The Harrisburg Auction, Part II - Day 1 - Oct 8
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Item number: 17638896 | With an original map from the latest authorities., an early and rare anti-slavery argument in the new terrirtories. †Boston. Phillips, Sampson & Co. New York J. C. Derby 1854. Cover off, spine off, needs rebinding.
Item number: 17638654 | Sketch accompanying Col. Price Despatch. U.S. 1848.
Item number: 17638533 | A Western Union telegram from San Francisco to a Carson City, Nevada bank - message reads "Haven August Latch Avenged Attent Latency Atmosphere Haunted Same Avenged Fish" and signed "Homer King & Co." (a banking house). Beneath the message has been deciphered in pencil showing the buying and selling prices of stock (mining?) - "bought 80 Lady B, $45.00, 100 Lady W, $1.10, Sold 20 Sierra Nev. $45.00". Black on white printing.
Item number: 17638775 | HQ Department of Arizona, Whipple Barracks, Prescott, December, 1884. General Crook orders troops pay issue at Forts Bowie, Apache, Mojave, Verde and Huachucha. 8x10 printed in ink and signed by AAG.
Item number: 17638897 | Legal Size Document. †Joseph H. Sherburne of Arkansas City, Kansas, is issued a license to trade with the Blackfeet Agency, Browning, Montana 1889.
Item number: 17638655 | Explorations and Surveys south of Central Pacific Railroad in Nevada and Arizona. Wheeler-1871.
Item number: 17638534 | Two page, legal size, handwritten bill of sale, dated 1878 from Fort Bridger, Wyoming Territory. The documents states that W.A. Carter is purchasing 12 heads of cattle to be delivered "at his herd house on Henry's Fork". The document describes the ages of the cattle and their conditions and is signed on the bottom by J.B. Anson as seller. On the back is a handwritten approval of the sale with about 8 lines re: the sale and delivery of the cattle. This portion is handwritten and signed by W.A. Carter as the buyer.
Item number: 17638776 | HQ Department of Arizona, Whipple Barracks, Prescott, December, 1884. General Crook orders courtmartial to convene at Fort Iowell, A.T. and names detail of officers for the Court. 8x11" printed in ink and signed by AAG (Assistant Adjutant General) Meritt Barber. Civil War Hero who became a general in 1898.
Item number: 17638898 | The dirt road Main Street is depicted showing Flat City Restaurant, Agency American Bank and Globe Bakery and Coffeehouse with perhaps the proprietors and/or patrons at the front of the building. Wagon visible "leaving town" in the background. Identification of location and photographer in the photo. 8x10 on a larger cream colored board.
Item number: 17638656 | New route from Texas to Fort Yuma, California for cattle droves. Overman -1870.
Item number: 17638535 | Pre-printed 1873 statement from "Naylor Bros. - Blacksmiths and Dealers in Wagon Material" in Salt Lake City. Lists 10 items purchased with total. Has a handwritten note on the left side about the arrival of some machines ordered.
Item number: 17638777 | Hide wrapped and leather laced stone war club. Included in the lot is a second as is. 15" L & 26" L.
Item number: 17638899 | Outdoor view of eight cavalrymen, mounted, wearing various headgear - campaign and slouch hats, some with 5 button coats, some with gauntlets, posed on the prairie with roof of sod house just visible in the background, circa 1890s, possibly Indian Territory. Photo has some loss but does not affect the image, mat is trimmed. 8x10"
Item number: 17638657 | Map of the Black Hills. Ludlow -1874.
Item number: 17638536 | A pre-printed, 3 page, legal size "Deed of Mining Claim", dated 1883 from Cochise County showing the sale of the "Silver Hope Mine" between Thomas Morgan and Thomas Toomey and gives its location on the first page "about one and a half miles northeast of the town of Charleston and about one third of a mile northwest of the road leading from Tombstone and Charleston. Is signed by the seller on the 2nd page with an attched certification of the recording - has an embossed orange seal and signed by County recorder A.T. Jones.
Item number: 17638778 | 1st MO. Light Artillery, Fort Thompson, Dakota, 1872. Application for additional bounty of $100 by Pvt. of 1st MO. Light Artillery, sworn statement, application, letter of payment.
Item number: 17638537 | All drawn on Cochise County Bank, Tombstone, A.T.. Checks in 1881, 1885, 1886, 1887 and 1888. Different payees. Endorsed, some with Wells, Fargo & Co. stamps at back.
Item number: 17638658 | Map of Nebraska. Warren -1857.
Item number: 17638779 | Letter from the Philadelphia Depot of the Quartermaster's Department, 1885.
Item number: 17638538 | Pre-printed 1891 billhead of "William McMaster, Carriage & Wagon Blacksmith in Helena. Has a big horseshoe vignette with a horse head. Lists repair work and is signed by McMaster.
Item number: 17638659 | Sketch of the public surveys in New Mexico. Surveyor General - 1855.
Item number: 17638539 | Iowa - 1884 - A large certificate with three mining vignettes - two show miners winging picks and pushing ore carts and a 4" vertical vignette of miners in a glory hole and using a winch to haul ore out. Has a bold title and very ornate printing style by an unknown printer. States mines are located in "Santa Fe and Grant Count, New Mexico".
Item number: 17638780 | To U.S. Marshal W.K. Meade, signed by Thomas Howorth, Constable. Willcox, Arizona - September 27, 1893.
Item number: 17638660 | Map of the Territory of Minnesota. Pope - 1849.
Item number: 17638781 | Gandolfo and Sanguinetti General Merchadise Wine and LIquors.
Item number: 17638540 | Nevada - 1907 - A scripophily oddity with a unique and uncommon vignette of a camel in the desert. Colorful printing with a blue border - green banner for the title and glitter gold seal and body print. States offices were in Reno but research shows mines were in the mining camp of "Fairview" in central Nevada. Silver was discovered there in 1905 and the mining camp blossomed to several thousands by 1907 and the camp boasted about twenty-seven saloons.
Item number: 17638661 | Indian Territory. U.S.G.S. (United States Geological Survey) - 1898.
Item number: 17638782 | Big Springs Land and Cattle Company 1884; Searight Cattle Company, 1880s (not filled out); XT Land and Cattle Company, (not filled out).
Item number: 17638541 | Map of the West, Fort Laramie to California by Hayden's Exploration Team mapping the 40th Parallel, 1871. 36x25" on heavy stock.
Item number: 17638662 | Sketch of General Riley's route through the mining districts. Derby - 1849.
Item number: 17638783 | Neponset Land and Livestock Company. Evanston, Wyoming, 1897.
Item number: 17638542 | County map of Arizona and Southern California, as well as County map of California and Nevada. 1875 15x25".
