRANVILLE STAPLETON (1800-1880); English historian SAMUEL RAWSON GARDINER (1829-1902); antiquaries JOHN HARWOOD HILL (1809-1886) and NICHOLAS HARRIS NICOLAS (1799-1848); Historian JAMES CARRUTHERS (1759-1832); A small memo and signature by antiquary GEORGE HENRY DASHWOOD (1801-1869); Oriental scholar JAMES WILLIAM REDHOUSE (1811-1892); Letter cover clipping from historian PHILIP HENRY STANHOPE addressed to accompanied signature of diplomat HENRY ELLIS (1777-1855). Lot also includes an unknown signature by a "G. Robertson." Est. 150-300

Condition Report: Fair

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY SCIENTIFIC PERSONALITIES

Lot 42002: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY SCIENTIFIC PERSONALITIES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY SCIENTIFIC PERSONALITIES Signature lot of 19th century scientific personalities including geologists, archeologists, Egyptologists, physicians, and other branches of academia. Twenty signatures in good condition with some foxing. All are boldly printed and include biographies. Included are man of science and letters ROBERT LESLIE ELLIS (1817-1859); son of physician and biographer John Whitehead (1740?-1804); Physician JAMES HOPE (1801-1841); Surgeon EVERARD HOME (1756-1832); Physician ALEXANDER HENDERSON (1780-1863); Surgeon JOSEPH HENRY GREEN (1791-1863); Geologist and eldest son of William Richard Hamilton, WILLIAM JOHN HAMILTON (1805-1867); Archeologist JOHN PETER BOILEAU (1794-1869); Egyptologist and keeper of the department of oriental antiquities in the British museum SAMUEL BIRCH (1813-1885); Geologist JOSEPH CARNE (1782-1858); Father of eminent astronomer Francis Baily (1774-1844); Agriculturist CHARLES LAWRENCE (1794-1881) and JAMES HOWARD (1821-1889); Agriculturist (JOSEPH HENRY GILBERT (1817-1901); Physician, also known as Henry Fox, HENRY HOLLAND (1788-1873); British officer of arms and genealogist JOHN BERNARD BURKE (1814-1892); Surgeon EDWARD STANLEY (1793-1862); Civil servant and economist LOUIS MALLET (1823-1890) and son of British engineer and administrator Thomas Drummond (1797-1840); and Civil Engineer GEORGE BARCLAY BRUCE (1821-1908). Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY WRITER AND ARTIST SIGNATURES

Lot 42004: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY WRITER AND ARTIST SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY WRITER AND ARTIST SIGNATURES Assortment of 23 signatures by 19th century writers, poets, musicians, composers, and artists. All are in good condition with some foxing; biographies included. Each signature is beautifully and boldly printed. Included; Irish poet THOMAS MOORE (1779-1852); Novelist, war correspondent, and mystic LAURENCE OLIPHANT (1829-1888); novelist and philanthropist LADY GEORGIANA CHARLOTTE FULLERTON (1812-1885); relative of the novelist Marie d'Agoult, HECTOR I AGOULT; sculptor WILLIAM BRODIE (1815-1881); Gresham professor of music HENRY WYLDE (1822-1890); Organist and composer JAMES HOOK (1746-1827) and his son WALTER F. HOOK; Portuguese didactic poet, critic, and pamphleteer JOSÉ AGOSTINHO DE MACEDO (1761-1831); Four signatures by poet and naturalist THOMAS LISTER(1810-1888); Poet JAMES HYSLOP (1798-1827); Scottish poet JOHN CRAWFORD (1816-1873); Welsh poet and prose writer JOHN BLACKWELL (1797-1840); English poet and traveler noted for his anti-imperial attitudes WILFRED SCAWEN BLUNT (1840-1922); German poet LUDWIG HEINRICH NICOLAY (1737-1820); Musician JOHN FANE (1784-1859) and the father of actor Henry James Byron (1834-1884) , Minor poet and biographer of angling THOMAS WESTWOOD (1814-1888); and HENRY BYRON. Est. 150-300

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19TH CENTURY MILIARY AND POLITICAL PERSONALITIES

Lot 42005: 19TH CENTURY MILIARY AND POLITICAL PERSONALITIES

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Description: 19TH CENTURY MILIARY AND POLITICAL PERSONALITIES Large signature lot of 19th century colonels, lieutenant-colonels, general-surgeons, army physicians, soldiers, judges, and a parliamentary reporter; Some foxing but otherwise signatures are boldly penned; Includes letter covers and clippings by colonel JOHN SHELTON (d.1845); Colonel of Royal engineers HENRY ATWELL LAKE (1808-1881); Colonel AUGUSTUS SIMON FRAZER (1776-1835); Lieutenant-colonel and direct descendent from Sir Robert Brackenbury, EDWARD BRACKENBURY (1785-1864) as well as an unknown signature signed "M. Brackenbury;" First baronet of Aliwal and notable British soldier and military commander HARRY GEORGE WAKELYN SMITH (1787-1860); French soldier, first governor general of Algeria, and marshal of France under Louis-Philippe JEAN-BAPTISTE DROUET (1765-1844); Letter cover with ink stamp by field-marshal FITZROY JAMES HENRY SOMERSET (1788-1855); Surgeon-general WILLIAM GEORGE NICHOLAS MANLEY (1831-1901); Inspector-general of army hospitals HENRY MARSHALL (1775-1851); Army physician HUMPHRY SANDWITH (1822-1881); Surgeon-general JAMES McNABB CUNINGHAM (1829-1905) and his father's signature; General royal engineers and surveyor-general of India JAMES THOMAS WALKER (1826-1896); Father of wreck commissioner Henry Cadogan Rothery (1817-1888) and chief of the office of the king's proctor in Doctors' Commons WILLIAM ROTHERY (1775-1864); Son of admiral Charles Middleton (1726-1813); Son of admiral Robert Stopford (1768-1847); The notable parliamentary reporter HENRY CAVENDISH (1732-1804); Lord judiciary of the Scotch court of session CHARLES BAILLE (1804-1879); Two signatures by judge WILLIAM SHEE (1804-1868); Church lawyer and politician ALEXANDER COLQUHOUN-STIRLING-MURRAY DUNLOP (1798-1870); Diplomat ODO WILLIAM LEOPOLD RUSSELL (1785-1833), son of chief justice of Bengal William Oldnall Russell (1785-1833); Major OCTAVES STOKES, Six signatures, one on a letter cover with red stamp by diplomat and cousin of George Canning, STRATFORD CANNING (1786-1880) who was also a strong influence on Turkish policy in the early 1800s; Consul-General HENRY CANNING (1774-1841); British field-marshal and one of the ablest commanders during the Indian mutiny of 1857, HUGH HENRY ROSE (1801-1885): and an unknown signature by an "Edw? Barnes." Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY ADMIRAL SIGNATURES

