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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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Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851)

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851)

Lot:
31
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Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851), Autograph letter signed, August 29, 1839, one page, to James M. Nix, politely obliging to a request to provide a specimen of his handwriting, with small More ...

(Dartmoor Prison, American Broadside)

(Dartmoor Prison, American Broadside)

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$237$200

(Dartmoor Prison, American Broadside), Horrid Massacre at Dartmoor Prison England, where the unarmed American Prisoners of War were wantonly fired upon by the guard...Seven were killed, and about More ...

(Declaration for Taking up Arms, Second Continental Congress)

(Declaration for Taking up Arms, Second Continental Congress)

Lot:
33
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(Declaration for Taking up Arms, Second Continental Congress), Rare and Important Broadside, July 6, 1775, two pages, New York: John Holt, [July, 1775], signed in the type by John Hancock and More ...

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration   of Independence

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration of Independence

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$380,000$330,000

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration of Independence, likely [Exeter, New Hampshire: Robert Luist Fowle, July, 1776], State b, two-column format, More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

Lot:
34A
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870), Autograph letter signed, July 3rd, 1860, one page, as editor of the Office of All the Year Round, to Mr. Russell, concerning an invitation to dine with him at Gad's More ...

Ellery, William (1727-1820), Signer from Rhode Island

Ellery, William (1727-1820), Signer from Rhode Island

Lot:
35
Sold for:
$119$100

Ellery, William (1727-1820), Signer from Rhode Island Manuscript document, Newport, August 8th, 1796, one pages, as Collector of Customs, detailing the manifest of the cargo aboard the Sloop Sophia More ...

Ellery, William, (1727-1820), Signer from Rhode Island

Ellery, William, (1727-1820), Signer from Rhode Island

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$356$300

Ellery, William, (1727-1820), Signer from Rhode Island, Signed document, September 19, 1796, one page, as Deputy Port Collector for the District and Port of Newport, certifying seamen William More ...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$593$500

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882), Autograph letter signed, February 14, 1869, one page, to Charles W. Upham, informing him of the death of John M. Cheney and asking him to notify the members of the More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Lot:
38
Sold for:
$444$375

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874), Signed document, October 17th, 1850, one page, as President, appointing John H. Tweedy as Deputy Postmaster of Milwaukie (sic), Wisconsin, countersigned by W.S. More ...

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

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

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$593$500

(Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874), his copy, & Webster, Daniel (1782-1852), In Memory of Daniel Webster, [Boston, 1856], gilt-tooled deep purple morocco, with autograph letter signed from Lewis Tappan, More ...

King Frederick William III (1770-1840), and Queen Louisa (1776-1810) of Prussia

King Frederick William III (1770-1840), and Queen Louisa (1776-1810) of Prussia

Lot:
40
Sold for:
$563$475

King Frederick William III (1770-1840), and Queen Louisa (1776-1810) of Prussia Signed letters, the King's letter dated June 1, 1829, and Queen's dated January 20, 1803, mounted in a scrapbook More ...

(French Revolution), Roland de la Platier, Madame Marie-Jeanne (1754-1793)

(French Revolution), Roland de la Platier, Madame Marie-Jeanne (1754-1793)

Lot:
41
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

(French Revolution), Roland de la Platier, Madame Marie-Jeanne (1754-1793), [Paris, June 11, 1791], two pages, in French, to her husband Jean-Marie, a personal missive concerning the current More ...

(French Revolution)

(French Revolution)

Lot:
42
Sold for:
$444$375

(French Revolution), Two articles: signed document, June 16, 1791, issued by the 1er Department as decreed by the National Assembly, for receipt of a patriotic contribution from the house of La More ...

Bundy, Jonas M.  & Garfield, James (1831-1881), Presentation copy

Bundy, Jonas M. & Garfield, James (1831-1881), Presentation copy

Lot:
42A
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Bundy, Jonas M. & Garfield, James (1831-1881), Presentation copy, The Life of Gen. James A. Garfield, New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1880, first edition, original stamped brown cloth, signed and More ...

