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Datum der Auktion: 13.10.2017

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Early Colonial Land Survey, 1718, of Charles Christopher, Chester Co., PA

Lot of 3 items. Land survey "The Draught of Charles Christopher's Land in the Township of Strasburg in the County of Chester in the Province of Pensylvania [sic]..." with both a sketch and written description of the plot of 106 acres. "Surveyd. the 22d of 8br 1781 / (??missing paper) Saylor." Plus

Los #: 1

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"Agreement of Secrecy" Signed by Members of the Continental Congress...

Possibly Peter Force facsimile made for the American Archives, 4th series, vol. 3, inserted between pp 1916 and 1917. Two pages, 9 x 14 and 13.25 x 14 in. First page has Resolution and 28 signatures. Second page has signatures in three columns. Congress had originally resolved to keep the

Los #: 2

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Isaac van Wert in the Revolutionary War, Captor of Major John Andre

Wilkinson, E.B. Isaac Van Wert in the Revolutionary War. Van Wert, Ohio: T.C. Wilkinson & Son, 1919. Pamphlet, approx. 6 x 9 in., printed wraps, string tied spine, . Includes portrait made from a life mask of van Wert/Wart. Some of Van Wart's descendants have been waging an uphill battle to have the

Los #: 3

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George Washington Engraving by William E. Marshall, After Gilbert Stuart

Steel engraving, in the lower margin, Engraved By William E. Marshall, from the Original Portrait In The Boston Athenaeum/ Painted By Gilbert Stuart/ Proof. 12 x 14 in. (sight), 11.25 x 13.375 in. (engraving), framed to 17.5 x 20 in

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Revolutionary War Veteran & Early Ohio Politician, Jonathan Miller, Oil...

Oil on canvas, 24.5 x 30.25 in., artist unknown. Framed, 29 x 35 in. Accompanied by sheet of paper identifying the subject as Grand Father of Henry Miller/ Jonathan Miller Buried in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Ca 1813. The Prominent Miller Family of Upper Arlington, Ohio Jonathan Miller (1759-1849) was

Los #: 5

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State of Massachusetts Bay Bounty Note for Lt. William Andrews, Third...

Andrews, Lt. William. Massachusetts Bounty Note. Framed 10.75 x 5.5 in. (sight). Framed to 15.5 x 12.75 in. A bounty note stating a value of 2050 Pounds given by the State of Massachusetts Bay on January 1, 1780 to Lieutenant William Andrews of the Third Continental Artillery. Below the note is a

Los #: 7

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War of 1812 Roll of Captain Vandenbemden

Vandenbemden, Capt. Joseph, (1787-1881). ADS, 2 pages, framed 7.5 x 12.5 in. (sight). framed to 10.75 x 15.5 in. Muster roll of Captain Joseph Vandenbemden's men. Includes 97 names

Los #: 9

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Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Possible Confederate with Bowie Knife

Ninth plate ambrotype of a young gentleman, possibly a southerner and Confederate, dressed in a red checkered shirt and displaying a Bowie knife. Housed in full case separated at hinge. Condition: Ambrotype is in poor condition, with several scratches in surface, loss to varnish

Los #: 10

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Civil War Half Plate Ambrotype of a Union Soldier, Housed in "American...

Half plate ambrotype of a mustachioed Union soldier wearing a kepi with the insignia of a 43rd or 45th Infantry regiment. Housed in an "American Country Life - Summer's Evening" Union case (Krainik-9

Los #: 11

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Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Man Displaying a Bacon Revolver

Sixth plate ambrotype of a mustachioed gentleman displaying a Bacon revolver. Housed in a pressed paper case

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Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Doubly-Armed Union Soldier

Sixth plate ambrotype of a soldier with two percussion pistols tucked into his belt (likely Colt Navies). Housed under a patriotic mat in a patriotic "Union" thermoplastic case (Krainik 114, back 196). The soldier has tinted cheeks, buttons and buckles with gilt highlights. Condition: Very good +

Los #: 13

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Tintypes and Ambrotypes of Possible Confederates

Ninth plate in Thermoplastic Union case with old label "Jonas Stroup." Civilwardata does not find that name in either Navy (but Navy records are not complete). Second ninth plate, also in thermoplastic Union case, is not identified. With tinted cheeks and gilt buttons. Sixth plate image in half

Los #: 14

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Tintypes and Ambrotypes of Children Wearing Military Outfits

Lot of 4, including: Sixth plate ambrotype of a boy wearing a military jacket, possibly a young cadet, housed in a leather case. Sixth plate tintype of a young boy dressed in a military-style shirt with tinted red piping and gold buttons, housed in a pressed paper case. Sixth plate tintype of a boy

Los #: 15

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Civil War Photography, Incl. Ambrotypes and Tintypes of Soldiers, Some...

Lot of 11, including: Quarter plate ruby ambrotype of a standing officer, housed in a damaged leather case. Quarter plate tintype of a soldier posed with his musket in front of a military camp backdrop, housed in a pressed paper case. Quarter plate tintype of five soldiers posed with their muskets

Los #: 16

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Sixth Plate Tintype of a New York Militia Officer at the Outbreak of the...

Inscription under the plate dating the image to May 1861 at Washington. Unidentified militia officer. Possibly published image (particularly of that lovely hat plate). Condition: Very good

Los #: 17

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Civil War Tintype of Pvt. Joshua Moores, 29th Iowa, DOD at Memphis, Housed...

