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Auction 189, Lot 221

Subject: Documents - Slavery, Washington DC

U.S. Government

[Lot of 2 - Emancipation in the District of Columbia] Slavery in the District of Columbia [and] Emancipation in the District of Columbia..., 1862-64

Size: 5.8 x 8.9 inches (14.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Emancipation in the District of Columbia
Sold for: $120
Closed on 9/14/2022

Auction 189, Lot 268

Subject: Texas Revolution

[First Texas Revolution] The Weekly Register. No. 20 of Vol. IV, 1813

Size: 6.1 x 9.5 inches (15.5 x 24.1 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $230
Declaration of Independence of the First Texas Republic
Sold for: $120
Closed on 9/14/2022

Auction 189, Lot 722

Subject: Historical Documents, Presidential

[Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman Electoral Vote Certification Signed], 1945

Size: 11.5 x 27.6 inches (29.2 x 70.1 cm)
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Rare Official January 6 Electoral Vote Count for FDR's Fourth Term
Sold for: $5,000
Closed on 9/14/2022

Auction 189, Lot 723

Subject: Photograph Signed - Franklin D. Roosevelt

[Franklin D. Roosevelt Photograph Signed], 1941

Size: 9.3 x 13.2 inches (23.6 x 33.5 cm)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300
Unsold
Closed on 9/14/2022

Auction 189, Lot 724

Subject: Document - Invention of the Bicycle

[Invention of the Bicycle] "Pedestrian's Hobby Horse" [in] The Philadelphia Register, and National Recorder. Vol. I. Saturday, May 15, 1819. No. 20, 1819

Size: 5.6 x 9.4 inches (14.2 x 23.9 cm)
Estimate: $140 - $170
Earliest American Illustration of Drais’ Proto-Bicycle “Pedestrian’s Hobby Horse”
Sold for: $325
Closed on 9/14/2022

Auction 189, Lot 725

Subject: Document - Honey War, Iowa/Missouri Boundary

U.S. Government

[Honey War] Message from the President of the United States, Communicating Additional Information in Relation to the Disputed Boundary Line Between the State of Missouri and Territory of Iowa, 1840

Size: 5.8 x 8.9 inches (14.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $120 - $150
Unsold
Closed on 9/14/2022

Auction 188, Lot 218

Subject: Document - Florida Constitution

U.S. Government

[Florida Constitution] Letter from the President of the Convention of Delegates of the People of Florida, Transmitting a Copy of the Constitution or Form of Government for the People of Florida…, 1839

Size: 5.8 x 8.9 inches (14.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
First Washington Printing of the First Florida Constitution
Sold for: $210
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 246

Subject: Document - Texas Independence

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

Size: 6.5 x 10 inches (16.5 x 25.4 cm)
Estimate: $500 - $650
1836 Texas Declaration of Independence and Much More
Sold for: $900
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 778

Subject: Document - Early United States

Franklin, Benjamin

Constitutions des Treize Etats-Unis de l'Amerique, 1783

Size: 5.1 x 8 inches (13 x 20.3 cm)
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,750
First French Edition - 600 Copies Printed
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 779

Subject: Document Signed - George Washington

[George Washington Partial Ship's Passport Signed], 1797

Size: 11.8 x 9.3 inches (30 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000
Ship's Passport Signed by George Washington
Sold for: $9,500
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 780

Subject: Document Signed - Thomas Jefferson & James Madison

Jefferson, Thomas

[Thomas Jefferson and James Madision Official Letter to the Executive Directory of the Batavian Republic Signed], 1801

Size: 11.5 x 18.5 inches (29.2 x 47 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $7,000
Important Document Assuring Friendship between the United States and the Netherlands
Sold for: $6,000
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 781

Subject: Document - California Gold Rush

[California Gold Rush] Report of the Hon. T. Butler King on California, 1850

Size: 5.9 x 9.1 inches (15 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $150 - $180
First Official Report of the California Gold Rush
Sold for: $100
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 782

