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Seven American Revolution medals 1973, 74, 76

Lot 1158: Seven American Revolution medals 1973, 74, 76

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: Seven American Revolution medals 1973, 74, 76

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Daughter of American Revolution medal - framed

Lot 304: Daughter of American Revolution medal - framed

by Burnt Chimney Auction Gallery

April 25, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Wirtz, VA, USA

Description: Daughter of American Revolution medal - framed

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Very Rare John Philip Sousa Autograph Letter Postmark 1909 San Francisco

Lot 69: Very Rare John Philip Sousa Autograph Letter Postmark 1909 San Francisco

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,200

Description: AutographsJohn Philip Sousa Autograph Letter with EnvelopeJOHN PHILIP SOUSA (1854-1932). American conductor and composer, best known for military and patriotic marches.Postmark November 6, 1909, Autograph Letter Signed, "John Philip Sousa" upon letterhead of Hotel St. Francis, San Francisco, Choice Extremely Fine. With original transmittal envelope to "Sherman Clay & Co Music" in San Francisco. "Gentlemen: I have received the arrangement of "The Scptiz dance" and have written Mr. Schneider. I believe it can be made effective for band." Autograph Letters Signed by Sousa are quite rare.

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Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940)

Lot 156: Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940)

by Material Culture

May 3, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Philadelphia , PA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940) The Surrender of Cornwallis, lithograph. Size: 10" x 14", 25 x 36 cm (plate); 14.75" x 19.5", 37 x 50 cm (sheet).

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1780 Pennsylvania Revolutionary War Army Debt Certificate Not Listed In Anderson

Lot 116: 1780 Pennsylvania Revolutionary War Army Debt Certificate Not Listed In Anderson

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $5,000

Description: American Revolution1780 Pennsylvania Revolutionary War Army Debt Certificate Not Listed In Anderson and Possibly UniqueJune 15, 1780, State of Pennsylvania, Army Certificate, Issued Number "3", "for provisions Supplied the Army, Printed by Francis Bailey, Extremely Fine.Rarity-10 (Unique to our best knowledge). Not Listed in Anderson "THE PRICE OF LIBERTY - The Public Debt of The American Revolution". Partially-Printed Army Certificate, with unspecified interest, Pursuant to the Act passed June 1, 1780, Signed by "Thomas Loring, Commis(ioner)". This form is similar in typeset and overall design to that listed in Anderson as PA-4, this text and usage being completely different, though also being Printed by Francis Bailey. In some three decades of specialization in the area of fiscal paper, this cataloger has never seen another example. This form, being the extraordinary low certificate number "3", only two other examples would be definitely known to have been written, though likely are no longer existent today. This Army Certificate reads, in full:"No. 3 - CERTIFICATE FOR 667. DOLLARS. - I DO HEREBY CERTIFY, THAT THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA IS INDEBTED TO (ELIAS ROSENBERRY) IN THE SUM OF (SIX HUNDRED AND SIXTY SEVEN) DOLLARS, BEING FOR (ONE RED TWO YEAR OLD HEIFER) WHICH SUM BY CONTRACT BECAME DUE TO THE SAID (ELIAS ROSENBERRY) THE (FIFTEENTH) DAY OF (JUNE) FOR PROVISIONS SUPPLIED THE ARMY, PERSUANT TO AN ACT OF ASSEMBLY PASSED THE 1ST OF JUNE, 1780. - GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AT (SPRINGFIELD) IN THE STATE OF (PENNSYLVANIA) THE (15TH) DAY OF (JUNE) A.D. (1780.) - SIGNED THOMAS LONG COMM."This 1780 Pennsylvania Revolutionary War Debt Certificate measures 3.75" x 8.25" and is in Extremely Fine. The blank reverse is noted and endorsed as being submitted and paid on June 18, 1785 by John Nicholson, as Comptroller and by the owner, "Ellias Rosenbury".

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Marvin F. Thompson oil

Lot 131A: Marvin F. Thompson oil

by Rachel Davis Fine Arts

May 2, 2015, 9:30 AM EST

Cleveland, OH, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: Marvin Francis Thompson (American 1895- ?)- ''Sketch for Resurrection- oil on board, 1925, signed Marvin Francis Thompson 1925 lower right, framed. 25 1/2 x 23 1/2''

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Sam Francis   (American 1923-1994)

Lot 182: Sam Francis (American 1923-1994)

by Creighton-Davis Gallery

April 30, 2015, 4:00 PM PST

San Marcos, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Title: "Untitled", signed in pencil by the artist, lower right, , Dated and Numbered 3/30 Lower Left,

Condition Report: In very fine condition, the full sheet.

