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Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Four Broadsides Issued by Governor John Brooks, 1820s.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Four Broadsides Issued by Governor John Brooks, 1820s.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$154$125

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Four Broadsides Issued by Governor John Brooks, 1820s. Three of the four typographically printed broadsides on paper refer to days of Thanksgiving, the fourth More ...

American School, Late 19th Century  Thirteen Black and White Drawings, Including: Charles Harry (Henry) Eaton (1850-1901), I...

American School, Late 19th Century Thirteen Black and White Drawings, Including: Charles Harry (Henry) Eaton (1850-1901), I...

Auction:
2957T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 10, 2016
Lot:
1180
Sold for:
$615$500

American School, Late 19th Century Thirteen Black and White Drawings, Including: Charles Harry (Henry) Eaton (1850-1901), Along the Pond, signed and dated "C. Harry Eaton 87" l.r., titled l.l.; More ...

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

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

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
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 ...

Lee-metford Bolt Action Rifle

Lee-metford Bolt Action Rifle

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$861$700

Lee-metford Bolt Action Rifle, c. 1902, serial number 9234, walnut stock stamped with COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/MILY. FORCES and double broad arrows on the right side of the butt, right side of the More ...

Large Group of WWI and WWII Web Belts and Equipment

Large Group of WWI and WWII Web Belts and Equipment

Auction:
2763T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2014
Lot:
1113
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Large Group of WWI and WWII Web Belts and Equipment, c. early to mid-20th century, cartridge belts, mess kits, holsters, Browning automatic rifle belts, cavalry canteen, as well as a few More ...

Gold Coin-mounted Necklace

Gold Coin-mounted Necklace

Auction:
2746B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 09, 2014
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Gold Coin-mounted Necklace, a 1973 Commonwealth of the Bahamas $50.00, and two 1966 British Sovereigns, in 14kt gold bezels, and suspended from 14kt gold chain, 41.1 dwt. More ...

Brown, John (1800-1859) Autograph Note Signed and Endorsed Check, 1 December 1859.

Brown, John (1800-1859) Autograph Note Signed and Endorsed Check, 1 December 1859.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
6
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Brown, John (1800-1859) Autograph Note Signed and Endorsed Check, 1 December 1859. Single page of lined paper, inscribed on one side, the original check set into the same sheet, a window cut in More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission to the Rank of Major, John May (1748-1812) 1 July 1781.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission to the Rank of Major, John May (1748-1812) 1 July 1781.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$3,120$2,600

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission to the Rank of Major, John May (1748-1812) 1 July 1781. [and] Military Commission appointing May Adjutant of the Boston Regiment of Militia, 10 More ...

Massachusetts, General Court. Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Massachusetts, General Court. Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$246$200

Massachusetts, General Court. Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Boston: Adams & Nourse, 1783-1789. Folio, thirteen separate parts, not collated or contiguous; More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Document Signed, April, 1794.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Document Signed, April, 1794.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$492$400

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Document Signed, April, 1794. Single page on laid paper with partial eagle watermark, inscribed on one side, with court information on the verso. A written More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment.   8 November 1782.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$780$650

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782. One page, on parchment, in brown and red ink, signed as Massachusetts Governor, appointing Joshua Wetherle Captain More ...

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679)   Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$2,640$2,200

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil. London: Printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. Small folio, head edition, with later issue More ...

German, Commonwealth, and American Insignia

German, Commonwealth, and American Insignia

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
175
Sold for:
$180$150

German, Commonwealth, and American Insignia, c. 1900-1945, two pairs of German shoulder straps, one single strap, army dress collar tabs, English war medal, Canadian military service, World War One More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$84,000$70,000

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837. One folded wove paper bifolium inscribed on four pages, congressional stationery. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864), thanking More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment.   8 November 1782.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
43
Unsold
 

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782. One page, on parchment, in brown and red ink, signed as Massachusetts Governor, appointing Joshua Wetherle Captain More ...

