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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
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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 »

RECRUITING CIRCULAR - “MAJ. GEN. HANCOCK’S FIRST ARMY CORPS OF VETERANS”

RECRUITING CIRCULAR - “MAJ. GEN. HANCOCK’S FIRST ARMY CORPS OF VETERANS”

Matted with white card. Measures 18 x 11.” Exhibits slight soiling, with fold-marks & light wrinkles. Else VG, & entirely legible. In the latter part of 1864 the war department authorized a… (337-229). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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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 »

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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 »

ADVERTISING CIRCULAR FOR ENGRAVING OF SENATE IMPEACHMENT VOTE FOR PRESIDENT ANDREW JOHNSON

ADVERTISING CIRCULAR FOR ENGRAVING OF SENATE IMPEACHMENT VOTE FOR PRESIDENT ANDREW JOHNSON

Measures 6 ¾” x 7 ¾.  Small sheet advertising the availability of “Large Copies of the Engraving printed on heavy plate paper size 18 x 24 inches” from the Boston Chromo Company, 12 West… (337-225). Learn More »

BOUND VOLUME OF WISCONSIN NEWSPAPERS

BOUND VOLUME OF WISCONSIN NEWSPAPERS

Bound volume meas. approx. 15.75 x 21.50 inches. Tape re-enforces the spine near the top. Item is tightly bound. Book contains issues of the INDEPENDENT PRESS of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Each newspaper is… (690-55). Learn More »

ORIGINAL MID 18TH CENTURY FENCING ENGRAVING BY FRENCH ARTIST P.J.F. GIRAURD

ORIGINAL MID 18TH CENTURY FENCING ENGRAVING BY FRENCH ARTIST P.J.F. GIRAURD

This highly detailed, original engraving is a mid-18th century paper artifact from a French fencing classic titled “Traite des Armes, dedie au Roy” completed by well known French artist P.J.F.… (453-24). Learn More »

ORIGINAL MID 18TH CENTURY FENCING ENGRAVING BY FRENCH ARTIST P.J.F. GIRAURD

ORIGINAL MID 18TH CENTURY FENCING ENGRAVING BY FRENCH ARTIST P.J.F. GIRAURD

This highly detailed, original engraving is a mid-18th century paper artifact from a French fencing classic titled “Traite des Armes, dedie au Roy” completed by well known French artist P.J.F.… (453-23). Learn More »

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY CAPTAIN, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY CAPTAIN, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY

Presented is an excellent military officer’s commission presented to J. F. Reynolds Landis.  Landis’ commission is a high-grade, cream-colored vellum paper and bears the handwritten signature in… (672-06). Learn More »

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A SECOND LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A SECOND LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

Presented is an excellent military officer’s commission presented to J. F. Reynolds Landis.  Landis’ commission is a high-grade, cream-colored vellum paper and bears the handwritten signature in… (672-03). Learn More »

$950.00
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M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPT. EDWIN A. WOOD, CO. A, 51ST MASSACHUSETTS

Manufactured: Unknown Maker: Unknown Year: 1862 Model: Non Regulation Staff & Field Size: 31.00 Condition: VG This sword is classified as non-regulation as it has the full basket minus the “US”.  High grade example with brass guard and… (870-394). Learn More »

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