Nine Centuries Of Historical Documents

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Original Historical Documents, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Autographs, Letters, Newspapers, Photographs, Ephemera, Coins, Postal History, and more. 20 Subjects include: Americana, Aviation, Black History, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Civil War, Jazz, Maps & Atlases, Medieval & Religion, Naval & Military, Numismatics, Old Letters, Presidents & Politics, Transportation, World Wars I & II ... and more.
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In Washington's Christmas Night crossing of the Delaware.101 - In Washington's Christmas Night crossing of the Delaware.
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Pay order to Revolutionary War Capt. Benjamin Durkee, Connecticut, 1784, partly printed, 5 1/4 x 6 1/2 , (unsigned by him). A veteran of Valley Forge,
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Start Price : 112.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Commander during the Horror of the Fort Griswold Massacre - his 10-year-old son Taken by Benedict Ar102 - Commander during the Horror of the Fort Griswold Massacre - his 10-year-old son Taken by Benedict Ar
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Pay order to Revolutionary War Capt. William Latham, Connecticut, 1784, partly printed, 6 x 6. Signed on verso, with "Capt. Artillery" als...
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Start Price : 212.00 | Estimates : 425.00 - 550.00
 
 
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A Physician in the Longest Winter.103 - A Physician in the Longest Winter.
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Pay order to Revolutionary War Capt. - and homeopathic physician - John Warner, veteran of Valley Forge. Responded to Lexington Alarm; a Minute Man in
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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"In Defence of America..." - 1776.104 - "In Defence of America..." - 1776.
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Significant, excessively rare printed broadside-style Continental Army order, "Head-Quarters, Philadelphia, Dec. 13th, 1776," signed-in-ty...
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Start Price : 1,750.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,750.00
 
 
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The Other Tea Parties.105 - The Other Tea Parties.
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The Boston-Gazette, and Country Journal, Jan. 17, 1774. Broadsheet, 2 pp., 9 3/4 x 15, bearing Paul Revere's celebrated masthead design, showing...
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Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 2,400.00 - 3,200.00
 
 
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Prelude to the Boston Tea Party.106 - Prelude to the Boston Tea Party.
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Historic manuscript warrant to attend a New England town meeting, Reading, Mass., Sept. 17, 1768, 6 1/4 x 10 1/2, signed by Brown Emerson, Town Clerk.
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 650.00
 
 
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Relic of the Battle of Savannah, 1778-79.107 - Relic of the Battle of Savannah, 1778-79.
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Small, heavy iron component of "saluting cannon" found at the key Spring Hill, Ga. site of the Battle of Savannah's ill-fated Franco-A...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Found at Fort Ticonderoga.108 - Found at Fort Ticonderoga.
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Group of four metal Revolutionary War period artifacts, found by noted archaeologist Frank Kravic at Fort Ticonderoga, probably dug in the 1970s: Two
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Relics of "Continental Village."109 - Relics of "Continental Village."
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Fascinating group of 17 Revolutionary War period artifacts, dug at site of "Continental Village," an encampment of huts in New York's ...
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Start Price : 112.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Choice Uncut Sheet.110 - Choice Uncut Sheet.
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Strikingly attractive uncut sheet of four partly printed 1789 Connecticut receipts, "Received of Oliver Wolcott, Comptroller of the Public Acco...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Signed Twice by Court Clerk of the Salem Witch Trials.111 - Signed Twice by Court Clerk of the Salem Witch Trials.
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Unusually fresh colonial D.S. of John Giles, Justice of Peace Steph(en) Sewall (signed both sides), Henry Sewall, and Daniel Gilbertt, Salem, Massachu
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Estimates : 225.00 - 300.00
Sold to CMB for (175.00 + 35.88) x 1 = 210.88
 
