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(MONTANA.) Small group of letters to Montana trader Joseph H. McKnight.

Lot 171: (MONTANA.) Small group of letters to Montana trader Joseph H. McKnight.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (MONTANA.) Small group of letters to Montana trader Joseph H. McKnight. 3 letters, each 10 x 8 inches; condition strong. Montana, 1873-79

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(WEST.) Hunt, Lewis Cass. Letters from one former general to another on frontier duty.

Lot 273: (WEST.) Hunt, Lewis Cass. Letters from one former general to another on frontier duty.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (WEST.) Hunt, Lewis Cass. Letters from one former general to another on frontier duty. 6 Autograph Letters Signed as Lieutenant Colonel of the 20th United States Infantry to Henry G. Thomas, a brevet general from the Civil War then serving as a captain in Hunt's regiment; condition strong. Forts Abercrombie and Totten, Dakota Territory, 1869-76

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(ALASKA.) Jochem, Charles. Letter describing life in a mining camp on the Alaska panhandle.

Lot 3: (ALASKA.) Jochem, Charles. Letter describing life in a mining camp on the Alaska panhandle.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (ALASKA.) Jochem, Charles. Letter describing life in a mining camp on the Alaska panhandle. Autograph Letter Signed to sweetheart Ethel, 4 pages on 2 sheets, 12 x 8 inches; mailing folds, minimal wear. Wrangell, AK, 29 August 1908

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Waterbury, Silvanus. Letter describing privations on the Hudson just before the Declaration of Independence.

Lot 39: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Waterbury, Silvanus. Letter describing privations on the Hudson just before the Declaration of Independence.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Waterbury, Silvanus. Letter describing privations on the Hudson just before the Declaration of Independence. Autograph Letter Signed to Commissary General Joseph Trumbull. 2 pages on one folio sheet, plus integral address leaf; partial closed separation along one fold, minor foxing. (MRS) Fort Constitution, NY, 22 June 1776

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(IOWA.) LeClaire, Antoine. Long letter by the founder of Davenport, six weeks after its incorporation.

Lot 138: (IOWA.) LeClaire, Antoine. Long letter by the founder of Davenport, six weeks after its incorporation.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (IOWA.) LeClaire, Antoine. Long letter by the founder of Davenport, six weeks after its incorporation. Autograph Letter Signed to Joseph Montfort Street, Indian Agent to the Sauk and Fox tribes at Prairie du Chien, WI; 2 pages on one sheet, 10 x 8 inches, plus integral address leaf postmarked Stephenson; minor loss and repairs to address leaf. Davenport, IA, 9 March 1839

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(CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Correspondence of a young soldier friend of Smithsonian curator Spencer Baird.

Lot 93: (CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Correspondence of a young soldier friend of Smithsonian curator Spencer Baird.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: (CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Correspondence of a young soldier friend of Smithsonian curator Spencer Baird. 8 Autograph Letters Signed from Frederick C. Hale to his parents, plus an Autograph Letter Signed and telegraph message from Spencer Baird to Frederick's father Safford E. Hale. Various sizes, condition generally strong. Vp, 1862-64

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(CALIFORNIA.) Hall, John. Group of two letters from a miner on the trail west, and one from his mining camp.

Lot 70: (CALIFORNIA.) Hall, John. Group of two letters from a miner on the trail west, and one from his mining camp.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CALIFORNIA.) Hall, John. Group of two letters from a miner on the trail west, and one from his mining camp. 3 Autograph Letters Signed to Ehud Webb of New Buffalo, MI, apparently an old friend from Indiana; minor foxing, clean and legible although the author is not much for spelling. Vp, 1849-51

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(CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Shons, William H. Letters on the service and death of a private in the 104th Ohio.

