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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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Lots

Keller, Helen (1880-1968)

Keller, Helen (1880-1968)

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$178$150

Keller, Helen (1880-1968), Signed letter, April 25, 1950, one page, to a Mr. Page, detailing her struggles and appealing for contributions for her foundation, the Helen Keller Committee on the More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1918-1963)

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1918-1963)

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$830$700

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1918-1963), Signed letter, [1952], one page, as Senator, to Miss Anne Correra, consoling the recipient on her loss and apologizing for the late response, 10 1/4 x 8 in. More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1918-1963)

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1918-1963)

Lot:
61
Unsold
 

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1918-1963), Signed slip, undated, [likely c. 1960], on a sheet of transfer paper, 3 1/4 x 6 1/8 in., (very good). More ...

Kennedy, Robert (1925-1968)

Kennedy, Robert (1925-1968)

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$296$250

Kennedy, Robert (1925-1968), Signed typed speech, [c. April/May, 1966], four pages, as Senator, transcript of Kennedy's testimony on the Cuban Refugee Program in the New York City area, lauding the More ...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de (1757-1834)

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de (1757-1834)

Lot:
63
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de (1757-1834) Painted oval miniature on ivory, French School, c. 1830, three-quarter bust, wearing blue coat, white cravat, and More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1819-1865)

Lincoln, Abraham (1819-1865)

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

Lincoln, Abraham (1819-1865), Signed document, August 1st, 1864, as President, one page, on vellum, an appointment for William G. Laverty as First Lieutenant in the Veteran Reserve Corps, More ...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882), Signed autograph document, March 13, 1876, one page, a transcript version of his poem "The Poets," bound with an original pencil portrait by Jacques Reich, More ...

Louis XIII, King of France (1601-1643)

Louis XIII, King of France (1601-1643)

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

Louis XIII, King of France (1601-1643), Signed document, 1640, one page, on vellum, patent of nobility, likely for the Gerard family of Arles, with central hand colored armorial, countersigned by More ...

Miers, John (1789-1879)

Miers, John (1789-1879)

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$47,400$40,000

Miers, John (1789-1879), Album of original watercolor, pencil and gouache drawings depicting scenes of Chile, c. 1820-24, eighteen colored views of scenery and native people, some titled, one More ...

Mill, John Stuart (1806-1873)

Mill, John Stuart (1806-1873)

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$948$800

Mill, John Stuart (1806-1873), Autograph letter signed, December 14th, 1860, three pages, recipient unknown, thanking him for a publication and then commenting on the positive aspects of More ...

Monet, Claude (1840-1926)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926)

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

Monet, Claude (1840-1926), Autograph letter signed, 9 March 1912, two pages, on black-bordered Giverny stationary, to Miss Mary F. Koopman at a Paris address, referencing amiable letters, and More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Monroe, James (1758-1831), Signed document, dated October 14, 1813, as Secretary of State, stating that an annexed document is a true copy of a patent granted to Daniel Pettibone in 1808 for a More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Monroe, James (1758-1831)

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Monroe, James (1758-1831), Signed document, May 12, 1820, one page, as President, decree in Admiralty stating that the duty payment obligations of Patrick Durkin in relation to the ship Ceres have More ...

Moore, Thomas (1779-1852)

Moore, Thomas (1779-1852)

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$356$300

Moore, Thomas (1779-1852), Autograph sentiment signed, Sloperton Cottage, 1826, one page, entitled "Lines by my friend Mr. Rogers," a transcription of Samuel Rogers' ten-line poem To The Butterfly, More ...

Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800, and (Morris, Robert (1734-1806)), Signer from   Pennsylvania

Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800, and (Morris, Robert (1734-1806)), Signer from Pennsylvania

Lot:
72A
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Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800, and (Morris, Robert (1734-1806)), Signer from Pennsylvania, Signed document, dated September 11, 1794, as Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, land grant for More ...