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"The Good Secretary" of Massachusetts Bay.112 - "The Good Secretary" of Massachusetts Bay.
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Lovely D.S. of J(osiah) Willard, Secretary of Province of Massachusetts Bay, known as "the good secretary," serving 39 years; Harvard Clas...
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"Gentleman and soldier of the Revolution."113 - "Gentleman and soldier of the Revolution."
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A.L.S. of American officer "Jno. Trotter, B(rigadier) Major," Brigade Head Quarters, n.p., Mar. 5, 1779, to Capt. 'James?] Flowers ...
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Start Price : 112.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 300.00
 
 
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"Ready to March...On the Shortest Notice...."114 - "Ready to March...On the Shortest Notice...."
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A.L.S. of American officer Zabdiel Rogers, "Colo. of 20th Reg.," Norwich (Conn.), Jan. 1, 1781, 8 x 12 3/4. To noted Capt. Elijah Backus. ...
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Estimates : 275.00 - 375.00
Sold to CMB for (162.00 + 33.21) x 1 = 195.21
 
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"The prayer of your Loveing Wife."115 - "The prayer of your Loveing Wife."
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Highly unusual, endearing letter of wife Mehitabel Wadsworth, Middletown (Conn.), "Dec. ye 16, 1771," to her husband, Capt. Jere(miah) Wad...
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Printed at the Liberty-Pole, Boston.116 - Printed at the Liberty-Pole, Boston.
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Superlatively rare broadside containing ballad, "On the Death of Polly Goold" - one of the most popular elegies in young America. An overl...
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Start Price : 87.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 250.00
 
 
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The First President of New Hampshire Orders "One Barrell" of Gunpowder inA 1776.117 - The First President of New Hampshire Orders "One Barrell" of Gunpowder inA 1776.
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Manuscript D.S. of M(eschech) Weare, colonial New Hampshire jurist, Chief Justice of N.H. 1776-82, and first Pres. of N.H., 1776-84. Exeter, Oct. 22,
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 375.00
 
 
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Applications of Revolutionary War Soldiers - in the 1920s.118 - Applications of Revolutionary War Soldiers - in the 1920s.
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Fascinating file of ten different partly-printed membership applications, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, 1921-2
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A Literal Link to Benedict Arnold.119 - A Literal Link to Benedict Arnold.
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Hand-forged iron spike from the British Revolutionary War ship George, captured from the Redcoats in Quebec in 1775, renamed Enterprise and personally
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Estimates : 100.00 - 130.00
Sold to CMB for (60.00 + 12.30) x 1 = 72.30
 
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French Hero of the American Revolution.120 - French Hero of the American Revolution.
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Delightful, hand-colored French steel engraving allegorically exalting hero Marquis de la Fayette, c. 1785. "Presente a Monsieur le Marquis de ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to CMB for (70.00 + 14.35) x 1 = 84.35
 
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Continental Currency.121 - Continental Currency.
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Eight Dollar note, Philadelphia, May 9, 1776. Printed by Hall & Sellers. 13-stringed harp (representing the thirteen "United Colonies"...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Smaller than a Continental Note.122 - Smaller than a Continental Note.
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Delightful miniature manuscript receipt for pay for a Vermont private. Freetown 'presumed Bristol County, Mass.], Oct. 24, 1777, 2 1/2 x 4 1/4. ...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 110.00
 
 
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Prelude to the Turning Point of the War: Lee's Delayed Ammunition, on the Road to Gettysburg.201 - Prelude to the Turning Point of the War: Lee's Delayed Ammunition, on the Road to Gettysburg.
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Fascinating, thought-provoking A.L.S. of H.D. Whitcomb, (Supt.), "Office, Va. Central R.R. Co.," Richmond, June 20, 1863, 5 3/4 x 9, 2 ful...
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Start Price : 237.00 | Estimates : 475.00 - 650.00
 
 
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Signed Carte of Robert E. Lee.202 - Signed Carte of Robert E. Lee.
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Charismatic postwar carte of the Confederate Commander-in-Chief, boldly signed at lower portion in deep brown. As President of Washington & Lee ...
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Start Price : 2,400.00 | Estimates : 4,800.00 - 6,200.00
 