Lot 97: (CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Shons, William H. Letters on the service and death of a private in the 104th Ohio.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: (CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Shons, William H. Letters on the service and death of a private in the 104th Ohio. 5 Autograph Letters Signed by Shons to his wife Melvina and his Anglemyer in-laws, 1862-63, plus 3 letters from his father Jacob Shons to the Anglemyers dated 1863-65, and one stamped envelope. Various sizes, moderate wear and foxing; one letter on printed Battle of Winchester stationery. Vp, 1862-65 and undated

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(TEXAS.) Whiting, Samuel. Letter attempting to broker a deal between two contenders for the Congress of the Republic of Texas.

Lot 239: (TEXAS.) Whiting, Samuel. Letter attempting to broker a deal between two contenders for the Congress of the Republic of Texas.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (TEXAS.) Whiting, Samuel. Letter attempting to broker a deal between two contenders for the Congress of the Republic of Texas. Autograph Letter Signed to Captain William M. Logan. 2 pages on one sheet, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, plus integral address leaf with no postal markings; separations at some folds, minor dampstaining in margin. Houston, TX, 29 August 1839

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(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Hobbs, Edward D. Letter concerning Creek Indian prisoners in the Creek War.

Lot 11: (AMERICAN INDIANS.) Hobbs, Edward D. Letter concerning Creek Indian prisoners in the Creek War.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (AMERICAN INDIANS.) Hobbs, Edward D. Letter concerning Creek Indian prisoners in the Creek War. Letter Signed as keeper of Nashville Public Jail to newly appointed Secretary of War James Monroe. 4 pages, 10 x 8 inches, on 2 sheets; short separations at folds, minor toning. Nashville, TN, 31 October 1814

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(CIVIL WAR.) Ruger, Thomas Howard. Letter by an acting Brigadier General near Harpers Ferry, with his map of the region.

Lot 83: (CIVIL WAR.) Ruger, Thomas Howard. Letter by an acting Brigadier General near Harpers Ferry, with his map of the region.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: (CIVIL WAR.) Ruger, Thomas Howard. Letter by an acting Brigadier General near Harpers Ferry, with his map of the region. Autograph Letter Signed as "Howard" to wife [Helen] in Janesville, WI. 4 pages, 8 x 5 inches, on one folding sheet, including half-page map; minimal wear. With partial envelope in his hand, postmarked "Banks Division." Pleasant Valley, VA, 29 October 1862

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(MASSACHUSETTS.) Letter to John Hancock begging clemency for a convicted thief sentenced to have a

Lot 164: (MASSACHUSETTS.) Letter to John Hancock begging clemency for a convicted thief sentenced to have a "B" branded on his forehead.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: (MASSACHUSETTS.) Letter to John Hancock begging clemency for a convicted thief sentenced to have a "B" branded on his forehead. Manuscript Letter Signed by William Cushing, David Sewall and Increase Sumner as justices of the Massachusetts Supreme Court to John Hancock as Governor of Massachusetts. 2 pages, 9 x 7 inches, plus integral address leaf; address leaf inlaid to early paper mat, closed separation along center fold, otherwise minimal wear. (MRS) Boston, 15 March 1784

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(TEXAS.) Archive of Sam Rayburn's legislative correspondence as House Majority Leader.

Lot 236: (TEXAS.) Archive of Sam Rayburn's legislative correspondence as House Majority Leader.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (TEXAS.) Archive of Sam Rayburn's legislative correspondence as House Majority Leader. Approximately 300 items (0.5 linear feet) in two binders and three folders: 160 signed letters to Rayburn from various parties, most of them from fellow Congressmen; 110 unsigned retained carbon letters by Rayburn, mostly responses attached to the original letters; and 30 other documents. Condition is generally strong: most incoming letters are marked with filing notes on recto, some bear inked date stamps, many have original fasteners with minor rust damage, and a small number of letters are worn. Vp, 1935-1943 (bulk 1938)

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(TRAVEL.) Weeks, Levi. Four letters describing his travels and adventures in the Old West.

