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  • Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

    Lot: 95A
    Sold for: $1,422$1,200

    Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Argument of John Quincy Adams...in the Case of...Africans, captured in the Schooner Amistad...., New York: S.W. Benedict, 1841, wraps, in clamshell box, 8vo, ...

  • Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

    Lot: 96
    Sold for: $326$275

    Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory, Delivered to the Classes of Senior and Junior Sophisters in Harvard University, Cambridge: Hilliard and Metcalf, 1810, first ...

  • Schoolboy Watercolor Depicting the "Grand Federal Edifice,"

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $2,607$2,200

    Schoolboy Watercolor Depicting the "Grand Federal Edifice," by Charles May Dawes, "Done at M. Lane's School," Boston area, c. 1788, signed "Charles Dawes/AElulis sua 13" l.r., watercolor and ink ...

  • Coin Silver Spoon

    Lot: 500
    Sold for: $326$275

    Coin Silver Spoon, Benjamin C. Frobisher, Boston, c. 1816, with oval bowl, tipped fiddle handle with upturned end, the back of the handle engraved "J.Q.A. to M.C.A.," impressed maker's mark in a ...

  • Albert Gallatin Hoit (American, 1809-1856) Portrait of Ada Bachi (a.k.a. Addie Snow, Mrs. Ignatius Bachi, Mrs. Daniel Kimball, Jr.) Un

    Lot: 967A
    Sold for: $119$100

    Albert Gallatin Hoit (American, 1809-1856) Portrait of Ada Bachi (a.k.a. Addie Snow, Mrs. Ignatius Bachi, Mrs. Daniel Kimball, Jr.) Unsigned, oil on canvas laid down to matboard, framed. N.B. ...

  • Albert Gallatin Hoit (American, 1809-1856) Portrait of Pietro Bachi (aka Ignasio Batolo)

    Lot: 1110
    Sold for: $881$750

    Albert Gallatin Hoit (American, 1809-1856) Portrait of Pietro Bachi (aka Ignasio Batolo) Unsigned, "From / J.J. Adams / 99 Washington St. / Boston" canvas stencil on the reverse, oil on canvas, ...

  • John Quincy Adams Ward (American, 1830-1910) Bust Plaque of a Man in Profile

    Lot: 443
    Sold for: $2,468$2,100

    John Quincy Adams Ward (American, 1830-1910) Bust Plaque of a Man in Profile Signed "JQA WARD..." l.r. Bronze with a brown patina, 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (12.1 x 9.5 cm). Condition: Surface grime, light ...

  • Pair of Painted Leather Fire Buckets

    Lot: 217
    Sold for: $28,200$24,000

    Pair of Painted Leather Fire Buckets, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1820 both fire buckets with inscriptions "ALWAYS READY" and "CHESTER ADAMS" in black lettering on white banners and "1820" in creamy ...

  • Martin Van Buren Land Grant on Vellum

    Lot: 34
    Sold for: $53$45

    Martin Van Buren Land Grant on Vellum, secretarial signature, 1838. ...

  • Adams, John (1735-1826)

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $4,406$3,750

    Adams, John (1735-1826), Signed document, one page, April 2, 1799, as President, four language ship's paper issued for the Ship Minerva, sailing from New York, countersigned by Timothy Pickering as ...

  • Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $499$425

    Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Manuscript note signed, Washington, April 19, 1845, receipt acknowledging the acquisition of the fifth volume of the fourth series of the Documentary History of the ...

  • Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841)

    Lot: 53
    Sold for: $1,528$1,300

    Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841), Autograph letter signed, one page, December 22, 1825, as Senator from Ohio, to Mr. James Barbour, requesting additional information from him with respect to ...

  • Tinted Ambrotype of a Boy Leaning on a Daguerrian Tripod

    Lot: 360
    Sold for: $411$350

    Tinted Ambrotype of a Boy Leaning on a Daguerrian Tripod, quarter-plate, in gilt matt and (defective) leather case, (some peeling); and a framed engraving of John Quincy Adams, with pasted ...

  • Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $382$325

    Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, [undated], one page, clipped from a large document, possibly a ship's passport, countersigned by Henry Clay, framed with portrait, (good). ...

  • Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849)

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $235$200

    Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849), Autograph letter signed, June 30th, 1808, one page, as Secretary of the Treasury, to Benjamin Lincoln, responding negatively to a request for additional funds for ...

  • Monroe, James (1758-1831)

    Lot: 47
    Sold for: $441$375

    Monroe, James (1758-1831), Signed document, July 19th, 1824, one page, as President, land certificate for David Kilgour and others for 160 acres in the State of Indiana, countersigned, framed, (some ...

  • Monroe, James (1758-1831)

    Lot: 49
    Sold for: $264$225

    Monroe, James (1758-1831), Manuscript note signed, [undated], one page, as Secretary of State, cut from a larger document, (good). ...

  • Adams, John Quincy, (1767-1848)

    Lot: 183A
    Sold for: $118$100

    Adams, John Quincy, (1767-1848), Rare copy of The Wants of Man; A Poem, Lowell, Massachusetts: Amos Upton, 1841, original printed wraps, 16mo, (spotting and soiling). ...

  • Two Framed Presidential Prints

    Lot: 348
    Sold for: $264$225

    Two Framed Presidential Prints, James K. Polk: The People's Candidate for President, and Martin Van Buren: Eighth President of the United States, frame sizes 16 3/4 x 12 3/4, 16 1/4 x 12 1/4 ...

  • Interesting Continental Blue Enamel and Yellow Gold Snuffbox

    Lot: 550A
    Sold for: $3,643$3,100

    Interesting Continental Blue Enamel and Yellow Gold Snuffbox, 19th century, of rectangular form, the cover with a flag draped central armorial with floral spandrels and banding to the edges, the ...

  • Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

    Lot: 58
    Sold for: $940$800

    Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Autograph letter signed, May 4th, 1833, one page, to Lewis Cass, Secretary of War under Andrew Jackson, submitting further information as to the pension claims of ...

  • Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

    Lot: 59
    Sold for: $558$475

    Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, December 20, 1827, one page, as President, land grant to Edward Salisbury for 150 acres in Ohio, countersigned by G. W. Graham as Commissioner of ...

  • (Presentation Books)

    Lot: 132
    Sold for: $1,116$950

    (Presentation Books), Collection of eleven presentation books to Dr. Janet Travell, all signed and inscribed, comprising: Ted Sorenson's Kennedy, 1965, first edition; Arthur Schlesinger's A ...

  • Madison, James (1751-1836) and Monroe, James (1775-1831)

    Lot: 145
    Sold for: $1,058$900

    Madison, James (1751-1836) and Monroe, James (1775-1831), Signed document, January 22, 1814, as President, appointing Andrew Pierce of New Hampshire Principal Tax Assessor, countersigned by James ...

  • Madison, James (1751-1836) and Monroe, James (1758-1831)

    Lot: 146
    Sold for: $2,233$1,900

    Madison, James (1751-1836) and Monroe, James (1758-1831), Signed document, May 6th, 1815, one page on vellum, as President, ship's passport for the ship "Howland," Cornelius Howland, ...

  • (U.S. Presidents)

    Lot: 188
    Sold for: $235$200

    (U.S. Presidents), Two clipped autograph letter fragments, first, George Washington, four words, "This letter will be present," and John Adams, a three-line quotation concerning an armed ...

  • Adams, John (1735-1826)

    Lot: 203
    Sold for: $499$425

    Adams, John (1735-1826), Works, Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1850-1856, in ten volumes, cloth, with notes and illustrations by Charles Francis Adams, 4to, (some loose covers, scuffs, ...

  • (Broadside, American)

    Lot: 255
    Sold for: $3,525$3,000

    (Broadside, American), Printed broadside, dated February 27th, 1800, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, An Act to suspend the Commercial Intercourse between the United States and France, and the ...

  • Solid Blue Jasper Oval Portrait Medallion of Benjamin Franklin

    Lot: 383
    Sold for: $323$275

    Solid Blue Jasper Oval Portrait Medallion of Benjamin Franklin, England, 19th century, applied white relief depiction after the original portrait by Nini, unmarked, (rim chips restored), 3 1/2 x 4 ...

  • Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891)

    Lot: 85
    Sold for: $76$65

    Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891), Eight Titles, The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, Boston, 1899; Thayer, William Roscoe, Letters of John Holmes to James Russell Lowell, Boston, 1917; The ...