(New Hampshire, Colonial), Wentworth, John (1719-1781)

(New Hampshire, Colonial), Wentworth, John (1719-1781)

Lot:
73
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(New Hampshire, Colonial), Wentworth, John (1719-1781), Signed document, December 9th, 1768, one page, as Governor, a partially printed document allowing Adams Gragg and Joannah Taggart to be More ...

Nixon, Richard Millhouse (1913-1994)

Nixon, Richard Millhouse (1913-1994)

Lot:
74
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Nixon, Richard Millhouse (1913-1994), Signed campaign sheet, [1955], on a program entitled "Serenade to Eisenhower under the Auspices of Citizens fro Eisenhower," with full signature in the left More ...

Phips, Spencer (1685-1757)

Phips, Spencer (1685-1757)

Lot:
75
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Phips, Spencer (1685-1757), Signed document, September 25, 1751, one page, as Lieutenant Governour of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, a commission of ensign for William Richards of Second Company More ...

Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805)

Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805)

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$148$125

Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805), Signed document, September 28, 1758, one page, as Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, an appointment for Silvanus Martin as More ...

(Religious Liberty), Elkins, Thomas and Singleton, John

(Religious Liberty), Elkins, Thomas and Singleton, John

Lot:
77
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(Religious Liberty), Elkins, Thomas and Singleton, John, Manuscript document signed by both, January 15, 1788, two pages, detailing the rights and freedoms of worship for all, "Religious Liberty is More ...

(Revolutionary War-Breed's Hill Archive), Barnard Family

(Revolutionary War-Breed's Hill Archive), Barnard Family

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

(Revolutionary War-Breed's Hill Archive), Barnard Family, Archive of thirteen letters including an important eyewitness account of the Battle of Breed's Hill/Bunker Hill, April 1772-August 1795; the More ...

(Revolutionary War, Gates, Horatio (1727-1806))

(Revolutionary War, Gates, Horatio (1727-1806))

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$711$600

(Revolutionary War, Gates, Horatio (1727-1806)), Endorsed manuscript document, two pages, as Major General of the Continental Army, a requisition for horses and farrier services for a party of More ...

(Revolutionary War, New Hampshire)

(Revolutionary War, New Hampshire)

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$356$300

(Revolutionary War, New Hampshire), Two articles: manuscript document, [1779], two pages, a partial roster of the soldiers from Wilton, New Hampshire, an accounting of money already paid, and More ...

(Revolutionary War)

(Revolutionary War)

Lot:
80A
Sold for:
$415$350

(Revolutionary War) Manuscript document listing property seized from the enemy during the retreat from Quebec on May 6, 1776, signed by Lieutenant William Munson, listing clothing and other goods, More ...

(Rhode Island)

(Rhode Island)

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$1,007$850

(Rhode Island), Collection of ten broadsides and pamphlets, early 18th through the early 19th century, detailing various political acts, laws and propositions including taxation, elected officials, More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945)

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945)

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945), Signed letter, July 31, 1939, one page, as President, to the Massachusetts Bible Society, affirming his faith in the Bible, "I am glad to reaffirm my faith in More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), Signed letter, May 6, 1908, one page, as President, to Senator Elmer J. Burkett, of Nebraska, discussing various matters, including Roosevelt's appointments for More ...

Rumford, Count Benjamin Thompson (1753-1814)

Rumford, Count Benjamin Thompson (1753-1814)

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$948$800

Rumford, Count Benjamin Thompson (1753-1814), Autograph letter signed, April 23rd, 1799, two pages, to Mr. J. Swann, inviting him to visit him at his house and discussing his new method for More ...

(Ship's Log)

(Ship's Log)

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

(Ship's Log), Two ship ledgers from the bark Stamboul, Alfred Kenrick and E.H. Bennett, masters, on route from Boston through Marseilles to Smyrna, 1844-1845; and Simeon Kingman, unidentified, More ...

Smith, Samuel F. (1808-1895)

Smith, Samuel F. (1808-1895)

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Smith, Samuel F. (1808-1895), Signed autograph transcript of his hymn America, dated December 2, 1891, two pages, complete four stanzas, matted and framed, sheet size 7 x 4 in., (toned, lightly More ...