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 Searched for: Civil War

Edward Everett Free Frank

Edward Everett Free Frank [Senator]

Signed “Edward Everett” on autograph envelope to Daniel Hall. Postmarked June 21, Boston.

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Benjamin Harrison ALS

Benjamin Harrison Autograph Letter Signed Recommending Reverend Allen Randolph for Chaplain Post in the Army [American President] [Civil War]

Signed “Benj. Harrison”, as Colonel in the 70th Indiana Infantry. One page. October 11, 1864, Indianapolis, Indiana. 19.7 x 25 cm. Harrison’s Civil War letters are scarce.

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David Ben-Gurion TQS

David Ben-Gurion Typed Quotation Signed Warning that Diaspora Jewry is in Danger of Dissolution [Judaica]

Signed “D. Ben-Gurion”. One page in English. 1948.

With typed letter of transmittal signed “Yehuda Gaulan”, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Edward Olsen. One page in English. January 11, 1960, Jerusalem, Israel. 5.5 x 3.6 in.

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William Howard Taft DS

William Howard Taft Military Commission Signed [American President]

Signed “Wm H Taft”, as President, and “Burton Winthrop”, as Acting Secretary of the Navy. One page on vellum with engravings of eagle, colors, cannon, Poseidon, and other mythical sea figures with blue wafer seal. June 28, 1909

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Benjamin Franklin ALS

Benjamin Franklin regarding proposals for the humane conduct of war x: (o:) [Declaration Signer] [BOTD]

“I go with you as far as you go, in Proposals for diminishing the Occasions & Mischiefs of War, & perhaps a little farther.—By the Original Law of Nations, War & Extirpation was the Punishment of Injury. Humanizing by degrees, it admitted Slavery instead of Death. A farther Step was, the Exchange of Prisoners instead of Slavery…”

Letter Press Copy of Autograph Letter Signed “B. Franklin” as American Peace Commissioner, to Benjamin Vaughan, Passy, France, July 10, 1782; three pages, folio, on absorbent paper watermarked “J Watt & Co Patent Copying.”

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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.

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sx: Post Civil War Dissection Instruments

Dissection Kit. Nine Post Civil War dissection instruments, with wooden case. Carved with the initials “E.M.S.” and a star. The hinge of the case is slightly bent, otherwise in good condition. A fascinating relic! 16.8 x 5.8 x 3.5 cm.

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David Ben-Gurion TLS

David Ben-Gurion Typed letter signed; Ben-Gurion insists that Israel aspire for peace with Egypt -but must always be prepared for war [Judaica] [b36]

BEN-GURION, DAVID. Typed Letter Signed, 1pg, Jerusalem, May 19, 1956, in Hebrew, to Knesset Member Meir Yaari.

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Ben Gurion ALS

David Ben-Gurion Autograph Letter Signed Regarding "Status Quo" compromise between religions and secular to prevent war which would "seriously hurt the fusion of the Diaspora" [Judaica] [b48] [BOTD]

Autograph Letter Signed; 07/09/1954.

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Zachary Taylor’s Will

Zachary Taylor’s Will: Written Before the Florida Campaigns of the Seminol War [American President]

Manuscript document in an unknown hand, comprising Taylor’s Last Will and Testament of 20 November 1837, possibly the copy owned by Dr. Robert C. Wood (one of Taylor’s attedning physicians), with the first nine words possibly in Wood’s hand, [Washington], 16 July 1850. 3 1/2 pages, 4to, some minor water staining, otherwise fine.

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Revolutionary War Manuscript [Finance] [Military]

[Manuscript pay certifications from the town of Sutton, Massachusetts]. [ Sutton, Ma.]. Feb. 26, 1781. [1]p. Folio. Moderate to heavy edge wear, several short tears in from edges, minor spotting. Very good. w33394, dlj 187.

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ww: Facsimile Printing of George Washington’s Account of Expenses During the Revolutionary War [American President] [Finance] [Military]

George Washington: Washington. 1833. [55]pp. Folio. Contemporary half morocco and marbled boards. Boards a bit rubbed, worn at spine ends. Bookplate on rear pastedown. Internally near fine. w33187

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ww: Observations on Mr. Stedman’s history of the American War by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton, K.B. [World History]

London. 1794. [2],ii,34pp. Quarto. Gathered signatures, stitched as issued. Titlepage and final page a trifle soiled, else a near fine copy, untrimmed. W33312

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Revolutionary War Privateer: Autographed Letter, From One Samuel Brown to an Unamed Uncle, Regarding the Confiscation of a Letter [Finance] [Military]

Revolutionary War Privateer, Signed. Boston. June 23, 1782. [2]pp. A nice example of how regular privateering plagued private business during the close of the Revolution. w33387.

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Partly Printed Documents: Ordnance Returns for the Atlanta Campaign [Civil War]

Five partly-printed documents for the 102nd New York Regiment, Companies D, E and F, dated between May 15 and September 30, 1864. The forms list inventories and expenditures of ammunition and weapons used during the Atlanta Campaign.

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Georgia Tax Forms [Civil War]

Georgia Soldier’s Tax Forms: Group of five Georgia soldier’s small tax forms, partly printed, for 1862, September 26, 1863, December 10, 1864, December 19, 1864, and December 20, 1864, evidencing payments made. Described on the forms variously as "Confederate Tax," "Soldiers’ Tax," "General Tax” and War Tax," to the State of Georgia. With a State of Georgia $10 bill, January 15, 1862, with an image of Ceres with sack of grain. Signed by Comptroller Miocatt and Treasurer Ina Jones.

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(syy) 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.

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