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UNIDENTIFIED PORTRAIT OF AN AUSTRIAN OFFICER DATED 1874

UNIDENTIFIED PORTRAIT OF AN AUSTRIAN OFFICER DATED 1874

This oil on canvas portrait was done by Johann Bloss and is dated November 15, 1874. Unfortunately all efforts to identify the subject or to find a biography of the artist have failed. From the… (740-827). Learn More »

SIGNATURE - 'JOSH BILLINGS' - PEN NAME OF HUMORIST HENRY WHEELER SHAW

SIGNATURE - 'JOSH BILLINGS' - PEN NAME OF HUMORIST HENRY WHEELER SHAW

Excellent condition ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" card. Minor creases at corners. "Josh Billings / Allimacker". Josh Billings was the pen name of humorist born Henry Wheeler Shaw (20 April 1818… (L11993). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

SIGNATURE - JOHN BRIGHT, BRITISH POLITICIAN

SIGNATURE - JOHN BRIGHT, BRITISH POLITICIAN

Ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" card. Excellent condition, minor creases at corners. "John Bright / Feb 25, 1873". John Bright (November 16, 1811 – March 27, 1889), Quaker, was a British Radical… (L11995). Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $40.00

SIGNATURE - POLITICIAN THOMAS F. BAYARD, DELAWARE

SIGNATURE - POLITICIAN THOMAS F. BAYARD, DELAWARE

Excellent condition, in ink on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4". "T. F. Bayard / Delaware". BAYARD, Thomas Francis, Sr., (son of James Asheton Bayard, Jr., and father of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.), a Senator from… (L11990). Learn More »

$20.00
Originally $30.00

SIGNATURE - POLITICIAN THOMAS F. BAYARD, DELAWARE

SIGNATURE - POLITICIAN THOMAS F. BAYARD, DELAWARE

Excellent condition, in ink on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4". "T. F. Bayard / Delaware". BAYARD, Thomas Francis, Sr., (son of James Asheton Bayard, Jr., and father of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.), a Senator from… (L11899). Learn More »

$20.00
Originally $30.00

SIGNATURE - AUTHOR THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH

SIGNATURE - AUTHOR THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH

Faded blue ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 5/8". "Yours very truly, / Thomas Bailey Aldrich. / Boston, May 16", 1876." Excellent condition. Minor creases at corners from having been mounted. Thomas … (L11897). Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $40.00

SIGNATURE - POLITICIAN WILLIAM M. EVARTS

SIGNATURE - POLITICIAN WILLIAM M. EVARTS

Excellent condition, in ink on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4". "Wm M. Evarts / New York / Dec. 31. 1874". Minor mounting evidence visible at corners. EVARTS, William Maxwell, (grandson of Roger Sherman, cousin… (L12008). Learn More »

$20.00
Originally $30.00

SIGNATURE - HENRY LAURENS DAWES, US SENATOR

SIGNATURE - HENRY LAURENS DAWES, US SENATOR

Clean, excellent condition ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 5/8" card. Minor creases at corners. "H. L. Dawes / Mass." DAWES, Henry Laurens, a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in… (L12004). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

SIGNATURE - ROSCOE CONKLING, US REPRESENTATIVE & SENATOR FROM NEW YORK

SIGNATURE - ROSCOE CONKLING, US REPRESENTATIVE & SENATOR FROM NEW YORK

Born in Albany, N.Y., October 30, 1829; moved with his parents to Auburn, N.Y., in 1839; completed an academic course; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1850 and commenced practice in Utica, N.Y.;… (L12002). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

SIGNATURE - WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS, NOVELIST AND CRITIC

SIGNATURE - WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS, NOVELIST AND CRITIC

William Dean Howells (1837-1920), eminent American novelist and critic, whose championing of such diverse American writers as Stephen Crane, Frank Norris, Henry James, and Mark Twain made him the… (L12014). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

SIGNATURE - NOTED BIOGRAPHER JAMES PARTON

SIGNATURE - NOTED BIOGRAPHER JAMES PARTON

Excellent condition ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" card. "James Parton / New York, 1873". Slight creases at corners. Parton, James, 1822–91, American biographer, b. England. He came to the… (L12025). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

POST WAR SIGNATURE - BRIG. GEN. JAMES SHIELDS

POST WAR SIGNATURE - BRIG. GEN. JAMES SHIELDS

Ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 1/4" card. Very fine condition; ink slightly smudged at end of signature. "Jas Sheilds / Springfield / Jan 8th 1878". James Shields, born on May 12, 1806, emigrated … (L11881). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00

1870 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS CERTIFICATE OF CIVIL WAR NAVAL SERVICE, ISSUED TO WILLIAM J. YOUNG, U.S. NAVY

1870 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS CERTIFICATE OF CIVIL WAR NAVAL SERVICE, ISSUED TO WILLIAM J. YOUNG, U.S. NAVY

Standard state certificate, measuring 19.5 x 15, mounted in an attractive contemporary, glassed walnut frame with cardboard backing. Standard decoration with wingspread eagle & flags above and… (459-348). Learn More »

$115.00
Originally $145.00

SIGNATURE - MORRISON R. WAITE, CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

SIGNATURE - MORRISON R. WAITE, CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

Ink signature on 4 1/2" x 2 3/4" card. Excellent condition. "M. R. Waite". Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., November 29, 1816. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1850; delegate… (L12042). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

SIGNATURE - BAYARD TAYLOR, AUTHOR & JOURNALIST

SIGNATURE - BAYARD TAYLOR, AUTHOR & JOURNALIST

1825–78, American journalist and author, b. Kennett Square, Pa. His romantic verse in Ximena...and Other Poems (1844) secured him a long-standing assignment as correspondent for the New York… (L12037). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

1904 ATLAS OF THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM

1904 ATLAS OF THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM

This set of 14 maps comes in a hardcover folder that meas. approx. 14.25 x 17.50 inches. The exterior of the folder has a marbled decoration while the inside has the following: ATLAS OF THE… (10-1952). Learn More »

CARD AUTOGRAPHED BY 6TH CORPS GENERAL MARTIN T. MCMAHON

CARD AUTOGRAPHED BY 6TH CORPS GENERAL MARTIN T. MCMAHON

Item is a 3.50 x 2.00 inch card boldly signed in pencil “M. T. McMAHON, BVT. MAJ. GENL. 6TH ARMY CORPS” in three lines. Card has some light surface dirt and wear from age and storage but the… (P13167). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM CAPTAIN IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM CAPTAIN IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

Appointment dates from the 3rd day of March 1845. Signed by Jefferson Davis, Sec. of War, and President Franklin Pierce on 11 July 1856. Very fine condition with normal… (672-25). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM 2nd LIEUTENANT IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM 2nd LIEUTENANT IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

Appointment dates from the 23rd day of October 1841. Signed by John C. Spencer, Sec. of War, and President John Tyler on 1 February 1842. Very fine condition with normal… (672-24). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET CAPTAIN

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET CAPTAIN

Appointment dates from the 23rd day of September 1846 “for gallant and meritorious conduct in the Battle of Monterey”.  Signed by Wm. L. Marcy, Sec. of War, and President James K. Polk on 25… (672-23). Learn More »


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PAINTING ON MASON BOARD OF THE SPRINGS HOTEL AT GETTYSBURG

This painting is similar to a print of the Springs Hotel done by J. C. Davis for famous Gettysburg historian John B. Bachelder. The print was used by Bachelder in two of his books, “Popular Resorts, and How to Reach Them” and “Gettysburg: What… (P13188). Learn More »

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