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Sam Francis   (American 1923-1994)

Lot 183: Sam Francis (American 1923-1994)

by Creighton-Davis Gallery

April 30, 2015, 4:00 PM PST

San Marcos, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Title: "Untitled", signed in pencil by the artist, lower right, , dated and numbered 5/30 Lower Left,

Condition Report: In very fine condition, the full sheet.

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Authentic Antique Original ELI WHITNEY Autograph Signature In An 1803 Book

Lot 90: Authentic Antique Original ELI WHITNEY Autograph Signature In An 1803 Book

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,400

Description: AutographsOriginal 1803 Book ELI WHITNEY Autographed SignatureELI WHITNEY (1765-1825). American Inventor best known for inventing the Cotton Gin, one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolution and shaped the economy of the Antebellum South.Rare. Authentic, original ELI WHITNEY Autograph Signature 1803 Book, part of Three Books from the library of Eli Whitney and only the first and earliest book is signed. The largest of the three books is titled, "The Poetical Works of Dr. Goldsmith, 1803." At the top of the title page is Eli Whitney's rich clear sharp brown signature. These books are complete, tightly bound, all with loose separated hardcovers, the later two added in 1826 after his death. Wonderful set of books from the library of one of America's most notable inventors.As the inventor of the cotton gin (1793) as well as his concept of mass production of interchangeable parts, Eli Whitney changed the American System of Manufacturing. Whitney's invention made upland short cotton into a profitable crop, which strengthened the economic foundation of slavery in the United States.Despite the social and economic impact of his invention, Whitney lost many profits in legal battles over patent infringement for the cotton gin. Thereafter, he turned his attention into securing contracts with the government in the manufacture of muskets for the newly formed United States Army. He continued making arms and inventing until his death in 1825.

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SARAH W. PERRY War of 1812 Era Manuscript Poem THE AMERICAN EAGLE

Lot 63: SARAH W. PERRY War of 1812 Era Manuscript Poem THE AMERICAN EAGLE

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: AutographsSarah Wallace Perry's Amazing Naval War of 1812 Era Manuscript Poem "THE AMERICAN EAGLE"SARAH W. PERRY (1792-1851). Daughter of Commodore Christopher Raymond Perry (1761-1818) of Newport, R.I. and member of a famous American Naval Family including; Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), Matthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858). c. 1815 War of 1812 Era, Handwritten Autograph Poem Signed, "Sarah W. Perry" of Newport, Rhode Island, 1 page, undated, measuring 10" x 8," Fine. Boldly penned in brown ink upon period laid paper and easily legible. Some scattered tone where the paper was exposed after having been folded. Entitled "To the American Eagle." This historic theme Manuscript Poem "THE AMERICAN EAGLE" Signed, "Sarah W. Perry" is from a most prestigious and historic Colonial American Naval related family with lineage back to the Mayflower. Her parents were Christopher Raymond Perry (1761-1818) who was an officer in the United States Navy. He was the father of Oliver Hazard Perry and Matthew Calbraith Perry. He was the great-grandson of Edward Perry from the county of Devon, England who settled in Sandwich, Massachusetts around 1650 and his wife Mary Freeman.On his mother's side he was a seventh-generation descendant of Captain Richard Raymond, (1602-1692), and his wife, Julia (or Judith). He was born probably in Essex County, England in 1602 and arrived in Salem, Massachusetts about 1629, possibly with a contingent led by the Rev. Francis Higginson. The first actual date given for Richard is on August 6, 1629 when he is on the list of the 30 founding members of the First Church (Congregational) of Salem. He was about 27 years old. He was later a founder of Norwich, Connecticut, and an "honored forefather of Saybrook". His mother was also a descendant of Gov. Thomas Prence (1599 - March 29, 1673), a cofounder of Eastham, Massachusetts, a political leader in both the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colonies, and Governor of Plymouth; and a descendant of Mayflower passengers, both of whom were Signers of the Mayflower Compact, Elder William Brewster, (c. 1567-1644), the Pilgrim colonist leader and spiritual elder of the Plymouth Colony, and George Soule (1593-1679), through his grandmother Susannah Barber Perry (1697-1755).Perry married Sarah Wallace Alexander on August 2, 1784 in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. She was born about 1768 in County Down, Ireland and died December 4, 1830 in New London, Connecticut. She was a descendant of William Wallace, the Scottish knight and landowner who is known for leading a resistance during the Wars of Scottish Independence, and is today remembered as a patriot and national hero. Their five sons were all naval officers. A noble family line for the mother and father of the author of this poem, Sarah Wallace Perry.WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE, (1774-1833) noted American Naval Commodore, who sunk the British Frigate H.M.S. Java as Commander of U.S.S. Constitution, during the War of 1812. c. 1815 War of 1812 Era, Handwritten Autograph Poem Signed, "Sarah W. Perry" of Newport, Rhode Island, 1 page, undated, measuring 10" x 8," Fine. Boldly penned in brown ink upon period laid paper and easily legible. Some scattered tone where the paper was exposed after having been folded. Entitled "To the American Eagle." This unique manuscript item is of great historical significance and reads, in part:"Fly back to thine eyry, and gaze on the sky, From the shame on thy flag, in scorn turn thine eye - Fly back to thine eyry, and dwell with the sun, For dastards would tarnish what valour hath won. Go! forget when thy country, in danger's dread night, First saw thee emerging to glory and light - When high o'er the wild rage of battle and Sea, Thou waved thy bold pinion unblenching and free..."On May 21, 1803, American Naval Commodore Bainbridge was given command of the ship "Philadelphia" and given orders to join the Mediterranean squadron of Commodore Preble, operating against Tripoli.On October 31, while chasing a Moorish craft into the harbor at Tripoli, the "Philadelphia" ran aground on an uncharted reef, resulting in the capture and detention of Bainbridge and his crew of 315 until a peace was negotiated in June 1805.A naval court of inquiry exonerated Bainbridge from all blame in connection with the loss of the "Philadelphia." We believe that this highly complimentary poem was written after the announcement of the court of inquiry was made and before Commodore Bainbridge was exonerated.