Lot 42006: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY ADMIRAL SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY ADMIRAL SIGNATURES Collection of 13 signatures of 19th century admirals, rear-admirals, naval commanders, and one secretary for the board of trade. Assortment of letter covers and clippings, one in protective paper from HENRY EDEN addressed to Francis Cavendish, 1854. Included; ROGER CURTIS (1746-1816) Admiral. STEEN ANDERSEN BIL'LE (1797-1883) Danish admiral and minister of marine. HENRY EDEN (1797-1888) Admiral. GEORGE ELLIOT (1784-1863) Admiral. PETER DILLION (1785-1847) Navigator in the South Seas, engaging in the sandalwood trade between the South Pacific Islands and China. EDWARD ALFRED JOHN HARRIS (1808-1888) Admiral. JOHN HARVEY (1772-1837) Admiral. CHARLES HOTHAM (1806-1855) Naval commander and colonial governor. GRAHAM MOORE (1764-1843) Admiral. WILLIAM HENRY SMYTH (1788-1865) Admiral and scientific writer. THOMAS BALL SULIVAN (1780-1857) Rear- admiral. THOMAS USSHER (1779-1848) Rear-admiral. COURTENAY BOYLE (1770-1844) Vice-admiral and grandfather of Captain Cavendish Spencer Boyle; Some foxing. Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY GENERAL SIGNATURES

Lot 42007: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY GENERAL SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY GENERAL SIGNATURES Collection of 20 signatures by 19th century generals, lieutenant-generals, and one inspector general. All are in good condition with some foxing; Boldly penned on letter covers and clippings; Most come with a biography. Included are general JOHN BELL (1782-1876); Sixteenth Baron and general ALEXANDER GEORGE FRASER (1785-183); Two signatures, one with blue paper residue by General and son of Sir Alexander Dickson, COLLINGWOOD DICKSON (1817-1904); General WILLIAM LUMLEY (1769-1850); The brother of lieutenant-general William Francis Drummond Jervois (1821-1897); Two signatures, one with a pencil annotation, by General WILLIAM ROSE MANSFIELD (1819-1876); Lieutenant-general of the Indian army, diplomatist, and historian WILLIAM MONTEITH (1790-1864); General and botanist WILLIAM MUNRO (1818-1880) and son W. JOHN MONRO; Letter cover penned 1873 by general DAVID RUSSEL (1809-1884) with ink stamp; General CHARLES WILLIAM DUNBAR STAVELEY (1817-1896); French general WILLIAM LAWLESS (1772-1824); Inspector gerneral of army hospitals JAMES FORBES M.D (1779-1837); French general and last French commander in chief in the Crimean War AMIABLE JEAN-JACQUES PÉLISSIER (1794-1864); General THOMAS GRAHAM (1748-1843); Lieutenant GEORGE BYNG HARMAN (1830-1892); and one known signature by a "J. Duff." Est. 150-300

Condition Report: GC

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LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY POLITICAL SIGNATURES

Lot 42008: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY POLITICAL SIGNATURES

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Description: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY POLITICAL SIGNATURES Assortment of 72 signatures on letter covers and clippings. Contains 19th century private secretaries and precis writers addressing the Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs. Lot includes one letter addressed to a Mr. Anderson from a D. Myles, penned in 1832 and comes with a rough transcription and a clipped letter coved addressed to prime minister Lord Palmerston. Included; H. Percy Anderson, J.S Blackburn, Bridges Taylor, N. Pennell, A.K Love, William Hale Brant, John Hobson, A.L Coles, H.F Forster, J. Boyer Hole, G. Fagan, Percy Theiul, Cirace Hamond, Thomas Meade, John Ayers, C. Purdie, C. G Dewberry, G. Harris, D. Myles, Fred Hamilton, Sir Henry Elliot, J. Ward, Fred D. Bruce, Henry N. Parish, Garraud, and several unknown signatures. All are boldly written with some foxing. Est. 150-300

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19TH CENTURY ANTI-SLAVE TRADE DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42009: 19TH CENTURY ANTI-SLAVE TRADE DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: 19TH CENTURY ANTI-SLAVE TRADE DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Lot of 11 signature clippings and letter covers by 19th diplomats involved in the suppression of the slave trade; All in good condition with some foxing; Boldly penned. Nine signatures are mounted on card. Included are B. Romley, Charles F. Rothery and Hershel R. Foote, T.C Weston, Arthur Hamilton, Norman MacDonald, G.C Backhouse, Frederic R. Curtis, and three unknown. Est. 75-150

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LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY CONSULAR OFFICER SIGNATURES

Lot 42010: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY CONSULAR OFFICER SIGNATURES

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Description: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY CONSULAR OFFICER SIGNATURES Large lot of 110, 19th century signatures by consular officers. Most are in fair condition with some foxing; All are penned on letter covers and clippings; Some are mounted and identified. Letter cover with seal by a J. A Graham has a large tear and letter cover by a Grarrard has a noticeable finger print and green stain. Signatures included are; G. W Featherstonhaugh, P.T Ferrale, Marcus Flowers, A. Fitzgerald, Henry Foote, H.J Freeman, Thom. Gallwey, James Griguer, F. Glennie, John Foster Grierson, Raymond Gingell, Fred Guarracino, Archer Hewlett, Martin T. Hood, Heidenstain, G. Hayward, John Goodwin, C.W Higgin, Charles A. Hopt, H.L Heinct, Alban T. Jones, Walter E.D Kiry, Christian Koch, John Francis Lambias, Adiarine T. Lane, Vincent Lloyd, J.A Longworth, T. Elmore, Andrew Parton, A. R Plair, William Perry, Edward Porter, Thos. Pennington, F. Parish, Norman Princle, B.Pearken, H.S Ongley, Charles O' Leary, Henry W. Ovenden, B. Murphy, Henry John Murray, J. Maline, J. Mougan, Ken Matheson, N. Moore, Noel Temple Moore, John Murly, John F. MacBean, Donald McLachlan, Arthur T. Lynn, Henry Lenitz, John Linegren, and many unknown. Est. 150-300

