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Auction 184, Lot 784

Subject: Document - New York Stock Exchange

[Opening of New York Stock Exchange] Columbian Centinel Whole No. 860 Saturday, June 16, 1792. No. 28, of Vol. XVII, 1792

Size: 10.8 x 17.3 inches (27.4 x 43.9 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Announcement of “New York Tontine Coffee-House,” Original Home of the New York Stock Exchange
Sold for: $120
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 785

Subject: Document - Balloon Flight, George Washington

[Account of the Balloon Ascent of Jean-Pierre Blanchard] The Salem Gazette. (Volume VII.) Tuesday, January 22, 1793. (Number 328.), 1793

Size: 11.1 x 17.3 inches (28.2 x 43.9 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
George Washington Observes First Manned Balloon Ascent in the United States
Sold for: $120
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 786

Subject: Document - Lewis & Clark

[Lewis & Clark] “Lewis's Map of the Parts of North-America Which Lie Between the 35th and 51st Degrees of North Latitude, from the Missisippi and the Upper Lakes to the North Pacific Ocean [in] The Medical Repository..., 1806

Size: 5.4 x 8.9 inches (13.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Description of Original Lewis & Clark Map and Early Report of Expedition
Sold for: $200
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 787

Subject: Document - Sibley & Jefferson

[Louisiana Territory] Louisiana. An Account of the Red River and Country Adjacent [in] The American Register..., 1809

Size: 6 x 9.2 inches (15.2 x 23.4 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Early Accounts of Louisiana by Sibley and Jefferson
Sold for: $120
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 788

Subject: Document - Religious Liberty

"Religious Liberty" [in] Niles' Weekly Register, May 29, 1819, 1819

Size: 6.4 x 9.6 inches (16.3 x 24.4 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Brackenridge’s Famous Speech on Religious Liberty and the “Jew Bill”
Sold for: $150
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 183, Lot 549

Subject: Documents - Thomas Jefferson

[Lot of 2 - Thomas Jefferson's State of the Union Addresses in 1805 & 1806] The Balance, and Columbian Repository [and] Columbian Centinel, 1805-06

Size: See Description
Estimate: $200 - $250
Jefferson’s State of Union Messages with Early References to Western Expeditions (1805) & Return of Lewis and Clark (1806)
Sold for: $130
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 550

Subject: Document - Pike's Expedition

[Pike's Expedition] The Medical Repository ... and A Review of American Publications on Medicine … Second Hexade. Vol. V, 1808

Size: 5.3 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 21.6 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
Early Report of Pike’s Expedition to Louisiana and Capture
Sold for: $400
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 551

Subject: Document - Texas Independence

U.S. Government

[Texas] Message from the President of the United States, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate, Relating to the Condition of Texas, &c., 1836

Size: 5.6 x 8.8 inches (14.2 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $500 - $650
First Official Printing of the 1836 Texas Declaration of Independence and Constitution
Sold for: $250
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 552

Subject: Document - Custer

U.S. Government

[Custer] Difficulties with Indian Tribes. Message from the President of the United States in Answer to a Resolution of the House of the 7th Ultimo, Asking for Information Relative to Difficulties with Various Tribes of Indians, 1870

Size: 5.8 x 8.9 inches (14.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Custer at the Washita River - Battle or Massacre?
Sold for: $130
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 182, Lot 781

Subject: Document - Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson, Thomas

[Thomas Jefferson Appointment Signed], 1779

Size: 10.6 x 6.1 inches (26.9 x 15.5 cm)
Estimate: $9,500 - $11,000
An Uncommon Signature During Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia
Unsold
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 782

Subject: Document - Louisiana Purchase

[Louisiana Purchase] New-York Evening Post. No. 504 - Thursday, June 30, 1803, 1803

Size: 13.4 x 19.2 inches (34 x 48.8 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $375
Hamilton’s Newspaper Makes Early Announcement of the Louisiana Purchase
Sold for: $210
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 783

