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Henry Turney McKnight Sr. (American, 1913-1972)      Landscape of Woodstock

Henry Turney McKnight Sr. (American, 1913-1972) Landscape of Woodstock

Auction:
3310T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 13, 2019
Lot:
1323
Sold for:
$400$325

Henry Turney McKnight Sr. (American, 1913-1972) Landscape of Woodstock. Unsigned, identified on an exhibition label from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (see below). Oil on canvasboard, 12 x More ...

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Autograph Letter Signed, Concord, New Hampshire, 15 June 1844.

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Autograph Letter Signed, Concord, New Hampshire, 15 June 1844.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1054
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Autograph Letter Signed, Concord, New Hampshire, 15 June 1844. Wove bifolium inscribed over two pages with conjugate blank but for address panel, to Richard Frothingham More ...

Journal of the Second Session of the Senate of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, January 4th, 1790.

Journal of the Second Session of the Senate of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, January 4th, 1790.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1209
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Journal of the Second Session of the Senate of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, January 4th, 1790. New York: John Fenno, 1790. Folio, bound in contemporary More ...

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, Being the First Session of the Second Congress.

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, Being the First Session of the Second Congress.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1210
Sold for:
$492$400

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, Being the First Session of the Second Congress. Philadelphia: John Fenno, 1791. Folio, bound in full contemporary sheepskin with original More ...

Utah, LDS [Mormon] Church, the State of Deseret, Three Congressional Publications, 1849-1858.

Utah, LDS [Mormon] Church, the State of Deseret, Three Congressional Publications, 1849-1858.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1340
Sold for:
$197$160

Utah, LDS [Mormon] Church, the State of Deseret, Three Congressional Publications, 1849-1858. Including: Memorial of the Members of the Legislative Council of the Provisional Government of Deseret, More ...

U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword Identified to 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Francis Quinn, 4th US Infantry

U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword Identified to 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Francis Quinn, 4th US Infantry

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 04, 2019
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword Identified to 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Francis Quinn, 4th US Infantry, c. 1864, pierced brass hilt with foliate designs and "US," wire-wrapped shagreen More ...

Ye Chung (China, act. Mid-19th Century)      Portrait of the Clipper Ship Sancho Panza   off Hong Kong

Ye Chung (China, act. Mid-19th Century) Portrait of the Clipper Ship Sancho Panza off Hong Kong

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
273
Unsold
 

Ye Chung (China, act. Mid-19th Century) Portrait of the Clipper Ship Sancho Panza off Hong Kong Unsigned, the artist identified on a label reading in part "Ye Chung Portrait Painter, No. 529 More ...

Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Typed Letter Signed, 18 February 1939.

Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Typed Letter Signed, 18 February 1939.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1032
Sold for:
$135$110

Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Typed Letter Signed, 18 February 1939. Single leaf of U.S. Senate letterhead, to Rear Admiral Leo Otis Colbert (1883-1968), Director of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, More ...

Tudor, William Jr. (1779-1830) Manuscript Archive.

Tudor, William Jr. (1779-1830) Manuscript Archive.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1033
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Tudor, William Jr. (1779-1830) Manuscript Archive. Collection of manuscript material, including the following: octavo-format manuscript from 1799, documenting European tour, including stops in More ...

O'Neill, Eugene (1888-1953) Eleven First Trade Editions, Some Signed, Some with Dust Jackets.

O'Neill, Eugene (1888-1953) Eleven First Trade Editions, Some Signed, Some with Dust Jackets.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1140
Sold for:
$400$325

O'Neill, Eugene (1888-1953) Eleven First Trade Editions, Some Signed, Some with Dust Jackets. Including the following octavo volumes: Thirst, Boston: Gorham Press, 1914, publisher's binding; The More ...

Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968) Small Archive Regarding His Assassination.

Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968) Small Archive Regarding His Assassination.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1108
Sold for:
$172$140

Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968) Small Archive Regarding His Assassination. Typed letter signed by Ted Kennedy, 24 June 1968, with envelope, to Joseph Benedict, thanking him for recent More ...

Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968) Small Archive Regarding His Assassination.

Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968) Small Archive Regarding His Assassination.

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1345
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Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968) Small Archive Regarding His Assassination. Typed letter signed by Ted Kennedy, 24 June 1968, with envelope, to Joseph Benedict, thanking him for recent More ...

F.B. Adams & Sons 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch and Chain

F.B. Adams & Sons 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch and Chain

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

F.B. Adams & Sons 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch and Chain, London, mid-19th century, enameled porcelain dial with blued-steel hands, and sunk seconds, cuvette engraved "Adjusted to heat and cold," More ...

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signatures of Cabinet Members c. 1900.

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signatures of Cabinet Members c. 1900.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$62$50

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signatures of Cabinet Members c. 1900. Cards autographed by: Postmaster General Charles Emory Smith; Secretary of War Elihu Root; Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson; More ...