 
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Homemade Miniature Confederate Flag.203 - Homemade Miniature Confederate Flag.
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Petit 11-star Stars and Bars flag, hand-stitched, made during the Civil War. 2 x 4 1/4, comprising two red (now pink), one white, and one midnight blu
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Estimates : 450.00 - 600.00
Sold to CMB for (650.00 + 133.25) x 1 = 783.25
 
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Beauregard Writes, "I do not hold myself responsible for the results."204 - Beauregard Writes, "I do not hold myself responsible for the results."
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Significant telegram, in clerical hand, from Confederate A(jt.) & I(nspector) Gen. S(amuel) Cooper, highest ranking officer in the Confederate A...
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Start Price : 475.00 | Estimates : 950.00 - 1,250.00
 
 
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Tracking Down Confederate Floridians' Autographs in 1905.205 - Tracking Down Confederate Floridians' Autographs in 1905.
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Three fascinating, lengthy postwar A.Ls.S. of Confederate Lt. W(illiam) H. Sebring, previously of 2nd Tenn. Infantry and 10th Kentucky Cavalry. A rema
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Start Price : 337.00 | Estimates : 675.00 - 925.00
 
 
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Confederate Currency.206 - Confederate Currency.
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$500 note, Richmond, Feb. 17, 1864. Criswell T64/489 variant. Keatinge & Hall. Stonewall Jackson at lower right, equestrian statue of George Was...
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Start Price : 162.00 | Estimates : 325.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Confederate Bond.207 - Confederate Bond.
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$1000, Act of Feb. 20, 1863, issued Mar. 2. 7%. Oval portrait of Stonewall Jackson; steamboat at bottom. Archer & Daly. Pink paper. With seven c...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 110.00
 
 
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The "Swamp Rats" in Mississippi.208 - The "Swamp Rats" in Mississippi.
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Confederate telegram, in field hand, from fearsome (Brig. Gen.) M. Jeff Thompson, on partly printed form of South-Western Telegraph Co., Senatobia (Mi
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Start Price : 187.00 | Estimates : 375.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Confederate Battle Flag Books.209 - Confederate Battle Flag Books.
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T.L.S. of John F. Lehane, St. Louis Southwestern Railway Co. of Texas, Tyler, Oct. 3, 1905, "Cotton Belt Route" logo, 8 1/4 x 10 3/4. To S...
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Oath to Uphold Confederate Constitution - One Month before Surrender.210 - Oath to Uphold Confederate Constitution - One Month before Surrender.
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Partly printed form, Wilcox County, Ala., Mar. 11, 1865, in which Constable Robert J. Adams posts $1,000 bond, and pledges allegiance to the Confedera
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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"Such a purty day" in Virginia.211 - "Such a purty day" in Virginia.
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Letter of semi-literate - and wavering Confederate soldier Jacob B. Bodenhamer, soon to be a Unionist. "Camp near Arng 'Orange?] Court hous...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 300.00
 
 
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"All things look rather blue...A calm before a storm...."212 - "All things look rather blue...A calm before a storm...."
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Superior letter of Confederate (1st Sgt.) Jas. H. Broun, Co. A, 3rd Regt. Alabama Vols., "Entrenched Camp at Oak Grove," (Va.), Feb. 27, 1...
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Estimates : 325.00 - 400.00
Sold to brsko for (225.00 + 46.13) x 1 = 271.13
 
