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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

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

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 »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET MAJOR

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET MAJOR

Appointment dates from the 23rd day of February 1847, “for gallant and meritorious conduct in the ‘Battle of Buena Vista’ “. Signed by Wm. L. Marcy and President James K. Polk on 25 Aug.… (672-22). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM LT. COLONEL IN THE 14TH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM LT. COLONEL IN THE 14TH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY

Appointment dates from the 14th day of May 1861. Signed by Simon Cameron, Sec. of War and Abraham Lincoln on 17 Aug. 1861.  Folds otherwise superb. One of the largest signatures of Lincoln we have… (672-21). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BRIGADIER GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BRIGADIER GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS

Appointment is to date from the 20th day of August, 1861.  Signed by Edwin M. Stanton, Sec. of War and Abraham Lincoln on 6 Feb. 1862.  Some age foxing and folds.  Very fine Lincoln… (672-19). Learn More »

THE LIBERATOR – JULY 21, 1865

THE LIBERATOR – JULY 21, 1865

VO. XXXV / NO.29 / WHOLE NO. 1798, DATED BOSTON, JULY 21, 1865.  William Lloyd Garrison, Editor. 4 pp., 6 columns, measuring 25 x 17.25”. Lightly soiled at the margins, and the upper left corner,… (L13693). Learn More »

RARE, ORIGINAL TRI-MONTHLY RETURN FOR CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOSEPH WHEELER’S CAVALRY CORPS

RARE, ORIGINAL TRI-MONTHLY RETURN FOR CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOSEPH WHEELER’S CAVALRY CORPS

Presented here is an original document titled “TRI-MONTHLY Return of CAV. CORPS” of the Army of Tennessee commanded by Maj. Gen. Jos. Wheeler / Jul 10, 1863”. This rare, matted, oversized… (717-01). Learn More »

NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS:  “A GREAT FRAUD” - WORKINGMAN’S PRO-UNION / ANTI-COPPERHEAD BROADSIDE

NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS: “A GREAT FRAUD” - WORKINGMAN’S PRO-UNION / ANTI-COPPERHEAD BROADSIDE

Published by the N.Y. Workingmen’s Democratic Republican Association; printed by the Loyal Publication Society. Measures 19 x 11.5”,  mounted on green mat, in modern black frame measuring 19 x… (337-218). Learn More »

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

2 pp., in ink on mourning paper, to a committee consisting of Mrs. J. Pinckney Smith, Chairwoman; Mrs. Edgar Farrar; Mrs. S.R. Mallory; Miss Olivia Freret; and Mrs. Cora L. Richardson, Corresponding… (337-231). Learn More »

CIRCA 1910’S “UNCLE TOM’S CABIN” BROADSIDE

CIRCA 1910’S “UNCLE TOM’S CABIN” BROADSIDE

Double-sided playbill, measuring 18 x 6”, yellowed & chipped along top & bottom margins. Horizontal fold marks with a one inch tear along one margin. Colorfully written period text: … (344-1620). Learn More »


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EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the 4th edition of the Ordnance Manual. This specimen is… (1000-576). Learn More »

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