Item number: 17638663 | A volume 1 issue of this early colonial American newspaper in excellent condition. While European newspapers of this vintage are quite common, colonial American newspapers are very scarce, especially of this condition. This paper dates from the post French-Indian war era when troubles were brewing between the colonies (especially Massachusetts) and England.
Item number: 17638784 | Location Certificate in the Kingua Lode - Cripple Creek Mining District, El Paso County, Colorado - 1895; Rocky mountain National Bank Check - Century City, Col. 1869; State of Texas - Charges against Polk Kyle for keeping a gambling table. Hayes County, Texas 1894; Office of Army Clothing and Equipage. Philadelphia, October 28, 1856 to E.S. Sibley - Quartermaster, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, listing of clothing sent.
Item number: 17638543 | Gold and Quicksilver District of California map, July 25th, 1848. 23x17" with torn edge on lower left corner.
Item number: 17638664 | 1815 U.S. Govt. printing of the Peace Treaty ending the War between America and England. 16pg disb. vg.
Item number: 17638785 | Indian identification tag from the San Carlos, Arizona White Mountain Reservation, 1888. The tag was worn by Tonto Apache males as identification. The tag of this lot is hard to find. The lot is accompanied by a copy of a document from the U.S. Indian Service which outlines the stamping of a letter and a number on the tag and the recording of same into a log.
Item number: 17638544 | Two documents. One, is a pre-printed "Oath of Office", dated 1886 for the State of Texas - it states that A.M. Griffin has been sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff for Navarro County and that he will abide by the Constitutional laws and that he has not fought a duel with deadly weapons nor have I sent or accepted a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons and that he has not bribed anyone to secure my appointment - so help me God. It is signed by Griffin and a Co. Deputy. The second, is a handwritten document attached on the back, dated 1886 from Corsicana, Texas certifying that J.L. Walton, Sheriff of the county appoints Griffin as a Special Deputy to secure him protection against all who may try to interfere with him in discharge of his lawful duty to assist in the arrest of J.B. Thompson, wanted in this county for murder. The document is signed by J.L. Walton, Sheriff, Navarro County.
Item number: 17638665 | Annapolis, Jan 4, 1759. Here is an early colonial paper, but it is loose at the spine with various chipping at the spine. It fortunately has very little loss of words. Pg 3 mention of: "....J. Amherst, commander in Chief of all his Majesty's forces in North America..." arriving in town. Some foxing as well.
Item number: 17638786 | State of Texas certificate attesting that Isaac L. Hill "performed services, 1836 in the Texas Army" and "fought in the battle of San Jacinto April 21, 1836". Signed by his son and notarized, Travis County, Texas, 1892. 8x13" ink/1pg. vg.
Item number: 17638545 | A four page folded leaf letter and original mailing envelope, dated 1856 from Tehama, California from a son to his mother in Springfield, Il. He opens by saying he is not getting any mail from the family, but is writing "for fear you may think we are all dead." He mentions the possibility of Gus coming home and describes the dry hot weather and that crops are suffering with no rain for six weeks. He also describes Indian troubles and mentions a past cold winter in Oregon followed by a drought. The letter is signed "Geo. L. Eastman." The original stamp is missing, but someone put another stamp on the cover in its place.
Item number: 17638666 | Order to survey - a very interesting, one page, letter from the Deputy Surveyor of Pennsylvania ordering a county resident to measure a tract of land by the "great cover boundary". †The letter is written to Nathaniel Walker by Deputy Edwin Lynde. Being a surveyor in the colonial period.
Item number: 17638787 | U.S. Army discharge issued by Private Elias Bixler, 7th U.S. Infantry at Fort Shaw, MT. Aug, 1870 and signed by Col. John Gibbon. 8x100 vellum. Soiled stains, wear. Comes with his Shamokin Pennsylvania cemetary lot, deed, a postcard and a 4x3" chestview photo in civilian suit, circa1880. Has an imprint of Riche- photographer, Shamokin Pa.
Item number: 17638546 | A three page folded leaf letter and original mailing envelope, dated 1862 from Lakeland, Minnesota between female cousins. She describes the wedding of "Emily" - no one attended but the minister and a few friends - the groom's parents couldnt make it due to bad rains. Also describes Indian trouble in the reigon and asks her cousin to spend the winter in Minnesota. I s signed Lizzie Emerson. I ncludes mailing envelope with embossed 3-cent stamp addressed to Parma, Ohio - postmark barely visible.
Item number: 17638667 | This two page, 1827, hand-written, court document, is an indictment against a woman named Mary Grady who stole five yards of Irish linen from a neighbor. Indictment was written by the Attorney General of Pennsylvania Frederick Smith. Also, included in the lot, is another indictment for theft for Christian Smith and Daniel Garriet of Bedford County, who on the fifteenth day of December, 1826 with force of arms stole a sheep of the value of two dollars from Mary Jones.
Item number: 17638788 | L.W. Stilwell, Deadwood S.D. dealer in Indian Photographs (4pg. listing) with prices; a supplement to catalogue No. 7 with listing of Indian photos and prices for mineral and novelty supplment. The lot includes an L.W. Stilwell letterhead for Natural History Specimens and Oregon Arrow Points. Three items in the lot.
Item number: 17638547 | Two issued checks, dated 1866-67 from L.H. Hershfield & Co. Bankers in Helena, M.T. One is payable for $33 in "Gold Dust" and the other is payable for $100 in "Trade Dust." Black on white printing with an orante left border, both cut-canceled once in the body and both with the tax stamp missing.
Item number: 17638668 | This is an incredible court document putting an orphan boy up as an indentured servant. "..by these presents doth bind apprentice to the said Zacharich Connell, a minior child named John McKee for the term of eight years. Zacharich is to instruct John in all of the knowledge and skill of a farmer and husbandman. A rare document, dated 1787. On the bottom of the page is the signature of Ephraim Douglas. Research shows that Douglas was a soldier in the Revolutionary war and spent his early life as a boy in Cumberland Valley near Carlisle.
Item number: 17638789 | To Cochise Company Bank (6). The lot includes two addition postcards. One to Santa Cruz Valley Bank - Tucson and one to the Arizona National Bank, Tucson. All notifcations of drafts and deposits. Six have Tombstone stamps at the back. All 1880s.
Item number: 17638548 | A two page, pre-printed "Criminal Docket", dated 1898 with the title at top "United States of America, Indian Territory, Southern District" and charging two men with the Introduce and Sell Intoxicating Liquors in So. Dist. I.T." On the backside it states that both men were brought before the Indian Territory Commissioner by Buck Garrett, Deputy U.S. Marshal and that bail bond arrangements were made. Back on the front page, it later states that the case was dismissed for lack of evidence.
