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(VENEZUELA.) Soublette, Carlos. Group of military letters signed by the revolutionary and future president of Venezuela.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (VENEZUELA.) Soublette, Carlos. Group of military letters signed by the revolutionary and future president of Venezuela. 3 Letters Signed as deputy chief of Simón Bolívar's general staff in the revolutionary army, to Brigadier General Tomás Montilla (1787-1822). Each one page, 8 x 6 1/2 inches, plus integral address leaf; each docketed in the left margin, with small tape stain, otherwise minor wear; the last two letters are on "Exercito Libertador de Venezuela" letterhead. Angostura (now Ciudad Bolívar), 6, 8, and 16 November 1817

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(CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) Bills, Lafayette. Letter from a newly enlisted Kentucky soldier.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: "TO LIVE OR DIE IN THE SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY" (CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) Bills, Lafayette. Letter from a newly enlisted Kentucky soldier. Autograph Letter Signed to his uncle. 2 pages, 8 x 5 1/4 inches; trimmed on left edge, small hole in text area. Camp Boone, TN, 9 September 1861

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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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(PRESIDENTS--1868.) Barlow, Samuel L.M. An newspaper man's letters on the Johnson impeachment and Grant campaign.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (PRESIDENTS--1868.) Barlow, Samuel L.M. An newspaper man's letters on the Johnson impeachment and Grant campaign. 30 Autograph Letters Signed to reporter Jerome B. Stillson, each letter being 4to or 8vo, condition generally strong with short tears to a few letters. (MRS) New York, January to September 1868

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(CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Fair for the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Fair for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Illustrated printed circular letter, signed in type by Andrew G. Curtin and 50 others. 2 pages, 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, on one folding sheet; minimal wear. Philadelphia: King & Baird, 23 May 1865

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(CIVIL WAR--ILLINOIS.) Bush, Elliot N. and Henry M. Letters of two brothers at Vicksburg and the Red River Campaign.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR--ILLINOIS.) Bush, Elliot N. and Henry M. Letters of two brothers at Vicksburg and the Red River Campaign. 6 Autograph Letters Signed (4 by Elliot, 2 by Henry) to parents; various sizes, minor wear, separations at folds on one letter. (MRS) Vp, 1862-64

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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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(CALIFORNIA.) Todd, Charles H. Letter describing the business dealings of Gold Rush millionaire Sam Brannan.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CALIFORNIA.) Todd, Charles H. Letter describing the business dealings of Gold Rush millionaire Sam Brannan. Autograph Letter Signed to friend S.A. Brimblecorn of Grafton, MA. 3 pages, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, on a folding sheet, with address panel on final blank bearing red inked postmark 'San Francisco 15 Jul 40'; minimal wear. (MRS) San Francisco, CA, 13 July 1850

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(CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Winans, Jacob S. Letter describing the Battle of Bristoe Station.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Winans, Jacob S. Letter describing the Battle of Bristoe Station. Autograph Letter Signed to father Isaac Winans. 4 pages, 8 x 5 inches, on one folding sheet; three later ink marks in text. With stamped envelope bearing a Washington postmark. Near Fairfax Court House, VA, 18 October 1863

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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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(VENEZUELA.) Mahy, Nicolás de. A dramatic letter from the war for Venezuelan independence.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (VENEZUELA.) Mahy, Nicolás de. A dramatic letter from the war for Venezuelan independence. Autograph Letter Signed as Captain-General of Cuba to the Superintendant of the Army. 14 pages on 4 folding sheets; stitch holes; docketed on first page. Havana, 19 June 1822

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(CIVIL WAR--MARYLAND.) Letters to a Baltimore woman from Stanton, Wool, and a general's wife regarding her secessionist husband and so

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (CIVIL WAR--MARYLAND.) Letters to a Baltimore woman from Stanton, Wool, and a general's wife regarding her secessionist husband and son. 3 letters, various sizes, condition strong. Vp, 1862-63

