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Keith Carter Photograph

Keith Carter Limited Edition Photograph, “George Washington"

Photograph. Child holds his copy of Gilbert Stuart’s famous “Athenaeum” portrait of George Washington.

K06995
$6,500
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William H. Wadsworth Pamphlet [African American]

Pamphlet (on recruiting black soldiers), Speech delivered to the House of Representatives, January 30, 1863.

K07264.03
$350
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Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Book, First Edition: "Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story" [African American]

New York: Harper Brother’s Publishing, 1958. 230 pages. Fine condition. In original dust jacket. 14.8 x 21.2 cm.

K07299
$500
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Ship Manifest listing a slave

Ship’s Manifest listing a slave, mentioning constitutional ban on importation after 1808 x: [Misc. Americana] [Maritime Document] [African American content]

Partly printed document signed “Stephen Miller” as Captain of the Schooner Henry and Maria and “John C. Ker” as owner of the slave “William”; Philadelphia, November 1, 1821, 1 page. [With:] attached “Coasting Permit” allowing the Schooner to travel from Philadelphia to Charleston, November 21, 1821

K07651
$1,500
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Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall First Day Cover Signed [Supreme Court Justice]

Signed “Thurgood Marshall”, “Hugo L. Black”, “John M Harlan”, “Warren E Burger”, “W[illiam O.] Dougla[s]”, “Wm J Brennan”, “Potter Stewart”, “Byron White”, and “Harry A. Blackmun”.

n.d. First Day Cover of 15˘ Oliver Wendell Holmes stamp and Charles Evans Hughes four cent stamp. Postmarked March 8, 1968. Washington, D.C. 9.3 x 16.5 cm.

K08550
$1,500
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Carl T. Rowan Photograph Signed

Carl T. Rowan Photograph Signed [African American]

Signed "Best Wishes, Carl T. Rowan". Black and white photo. 7.5 x 10 inches.

K09043.06
$70
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed “Fredk Douglass”, as Recorder of Deeds. July 28, 1881.

K11007.17
$495
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed “Fredk Douglass”, as Recorder of Deeds. June 22, 1881.

K11007.18
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed “Fredk Douglass”, as Recorder of Deeds. June 18, 1881.

K11007.19
$495
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed “Fredk Douglass”, as Recorder of Deeds. May 25, 1881.

K11007.20
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed “Fredk Douglass”, as Recorder of Deeds. June 11, 1881.

K11007.21
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed “Fredk Douglass”, as Recorder of Deeds. July 6, 1881.

K11007.22
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed “Fredk Douglass”, as Recorder of Deeds on blue paper. May 25, 1881.

K11007.23
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder, June 2, 1881

K11007.26
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Release July 1, 1881

K11007.28
$425
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Release June 20 1881.

K11007.29
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as Recorder of Release July 7 1881.

K11007.30
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Deed-Quit Claim June 20 1881.

K11007.31
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Deed of Trust July 15 1881

K11007.32
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Deed of Release

K11007.34
$425
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Deed of Trust July 27 1881

K11007.36
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Deeds.

K11007.37
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Frederick Douglass Document Signed

Frederick Douglass Document Signed [African American]

Signed "Fredk Douglass", as recorder of Deed of Release June 1, 1881

K11007.38
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Anti-Slavery Token

Anti-Slavery Token [African American] [Abolitionism]

The obverse shows a chained slave in a supplicating posture. Surrounding him are the words "Am I Not A Man And A Brother?" The reverse reads the Biblical proverb (Matthew 7:12): "Whatsoever Ye Would That Men Should Do To You, Do Ye Even So To Them."

K11039
$700
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The Northwest Ordinance - Rare 1787 Printing [African American content] [Misc. Americana]

Supplement to the first volume of the "Columbian Magazine or Monthly Miscellany Containing a View of the History, Literature, Manners & Characters of the Year 1787". Philadelphia: Printed for T. Seddon, Wo. Spotswood, C. Trenchard, 1787. 50 pages (839-884, plus index). The Northwest Ordinance appears on pp. 852-855, and an essay on the Slave Trade on 870-872.

K11098.07
$2,500
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John Butcher ALS

George Washingon’s Emancipation of His Slaves - His Will as Described by John Butcher [about an American President] [African American content]

John Butcher Autograph Letter Signed "John Butcher", 4 January 1800 (19 days after George Washington’s death), Alexandria, Virginia. 2 pages, folio, with integral address leaf. To relative Sarah Horner, of Philadelphia.

K11442
$6,500
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kg: Bx2: [Slavery] Document Receipt to Hire Slave [African American] [Antebellum]

Manuscript Document receipt, ca. March, 1856, from Allan Patrick to L. Calhoun. For "Hire of Boy Jim from 7th Jany. to 11th March (2 months & 2 days) at $26 per mo....$54.



K11608.02
$350
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Eliza Stephens ALS

Eliza Stephens Autograph Letter Signed [Famous Women] [African American]

Autograph letter signed by the former slave of Alexander Hamilton Stephens, ex-Vice President of the Confederacy. 4 pages, 8vo, on single folded sheet with small blind-embossed capitol on upper left corner of first page. Crawfordville, GA, 14 January 1883.

K11785
$3,500
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Poltical Pamphlet

ww: Poltical Pamphlet Regarding the Nomination of Stephen Douglas [Misc. Americana]

Remarks on Popular Sovereignty, As Maintained and Denied Respectively by Judge Douglas, and Attorney-General Black, By a Southern Citizen. Baltimore, Murphy & Co., 1859, 48pps., sewn as issued, titled wraps. Signature on title page "Hon. Reverdy Johnson" identifies the author.

K11884
$400
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Manuscript documents regarding provisions [African American]

[American Revolution, ’Cyphax’ and ’Newport’]. Three manuscript documents regarding supplies for Captain Ellis’ Company, Connecticut Line, Continental Army, which had on its roster two Negro soldiers, Cyphax and Newport.

K11990
$2,100
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Anti-Slavery Fair Broadside [African American] [Abolitionism]

Printed broadside announcing an anti-slavery fair, [probably New England], [1850-60]. We have similar items, though smaller in size, with more text.



K12092
$2,500
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Hx:Bx1: Slave Manuscript Document [African American]

(SLAVERY). Manuscript document. New Orleans, Louisiana, 1852. 1 page. Accompanied by printed document from Louisiana Office of Conveyances, certifying the sale.



K12205
$950
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Henry T. Hardee Autograph Letter Signed Orders His Slave Whipped [Civil War] [African American content]

Henry T. Hardee (21st Georgia Cavalry Soldier) autograph letter signed, Camp Jackson October 18, 1863, pertaining to a negligent or mischievous slave who Hardee believes should be punished.

K12513
$500
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