Lot 250: (TRAVEL.) Weeks, Levi. Four letters describing his travels and adventures in the Old West.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (TRAVEL.) Weeks, Levi. Four letters describing his travels and adventures in the Old West. Autograph Letters Signed (as "L. Weeks") to friend Epaphras Hoyt of Deerfield, MA. 21 pages total plus integral address leaves; minor wear. (MRS) Cincinnati, OH and Natchez, MS, 1807-09

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(ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.) Collection of letters recalling Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Lot 226: (ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.) Collection of letters recalling Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.) Collection of letters recalling Franklin D. Roosevelt. 72 Letters Signed from various parties to Louis B. Cella of Elmhurst, IL; condition strong, most of them sleeved and housed in a custom binder with morocco spine labels. In slipcase. Vp, 1957-65

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(WYOMING.) Steere, S.H. Letter describing a mine disaster and the Mormons of his town.

Lot 281: (WYOMING.) Steere, S.H. Letter describing a mine disaster and the Mormons of his town.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (WYOMING.) Steere, S.H. Letter describing a mine disaster and the Mormons of his town. Autograph Letter Signed for friend Charley, 2 pages on one sheet, 10 1/4 x 8 inches; moderate wear and soiling. Evanston, WY, 15 January 1886

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Thompson, Jacob. Letter to Benedict Arnold, weeks before his treason was exposed.

Lot 37: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Thompson, Jacob. Letter to Benedict Arnold, weeks before his treason was exposed.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Thompson, Jacob. Letter to Benedict Arnold, weeks before his treason was exposed. Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 12 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, addressed on verso "To Major Generall Arnold at West Poynt" and docketed in Arnold's hand; minor wear, inked stamp on verso from Mercantile Library Association. (MRS) New Haven, CT, 2 September 1780

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Yates, Robert. Letter on the construction of fire rafts to obstruct the British on the Hudson River.

Lot 43: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Yates, Robert. Letter on the construction of fire rafts to obstruct the British on the Hudson River.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Yates, Robert. Letter on the construction of fire rafts to obstruct the British on the Hudson River. Autograph Letter Signed to Christopher Tappan. One page, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, plus integral partial address leaf; repaired marginal seal tear and other smaller holes, address leaf missing bottom blank area, mount remnant on verso. (MRS) Claverack, NY, 24 July 1776

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(CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Delong, Baltis. Letter describing the disastrous assault on Marye's Bluff at Fredericksburg.

Lot 94: (CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Delong, Baltis. Letter describing the disastrous assault on Marye's Bluff at Fredericksburg.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Delong, Baltis. Letter describing the disastrous assault on Marye's Bluff at Fredericksburg. Autograph Letter Signed to friend Isaac, 6 pages on 3 4to sheets torn from a blank account book; several ink spots, minor wear. (MRS) Falmouth, VA, 27 December 1862

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(MORMONS.) Cluff, David. Letter from an early settler of Provo, recounting his first meeting with Joseph Smith and his trip west.

Lot 177: (MORMONS.) Cluff, David. Letter from an early settler of Provo, recounting his first meeting with Joseph Smith and his trip west.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (MORMONS.) Cluff, David. Letter from an early settler of Provo, recounting his first meeting with Joseph Smith and his trip west. Autograph Letter Signed as "David Clough" to Sophia E. Silver of Vermont, 4 pages on one sheet; minor soiling; written in red ink. (MRS) Provo, UT, 19 December 1858

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(TEXAS.) Hummel, Charles. A San Antonio gun dealer orders stock from New Orleans.

Lot 237: (TEXAS.) Hummel, Charles. A San Antonio gun dealer orders stock from New Orleans.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (TEXAS.) Hummel, Charles. A San Antonio gun dealer orders stock from New Orleans. Autograph Letter Signed in French and English to gun dealer Armand Soubie of New Orleans, LA. One page, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches; toning, minor dampstaining. San Antonio, TX, 15 August 1853

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(CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) [James, Rachel?] Letter describing the depredations of guerrilla rangers in the South Carolina upcountry.

