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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

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 »

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
ON HOLD

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 »

$750.00
ON HOLD

WILLIAM REYNOLDS’ NAVAL OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS COMMANDER, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND SIGNED BY ANDREW JOHNSON

WILLIAM REYNOLDS’ NAVAL OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS COMMANDER, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND SIGNED BY ANDREW JOHNSON

Presented is an excellent, post Civil War-dated 1866 naval officer’s commission presented to William Reynolds of Lancaster, PA. William was the older brother of General John F. Reynolds of… (672-07). Learn More »

RARE ALEXANDER GARDNER AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

RARE ALEXANDER GARDNER AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

Dated Washington, DC 15th April, 1878. Pre-printed letter-head: "The / Washington Beneficial Endowment Association / of the District of Columbia…". One page letter written in ink on lined paper… (337-181). Learn More »

FRAMED AUTOGRAPH OF JAMES A. HARDIE, UNION GENERAL

FRAMED AUTOGRAPH OF JAMES A. HARDIE, UNION GENERAL

Autograph dated August 25, 1865 and reads "Jas A Hardie M Gen USA for autograph." Description on the back reads "James Allen Hardie was born in New York City on May 5, 1823. Before receiving an… (534-08). Learn More »

$75.00
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COIN SILVER DESK BOX MARKED “WM. CALDWELL / LAKE GEORGE”

This coin silver captain’s desk box is beautifully engraved on the lid with the name of the ship, the “William Caldwell”, which was built at the northern end of Lake George in Ticonderoga, New York in the spring of 1838. Box has a hinged and… (30-1983). Learn More »

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