Subject: Document - State of Deseret

U.S. Government

[Constitution of Deseret] Letter of the Delegate of the Territory of Utah in Congress, Enclosing the Memorial of Delegates of the Convention Which Assembled in Great Salt Lake City..., 1858

Size: 5.6 x 8.9 inches (14.2 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Constitution for Proposed State of Deseret in Southwest United States
Sold for: $120
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 783

Subject: Photograph Signed - Lyndon B. Johnson

[Lyndon B. Johnson Photograph Signed], 1951

Size: 15 x 20 inches (38.1 x 50.8 cm)
Estimate: $700 - $850
Sold for: $350
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 784

Subject: Photograph Signed - Dwight D. Eisenhower

[Dwight D. Eisenhower Photograph Signed], 1960

Size: 11.1 x 14 inches (28.2 x 35.6 cm)
Estimate: $600 - $750
Sold for: $300
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 187, Lot 63

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, White Nationalism

[Map in Pamphlet] The Above Is a Map of the Proposed Negro Communist State to Be Carved Out of the South [in] Danger! Warning! ... White Man, Awaken!, 1948

Size: 5.3 x 4.7 inches (13.5 x 11.9 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
White Nationalist Pamphlet and Map of "Proposed Negro Communist State"
Sold for: $850
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 211

Subject: Southwestern United States, Texas

Texas & Pacific Railway Company

[Lot of 3] Texas and Pacific Railway Route of the Eagles and Connections [and] [Letter from a Texas and Pacific Railway Executive] [and] [Typed Article] "Last Texas and Pacific Iron Horse Stripped for Scrap", 1930-57

Size: 12.1 x 8.9 inches (30.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $80 - $100
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $80
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 286

Subject: Texas Revolution

[Lot of 11 - The Weekly Register on the First Texas Revolution] , 1812-13

Size: 6.8 x 10.8 inches (17.3 x 27.4 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $400
Sold for: $180
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 287

Subject: Texas, Land Deeds, Old 300

[2 Land Sales Involving the Family of William "Cow" Cooper from Austin's Old 300], 1855-56

Size: 7.7 x 11.9 inches (19.6 x 30.2 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $500
Sold for: $300
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 724

Subject: Document - Sir Robert Dudley

Dudley, Robert (Sir)

[Autographed Letter Signed by Sir Robert Dudley], 1625

Size: 8 x 11.2 inches (20.3 x 28.4 cm)
Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400
Unsold
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 725

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: $8,000 - $9,500
An Uncommon Signature During Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia
Sold for: $9,500
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 726

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: $800 - $950
First Extensive Account of California Published in the United States by an American Visitor
Sold for: $425
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 727

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: $275 - $350
Discovery of Oregon Trail by First Major Expedition to the Pacific After Lewis & Clark
Sold for: $350
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 728

Subject: Documents - Nat Turner Rebellion

[Lot of 3 - Nat Turner Rebellion] "Insurrection of the Blacks" [and] "Insurrection of the Blacks" [and] [Capture and Death of Turner] [in] Niles' Weekly Register, 1831

Size: See Description
Estimate: $140 - $170
Early Reports on the Nat Turner Rebellion
Sold for: $100
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 729

Subject: Document - Mental Illness

U.S. Government

Memorial of D.L. Dix, Praying an Appropriation of Land for the Relief of the Insane, 1850

Size: 5.8 x 8.8 inches (14.7 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
NO RESERVE - Alarming Report on the Care of the Mentally Ill in 19th Century America
Sold for: $60
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 730

Subject: Document - Texas, Old 300

[Last Will & Testament of William "Cow" Cooper], 1857

Size: 8 x 12.8 inches (20.3 x 32.5 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $400
Unsold
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 731

Subject: Document - Los Angeles

Proposed Charter for Los Angeles County, California - To Be Voted Upon November 5, 1912, 1912