Lot 90: (CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) [James, Rachel?] Letter describing the depredations of guerrilla rangers in the South Carolina upcountry.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) [James, Rachel?] Letter describing the depredations of guerrilla rangers in the South Carolina upcountry. Autograph Letter Signed, apparently to her son Thomas Elias James (signed "remain your dear father & mother untill death, to my deare son Thomas E. James"). 4 pages, 9 x 6 1/2 inches, on one folding sheet; minimal wear. Anderson, SC, 21 January 1864

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(UTAH.) Crosby, Florence S. Long letter by an early Protestant teacher in a Mormon frontier town.

Lot 254: (UTAH.) Crosby, Florence S. Long letter by an early Protestant teacher in a Mormon frontier town.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (UTAH.) Crosby, Florence S. Long letter by an early Protestant teacher in a Mormon frontier town. Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Hoxie, 26 pages on 7 4to sheets; minor wear and soiling. (MRS) Heber, UT, 18 January 1886

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(CIVIL WAR--PRINTS.) Ritchie, Alexander Hay, engraver; after F.O.C. Darley. [On the March to the Sea.]

Lot 103: (CIVIL WAR--PRINTS.) Ritchie, Alexander Hay, engraver; after F.O.C. Darley. [On the March to the Sea.]

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: SIGNED PROOF (CIVIL WAR--PRINTS.) Ritchie, Alexander Hay, engraver; after F.O.C. Darley. [On the March to the Sea.] Engraving, 33 3/4 x 49 inches, proof before letters; 2-inch closed tear in image area, 3-inch closed tear with tape repair in right margin, other minor wear and foxing, backed with early linen; signed in pencil by Darley and Ritchie. Hartford, CT: L. Stebbins, 1868

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(CIVIL WAR--CONNECTICUT.) Address of the Union State Central Committee upon the Constitutional Amendment

Lot 92: (CIVIL WAR--CONNECTICUT.) Address of the Union State Central Committee upon the Constitutional Amendment

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: (CIVIL WAR--CONNECTICUT.) Address of the Union State Central Committee upon the Constitutional Amendment Extending the Elective Franchise to Citizen Soldiers in the Field. Printed circular letter, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches; minimal wear. Hartford, CT, 27 July 1864

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(ART.) Archive of original renderings and papers of noteworthy draftsman J. Goldsborough Bruff.

Lot 57: (ART.) Archive of original renderings and papers of noteworthy draftsman J. Goldsborough Bruff.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (ART.) Archive of original renderings and papers of noteworthy draftsman J. Goldsborough Bruff. 18 items, various sizes and conditions. (MRS) Vp, 1845-83

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(SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR.) Archive of Rough Rider Tilden W. Dawson, perhaps the first American killed in the war.

Lot 232: (SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR.) Archive of Rough Rider Tilden W. Dawson, perhaps the first American killed in the war.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: INCLUDING A CONDOLENCE LETTER FROM COLONEL THEODORE ROOSEVELT (SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR.) Archive of Rough Rider Tilden W. Dawson, perhaps the first American killed in the war. 22 manuscript and printed items plus approximately 50 newspaper clippings, all sleeved in a ring binder; various conditions. Vp, 1885-1900

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(NEW MEXICO.) Arms, Henry M. Report from a sheep rancher in northern New Mexico.

Lot 192: (NEW MEXICO.) Arms, Henry M. Report from a sheep rancher in northern New Mexico.

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Description: (NEW MEXICO.) Arms, Henry M. Report from a sheep rancher in northern New Mexico. Autograph Letter Signed as agent of the Burdett Loomis Sheep Company to his uncle. One page, 10 x 8 inches, on printed letterhead; minimal wear. Cimarron, NM, 30 December 1876

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(COLONIAL WARS--QUEEN ANNE'S WAR.) Peirce, Daniel. Ominous reports of Indian activity in advance of the Northeast Coast Campaign.