Item number: 17638669 | The remains of a wax seal on the bottom of the paper shows the page of this letter. Dated 1797, the document from a Bedford County law firm accuses a Miller of stealing flour and substituting bran in the flour sacks. The letter is addressed to the constable of Hopewell Township from Thomas Thornhill's attorney Amos Evans. Included in the lot are four other letters giving more details about the case of the bran in the flour bags.
Item number: 17638549 | The Three Horsemen Gun. Side by side. 12 Gauge. Pistol Grip. 9 1/2" barrels Double trigger. . Brass end mount to the wooden handle having applied engraved silver mounts marked Manton. A high relief plaque of three horse heads on one side with" The Three Horsemen" carved in the wood above and below it. The opposite side decorated with a brass arrow . Brass plate reads Texas Baldy Russell.
Item number: 17638790 | Concerning the improper fencing of 200,000 acres of land. Dated May 7, 1874.
Item number: 17638670 | The document that was probably posted notifying the public of an estate sale in Bedford County. The document has a large printed title reading, "To all people to whom these presents shall come," issued by "The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania". Bears the signature of the High Sheriff, "Joel Mann." 18x20".
Item number: 17638791 | HQ Department of the Platte Order, Omaha, June 9, 1870 - announces Camp at Atlantic Gulch, W.T. will be called Camp Stambaugh, honoring Calvary officer killed in action. 8x5 printed with ink notation "Reed HQ, Fort Fetterman, June 24, 1870".
Item number: 17638550 | First year production. Serial number on frame, barrell and trigger guard match. Cylinder has no serial number. 1875 manufacture. 44 calibre. Wooden grips. Barrel cut to 2 3/4" . In presentation case. With a knife in nickel button sheath inscribed "Luke Short" . The knife has a bone handle with a nickel silver pommel and ornate cap. Also included is a pewter flask engraved with L.S. A photograph from Flys Photographic Studio, 312 Fremont St. Tombstone, Arizona Territory of Luke Short is included. The box has carved suits of cards and Luke Short name.
Item number: 17638671 | The Assault case was brought to court in 1827. A separate piece of paper shows the verdict of the court, "Guilty of an assault only". The document bears the signature of the Attorney General of the state of Pennsylvania, Frederick Smith. Two documents in the lot.
Item number: 17638792 | 1845 Indian Affairs Invoice for payment of messenger hired by John Chambers, Superintendent of Indian Affairs. Burlington, Iowa Territory. 8x11" ink, 1 pg. Signed by messenger Jacob Phister, and by Chambers who was trading with the Sac and Fox tribes at this time.
Item number: 17638551 | Serial Number 187501 Colt Calibre 45. . Hard rubber grips. Well worn with one small chip at the butt on left hand side. Has a framed stud for inside the pants carry.
Item number: 17638672 | Bedford County, Pa - an indictment for illegal gambling on New Years Day. Dated 1827, this full length report is from the Attorney General's Office.
Item number: 17638793 | Letter dated February 13, 1899. On the letterhead of Queen Lodge No. 6 A.O.U.W. Bisbee, Arizona. Re: The finacial and health situation of C.S. Fly, Tombstone Photographer (Written to Chas. Clark Esq. Finacier Tombstone). "He is improving... but he is still very weak... Fly is "flat broke" I know this to be a fact for our lodge seat security for the room ...". Double matted and framed. Some staining does not affect content.
Item number: 17638552 | Recovered near Wounded Knee, South Dakota. In a shadow box display by Chuck Gelisse. Included in the display is a knife in a tack decorated sheath, some cartridges and a cabine card of an Indian with a rifle across his lap. Signed on the back by the artist Chuck Gelisse
Item number: 17638673 | Lawsuits filed in Bedford County are in regard to outstanding debt. Two documents included in the lot.
Item number: 17638794 | Territory of New Mexico, Oath of Office of Santiago P. Ascarate as Sheriff, of Dona Ana County, February 11, 1896 with county seal. Ascarate was the successor to Pat Garrett as Sheriff. Double matted and framed.
Item number: 17638553 | Rib is marked Sam J. Hayhurst Arizona Rangers. Twist steel barrels. VG condition
Item number: 17638674 | Men and horse outside a livery stable. Included in the lot is a 3/4 length portrait of a Western man, probably a lawman. 2.5x4" and 2.25x4". The lawman tintype is rough.
Item number: 17638795 | A group photograph of Arizona Territory men, one with a liquor bottle and one with cigar box. One man at front center of the groop is dressed in a praire dress and bonnet. Framed with an agency Pima County Bank, Tombstone certificate of deposit for John Ryan, for $200, dated June 3, 1881. Double matted and oak framed.
Item number: 17638554 | Red braidung
Item number: 17638675 | By N. Brown and Son, photographers, with a backstamp. Southwestern street scene with man and burrow with barrels above a saddle and stirrups. 2.5x4".
Item number: 17638796 | Written from Camp Pet. 6th Cavalry Huachuca, A.T. April 9, 1877. "I promise to pay Tom Brown's bill of seventy five (75) dollars to M.M. Dowell...." Signed in ink John DeGraw (?) trumpete, M. Company, 6th Cavalry. Witness: Signed James Barrett. 1st Srgt. Company M. 6th Cavalry. The lot is accompanied by a history of Fort Huachuca at the back by Wayne Spangler, Fort Historian, dated 1/1959. Double matted and framed. 7.5x9" (letter) 12x16" (overall).
Item number: 17638555 | Seated on knees. Hands at chest. 14" high
Item number: 17638676 | By J.F. Haynes, Fargo D.T. (Dakota Territory), Northern pacific views. The hunter with his riffle alongside the slayed buffalo, his horse in the background. 4x7".
Item number: 17638797 | Killed by Modoc chief Capt. Jack at Peace conference in North California. Carte de Visite is matted with a handwritng sample of Cany as it pertains to the New Mexico campaign. Both matted 2.25x3.75" and 3.5x7"
Item number: 17638556 | Made by Dennis Eagle Horse, Hunkpapa Lakota. Handcrafted Sioux lance made with pig iron lance head, deer hide, yellow-red-blue seed beads, hawk bells, brass tacks, trade cloth, buffalo tail, wild bird feathers. 78" high
Item number: 17638677 | Two Indians with child in front of teepee. 3x3" on a larger 5.25x6.25" cream colored embossed cardboard mat.