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Trevelyan The American Revolution Part 1-3, Others

Lot 870: Trevelyan The American Revolution Part 1-3, Others

by Main Street Mining Company

April 25, 2015, 10:00 AM CST

Bedford, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: Est. $800 - 1000 Trevelyan, The American Revolution Part 1-3, George The Third Vol. I and Charles Fox. All books are inscribed with owners name. Covers are worn, stained and some staining on pages.

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* John Francis Murphy, (American, 1853-1921), Moonlit Landscape

Lot 160: * John Francis Murphy, (American, 1853-1921), Moonlit Landscape

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: John Francis Murphy (American, 1853-1921) Moonlit Landscape oil on canvas signed Murphy (lower right) 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches.

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CHARLES FRANCIS BROWNE (American, 1859-1920). UNDER THE TREES AT CUSHING ISLAND , PORTLAND HARBOR, MAINE, signed and dated 1895 lower l

Lot 992: CHARLES FRANCIS BROWNE (American, 1859-1920). UNDER THE TREES AT CUSHING ISLAND , PORTLAND HARBOR, MAINE, signed and dated 1895 lower l

by Sloans & Kenyon

April 26, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Chevy Chase, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: CHARLES FRANCIS BROWNE (American, 1859-1920). UNDER THE TREES AT CUSHING ISLAND , PORTLAND HARBOR, MAINE, signed and dated 1895 lower left and titled on verso. Oil on panel - Framed, 10 in. x 14 in.

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Christina Aguilera 2007 Autograph

Lot 1: Christina Aguilera 2007 Autograph

by Rock Legends LTD

April 26, 2015, 2:00 PM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $75 - $150

Description: CHRISTINA AGUILERA (American Singer-Songwriter) 2007 Autographed Card with Photograph. Matted.

Condition Report: Excellent Condition

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Revolutionary War Dated Autograph Letter Regarding the Sloop Defiance

Lot 118: Revolutionary War Dated Autograph Letter Regarding the Sloop Defiance

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,400 - $1,800

Description: American RevolutionRevolutionary War Letter Regarding the Sloop DefianceDecember 13, 1780-Dated Autograph Letter Signed "John Avery", as Secretary to the Governors Council, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Choice Extremely Fine. December 13, 1780-Dated original, authentic, Revolutionary War date Letter written and Signed, "John Avery," as Secretary to the Governors Council. A rare Naval related Letter that brings to light these desparate times of the war. This Letter is well written upon period laid paper in rich brown ink and measures about 7" x 9" in clean condition.The selectmen of the Town of Wareham; county of Plymouth, Massachusetts have (prayer) petitioned the Governors Council for much needed provisions for the destitute town in time of war. The Governors Council, in turn, has given permission to Joshua Gibbs, Master of the Sloop Defiance, to export goods of the State of Massachusetts to the State of Connecticut, "the danger of the seas and enemy excepted" the proceeds of which, he will use to purchase necessary provisions, "for the use of the inhabitants of said town, who are in destitute circumstances".