Lot 106: (COLONIAL WARS--QUEEN ANNE'S WAR.) Peirce, Daniel. Ominous reports of Indian activity in advance of the Northeast Coast Campaign.

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

Description: (COLONIAL WARS--QUEEN ANNE'S WAR.) Peirce, Daniel. Ominous reports of Indian activity in advance of the Northeast Coast Campaign. Autograph Letter Signed to "Your Excellency," presumably Massachusetts Governor Joseph Dudley. One page, 12 1/4 x 8 inches; minor wear, docketed on verso with later historical note on Peirce; partial embossed ex-libris stamp of J. Wingate Thornton. Newbury, MA, 13 August 1703

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(PERUVIAN ARCHAEOLOGY.) Archive of Albert Bumstead's correspondence and photographs relating to Bingham's Machu Picchu expeditions.

Lot 352: (PERUVIAN ARCHAEOLOGY.) Archive of Albert Bumstead's correspondence and photographs relating to Bingham's Machu Picchu expeditions.

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Description: (PERUVIAN ARCHAEOLOGY.) Archive of Albert Bumstead's correspondence and photographs relating to Bingham's Machu Picchu expeditions. 113 items (0.4 linear feet), including: 28 letters written by Bumstead to family members, 1912-14 * 5 letters from Hiram Bingham to Bumstead, 1914 and 1931 * 28 other miscellaneous letters, 1914-26 (many with original envelopes addressed to Bumstead in Peru) * 46 small-format photographs and Real Photo postcards * 4 mounted composite panoramic photographs of Andes landscapes, the largest being composed of 7 conjoined photographs totaling 21 inches long * and the official 1930 published expedition report, Hiram Bingham's Machu Picchiu: A Citadel of the Incas, folio, publisher's 1/2 cloth, minimal wear, in slipcase; condition generally strong, with minor wear to some letters. Vp, 1912-1931, bulk 1912 and 1914

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(MASSACHUSETTS.) Hoyt, Epaphras. An officer's long eyewitness description of the principal battle of Shays' Rebellion.

Lot 161: (MASSACHUSETTS.) Hoyt, Epaphras. An officer's long eyewitness description of the principal battle of Shays' Rebellion.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: "THEY IMMEDIATELY BROKE INTO THE GREATEST CONFUSION" (MASSACHUSETTS.) Hoyt, Epaphras. An officer's long eyewitness description of the principal battle of Shays' Rebellion. Autograph Letter Signed as "Epaphras Hoit" to brother Seth in Deerfield, MA. 3 pages plus integral address leaf, 13 x 8 1/2 inches, on one sheet; minor wear. (MRS) Springfield, MA, 26 January 1787

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(COLONIAL WARS--QUEEN ANNE'S WAR.) Thacher, John. Cape Cod sends Englishmen and Indians for the war effort.

Lot 107: (COLONIAL WARS--QUEEN ANNE'S WAR.) Thacher, John. Cape Cod sends Englishmen and Indians for the war effort.

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Description: (COLONIAL WARS--QUEEN ANNE'S WAR.) Thacher, John. Cape Cod sends Englishmen and Indians for the war effort. Autograph Letter Signed to Massachusetts Governor Joseph Dudley. One page, 7 3/4 x 6 inches, plus integral address leaf with docketing; minor wear, wax seal remnant; partial embossed ex-libris stamp of J. Wingate Thornton. Barnstable, MA, 11 September 1704

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(KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Archive of Kennedy presidential campaign documents and related papers.

Lot 144: (KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Archive of Kennedy presidential campaign documents and related papers.

