Skinner

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Auction 2526B

November 14, 2010 11:00AM

11-14-2010 11-14-2010

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Adams, John (1735-1826)

Adams, John (1735-1826)

Lot:
1
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Adams, John (1735-1826), Signed letter, Quincy, January 14th, 1823, one page, to Messrs. Timothy Cooley, Oliver Parsons and James Cooley, Committee [for an unnamed School], acknowledging their More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Autograph letter signed, April 19, 1819, one page, as Secretary of State, to James Riley, Esq. of New York, thanking him for his letter, and for copies of his More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$356$300

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, as Secretary of State, Department of State circular dated August 14, 1819, one page, to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of New York, regarding the More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$326$275

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, September 16, 1820, one page, as Secretary of State, certifying a copy of an original decree related to indemnification of lands in the Mississippi More ...

(American Indian)

(American Indian)

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

(American Indian), Broadside entitled War and Pestilence! Two Young Ladies Taken Prisoners by the Savages, [1832], depicting a woodcut vignette of figures and Indians, 15 1/2 x 10 5/8 in., framed, More ...

(Autograph Album, 19th Century)

(Autograph Album, 19th Century)

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

(Autograph Album, 19th Century), Collection of autograph cards laid into an blue cloth album, [c. 1875], and including, Ulysses S. Grant, Caleb Cushing, King Kalakaua of the Hawaiian Islands, John More ...

(Autograph Album, 20th century)

(Autograph Album, 20th century)

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

(Autograph Album, 20th century), Bound scrapbook containing signature cards from notables including: Grace Coolidge, J. Edgar Hoover, James Montgomery Flagg, Helen Keller, Helen Hayes, Kate Smith, More ...

(Autograph Album), Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889)

(Autograph Album), Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889)

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

(Autograph Album), Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889), Bound album containing signed excerpts of speeches from James Buchanan, James Polk, and Daniel Webster, and others. More ...

(Aviation, "Short Snorter Note"), Lindbergh, Charles and Others

(Aviation, "Short Snorter Note"), Lindbergh, Charles and Others

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$296$250

(Aviation, "Short Snorter Note"), Lindbergh, Charles and Others, One Dollar note with multiple signatures to both front and back, collected by Robert A. Lebewohl of Framingham, Massachusetts, on a More ...

(Boston, Cocoanut Fire)

(Boston, Cocoanut Fire)

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$474$400

(Boston, Cocoanut Fire), City of Boston License to be a Common Victualler issued to New Cocoanut Grove Inc., issued the first day of January, 1937, until December 31, 1937, listing Benjamin Welansky More ...

(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889)

(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889)

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889), Interesting Archive of Correspondence related to the career of Adam John Glossbrenner, comprising: Buchanan, James, two More ...

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$504$425

Buchanan, James (1791-1868), Two signed autograph documents, both as Secretary of State, the first dated May 30, 1846, one page, to B.F. Butler, Esq., U.S. District Attorney, concerning a possible More ...

Burnside, Ambrose E. (1824-1881)

Burnside, Ambrose E. (1824-1881)

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$889$750

Burnside, Ambrose E. (1824-1881), Five photographic portraits, comprising a unique ambrotype of Burnside as a young man, oval format, sight lg. 2, in leathered case lacking cover, together with a More ...

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$889$750

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836), Three signed documents, one dated April 5, 1800, one page, related to his appearance to the Bill of Complaints in a case in New York District Court in the Eastern Circuit; More ...

Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574)

Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574)

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$770$650

Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574), Manuscript document signed, March 26, 1567, one page, military appointment for Bailly de Melun, countersigned by Robertet, (slashes in margins, minor More ...

Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648)

Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648)

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$207$175

Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648), Manuscript document signed, one page, in Danish, official court document, contents unknown, (very good, minor spotting). More ...

Churchill, Sir Winston L.S. (1874-1965)

Churchill, Sir Winston L.S. (1874-1965)

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Churchill, Sir Winston L.S. (1874-1965), Autograph letter signed, October 31, 1927, one page, to Mr. (John) Drinkwater, concerning the gift of a book, "It is good of you to remember yr promise to More ...

