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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--HISTORY.) Leaf from the memoir of a Boston-area clergyman describing the events leading up to Bunker Hill.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--HISTORY.) Leaf from the memoir of a Boston-area clergyman describing the events leading up to Bunker Hill. 2 manuscript pages, 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches; disbound, minor wear. (MRS) Np, undated

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WEBSTER, NOAH. A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: WEBSTER, NOAH. A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language. xxiii, [1], 408 pages. 12mo, contemporary calf, moderate wear; moderate foxing, wear and repairs to leaf F3, a few manuscript notes on final page. New Haven, CT, 1806

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(CUBA.) Provincia de Matanzas, Termino Municipal de Cárdenas: Registro de Patrocinados.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (CUBA.) Provincia de Matanzas, Termino Municipal de Cárdenas: Registro de Patrocinados. [1], 44 manuscript leaves. Oblong folio, modern gilt; minor worming, last leaf quite worn, all tastefully repaired. Cárdenas, 1880-83

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(VENEZUELA.) Páez, José Antonio. Letter written shortly before assuming the presidency.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: (VENEZUELA.) Páez, José Antonio. Letter written shortly before assuming the presidency. Letter Signed to Colonel Rafael Mora in Barinas. One page, 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, plus integral address leaf; minimal wear. Caracas, 15 December 1829

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1776.) [Paine, Thomas.] Common Sense, Addressed to the Inhabitants of America

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1776.) [Paine, Thomas.] Common Sense, Addressed to the Inhabitants of America bound with, as issued, the reply by Candidus [James Chalmers] titled Plain Truth: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America. [4], 54, [4], 47, [1] pages. 8vo, contemporary 1/4 sheep, worn, front board detached; tear in leaf A4 of Plain Truth affecting one letter, edges tinted red. London: J. Almon, 1776

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(MASSACHUSETTS.) [Porter, John.] A Bridgewater minister's almanac diary.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (MASSACHUSETTS.) [Porter, John.] A Bridgewater minister's almanac diary. 12 manuscript pages interleaved with 6 printed leaves of Nathanael Ames's Astronomical Diary for 1748. Small 8vo, stitched; lacking almanac title page and final leaf, moderate edge wear with slight loss of text to first leaf. Vp, January to December 1748

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(MEXICO.) Extensive estate file of Puebla merchant Francisco Ruicabo.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (MEXICO.) Extensive estate file of Puebla merchant Francisco Ruicabo. 60 manuscript leaves (most double-sided) plus 2 unnumbered partial leaves and several blanks. Folio, stitched; minor wear, a bit of dampstaining, leaf 55 cropped. Puebla de los Angeles and elsewhere, 1578-9

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(EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS.) Group of early American almanacs.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS.) Group of early American almanacs. 19 volumes. 12mo, stitched, various sizes and conditions. Vp, 1731-1805

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(VERMONT.) Extract of Minutes of Council of New York relating to the Eastern Boundaries.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (VERMONT.) Extract of Minutes of Council of New York relating to the Eastern Boundaries. Manuscript signed by secretary George Banyar. 6 pages on 3 sheets, 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, plus a blank docket leaf, all bound with ribbon; folds, minor edge wear. (MRS) [New York], 16 May 1753

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(NEW YORK.) Fragment of a ledger for Erie Canal construction laborers.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (NEW YORK.) Fragment of a ledger for Erie Canal construction laborers. 42 manuscript pages (pages 50-71, 165-166, 217-227, plus 7 unnumbered pages). 4to, disbound; moderate wear, one leaf badly chipped. Np, April 1821-March 1822

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(FURNITURE-MAKING.) Widdifield, John. Manuscript furniture designs by an early 18th-century Philadelphia joiner.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: (FURNITURE-MAKING.) Widdifield, John. Manuscript furniture designs by an early 18th-century Philadelphia joiner. 68 manuscript pages by John Widdifield, plus a few later memoranda by other family members from 1762 to 1865, irregularly paginated through 126 with numerous blanks. 8vo, contemporary polished calf gilt, minor wear, lacking clasp; lacking front free endpaper, three leaves, and part of 93-94, fourth leaf detached, contents generally strong and legible; signed by Widdifield on front pastedown and elsewhere. England and Philadelphia, circa 1700-20