Condition Report: Fair to Good

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Lot 42011: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY CONSULAR OFFICER SIGNATURES

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Description: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY CONSULAR OFFICER SIGNATURES Large lot of over a 100 signatures by 19th century consular officers. All are in fair condition with some foxing. Some are mounted on card and identified. Signatures included are R.M Abbott, A. Armesley, Adolphus A. Armesley, R.W Brant, Benj. Berrie, James Baker, Lewis Barbary, Arthur Bonday, John Barton, Alfred Biliottie, Robert Broughton, Alfred Dick, Charles Blunt, James Bernard, Montaque Brown, J.W Brant, Rich Hudson Beattie, Peter Bernard, F. Bernal, D. Collighin, E.H Crowe, E.T Curry, John Crowe, Frederick Carstensen, I.S. Casajen, Henry Calvert, Peter Collas, beautiful handwriting by John Dunn, Denis Donohoe, Pierrepoint Edwards, R. Reade, Charles Renny, David Rolf, H.W Rouse, E.T Rogers, J. Riddel, Harry Racienes , A.L Roberts, J. N Stevens, Cap. George Sinclair, John William Studart, Geo. B Shields, F. Stacey, George R. Starr, H. Sisten, Bridges Taylor, Edward Valentine, Richard Wood, H.J Wroth, T. Wood, Richard Wilkenson, and many unknown. Est. 150-300

Condition Report: Fair

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LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42012: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Large assortment of signatures from mostly 19th century diplomats; All of varying ranks. Penned on letter covers and clippings; Good condition with some foxing. Twenty-seven pages comprising 34 signatures, most come with biographies. Diplomats included; Two signatures by HENRY WALKIN WILLIAMS WYNN (1783-1856); Two signatures JOHN WARD (1805-1890); Ambassador to France HENRY RICHARD CHARLES WELLESLEY (1804-1884); Two signatures by politician and diplomatist HENRY DRUMMOND WOLFF (1830-1908); Diplomat and Sinologist THOMAS FRANCIS WADE (1818-1895); Soldier and Consul-General JOHN WALPOLE (1787-1859); Scottish diplomat DAVID URQUHART (1805-1877); Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary BROOK TAYLOR; Two signatures by Secretary of Legation WILLIAM TEMPLE; Attaché WILLIAM TAYLOUR THOMSON; Ambassador to Portugal EDWARD THORNTON (1766-1852); Irish peer, Dutch nobleman, and diplomat RICHARD LE POER TRENCH Earl of Clancarty (1767-1837); Diplomat and author WILLIAM TURNER (1792-1867); Attaché EDWARD FITZGERALD; Two signatures by paid Attaché WILLIAM STUART; Secretary of Legation STEPHEN HENRY SULIVAN; Ambassador to Russia and twice to France CHARLES STUART, first Baron Stuart de Rothesay (1779-1828); Whig politician and British diplomat WILLIAM THOMAS HORNER FOX-STRANGWAYS (1795-1865); Letter cover with protective paper penned by Anglo-Irish diplomat PERCY CLINTON SYDNEY SMYTHE (1780-1855); Secretary of Legation HENRY SOUTHERN; General and diplomatist JUSTIN SHEIL (1803-1871); Two signatures by PETER CAMPBELL SCARLETT (1804-1881); Paid Attaché NEWTON SAVILE SCOTT; Diplomatist and author of "Life of Sir James Brooke" SPENSER BUCKINGHAM ST. JOHN (1825-1910); GEORGE BARRIMAN RUMBOLD; and Agent and General-Consul THOMAS READE. Est. 200-350

Condition Report: GC

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LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY FOREIGN DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42013: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY FOREIGN DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LARGE LOT 19TH CENTURY FOREIGN DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Large lot of 76 signatures and letters by 19th century foreign diplomats. All are in good condition with some foxing; All penned on letters, clippings, and letter covers; five of which are complete with wax seals. Signature by Count Björnsterna is accompanied with an illustrated coat of arms. Signatures included are a letter by Thos. Halman, Benj. B. Greene, E.B Neill, Oldenburg Consul, O. Beome, Steven Griminil, Joan. W. Larrine, W. Opholm, Almonte, Figamire, Adoplh de Bacourt, Baron of Ballyrand, Réchie, and many unknown. Est. 150-300

Condition Report: GC

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LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42014: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Large lot of 19 signatures from 19th century diplomats. Penned on letter covers and clippings; All are in good condition with some foxing; Signatures are boldly printed and most are mounted on card. Included are Ronald Thomson, a small letter by Charles M. Kennedy, Stephen Rollingston, Clinton Dawkins, Victor Muchley, Donald Crawford, H. Johnston, Armar Corry, John A. Farguharson, F. S. Stephens, Arthur Wahnisley, Francis Irvine, James Crutch, B.H Webster, Fenwalt Robbins, John Arones, Cecil Johnson, James Ball, J. R. Poisnand, Henry Wodelimb, Thos. Hale, J. B. Heath, Thos. O. Adams, Ernest Clay, J. C. Cobboldy, Richard Conolly, Edwin J. Johnston, R. Earle, J. P. Harris, H. P. Fenton, George Strachey, H. Dering, C. S. Scott, Charles S. Scott, J. R. St. John, Francis Clareton, Henry Barron, J. B. Hardv, John Clark, and many unknown. Est. 150-300

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LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY LETTER COVERS

Lot 42015: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY LETTER COVERS

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Description: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY LETTER COVERS Lot of signatures by mostly 19th century diplomats; Penned exclusively on clipped letter covers, most in protective paper sheaths. Most in good condition with some foxing; Some signatures come with a biography or list of diplomatic credentials. Included are Earl Oxford, George Henry Rose, Bishop Edward Stanley, George Sheer, William Taylour Thomson, Advocate and theologian Thomas Erskine, George Barriman Rumbold, Fred Hamilton, Edward Hammond, E. L Dutton, General Ulysses Bagenal Burgh, Thomas Mook, Spencer Cavendish Duke of Devonshire, William Dundas, William Fitzhugh, William À Court Baron Heytesbury, Augustus Loftus, James Maitland Earl of Lauderdale, Manley, and some unknown. Est. 150-300

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LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY SIGNATURES

