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ROBERT ANDERSON Robert Anderson signs an autograph endorsement. Autograph Endorsement signed: "Approved/Robert Anderson/Major 1st Arty/Comdg", 3¾x2. Dated "1859" in another hand at lower left corner.
Sale Price $510.00
GEORGE BANCROFTTwo unsigned typed manuscript pages for the American Cyclopaedia, with over 40 lines of handwritten corrections by the historian and author Annotated typed manuscript unsigned: Pencil notations in top right corner and on verso of both pages, all in unknown hand.
Sale Price $405.00
GEORGE BANCROFTA signed black and white 5x7¾ vignette engraving of the author and Secretary of the Navy mounted to a sheet of paper Engraving Signed: "Geo. Bancroft". Pencil notations in bottom right corner of engraving in unknown hand. B/w, 5x7¾ overall, 3x3¾ vignette image, one surface. Mounted to a 10x13¼ sheet of paper.
Sale Price $450.00
SAMUEL L. BREESES The Rear Admiral signs a receipt for a check of $287.47 Receipt signed: "Sam L. Breeses", in black ink, 8¼x2¾. May 28, 1859. United States Navy Yard, New York. Receipt for a check from the Purser United States Navy for two hundred eighty seven dollars and forty seven cents. Samuel L.
Sale Price $324.00
CALEB CUSHING Free frank signed by the American statesman who negotiated the first US treaty with China Free Frank signed: "Free/Cushing", 3½x2¼. Clipped from an envelope. Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), a Democrat, represented his Massachusetts district in the US Congress (1835-1843).
Sale Price $180.00
CALEB CUSHING Free Frank signed as a Member of Congress Free Frank signed: "Free/Cushing", 2x1½ slip clipped from envelope. Ink note (unknown hand) below signature. Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), a Democrat, represented his Massachusetts district in the US Congress (1835-1843).
Sale Price $180.00
NAPOLEON J. T. DANA. An endorsement signed by the Civil War Major General dated 1864. Extremely rare! Endorsement signed: "N.J.T. Dana", 1p, 3½x2¾. Head Quarters, Department of the Mississippi, Memphis, Tenn., 1864 December 11.
Sale Price $378.00
PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS (CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA) - AUTOGRAPH ENDORSEMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1862 CO-SIGNED BY: BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN H. WINDER, GENERAL THOMAS J. GREEN - HFSID 258505Davis signs an autograph endorsement forwarding to Confederate Secretary of War Benjamin a handwritten letter from Green, a former general in the army of independent Texas, warning that Confederate soldiers were carrying CSA weapons home with them. General Winder adds a handwritten note to the same document, ordering that guards be posted at depot and they confiscate these weapons.
Sale Price $5,525.00
DAVID G. FARRAGUT He prepares to attack Port Hudson. Autograph Endorsement signed: "D.G. Farragut/Rear Admiral", 1p, 8x12½. U.S. Steamer Richmond, Baton Rouge, La., 1863 February 18. In full: "Appd for five thousand dollars".
Sale Price $2,465.00
JOHN C. FRÉMONT. Partly Printed DS: "J.C. Frémont" on verso, 1p, 7½x4½. Philadelphia, 1868 March 2. Bond No. 33, issued by the "Southern Trans-Continental Railroad./Texas Division-From Jefferson to El Paso." Construction Series 'A.' 14th Section of 20 Miles.
Sale Price $1,020.00
REAR ADMIRAL LOUIS M. GOLDSBOROUGH - ENDORSEMENT SIGNED 10/03/1872 CO-SIGNED BY: CAPTAIN GEORGE W. COLLIER - HFSID 321480REAR ADMIRAL LOUIS M. GOLDSBOROUGH As Commander of the Navy Yard in Washington, he endorses and forwards the financial report of the Marine Barracks there, signed by Captain George W. Collier Endorsement signed: "L. M. Goldsborough" as Rear Admiral, Commanding, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1872 October 3.
Sale Price $396.00
GENERAL THOMAS C. HINDMAN Twice-signed receipt form for fuel requisitioned for himself and his staff. War-dated, the month after he was wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga Receipt signed twice: "T. C. Hindman", 1 page, 7¾x6½. Signed on the receipt line and also in text of the requisition.
Sale Price $637.50
SAM HOUSTON His free frank as US Senator, signed on an envelope fragment with a railroad postmark Free Frank signed: "Free/Sam Houston", 4¾x1½. Brown envelope fragment with postmark of the Philadelphia and Baltimore Rail Road, March 3, no year, but circa 1854.
Sale Price $1,190.00
THOMAS S. JESUP. Address Leaf Free franked: "Tho: S. Jesup" as Quartermaster General, 10x7¾. Washington, D.C., no year, April 23. Written in unknown hand above signature: "Q.Mr. Genls Office." Addressed in unknown hand to: "Lieut: H.D. Callender, Acting Asst.
