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Auction 3012T

May 23, 2017 12:00PM
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June 2, 2017 10:00AM

05-23-2017 06-02-2017

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Adams, John (1735-1826) Signed Military Commission, 20 February 1801.

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signed Military Commission, 20 February 1801.

Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signed Military Commission, 20 February 1801. Letterpress document printed on parchment and fulfilled by hand, appointing Pearson Titcomb Lieutenant in the second Regiment of More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter, 26 March 1799.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter, 26 March 1799.

Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter, 26 March 1799. Quarto-format laid paper bifolium with self-envelope and intact wax seal inscribed over one and a half pages. To William Vans Murray More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 10 March 1825.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 10 March 1825.

Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$461$375

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 10 March 1825. Land deed on parchment, engraved and fulfilled by hand, with seal, acknowledging William Seright of Bourbon County, Kentucky's purchase More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Letters Patent Signed, Washington, D.C., 9 October 1828.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Letters Patent Signed, Washington, D.C., 9 October 1828.

Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Letters Patent Signed, Washington, D.C., 9 October 1828. Five parchment leaves bound together with pink silk thread; the first leaf engraved and printed by W.I. Stone More ...

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (1836-1907) Autograph Fair Copy of the Poem, Fredericksburg.

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (1836-1907) Autograph Fair Copy of the Poem, Fredericksburg.

Lot:
1005
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Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (1836-1907) Autograph Fair Copy of the Poem, Fredericksburg. Single leaf of wove paper, inscribed over one page, consisting of the title and two stanzas in the poet's hand in More ...

Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717.

Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717.

Lot:
1006
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Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717. Excise tax document from Hampshire County, Massachusetts, collecting taxes from John Pynchon for the years 1714-1716, on laid More ...

American Advertising Broadside, Just Imported, and to be Sold by Joseph Greenough Jun. at his Cheap Shop, Little Below the Ferry-Way, N

American Advertising Broadside, Just Imported, and to be Sold by Joseph Greenough Jun. at his Cheap Shop, Little Below the Ferry-Way, N

Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$923$750

American Advertising Broadside, Just Imported, and to be Sold by Joseph Greenough Jun. at his Cheap Shop, Little Below the Ferry-Way, Newburyport. Newburyport: John Mycall, 1784. Single sheet of More ...

American Documents, Colonial and Revolutionary War Period, Four.

American Documents, Colonial and Revolutionary War Period, Four.

Lot:
1008
Sold for:
$431$350

American Documents, Colonial and Revolutionary War Period, Four. Including: a small cut document bearing the signatures of Dr. Moses Scott (1738-1821) and John Bayard (1738-1807); an autograph note More ...

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

Lot:
1009
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American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century. Including: an autograph letter signed by suffragist Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) on More ...

Bainbridge, Commodore William (1774-1833) Receipt Signed, 1814.

Bainbridge, Commodore William (1774-1833) Receipt Signed, 1814.

Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$308$250

Bainbridge, Commodore William (1774-1833) Receipt Signed, 1814. United States Navy Department IOU receipt written by Charlestown Navy Yard clerk Benjamin H. Fosdick, for $175 for the mustering of More ...

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Lot:
1011
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Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804. Single folio format laid paper leaf, inscribed on one side. To Baldwin's half-brother Henry (1780-1844), thanking him for the More ...

Baring-Gould, Sabine (1834-1924) Manuscript Fair Copy, Signed, 1919, Onward Christian Soldiers.

Baring-Gould, Sabine (1834-1924) Manuscript Fair Copy, Signed, 1919, Onward Christian Soldiers.

Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$923$750

Baring-Gould, Sabine (1834-1924) Manuscript Fair Copy, Signed, 1919, Onward Christian Soldiers. The first eight lines of Baring-Gould's hymn, Onward Christian Soldiers, copied onto a single sheet of More ...

Bragdon [nee Banks], Tabitha (1702-1745) The Experiences of Mrs. Tabitha Bragdon, Wife of Mr. Samuel Bragdon, Taken, as near as might,

Bragdon [nee Banks], Tabitha (1702-1745) The Experiences of Mrs. Tabitha Bragdon, Wife of Mr. Samuel Bragdon, Taken, as near as might,

Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Bragdon [nee Banks], Tabitha (1702-1745) The Experiences of Mrs. Tabitha Bragdon, Wife of Mr. Samuel Bragdon, Taken, as near as might, in her own Words. Manuscript on paper [Maine], 9 July 1743. More ...

Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Document Signed, 18 February 1859.

Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Document Signed, 18 February 1859.

Lot:
1014
Sold for:
$246$200

Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Document Signed, 18 February 1859. Single leaf inscribed on one side; engraved document restoring the citizenship of Samuel Campbell Jr., dusty, old folds, signs of old More ...

Bulwer-Lytton, Robert 1st Earl of Lytton (1831-1891) [aka Owen Meredith] Helias,   Autograph Manuscript.