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(BIBLE IN MASSACHUSETT). Pair of leaves from the first Bible printed in America.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (BIBLE IN MASSACHUSETT). Pair of leaves from the first Bible printed in America. Each 7 x 5 1/2 inches; disbound, worn at edges, dampstained, Thessalonians leaf with partially repaired closed tear through text. (MRS) [Cambridge, MA, 1661-63]

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(PERU.) León Pinelo, Antonio de. Vida del . . . Toribio Alfonso Mogrovejo, Arcobispo de la Ciudad de los Reyes Lima.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (PERU.) León Pinelo, Antonio de. Vida del . . . Toribio Alfonso Mogrovejo, Arcobispo de la Ciudad de los Reyes Lima. Engraved title page. [38 of 44], 421 pages. 4to, early vellum, minor wear; lacking frontispiece portrait and leaves a2, b2-3, and Eee4, a few leaves remargined including title, front hinge split, minor worming, a few early manuscript notes. [Madrid], 1653

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(VIRGINIA.) The Acts of Assembly, Now in Force, in the Colony of Virginia.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (VIRGINIA.) The Acts of Assembly, Now in Force, in the Colony of Virginia. 577 pages. Folio, later calf, worn; title page in facsimile, first leaf soiled and slightly defective, moderate foxing, leaf Xx1 missing upper corner with slight loss of text; later pencil signatures of George W. Richardson and other notes on several pages. Evans 11511. Williamsburg, VA, 1769

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(CIVIL WAR--MAINE.) Hall, George L. Diary of a regimental band member at Malvern Hill and Second Bull Run.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: "THE FIELD OF BATTLE A HORRID SCENE' (CIVIL WAR--MAINE.) Hall, George L. Diary of a regimental band member at Malvern Hill and Second Bull Run. 257 manuscript diary pages plus 3 pages of memoranda. 16mo, original calf, minor wear; minor dampstaining, one leaf detached; signed twice on front free endpaper. Vp, 1 January to 14 September 1862

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(WAR OF 1812.) Haile, William H. Some Incidents and Circumstances Witnessed . . . in the Course of His Life.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (WAR OF 1812.) Haile, William H. Some Incidents and Circumstances Witnessed . . . in the Course of His Life. [32] manuscript pages on 16 disbound folio leaves, apparently lacking pages 5-6; vertical fold, moderate wear to first leaf, vertical fold throughout. (MRS) [Plattsburgh, NY], January 1859 (see page 23)

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Stearns, Samuel. The North-American's Almanack, and Gentleman's and Lady's Diary, for . . . 1776.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Stearns, Samuel. The North-American's Almanack, and Gentleman's and Lady's Diary, for . . . 1776. [24] pages. 12mo, stitched; uncut, foxing and dampstaining, moderate wear, final leaf defective with loss of perhaps 5% of the text. Worcester, MA: Isaiah Thomas, et al., [1775]

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(BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. [463] pages. 8vo, lacking boards, needs binding; moderate wear, foxing, cello tape repairs to flyleaf and final leaf; early owner's inscription on flyleaf. Evans 20968; Felcone, New Jersey Printing 483; Hills 17. Trenton, NJ: Isaac Collins, 1788

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[PENN, WILLIAM.] [No Cross, No Crown: or Several Sober Reasons against Hat-Honour, Titular-Respects . . . and Recreations.]

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: [PENN, WILLIAM.] [No Cross, No Crown: or Several Sober Reasons against Hat-Honour, Titular-Respects . . . and Recreations.] [8], 5-21, 17-104 pages. 4to, early paneled calf, worn; lacking title page and final 4 leaves, soiling to leaf A2, corner tears to A5 and C4 with substantial loss of text; bound with other tracts as described below; Earl of Macclesfield's 1860 armorial bookplate on front pastedown. [London: Sowle, 1669]

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(NEW YORK--NIAGARA.) Album of engravings, handbills, photographs, and manuscripts relating to Niagara Falls.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (NEW YORK--NIAGARA.) Album of engravings, handbills, photographs, and manuscripts relating to Niagara Falls. 75 items, including 13 small engraved views, 5 photographs, 5 manuscripts, and a variety of printed ephemera, most of it illustrated, all laid into a sleeved ring binder; condition generally strong. From the collection of Karl Schmutzler. Vp, 1800-1926

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(MAINE.) A broadside, pamphlet, and manuscript relating to Maine statehood.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (MAINE.) A broadside, pamphlet, and manuscript relating to Maine statehood. Various sizes, condition generally strong. (MRS) Vp, 1816-21