Item number: 17638798 | Remnants, boards, partial hull of The Revolutionary War Ship, The Royal Savage which was commanded by Benedict Arnold and played a prominent role in The Battle of Valcour. Captain L. F. Haagland, a Long Island underwater salvage operator and historian , played an important role in raising both The Royal Savage and The Philadelphia, ships from Benedict Arnold's Battle of Valcour fleet. Spurred on by a Peruvian fishing guide, John Manley, who told him about some "old timber" piled up about 15 feet beneath the surface of Lake Champlain, Haagland, who had studied marine engineering at Lehigh, started a search. In 1934, two years after he discovered the location of the ship, Haaglund raised the hull. The ship had been burned before it sunk. Haaglund would also raise The Philadelphia, a romantic gondola like ship from the waters off of Valcour Island. Also commanded by Benedict Arnold as part of the fleet, it has been re-constructed and is on exhibit at The Smithsonian. L. F. Haaglund died in 1960. A lifelong resident of Long Island, it was his wish to be buried in Lake Champlain. About 2000, his son Hudson, who at age 8 or 9 , was chasing rabbits on Valcour Island , as his Dad raised this Revolutiionary War ship, fulfilled his wishes and scattered his ashes into Lake Champlain.
Item number: 17638557 | Made by Dennis Eagle Horse, Hunkpapa Lakota. Handcrafted Sioux lance made with pig iron lance head, deer hide, white-blue-red seed beads, hawk bells, brass tacks, trade cloth, buffalo tail, wild bird feathers. 78" high
Item number: 17638678 | Tintype by John Green, photographer, with backstamp on mat. Two cowboys, both with rifles, one with a pistol tucked into waistband. Hard to find image. 2.25x3.5".
Item number: 17638799 | Don Felix Berenguer de Marquina signed proclamation of drunkedness. † 17"H x 13"W.
Item number: 17638558 | Gilt metal adjustable crown for winner of Annie Oakley shooting competition.
Item number: 17638679 | Photo by J. N. Furlong, Las Vegas, New Mexico with identification at the front, "Las Vegas and Vicinity." C 1883. Lower left 5/8" margin tear (taped), does not affect image. 5x8" overall size.
Item number: 17638559 | A four page letter, dated 3/26/1893 on the letterhead of "Hal Baldwin Lander, Wyoming. The letter opens with hopes for spring plowing soon, but the snow is still around. Also says the county Treasurer has been arrested as a defaulter and for misuse of County funds. He plans to go into town to finish a plastering job, and is planting 200 trees in the spring. He closes by saying the Reverend Jeffry is a boarder in the home, but needs to sell his organ. The letter is signed "Father".
Item number: 17638680 | Glendive, Montana. War dance at street carnival. Hotel Mcintyre visible in the background. A.S. Foss, Glendive, Montana stamp in the mat. 6x8" photo mounted on an 8x10" cardboard mat.
Item number: 17638560 | With Egyptian queen carvings. Repurposed to a showcase now holding a woven Indian blanket fragment. Glass front. 43 1/2"W. 10"D. 36"H. Textile is 18"H. x 21" W.
Item number: 17638681 | Tombstone, Arizona. Saturday Morning. November 27th, 1880.
Item number: 17638561 | A one page, legal size, pre-printed land deed, dated 1904. T he Cherokee Nation - Indian Territory at the top, showing the sale of a lot in Catoosa, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory and signed by W.C. Rogers as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. It is also signed on the front by two officials from the U.S. Dept. of Interior - on the back is the signature of the U.S. Indian Commissioner.
Item number: 17638682 | All drawn on Cochise County Bank, Tombstone A.T. checks. 1885, 1886, and 1887. Different payees - many Oriental names. Endorsed (17 in the lot. )
Item number: 17638562 | Heading into Goldfield, Nevada; the National Stage, B Street Virginia City Nevada; French Corral Post Office; Deadwood in 1876; Redding-Weaverville Stage; Overload Stage Coach, Nebraska City; Early street seen Carson City; An Artesian well in Roswell, N.M.; Early Whipple barracks; Judge Roy Bean; Early view Platte S.D.; Cowboys; Indians. Collection priced at and originally purchased at $1700.
Item number: 17638683 | Seven page, folded leaf 5x8" letter, dated 1882 from Denver, Co. He spent the 4th of July in bad weather, and later describes hard-ships living away from civilization, no food, cold winters, hot summers, having to snowshoe 50 miles without anything to eat, etc. Closes the letter by asking his cousin to find him a pretty young blonde he can marry.
Item number: 17638563 | One page, legal size, handwritten document, dated January 30, 1861. Court document re: the handling of an estate of a deceased man and the widow's decision to decline the provisions made for her benefit in the last will. It is signed at the bottom by a court clerk, and the document has "Territory of Kansas written at the top and has an embossed seal at the bottom of the Probate Court in Leavenworth County, K.T. Kansas had received statehood just one day prior, January 29th 1861, to this document being written.
Item number: 17638684 | Handwritten, 5x8" document, dated June 7, 1860 from "Florence, N.T. (Nebraska Territory) and states in full - "I promise to pay on demand to (George) Q. Cannon or order after my arival in G.S.L. (Great Salt Lake) City, the sum of $6 for provisions received of him by me". The document is signed at the bottom "Hugh Cousens".
Item number: 17638564 | One page, 1900 letterhead of Dept. of the Interior - U.S. Land Office in Bozeman. T he letter is to a man in Rockvale asking about the Indian Allotment of Bird Woman and gives the coordinates for her land allotement and is signed at the bottom by an official.
Item number: 17638685 | Town of Seven Troughs; Coalition Hill; Prospect Shaft; Hatcher, Leach and Whelan "hiking" across the desert; President Hatcher and M. J. Whelan with Rockey Mountin (sic), etc. 10 in the lot. 3x4.5" on larger 4.75x5.75" black mat.
Item number: 17638565 | A large and impressive insurance policy, dated 1899. Has a bold attractive title across the top reading "The Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Co. - Philadelphia" with three vignettes of the PA state seat and also, George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. This policy is covering the business of Sun Sun Wo and Company in Coulterville, California for $2000. T he policy states it covers merchandise usually kept in Chinese stores, but does not include coverage of Opium, Treasure, Safe and contents and other items.
Item number: 17638686 | Signed F.W. Belger, June 25, 1853 - an invoice for supplies. Framed.
Item number: 17638566 | A pre-printed, 1866 document from Virginia City with title at top "Territory of Montana - Madison County Recorder's Office" certifying that a man has recorded a mining claim "on the Major Lode, 200 feet, located in the Hot Springs District, Major County" and is signed at the bottom. Has black on white printing with a fancy left border. The discovery of gold at Virginia City led to the creation of Montana Territory in 1864 - the first Territorial capital being in Virginia City.
Item number: 17638687 | Last will and testament of Judge Warren Bristol who sentenced Billy the Kid to be hung. Two and a half page, 8x12" handwritten last will and testament of Warren Bristol, dated 1877, from Mesilla, N.M. Territory. The will bequeaths all of his land and personal property to his wife and also names his wife as executor of his estate. The document is signed at the bottom of the second page, "Warren bristol", with the final third page, being notarized by three witnesses from Mesilla - Thomas Bull, Jon Crouch and Elbridge Benton, all noted citizens of Southern New Mexico. The document has minor splitting on the fold lines, with a third page fold like separating about halfway across - repaired on verso with archival tape and not affecting any copy.