Lot 42016: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY SIGNATURES

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Description: LARGE LOT OF 19TH CENTURY SIGNATURES Large lot of signatures by mostly 19th century diplomats and military figures. All in fair condition with some foxing; Boldly penned on letter covers and clippings and some are mounted on card. Includes seven letters, two are transcribed. Names included are James Drummond Hay, Baron Norton, Philex Stevens, Thomas St. John Quin, Lord Nigel Kennedy, J. Johnson, William de Norman, Admiral Chester Neil Sheil, Baron Stübner, Henry Churchill, C. A. Rassam, E. W Archibald, and letter penned by Adam Shoales, Viscount Ponsonby, Sir Wm. Saurville, R.S. Watson, R. B. Lyons, Sir Dr. Farguhar, letter by James Collquhoun and Wallerstein; and several unknown. Est. 100-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42017: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Twenty-three pages with 27 signatures of 19th century British diplomats; includes short biographies. All in fairly good condition with some foxing; penned on letter covers and clippings. Included; JOHN HAY DRUMMOND HAY (1816-1893); First British envoy to the United States GEORGE HAMMOND (1763-1853); EDWARD BACKHOUSE EASTWICK (1814-1833); Ambassador to the United States JOHN FIENNES TWISLETON CRAMPTON (1805-1886) ; JOHN HOBART CARADOC (1799-1873); WILLIAM HENRY LYTTON EARLE BULWER (1801-1872); ANDREW BUCHANAN (1807-1882); JAMES HUDSON (1810-1885); AUGUSTUS WILLIAM FREDERICK SPENCER (1817-1904); British consul in Abyssinia CHARLES DUNCAN (d. 1870); Consul-general at Tabriz and Odessa KEITH EDWARD ABBOTT (d. 1878); Consul-general in Siam THOMAS GEORGE KNOX (1824-1887); Ambassador to France HENRY RICHARD CHARLES WELLESLEY (1804-1884); Consul-general in Egypt WILLIAM KIRBY MACKENZIE GREEN (1836-1891); Served under several diplomatic titles in Warsaw, Danzig, Constantinople, and Bucharest WILLIAM ARTHUR WHITE (1824-1891); JOHN ALEXANDER THYNNE (1831-1896); Three signatures by Ambassador GRANVILLE LEVESON GOWER (1777-1846) and JOHN FRANCIS DAVIS (1795-1890) diplomatist and writer in East India Company's factory in Canton. Est. 150-300

Condition Report: Fair to Good

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42018: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Twenty-four pages of 27 signatures from mostly 19th century British diplomats of various ranks. Penned on letter covers and clippings. Most come with short biography; Some foxing. Included are consul at Quito WALTER COPE; dignitary JAMES CRAUFURD; Three signatures from the consular-agent in Greece EDWARD JAMES DAWKINS; Ambassador to Guatemala FREDERICK CHATFIELD; Consul-general in Lisbon JOHN JEFFERY; Ambassador to Bolivia JOHN AUGUSTUS LLOYD; Ambassador HENRY ELLIS; Two letter covers, one clipping, and one large letter addressed to Henry Cavendish by civil servant and ambassador AUGUSTUS BERKELEY PAGET (1823-1896); Two signatures from diplomat FRANCIS JOHN PAKENHAM (1832-1905); diplomat, traveler, scientist, and minister at Buenos Ayres WOODBINE PARISH (1796-1882); English diplomat in Orient HARRY SMITH PARKES (1828-1885); British aristocrat and Tory politician, 3rd Duke of Northumberland HUGH PERCY (1785-1847); British ambassador to France CONSTANTINE HENRY PHIPPS (1797-1863); Torn letter cover from statesman JOHN RUSSELL (1792-1878); Secretary of embassy WILLIAM HERVEY; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary WILLIAM HILL; Grandfather of CHARLES TOWNLEY (1713-1774); Two signatures by PATRICK MACKENZIE CHOMBIACH COLQUHOUN (1815-1891); and Son of diplomatist FRANCIS RICHARD PLUNKETT (1835-1907). Est. 150-300