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1902O Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1086: 1902O Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1902O Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1906 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1093: 1906 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1906 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1906D Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1100: 1906D Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1906D Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1906S Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1107: 1906S Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1906S Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1907 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1114: 1907 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1907 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1909 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1120: 1909 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1909 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1910S Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1127: 1910S Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1910S Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1911 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1134: 1911 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1911 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1912D Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1141: 1912D Barber Silver Half Dollar

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April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

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Description: 1912D Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1912S Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1149: 1912S Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1912S Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1892 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1157: 1892 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1892 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1900O Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1039: 1900O Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1900O Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1900O Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1047: 1900O Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1900O Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1914 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1055: 1914 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1914 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1901 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1063: 1901 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1901 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1901 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1071: 1901 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1901 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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1902 Barber Silver Half Dollar

Lot 1078: 1902 Barber Silver Half Dollar

by Harrison Auctions Inc

April 26, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

FT. MYERS, FL, USA

Description: 1902 Barber Silver Half Dollar

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DIAH MANNING Drum Major of the Commander-in-Chief's Life Guard

Lot 55: DIAH MANNING Drum Major of the Commander-in-Chief's Life Guard

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Autographs1793 Document Signed "DIAH MANNING" ConnecticutDrum Major of the Commander-in-Chief's Life Guard the Continental Army Unit to Protect George WashingtonDIAH MANNING, drummer in the First Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army during the American Revolution.October 24, 1793-Dated, George Washington Presidenial Period, Manuscript Document Signed "Diah Manning," who "beat the drum" for Major Andre's march to the Gallows, a Pay Order, at Norwich (Connecticut), Very Fine. This is a very rare original Manuscript Pay Order Signed, "DIAH MANNING," measuring 5" x 8" with folds, boldly written and easily readable, clear in very nice overall condition.Dian Manning (1760-1815) of Norwich, was a drummer in the First Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. At Valley Forge he was appointed as Drum Major of the Commander-in-Chief's Life Guard, a most prestigious military unit composed of the very best Continental Army soldiers, and charged with the protection of General George Washington. He served in that historic Life Guard unit from 1776-1780. Manning was also one of the attendants of British Major John Andre, during his captivity and trial. He actually "beat the drum" for Major Andre's march to the gallows for execution. In later years, he was well known in Norwich for his close association with George Washington.See Subject: The Commander-In-Chief's Guard - List of known Guards of George Washington (http://www.sons-of-liberty-sar.org/listguards-5.jpg) Transcribed by Janice FarnsworthDiah Manning (1760-1815) - Fifer - Service 1776-1783 - 19th Mass. Reg. - Promoted to Drum Major. A very, very rare signature.

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JOHN TRUMBULL, Historic American Artist and Painter Autograph Letter Signed 1816

Lot 78: JOHN TRUMBULL, Historic American Artist and Painter Autograph Letter Signed 1816

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,400

Description: AutographsAmerican Painter "John Trumbull" Mentions Two Historic Signers of the Declaration of Independence From Connecticut in 1816JOHN TRUMBULL (1756-1843). Historical American Artist and Painter, known as "The Painter of the Revolution" notable for his historical paintings. His painting of the signing of the Declaration of Independence was used on the reverse of the modern two-dollar bill.April 18, 1816-Dated, Autograph Letter Signed, "Jno Trumbull," To his brother, David, in Lebanon (CT), New York, 10" x 8", Choice Extremely Fine. This wonderful Letter reads, in full:"Dear Brother - We send by Capt. Davison to the care of Jonathan, for W. Williams; the favorite little puppy. - James Watson wishes for the other which will be a large Dog. - this is far the most intelligent & playful, and we hope will replace Pompey in the good will of all the Family. - We are happy to hear that Sister & you got safely & pleasantly home & found all friends well there and on your way. - I understand your assistance is wanted in Dusy: & hope we shall see you here again soon. - Will you beg W. Williams to make his decision between Mr. Huntington & myself soon. - I long to have that affair settled. - Mrs. T.(rumble) joins in kindest wishes to Sister & yourself & I am truly yours - Jn. Trumbull"A wonderful, very personal family message with mention of two Signers of the Declaration of Independence, both from Connecticut, William Williams and Samuel Huntington. Very clean and clearly written in dark brown ink, lightly folded, an earlier collector notation at bottom, complete with an integral address leaf to "David Trubull Esq., Lebanon (CT)". A rare, personal letter from "The Painter of The Revolution".John Trumbull served in the Revolution, then studied in London with Benjamin West, under whose tutelage he painted the "Battle of Bunker's Hill" and the "Death of General Montgomery in the Attack of Quebec." Many of his paintings had the most famous and historic Revolutionary War subjects and George Washington sat for him a number of times. He also painted the four Revolutionary War mural scenes which today still decorate the Rotunda of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.. The "W Williams" referred to in the letter was William Williams, Signer of the Declaration of Independence. The affair which Trumbull wanted to settle with Williams may have been a decision on which artist was going to paint Williams' portrait!William Williams (1731-1811) was an American merchant and political leader from Lebanon, Connecticut. He was a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1776, where he signed the Declaration of Independence.Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was a member of the Continental Congress 1774-84; during that time he served on many Revolutionary War committees, Signed the Declaration of Independence, and succeeded John Jay as president of the Congress. He was elected governor of Connecticut in 1786, an office to which he was reelected annually for eleven years.

