Skinner

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Auction 2218

November 2, 2003 11:00AM

11-02-2003 11-02-2003

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

Adams, John (1735-1826), Autograph Letter Signed, December 9th, 1777, one page, to fellow signer Elbridge Gerry, a letter to his close friend condemning the practice of distributing goods to obtain More ...

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$27,025$23,000

Adams, John (1735-1826), Autograph Letter Signed, November 10th, 1810, two pages, to the Honorable William Plummer, Epping, New Hampshire, concerning his health, his son John Quincy Adams (referring More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$999$850

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Autograph Note Signed, October 27th, 1807, one page, to James Sullivan, Governor of Massachusetts, docketed, concerning President Jefferson's message to both More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Autograph Letter Signed, December 15th, 1817, one page, to W(ilson) C(ary) Nicholas, acknowledging receipt of a letter and recommendation, sending along recent More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed Document, March 1st, 1827, as President, one page, vellum, ship's passport for the Ship London Packet of Baltimore, countersigned by Henry Clay as More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts, Autograph Letter Signed, Boston, September 13th, 1783, one page, to the Hon. John Langdon, a letter of introduction for a Mr. Syms, an More ...

Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886)

Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886)

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$411$350

Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886), Letter Signed, September 8th, 1873, two pages, to General William W. Belknap, Secretary of War, a letter of introduction for James R. Davis, who is seeing Belknap on More ...

Austin, Stephen F. (1793-1835), andOthers

Austin, Stephen F. (1793-1835), andOthers

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Austin, Stephen F. (1793-1835), andOthers, Signed Document, printed date of January 11th, 1836, one page, partially printed document entitled "Texian Loan," number 90, acknowledging receipt More ...

Bartlett, Josiah (1729-1795), Signer from New Hampshire

Bartlett, Josiah (1729-1795), Signer from New Hampshire

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$499$425

Bartlett, Josiah (1729-1795), Signer from New Hampshire, Autograph Document Signed, November 30th, 1764, one page, as Selectman of Kingston, to Constable Nathan Sweat, an order to pay Josiah Judkins More ...

Braxton, Carter (1736-1797), Signer from Virginia

Braxton, Carter (1736-1797), Signer from Virginia

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

Braxton, Carter (1736-1797), Signer from Virginia, Autograph Letter Signed, May 4, 1773, one page, to an unnamed recipient, concerning bonds and the sale of Negroes, (lightly toned). Text in full: More ...

Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925)

Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925)

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$59$50

Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925), Letter Signed, with holograph postscript, July 5th, 1915, one page, to the Honorable Ignatius Dunn, concerning his "situation" and the pressures on him More ...

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$470$400

Buchanan, James (1791-1868), Autograph Letter Signed, August 4th, 1853, one page, as Senator, to W. Sedgewick, declining an invitation to dine, "...I suffer horribly from sea sickness and am More ...

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Buchanan, James (1791-1868), Autograph Letter Signed, July 25th, 1856, two pages, as President, to John S. Cunningham, concerning Tyler's veto of the Bank of the United States, "I return More ...

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$646$550

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836), Autograph Letter Signed, August 4th, 1792, one page, to a Major Prevost of Kaatskell, expressing happiness at Prevost's impending nuptials and discussing a Mr. Bogardus More ...

Calhoun, John C. (1782-1850)

Calhoun, John C. (1782-1850)

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$294$250

Calhoun, John C. (1782-1850), Autograph Letter Signed, March 29th, 1848, two pages, a letter of introduction for the son of William Wilkins Glenn of Baltimore, "son of one of the most More ...

Carroll, Charles of Carrollton (1737-1832), Signer from Maryland

Carroll, Charles of Carrollton (1737-1832), Signer from Maryland

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$235$200

Carroll, Charles of Carrollton (1737-1832), Signer from Maryland, Letter Signed, January 9th, 1830, two pages, to J(oseph) J. Speed of Annapolis, concerning his bequest of 200 acres of land and More ...

Chase, Samuel (1741-1811), Signer from Maryland

Chase, Samuel (1741-1811), Signer from Maryland

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$705$600

Chase, Samuel (1741-1811), Signer from Maryland, Signed and Annotated Document, June, 1765, as attorney for the plaintiff, concerning the disputed payment of "two pounds, 14 shillings, 5 pence More ...