Item number: 17638567 | A pre-printed Waybill - large title at the top "Virginia City & Red Bluff Stage Co." dated 1896 and listing passengers and express freight going from Virginia City to Red Bluff. The Waybill lists five passengers incluiding W.A Clark (probably the multi-millionaire Montana "Copper King", Senator, banker and railroad builder) with destinations of "Norris, Sterling, Revenue" etc. Also lists about 20 express items - mostly packages and boxes with fees and destinations listed. On the back of the document lists the name of the stagecoach driver "H. Weppler."
Item number: 17638688 | Two page,, 6x9" letter dated 1886 from Fort Gibson, Indian Territroy. The letter is addressed to a bank in Montana Territory re: problems with a soldiers account at the bank and a CD being held as security collateral. The letter is written and signed, "John Anderson, 1st Lt. 18th Infantry."
Item number: 17638568 | A one page, legal size, handwritten statement, dated 1885 from Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory. The document states that Frank Rheinholdt has appeared before him and that an account against another party is correct and just. It is signed by Rheinholdt - but the document is entirely handwritten and signed by "M.A. Upson - Notary Public." The Document has an embossed orange seal of Upson as a Notary. Includes biographical information about Upson.
Item number: 17638689 | Stock certificate with a great illustration of the mining camp; a complete ghost town today.
Item number: 17638569 | Pre-printed, one page, legal size document - title at the top says "The Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations - Indian Territory" and states that a lot in South McAlester, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory has been sold for $11 to a woman. It is signed on the bottom by Green McCurtain as Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation and Palmer Mosley as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation with embossed seal of both Indian Nations.
Item number: 17638690 | Resembles currency, signed by Mark "Brick" Pomeroy. A biography of Pomeroy is included in the lot. Pomeroy attempted to build the first railroad through the Rocky Mountains. 3.25x7.5".
Item number: 17638570 | Dated 12/03/1879 from Robert S. Tingley, Helena, Montana Territory to E.A. Hayt, Commander of Indian Affairs. Tingley is trying to bid on providing 500 head of cattle to the Blackfoot Agency at $20 each. On the back it is noted when the bid arrived and that it was too late. Two post holes in upper left corner affecting one printed word and E in The Western Union.
Item number: 17638691 | Anonymous, American, Southern Black work crew at the lunch tent set up on the work site. White bosses are shaded beaneth a tent. Shrink wrapped. Separation at the upper right, which does not affect image. 4.25x6.5" matted to 14x16".
Item number: 17638571 | Dated 06/24/1880 to Self, signed H (Henry) W. Taylor in Weatherford, Texas. Henry Taylor was a Texas Ranger from 1872 to 1873. In 1892 partnered with Charles Goodnight to start the First National Bank. Comes with a xerox picture of Henry Taylor and another with Taylor and his sons in the Bank.
Item number: 17638692 | Boy and burro's on a Southwestern main street. 4x7.25" photo mounted on a larger cream mat.
Item number: 17638572 | Arizona Territory - 1886 - With an intricate floral and ribbon border design with a nice title across the top. Black on white printing, issued from Phoenix. A stock showing one of the early attempts to build canals that would bring water to a thirsty, budding Phoenix. Is signed by R.E. Farrington as President. Only three stocks are known to exist.†
Item number: 17638693 | For 500 shares of capital stock. Empire Mill and Mining Company; Amador and El Dorado Counties. 4x9".
Item number: 17638573 | From The Vanishing Race 1913. Chief Running Bird; Chief Bear Ghost and Chief Tin Tin Meet La. Three items are included in the lot.
Item number: 17638694 | Missionary District of Northern Texas.
Item number: 17638574 | Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1882 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. 23x15".
Item number: 17638695 | TLS by the U.S. Indian Inspector from Indian Territory to the Governor of Chickasaw Nation. On Department Of The Interior letterhead from Muskogee, April 19, 1902, regards the collection of tribal taxes, as they pertain to livestock. 2 pages, signed. 8x8".
Item number: 17638575 | 1) Map of Western Territories 1867. U.S. Army map of the Kansas Area, including S. Nebraska, most of Indian Territory and Texas Panhandle, Colorado and New Mexico to west of Fort Marcy. Brownstone with exc. details including forts, obsolete posts, trails, Indian lands, complied by War Department from Army surveys by Fremont, Long, Marcy, Sitgreave, Nathan Boone, Kearney and others named. 30x18" with folds, age darkening and margin wear. 2) Utah Western Exploration Map. Map of Great Salt Lake west to Deseret Hills by Hayden's Exploration Team mapping the 40th Parallel, 1871. 36x25" on heavy stock.
Item number: 17638696 | Handwritten from the "Long Bar" mining camp, in California. 2 pages.
Item number: 17638576 | Exhibiting the grants of lands made by the general government to aid in the construction of railroads and wagon roads. June 30, 1883. 30x21 1/2".
Item number: 17638697 | Ten year, six percent, first mortgage bond, with seal and signatures. 7.5x9.5".
Item number: 17638577 | From a reconnaissance by Capt. William Ludlow, Corps of Engineers 1874 and maps of Warren and Raynolds. Drawn by Sergt. C. Becker. 42x26" with some wear on edges.
Item number: 17638698 | From "Gold Hill" (comstock lode) issued by the "Imperial S.M." (Silver Mining) Company. 2.75X7.75".
Item number: 17638578 | Sketch of public surveys in New Mexico 1860. Compiled from maps on file in Surveyor Generals Office in Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 1st, 1860. 25x34" with some brown staining on folds.
Item number: 17638699 | 2 pp. handwritten in ink letter, from a destitute gold miner, F.A.S. Jones to his brother, Captain Joseph Jones. Undated, but about 1864. Inclosed is a small piece of Blumbago... there is a large ledge of it... is it of any value.. I have located a beautiful Valley.. ball on the head of a the two-armed tiver, 40 miles of Sonomia...". 5x8".
Item number: 17638579 | Three editions of Niles' Weekly Register from Baltimore, Maryland from April 2nd, 1836, April 9, 1836 and May 3, 1834. Three editions of The Gentleman's Magazine from London, England from May 1755, August 1755, and July 1756.
Item number: 17638580 | From October 1776 from London, England with a wide variety of articles.
Item number: 17638581 | From September 25, 1740. No. 615.
Item number: 17638582 | From Saturday, February 16, 1861 with a front page article about A British railway from the Atlantic to the Pacific. 16x11".
Item number: 17638583 | Salem, Mass, from Monday morning, May 16, 1836. No. 39. 22 1/2x17".