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Francis William Van Vreeland

Lot 122: Francis William Van Vreeland

by Christiana Auction Gallery

May 7, 2015, 7:00 PM EST

NEWARK, DE, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: (American, 1879-1954) Watercolor on paper, 20th century landscape with animals. Signed lower right. Measures: 25 x 17 inches, framed, DOA: 21 x 13 inches

Condition Report: The overall condition is good. No damage noticed.

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SAM FRANCIS AMERICAN 1923-1994

Lot 142: SAM FRANCIS AMERICAN 1923-1994

by Trinity International Auctions & Appraisals, LLC

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Avon, CT, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $4,000

Description: Untitled, 1963, lithograph in colors, 22 3/16 x 29 3/16 (56.9 x 74.6 cm), pencil signed lower right, Edition 17/20, PROVENANCE: Exhibition label Museum of Modern Art, NY inventory #AP-66-43

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Francis Coates Jones, (American, 1857-1932), The Edge of the Pool

Lot 360: Francis Coates Jones, (American, 1857-1932), The Edge of the Pool

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: Francis Coates Jones (American, 1857-1932) The Edge of the Pool oil on canvas signed Francis C. Jones (lower left) 29 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches.

Condition Report: Under fluorescence, possible inpainting present on basket cloth, lips and lower right quadrant. Slight surface dirt. Otherwise in good, stable condition.

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A Pair of American Silver Toothpick Urns, Reed & Barton, Taunton, MA, 1952, Francis I pattern, the everted rim chased with clusters of

Lot 1217: A Pair of American Silver Toothpick Urns, Reed & Barton, Taunton, MA, 1952, Francis I pattern, the everted rim chased with clusters of

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: A Pair of American Silver Toothpick Urns Reed & Barton, Taunton, MA, 1952 Francis I pattern, the everted rim chased with clusters of fruit and floral sprays marked on bases and with date symbol for 1952 5 ozt 5 dwt Height 2 1/2 inches

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A Group of American Silver Flatware Articles, Reed & Barton, Taunton, MA, First Half 20th Century, Francis I pattern, comprising: 12 bo

Lot 1225: A Group of American Silver Flatware Articles, Reed & Barton, Taunton, MA, First Half 20th Century, Francis I pattern, comprising: 12 bo

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: A Group of American Silver Flatware Articles Reed & Barton, Taunton, MA, First Half 20th Century Francis I pattern, comprising: 12 bouillon spoons 4 dinner knives and 1 lunch knife 17 pieces 11 ozt excluding knives

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Mary Rose signed cover collection. Nice collection of covers comm. The Mary

Lot 38: Mary Rose signed cover collection. Nice collection of covers comm. The Mary

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

May 1, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £10 - £20

Description: Mary Rose signed cover collection. Nice collection of covers comm. The Mary Rose Trust with covers, news clippings. Nine covers autographs include Alec Rose x 2, Claire Francis, Robert Hardy, Sir Eric Drake, Margaret Rule, Alexander McKee, Richard Harrison. Good condition

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Don McLean 'American Pie' Autograph

Lot 98: Don McLean 'American Pie' Autograph

by Rock Legends LTD

April 26, 2015, 2:00 PM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: DON MCLEAN (American Singer and Songwriter) Autographed Card with Photograph. Signed by Don McLean in Black Felt Tip Pen.