George III, King of England (1738-1820)

George III, King of England (1738-1820)

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$474$400

George III, King of England (1738-1820), Signed document, December 3rd, 1805, one page, on vellum, as King of England, appointment of James Breseford as Assistant Surgeon in the First West India More ...

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)

Lot:
44
Sold for:
$356$300

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814), Signed document, February 21, 1811, one page, as Governor of Massachusetts, appointing Sherman Leland a Justice of the Peace, with Massachusetts state seal to upper More ...

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814), Two articles: broadside, Natural and Political History of The Gerry-Mander!, [c. 1812], protesting the redrawing of the voting district to give rise to the term More ...

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804)

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804)

Lot:
46
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804), Signed document, August 31, 1792, two pages, as Secretary of the Treasury, Treasury circular, 9 1/8 x 7 5/8 in., (silked, scattered soiling, some browning, plain More ...

Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804)

Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804)

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

Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804), Signed document, April 18, 1794, one page, as Secretary of the Treasury, announcing the Third Congress's resolution in Philadelphia on December 2, 1793 to continue More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793), and Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)

Hancock, John (1737-1793), and Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

Hancock, John (1737-1793), and Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814), Autograph document, May 10, 1782, three pages, Gerry's personal copy docketed by him of the resolve of the Massachusetts General Court More ...

Henry IX, Henry Benedict Stuart, Cardinal York (1725-1807)

Henry IX, Henry Benedict Stuart, Cardinal York (1725-1807)

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

Henry IX, Henry Benedict Stuart, Cardinal York (1725-1807), Manuscript document signed, September 23, 1771, one page, in French, to Mr. Nicholas Venzura of the Bank of Paris, an order to pay Marquis More ...

Herschel, Sir John Frederick William (1792-1871)

Herschel, Sir John Frederick William (1792-1871)

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

Herschel, Sir John Frederick William (1792-1871), Autograph manuscript, [c. June, 1845], sixty-four pages, loose within a three-quarter morocco small folio, notes of a speech delivered before the More ...

(H.M.S. Victory, early 19th century)

(H.M.S. Victory, early 19th century)

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$1,007$850

(H.M.S. Victory, early 19th century), Framed assemblage of material related to a patch of cloth purportedly from the topsail of Admiral Nelson's Flagship, the H.M.S. Victory, comprising a patch of More ...

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964)

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964)

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$296$250

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964), Signed letter, May 6th, 1930, one page, as President, to Reverend Charles Spencer of the Massachusetts Bible Society, thanking him for the gift of a Bible for the White More ...

Hopkins, Stephen, (1707-1785), Signer from Rhode Island

Hopkins, Stephen, (1707-1785), Signer from Rhode Island

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$267$225

Hopkins, Stephen, (1707-1785), Signer from Rhode Island Signed document, January 18, 1738, one page, as Town Clerk of Scituate, a mortgage indenture for a parcel of land in Scituate, (folds with More ...

Hopkinson, Francis (1737-1791), Signer from New Jersey

Hopkinson, Francis (1737-1791), Signer from New Jersey

Lot:
53A
Sold for:
$770$650

Hopkinson, Francis (1737-1791), Signer from New Jersey, Signed document, Continental Loan Office bill of exchanges, dated July 10, 1780, as Treasurer of Loans, two thirty-day sight drafts for More ...

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885)

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885)

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$652$550

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885), Signed autograph letter, October 31, 1830, two pages, to the Baron Alexandre Guirard, saying how much he enjoyed Guimard's book, and how long he had been meaning to tell More ...

(Italy, 15th Century), Adorno, Prosper

(Italy, 15th Century), Adorno, Prosper

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$415$350

(Italy, 15th Century), Adorno, Prosper, Autograph letter signed, 15 October 1469, one page, as Treasurer General of Genoa, regarding the payment of some silver, 4to, (folds, dampstaining, edge loss More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Lot:
56
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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826), Signed autograph letter, October 18, 1816, from Monticello, one page, to David Gelston of New York, enclosing the balance of a payment, with holograph address leaf More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$59,250$50,000

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph letter signed, Monticello, February 14, 1823, one page, to Messrs. Parsons and Cooley, responding to a request for a donation of any of his written works to a More ...