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(COLORADO.) [Harrington, Charles E.] Summering in Colorado.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (COLORADO.) [Harrington, Charles E.] Summering in Colorado. 10 mounted albumen photographs by Collier. [1], 158, [4] pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth gilt, moderate wear and soiling; repair to second ad leaf, minor foxing and offsetting from photos. Denver, CO, 1874

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(CONNECTICUT.) The New-London Gazette.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (CONNECTICUT.) The New-London Gazette. Number 272. 4 pages, 13 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches, on one folding sheet, unbound; second leaf worn with loss of several words, subscriber's name inked in margin. (MRS) New London, CT, 27 January 1769

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(FLORIDA.) The Floridian, No. 40, Vol. I.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (FLORIDA.) The Floridian, No. 40, Vol. I. 4 pages, 20 1/2 x 13 inches, on 2 sheets; tape repair to first leaf, third page slightly cropped. Pensacola, FL, 1 June 1822

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(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Abraham Lincoln's Record on the Slavery Question.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Abraham Lincoln's Record on the Slavery Question. 16 pages. 8vo, unbound; folds, first leaf detached, moderate wear, minor dampstaining on fore-edge. [Baltimore, MD, 1860]

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NEAL, DANIEL. The History of New-England, Containing an Impartial Account of the Civil and Ecclesiastical Affairs of the Country.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: NEAL, DANIEL. The History of New-England, Containing an Impartial Account of the Civil and Ecclesiastical Affairs of the Country. Folding map. [2], vi, vi, [2], 392; [4], 380, [15] pages. 2 volumes. 8vo, later polished calf, worn; rehinged, minor foxing, early repair to leaf II:B8; bookplates on front pastedowns, later inscription on first front free endpaper. (MRS) London, 1747

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(VERMONT.) Butterfield, Benjamin, et al. Letter protesting Vermont’s disunion with New York.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (VERMONT.) Butterfield, Benjamin, et al. Letter protesting Vermont's disunion with New York. Letter Signed by Benjamin Butterfield, Samuel Knight, Israel Smith, James Blakslee, and Micah Townshend of Brattleboro to 'Freeholders and Inhabitants of Springfield' in Vermont. 2 pages, 7 1/2 x 6 inches, plus integral address leaf without postal markings; lacking blank lower panel of address leaf, tape repairs to a separation at one fold, minor wear and soiling. With typed transcript. (MRS) Brattleboro, VT, 4 March 1778

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(DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.) Certificate for a contribution to the Washington National Monument Society.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.) Certificate for a contribution to the Washington National Monument Society. Engraved certificate, 7 x 10 1/2 inches, completed in manuscript for donor William L. Ward, with printed signatures of Zachary Taylor and others, and manuscript signature of the agent; two chips and a small ink burn on the lower edge. Baltimore, 1849 or 1850

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(VERMONT.) Manuscript minutes of five school districts in Windsor and West Windsor, Vermont.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (VERMONT.) Manuscript minutes of five school districts in Windsor and West Windsor, Vermont. 5 volumes. Folio, various contemporary bindings, moderate wear. (MRS) Vermont, 1787-1893

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--PRELUDE.) The Speeches of His Excellency Governor Hutchinson, to the General Assembly of the Massachusetts-Bay.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--PRELUDE.) The Speeches of His Excellency Governor Hutchinson, to the General Assembly of the Massachusetts-Bay. 126 pages. 8vo, disbound; minor foxing and dampstaining, lacking bottom corner of leaf K4 with slight loss of text, errata corrected in ink; partial early owner's signature on title page. (MRS) Boston: Edes & Gill, 1773

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Bradford, Anthony. Letter from a Connecticut soldier at the Siege of Boston.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Bradford, Anthony. Letter from a Connecticut soldier at the Siege of Boston. Autograph Letter Signed to father James Bradford in Plainfield, CT. 2 pages, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches, plus integral address leaf without postal markings; worn at folds with archival repairs along center fold, no loss of text. (MRS) Roxbury, MA, 22 August 1775

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1779.) [Morris, Gouverneur.] Observations on the American Revolution.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1779.) [Morris, Gouverneur.] Observations on the American Revolution. [2], 122 pages. 8vo, later 1/4 calf, worn, joints broken; lacking half-title and final blank, early attribution to Morris on title and first page, additional inked page numbers, missing part of final leaf with loss of a few words; library bookplate and release stamp on front pastedown. (MRS) Philadelphia: Styner and Cist, 1779