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(SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING.) Fithian, Edwin. Letters written from the fleet which made the first failed effort at a trans-Atlantic telegr

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: 'THE GRAND FAILURE WE HAVE MADE IN LAYING THE TELEGRAPH" (SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING.) Fithian, Edwin. Letters written from the fleet which made the first failed effort at a trans-Atlantic telegraph cable. 6 Autograph Letters Signed to his parents, plus two unsigned partial letters, each 4 to 8 pages in length; condition generally strong. (MRS) Vp, June 1857 to March 1858

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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

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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

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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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(CIVIL WAR.) [Noble], William H. Long colonel's letter with an illustration of brigade headquarters in Jacksonville.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR.) [Noble], William H. Long colonel's letter with an illustration of brigade headquarters in Jacksonville. Autograph Letter Signed 'William' as colonel of the 17th Connecticut Infantry, to his wife. 16 pages, 10 x 8 inches, on 4 folding sheets stitched together; condition strong though the handwriting is difficult. Headquarters, 1st Brigade, Ames Division, [Jacksonville, FL], 8 March 1864

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(CIVIL WAR--MAP.) [Ordway, Moses M.] Three letters by a Massachusetts soldier, including his map of the Siege of Suffolk.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (CIVIL WAR--MAP.) [Ordway, Moses M.] Three letters by a Massachusetts soldier, including his map of the Siege of Suffolk. Autograph Letters (two signed as M.M. Ordway) to his brother Francis M. Ordway of West Amesbury, MA. Various sizes; minor foxing. With the three original mailing envelopes, one stamped, two franked by the regimental chaplain, and two postmarked (Norfolk and Washington). Virginia, 7 April to 15 May 1863

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(CIVIL WAR--MASSACHUSETTS.) Circular letter accusing Colonel P.R. Guiney of cowardice.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR--MASSACHUSETTS.) Circular letter accusing Colonel P.R. Guiney of cowardice. Letterpress broadside, 12 x 6 1/4 inches; folds, minor wear on bottom edge. Harrison's Landing, Va. [Boston, MA?], 31 July 1862

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WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Contemporary copy of Washington's important letter to General John Thomas.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: "EVERY POST OUGHT TO BE DEEMED HONORABLE IN WHICH A MAN CAN SERVE HIS COUNTRY" WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Contemporary copy of Washington's important letter to General John Thomas. 4 manuscript pages, 12 1/4 x 8 inches, in an unknown hand on one folding sheet; separations at folds with archival tape repairs. (MRS) Cambridge, MA, 23 July 1775

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(WYOMING.) Pair of substantial letters from Wyoming officials regarding the territory's tempestuous politics.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (WYOMING.) Pair of substantial letters from Wyoming officials regarding the territory's tempestuous politics. Autograph Letters Signed from John M. Thayer as territorial governor and Gilbert Adams as former United States Marshal to United States Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont. 13 and 2 pages; condition strong. (MRS) Cheyenne and Laramie, WY, 25 September and 12 October 1875

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(CIVIL WAR.) Smith, Edward Parmelee. Letter describing a fruitless meeting with the quite intimidating General Sherman.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR.) Smith, Edward Parmelee. Letter describing a fruitless meeting with the quite intimidating General Sherman. Letter Signed as "Edw. P. Smith" to "My dear brother." 3 pages, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, on one folding sheet; folds, minimal wear. Nashville, TN, 26 April 1864

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(CUBA.) Mena, Miguel de; and Juan Nepomuceno Zamora. Letter seeking relief for Baracoa in the wake of a devastating hurricane.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CUBA.) Mena, Miguel de; and Juan Nepomuceno Zamora. Letter seeking relief for Baracoa in the wake of a devastating hurricane. Document Signed, contemporary manuscript copy signed by Mena and Nepomuceno. 18 pages, 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches, on 9 detached leaves of sealed paper; stitch holes, moderate foxing. Baracoa, Cuba, 6 November 1815