Marine Archive of Captain Joseph Tirrell, Weymouth, Massachusetts:

Marine Archive of Captain Joseph Tirrell, Weymouth, Massachusetts:

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
81
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Marine Archive of Captain Joseph Tirrell, Weymouth, Massachusetts: Printed documents: An Act for the Government and Regulation of Seamen in the Merchants' Service, [completed in ink in 1810], old More ...

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679)   Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
339
Unsold
 

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil. London: Printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. Small folio, head edition, with later issue More ...

Printed Documents Signed.

Printed Documents Signed.

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$425$350

Printed Documents Signed. Seven documents including two Commonwealth of Massachusetts military appointments printed and completed in manuscript from Sudbury, 1789 and Newburyport, 1794; a 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

Auction:
2570M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2011
Lot:
1363
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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 ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signer from Massachusetts, Signed document, one page, October 13th, 1795, as Governor of Massachusetts, militia appointment for Thomas Spring as Lieutenant in the Sixth More ...

(Shay's Rebellion, Acts and Laws of Massachusetts)

(Shay's Rebellion, Acts and Laws of Massachusetts)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

(Shay's Rebellion, Acts and Laws of Massachusetts), Rare printed act, Acts and Laws Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts, Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1787, wraps in a later gilt lettered half More ...

Cromwell, Oliver, Lord Protector of England (1599-1658)

Cromwell, Oliver, Lord Protector of England (1599-1658)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
163
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

Cromwell, Oliver, Lord Protector of England (1599-1658), Signed document, one page, August 11th, 1657, on vellum, to foreign Lord Vizier Azem, a formal complaint levied by the merchants of the More ...

Seven Framed Works

Seven Framed Works

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2011
Lot:
1261
Sold for:
$25$20

Seven Framed Works, a music-themed woodcut on laid paper, sight size 14 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., three Indo-Persian works on fabric, an Indo-Persian work on paper, a 1934 Commonwealth of Massachusetts copy 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

Auction:
2556M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 28, 2011
Lot:
788
Unsold
 

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 ...

Seven Framed Works

Seven Framed Works

Auction:
2546M
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2011
Lot:
508
Unsold
 

Seven Framed Works, a music-themed woodcut on laid paper, sight size 14 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., three Indo-Persian works on fabric, an Indo-Persian work on paper, a 1934 Commonwealth of Massachusetts copy More ...

Group of Civil War Related Documents

Group of Civil War Related Documents

Auction:
2546M
Auction:
Discovery - May 11, 2011
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$178$150

Group of Civil War Related Documents, a framed Frederic Manson, May, 1865 Union Army discharge and related 1870 Commonwealth of Massachusetts service testimonial, three 1863 Union Army passes, an More ...

Frederic Porter Vinton (American, 1846-1911)      Portrait of a Gentleman, identified as the Honorable William Gaston.

Frederic Porter Vinton (American, 1846-1911) Portrait of a Gentleman, identified as the Honorable William Gaston.

Auction:
2543M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 13, 2011
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$889$750

Frederic Porter Vinton (American, 1846-1911) Portrait of a Gentleman, identified as the Honorable William Gaston. Signed and dated "Frederic P. Vinton, 1893" u.r., sitter identified as "Hon. More ...

American School, 20th Century      Pond View with Distant Landscape

American School, 20th Century Pond View with Distant Landscape

Auction:
2543M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 13, 2011
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$356$300

American School, 20th Century Pond View with Distant Landscape. Signed indistinctly l.r., a partial label "Commonwealth of Massachusetts/Pari...ositi..." on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 24 x 29 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

Auction:
2540M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 17, 2011
Lot:
717
Unsold
 

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 ...

The Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Auction:
2537M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 17, 2011
Lot:
701
Sold for:
$47$40

The Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Thomas & Andrews and Manning & Loring, Boston, 1807, vol. I and III, calf. More ...