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Auction 2891T

May 18, 2016 12:00PM
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May 26, 2016 3:00PM

05-18-2016 05-26-2016

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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George III, King of England (1738-1820) Document Signed, 4 August 1804.

George III, King of England (1738-1820) Document Signed, 4 August 1804.

Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$185$150

George III, King of England (1738-1820) Document Signed, 4 August 1804. Signed military appointment on parchment, engraved and fulfilled by hand, sealed, appointing J.N. Heber Quarter Master of the More ...

George III, King of England (1738-1820) Document Signed, St. James's Palace, 14 June 1783.

George III, King of England (1738-1820) Document Signed, St. James's Palace, 14 June 1783.

Lot:
1036
Sold for:
$185$150

George III, King of England (1738-1820) Document Signed, St. James's Palace, 14 June 1783. Engraved document on parchment with George's signature in the upper left corner, appointing Donald Campbell More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 10 July 1870.

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 10 July 1870.

Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 10 July 1870. Bifolium wove Executive Mansion paper. To one of his sisters, likely Virginia Paine Grant Corbin (1832-1913), of Elizabeth, New More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Signed Military Commission, 22 July 1876.

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Signed Military Commission, 22 July 1876.

Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$800$650

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Signed Military Commission, 22 July 1876. Engraved document printed on parchment, fulfilled by hand, signed by Grant, and countersigned by J. Donald Cameron More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Signed Military Commission, 27 June 1870.

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Signed Military Commission, 27 June 1870.

Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$523$425

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885) Signed Military Commission, 27 June 1870. Single parchment sheet, engraved and fulfilled by hand, nominating Almond Brown Wells (1842-1912) Captain in the Eighth More ...

Habermann, Franz Xavier (1721-1796) Representation du Feu Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck.

Habermann, Franz Xavier (1721-1796) Representation du Feu Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck.

Lot:
1040
Sold for:
$492$400

Habermann, Franz Xavier (1721-1796) Representation du Feu Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck. [Augsburg: au Negoce commun de l'Academie Imperiale d'Empire des Arts Libereaux, c. 1778]. Double folio More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document, Boston, 23 November 1787.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document, Boston, 23 November 1787.

Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document, Boston, 23 November 1787. Single leaf, partially printed document, fulfilled by hand, docketed on the verso, sealed, signed by Hancock, countersigned by More ...

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874.

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874.

Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874. Bifolium mourning stationery, inscribed on one page, with holograph envelope. To a male recipient at the Bibliotheque Nationale, More ...

Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique (1780-1867) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 27 May 1841.

Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique (1780-1867) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 27 May 1841.

Lot:
1044
Sold for:
$861$700

Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique (1780-1867) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 27 May 1841. Single leaf inscribed on one page. To an unnamed recipient, regarding his friend and student, the painter More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Broadside Song, Jefferson, Freedom, and Glory!!

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Broadside Song, Jefferson, Freedom, and Glory!!

Lot:
1045
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Broadside Song, Jefferson, Freedom, and Glory!! United States: [no printer], c. 1801. Single folio sheet, text in two columns, the song itself in twenty numbered More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Ship's Passport, Signed, February 1805, Countersigned by James Madison (1751-1836).

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Ship's Passport, Signed, February 1805, Countersigned by James Madison (1751-1836).

Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Ship's Passport, Signed, February 1805, Countersigned by James Madison (1751-1836). Single parchment leaf, engraved vignettes at the top, depicting a ship under sail More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Signature Clipped from a Document, 4 December 1801.

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Signature Clipped from a Document, 4 December 1801.

Lot:
1047
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Signature Clipped from a Document, 4 December 1801. Segment cut from the bottom of an engraved document on parchment with the date fulfilled by hand in a secretarial More ...

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Military Commissions, Three Stamped Documents.

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Military Commissions, Three Stamped Documents.

Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$135$110

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Military Commissions, Three Stamped Documents. Three engraved commissions on parchment, each fulfilled by hand and stamped with a copy of Johnson's signature, all issued More ...

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783.

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783.

Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783. Small sheet inscribed in a secretarial hand, brown ink, to John Ross for the sum of 100 dollars, signed, "Paul Jones," More ...

Keeler, Julius Melathene (1825-1890) Archive of Family Photographs and Letters.

Keeler, Julius Melathene (1825-1890) Archive of Family Photographs and Letters.

Lot:
1050
Sold for:
$492$400

Keeler, Julius Melathene (1825-1890) Archive of Family Photographs and Letters. Including a cabinet photograph of Keeler; another of what may be a mining site, and a hieroglyphic rock; a More ...

Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Autograph Letter Signed and Cabinet Card.

Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Autograph Letter Signed and Cabinet Card.

Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Autograph Letter Signed and Cabinet Card. Early undated two page letter, two sheets inscribed on rectos only, in pencil. Undated, but very likely written in July of 1887; More ...