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(NEW JERSEY.) Call for a minister to take charge of the Fairfield Presbyterian Church.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (NEW JERSEY.) Call for a minister to take charge of the Fairfield Presbyterian Church. Manuscript letter signed by 114 parishioners to the Rev. William Hollinshead. 2 pages, 13 x 8, on one folding sheet split into 4 sections; full separations at folds, worn, browned. Fairfield, NJ, 21 April 1773

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(CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Cory, Nathan E. Letters of a foul-mouthed and politically incorrect sergeant from western Pennsylvania.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: (CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Cory, Nathan E. Letters of a foul-mouthed and politically incorrect sergeant from western Pennsylvania. 27 Autograph Letters Signed to his sister Eliza J. Bailey and her husband Peter Bailey of Irish Ripple, PA (a post office in Wampum Township); various sizes and conditions; 4 on patriotic letterhead, all but one with original envelopes, many of them stamped. Vp, 1861-63

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(ALASKA.) Morris, William Gouverneur. Letter describing the dire state of civil government in the Department of Alaska.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (ALASKA.) Morris, William Gouverneur. Letter describing the dire state of civil government in the Department of Alaska. Autograph Letter Signed on official letterhead to Clarence E. Ash of Blackfoot, ID; minor foxing, adhesive stain on verso. (MRS) Sitka, AK, 19 September 1883

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(CIVIL WAR.) Nicolay, John G. Letter recommending a private to take command of a regiment of colored troops.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR.) Nicolay, John G. Letter recommending a private to take command of a regiment of colored troops. Autograph Letter Signed, "Jno.G. Nicolay," as Abraham Lincoln's private secretary, to Brigadier General Lorenzo Thomas. 2 pages, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, on one sheet of Executive Mansion letterhead; minor wear and toning, three short repairs on verso. Washington, 18 May 1863

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(CIVIL WAR.) Tidball, John C. Letter describing the fall of Richmond and his role at Fort Stedman.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CIVIL WAR.) Tidball, John C. Letter describing the fall of Richmond and his role at Fort Stedman. Autograph Letter Signed as Major General to Sally Satterlee of New York City. 4 pages, 8 x 5 inches, on one folding sheet; minimal wear. Artillery Brigade, 9th Corps [Richmond, VA], 3 April 1865

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(CIVIL WAR--INDIANA.) Patterson, Egbert. Letters of a cavalryman in Tennessee and Vicksburg.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (CIVIL WAR--INDIANA.) Patterson, Egbert. Letters of a cavalryman in Tennessee and Vicksburg. 4 Autograph Letters Signed to his mother and sister; various sizes, generally minor wear. (MRS) Vp, May 1864 to April 1865

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(CIVIL WAR--NAVY.) Giles, Henry C. Letter from aboard the USS Niphon describing the destruction of two Confederate blockade runners.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR--NAVY.) Giles, Henry C. Letter from aboard the USS Niphon describing the destruction of two Confederate blockade runners. Autograph Letter Signed to brother, 3 pages, 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, on one folding sheet; minor wear. (MRS) Off Wilmington, NC, 5 October 1864

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(MISSOURI.) Knaus, Daniel. Letter from an early settler of central Missouri.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (MISSOURI.) Knaus, Daniel. Letter from an early settler of central Missouri. Autograph Letter Signed to friend Simon Ruply of Greencastle, PA, 2 pages plus integral address leaf but no postal markings; minor wear at folds; accompanied by typed transcript. (MRS) Franklin, MO, 1 January 1818

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [Williams?], George Morton. Letter discussing one of John Brown's spears--and his face.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [Williams?], George Morton. Letter discussing one of John Brown's spears--and his face. Autograph Letter Signed as "George" to unknown recipient. 8 octavo pages on 2 folding sheets; just a bit of glue residue from mounting. Culpeper Court House, VA, 25 October 1859

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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

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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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(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