Item number: 17638584 | Three editions of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper from May 11, 1867, June 2, 1883 and August 26, 1876 from New York. Various sizes.
Item number: 17638585 | Featuring the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 20 1/2x12" with wear on all edges and fold marks.
Item number: 17638586 | Five editions of The Independent Gazetteer or The Chronicle of Freedom. Wednesday Jan 2, 1788, Tuesday Jan 8, 1788, Saturday October 13, 1787, Wednesday Nov 21, 1787 and Saturday Dec 15, 1789.
Item number: 17638465 | Soldier's Pay Voucher - a pre-printed 8x11" Pay Voucher for "John McKinney, 2nd Lieut. 4th U.S. Cavalry" dated May, 1872 - showing he was paid $125 and that he received payment. The document is signed at the bottom "John A. McKinney, 2nd Lieut, 4th Cavalry" - the entire document has been filled by him. No location is given, but the date highly suggests he was somewhere in Texas. The document has a quarter-size light brown stain on the left edge, not affecting anything. Includes two biographical sketches.
Item number: 17638587 | The Wheeling Intelligencer from Wheeling, West Va, Saturday August 19, 1876. The London Chronicle from London, England from Thursday September 23, 1775. Lancaster Journal Friday June 7, 1816. The New York Times Wednesday February 3, 1858.
Item number: 17638466 | State of Pennsylvania Pay Certificate issued for Private John McBride, 10th Pennsylvania Regiment, 1781. 8x4 ptd/ink. vg.
Item number: 17638588 | New-England Chronicle: Or The Essex Gazette. From Tuesday, May 2 to Friday, May 12, 1775. Worn edges and fold marks. 15 1/2x10".
Item number: 17638467 | 1871 arrest warrant issued charging Pennsylvanian with theft of a citizen's coat and Colt Revolver, latter valued at $8. 8x12 1p ink. vg.
Item number: 17638589 | Kansas City Daily Journal from Kansas City, Saturday, April 1, 1882. 23x15".
Item number: 17638468 | Apache Chief with Winchester Rifle.
Item number: 17638469 | 5" x 7"
Item number: 17638590 | The Evening Telegraph from Philadelphia, Thursday, June 21, 1877. 20x15" with some wear on edges.
Item number: 17638591 | The Daily Boomerang from Laramie, Wyoming, Saturday, December 27, 1890. 23 1/2x17 1/2" with some wear on edges.
Item number: 17638470 | A 3x8" 1878 check from Tucson from the banking house of L.M. Jacobs & Co. Features black on white printing with a nice vignette of an Indian warrior with a rifle on a rocky ledge. The check is signed "E.B. Gage". Has very slight tear on the left edge with slight border loss.
Item number: 17638592 | Daily Territorial Enterprise from Virginia, Nevada, Friday, October 28, 1881. 23 1/2x17" with some wear.
Item number: 17638471 | Pre-printed, one page, 8x14" document dated Sept. 30, 1986 - no location given, but would be in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). The document lists B. Dunn as the only possee member who assisted Heck Thomas as Deputy in the case of United States Vs Bill Doolin with $15 due to Dunn for his services as a posse member. The document has two staple holes at the top with tiny paper loss and two small tears at the top with archival tape repair on the verso (not noticeable), otherwise fine and frameable. The document is unsigned.
Item number: 17638593 | El Paso Times from El Paso, Texas, Friday, July 3, 1896 and Saturday, July 4, 1896. 21 1/2x16". Two items in the lot.
Item number: 17638472 | Cripple Creek mining millionaire, Burns (1853-1917) was a Scotch-Irishman who owned stock in 150 mining companies upon his death. Included in the lot are a pre-printed 7x8" James F. Burns pay voucher dated 1914 from Colorado Springs (Burns has proxy-signed an employee's name at the bottom adding "by Jas F.B."), and an issued 3x8" personal check of James F. Burns, dated 1909 from Colorado Springs. (Is signed James F. Burns and has a blue crayon-like check mark over the signature).
Item number: 17638594 | The Daily Arizona Citizen from Tucson, Pima County, Arizona. September 30, 1879, October 6, 1879, October 28, 1879, October 30, 1879. 19 1/2 x 14 1/2. Four items in the lot.
Item number: 17638473 | "Preached before the King and Queen at White-Hall, November 12, 1693. Being the day appointed for a public Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the gracious preservation of his Majesty by John Lord, Archbishop of York. Published by their Majesties Command. London. Printed at Bishop's head in St. Paul's Church-Yard in 1693." 32pp. A clean rare document which is not catalogued in London imprint list.
Item number: 17638595 | This invoice belonged to Arizona State Senator Barry Goldwater's father and uncle, founders of the Goldwater stores. The principal store, founded in 1880, was located in Fairbank and supplied the Arizona territory's branch stores in Bisbee, Benson, and Crittenden. The stores were closed and moved to Phoenix in the early 1890s. 4 1/2x8".
Item number: 17638474 | Boston, Sept. 16, 1814. General orders signed in type by J. Brooks, Adj. Gen. Appointments. Training instructions. Discipline, Security of the Seaports and much more. 8x13 in rag laid paper, has been professionally restored and lined with rice paper.
Item number: 17638596 | The Western Union Telegraphs from Arizona, including one from Cochise County Bank in Tombstone, from several years including 1880, 1881, 1882, 1884 and 1885. All measure 5 1/2x8". Eight items in the lot.
Item number: 17638475 | Hartford, Nov. 4th, 1782. Received, of Pay-Table-Committee, their order on the Treasurer, of this State to secure the payment of six pounds, nineteen shillings and two pence, it being the balance due to me on the first day of January, 1780 as stated by the committees of the State and of the Army. Signed "Benj Bugber".
Item number: 17638597 | Signal Service U.S.A. - United States Telegraphs from Tucson, Arizona from various dates in 1878 including one very rare telegraph written in Spanish. 8x5". There are ten items in the lot.
Item number: 17638476 | Large 10x13" Waybill dated July 30, 1867 - has a bold title across the top "California and Oregon United States Mail Line" and it lists many passengers from Yreka to Marysville". Lists nearly 20 passengers including a Reverend, several women and one "Chinaman" with such destinations as "Sac. City, Twoer House, Shasta, Dry Creek and Marysville". The Waybill lists their charges and which stagecoach driver received them. On the verso is a schedule from Yreka to Marysville, where it lists the time of arrivals and the departures to the various stops inbetween the two towns.
Item number: 17638598 | Signal Service U.S.A. - United States Telegraphs from Tucson, Arizona from various dates in 1878. 8x5". There are ten items in the lot.