Sale Price $108.00
HENRY M. JUDAH Signed Autograph Endorsement (war dated, April 1863), recommending retention of an aide-de-camp Autograph Endorsement signed: "H. M. Judah/Brig. Gen/Comd. US Forces Ky.", 1 page, 6½x7¾ Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1863 April 2. Endorsing a Lieutenant J. D.
Sale Price $414.00
PRESIDENT MIRABEAU B. LAMAR (REPUBLIC OF TEXAS) - BOND SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: JAMES WRIGHT SIMMONS - HFSID 294528MIRABEAU B. LAMAR and JAMES WRIGHT SIMMONS As President of the Republic of Texas, he signs a $100 bond, issued at the new State Capital of Austin (which he had established two years earlier). Bond signed: "Mirabeau B. Lamar" as President of Texas, 1 page with 10 attached coupons, 9¾x7½.
Sale Price $1,275.00
JOHN A. LOGAN. Envelope Free Franked: "John A. Logan", 9¾x6¼. Addressed to F.W. Putnam, Esq., Harvard University, Cambridge. Printed in upper left: "Public Document./United States Senate./Part of Cong. Record/Free." No postal markings.
Sale Price $234.00
NATHANIEL LYONEngraving of the Union general killed in 1861 during The Battle of Wilson's Creek Engraving unsigned, 8x11. Facsimile signature featured at bottom center. “Likeness from a recent Photograph from life” written below facsimile signature. Issued by Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, N.Y.
Sale Price $85.50
JAMES G. MARTINJames G. Martin, a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War, signed this receipt for $3,000 as an assistant quartermaster in the United States Army in 1856. Receipt signed "J. G. Martin/A.Q.M.". With black and red notations on verso in unknown hand. 1 page, 7¾x5½, ruled paper.
Sale Price $488.75
As Assistant Adjutant General, he sends the petitioner a copy of a request to the Secretary of War. The request has been endorsed by Commanding General Winfield Scott, signed for him by a deputy.
Sale Price $765.00
FRANKLIN PIERCE An autograph fragment unsigned by Franklin Pierce. Autograph Fragment, unsigned, 6¼x1½. In full: "Honr Nathaniel Hawthorne". FRANKLIN PIERCE (1804-1869), who served as 14th U.S.
Sale Price $360.00
A signed, handwritten telegram from Porter telling General George Sykes that his daughter is recovering from a fever and should be visited soon. Dated January of 1862, the year Porter would be arrested and court-martialed for disobeying orders during the Second Battle of Bull Run. Extremely rare!
Sale Price $1,190.00
STERLING PRICE Sterling Price, as Governor, signs a bond for the state of Missouri for $1,000.00. Partly Printed Bond Signed: "Sterling Price" as Governor of Missouri, 1p, 11x8, mounted to 12¾x17 page, Missouri 1853 April 15.
Sale Price $680.00
STERLING PRICE Sterling Price signs a bond for the state of Missouri for $1,000.00. Partly Printed Bond Signed: "Sterling Price" as Governor of Missouri, 1p, 11x8¼, mounted to 12x12 page, Missouri 1853 April 15. A bond issued by the State of Missouri for $1,000, number 186 issued to A.W.
Sale Price $680.00
JOHN A. QUITMANThe American politician and military veteran is shown in his officer uniform on a horse in this image Steel Engraving Unsigned: 8x11 with a white border (one surface). Signature printed along bottom. Original picture produced by Chappel. John A.
Sale Price $90.00
WINFIELD SCOTT Matted 1860 engraving by Thomas Oldham Barlow, signed by Scott Engraving signed "Winfield Scott". B/w, 9½x11¾ engraving mounted on 10½ x16¼ card. With 19¼x25¼ grey matting. image 3¾x4¾ (one surface).
Sale Price $935.00
WINFIELD SCOTT. Engraving unsigned. B/w, 9½x12 overall, image 3¾x4¾ (one surface). Engraved by E. Teel from a daguerreotype by E. Gurney. Facsimile signature below image. General Scott (1786-1866) rose to Major General in the War of 1812.
Sale Price $126.00
WINFIELD SCOTT. Engraving unsigned. B/w, 8x11 overall, image 5½x7½ (one surface). Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York, entered according to an act of Congress, 1862. From a painting by Alonzo Chappel based on a recent photograph. Facsimile signature below image.
Sale Price $126.00
EDWIN V. SUMNER General wounded at Cerro Gordo and again at Antietam. Engraving, unsigned. B/w, 8x10¾ overall, image 5½x7½ (one surface). Facsimile signature in lower margin. Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York, entered by Act of Congress 1864. Edwin V.
Sale Price $112.50
ZACHARY TAYLOR © 1863; Johnson, Fry & Co., New York. From painting by Chappel, 7½x10½ overall, image 5½x7½.
Sale Price $144.00