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Lot 42019: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Assortment of 28 signatures from 19th century British diplomats of varying ranks. Collected on letter covers and clippings; Some foxing. Included are PERCY WILLIAM DOYLE; Chief clerk FRANCIS BEILBY ALSTON (1820-1905); Chief justice of New South Wales FRANCIS FORBES (1784-1841); Librarian of the foreign office EDWARD HERSLET (1824-1902) and letter penned by son Cecil Edwards addressed to Mr. Cavendish; Two signatures by PHILIP GRIFFITH; FRACIS FARRANT; Two signatures by ALFRED GUTHRIE BONAR; Clipping of signature by CHARLES TOWNSHEND BARNARD; Stamped letter cover by RICHARD CAMDEN BINGHAM; Oriental secretary CHARLES ALISON; GIBBS CRAWFURD ANTROBUS; RICHARD EDWARDES; Secretary of Legation HENRY ELIOT; Secretary of Legation GEORGE EDGCUMBE; Secretary of Legation AUGUSTUS DENHAM CRAVEN; Secretary of Embassy HENRY GEORGE HOWARD; Small signature by Secretary of Legation GEORGE SULYARDE STAFFORD JERNINGHAM; Two signatures by chief commissioner for abolition of slave trade in Rio de Janeiro GEORGE JACKSON (1785-1861); HAMILTON CHARLES JAMES HAMILTON; Secretary of Embassy and Minister Plenipotentiary TERRICK HAMILTON; Brother of diplomatist JOHN SAVILE; Father of JOHN WALSHAM; and son of civil clerk THOMAS HENRY SANDERSON. Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42020: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Collection of 27 signatures from 19th century British diplomats of varying ranks. Letter covers and clippings; some foxing on most signatures, but otherwise in good condition. All are boldly printed and several come with a short biography. Included are acting consul-general COLIN MACKENZIE; Secretary of Legation ARTHUR CHARLES MAGENIS; Second Baronet ALEXANDER MALET (1800-1886); Two signatures by the fourth Baronet of same title EDWARD BALDWIN MALET (1837-1908); Diplomat HENRY F. MANLEY; Third Earl of Clanwilliam and first Baron Clanwilliam RICHARD CHARLES FRANCIS MEADE (1795-1879); Vice-consul in Lisbon JEREMIAH MEAGHER; British careerist politician HENRY DUNDAS (1742-1811); Two signatures by Consul-General ANTHONY MERRY; JOHN RALPH MILBANKE; DAVID RICHARD MORIER; Secretary of Embassy JAMES JUSTINIAN MORIER, Diplomatist and author CHARLES AUGUTUS MURRAY (1806-1895); Secretary of Legation FRANCIS NAPIER; Advocate-general at Madras JOHN BRUCE NORTON (1815-1883); DANIEL FLORENCE O'LEARY; Secretary of Legation LOFTUS CHARLES OTWAY; Secretary of Legation WILLIAM GORE OUSELEY; and son of PHILIP HENRY WODEHOUSE CURRIE (1834-1906); Permanent under-secretary for foreign affairs HENRY UNWIN ADDINGTON (1790-1870); Ambassador WILLIAM EDEN (1745-1814); Letter cover with "FREE" stamp by British Whig politician and colonial administrator GEORGE EDEN AUCKLAND (1784-1849) Two unknown signatures by "H. Elliot." Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY FOREIGN DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42021: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY FOREIGN DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY FOREIGN DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Assorted collection of 21 signatures from 19th century foreign diplomats and political figures. Clipped letters, letter covers and two full letters. Each figure comes with bio. Included; Prominent liberal Prussian diplomat, scholar and theologian CHRISTIAN KARL JOSIAS BUNSEN (1791-1860); Italian diplomat COUNT LUIGI CORTI (1823-1888), Letter addressed to Cavendish, penned 1856; Austrian diplomat JOSEPH ALEXANDER HÜBNER (1811-1892); French statesman and minister of foreign affairs Count ALEXANDRE JOSEPH COLONNA-WALEWSK (1810-1868), illegitimate son of Napoleon I and mistress Maria Walewska; Italian novelist and statesman MASSIMO TAPARELLI, MARQUIS D'AZEGLIO (1798-1866); Prussian statesman ALBRECHT VON BERNSTORFF (1809-1873); French politician, diplomat, and prime minister VICTOR DE BROGLIE (1785-1870); Spanish general, conservative political leader, and six times prime minister RAMÓN MARÍA NARVÁEZ (1800-1868); French statesman under Napoleon ÉTIENNE DENIS PASQUIER (1767-1862); Greek statesman, published "History of Greek Insurrection," and ambassador to England SPYRIDON TRIKOUPIS (1788-1873); Belgian statesman and scholar SYLVAIN VAN DE WEYER (1802-1874); Australian statesman JAMES ROBERT DICKSON (1832-1901); Australian lawyer and politician ADYE DOUGLAS (1815-1906); Uruguayan general and politician JOSÉ FRUCTUOSO RIVERA (1788-1854); Russian diplomat PHILIPP VON BRUNNOW (1797-1875); Letter by French ambassador JEAN-BAPTISTE LOUIS GROS (1793–1870); and an Austrian Ambassador from the ESTERHÁZY family. Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY POLITICAL SIGNATURES

Lot 42022: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY POLITICAL SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY POLITICAL SIGNATURES Collection of 29 signatures from 19th century politicians; All in good condition with some foxing; Signatures are boldly penned. Included are politician and good friend of prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, HENRY CHARLES GEORGE GORDON-LENNOX (1821-1886); Statesman FREDERICK HOWARD (1748-1825); Notable American statesman and orator EDWARD EVERETT (1794-1865), mainly remembered for the speech immediately preceding Lincoln's Gettysburg Address; Whig politician and British barrister JAMES ABERCROMBY (1776-1858); Statesman CHARLES BOWYER ADDERLEY (1814-1905); Colonial governor HENRY GEORGE WARD (1797-1860); British Whig politician HENRY CHARLES HOWARD (1791-1856); British Liberal politician and colonial governor, 2nd Marquess of Normanby GEORGE AUGUSTUS CONSTANTINE PHIPPS (1819-1890); Politician FLETCHER NORTON (1719-1789); Politician and poet WILLIAM PETER (1788-1858); Two signatures by Indian official and British politician ROBERT NORTH COLLIE HAMILTON (1802-1887); Tory whip WILLIAM HOLMES (d.1851); Second Baron of Grantham and politician THOMAS PHILIP GREY (1781-1859); Lawyer and politician GEORGE OSBOURNE MORGAN (1826-1827); First Earl of Halsbury and lord chancellor HARDINGE STANLEY GIFFARD (1823-1921); British peer EDWIN RICHARD WYNDHAM-QUIN (1812-1871); Statesman JOHN WODEHOUSE (1826-1902); Scottish Representative Peer and 3rd Earl of Hopetoun JAMES HOPE JOHNSTONE (1741-1816); Director of bank of England and member of Parliament for the city of London WILLIAM ROBERT WARD; Fifteenth Earl of Derby and statesman EDWARD HENRY STANLEY (1826-1893); Politician EDWARD JOHN STANLEY (1802-1869) and PERCY SYDNEY (1818-1857); Statesman HENRY GRATTAN (1746-1820); Cousin of British Statesman John Russell (1792-1878); and four unknown signatures signed "Alexander Graham Dunlop," "T.W. Waller," and two by a "H. Stanley." Est. 150-300

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SEVEN 19TH CENTURY LEADER AND NOBILITY SIGNATURES

Lot 42023: SEVEN 19TH CENTURY LEADER AND NOBILITY SIGNATURES

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Description: SEVEN 19TH CENTURY LEADER AND NOBILITY SIGNATURES Interesting lot of seven signatures from 19th century leaders and nobility; Prime ministers, dictators, president, rájá, prince, and two noble families. Most in fair condition and boldly penned; Includes mounted letter cover on card by Swedish prime minister JOUIS GEHARD GEER (1818-1896); Complete with large wax seal and pencil notations, one which reads "This is the cover of the note which announced the death of Baron Rehausen, Swedish minister in London. March 1854;" Letter cover with wax seal signed by Paraguayan dictator CARLOS ANTONIO (1790-1862); Torn on lower right side and a cut hole in the center. Features four postal stamps. Small clipping with some foxing by Liberia's first president JOSEPH JENKINS ROBERTS (1809-1876) penned as "Roberts, Joseph Jenkins." Clipped letter cover mounted on card by the first rájá of Saráwak JAMES BROOKE (1803-1868); Mounted clipping on card by an APPONYI, a noble Hungarian family; Clipping with some foxing damage by a member of the POLIGNAC family, a significant French noble house; and letter cover signed by Queen Victoria's Consort PRINCE ALBERT (1819-1861); some foxing with large ink spot in bottom right corner. Est. 100-250