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April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Archive of Kennedy presidential campaign documents and related papers. 341 items (0.5 linear feet) in 12 folders; mostly typescripts, carbon copies, mimeographs, and printed matter, a few with manuscript annotations, including 193 press releases from the campaign and inauguration, 40 complete or partial Kennedy campaign speeches (8 of them annotated by staffers), policy papers, travel itineraries, and more; condition generally strong except for moderate dampstaining to some of the press releases. Vp, 1957-63 (bulk September-October 1960)

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Lovell, Josiah. A Massachusetts private announces his regiment's departure for Quebec.

Lot 32: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Lovell, Josiah. A Massachusetts private announces his regiment's departure for Quebec.

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Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Lovell, Josiah. A Massachusetts private announces his regiment's departure for Quebec. Autograph Letter Signed to "father & mother, brothers & sisters." One page, 12 1/4 x 7 inches; worn with slight loss, full separation at one fold, small early repair on verso. (MRS) New York, 16 April 1776

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(MASSACHUSETTS.) Archive of Spear-Perkins family papers relating to the John Hancock estate.

Lot 162: (MASSACHUSETTS.) Archive of Spear-Perkins family papers relating to the John Hancock estate.

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

Description: (MASSACHUSETTS.) Archive of Spear-Perkins family papers relating to the John Hancock estate. Hundreds of manuscript volumes and documents (1.3 linear feet), including deeds, title abstracts, receipts, correspondence, account books, legal notes, and 6 printed items, with most of the papers still folded and many still bundled in their original wrappers; various sizes and conditions, typical for age. Partially housed in a green wooden box with stenciled title "Papers 1844", lid broken. Vp, 1764-1879

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(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Wereat, John. Description of guerilla warfare in Georgia near the end of the war.

Lot 40: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Wereat, John. Description of guerilla warfare in Georgia near the end of the war.

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Description: (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Wereat, John. Description of guerilla warfare in Georgia near the end of the war. Autograph Letter Signed to General Lachlan McIntosh in Philadelphia. 2 4to pages plus integral address leaf; minor dampstaining, small tear at seal hole on address leaf. (MRS) Augusta, GA, 26 May 1782

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(WAR OF 1812.) Porter, David. Journal of a Cruise made to the Pacific Ocean . . . in the United States Frigate Essex.

Lot 264: (WAR OF 1812.) Porter, David. Journal of a Cruise made to the Pacific Ocean . . . in the United States Frigate Essex.

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Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED (WAR OF 1812.) Porter, David. Journal of a Cruise made to the Pacific Ocean . . . in the United States Frigate Essex. Map, 8 plates, folding table, plus added plates and manuscripts as described below. [2], lxxvi, 246, [4], 256 pages. 2 volumes in one. 8vo, early 1/4 calf, moderate wear, rejointed; minor foxing, map reinforced on verso, repaired tear on second title page; list of extra illustrations on front free endpaper, bookplate of Pacific anthropologist James Edge Partington on front pastedown. New York, 1822

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(COLUMBUS, CHRISTOPHER.) Pamphlets and manuscript notes from the collection of Columbus scholar Henry Harrisse.

Lot 292: (COLUMBUS, CHRISTOPHER.) Pamphlets and manuscript notes from the collection of Columbus scholar Henry Harrisse.

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

Description: (COLUMBUS, CHRISTOPHER.) Pamphlets and manuscript notes from the collection of Columbus scholar Henry Harrisse. 9 volumes, various sizes, in 19th-century bindings, generally minor wear; each extra-illustrated with additional notes, letters, and pamphlets; all signed by Harrisse on the front pastedowns, 1887 and undated. Vp, 1885-89 and undated

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ARABIAN NIGHTS.  Forster, Edward, translator. The Arabian Nights.  5 vols.  1802.  Large-paper set with hand-colored plates.

Lot 3: ARABIAN NIGHTS. Forster, Edward, translator. The Arabian Nights. 5 vols. 1802. Large-paper set with hand-colored plates.