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Confederate Patriotic Label.213 - Confederate Patriotic Label.
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Genuine pictorial label as used on envelopes during Civil War (now valuable and scarce). Postage-stamp-size, 25 x 30 mm, crimson red and water blue on
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Ladies-Size Adversity Cover.214 - Ladies-Size Adversity Cover.
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Confederate #12, greenish blue. Small kraft adversity cover, handmade from a scrap of lightweight wrapping paper, to "Rev. James P. Boyer, Gree...
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Start Price : 55.00 | Estimates : 110.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Raleigh to Alabama.215 - Raleigh to Alabama.
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Confederate #11, greenish blue, on orange cover. Socked on nose "Raleigh N.C. / Jan 5 '1864]." To "Mrs. Marie S. Speight, Gainesv...
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Start Price : 32.00 | Estimates : 65.00 - 90.00
 
 
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From Charleston.216 - From Charleston.
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Confederate #1, lightish green, tied with black "Charleston S.C. / May 30, 186 'last digit not stamped]," on buff cover. To "Col....
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 230.00
 
 
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To a Lakeside Town of Georgia.217 - To a Lakeside Town of Georgia.
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Confederate #4, dark blue, Stone 2, tied with black "Calhoun Ga. / Jan 24" on mocha cover. To "Mrs. Aleck Dismalus'?], Florence, ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 275.00
 
 
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Uncommon Late-War Confederate Usage on Official Document.218 - Uncommon Late-War Confederate Usage on Official Document.
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An interesting folded manuscript document, with integral address-leaf bearing Confederate #11, blue. Lowndes County, Miss., Jan. 30, 1865, signed by...
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Start Price : 95.00 | Estimates : 190.00 - 250.00
 
 
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To a Remarkable Town in Virginia.219 - To a Remarkable Town in Virginia.
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Confederate #11, ever so slightly greenish blue. Groundwood adversity cover, addressed in light pencil to "Mrs. Nannie G. 'Charles] Figgat,...
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Confederate $20 Note.220 - Confederate $20 Note.
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1861 Series. Hoyer & Ludwig, Richmond. Showing sailor at capstan, and full-masted ship. Numbered in red. "Six months after the Ratification...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Confederate $50 Note.221 - Confederate $50 Note.
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1864 Series. Keatinge & Ball, Columbia, S.C. Oval portrait of Jefferson Davis. Dual number stamped in black."Five Years after...." Ser...
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Confederate $50 Note.222 - Confederate $50 Note.
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1864 Series. Keatinge & Ball, Columbia, S.C. Oval portrait of Jefferson Davis. Dual number stamped in black. "Five Years after...." Se...
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Start Price : 27.00 | Estimates : 55.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Confederate $20 Note.223 - Confederate $20 Note.
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1864 Series. No printer. State Capitol at Nashville, and Alexander H. Stephens. "Two Years after...." Serial letter B. No Series. Two flou...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
 
 
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Confederate $5 Note.224 - Confederate $5 Note.
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1864 Series. Keatinge & Ball/"Lithogd. by Evans & Cogswell." State Capitol at Richmond, with oval portrait of C.G. Memminger. Espe...
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Handbook on Landlord-Tenant Law - 1741.301 - Handbook on Landlord-Tenant Law - 1741.
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The Complete Court-Keeper: or, Land-Steward's Assistant. "The Nature of Courts Leet and Courts Baron...The manner of holding Courts...the N...
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Start Price : 137.00 | Estimates : 275.00 - 375.00
 
 
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A Bedrock of America's Founding.302 - A Bedrock of America's Founding.
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The First Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England. "Or, A Commentary upon Littleton, not the name of the Author only, but of the Law itse...
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Start Price : 137.00 | Estimates : 275.00 - 375.00
 
 
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Legal Decisions in Merry Olde England.303 - Legal Decisions in Merry Olde England.
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The Decisions of the Lords of Council and Session, in Most Cases of Importance, Debated, and brought before Them; From July 1621, to July 1642..., &...
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"The difference between Arbitrary Usurpers and...Laws of the Land."304 - "The difference between Arbitrary Usurpers and...Laws of the Land."
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Contentious, somewhat topical political volume, Arbitrary Government Displayed to the Life, in The Tyrannic Usurpation of a Junto of Men called the Ru
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 950.00
 
 
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