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY CHAPLAIN SIGNATURES

Lot 42024: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY CHAPLAIN SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY CHAPLAIN SIGNATURES Lot of 18 signatures by 19th century chaplains. All names on letter covers and clippings; includes one letter penned in 1857 by S. Lindley; Good condition with some foxing; Includes Ed Chapman Wilshire, Weidermann, J. Boys Smith, Horrace Young, Childers, H. Hamilton Cafe, Edward Winder, Edw. Whileley, and some unknown. Est. 75-150

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY RELIGIOUS DIGNITARIES

Lot 42025: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY RELIGIOUS DIGNITARIES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY RELIGIOUS DIGNITARIES Assortment of 18 signatures by mostly 19th century religious figures including priests, ministers, chaplains, missionaries, and two secular philanthropists. Most come with biographies except for chaplains ROBERT LOFTUS TOTTERHAM and ROBERT THORNSON ELLIS. All in good condition with minor foxing; Letter cover by son of ROBERT MORRISON (1782-1834) is complete with wax stamp. Other dignitaries include author and divine NEALE ERSKINE (1804-1883); divine and author JAMES TAYLOR (1813-1892); divine and hymn-writer ARTHUR TOZER RUSSELL (1806-1874); divine FREDERICK WILLIAM ROBERTSON (1816-1853) and FREDERICK HENRY SNOW PENDLETON (1818-1888); Bishop of Central Africa commemorated in some Anglican Church calendars, CHARLES FREDERICK MACKENZIE (1825-1862); The independent Scottish minister JOHN KELLY (1801-1876); Irish-born clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church JOHN JOSEPH HUGHES (1797-1864); Baptist minister GEORGE GOULD (1818-1882); Missionary ALPHONSE FRANÇOIS LACROIX (1799-1859); Prince bishop of Salzbury and Gurk COUNT COLLOREDO; Businessman and philanthropist WALTER MORRISON (1836-1921); and philanthropist GEORGE MOORE (1806-1876). Lot also includes two unknown signatures signed "I am Gentleman, Your obedient servant, W. Campbell" and a "J. Bankhead" Est. 150-300

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LOT 19TH CENTURY INVENTOR AND FOUNDER SIGNATURES

Lot 42026: LOT 19TH CENTURY INVENTOR AND FOUNDER SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT 19TH CENTURY INVENTOR AND FOUNDER SIGNATURES Lot of seven signatures by 19th century founders and inventors. All are in fair condition with some foxing, but otherwise boldly penned and include biographies. Letter clipping mounted on card by archeologist CHARLES THOMAS NEWTON (1816-1894) who was responsible for the discovery of the remains of the mausoleum of Halicarnassus; German actor and inventor of greasepaint, the predecessor of modern-day makeup foundation CARL BOUDIN; Founder of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) GEORGE WILLIAMS (1821-1905); Politician and excavator of Nineveh, AUSTEN HENRY LAYARD (1817-1849); and Letter cover with wax seal signed by the developer of the Suez Canal FERDINAND LESSEPS (1805-1894). Est. 150-300

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LOT OF FOUR 19TH CENTURY EXPLORER SIGNATURES

Lot 42027: LOT OF FOUR 19TH CENTURY EXPLORER SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF FOUR 19TH CENTURY EXPLORER SIGNATURES Lot of letter covers, clippings penned and signed by four 19th century explorers. Each signature comes with a biography. Included; FRANCIS RAWDON CHESNEY (1789-1872) General and explorer of the Euphrates river and discoverer of the overland route to India. Contributed to the development of the Suez Canal. Clipped letter cover with bold print. JOHN BEECROFT (1790-1854) adventurer, trader, explorer, and British consul for the Bights of Benin and Biafra. Governor of Fernando Po (island off West Africa). Clipping mounted on card with ornate signature. CHRISTOPHER PEMBERTON HODGSON (1821-1865) Explorer and author of "Reminiscences of Australia, with Hints on the Squatter's Life." ROBERT HERMANN SCHOMBURGK (1804-1865) German-born explorer of the West Indies and South America and also diplomat of Great Britain in Dominican Republic and Thailand. Est. 75-200

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY WRITER SIGNATURES

Lot 42028: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY WRITER SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY WRITER SIGNATURES Collection of 20 signatures by 19th century writers. All are in fair condition with some foxing; Most come with biographies. Penned on letter covers and clippings. Included; Miscellaneous writer JAMES PRIOR (1790?-1869); English journalist GRENVILLE MURRAY (1824-1881); Author GEORGE HARRIS (1809-1890); Journalist JOHN MATTHEW GUTCH (1776-1861); The father of Shakespeare editor William James Craig (1843-1906); Two signatures by legal writer WILLIAM GILLESPIE DICKSON (1823-1876); Irish poet and editor JOHN FRANCIS WALLER (1810-1894); Three signatures by man of letters WILLIAM NANSON LETTSOM (1796-1865); Author of "Highways and Byways" THOMAS COLLEY GRATTAN (17921864) and his son EDMUND GRATTAN; Writer on Canada GEORGE DROUGHT WARBURTON (1816-1857); Writer on Bengal establishment of East India Company RICHARD BARWELL (1741-1804); Two signatures by author of "China: A History of the Laws, Manners China: A History of the Laws, Manners and Customs of the People" JOHN HENRY GRAY and two unknown signatures; Signed "---Cavendish-- ---, Foreign Office, H.C Lofft" and "---Foreign Office, London, Geo. Alex. Stevens." Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

Lot 42029: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY BRITISH DIPLOMAT SIGNATURES Collection of mostly 19th century signatures from 18 British diplomats. Penned on letter covers and clippings. Includes statesman WILLIAM VESEY FITZGERALD (1783-1843); Whig politician and ambassador to Russia ULICK DE BURGH (1802-1874); diplomat and politician WILLIAM ELLIOT; 1st Earl of Malmesbury JAMES HARRIS (1746-1820); diplomatist and poet JULIAN HENRY CHARLES FANE (1827-1870); four signatures by the second Baron and first Earl of Lyons RICHARD BICKERTON PEMELL LYONS (1817-1887); two signatures by diplomatist and author CHARLES AUGUSTUS MURRAY (1806-1895) Two signatures by British envoy at Buenos Aires and Lisbon GEORGE GLYNN PETRE (1822-1905) two signatures by permanent under-secretary for foreign affairs CHARLES STUART AUGUSTUS ABBOTT (1834-1882); Attaché WINDSOR FIESCHI HENEAGE; Attaché EDWARD HERRIES; JAMES GLENNIE; 2nd Baron Dunfermline RALPH ABERCROMBY (1803-1868); Baron ward of the Austrian empire and court favorite THOMAS WARD (1809-1858); diplomat FREDERICK WILLIAM ADOLPHUS BRUCE (1814-1867); soldier and diplomat GEORGE LLOYD HODGES (1792-1862); man of letters WILLIAM DOUGAL CHRISTIE (1816-1874); and second Baron of Bloomfield JOHN ARTHUR DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD (1802-1879). Est. 150-300

