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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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY FIRST LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY FIRST LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND

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… (672-05). Learn More »


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Semi-bright blade meas. approx. 9.75 inches long x 1.00 inch wide. Blade has a clipped point with a raised center. Blade surface has light scattered mottling with small amounts of surface pitting in small pockets and some minor scratches. The true… (30-1977). Learn More »

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