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1780.) Russell's American Almanack for the Year of our Redemption, 1780.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: INCLUDES ETHAN ALLEN'S CAPTIVITY ACCOUNT (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1780.) Russell's American Almanack for the Year of our Redemption, 1780. Woodcut portrait of Ethan Allen on the title, illustrations of eclipse and astrological man within. [24] pages. 12mo, stitched; minor wear, minor staining and a few early ink marks, trimming to fore-edge just touching text on final leaf. (MRS) Danvers, MA: E. Russell, [1779]

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(CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) General Orders No. 3 . . . An Act to Provide for the Appointment of a General in Chief.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) General Orders No. 3 . . . An Act to Provide for the Appointment of a General in Chief. One printed page, 7 3/4 x 5 inches, plus integral blank leaf, signed in type by Samuel Cooper as adjutant; minor toning, faint inked "Rebel Archives" stamp as usual. (MRS) Richmond, VA, 6 February 1865

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(EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINT.) Dummer, Jeremiah. A Defence of the New-England Charters.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINT.) Dummer, Jeremiah. A Defence of the New-England Charters. [4], 43 pages. 8vo, disbound; early signature excised from upper margin of title page, final leaf trimmed to text (with loss of tailpiece) and laid down. (MRS) Boston: B. Green, 1745

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(MEDICINE.) Rush, Benjamin. Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind.  1812

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (MEDICINE.) Rush, Benjamin. Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind. [iii]-367 pages plus initial blank leaf; lacking the 2 ad leaves at end. 8vo, modern 1/4 morocco; foxing, minor marginal repairs to a few leaves including title; early owner's pencil signature on title. Philadelphia, 1812

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(PENNSYLVANIA.) Gallatin, Albert. The Speech . . . Touching the Validity of the Elections Held in the Four Western Counties

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (PENNSYLVANIA.) Gallatin, Albert. The Speech . . . Touching the Validity of the Elections Held in the Four Western Counties of the State. 66 pages. 8vo, stitched; foxing to outer leaves, inner margins tastefully reinforced, final leaf missing top margin and filled (just touching text). (MRS) Philadelphia, 1795

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(QUAKERS.) Bishop, George. New England Judged, the Second Part, being a Relation of the Cruel and Bloody Sufferings

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: (QUAKERS.) Bishop, George. New England Judged, the Second Part, being a Relation of the Cruel and Bloody Sufferings of the People called Quakers in . . . Massachusetts. Volume II (of 2) only. 147 pages. Small 4to, modern boards; lacking 6 leaves (title, D1-4, final leaf) with facsimiles bound in, minor dampstaining, tightly trimmed. London, 1667

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(UTAH.) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (UTAH.) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. 460 pages. 8vo, contemporary 1/4 sheep, worn, front board detached; moderate dampstaining, hole in leaf 19:1 with loss of a few words. (MRS) Salt Lake City, UT: Joseph Cain, 1855

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(WAR OF 1812.) Follet, Samuel, Junior. Letter describing the mood in Baltimore as the British advanced.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: "BALTIMORE TREMBLES TO ITS CENTRE AND AWAITS ITS DOOM" (WAR OF 1812.) Follet, Samuel, Junior. Letter describing the mood in Baltimore as the British advanced. Autograph Letter Signed to father Samuel Follet in Worthington, MA. One page, 10 x 8 inches, plus integral address leaf with Baltimore postmark; moderate foxing, minor wear. (MRS) Baltimore, 25 August 1814

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(WEST.) Emory, William H. Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri to San Diego, in California.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (WEST.) Emory, William H. Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri to San Diego, in California. 5 maps, 64 lithographed plates. 614 pages. Thick 8vo, binder's cloth with original spine label, moderate wear, restitched internally, leaf 11:1 detached, 8-inch repaired tear to one map; early gift inscription and inked stamp on flyleaf. House Document, 30th Congress, 1st Session, Exec. Doc. 41. (MRS) Washington, 1848