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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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(ARIZONA.) Aumack, James. Pair of vivid letters from a soldier at what became Fort Apache.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (ARIZONA.) Aumack, James. Pair of vivid letters from a soldier at what became Fort Apache. Autograph Letters Signed to sister in Iowa. 6 pages on 8 x 5 inches, on 2 folding leaves; separations at folds, doodles and a small Iowa map on the blank pages. (MRS) Camp Apache, AZ, 17 and 30 October 1877

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(CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Winans, Jacob S. Letter describing the building of the Little Round Top wall at Gettysburg.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: "ALL WERE ANXIOUS TO TRY THE STRENGTH OF THE WALL" (CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Winans, Jacob S. Letter describing the building of the Little Round Top wall at Gettysburg. Autograph Letter Signed to father Isaac Winans. 4 pages, 8 x 5 inches, on one folding sheets, plus a postscript on a small scrap of paper. Near Emmitsburg, MD, 6 July 1863

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(NATURAL HISTORY.) Buell, John Hutchinson. A long description of mammoth fossils found near Cincinnati, likely at Big Bone Lick.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (NATURAL HISTORY.) Buell, John Hutchinson. A long description of mammoth fossils found near Cincinnati, likely at Big Bone Lick. Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pages on one sheet, 12 3/4 x 8 inches; moderate wear and foxing. (MRS) Hebron, CT, 22 May 1792

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(ART.) Papers of landscape architect and artist Charles Downing Lay.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (ART.) Papers of landscape architect and artist Charles Downing Lay. More than 350 items, including 237 letters (most addressed to Lay), 6 landscape architecture designs by Lay's firm, 4 lectures or essays on landscape architecture, 39 watercolors and engravings by Lay, 15 photographs, and more; condition generally strong. Vp, 1913-66

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(ART.) Bridges, Fidelia. Small archive of letters by an important Gilded Age artist, with related art.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (ART.) Bridges, Fidelia. Small archive of letters by an important Gilded Age artist, with related art. 7 Autograph Letters Signed to friend and fellow artist Oliver Ingraham Lay, each 8 x 5 inches; condition generally strong; plus art as described below. Canaan, CT or no place, 1890 and undated

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: "AN ASSYLEM FOR THE DISTRESSED, AFFLICTED AND PERSECUTED" (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--PRELUDE.) Cary, Richard. Letter discussing military preparations, high hopes, and American-grown tea. Autograph Letter Signed to Samuel Purviance, Junior, chairman of the Committee of Observation in Baltimore. 2 pages, 12 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, plus integral blank docketed on verso; short separations at folds with three early tape repairs. With typed transcript. (MRS) Charlestown, MA, 3 March 1775

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(CIVIL WAR--VERMONT.) Official papers of Addison W. Preston, an officer in the 1st Vermont Cavalry.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (CIVIL WAR--VERMONT.) Official papers of Addison W. Preston, an officer in the 1st Vermont Cavalry. 49 items in one folder, including: 15 letters to Preston; 3 undated and unsigned draft letters apparently in Preston's hand; 21 certificates regarding lost supplies, 1862; 7 clothing and ordnance returns and receipts; and 3 other documents; condition generally strong. (MRS) Vp, 1862-64

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(CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) Ryall, Walter. Letter from a Tennessee soldier on Stonewall Jackson's Romney Campaign.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) Ryall, Walter. Letter from a Tennessee soldier on Stonewall Jackson's Romney Campaign. Autograph Letter Signed to father Thomas C. Ryall. 2 pages, 9 3/4 x 8 inches, on one sheet; folds, minor toning. With envelope bearing Winchester VA postmark. (MRS) Morgan County, WV, 10 January 1862

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(CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Wright, Albert. An Ohio soldier's letters describing Fort Stevens and an encounter with President Lincoln.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: LINCOLN "LOOKED CAREWORN WITH RESPONSIBILITY AS WELL HE MIGHT." (CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Wright, Albert. An Ohio soldier's letters describing Fort Stevens and an encounter with President Lincoln. 16 Autograph Letters Signed to father William Wheeler Wright of Oberlin, OH and other family members; most 8vo, many of them several pages long, condition generally strong, most accompanied by stamped envelopes. Vp, 10 May to 27 July 1864