Churchill, Sir Winston L.S., (1874-1965)

Churchill, Sir Winston L.S., (1874-1965)

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Churchill, Sir Winston L.S., (1874-1965), Signed letter, October 8, 1948, one page, to Ambassador Henry Stebbins of the United States, posted to Uganda, declining that he cannot accept the More ...

(Civil War, Confederate), Early, Jubal Anderson (1816-1894)

(Civil War, Confederate), Early, Jubal Anderson (1816-1894)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$10,665$9,000

(Civil War, Confederate), Early, Jubal Anderson (1816-1894), Important autograph letter signed, June 30th, 1863, two pages, to the citizens of York, Pennsylvania, declaring that his troops are not More ...

(Civil War, Union)

(Civil War, Union)

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

(Civil War, Union), Two diaries and a carte de visite from Captain James M. Nichols of the 4th Regiment Infantry, New York Volunteers, Commanding Company E, the diaries from 1862 and 1864, both More ...

(Civil War, Union Navy, and Post Civil War, Industry)

(Civil War, Union Navy, and Post Civil War, Industry)

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

(Civil War, Union Navy, and Post Civil War, Industry), Seven copy books, related to William Alexander Steel (1836-1879), related mainly to business transactions, including those with his firm More ...

(Civil War, Union, Patriotic Covers)

(Civil War, Union, Patriotic Covers)

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

(Civil War, Union, Patriotic Covers), Two bound albums of approximately 770 Union envelopes, wide and varied array of graphics and depictions, (each partially laid onto album leaves). More ...

(Civil War, Union, Photographs)

(Civil War, Union, Photographs)

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

(Civil War, Union, Photographs), Collection of approximately thirty-one photographs, including twenty-four carte de visites of individual soldiers or groups; three stereoscopic views, two depicting More ...

(Civil War, Union, Photographs)

(Civil War, Union, Photographs)

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

(Civil War, Union, Photographs), Four albumen prints depicting Battery A, 2nd U.S. Regiment Light Artillery, oval format, each identified and titled in ink to lower portion of image, titled More ...

(Colonial America, Massachusetts Charter)

(Colonial America, Massachusetts Charter)

Lot:
25
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(Colonial America, Massachusetts Charter), Important manuscript document, May 3rd, 1637, one page, from the House of Lords and the Commission of Foreign Plantations to the Attorney General of the More ...

(Colonial Massachusetts), Shute, Samuel (1662-1742)

(Colonial Massachusetts), Shute, Samuel (1662-1742)

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$474$400

(Colonial Massachusetts), Shute, Samuel (1662-1742), Signed document, September 4th, 1717, one page, as Captain General and Governor in Chief of Massachusetts-Bay, an appointment for Abijah More ...

(Colonial New York)

(Colonial New York)

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

(Colonial New York), Autograph manuscript document, December 12, 1670, one page, signed by N. Bayard Secretary, Johannes de Peyster, Johannes van Brugh, and I. Bedloo, a sale of land to Christoffer More ...

(Colonial New York, Judicial)

(Colonial New York, Judicial)

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28
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(Colonial New York, Judicial), Manuscript document signed, 1708, one page and three pages, concerning the Chief Justiceship of New York, a note to the Earl of Sunderland and a decree, signed by Sir More ...

(Continental Congress), Telfair, Edward (c. 1735-1807)

(Continental Congress), Telfair, Edward (c. 1735-1807)

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$207$175

(Continental Congress), Telfair, Edward (c. 1735-1807), Signed document, October 30, 1793, one page, to Benjamin Kitchen, a fee simple grant of 1,000 acres, with a surveyor's report and map and More ...

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933), Presentation Copy

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933), Presentation Copy

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$148$125

Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933), Presentation Copy, The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1929, original green cloth, inscribed "To Louis Elizur Smith With Best More ...