Kennedy, Edward M. (1932-2009) Typed Letter Signed, 15 September 1969.

Kennedy, Edward M. (1932-2009) Typed Letter Signed, 15 September 1969.

Lot:
1052
Sold for:
$277$225

Kennedy, Edward M. (1932-2009) Typed Letter Signed, 15 September 1969. Single sheet of Kennedy's Senate letterhead, typed on one side. To Mr. and Mrs. Worthen, referring to the death of Mary Jo More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Autograph Letter Signed, Hyannisport, Massachusetts, 1 September 1944.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Autograph Letter Signed, Hyannisport, Massachusetts, 1 September 1944.

Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Autograph Letter Signed, Hyannisport, Massachusetts, 1 September 1944. Single leaf of Hyannisport letter paper, inscribed on two pages. To Francis E. Galline of More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Signed Photo.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Signed Photo.

Lot:
1054
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Signed Photo. Black-and-white photograph of Kennedy seated at a desk with four other men on the right, signed in blue ink above the heads of the two standing More ...

Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) Autograph Letter Signed, Rhodesia, [1898].

Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) Autograph Letter Signed, Rhodesia, [1898].

Lot:
1055
Sold for:
$277$225

Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) Autograph Letter Signed, Rhodesia, [1898]. Single leaf inscribed on one page. To Sir Alfred Milner, saying that he and his wife cannot come that day but will come on the More ...

Large Collection of Autographs and Notes.

Large Collection of Autographs and Notes.

Lot:
1056
Sold for:
$923$750

Large Collection of Autographs and Notes. Hundreds of clipped signatures, letters and notes signed by various people, housed in one box and four three-ring binders, should be viewed. More ...

Lawrence, David Herbert (1885-1930) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 December 1918.

Lawrence, David Herbert (1885-1930) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 December 1918.

Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Lawrence, David Herbert (1885-1930) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 December 1918. Two wove sheets each inscribed on rectos only: two pages. To Selina Yorke, criticizing Hilda Aldington Doolittle (the More ...

Lee, Robert E. (1807-1870) Clipped Signature.

Lee, Robert E. (1807-1870) Clipped Signature.

Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Lee, Robert E. (1807-1870) Clipped Signature. Small clipped signature, mounted with a reproduction of a period carte-de-visite, 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. More ...

Letters and Covers, 19th Century American, Two Boxes.

Letters and Covers, 19th Century American, Two Boxes.

Lot:
1060
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Letters and Covers, 19th Century American, Two Boxes. Approximately 250 individual letters, from the 1850s through to the early 1910s, the bulk from between 1860 and 1890; associated with the Hine More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Military Commission, 6 February 1862.

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Military Commission, 6 February 1862.

Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Military Commission, 6 February 1862. Engraved document printed on parchment, fulfilled by hand, signed by Lincoln with a full signature and countersigned by More ...

Lindbergh, Charles (1902-1974) Typed Speech Signed, 1954.

Lindbergh, Charles (1902-1974) Typed Speech Signed, 1954.

Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$923$750

Lindbergh, Charles (1902-1974) Typed Speech Signed, 1954. Eleven mimeographed typed pages on rectos only, containing the text of Lindbergh's address presented at the IAS Honors Night Dinner, Hotel More ...

MacArthur, Douglas A. Typewritten Letter Signed, 13 November 1936.

MacArthur, Douglas A. Typewritten Letter Signed, 13 November 1936.

Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$209$170

MacArthur, Douglas A. Typewritten Letter Signed, 13 November 1936. Single leaf typed on one page, Office of the Military Adviser to the Commonwealth of the Philippines letterhead. To Admiral Edward More ...

Madison, James (1751-1836) and James Monroe (1758-1831) Signed Military Commission, 20 February 1815.

Madison, James (1751-1836) and James Monroe (1758-1831) Signed Military Commission, 20 February 1815.

Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Madison, James (1751-1836) and James Monroe (1758-1831) Signed Military Commission, 20 February 1815. Single parchment leaf nominating James Bartlett a second lieutenant in the ninth regiment of More ...

Marlborough, John Churchill, First Duke Marlborough (1650-1722) Secretarial Document Signed, 9 May 1711.

Marlborough, John Churchill, First Duke Marlborough (1650-1722) Secretarial Document Signed, 9 May 1711.

Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$234$190

Marlborough, John Churchill, First Duke Marlborough (1650-1722) Secretarial Document Signed, 9 May 1711. Double folio laid paper bifolium, inscribed over four pages. The manuscript details the More ...

Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949) Two Typed Letters Signed, 1941 and 1942.

Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949) Two Typed Letters Signed, 1941 and 1942.

Lot:
1068
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949) Two Typed Letters Signed, 1941 and 1942. Both letters addressed to Rear Admiral Edward J. Marquart and his wife, one dated 26 December 1941, the other 19 December More ...