Condition Report: Excellent Condition

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c. 1760-80's French & Indian War to Rev War Era, Hand-Forged Spontoon-Spear Head

Lot 120: c. 1760-80's French & Indian War to Rev War Era, Hand-Forged Spontoon-Spear Head

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $450

Description: American Revolution1760-80's Spontoon Head American Revolutionary War Era Hand-Forged In Wrought Ironc. 1760-80's French & Indian War to American Revolutionary War Era, Hand-Forged Spontoon / Spear Head, made of Wrought Iron, Very Fine.circa 1760-80 Spontoon spears head measures approx 15 3/4" long. The piece is from around the American Revolution time period. Hand made out of iron. It is in nice overall condition no cracks in metal.

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Collection of American Silver Coins

Lot 1498: Collection of American Silver Coins

by John McInnis Auctioneers

April 25, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Amesbury, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $40 - $60

Description: Including: 24 pre 1964 Washington quarters, 14 Liberty quarters and a Barber. (2) Kennedy half dollars dated 1964, (2) Franklin half dollars and (6) Walking liberty half dollars. Condition: Good to fair

Condition Report: Good to fair

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Signer FRANCIS HOPKINSON + WILLIAM BINGHAM, Plus JOHN BENEZET

Lot 39: Signer FRANCIS HOPKINSON + WILLIAM BINGHAM, Plus JOHN BENEZET

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: AutographsFrancis Hopkinson Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey & Other Noted AmericansFRANCIS HOPKINSON (1737-1791) & WILLIAM BINGHAM (1752-1804), Plus JOHN BENEZET (see text).Hopkinson was an American Author, was one of the Signer of the Declaration of Independence as a Continental Congress Delegate from New Jersey and helped in the design of the First American National Flag, First graduate of what is now the University of Pennsylvania.William Bingham was an American Statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a Delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788, and later served in the United States Senate from 1795 to 1801 and as President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate.December 31st, 1778-Dated Revolutionary War Period, Partially-Printed Document Signed, "F. Hopkinson" as Continental Congress Treasurer of Loans, Third Bill of Exchange $30 Sight Draft, printed in Turquoise - Blue and Black, Very Choice Extremely Fine. This Continental Treasury form being beautifully printed upon watermarked "UNITED STATES 3" fine quality laid period paper. It is made to "Arthur Lefferts" on interest due on Money borrowed by the United States. This form is made:"To the Commissioner or Commissioners of the United States of America, at Paris. - Countersigned, Tho(mas) Smith - Commissioner of the Continental Loan-Office in the State of Pennsylvania -- (Signed) F(rancis) Hopkinson - Treasr. of Loans."This form is in excellent overall quality having a bold brown signature of Hopkinson measuring over 2.25" long. The blank reverse is endorsed at top by Lefferts, being signed to William Bingham, authorized by John Benezet, and then further endorsed and noted in French on July 13, 1779, Signed by "Wm. Bingham" with his bold signature with a lovely flourish below.John Benezet was a native of Philadelphia and the son of Daniel Benezet, a prominent Philadelphia merchant. Benezet briefly attended the College of Philadelphia in 1757 and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. In 1775, he married Hanna Bingham, and with that, his father gave him £3,000 plus £6,000 in stock to set up an import business. Benezet became active in political affairs, but only briefly. In early 1775, John Benezet served as one of the Secretaries who recorded proceedings at the Pennsylvania Provincial Congress. In August of that year, he was named to Philadelphia's Committee of Correspondence. Two years later, in 1777, the Continental Congress appointed Benezet as Commissioner of Claims in the Treasury Office, later resigned and returned to his business interests. Benezet died in the Winter of 1780-81, when his ship, the Shillelagh, was lost at sea during a voyage to France.Francis Hopkinson, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, signs this Continental Congress Treasury Bill of Exchange, as Treasurer of Loans. Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 - May 9, 1791), an American author, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey.Hopkinson later served as a Federal Judge in Pennsylvania. His supporters believe he played a key role in the design of the First American flag. Francis Hopkinson was born at Philadelphia in 1737, the son of Thomas Hopkinson and Mary Johnson. He became a member of the first class at the College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania) in 1751 and graduated in 1757, receiving his masters degree in 1760, and a doctor in law (honorary) in 1790.He was secretary to a Provincial Council of Pennsylvania Indian commission in 1761 that made a treaty with the Delaware and several Iroquois tribes. In 1763, he was appointed customs collector for Salem, New Jersey. Hopkinson spent from May 1766 to August 1767 in England in hopes of becoming commissioner of customs for North America. Although unsuccessful, he spent time with the future Prime Minister Lord North and his half-brother, the Bishop of Worcester Brownlow North, and painter Benjamin West. After his return, Francis Hopkinson operated a dry goods business in Philadelphia and married Ann Borden on September 1, 1768. They would have five children. Hopkinson obtained a public appointment as a customs collector for New Castle, Delaware on May 1, 1772.He moved to Bordentown, New Jersey in 1774, became an assemblyman for the state's Royal Provincial Council, and was admitted to the New Jersey bar on May 8, 1775. He resigned his crown-appointed positions in 1776 and, on June 22, went on to represent New Jersey in the Second Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence.He departed the Congress on November 30, 1776 to serve on the Navy Board at Philadelphia. As part of the fledgling nation's government, he was Treasurer of the Continental Loan Office in 1778; appointed Judge of the Admiralty Court of Pennsylvania in 1779 and reappointed in 1780 and 1787; and helped ratify the Constitution during the Constitutional Convention in 1787.On September 24, 1789, he was nominated by President George Washington to the newly created position of Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Pennsylvania. He was confirmed by the United States Senate, and received his commission, on September 26, 1789.As a Federal Judge, Hopkinson died in Philadelphia at the age of 53 from a sudden epileptic seizure. He was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia. He was the father of Joseph Hopkinson, member of the United States House of Representatives and Federal judge.