Subject: Document - Lewis & Clark

[Lewis & Clark] The Medical Repository and Review of American Publications…Second Hexade. Vol. I, 1804

Size: 5.3 x 8.4 inches (13.5 x 21.3 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $400
Remarkable Magazine Volume with Important Louisiana and Lewis & Clark Reports
Sold for: $450
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 784

Subject: Document - California

[California] Journal of a Voyage Between China and the North-Western Coast Of America, Made In 1804 [in] The American Register: or General Repository of History, Politics, and Science Part I For 1808. Vol. III, 1808

Size: 5.6 x 9.3 inches (14.2 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $500 - $700
First Extensive Account of California Published in the United States by an American Visitor
Sold for: $1,400
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 785

Subject: Document - Oregon Trail

[Oregon Trail] "American Enterprize" [in] The Weekly Register. No. 17 of Vol. IV , 1813

Size: 6.8 x 10.6 inches (17.3 x 26.9 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Discovery of Oregon Trail by First Major Expedition to the Pacific After Lewis & Clark
Sold for: $325
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 786

Subject: Document - Texas Independence

[Texas Independence] Niles' Weekly Register. Fourth Series. No. 6 - Vol. XIV, 1836

Size: 6.3 x 9.7 inches (16 x 24.6 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
1836 Texas Declaration of Independence and Much More
Sold for: $900
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 787

Subject: Document - Sioux Indian Affairs

U.S. War Department

Engagement Between United States Troops and Sioux Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting Information Relating to an Engagement Between the United States Troops and the Sioux Indians Near Fort Laramie, 1855

Size: 5.7 x 8.9 inches (14.5 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $150 - $180
Firsthand Accounts of the Grattan Massacre and Start of the First Sioux War
Sold for: $75
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 788

Subject: Document - Mormon War & Western Exploration

U.S. War Department

Message of the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-fifth Congress ...Vol. II, 1858

Size: 5.9 x 9.1 inches (15 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Reports on the Mormon War and Western Exploration
Sold for: $425
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 789

Subject: Documents - African Slave Trade

U.S. Government

[Lot of 2 - African Slave Trade] Message of the President …Transmitting a Copy of the Treaty Between the United States and Her Britannic Majesty for the Suppression of the African Slave Trade [and] … In Relation to the African Slave Trade, 1858-62

Size: 5.7 x 8.9 inches (14.5 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Lincoln Brings an End to the African Slave Trade
Sold for: $200
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 790

Subject: Documents - Reconstruction

U.S. Government

[Lot of 2 - Andrew Johnson] Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, … A Copy of Proclamation Granting Pardon and Amnesty to All Persons Engaged in the Late Rebellion [and] ... An Additional Article to the Constitution..., 1866-69

Size: 5.8 x 9.1 inches (14.7 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Civil War Proclamation Granting Full Pardon and Amnesty and Transmittal of 14th Amendment
Sold for: $120
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 791

Subject: Document - Texas

[Texas] Letter of the President of Constitutional Convention of Texas Communicating the Report of Special Committee on Lawlessness and Violence in That State, 1868

Size: 5.8 x 9 inches (14.7 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Startling Report on Lawlessness and Violence in Texas During Reconstruction
Sold for: $80
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 792

Subject: Document - General Fitz John Porter

[Letter from Union General Fitz John Porter to General William B. Franklin], 1871

Size: 7.6 x 9.8 inches (19.3 x 24.9 cm)
Estimate: $150 - $180
Unsold
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 793

Subject: Document - Women's Suffrage

U.S. Government

[Women's Suffrage] Susan B. Anthony. Mr. Tremain, from the Committee on the Judiciary, Submitted the Following Report:…, 1874

Size: 5.8 x 8.9 inches (14.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Susan B. Anthony’s Appeal of Fine Rejected by Senate Committee
Sold for: $120
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 181, Lot 415