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JAMES MONROE PPDS AS PRESIDENT 4/24/20

Lot 42030: JAMES MONROE PPDS AS PRESIDENT 4/24/20

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Description: JAMES MONROE PPDS AS PRESIDENT 4/24/20 James Monroe partly printed DS as president, one page, April 24th, 1820. President Monroe grants Richard L. Ashe 165.5 acres of land in Alabama. Signed at the conclusion by Monroe and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office, Josiah Meigs. Fair condition with some holes along folded creases and mottled toning, legible signature. Seal is missing. Est. 200-400

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19TH CENTURY GENERAL STORE LEDGER

Lot 42031: 19TH CENTURY GENERAL STORE LEDGER

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Description: 19TH CENTURY GENERAL STORE LEDGER General store ledger dated 1845-1846; Marbled front cover with fragile spine; Several pages have added pencil notations and scribbles; First ten pages are pasted with Civil War era newspaper clippings of miscellaneous articles and poems. Overall fair condition considering age. Est. 80-150

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

Lot 42032: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

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Description: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER Dwight D. Eisenhower typed letter signed as President. Austa Ga, April 15, 1959, on White House stationary. In part "As perhaps you know, Sir Winston Churchill is coming to this country in early may. I am planning to have a stag dinner for him at the White House...as ever D.E." Addressed to Honorable Wilton Persons, The White House, Washington D.C. Est. 200-400

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

Lot 42033: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

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Description: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER Dwight D Eisenhower, typed letter signed as President. Washington, D.C. Dec 20, 1960. On White House stationary in part; "I have tried to express my gratitude for your unfailing dedication and selflessness in the service of the nation...as a team the group has performed magnificently...I would rather think of us working as vigorously as ever to forward the principles and policies because of their importance to the prosperity and progress of our country and to the securing of a just and durable peace...D.E." Interesting Korean War Content. Est. 250-500

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

Lot 42034: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

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Description: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER Dwight D. Eisenhower typed letter signed as President. White House, Washington D.C. Dec. 22, 1954. A letter thanking General Persons for a contribution to a mutual deceased friend's widow. To "thank friends who have thus helped to discharge part of our country's debt to a man like Pete.." signed "as ever D.E." Complete with draft copy of letter to widow and a copy of her response to President Eisenhower and First Lady. Est. 300-500

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED 5 STAR GENERAL LETTER

Lot 42035: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED 5 STAR GENERAL LETTER

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Description: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED 5 STAR GENERAL LETTER Dwight D. Eisenhower typed letter signed as General. On personal D.D.E 5 Star letterhead. Supreme Allied Powers Headquarters, Paris, France, January 18th, 1952. Addressed to Major Gen. Person from his friends at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe "D.E." Accompanied by a "shape" insignia. Booklet signed by Eisenhower. Est. 250-350

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

Lot 42036: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

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Description: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER Dwight D. Eisenhower typed letter signed as President. Augusta, GA. Dec 30 1953. Two pages on White House stationary. A 1953 year end thank you letter to deputy assistant to the president Wilton Persons, outlining the crucial course of the 1954 White House agenda. In part; "As the new year begins the time has come for clear cut determined action for setting this nation on a moderate but definite course...avoiding the extremes of both left and right but always steadily pushing ahead along the broad center. 'Where there is room for men of good will'" Signed D.E. Accompanied by a 8 x 10" photograph of Eisenhower and Persons. Est. 250-350

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RICHARD NIXON SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

Lot 42037: RICHARD NIXON SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

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Description: RICHARD NIXON SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL LETTER Richard Nixon 38th President of the United States signed and typed letter on Vice Presidential stationary. Aug 11, 1953. A thank you letter to General Persons, references a coup de grace, and political operations in the White House. Boldly signed sincerely "Dick." Est. 150-300

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RICHARD NIXON SIGNED VICE PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

Lot 42038: RICHARD NIXON SIGNED VICE PRESIDENTIAL LETTER

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Description: RICHARD NIXON SIGNED VICE PRESIDENTIAL LETTER Richard M. Nixon typed letter signed as Vice President. Dec 9, 1960, Washington D.C. on Vice Presidential letterhead. Addressed to General Persons thanking him for a warm congratulations on a well fought election. Nixon lost the 1960 campaign but appreciates the thoughtful message just the same. Boldly signed sincerely "Dick." Est. 200-300

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JOHN F KENNEDY SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL ARCHIVE

Lot 42039: JOHN F KENNEDY SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL ARCHIVE

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Description: JOHN F KENNEDY SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL ARCHIVE John F Kennedy, 35th President of the United States. Typed letter signed as President. Washington, D.C. January 25, 1961 on White House stationary. To General Persons, in full "I want to thank you for the very effective manner in which you arranged the transition between the Eisenhower administration and my own. Your joint efforts with Clark Clifford were most valuable. I hope you take satisfaction from the work of these weeks and that you will have other opportunities to serve the Nation. Sincerely 'John Kennedy'" Accompanied by the original transmittal envelope,as well as 2 TLS from Clark Clifford and Dean Rusk. Both assistants to JFK during transition as well as an archive copy of the transition report. Original and complete from the persons archive. Est. 1500-3000

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PRESIDENTIAL AUTOGRAPH ARCHIVE OF GENERAL PERSONS

Lot 42039A: PRESIDENTIAL AUTOGRAPH ARCHIVE OF GENERAL PERSONS

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Description: PRESIDENTIAL AUTOGRAPH ARCHIVE OF GENERAL PERSONS Presidential autograph archive of General Persons to include: 38 signed Dwight Eisenhower TLS, 4 signed Richard Nixon TLS, 2 signed George Marshall TLS, 1 George Marshall TLS, 1 Omar Bradley TLS, 1 H.P Arnold TLS, 1 Mark Clark signed photo, 3 Henry Stinson TLS, 1 Allied Expeditionary Forces I.D. from the White House, 1 H. Cabott Lodge signed photograph. 1 Archive of miscellaneous photographs and People and Life magazines. Est. 4000-6000

