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 Searched for: Misc. Americana

Hugh McCulloch Free Frank

Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch Free Frank [Misc. Americana]

Signed "H. McCulloch" on envelope to Mrs. E. B. Washington. Postmarked January 22, Washington D.C. 5.75 x 3.5 inches.

K00559
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Thomas Paine

Sold: Thomas Paine’s "Common Sense" Censored [Misc. Americana]

Fifteen years after Common Sense was published, it still infuriated the British government. This copy, published in London, left blanks in place of “objectionable” references to England or King George III. Pamphlet, Common Sense, Thomas Paine, London, 1791.

K00838
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Samuel Francis Smith AM

Autograph Manuscript, "One if by land, two if by sea." x: [Misc. Americana]

Autograph manuscript fair copy of Smith’s poem, April 19, 1894. At the top of page one, another hand has written: “Presented to Rev. W.E. Bartus by the confidential friend & literary executor of Dr. S.F. Smith Henry R. Carrington.”

K00919
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Register for 1776

Britian’s Annual Register for 1776 x: [Misc. Americana] [World History]

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, For the Year 1776... London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1777.

K01721
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John Checkley Book

x: John Checkley Book Re Freedom of the Press in Colonial Boston [Misc. Americana]

A SHORT AND EASIE METHOD WITH THE DEISTS. WHEREIN THE CERTAINTY OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION IS DEMONSTRATED...THE EIGHTH EDITION. London: Printed by J. Applebee, and sold by John Checkley, 1723. [bound with:] THE SPEECH OF MR. JOHN CHECKLEY, UPON HIS TRYAL, AT BOSTON IN NEW-ENGLAND, FOR PUBLISHING THE SHORT AND EASY METHOD WITH THE DEISTS...TO WHICH IS ADDED, THE JURY’S VERDICT; HIS PLEA IN ARREST OF JUDGMENT; AND THE SENTENCE OF COURT. THE SECOND EDITION. London. 1788.

Sabin 12365 (2nd work, 1st ed), 40192. McCoy, Freedom of the Press C293. cf. Evans 2029. 12 x 19.5 cm.

K02528
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Henry Wilson Free Frank

Henry Wilson Free Frank [Misc. Americana]

Signed "H Wilson" on envelope to Samuel Morse. Postmarked November 29, Natick, Massachusetts. 14.3 x 8 cm.



K02744
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George S. Patton Free Frank

George S. Patton Free Frank, as General [Misc. Americana] [Military]

Signed “G.S. Patton”, as General, on War Department envelope to Mrs. M. Sielicki. Signed only a month before the General’s death on December 21, 1945 from injuries sustained in a car accident on December 9th. Postmarked November 23, 1945, U.S. Army Postal Service A.P.O. Excellent condition. 9.9 x 22.7 cm.

K02928
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French printing of American political documents (1776-1781), with notes in text by Benjamin Franklin xd: [Misc. Americana]

Constitutions des Treize Etats-Unis de l’Amerique. Translated by the Duc de La Rochefoucauld, with significant additional notes by Franklin. Philadelphia and Paris: Printed for Benjamin Franklin by Ph.-D Pierre, 1783, 540 pages. First collected edition in French of Constitutions of thirteen states together with Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and two treaties of alliance between the United States and France. The title page includes the first imprint of the seal of the United States to appear in book form.

Five hundred copies were printed in the present octavo format, with one hundred additional copies printed on larger paper.

K03208
$3,500
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Edward S. Curtis Photo Signed

Edward S. Curtis Photograph, "The Vanishing Race", Signed [Misc. Americana]

Signed “Curtis” in ink on lower right corner of brown-toned platinum print. With his copyright studio blindstamp on the image, mounted on heavy card, 1904. The quality of examples of this image varies enormously; this is one of the finest we have seen. This is one of Curtis’ most famous images, exhibiting his quintessential view of the plight of Native Americans. Professionally conserved. 13 x 10 inches.



K06978
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Shubael Johnson DS

(syy) Shubael Johnson Document Signed x: [Misc. Americana]

Document signed “Shubael Johnson,” Hartford, Connecticut, February 17, 1783; one page, as receiver of wages due to John Taylor for service in the Continental Army. Document signed “X [John Taylor],” Camp Highlands, February 3, 1783; one page, authorizing Johnson to collect Taylor’s military pay.

K07281.02
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Hugh McCullough ALS

Hugh McCullough Autograph Letter Signed: "The golden age... is with us and before us" [Misc. Americana]

Signed “Hugh McCullough” to Rev. E.F. Stickland D.D. One page. December 17, 1883, Washington, D.C. 5 x 8 inches.