Subject: London, England

A Plan of Hyde Park Taken on the Fourth of June 1799 When Sixty Six Volunteer Corps Paraded There in Honor of Their Sovereigns Birth Day..., 1799

Size: 16.6 x 14.9 inches (42.2 x 37.8 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $500
British Volunteer Corps Document from French Revolutionary War
Sold for: $300
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 724

Subject: Document - French & Indian War

[French & Indian War] “Extract of a Letter from Williamsburg in Virginia, Dated Oct. 7” [and] “Extract of a Letter from an Officer on Board the Chester Man of War” [in] The London Chronicle..., 1757

Size: 8.2 x 11.1 inches (20.8 x 28.2 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
French & Indian War Hostilities at Fort Du Quesne and On the Sea
Sold for: $130
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 725

Subject: Document - Lewis & Clark

[Lewis & Clark] The Medical Repository, and Review of American Publications … Second Hexade. Vol. IV, 1807

Size: 5.3 x 8.4 inches (13.5 x 21.3 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $375
Announcement of Lewis and Clark’s Successful Expedition and Related Expeditions
Sold for: $2,750
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 727

Subject: Documents - Mormonism, Nat Turner Rebellion

“Mormonism” [and] “Insurrection of the Blacks” [in] Niles' Weekly Register, 1831

Size: 6.6 x 10.3 inches (16.8 x 26.2 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Early Reports on the Formation of the Mormon Church and Nat Turner’s Rebellion
Sold for: $210
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 729

Subject: Document - Texas

U.S. Government

[Texas Admitted to Union and War Declared with Mexico] Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Twenty-Ninth Congress of the United States; with an Appendix…, 1846

Size: 5.5 x 8.3 inches (14 x 21.1 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Texas Admitted to Union and War Declared with Mexico
Sold for: $150
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 730

Subject: Document - War Department

U.S. War Department

[War Department Annual Report] Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress. Volume II, 1858

Size: 5.6 x 8.9 inches (14.2 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
One of the Most Outstanding War Department Reports on Western Exploration in the 19th Century
Sold for: $230
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 731

Subject: Documents- Indian Wars

U.S. Government

[Lot of 2] Indian Affairs in Oregon and Washington Territories, &c. Message from the President… [and] Message from the President of the United States ... at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress. Volume I, 1858

Size: 6 x 9.1 inches (15.2 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Two Important Reports on Indian Wars in Oregon and Washington Territories
Sold for: $120
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 732

Subject: Document - Early Nevada Mining

[Scarce Early Nevada Mining Report] Annual Report of the State Mineralogist of the State of Nevada for 1866, 1867

Size: 5.5 x 8.6 inches (14 x 21.8 cm)
Estimate: $120 - $150
Sold for: $70
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 733

Subject: Document - Native Indians

Cherokee Orphan Asylum Press. Vol. 1. No, 2., 1880

Size: 6.1 x 9 inches (15.5 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Extremely Rare Newspaper Written by Cherokee Orphans
Sold for: $9,000
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 747

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

U.S. War Department

[2 Volumes in 3 Disbound Sections] Report of the Secretary of War Communicating the Several Pacific Railroad Explorations [Vol. I & Vol. II], 1855

Size: 5.7 x 9 inches (14.5 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Scarce Octavo First Edition of the Pacific Railroad Reports
Sold for: $120
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 180, Lot 779

Subject: Document - Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson, Thomas

[Thomas Jefferson Appointment Signed], 1779

Size: 10.6 x 6.1 inches (26.9 x 15.5 cm)
Estimate: $9,500 - $11,000
An Uncommon Signature During Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 780

Subject: Document - National Capital Debate

Anon.

