Skinner

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Auction 2433

November 16, 2008 11:00AM

11-16-2008 11-16-2008

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

Adams, John (1735-1826), Signed document, one page, August 13th, 1798, military commission appointing Jonathan Church as First Lieutenant of Marines in the United States Navy, countersigned by More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$711$600

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, January 30th, 1828, one page, as President, land grant issued to Polly Galloway in Crawfordsville, Indiana, countersigned by George Graham, seal More ...

(American Notables, 19th Century)

(American Notables, 19th Century)

Lot:
3
Unsold
 

(American Notables, 19th Century), Collection of ephemera including: Howe, Julia Ward (1819-1910), eight autograph letters/cards signed, 1897-1909, to Fannie B. Pratt, mostly concerning social More ...

Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886)

Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886)

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$533$450

Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886), Signed document, October 27th, 1881, one page, on vellum, as President, appointment as Assistant Surgeon in the United States Army for an unknown recipient, More ...

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$474$400

Buchanan, James (1791-1868), Autographed document signed, July 1st, 1864, one page, a financial instrument concerning interest on a certificate of loan, with a two-cent revenue stamp affixed to More ...

(Civil War and 19th Century Presidential Military Commissions), Breck, Samuel, Jr.

(Civil War and 19th Century Presidential Military Commissions), Breck, Samuel, Jr.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$31,995$27,000

(Civil War and 19th Century Presidential Military Commissions), Breck, Samuel, Jr. Fine collection of ten Presidential commissions on vellum, issued to Samuel Breck, Jr., during the years 1856-1897, More ...

(Civil War, Union), New Hampshire

(Civil War, Union), New Hampshire

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

(Civil War, Union), New Hampshire, Two Civil War era diaries written by Martin F. Moore, Company K, 13th New Hampshire Volunteers and Company B, 13th Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers, January of More ...

(Civil War, Union), Rhode Island Volunteers

(Civil War, Union), Rhode Island Volunteers

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

(Civil War, Union), Rhode Island Volunteers, Archive of material concerning Cyrus S. Randall (1833-1870), Co. F, 12th Regiment, Rhode Island Volunteers, 1862-1863, comprising approximately forty More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$71$60

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), Clipped signature from a personal check, undated, lg. 4 3/4 in., (perforations affecting signature); together with two typed letters of authenticity from Frances More ...

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933)

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933)

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$237$200

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933), three articles; first, signed White House signature card and envelope, [August 16th, 1923], and a signed letter, December 1st, 1932, one page, to Mr. Martin C. Miller, More ...

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933)

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933)

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$296$250

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933), Two articles; first, signed White House signature card, undated, 2 3/4 by 4 1/4 in., (very good); and a signed printed speech given to the Legislature of Massachusetts, More ...

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Lot:
13
Unsold
 

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876), Autograph letter signed, Head Quarters Army of the Potomac, Saturday July 26th, 1862, to his cousin Augusta Frary, detailing army life and discussing Generals More ...

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Lot:
14
Unsold
 

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876), Autograph letter signed, General McClellan's Head Quarters, Friday October 3rd, 1862, four pages, to his cousin Augusta Frary, discussing the recent visit of More ...

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876), Autograph letter signed, August 19th, 1875, eight pages, to his cousin Augusta Frary, Canandaigua, New York, extensively discussing family matters and the More ...

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876), Autograph letter signed, Hotel Brunswick, Tues. Apr. 25th, 1876, four pages, to his cousin Augusta Frary, 8vo, (two pinholes not affecting text, else very More ...

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876)

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876), Autograph letter signed, The Arlington, Washington, D.C., Sunday [April 30th], 1876, two pages, to his cousin Augusta Frary, begging out of a proposed visit and More ...

Decatur, Stephen (1779-1820)

Decatur, Stephen (1779-1820)

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$444$375

Decatur, Stephen (1779-1820), Signature on a slip of paper, 1804, framed with a plaque, portrait and maritime scene, 2 by 3 1/8 in., (good). More ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969)

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$948$800

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969), two signed letters, November 1st, 1956 and January 24th, 1957, first concerning small business in Ohio, the second concerning his autograph, (very good to More ...

Farragut, David G. (1801-1870), and Farragut, Virginia L.

Farragut, David G. (1801-1870), and Farragut, Virginia L.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Farragut, David G. (1801-1870), and Farragut, Virginia L., Three carte-de-visites, first, depicting the Rear Admiral and signed to the verso and recto and additionally with rank; second, by Matthew More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) & Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) & Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$830$700

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) & Webster, Daniel (1782-1852), Signed document, November 25th, 1851, one page, as President, issued to Henry Schroeder as acknowledgement of his status as Vice Consul More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$326$275

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874), Autograph letter signed, Buffalo, June 22nd, 1857, one page, to S.M. Allen, concerning a grant of land along the Niagara River being given to an hydraulic company, More ...

Garfield, James (1831-1881) & Garfield, Lucretia (1832-1918)

Garfield, James (1831-1881) & Garfield, Lucretia (1832-1918)

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$356$300

Garfield, James (1831-1881) & Garfield, Lucretia (1832-1918), first, an autograph letter signed, August 10, 1880, one page, to Paul Beaumont, Brooklyn, New York, as Congressman, in response to an More ...

Garfield, James (1831-1881)

Garfield, James (1831-1881)

Lot:
23A
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

Garfield, James (1831-1881), Signed document, May 27th, 1881, one page, as President, document ordering the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to an official envelope for an More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$652$550

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), Signed document, May 7th, 1869, one page, as President, appointment of Edgar M. Gregory as Marshal of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, countersigned by Hamilton More ...

(Grant, Ulysses and Family)

(Grant, Ulysses and Family)

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$326$275

(Grant, Ulysses and Family), Grant family photograph album, full crimson morocco with brass clasps and gilt stamped to cover "Hattie S. Graff", containing approximately forty-seven carte de visites More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793)

Hancock, John (1737-1793)

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Hancock, John (1737-1793), Signed document, July 5th, 1791, one page, as Governor, pay warrant issued to Nathan Perry through the Massachusetts state treasury, countersigned by John Avery, More ...

Hancock, John (1736-1793)

Hancock, John (1736-1793)

Lot:
27
Unsold
 

Hancock, John (1736-1793), Clipped signature, [undated, likely 1780s], taken from the title page of Sermons by Hugh Blair, signed to upper right corner, (smudging, library stamp affecting More ...

Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923)

Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923)

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$267$225

Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923), Signed White House signature card, [April 15th, 1921], affixed to a later envelope with 2 cent Harding stamp, 2 1/4 by 4 1/4 in., (paper remnants to verso). More ...

Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) & Harrison, Mary Lord (1858-1948)

Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) & Harrison, Mary Lord (1858-1948)

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$356$300

Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) & Harrison, Mary Lord (1858-1948), two articles; first, Harrison, Benjamin, signed check, January 5th, 1900, in the amount of $24.96 to L.s. Ayres & Co., 3 by 7 in., More ...

Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841)

Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841)

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841), Manuscript document signed, October 29th, 1796, one page, as Quartermaster, detailing a clothing return for a garrison, 6 7/8 by 7 3/4 in., (minor smudging, some More ...