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: (ARABIAN NIGHTS.) Forster, Edward, translator. The Arabian Nights. 24 hand-colored engraved plates before letters after Robert Smirke, with captions printed on tissue guards. lxi, [7], 385, [1]; [6], 432; [6], 405, [1]; [6], 461, [1]; [vi], 474 pages, including half-titles. 5 volumes. 4to, 270x209 mm, contemporary navy straight-grain morocco attractively gilt with crest of the Duke of Marlborough in center of covers, joints and spine ends rubbed; plates and tissue guards heavily foxed offsetting onto adjacent leaves, text otherwise clean. London: W. Bulmer and Co. for William Miller, 1802

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CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. The eyght books . . . conteyning his martiall exploytes in the Realme of Gallia.  1565

Lot 27: CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. The eyght books . . . conteyning his martiall exploytes in the Realme of Gallia. 1565

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

Description: CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. The eyght books . . . conteyning his martiall exploytes in the Realme of Gallia and Countries bordering uppon the same. English translation by Arthur Golding. title mounted, soiled, missing upper outer corner. Title within woodcut historiated border. [12], 272, [10] leaves. Mostly printed in black letter. 8vo, 142x84 mm, contemporary calf with blind-stamped center lozenge on covers, spine worn, missing portions at top and bottom, joints and cover edges worn through, endpapers renewed; occasional marginal soiling, scattered early underscoring and ink blots, title heavily soiled and mounted with upper outer corner off, sidenotes almost cropped on several leaves toward beginning, portion of blank outer margin torn off P3, conspicuous dampstaining on last few index leaves. London: William Seres, 1565

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FONTENELLE.  1727 + SAUNDERSON.  2 vols.  1740 + MONTUCLA.  2 vols.  1758

Lot 256: FONTENELLE. 1727 + SAUNDERSON. 2 vols. 1740 + MONTUCLA. 2 vols. 1758

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: [FONTENELLE, BERNARD LE BOVIER DE.] Éléments de la Géometrie de l'Infini. Folding engraved plate. [26], 548 pages * SAUNDERSON, NICHOLAS. The Elements of Algebra. Engraved portrait and 9 plates, all but one folding. [24], xxvi, [4], 360; [2], 363-748, [32] pages. 2 volumes * MONTUCLA, JEAN-ÉTIENNE. Histoire des Mathématiques. 15 folding engraved plates. xxxvi, 638; [2], 680 pages. 2 volumes. Together, 5 volumes. 4to, contemporary calf, sizes and bindings not uniform, Fontenelle with arms of Louis-Antoine Crozat, Baron de Thiers (1700-70, Olivier 189) on covers, spine ends chipped, cover corners worn through, front joint cracked, cords intact, Saunderson neatly rebacked; Montucla contents browned with occasional marginal dampstaining, lacking front free endpapers, the others generally clean. first editions./span Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1727; Cambridge: University Press for Mrs. Saunderson et al., 1740; Ch.-Ant. Jombert, 1758

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MANUZIO, PAOLO. Tre Libri di Lettere Volgari.  1556

Lot 123: MANUZIO, PAOLO. Tre Libri di Lettere Volgari. 1556

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: MANUZIO, PAOLO. Tre Libri di Lettere Volgari. 135, [1] leaves. 8vo, 146x99 mm, contemporary limp vellum; soiling and old signatures on title, scattered marginalia and minor stains, rear free endpaper lacking. Venice: [Paolo Manuzio], 1556

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(CIVIL WAR.) Ferguson, Cyrus E. A regimental musician visits Manhattan to buy instruments.

Lot 87: (CIVIL WAR.) Ferguson, Cyrus E. A regimental musician visits Manhattan to buy instruments.