Bulwer-Lytton, Robert 1st Earl of Lytton (1831-1891) [aka Owen Meredith] Helias, Autograph Manuscript.

Lot:
1015
Sold for:
$308$250

Bulwer-Lytton, Robert 1st Earl of Lytton (1831-1891) [aka Owen Meredith] Helias, Autograph Manuscript. [c. 1861]. Six wove paper leaves inscribed over seven pages. Manuscript of Helias for More ...

Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930.

Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930.

Lot:
1016
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Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930. Single leaf of Byrd Antarctic Expedition note paper. To Vincent Astor, with personal notes about lecturing and writing his book, More ...

Channing, Henry Morse (1880-1965) Archive of Letters and Documents.

Channing, Henry Morse (1880-1965) Archive of Letters and Documents.

Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$800$650

Channing, Henry Morse (1880-1965) Archive of Letters and Documents. A group of approximately 200 letters addressed to Channing, most written at the end of the 19th century and within the first few More ...

Civil War, Seven Documents.

Civil War, Seven Documents.

Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$246$200

Civil War, Seven Documents. Including: a receipt for $100 in Treasury Notes, signed by Treasury Secretary Gilbert Rodman (1800-1862) 21 September 1861; an October 31, 1862 letter signed by the More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Document Signed, 26 April 1894.

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Document Signed, 26 April 1894.

Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$197$160

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Document Signed, 26 April 1894. Single leaf printed on one side and fulfilled by hand, appointing William M. Smith Notary Public for the District of Columbia, with More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Steel Engraved Portrait with Signature, 1892.

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Steel Engraved Portrait with Signature, 1892.

Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$135$110

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Steel Engraved Portrait with Signature, 1892. Oval steel engraving with the President facing left, mounted on another card with Cleveland's dated signature beneath, in More ...

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, Albany, 15 July 1824.

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, Albany, 15 July 1824.

Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$154$125

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, Albany, 15 July 1824. Wove paper bifolium with self-envelope, inscribed over one page, address panel on verso of outer leaf, black seal present. More ...

Covers, 1842, Cincinnati, Ohio and Norwich, England.

Covers, 1842, Cincinnati, Ohio and Norwich, England.

Lot:
1022
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Covers, 1842, Cincinnati, Ohio and Norwich, England. Two 19th century envelope panels with postmarks. (2) More ...

Cruishank, George (1792-1878) Three Autograph Letters Signed, with Drawings.

Cruishank, George (1792-1878) Three Autograph Letters Signed, with Drawings.

Lot:
1023
Sold for:
$400$325

Cruishank, George (1792-1878) Three Autograph Letters Signed, with Drawings. One letter "to the editor of The Times" concerning "our gutter children, Britannia" and the sending of orphan girls to More ...

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Pen and Ink Drawing.

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Pen and Ink Drawing.

Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$369$300

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Pen and Ink Drawing. Pen and ink sketch with ink wash identified as the work of Cummings by Hildegarde Watson in a printed note affixed to the board on More ...

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Photos, Signed Deed, and Telegram.

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Photos, Signed Deed, and Telegram.

Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Photos, Signed Deed, and Telegram. Group lot that includes a signed lease, 18 August 1947, for two rooms on the third floor rear, 4 Patchin Place, Manhattan, More ...

Custis, George Washington Parke (1781-1857) Autograph Letter Signed, Arlington House, 17 April 1848.

Custis, George Washington Parke (1781-1857) Autograph Letter Signed, Arlington House, 17 April 1848.

Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$49$40

Custis, George Washington Parke (1781-1857) Autograph Letter Signed, Arlington House, 17 April 1848. Single leaf of wove paper, with addressed self-envelope verso, message inscribed inside. To More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1865, and The Strange Gentleman.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1865, and The Strange Gentleman.

Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$738$600

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1865, and The Strange Gentleman. London: Chapman & Hall, 1837. Octavo, unopened play in limp wrappers (may be the later facsimile More ...

Dudley, Paul (1675-1751) Document Signed, Boston, 22 January 1705.

Dudley, Paul (1675-1751) Document Signed, Boston, 22 January 1705.

Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$523$425

Dudley, Paul (1675-1751) Document Signed, Boston, 22 January 1705. Folio format laid paper bifolium document, legal brief, inscribed over two pages, docketed on verso, with an autograph note in More ...

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Typed Letter Signed, Orange, New Jersey, 14 February 1914.

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Typed Letter Signed, Orange, New Jersey, 14 February 1914.

Lot:
1029
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Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Typed Letter Signed, Orange, New Jersey, 14 February 1914. Single leaf of Edison's "From the Laboratory" stationery, typed on one page. To a Mr. Henry Warren of 70 More ...

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955) Printed Note with Signed Manuscript Postscript, 1 April 1954.

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955) Printed Note with Signed Manuscript Postscript, 1 April 1954.

Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955) Printed Note with Signed Manuscript Postscript, 1 April 1954. Pre-printed note acknowledging birthday wishes with a four-line signed postscript in German in Einstein's More ...