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

(Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841), The Whig Party and the 1840 Election

(Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841), The Whig Party and the 1840 Election

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

(Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841), The Whig Party and the 1840 Election, Campaign Presentation cane owned by Henry Bascom (1796-1850), the hardwood stick with copper ferrule and silver knop, More ...

Hays, Rutherford B. (1822-1893)

Hays, Rutherford B. (1822-1893)

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$83$70

Hays, Rutherford B. (1822-1893), Clipped signature with date April 5, 1882, taken from the upper right corner of a pamphlet, 1 1/2 by 2 1/2 in., affixed to card. Together with a letter of More ...

Huneker, James Gibbons (1860-1921)

Huneker, James Gibbons (1860-1921)

Lot:
32A
Sold for:
$444$375

Huneker, James Gibbons (1860-1921), Autograph manuscript, c. 1909, five pages, an essay on the author Francis Poictevin, composed for Egoists: A Book of Supermen, with numerous redactions and More ...

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964)

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964)

Lot:
32B
Sold for:
$178$150

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964), four articles; first, signed black and white photograph with signed letter from Lawrence Richey, 11 by 8 1/4 in., (faded); second, clipped signature affixed to a signed More ...

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$830$700

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845), Signed document, May 21st, 1833, one page, as President, appointment of Allen M. Lane as Midshipman in the United States Navy, countersigned by John Boyles, 8 3/4 by 11 More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826), Signed letter, one page, Philadelphia, May 2nd, 1793, as Secretary of State, to Nicholas Fish, soliciting recipient to serve as Supervisor of the District of New York, More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) & Madison, James (1751-1836)

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) & Madison, James (1751-1836)

Lot:
35
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) & Madison, James (1751-1836), Signed document, February 9th, 1804, one page, as President, ship's paper issued to the Ship Marshall of Hudson, Joseph Jenkins, master, More ...

(Jefferson, Thomas), Political Silk Banner

(Jefferson, Thomas), Political Silk Banner

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

(Jefferson, Thomas), Political Silk Banner, The Inaugural Speech of Thomas Jefferson, early 19th century, the address printed in two columns, 20 7/8 by 15 1/4 in. (dampstaining to upper register, More ...

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$830$700

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875), Manuscript signed document, August 11th, 1865, two pages, as President, pardon granted to Charles H. Cornwell for the crime of abstracting public records, countersigned More ...

Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier (1929-1994)

Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier (1929-1994)

Lot:
38
Sold for:
$830$700

Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier (1929-1994), Two articles; first, autograph letter signed, September 26th, 1958, one page, to William Dugan, authorizing him to sell the remaining stocks from the estate More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963)

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963)

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963), Signed copy, Profiles in Courage, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956, inscribed and signed on flyleaf "John Kennedy," cloth, 8vo, (dust jacket with tears and chips). More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963)

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963)

Lot:
40
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963), Archive of material related to Arthur Krock of the New York Times and William E. Dugan, first, a signed letter, July 31, 1957, one page, as Senator, discussing his More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Lot:
42
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865), Signed document, September 13th, 1864, one page, as President, ordering the Secretary of State of affix the seal of the United States to an envelope addressed to More ...

Madison, James (1751-1836) & Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Madison, James (1751-1836) & Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Lot:
44
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Madison, James (1751-1836) & Monroe, James (1758-1831), Signed document, January 14th, 1815, one page, as President and Secretary of State, respectively, ship's paper issued to Richard Sutton of More ...

Madison, James (1751-1836)

Madison, James (1751-1836)

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$474$400

Madison, James (1751-1836), Signed document, one page, June 25th, 1816, as President, land certificate issued to George Johnson of Clark County, for lands near Cincinnati, countersigned by Josiah More ...

(Early Manhattan Island, New York Land Grant), Nicolls, Richard (1624-1672)

(Early Manhattan Island, New York Land Grant), Nicolls, Richard (1624-1672)

Lot:
46
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

(Early Manhattan Island, New York Land Grant), Nicolls, Richard (1624-1672), Manuscript document signed, April 18th, 1667, two pages, as British Governor General of New York, confirming a grant of More ...

(McKinley, William 1843-1901), Gold and Silver Presentation Paperweight

(McKinley, William 1843-1901), Gold and Silver Presentation Paperweight

Lot:
47
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

(McKinley, William 1843-1901), Gold and Silver Presentation Paperweight, Presentation paperweight given to William McKinley for upholding The Gold Standard, c. 1900, consisting of a yellow gold orb More ...

McKinley, William (1843-1901)

McKinley, William (1843-1901)

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$71$60

McKinley, William (1843-1901), Clipped signature, undated, affixed to a larger sheet with provenance, dated May 29, 1928, 1 3/4 by 3 in., (paper remnants to verso). More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831) & Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Monroe, James (1758-1831) & Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
49
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Monroe, James (1758-1831) & Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, May 26th, 1820, one page, as President, ship's passport for the ship Comet of New York, William Hall, master, More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$326$275

Monroe, James (1758-1831), Signed document, April 10th, 1824, one page, as President, land deed issued to George Johnson in Crawfordsville, Indiana, countersigned by George Graham, seal intact, 9 More ...

(20th century Notables)

(20th century Notables)

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$830$700

(20th century Notables), Archive of material given to Matthew F. McGuire; comprising, signed and inscribed photograph of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Hessler, photographer; signed and inscribed More ...

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869)

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869)

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$770$650

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869), Signed document, February 16th, 1855, one page, on vellum, as President, appointment of Thomas M. Potter as Surgeon in the United States Navy, countersigned by James C. More ...

Polk, James (1795-1849)

Polk, James (1795-1849)

Lot:
52A
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Polk, James (1795-1849), Signed document, August 17, 1848, one page, on vellum, as President, appointment of Daniel Ruggles as Brevet Major in the United States Army for gallant conduct in the More ...

(Presidents, United States)

(Presidents, United States)

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$770$650

(Presidents, United States), comprising: Nixon, Richard (1913-1994), three signed letters, two from 1969, to Martin Miller, concerning adding to his Presidential autograph collection; third, 1968, More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945)

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945)

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945), Three articles; signed and inscribed black and white photograph, "To Reginald Looker, The Prince of Devils, from the Head Devil. Franklin Roosevelt 1932", mat More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945)

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945)

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945), two articles; first, signed letter with annotations, October 25, 1934, one page, as President, to Martin Miller, complying with an autograph request and noting "I More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$89$75

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), Clipped signature from a check, undated, affixed to a larger sheet, 1 by 4 3/4 in., (water stain blurring signature and perforations); together with a cancellation More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$889$750

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), Signed letter, one page, March 31, 1906, as President, to Mr. Elwood F. Wyman of Apponaug, R.I., responding to a letter accusing locally billeted troops of illegal More ...

Sullivan, John (1740-1795), and Sullivan Family

Sullivan, John (1740-1795), and Sullivan Family

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

Sullivan, John (1740-1795), and Sullivan Family, Group of ephemera; including, Sullivan, General Jonathon (1740-1795), eight autograph letters and notes signed, 1769-1789, many detailing supply More ...

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$207$175

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930), Signed document, January 9th, 1911, one page, as President, appointment of George M. Hull as Postmaster of Salina, Kansas, countersigned by Frank Hitchcock as More ...