Sixth plate tintype of a bearded private seated with a Hardee hat on the table beside him. Housed under mat and glass in a "USS Monitor at the Fort" Union Case (Krainik-99), with an inked note reading: Joshua Moores/ Taken 1862 - came home on a visit from fort at Council Bluffs, Iowa, left at once

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Civil War Sixth Plate Images of Civil War Soldiers, Incl. Artilleryman, Lot...

Lot of 2, featuring sixth plate tintype of artilleryman seated in a studio setting, with kepi in hand, housed in full case. His kepi has crossed cannon with "1" and "I." Nice, crisp image. Sixth plate ambrotype of soldier wearing McDowell kepi, housed in full thermoplastic case with eagle, shield

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Civil War CDV Showing Capture of Jefferson Davis

Composite CDV showing the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis by Federal troops. Davis is shown holding a large Bowie knife, trying to escape in a dress. Photographed by Shaw and dated 1865 on verso. Following his flight and capture (reported in the press as having been apprehended

Los #: 20

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General Samuel Heintzelman Autographed CDV

A vignette of Samuel Heintzelman autographed with rank beneath portrait, "S.P. Heintzelman, Bvt. Maj. Genl." credited to Alexander Gardner on verso, and published by Philp & Solomons, Washington, DC. With additional period ID and notations on verso. Condition: Image has lightened a bit. Signature

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Civil War CDV of Armed African American Soldier

In studio setting, holding percussion musket with fixed angular bayonet. He wears white gloves and an infantry frock coat, with piping around the cuffs and collar. Likely early part of Indian Wars. Possibly one of the African Americans who enlisted late, served the last months of the Civil War, then

Los #: 22

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Group of CDVs of Civil War Officers and Soldiers, Most Identified

Lot of 7. Two Confederate, 5 Union. Cdv with Campbell & Ecker, Louisville, KY backmark. On verso "Truly yours, J.A. Adams, Westford, Conn." Cdv with no photographer's ID, verso with "Truly yours J. Collins, Morris I. S.C. Aug 18/ 64." Cdv, no photographer's ID, on verso is short service record of

Los #: 23

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CDV Showing Construction of the US Capitol Building

Rare albumen CDV showing the US Capitol building under construction, ca 1861. Sealed under mat and cover glass, with paper label on reverse credited to Marcus Cobb. Housed in sixth plate pressed paper case. Condition: Light soiling to image. Light surface wear to case

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Collection of Civil War CDVs Incl Civil War Generals and Satirical Images Plus

Lot of 12. CDV of General George McClellan, ca. 1861. Stamped on the reverse by Charles D. Fredericks and Co., New York. CDV of Colonel Henry Seymour Lansing, 17th New York Infantry, later promoted to brigadier general. Stamped on the reverse by E. Anthony. CDV of General Sherman's letter to Atlanta

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Civil War Stereoview of Old Sorrel, Stonewall Jackson's Horse on which he...

Silver gelatin copy stereoview on a cabinet mount with the imprint of Foster, Richmond, Virginia, with inked description on lined paper pasted on verso: "Old Sorrel" Stonewall Jackson's horse on which he was killed. This horse Jackson rode through 13 battles, viz: 1st Manassas, Kernstown, McDowell

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Scarce Civil War Stereoview of The Crater by a Richmond Maker, Plus View of...

Lot of 2, including an albumen stereoview by Anderson, Richmond, VA, with penciled title on verso, The Crater, near Petersburg, Va., showing several gentleman posed on the rim of The Crater. Also, an early albumen view of the Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Holywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va., as

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Civil War Stereoviews of Sherman's Trains at Nashville and the Grand...

Lot of 2 albumen E. & H.T. Anthony "War Views" on yellow Photographic History/ The War For the Union mounts, including: No. 2651 (with the "1" scratched out and turned to "2"), Chattanooga Rail Road Depot, Nashville, Tenn., showing 10 locomotives under the command of Sherman's Army in 1864. No

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General Sterling Price Group of Four Portraits Plus

Lot of 7 items related to General Sterling Price including: a CDV period copy of a portrait of Price; a clipped CDV sized tintype of a portrait of Price; a cabinet card of a painting of Price on his horse leading a Confederate picket; a 3.75 x 5.75 in. engraving by O'Neill of New York of a bust of

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Pvt. William Jarrett, 55th Ohio Infantry, WIA, Civil War Charcoal Portrait

Charcoal portrait of uniformed soldier with bayonet, 15.5 x 19.5 in. (sight), housed in period, decorative frame, 27 x 30 in. With modern, inked identification on frame, Private Wm. Jarrett 55th Ohio. Jarrett enlisted in September 1861 as a private with the 55th Ohio Infantry, Co. C, at the age of

Los #: 30

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Confederate Bond Sheet with an Interesting Annotation

Partially printed first series Confederate bond sheet, numbered 5572, 16.5 x 25.75 in., February 17, 1864. Inked inscription on reverse: "This is the last of one hundred ofifty negroes who '[indecipherable] up' with the Confederate hopes—" with indecipherable signature. Condition: Two of the bond

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Confederate States of America $1000 Bond

Confederate bond for $1000, issue of Feb. 10, 1863, No. 23165. Seven coupons remain, the earliest being July 1, 1865, the rest were redeemed. Approx. 14 x 14.5 in. At present framed in elaborate acanthus leaf scrolled frame. At top of bond is portrait of Jefferson Davis and bird's-eye view of

Los #: 32

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