Item number: 17638477 | A 400 page 9x14" hard bound business ledger covering a period from 1897 to 1898 probably from a mercantile as it lists all sort of merchandise sold. The first dozen pages are a quick A to Z reference of the various accounts with the business followed by many pages of detailed transactions with each business - about half the 400 pages are filled out. All of the pages have a slight damp stain along the bottom half-inch of each page causing slight warbling toward the bottom of the pages - not bad. The leather spine has been separated from the ledger but is otherwise fine and internally sound and intact. Business who have accounts within the ledger include, but are not limited to, "Silver City Reduction Co. - Silver City Water Works - Mogollon Merc Co. Pacific Mill - Queen Mining Co. - SV Cattle Co. Exchange Saloon" as well as accounts in other towns.
Item number: 17638599 | From Central City, Colorado on May 1, 1882 an invoice for Mining Machinery and Supplies. 5x8 1/2".
Item number: 17638478 | Suit against the government for retaining too much of the license fee for the operation of a still after the still had ceased to operate. A very long and detailed letter that gets straight to the matter.
Item number: 17638479 | Early Ohio document charing two gentleman for boxing on Sunday. From the three documents included in the group there is an indication that illegal gambling occurred without a permit.
Item number: 17638480 | 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" image on 5x8" cream mount. "Just before the start of the Oklahoma Land Rush" brown ink inscription on verso (probably post dated along with a recent pen date of 1889). No other identification.
Item number: 17638481 | Interesting unmounted 3 x 3 1/2" album photodepicting a group of men standing in front of a group of low, flat buildings. One could be a saloon, another a small stable. You can read a "Drugs" sign on one of the structures. Simple unpaved dirt road and plank walkway.
Item number: 17638482 | 8x6" album photo of huge wagon, possibly grain harvester, with 2 drivers managing a 12 mule team. C 1890s. vg.
Item number: 17638483 | 6x4" cabinet photo, full view of Trooper Wallace Feener with Krag Carbine Gaubntlets and Cavalry insignia on Garrison cap, standing on barrack porch. Junction City pm. C 1890s. vg.
Item number: 17638484 | Noncom sword at Fort Steele Wy Territory, March, 1878 - invoice issued at Fort Steele for NCO sword issued to Hospital Steward, signed by post surgeon. 8x7 ink 1p vg.
Item number: 17638485 | April, 1883, Ft. Wingate, NM. Letter from cattleman describing exploration of open range south and west of fort, wit cavalry escort. Fine description of cattle grazing prospects, grass and zuni sheep heards. 4pp ink 8x12".
Item number: 17638486 | 5x4" photo of 4 men lunching on chicken with a whiskey jug, on the Dakota Prairie. Reverend with backstamp for U.S. Griggs, Pierre S.D. Surveys and Locations. With caption, "Hunting for a homestead."
Item number: 17638487 | 1876, Prescott Arizona Territory. HQ 8th Infantry letter from Adjt. Tom Wilhelm to Major, thanking him for generous donation to the purchase of a new band Instrument.
Item number: 17638488 | By John Betz, Jr., Baltimore, Md.
Item number: 17638489 | 6x4" photo of two seated Indians with a white man, rev ink inscription and dated 11-23-07 ( faded).
Item number: 17638490 | Paperloss top margin which will be visible in the photograph 14x16.5"
Item number: 17638491 | State of Pennsylvania Pay Certificate issued for S. Halling, late Senior Surgeon, General Hospital, Philadelphia, 1781. 8x4 ptd/ink. vg. Solomon Halling was the Surgeon for the 4th North Carolina Regiment.
Item number: 17638492 | A pre-printed 3x8" receipt dated November 10, 1896 from Nowata, I.T. (Indian Territory) which states "Recieved from Heck Thomas, Deputy U.S. Marshal, $15 for hire of wagon & team, Nov. 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10th in the case of U.S. Vs Dynamite Dick, et al." The document has been filled out by Heck Thomas thus signing his name in filling out the receipt. Good condition
Item number: 17638493 | Arizona Territory - 1884. Colorful and attractive Arizona Territory stock. With a fancy title across the top with four vignettes, the printing style is unique. Black on white with an intricate and unusual brown body print with a brown 'copper belt' around one vignette and also a gold seal. State mines were located at Black Hills, Yavapai County, Arizona, located between Prescott and Jerome.
Item number: 17638494 | Defence of Western Frontier, 26th Cong. 1st Session. House Doc. 161 April 1, 1840 and Defence of Western Frontier, 26th Cong. 1st Session. Senate Doc. 379 April 13, 1840.
Item number: 17638495 | Sixth Legislative Session. 1879.
Item number: 17638496 | September 15, 1901.
Item number: 17638497 | Communication regarding abandoned Military reservations. 48th Cong. 1st Session. Ex Doc. 25 December 19, 1883.
Item number: 17638498 | Report to the 32nd Congress, 2nd Session of the Senate. Executive Document No. 59, report of an expedition down the Zuni and Colorado rivers by Captain L Seagraves with folding map, sketches, and illustrations. All plates present. Washington 1853. Submitted by the Secretary of War. 1st edition, 1st issue.
Item number: 17638499 | Boston Gazette Sept 30, 1813 with front page account of the U.S. Navy victory at Lake Erie by Commander Oliver Hazard Perry and large list of Navy killed and wounded. 4pp vg.
Item number: 17775314 | Ingersoll. A black and white early view of Cripple Creek, Colorado taken from the train of C.S. & C. C. D. Railroad is included in the lot.
Item number: 17775315 | Panoramic Photograph " x " on a larger " x " mat
Item number: 17775316 | Taken at Austin, Texas, Westerner with Gun
Item number: 17775317 | As is condition. Spotting will be visible in the photo
Item number: 17775318 | Amarillo Cowboys and Fort Worth Hands. Two in the lot.
Item number: 17775319 | Ferry boat photograph by M. E. Jacobsen, photographer. No. 2 Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas. On a larger cream colored mount. Margins nipped into as will be visible in the photo.
Item number: 17775320 | photo
Item number: 17775321 | Little Chief, Sious Warrior, Photo by Rise . Undivided
Item number: 17775322 | photograph
Item number: 17775323 | Marked at the front W.B. Brady, Washington, D.C. Marked at the verso, Brady's National Portrait Gallery, 625 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. 4 1/8" x 6 1/2".
Item number: 17775324 | Included in this July, 1876, General Orders No. 69 from the Headquarters of the Army, in Washington, are a list of Promotions in various departments and a list of casualties from the Custer Massacre as well as a list of those Missing in Action; Dropped for Desertion and Dismissed. 12 pgs.
Item number: 17775325 | 7th Cavalry on review at Fort Meade, Dakota Territory in 1887, signed by Captain McDougall. Album photograph taken from life, by J. Grabill, Sturgis, Dakota Territory. The 7th Cavalry are mounted on their horses and formed in companies for review, most likely by General Sheridan. Signed on the verso by Captain Thomas M. McDougall who was also in charge of Custer's Pack Train during the Battle of Little Big Horn. Superb and rare 7th cavalry image. 5" x 8".