"The Federal City Ought to Be on the Patowmack" [in] The Maryland Journal and Baltimore Advertiser No. 3, of Vol. XVII. Friday, January 8, 1790. No. 1210, 1790

Size: 10.8 x 16.9 inches (27.4 x 42.9 cm)
Estimate: $150 - $180
Important Article Advocating for the National Capital on the Potomac River
Sold for: $100
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 781

Subject: Document - Thomas Paine

“Letter to Mr. Secretary Dundas, in Answer to His Speech on the Late Proclamation" [in] Columbian Centinel Whole No. 883 Wednesday, September 5, 1792. No 51, of Vol. XVII , 1792

Size: 10.8 x 17.3 inches (27.4 x 43.9 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Thomas Paine Defends His Rights of Man
Sold for: $120
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 782

Subject: Document - Lewis & Clark

[Lewis & Clark] The Literary Magazine and American Register Volume 1, No. 1 (October 1803) – No. 6 (March 1804), 1804

Size: 5.4 x 8.8 inches (13.7 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $500
Early Announcements of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
Sold for: $300
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 783

Subject: Document - War of 1812, James Madison

[War of 1812] Jefferson Against Madison's War, Being an Exhibition of the Late President Jefferson's Opinions of the Impolicy, and Folly of All Wars, Especially for the United States, Together with Some Remarks on the Present War..., 1812

Size: 5.8 x 9.1 inches (14.7 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $150 - $180
Election of 1812 Protest Against the War of 1812
Sold for: $100
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 784

Subject: Document - Oregon Country

U.S. Government

[Northwest Exploration] Northwest Coast of America. ... Mr. Baylies ... Made the following Report … as Respects the establishment of a Military Post at the Mouth of the Columbia River..., 1826

Size: 5.8 x 8.8 inches (14.7 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
Early Report on Explorations and American Claims to Oregon
Sold for: $150
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 785

Subject: Documents - Andrew Jackson

[Bound Set of Pamphlets Related to Andrew Jackson], 1828-36

Size: 6 x 9.3 inches (15.2 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $400
Andrew Jackson Censured for Closing the U.S. Bank
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 786

Subject: Document - Texas Independence

U.S. Government

[Texas Independece] Capture of the Mexican Brig Urrea. Message from the President of the United States..., 1838

Size: 5.6 x 8.9 inches (14.2 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $100 - $130
Sold for: $75
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 787

Subject: Document - Lincoln

U.S. Government

[Abraham Lincoln] Report of the Commissioner of Patents, for the Year 1849. Part I. Arts and Manufactures, 1850

Size: 5.9 x 9.1 inches (15 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $230
Lincoln Receives Only Patent Granted to a U.S. President
Sold for: $120
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 788

Subject: Document - Texas Boundary Dispute

U.S. Government

[Texas Boundary Dispute] Message from the President of the United States, Relative to the Claim of Texas to Jurisdiction Over Part of New Mexico, 1850

Size: 5.8 x 8.9 inches (14.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $140 - $170
Important Texas Document - Compromise of 1850
Sold for: $100
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 789

Subject: Document - Mormon War & Western Exploration

U.S. War Department

[Mormon War] Message of the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-fifth Congress. Vol. II, 1858

Size: 5.9 x 9.2 inches (15 x 23.4 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Reports on the Mormon War and Western Exploration
Sold for: $475
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 790

Subject: Document - American Judaica

U.S. Government

[American Judaica] Discriminations in Switzerland Against Citizens of the United States of the Hebrew Persuasion. Message of the President of the United States..., 1860

Size: 6 x 9.4 inches (15.2 x 23.9 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $375
Swiss Discrimination of American Jews Challenged
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 791

Subject: Document - General Fitz John Porter

[Letter from Union General Fitz John Porter to General William B. Franklin], 1871

Size: 7.6 x 9.8 inches (19.3 x 24.9 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 792

Subject: Document - Custer

U.S. Gov't Printing Office

[Custer] Report of the Secretary of War; Being Part of the Message and Documents Communicated to the Two Houses of Congress at the Beginning of the Second Session of the Forty-Fourth Congress. Volume I, 1876

Size: 6 x 9 inches (15.2 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $230
First Official Report of Custer’s Last Stand
Sold for: $230
Closed on 11/18/2020
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