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(MAINE.) Small group of Aroostook War papers.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (MAINE.) Small group of Aroostook War papers. 3 items, various sizes and conditions, as noted. (MRS) Vp, 1839

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(PRESIDENTS--1800 CAMPAIGN.) Mattoon, Ebenezer. A first-hand account of Jefferson's election by the House of Representatives.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: "GOD PROTECT US FROM THIS TEMPESTUOUS SEA OF LIBERTY" (PRESIDENTS--1800 CAMPAIGN.) Mattoon, Ebenezer. A first-hand account of Jefferson's election by the House of Representatives. 3 Autograph Letters Signed as United States Representative to Judge Samuel Henshaw of Northampton, MA. 8 pages, each 10 x 8 inches, on 3 folding sheets, the first two letters with address panels on verso, the first bearing inked "Wash.City" and "Free" stamps and Mattoon's free frank; the first letter with marginal tears at the seals, the final with a complete closed separation along the center fold. (MRS) Washington, 6 to 17 February 1801

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(ART.) Correspondence of prominent Boston art critic and curator Sylvester Rosa Koehler.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (ART.) Correspondence of prominent Boston art critic and curator Sylvester Rosa Koehler. 97 letters addressed to Koehler, various sizes and conditions, most docketed on verso by Koehler. (MRS) Vp, 1872-96

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(CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Winans, Jacob S. Letter describing heavy action at the Battle of Antietam.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: HOLDING OFF HILL'S BRIGADE IN THE INFAMOUS CORN FIELD (CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) Winans, Jacob S. Letter describing heavy action at the Battle of Antietam. Autograph Letter Signed to father Isaac Winans of New Brighton, PA. 5 pages, 8 x 5 inches, on two sheets; second sheet irregularly torn on one edge before use. With stamped envelope bearing illegible postmark. Camp near Sharpsburg, MD, 19 September 1862

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(PENNSYLVANIA.) [Patterson, Robert.] A Whiskey Rebellion sympathizer encounters the army sent to crush it.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (PENNSYLVANIA.) [Patterson, Robert.] A Whiskey Rebellion sympathizer encounters the army sent to crush it. Autograph Letter Signed as "P.R." to brother-in-law William Canon of Canonsburgh in southwestern Pennsylvania. 4 pages, 12 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, on 2 sheets; including address panel and docketing but no postal markings; moderate wear with loss of a few letters. (MRS) "Bonnet's near Bedford," PA, 24 October 1794

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(JUDAICA.) [Gratz, Rebecca.] Her manuscript annual report for the first Jewish Sunday school in America.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Description: (JUDAICA.) [Gratz, Rebecca.] Her manuscript annual report for the first Jewish Sunday school in America. Autograph Document on 2 pages, with financial summary in an unknown hand on the facing page. 3 pages, 10 x 8 inches, on one folding sheet; folds and minor wear. [Philadelphia], March 1851

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(SOUTH DAKOTA.) [Chamberlain, William G.; photographer.] A very early view of Deadwood.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: (SOUTH DAKOTA.) [Chamberlain, William G.; photographer.] A very early view of Deadwood. Albumen photograph, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, on original plain mount; minor foxing, chipped with slight loss to image in two corners; captioned on verso in a later hand. Deadwood, SD, circa late 1876

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(CIVIL WAR--ILLINOIS.) Letters to and from Miss Ellen M. Sherman of Marietta, IL, some from her future husband in the service.

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September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (CIVIL WAR--ILLINOIS.) Letters to and from Miss Ellen M. Sherman of Marietta, IL, some from her future husband in the service. 67 letters, most folded in original stamped and postmarked envelopes; condition generally strong. Vp, 1861-66

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