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Auction Report
Auction Date
March 30, 2024 - March 30, 2024
Page Size: 204 items in 9 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 JOHN ADAMS and TIMOTHY PICKERING

1797 President JOHN ADAMS and TIMOTHY PICKERING Signed Impressive Four Language Ship Papers

1797 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 7,800.00
2 WILLIAM AYSCOUGH

1680 WILLIAM AYSCOUGH ALS as British MP, for Preservation of Religious Freedom + Property Rights

1680 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,820.00
3 WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE

1802 WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE ALS to the Father of a Midshipman Killed in a Duel on the USS Essex

1802 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,040.00
4 WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE

1833 Commodore WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE Letter Signed, Ordering a Purser to Norfolk

1833 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 845.00
5 WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE

1814 WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE + CHARLES STEWART DS, 1st + 2nd USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) Commanders

1814 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 650.00
6 NATHANIEL BARBER

1776 NATHANIEL BARBER Signed Boston Harbour Boat Pass Permit Commanding at Boston Harbor

1776 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,380.00
7 Francis Bernard

1762, Governor Francis Bernard Signed French and Indian War Massachusetts-Bay Military Commission

1762 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,120.00
8 GEORGE BIBB

1828 GEORGE BIBB Treasury Secretary Autograph Document Signed Re: the Theft of a Slave and Her Child

1828 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 910.00
9 ELIAS BOUDINOT

1805 ELIAS BOUDINOT ALS President of the Continental Congress + Founding Father, Collecting a Debt

1805 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,105.00
10 DAVID BUSHNELL

DAVID BUSHNELL Signed Continental Army First Corps of Sappers + Miners Document Payment Document

c.1781 USD 12,000.00 - 16,000.00 USD 15,600.00
11 JIMMY CARTER

1978 JIMMY CARTER Presidentially Signed Document

1978 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,300.00
12 LEWIS CASS

1842 LEWIS CASS as U.S. Secretary of War Signed Revolutionary War Pension Claim

1842 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 195.00
13 GEORGE CLINTON

1779 GEORGE CLINTON New York Military Commission Document Signed to Samuel Allen

1779 USD 800.00 - 1,400.00 USD 2,600.00
14 GEORGE CLYMER

1793 GEORGE CLYMER ALS to US Treasurer Samuel Meredith Re Alexander Hamilton + The Whiskey Rebellion

1793 USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,225.00
15 CALVIN COOLIDGE

1932 ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPT OF CALVIN COOLIDGE - SETTLING THE WAR DEBTS, Signed Important Archive

1932 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 7,800.00
16 William B. Cushing

1861 Civil War William B. Cushing ALS Regarding a Contraband Servant and expected CSA Rebel Fleet

1861 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,170.00
17 William B. Cushing

1862 Civil War Union Navy Hero William B. Cushing ALS With Superb Naval Battle Content

1862 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,300.00
18 GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER

1870 GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Signed Kansas Document, Promissory Note - One of Only Two Known !

1870 USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,500.00
19 James Dana

1777 Rev. War Bond Signed James Dana who Claimed to have Fired the First Shot at Bunker Hill !

1777 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,950.00
20 JEFFERSON DAVIS

Nov 1861 JEFFERSON DAVIS Autograph Letter Signed While Provisional Confederate + CSA President-Elect

1861 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 Not Sold
21 STEPHEN DECATUR

STEPHEN DECATUR 1818 Letter Signed Regarding Advertisements for Mattresses for the U.S. Navy

1818 USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 USD 780.00
22

1859 Publication Date Pre Civil War, The Declaration of Independence and Portraits of the Presidents

1859 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,820.00
23 Eleazar Huntington

c. 1820 Rare Eleazar Huntington Engraved, DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Printed Broadside

c.1820 USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 7,150.00
24 Samuel F. Du Pont

1862 Letter to Abraham Lincoln from Admiral Samuel F. Du Pont Recommending a Chaplain's Appointment

1862 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,170.00
25 WILLIAM DUMMER,

1754 Dated, WILLIAM DUMMER, Autograph Rare Document Signed, Province of Massachusetts Bay

1754 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,040.00
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