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Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: (CIVIL WAR.) Ferguson, Cyrus E. A regimental musician visits Manhattan to buy instruments. Autograph Letter Signed to "dear wife & children." 4 pages, 8 x 5 inches, on one folding sheet; minor wear at folds. New York, 22 January 1865

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(MASSACHUSETTS.) Clapp, William. A Cape Cod man takes a stand against lawless smugglers and whale scavengers.

Lot 160: (MASSACHUSETTS.) Clapp, William. A Cape Cod man takes a stand against lawless smugglers and whale scavengers.

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

Description: (MASSACHUSETTS.) Clapp, William. A Cape Cod man takes a stand against lawless smugglers and whale scavengers. Autograph Letter Signed to Paul Dudley, Attorney General of Massachusetts, in Boston. One page, 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, plus integral address leaf, docketed; minor wear and three ink blots; partial embossed ex-libris stamp of J. Wingate Thornton. Cape Cod, MA, 13 July 1705

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(CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Caldwell, John Day. German-language announcement of the formation of the National-Union-Verein.

Lot 96: (CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Caldwell, John Day. German-language announcement of the formation of the National-Union-Verein.

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CIVIL WAR--OHIO.) Caldwell, John Day. German-language announcement of the formation of the National-Union-Verein. Letterpress broadside circular letter, 11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches; minor toning, horizontal fold. Cincinnati, OH, circa 1863

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(CUBA.) Peirce, Elisha N. Diaries of three vacations in Cuba, Mexico, and Jamaica.

Lot 298: (CUBA.) Peirce, Elisha N. Diaries of three vacations in Cuba, Mexico, and Jamaica.

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CUBA.) Peirce, Elisha N. Diaries of three vacations in Cuba, Mexico, and Jamaica. [75], [18], [42] manuscript pages. 3 volumes. Oblong 12mo, original calf, minimal wear; contents clean and legible, though the spelling is imperfect; two of the volumes signed on the front pastedowns. Vp, [1897]-1901

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(AVIATION.) Archive of Elmer A. Sperry Sr. and the Sperry Gyroscope Corporation.

Lot 58: (AVIATION.) Archive of Elmer A. Sperry Sr. and the Sperry Gyroscope Corporation.

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (AVIATION.) Archive of Elmer A. Sperry Sr. and the Sperry Gyroscope Corporation. One box (0.6 linear feet) plus 2 oversized items, including: 12 loose photographs and a scrapbook of 48 photographs, one book, one letter, and a scrapbook and two folders of press clippings; various sizes and conditions. Vp, 1919-61

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(PERIODICALS.) Brother Jonathan: A Weekly Compend of Belles Letters and the Fine Arts.

Lot 212: (PERIODICALS.) Brother Jonathan: A Weekly Compend of Belles Letters and the Fine Arts.

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Description: (PERIODICALS.) Brother Jonathan: A Weekly Compend of Belles Letters and the Fine Arts. Volumes I-IV. Illustrated. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf, minor wear; minor dampstaining. New York, January 1842 to May 1843

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CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.  2 vols.  1774

Lot 35: CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. 2 vols. 1774

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author in Volume 1. [4], vii, [1], 368; [4], 606, [2] pages, including half-titles, and errata leaf at end of Volume 2. 2 volumes. 4to, 285x230 mm, early 19th-century 1/2 calf gilt, front joints starting; offsetting from portrait onto title, reader's scattered small ink marks in margins, contents otherwise clean; marbled edges; cloth dust jackets; 1/4 morocco pull-off case. London: J. Dodsley, 1774

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(ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.) Printing block for a Theodore Roosevelt campaign button.

Lot 228: (ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.) Printing block for a Theodore Roosevelt campaign button.

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.) Printing block for a Theodore Roosevelt campaign button. Four identical stamps, each about 1 inch round with copper photomechanical portrait plate of Roosevelt and lead lettering and border, text reading "Our Next President / Roosevelt," nailed to one wooden block, 2 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches; paper label remnants on verso. [Baltimore, MD?]: [Lucke Badge & Button Company?], 1912

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