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Colonial America / Revolutionary War Era Wooden Staved Canteen Kravic Collection

Lot 128: Colonial America / Revolutionary War Era Wooden Staved Canteen Kravic Collection

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: American RevolutionAmerican Wooden Canteen from Frank Kravic Collection1770s, Colonial / Revolutionary War Era Wooden Staved Canteen, Choice Very Fine. This superb display quality original Revolutionary War Era America Wooden Canteen measures approximately 9" in diameter x 5.5" tall with beautiful staved wood bands and hand made nails. The initial "A" is carved into the wood and the piece features a wonderful dark rich patina. From the Frank Kravic Collection, co-author of the well known "Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution."

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c. 1775 Revolutionary War Gang Bullet Mold Forged Brass made by Josiah Miller

Lot 132: c. 1775 Revolutionary War Gang Bullet Mold Forged Brass made by Josiah Miller

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $800

Description: American Revolutionc. 1775 Revolutionary War Gang Bullet Mold Forged Brassc. 1775 Revolutionary War-Era, Gang Bullet Mold, Forged Brass, Made by Josiah Miller, With Wooden Handles, Choice Extremely Fine.This original Gang Bullet Mold is 7" long with 2.5" long wooden grips, hinged brass with four mold cavity spaces for different multi-sized balls, the largest of which is 70 caliber and the smallest is 52 caliber. Made by Josiah Miller who made molds for both home and militia use during the war. The initials "IM" prominently Hallmark stamped, (letter "I" was often used as a "J"). Formerly in the Higgins Armory Collection. This scarce type is similar to an example pictured in Neumann's, "Battle Weapons of the American Revolution" (1998), page 21, also see page 190 of "Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution."

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) A group of four engraved folding maps from the 1770s and '80s,

Lot 3: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) A group of four engraved folding maps from the 1770s and '80s,

by Swann Auction Galleries

May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) A group of four engraved folding maps from the 1770s and '80s, depicting events and theaters of the American Revolution, three extracted from the Gentleman's Magazine, the other by William Faden. Roughly 330x410 mm sheet size; condition noted. London, 1775-1780

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Rev War Major General John Sullivan Signed Historic N.H. Military Commission

Lot 72: Rev War Major General John Sullivan Signed Historic N.H. Military Commission

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,600

Description: AutographsRevolutionary War Major General John Sullivan Signed Historic N.H. Military Commission GENERAL JOHN SULLIVAN. American Revolution Major General, captured at Long Island and exchanged, he later wintered at Valley Forge, and later was abandoned by the French Commodore D'Estaing to face the British in battle at Newport, Rhode Island. July 25, 1786-Dated, Partly-Printed Document Signed, "Jno Sullivan" as Governor of New Hampshire, 1 page, 12.5" x 15.5", Durham (NH), with the blank areas filled out in his hand, Very Fine. This original document is appointing Jonathan Rawson as an Aid-de-Camp in the New Hampshire Militia. It has its original, intact official Seal of the State of New Hampshire. There are a few minor marginal tears and chips, with trivial pinholes at fold intersections, overall quite nice in eye appeal. The printed text is dark and clear, attractive for display, not examined out of its simple wooden frame, which measures to 14.25 x 16.5" tall. This very scarce John Sullivan Signed New Hampshire Military Commission ready for display.

