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Acting Lieutenant Alden Spear's Naval Papers

Acting Lieutenant Alden Spear's Naval Papers

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$400$325

Acting Lieutenant Alden Spear's Naval Papers, c. 1863, secretarial letters written for Admiral David Farragut aboard the Hartford promoting Alden Spear, two letters of promotion signed by Secretary More ...

Civil War, Seven Documents.

Civil War, Seven Documents.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$246$200

Civil War, Seven Documents. Including: a receipt for $100 in Treasury Notes, signed by Treasury Secretary Gilbert Rodman (1800-1862) 21 September 1861; an October 31, 1862 letter signed by the More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) A Collection of Nine U.S. Military Telegraph Messages Related to Lincoln's Assassination.

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) A Collection of Nine U.S. Military Telegraph Messages Related to Lincoln's Assassination.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
107
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) A Collection of Nine U.S. Military Telegraph Messages Related to Lincoln's Assassination. Washington, D.C.: Navy Yard, 14-15 April 1865. A series of nine handwritten More ...

Welles, Gideon (1802-1878) Two Secretarial Letters Signed.

Welles, Gideon (1802-1878) Two Secretarial Letters Signed.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$185$150

Welles, Gideon (1802-1878) Two Secretarial Letters Signed. 25 March 1861, single leaf of wove lined paper, inscribed over one page, to Stewart Kennedy, informing him that he has passed the Navy's More ...

Dakota Pipe

Dakota Pipe

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

Dakota Pipe, c. 1840s, the catlinite bowl flared towards the top and with tapered prow (repaired), the ash stem with blue-green paint, plaited quillwork, and horsehair decoration, lg. 35 1/2 in. More ...

Copy of the First Written Newspaper in the Dakota Language, "Dakota Tawaxitku Kin or The Dakota Friend,"

Copy of the First Written Newspaper in the Dakota Language, "Dakota Tawaxitku Kin or The Dakota Friend,"

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$677$550

Copy of the First Written Newspaper in the Dakota Language, "Dakota Tawaxitku Kin or The Dakota Friend," Vol. 1, St. Paul, Minnesota, November 1850, No. 1, edited by G.H. Pond. Provenance: More ...

Rare Dakota Lance

Rare Dakota Lance

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
163
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Rare Dakota Lance, c. second quarter 19th century, the trade blade secured with large square nails to a wood shaft partially covered with red trade cloth, (some loss to the trade cloth), lg. 55 More ...

U.S. Navy Civil War General Order

U.S. Navy Civil War General Order

Auction:
2756T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 09, 2014
Lot:
1154
Unsold
 

U.S. Navy Civil War General Order, dated August 19th, 1864, instructing the recipient to report for duty on board the USS Vermont, signed by Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Bath, Maine. More ...

Thirteen Civil War Naval Letters, Maps, and Engravings

Thirteen Civil War Naval Letters, Maps, and Engravings

Auction:
2684M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 02, 2013
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$390$325

Thirteen Civil War Naval Letters, Maps, and Engravings, c. early to late 19th century, 1807 ship's manifest of the James Adams, maps of Boston harbor, Portsmouth, letters from various naval officers More ...

(Autograph Album, 19th Century)

(Autograph Album, 19th Century)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

(Autograph Album, 19th Century), Collection of autograph cards laid into an blue cloth album, [c. 1875], and including, Ulysses S. Grant, Caleb Cushing, King Kalakaua of the Hawaiian Islands, John More ...

(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

(Autograph Book, 19th Century), Large and extensive collection of United States political and historical figures, mostly 1871, with gilt tooled and lettered crushed green morocco binding, including: More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865), Signed document, March 26, 1862, one page, on vellum, as President, appointment of Herbert M. Griffiths as a Carpenter in the United States Navy, countersigned by More ...

(Civil War, Union Navy), Archive of Commander Samuel Gregory

(Civil War, Union Navy), Archive of Commander Samuel Gregory

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

(Civil War, Union Navy), Archive of Commander Samuel Gregory, 1861-1864, Commander of the U.S. Steamer Western World, later the U.S. Brig Perry, later the U.S.S. Potomska, comprising approximately More ...