Size: 6.1 x 9.2 inches (15.5 x 23.4 cm)
Estimate: $150 - $180
Unsold
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 186, Lot 326

Subject: Austin's Colony, Texas, Documents

[5 Certificates of Baptism Signed by Michael Muldoon in Austin's Colony], 1831

Size: 8 x 9.7 inches (20.3 x 24.6 cm)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500
Important Documents Enabling Land Ownership in Austin's Colony
Sold for: $17,000
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 327

Subject: Republic of Texas, Land Deeds

[2 Land Sales Involving William "Cow" Cooper, Member of Austin's Old 300, and Enos Cooper], 1844-48

Size: See Description
Estimate: $400 - $500
Sold for: $800
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 785

Subject: Document - Lewis & Clark

[Louisiana Territory and 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 Issue with Important Louisiana and Lewis & Clark Reports
Sold for: $150
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 786

Subject: Document - Lewis & Clark

[Lewis & Clark] The Literary Magazine, and American Register. For 1805. From July to December, Inclusive ... Vol. IV, 1805

Size: 5.1 x 8.1 inches (13 x 20.6 cm)
Estimate: $220 - $250
Sold for: $475
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 787

Subject: Document - Thomas Jefferson & James Madison

Jefferson, Thomas

[Thomas Jefferson and James Madison Ship's Passport Signed], 1805

Size: 20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
Sea Letter Signed by President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison
Sold for: $5,000
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 789

Subject: Document - Carpetbaggers

[Reconstruction-Era Railroad Broadside] Reduced Rates on Special Tickets for Land Buyers via North Central Railway, 1870

Size: 4.9 x 15.1 inches (12.4 x 38.4 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Carpetbagger Express Broadside
Sold for: $150
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 790

Subject: Document - Hawaii, WWII

[Blackouts in Hawaii] Urgent! Warning! Urgent! Tuesday Night, May 20, 1941, Between 9:00 and 9:30 O'Clock, "Blackout Enemy" Planes Will Again Simulate Attack on Your Island and Your Homes!, 1941

Size: 6.8 x 10.8 inches (17.3 x 27.4 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Hawaiian Blackout Broadside Pre-Pearl Harbor
Sold for: $210
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 185, Lot 254

Subject: Arkansas, Oil

[Lot of 19 - Smackover Oil Fraud], 1923

Size: See Description
Estimate: $180 - $220
Sold for: $325
Closed on 11/17/2021

Auction 185, Lot 336

Subject: Austin's Colony

[2 Private Land Sales in Austin's Colony - Each Signed by Stephen F. Austin], 1825

Size: 7.8 x 12.5 inches (19.8 x 31.8 cm)
Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000
Two of the Earliest Examples of Private Land Sales in Austin's Colony
Sold for: $18,000
Closed on 11/17/2021

Auction 185, Lot 761

Subject: Documents - Nat Turner Rebellion

[Lot of 3 - Nat Turner Rebellion] "Insurrection of the Blacks" [and] "Insurrection of the Blacks" [and] [Capture and Death of Turner] [in] Niles' Weekly Register, 1831

Size: See Description
Estimate: $250 - $325
Early Reports on the Nat Turner Rebellion
Unsold
Closed on 11/17/2021

Auction 185, Lot 762

Subject: Document - Mental Illness

U.S. Government

Memorial of D.L. Dix, Praying an Appropriation of Land for the Relief of the Insane, 1850

Size: 5.8 x 8.8 inches (14.7 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
NO RESERVE - Alarming Report on the Care of the Mentally Ill in 19th Century America
Unsold
Closed on 11/17/2021

Auction 185, Lot 763

Subject: Document - Mormon War & Western Exploration

U.S. War Department

[Mormon War] Message from 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, 1857

Size: 5.9 x 9.3 inches (15 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Reports on the Mormon War and Western Exploration
Sold for: $200
Closed on 11/17/2021

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
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