K07324
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Ebenezer Elmer ALS

sold: Ebenezer Elmer Autograph Letter Signed regarding the Louisiana Purchase x: [Misc. Americana]

“...It was a transaction between two sovereign foreign nations, & at a time when we were not on friendly terms with the one to whom the Cession was made; & that by the laws of Nations we had no right to make a demand for any information on the subject... Besides no Legislative act at present could possibly grow out of any information we might receive; especially as negotiations in various ways are now pending on the subject. The Fed[eralist]s objected violently against that part of the resolution which confides in the wisdom of the Executive, & proposes to wait the result of Negotiations.The genius of our Government refers to the intercourse with foreign nations to the executive; I know of no legislative act that could consitutionally be made before the result of negotiation is known but a declaration of war, & that would doubless be folly in the extreme at present...”

Autograph letter signed “Eben. Elmer” as Congressman to unknown recipient, two pages; Washington City, January 14, 1803.

K07401.01
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Admiral Richard Byrd

Admiral Richard Byrd Cover Signed. Framed [Misc. Americana]

Signed “R.E. Byrd Little America 2/2/35” to Gimbel’s Stamp Department, NY, NY. Postmarked January 30, 1935, Little America, Antarctica.

K08212
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Oration: Treaty of Paris

Oration on the Treaty of Paris x: [Misc. Americana] [Military]

Pamphlet: Levi Frisbie, An Oration delivered at Ipswich At the Request of a Number of the Inhabitants, On the Twenty-ninth of April, 1783; On Account of the Happy Restoration of Peace, Between Great-Britain and the United States of America. Boston: Printed by E. Russell, 1783.

K08237
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Blackwell Island/Roosevelt Island

(syy) Blackwell’s Island (Roosevelt Island) Indenture [Misc. Americana]

“...and to theirs and assigns forever all that part of an Island in the East River in the County of New York...”

Document signed “Samuel Blackwell” and “Mary Blackwell”, four pages, April 15, 1787.

K08250
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William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan Sends His Speeches to His Mother [Congressman] [The House Of Representatives] [Misc. Americana]

Speeches of Congressman Bryan Of Nebraska, In The House Of Representatives, During The 52nd and 53rd Congresses, with “Mother” embossed on cover, and two page inscription by Bryan to his mother on both sides of front flyleaf. Circa 1894.



K08340
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Oliver Ellsworth DS

ww: Oliver Ellsworth Document Signed requesting reimbursements during the American Revolution x: [Misc. Americana]

Miscellaneous requests for pay including the care of sick soldiers “...W. Abigail Thompson £5.13 ~ for Expense of her sons Sickness returning from Camp 1775 ¾ to Doct Jared Potter £2 ¾ for Sundries to a Continental Sick Soldier in this State ¾ to Merriman Cook £3.4.9- for Expense of his Sickness on his way home from Service in the Militia at N. York & to John Osborn £ 1-2:4 - for the same purpose _...”

Document signed “Oliv: Ellsworth”, one page; Hartford, January 14, 1777.

K08647
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A. Dinsdale Book Signed

A. Dinsdale, Book Signed Early Work on Television [Misc. Americana]

Book signed and inscribed “To my good friend E. L. Bragdor, with the Author’s best wishes A. Dinsdale N.Y. 25th May 1932.” First Principles of Television. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1932, 241 pages. First edition.

15 x 22 cm.

K08655
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Map Of Manhattan, 1893

(syy) Map Of Manhattan, 1893 [Misc. Americana] NL

“Colton’s Map of New York City (South of 93rd Street)”

In two sections bound in book, 1893.

K08862
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kg: [b] The Triumphal Entry of Royal Troops into New York. [Misc. Americana] Framed. f: FT Exhibit

Der Einzug der Königlichen Völcker in Neu Yorck / L’Entré triumphale de Troupes royales a Nouvelle Yorck, original color print, engraved by F. X. Habermann. Titles in German and French. Augsburg, Germany, ca. 1776.

Was on exhibit at Fraunces Tavern, in the Wall Street section of NYC.

K10374.02
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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
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Alan B. Bean Document Signed

Alan B. Bean Document Signed Regarding His Reaction to Sputnik [Space] [Misc. Americana]

Signed "Alan Bean". One page on NASA letterhead. n.d., n.p.

K11184
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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
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William Samuel Johnson MDS

(syy) William Samuel Johnson Manuscript Document Signed [Misc. Americana]

Manuscript document signed, "Wm:Saml:Johnson," a petition for settlement in New Hampshire. Stratford, Conn., 5 April 1773. 1 1/4 pages, folio.

K11925.03
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William Samuel Johnson DS

(syy) William Samuel Johnson Partial Document Signed [Misc. Americana]

Partial document signed "Wm.Saml.Johnson". A portion of a writ, Stratford, 12 March 1776. 1 page.

K11925.05
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