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François Antoine de BOISSY-D'ANGLAS

Lot 152: François Antoine de BOISSY-D'ANGLAS

by Autographes Enchères

April 25, 2015, 5:00 PM CET

1252 Meinier, Switzerland

Estimated Price: €140 - €160

Description: French scholar and politician (1756-1826)Autograph document signed "Le Cte. Boissy D'Anglas", 1/2 page, 4to ; Nantes, 12 February 1814. Letterhead with his name and titles. Good condition. Boissy d'Anglas send some documents to the Auditor of the State Council. Amazing politician who managed to be a member of every government from the French Revolution to the Restauration. [History]

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FRANCIS HOPKINSON, 1780 Manuscript Document Signed, Signer of the Declaration

Lot 38: FRANCIS HOPKINSON, 1780 Manuscript Document Signed, Signer of the Declaration

by Early American

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $3,200 - $3,800

Description: AutographsFrancis Hopkinson - Declaration of Independence Signer Upon Continental Congress "Bills on Spain & France"FRANCIS HOPKINSON, Signer of the Declaration of Independence for New Jersey and Designer of the American Flag in 1777.July 11, 1780-Dated Revolutionary War Period, Manuscript Document Signed, "Frans(is) Hopkinson" as Treasurer of Loans for the United States Continental Congress, Very Fine. Hopkinson's 4" long signature is in dark brown ink, this document measuring 8.25" x 6.75" being custom framed and matted along with a 8" x 6" portrait engraving and a separate typed biography, to an overall size of 16" x 28.5".Unique, highly important United States Revolutionary War Loan Office Financial Document directly mentioning Loan Certificates on Spain and France from their respective governments. It lists the number and denominations of various "Bills on Spain & France," being Loan Office Certificates made out for America's various states during the Revolutionary War period. This Document has an integral envelope on the other side and is addressed to Thomas Harwood, who was the United States Commissary of Loans for Maryland.It is also docketed on that side, "Bills on Spain & France" (the reverse is hidden by the display and this lot is accompanied by a full color copy for reference). The loan certificate denominations and the number of certificates that are listed by Hopkinson appear quite huge, being 100, 300, 500 etc. and are apparently listing certificates "No. 1" for each denomination grouping totaling to 5,000! There are a couple of minor repairs to some edges, and the wax seal tear created upon the original opening of this document is restored affecting a few notations. Overall, this historic American fiscal document is beautifully framed for display.Francis Hopkinson, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, here signs this historic Bill of Exchange as United States Treasurer of Loans. Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 - May 9, 1791), an American author, was one of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey.He later served as a federal judge in Pennsylvania. His supporters believe he played a key role in the design of the first American flag. Francis Hopkinson was born at Philadelphia in 1737, the son of Thomas Hopkinson and Mary Johnson. He became a member of the first class at the College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania) in 1751 and graduated in 1757, receiving his masters degree in 1760, and a doctor in law (honorary) in 1790.He was secretary to a Provincial Council of Pennsylvania Indian commission in 1761 that made a treaty with the Delaware and several Iroquois tribes. In 1763, he was appointed customs collector for Salem, New Jersey. Hopkinson spent from May 1766 to August 1767 in England in hopes of becoming commissioner of customs for North America. Although unsuccessful, he spent time with the future Prime Minister Lord North and his half-brother, the Bishop of Worcester Brownlow North, and painter Benjamin West. After his return, Francis Hopkinson operated a dry goods business in Philadelphia and married Ann Borden on September 1, 1768. They would have five children. Hopkinson obtained a public appointment as a customs collector for New Castle, Delaware on May 1, 1772.He moved to Bordentown, New Jersey in 1774, became an assemblyman for the state's Royal Provincial Council, and was admitted to the New Jersey bar on May 8, 1775. He resigned his crown-appointed positions in 1776 and, on June 22, went on to represent New Jersey in the Second Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence.He departed the Congress on November 30, 1776 to serve on the Navy Board at Philadelphia. As part of the fledgling nation's government, he was Treasurer of the Continental Loan Office in 1778; appointed Judge of the Admiralty Court of Pennsylvania in 1779 and reappointed in 1780 and 1787; and helped ratify the Constitution during the Constitutional Convention in 1787.On September 24, 1789, he was nominated by President George Washington to the newly created position of Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Pennsylvania. He was confirmed by the United States Senate, and received his commission, on September 26, 1789.As a Federal Judge, Hopkinson died in Philadelphia at the age of 53 from a sudden epileptic seizure. He was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia. He was the father of Joseph Hopkinson, member of the United States House of Representatives and Federal Judge.

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