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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

Auction 179, Lot 846

Subject: Document - Declaration of Independence

[Early Printing of Declaration of Independence] The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1776, 1779

Size: 5.3 x 8.4 inches (13.5 x 21.3 cm)
Estimate: $800 - $950
One of the Earliest Book-Form Appearances of the Declaration of Independence
Sold for: $700
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 847

Subject: Documents - Hamilton/Jefferson Debates

[Lot of 2 - Hamilton/Jefferson Newspaper Debates and the Beginning of American Partisan Politics] Columbian Centinel - Saturday, August 25, 1792 [and] Wednesday, October 24, 1792, 1792

Size: 10.8 x 17.3 inches (27.4 x 43.9 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $400
The Beginning of American Partisan Politics - Jefferson vs. Hamilton
Sold for: $325
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 853

Subject: Document - United States-Mexico Boundary

U.S. Government

[United States-Mexico Boundary] Treaties with Mexico, 1832

Size: 5.6 x 8.9 inches (14.2 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Sold for: $120
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 854

Subject: Document - Early Photography

[Invention of the Daguerreotype] The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, 1839

Size: 5.8 x 9.1 inches (14.7 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $240 - $300
Announcement of the First Photographic Prints Made in America
Sold for: $150
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 855

Subject: Document - Texas Constitution

U.S. Government

[Texas Constitution] Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Copy of the Constitution of the State of Texas, 1845

Size: 5.9 x 9.4 inches (15 x 23.9 cm)
Estimate: $450 - $550
Sold for: $250
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 858

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: $180 - $220
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 859

Subject: Document - Franklin D. Roosevelt

[Franklin D. Roosevelt Typed Letter Signed], 1924

Size: 8.5 x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400
Sold for: $800
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 178, Lot 583

Subject: Document - George Washington

[Washington’s 4th State of the Union Address in the] Columbian Centinel , 1792

Size: 9.3 x 16.6 inches (23.6 x 42.2 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
Sold for: $190
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 584

Subject: Document - Quasi War, Aaron Ogden Signature

[Quasi War with France - Endorsement Signed by American Revolution Officer Aaron Ogden], 1800

Size: 8.1 x 6.6 inches (20.6 x 16.8 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
Sold for: $150
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 585

Subject: Document - Jim Bowie

[Eyewitness Account of the Jim Bowie Knife Fight] [in] Niles' Weekly Register, 1827

Size: 6.3 x 9.8 inches (16 x 24.9 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Sold for: $150
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 586

Subject: Document - Early Photography

[Invention of the Daguerreotype] The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, 1839

Size: 5.9 x 9 inches (15 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Sold for: $130
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 587

Subject: Document - Slavery

U.S. Government

[Slave Revolt] Message from the President of the United States, Communicating, … Correspondence in Relation to the Mutiny on Board the Brig Creole, and the Liberation of the Slaves Who Were Passengers in the Said Vessel, 1842

Size: 5.6 x 9 inches (14.2 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
The Most Successful Slave Revolt in U.S. History
Sold for: $120
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 588

Subject: Document - Confederate General Floyd

[Land Grant Signed by Politician and Confederate General John Buchanan Floyd], 1851

Size: 11.2 x 13.5 inches (28.4 x 34.3 cm)
Estimate: $350 - $425
Sold for: $125
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 589

Subject: Document - Boxer Rebellion

U.S. Government

[Boxer Rebellion] Annual Reports of the War Department for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1900. Report of the Lieutenant-General Commanding the Army ... Part 7, 1900

Size: 5.9 x 9.3 inches (15 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Sold for: $150
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 177, Lot 167

Subject: Alaska

U.S. Government

Report of the Governor of Alaska for the Fiscal Year 1888 [with map] Alaska and Adjoining Territory, 1889

Size: 35.3 x 27.6 inches (89.7 x 70.1 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Sold for: $120
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 187

Subject: Colorado

Colorado. For 1878, 1878

Size: 5 x 7.2 inches (12.7 x 18.3 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Sold for: $120
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 236

Subject: Western Pennsylvania, Oil

Plan & Location of the Properties of the Anglo Saxon Petroleum Company [bound in] Prospectus of the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co., Boston, 1865

Size: 10.3 x 25 inches (26.2 x 63.5 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Sold for: $85
Closed on 4/29/2020
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