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(MEXICO.) Clavigero, Francesco Saverio. The History of Mexico. Collected from Spanish and Mexican Historians.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (MEXICO.) Clavigero, Francesco Saverio. The History of Mexico. Collected from Spanish and Mexican Historians. 2 folding maps, 25 engraved plates, table. [2], xxxii, [4], 474 (of 476), 441-444; [2], 463 pages. 2 volumes. 4to, later 1/2 morocco, minor wear; first map torn and laid down on linen, minor dampstaining and foxing, lacking final leaf of Volume I; early owner's signatures on title pages, American Catholic Historical Society bookplates on front pastedowns, other library markings. London, 1787

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--PRELUDE.) Hewes, Josiah. Letter instructing his fellow merchants to resist the Tea Act.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: "BRING NO MORE TEA LEAGALY IMPORTED FROM ENGLAND" (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--PRELUDE.) Hewes, Josiah. Letter instructing his fellow merchants to resist the Tea Act. Autograph Letter Signed to Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, RI. One page, 12 x 7 1/4 inches, plus integral address leaf, marked as delivered "pr the Betsy Wightman"; minimal dampstaining, small seal tear on address leaf. Philadelphia, 16 and 18 October 1773

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(NEW HAMPSHIRE.) [Thayer, Ebenezer.] Group of 3 manuscript sermons by a Hampton minister.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (NEW HAMPSHIRE.) [Thayer, Ebenezer.] Group of 3 manuscript sermons by a Hampton minister. 17, 23, 3 pages. 3 volumes. 12mo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), unbound; condition strong. Hampton, NH, 1786-91 and undated

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(VERMONT.) Large collection of Vermont manuscripts and ephemera.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: (VERMONT.) Large collection of Vermont manuscripts and ephemera. Several hundred items (2 linear feet), various sizes and conditions. (MRS) Vp, 1780s to circa 1900

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(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Hastings, Susannah Willard Johnson. A Narrative of the Captivity of Mrs. Johnson.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: PRESENTATION COPY FROM MRS. JOHNSON'S GRANDDAUGHTER (AMERICAN INDIANS.) Hastings, Susannah Willard Johnson. A Narrative of the Captivity of Mrs. Johnson. 144 pages. 12mo, 20th-century 3/4 morocco; small hole in title page, moderate foxing, minor dampstaining; presentation inscription on flyleaf. (MRS) Windsor, VT: Alden Spooner, 1807

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Grant, Alexander. Letter from a British corporal in occupied Boston.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Grant, Alexander. Letter from a British corporal in occupied Boston. Autograph Letter Signed to his father, 2 pages, 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, plus integral address leaf; address panel badly stained and soiled, with an inked postal marking still visible, otherwise moderate dampstaining and wear. (MRS) Boston, 19 August 1775

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1778.) Gray, Samuel. Letter warning a commissary officer of the imminent arrival of thousands of hungry troops.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER? (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1778.) Gray, Samuel. Letter warning a commissary officer of the imminent arrival of thousands of hungry troops. Autograph Letter Signed as Deputy Commissary of Issues, to Captain Asa Waterman, Assistant Commissary of Purchases in Providence, RI. 2 pages, 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, plus integral address leaf on one folding sheet; minor wear along center fold touching one word, separation along one fold of address panel only. (MRS) Camp White Plains, NY, 30 July 1778

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(ARCTIC.) Ross, John, Sir. A Voyage of Discovery . . . for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay,

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (ARCTIC.) Ross, John, Sir. A Voyage of Discovery . . . for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Inquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage. 3 folding maps, 24 (of 25) plates (including 13 hand-colored), 3 folding tables preceded by an engraved leaf of explanatory text. [6], xxxix, [1], 252, cxliv pages. 4to, modern library cloth, moderate wear; foxing, page wear, intermittent soiling, first map and title page laid down on paper, a few tears, lacking errata slip and the Xeme plate in the appendix; later owner's signature on verso of first map, inked St. Charles Borromeo Seminary stamps on front pastedown and title page. London, 1819

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(COLORADO) [Chamberlain, William G.; et al.] Album of Colorado views and Indian portraits.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: (COLORADO) [Chamberlain, William G.; et al.] Album of Colorado views and Indian portraits. 147 albumen photographs and 4 engravings, various sizes up to 10 x 13 inches, on 44 heavy mounts, most with calligraphic caption tags. Bound in an oblong folio album (15 x 18 inches), original morocco gilt, worn, front cover detached, backstrip mostly perished; a few leaves detached or unbound, one leaf half-sized, contents generally well-preserved with only minor edge wear to mounts. Vp, circa 1868-1900

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