(Civil War-Confederate), Gardner, Major General Franklin (1823-1873)

(Civil War-Confederate), Gardner, Major General Franklin (1823-1873)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,820$2,400

(Civil War-Confederate), Gardner, Major General Franklin (1823-1873), Signed and inscribed carte-de-visite, Ben Oppenheimer Photograph Gallery, Mobile, (Alabama), with signature and rank on both More ...

(Civil War-Confederate and Union)

(Civil War-Confederate and Union)

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$470$400

(Civil War-Confederate and Union), Five articles; Toombs, Robert (1810-1885), Signed Document, April 12th, 1839, legal document pertaining to an appearance in court for a client, (weakness and More ...

(Civil War-Confederate), Mosby, John Singleton (1833-1916)

(Civil War-Confederate), Mosby, John Singleton (1833-1916)

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$705$600

(Civil War-Confederate), Mosby, John Singleton (1833-1916), Autograph Letter Signed, undated, one page, on War Department letterhead, to General Marcus Wright, "Please send this letter to More ...

(Civil War-Confederate), Longstreet, James (1821-1904)

(Civil War-Confederate), Longstreet, James (1821-1904)

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$588$500

(Civil War-Confederate), Longstreet, James (1821-1904), Autograph Letter Signed, January 26th, 1883, one page, to General Lewis Merrill, responding to an autograph request, (good, some paper mount More ...

(Civil War, Union)

(Civil War, Union)

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$588$500

(Civil War, Union), Six articles, including McClellan, General George, Autograph Letter Signed, post-war undated, declining an invitation to visit; Logan, General John A., Note Signed, of thanks, More ...

(Civil War-Union Generals)

(Civil War-Union Generals)

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$529$450

(Civil War-Union Generals), Three articles, Hancock, Major General Winfield Scott, Autograph Letter Signed, September 30th, 1884, one page, to the Sec. of State, confirming the receipt of two More ...

(Civil War-Union), Porter, Admiral David (1813-1891)

(Civil War-Union), Porter, Admiral David (1813-1891)

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$529$450

(Civil War-Union), Porter, Admiral David (1813-1891), Letter Signed, February 27th, 1865, to Rear Admiral Dahlgren, on U.S. Flag-ship Malvern letterhead, reporting on the activity of his group and More ...

(Civil War-Union), Howard, Major General Oliver Otis (1830-1909)

(Civil War-Union), Howard, Major General Oliver Otis (1830-1909)

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$470$400

(Civil War-Union), Howard, Major General Oliver Otis (1830-1909), Autograph Docketed Report Signed, July 18th, 1863, concerning the absent and wounded, More ...

(Civil War-Union), Sheridan, Major General Philip (1831-1888)

(Civil War-Union), Sheridan, Major General Philip (1831-1888)

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$353$300

(Civil War-Union), Sheridan, Major General Philip (1831-1888), Signed Document, allowing a Dr. Lippitt, a Southern sympathizer, to pass through the lines to treat some sick Confederate soldiers, More ...

(Civil War-Union)

(Civil War-Union)

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$353$300

(Civil War-Union), Signed Document, April 14th, 1865, from the Department of Arkansas Chief of Artillery, Benjamin Fields, ordering a national artillery salute in honor of Lee's surrender to More ...

Clark, Abraham (1726-1794), Signer from New Jersey

Clark, Abraham (1726-1794), Signer from New Jersey

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

Clark, Abraham (1726-1794), Signer from New Jersey, Autograph Letter Signed, November 5th, 1793, two pages, to the Honorable Robert Morris, concerning the pension claims of William O'Brien, a More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$264$225

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), Autograph Letter Signed, October 1st(?), 1898, three pages, to Mr. C. F(red) Bacon, his nephew, enrolled at New York University Law School, stating surprise and More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), and Cleveland, Frances (1864-1947)

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), and Cleveland, Frances (1864-1947)

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$235$200

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), and Cleveland, Frances (1864-1947), Two articles, from Grover, Letter Signed, February 14th, 1907, one page, to Henry Watson, a letter in response to an autograph More ...