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NIXON ELECTION ARCHIVE & ROSEMARY WOODS

Lot 42039B: NIXON ELECTION ARCHIVE & ROSEMARY WOODS

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Description: Archive directed to General Persons from the desk of Rosemary Woods addressing five key issues of derogatory character that need to be cleaned up as a Vice Presidential candidate. Est $400-600

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MAMIE EISENHOWER FIRST LADY SIGNED LETTERS

Lot 42040: MAMIE EISENHOWER FIRST LADY SIGNED LETTERS

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Description: MAMIE EISENHOWER FIRST LADY SIGNED LETTERS Mamie Eisenhower, 34th First Lady of the United States. 3 letters, 2 on personal stationary and 1 on White House stationary. 1952 and 1953 as First Lady Elect and First Lady. Congratulatory and thank you letters to Mrs and General Wilton Persons. 2 signed Mamie, 1 signed Mamie Eisenhower as First Lady. Also includes a greeting card signed Mamie. Est. 150-300

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LOT OF 19TH CENTURY MILITARY OFFICER SIGNATURES

Lot 42041: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY MILITARY OFFICER SIGNATURES

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Description: LOT OF 19TH CENTURY MILITARY OFFICER SIGNATURES Lot of 28 signatures by mostly 19th century military officers. All in good condition with some foxing. Penned on letter covers and clippings; Boldly printed and most are mounted on card. Included; Grattan, A. C. Glascott, Gen. Bon Lockmens, Sir Charles William Wilson, James Haunler, Thos. Henry Buchard, Capt. James C. Prevost, W. Wylde, P. Causion, Simpson, R. Stuart, M. Claremont, Thos. Garden, Henry Green, J. M Hawkins, Petersburgh, Benj. Handley, Stillen, Cavalie Alex Mercer, Mackenzie, Capt. D. F. Heneage, Captain Haworth, and several unknown. Est. 150-300

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HARPERS WEEKLY FUNERAL OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

Lot 42042: HARPERS WEEKLY FUNERAL OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

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Description: HARPERS WEEKLY FUNERAL OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN Harpers Weekly A Journal of Civilization original print. Vol IX No. 436. Dated New York, Saturday, May 6th 1865. Covers the funeral procession of President Lincoln and other related stories. Front page features a depiction of Lincoln seated with his son at home reading a book. Est. 50-100

Condition Report: VGC - no tears, single fold down center

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

Lot 42043: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

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Description: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH Dwight D Eisenhower 34th President of the United States, signed phtograph. Black & White, 12 x 14" N.P., N.D., in unform as General. To "Wilton B Persons Jr, to the son of one of my oldest best friends Dwight D Eisenhower!" Boldly signed & inscribed. Est. 250-350

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

Lot 42044: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

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Description: DWIGHT EISENHOWER SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH Dwight D Eisenhower signed photograph. Black & white, 12 x 14", N.P., N.D. In uniform as a five star General. "To Major General Wilton Persons with lasting appreciation for unique & invaluable service to the army and with arm regards for friendship Dwight D Eisenhower" Boldly signed & inscribed. Est. 250-350

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EISENHOWER PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE

Lot 42044A: EISENHOWER PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE

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Description: EISENHOWER PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE Official Photographic archive from President Eisenhower visit aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. 16 images official us army photographs and Agencia National photographs. Lot also includes a Richard Nixon vice presidential ashtray. Est $300-500

Condition Report: VGC

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PRESIDENTIAL AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION

Lot 42045: PRESIDENTIAL AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION

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Description: PRESIDENTIAL AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION Presidential autograph collection. Harry Truman TLS as President, 1949. Richard Nixon TLS as President Elect, 1969. Dwight Eisenhower TLS as War Department Chief of Staff 1946. Lyndan B Johnson as President (Possible autopen) 1964. Four congratulatory and get well letters to Major General Persons. Est. 500-750

Condition Report: VGC

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HARRY S TRUMAN DOCUMENT SIGNED LEGION OF MERIT

Lot 42046: HARRY S TRUMAN DOCUMENT SIGNED LEGION OF MERIT

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Description: HARRY S TRUMAN DOCUMENT SIGNED LEGION OF MERIT DS as president, one page, no date. President Truman awards Major Evdokim Ivanovich Sidorov the Legion of Merit for “personally coordinated the fire of his artillery units with the advance of infantry in a skillful manner which aided extensively in continued success against enemy resistance. He frequently selected positions for the guns in his unit and gave information to his battalion commanders.” In fine condition, with a rusty paperclip mark to top edge. Accompanied by the Legion of Merit certificate issued to Sidorov, signed by the Secretary of War and the Adjutant General. Size: 8 x 10.5" Est. 500-750

Condition Report: Fine

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GEORGE WASHINGTONS RE-ELECTION ARTICLE 1973

Lot 42047: GEORGE WASHINGTONS RE-ELECTION ARTICLE 1973

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Description: GEORGE WASHINGTONS RE-ELECTION ARTICLE 1973 1973 “ The Mail; or Claypoole’s Daily Advertiser” Newspaper dated Wednesday 6 March 1793. Periodical contains article covering article covering the hotel gala celebration of George Washington’s re-election. Also includes war department message from Secretary of War Henry Knox regarding pensions for the “Military Invalids of the United States” from American Revolution. Newspaper, runs 44 pages. Size: 13.25 x 20.25" Est. 175-350

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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WILLIAM MCKINLEY PPDS 7/12/1897

Lot 42048: WILLIAM MCKINLEY PPDS 7/12/1897

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Description: WILLIAM MCKINLEY PPDS 7/12/1897 Partly-printed DS as president, signed “William McKinley,” one page, July 12, 1897. President McKinley appoints Arthur S. Hardy of New Hampshire. In part: “I have nominated and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate do appoint you to be Minister Resident and Counsel General of the United States of America to Persia, authorizing you hereby to do and perform all such matters and things as to the said place or office doth appertain.” In very good condition, with intersecting folds with a vertical fold through the middle of his first name, wrinkling, mild toning to the extreme edges, and several small holes at the borders. The white seal is intact with a horizontal fold across the top. Hardy served as minister to Persia until 1899. In addition to being a diplomat, Hardy was a well-regarded engineer, educator, editor, novelist, and poet who also served as chair of mathematics at Dartmouth. Size: 17.5 x 12.5" Est. 250-500

Condition Report: VGC, refer to description

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