American School, Late 19th Century    Two Hudson River School/White Mountain-style Landscapes: Boater on a Lake

American School, Late 19th Century Two Hudson River School/White Mountain-style Landscapes: Boater on a Lake

Auction:
3081T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 08, 2018
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$800$650

American School, Late 19th Century Two Hudson River School/White Mountain-style Landscapes: Boater on a Lake and Cows Watering. Unsigned. Oil on academy board, 6 x 12 in., framed. Condition: More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts, Maine, 1806-1873)      Portraits of the Honorable Rufus Soule and Susan Mitchell Soule

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts, Maine, 1806-1873) Portraits of the Honorable Rufus Soule and Susan Mitchell Soule

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts, Maine, 1806-1873) Portraits of the Honorable Rufus Soule and Susan Mitchell Soule Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 26 x 22 in., in molded gilded frames. More ...

DeWolf Archive

DeWolf Archive

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

DeWolf Archive, 18th to 20th century. Note: Many scholars have argued that it is impossible to understand the wealth created in colonial and early national Rhode Island without understanding the More ...

Letter from John Edwards to George W. William, Esq.

Letter from John Edwards to George W. William, Esq.

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$123$100

Letter from John Edwards to George W. William, Esq., December 1824, regarding "hiring negro boys to make cigars." Note: John Edwards (1748-1837) was an American planter and statesman who was More ...

The Liberator

The Liberator

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
113
Unsold
 

The Liberator, February 12, 1860, includes articles about Senate bills introduced to equalize the pay for all soldiers, even those of African descent. More ...

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804. Single folio format laid paper leaf, inscribed on one side. To Baldwin's half-brother Henry (1780-1844), thanking him for the More ...

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Impeachment Ticket and Stub, 24 April 1868.

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Impeachment Ticket and Stub, 24 April 1868.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$369$300

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Impeachment Ticket and Stub, 24 April 1868. Two coral colored cards printed on heavy stock, ticket number 99, admitting the bearer to the gallery of the U.S. Senate to More ...

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Impeachment Ticket and Stub, 6 April 1868; and a Second Ticket 16 April 1868.

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Impeachment Ticket and Stub, 6 April 1868; and a Second Ticket 16 April 1868.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
68
Sold for:
$738$600

Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Impeachment Ticket and Stub, 6 April 1868; and a Second Ticket 16 April 1868. Two pale purple cards printed on heavy stock, ticket number 509, admitting the bearer to the More ...

Otis, Samuel Allyne (1740-1814) Document Signed February 22, 1797, Referring to John Adams' Retirement from the Senate.

Otis, Samuel Allyne (1740-1814) Document Signed February 22, 1797, Referring to John Adams' Retirement from the Senate.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Otis, Samuel Allyne (1740-1814) Document Signed February 22, 1797, Referring to John Adams' Retirement from the Senate. Single page document on laid paper, secretrial hand, signed by Otis, a brief More ...

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) The Daily Advertiser.

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) The Daily Advertiser.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$123$100

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) The Daily Advertiser. New York: Francis Childs, June 17, 1789. Newspaper that includes a classified advertisement taken out by Aaron Burr as he sought to sell his home in New More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Profiles in Courage  , Signed Presentation Copy to Maine Senator Frederick G. Payne (1904-1978)

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Profiles in Courage , Signed Presentation Copy to Maine Senator Frederick G. Payne (1904-1978)

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Profiles in Courage, Signed Presentation Copy to Maine Senator Frederick G. Payne (1904-1978) New York: Harper & Brothers, [1956]. Stated first edition with More ...

Providence Gazette  , 1794, Approximately Forty-five Issues.

Providence Gazette , 1794, Approximately Forty-five Issues.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$861$700

Providence Gazette, 1794, Approximately Forty-five Issues. Providence: Carter & Wilkinson, 1794. Folio-format bifolium papers, with many news stories regarding domestic and world events during the More ...

Mahogany Chest-on-chest

Mahogany Chest-on-chest

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
359
Unsold
 

Mahogany Chest-on-chest, probably southern New Hampshire, late 18th century, projecting cornice, thumb-molded drawers, and bandy legs, ht. 78 1/2, lower case wd. 38, lower case dp. 18 1/2 in. More ...

1st Regiment United States Sharpshooters Bronze Medal of New York State, U.S. Mint

1st Regiment United States Sharpshooters Bronze Medal of New York State, U.S. Mint

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

1st Regiment United States Sharpshooters Bronze Medal of New York State, U.S. Mint, c. 1861-65, bronze medal with the New York state seal on the obverse, and the reverse marked "PRESENTED/TO THE/1ST More ...

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$615$500

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books, 20th century, including: Rules and Regulations for the Sword Excercise of the Cavalry, London, 1796; A Treatise More ...

Cane Made from the Flagship Hartford

Cane Made from the Flagship Hartford

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$861$700

Cane Made from the Flagship Hartford, c. late 19th century, oak cane, gold handle with raised foliate designs, engraved on the top "RELIC/of/FLAGSHIP HARTFORD/to/Senator Frey," with a brass and iron More ...