02-14-2013 02-14-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2637M Marlborough
February 14, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Ephemera Collection, New England, 1676-1930:

$11,000$11,000
Auction: Discovery - 2637M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Ephemera Collection, New England, 1676-1930: An extensive collection of manuscript and printed material including personal and legal documents, correspondence, journals, notes, prescriptions, estate inventories, advertising material, and many other miscellaneous paper in the form of bound volumes and loose sheets; including more than a dozen bound books, some printed, others filled with manuscript notations, all housed in a plastic bin, which contains a clamshell box and a document sleeve. Notable are a Scituate, Massachusetts, land deed from 1676, signed by Charles Stockbridge (1634-1684); an eighteenth century parchment-bound folio format journal; and a set of journals from c. 1766 into the 18th century by William Northey (1735-1804), silver and pewtersmith of Salem, Massachusetts.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

New England, Massachusetts, William Northey, Salem, Charles Stockbridge, Scituate