Item number: 17775326 | Late 19th C. Western Saddle
Item number: 17775327 | Unusual photograph of a patent medicine salesman posing with his wares. Jdentified on the mat as Chas. L. Jarboe, Red Cloud, Nebraska. Traveling Salesman for Dr. S. F. Baker Medicine Co. of Keokuk, Iowa
Item number: 17775328 | Waynesboro, Virginia with advertising at the back.
Item number: 17775329 | Identified at back as J. Bass Spur Maker
Item number: 17775330 | Photo by Carr Whitt, Texas. Has had tape reinforcement at back for creases
Item number: 17775331 | tintype
Item number: 17775332 | Miners with their tools in rock quarried.
Item number: 17775333 | Full standing view of Indian wearing wide-brimmed hat, hair falling below his shoulders. He holds Winchester riffle by the barrel, but resting on the floor. Large single action Colt stuck into his trousers which seem to sag from the weight of the gun. Theo Danner, Photographer, Heppner, Or. Minor spotting does not affect the image. 4.24x6.75".
Item number: 17775334 | Oil on canvas, Savage Ale, Served by the Glass Here at Deadwood's Own Saloon #10. Signed bottom left, W.M. Kessler, 1875. In a Victorian gilt frame. Piece of paper points to a bullet hole. "Jane‚Ä¶.., after too much drink shoots at Injuns with aim that stinks. On March 13, 1879, Calamity Jane shot this painting, the Injuns remain", At the back, U.S. Internal Revenue Certificate is pasted to the canvas for 1881. Received from the proprietor of Saloon #10 the sum of $20 for special tax on the business of wholesale dealer in malt liquors etc. State of South Dakota. (Canvas has some paint loss and some holes) 30" H x 50" L.
Item number: 17638900 | Nevada. General Land Office of the US certificate of claim by Manhattan Silver Mining Company assignee of Allen A Curtis at Eureka, Nevada. A map is included of survey No. 96 in the Reese River Mining District, Lander County, Nevada. Signed for by Ulysses S. Grant, President of the US by DD Cone, secretary, with seal.
Item number: 17638901 | Nevada. General Land Office of the US certificate of claim by John Paxton on June 13th, 1870 at Austin, Nevada. A map is included of survey No. 86 in the Reese River Mining District, Lander County, Nevada. Signed for by Ulysses S Grant, President of the US by James Parrish, Secretary, with seal.
Item number: 17638902 | General Land Office of the US certificate of claim of The New York and Austin Silver Mining C 1869 on the Rubicon Lode, Reese River Mining District, Lander County, Nevada. Signed by Ulysses S Grant, President of the United States by I.V. Burnett, Secretary.
Item number: 17638903 | Souvenir of Alaska and Yukon Territory. Photographic illustrations by E.A. Hegg C 1900, Copyright by E.A. Hegg, Skaguay, Alaska. 104 pages, soft cover.†
Item number: 17638904 | Broadside, titled "Medical & Surgical" Dr J.L. Williams, Grouse Creek, KS. Officers services and terms, with some very rude language warning settlers not to expect treatment on credit with fee for visits "cash in advance, or 4 bushels of corn" And warns patients, "you may think I am drawing the reins too close. I will not treat Kansas "Truck" and then get a cursing for trying to collect accounts!" Reverse has an ink written note, re: history of the handbill and archival tape for reinforcement at the fold.
Item number: 17638905 | Taken at the studios of Halmrast Bros 1429 Franklin Ave, Minneapolis. ID in ink at the back, "Mosquito Hawk". 4"x6"
Item number: 17638906 | 3.5"x 4.75"
Item number: 17638907 | Three cowboys photographed in leg irons. 2.5x3.5"
Item number: 17638908 | 2.5x3.5"
Item number: 17638909 | "Annie Oakley" type cowgirl in bonnet with pistol in holster poses with a cowboy in "fur" chaps with his ivory handled gun in holster. 4x6" on larger cream colored cardboard.
Item number: 17638910 | A decorated soldier with sabre and medal by J. O'Neil, 949 Broadway, NY with front identification and backstamp; blacksmith with "tools of the trade" identified at back , blacksmith at Smartsville and a young soldier marked at the back in pencil, "My Valentine" by Adam Bros. Ogden and Park City, Utah. All are 4x6"
Item number: 17638911 | Cardboard stock, issued by Sheriff's office, Bonner County and Pawtucket, RI. Handwritten ink notations at the back. No. 5380. Name (John Kelley, John Fletcher ); Residence (On Fletcher's card, Walla Walla Prison); Occupation and Criminal Occupation; Age; Height; Eye color; Hair color and identitfying scars. Circa 1880s Also included in the lot are cards for John Clark, alias William Barrett and Thomas Godfrey with an alias of Thomas Conroy. 2.75x4.5"
Item number: 17638912 | District Court of the Second Judicial District; County of Boise - Nicolas Popp against Marion Waldron for $500 with interest at 1% per month.
Item number: 17638913 | Territory of Montana, County of Lewis and Clark, Helena, M.T. June 7 1887, a territorial warrant "Will pay to W.H. Davis three and 15/100 dollars bounty for killing 79 squirrels.." signed by territorial auditor and territorial treasurer.
Item number: 17638914 | A commission merchants letter sent by F.W. Macondray & Co, on October 30th, 1850 concerning the current market conditions for staples and goods in San Francisco. Addressed to W.F. Parrott, Esq, of Boston, the letter mentions H.W. Hooper and Co, E.D. Brigham and Co, the ship Delhi and a Captain Barnes. The significance of this lies not in the letter content, but rather in the fact that it was sent "During the Gold Rush era of California from San Francisco, in 1850 and more importantly that it was sent via that same side-wheeler, the Panama, one of the original three ships to sail around Cape Horn that carried the US mails and the California Argonauts seeking their fortunes in California. Copies of pages from Bancroft and Coburn's letters of gold are included in the lot.
Item number: 17638915 | Charming image of an Indian woman with a baby and a mesmerizing photograph of an Indian man in a tophat. Both are 4x5" and matted in a lift top mat. Included in the lot is a photograph on the opposite side which is identified in ink as end of the C.P.R. (Central Pacific Railroad) Aug 24th, 1884. British Columbia. 8x10" on a larger cream mat.
Item number: 17638916 | Gambling group at King's Saloon, Montana Territory with the bartender looking on. Men sitting and standing are identified on the back. Painting on the wall is identified on the back as being by Charles Russell. 8x9.75"
Item number: 17638917 | Letterheads from John Halley; Arizona Cooperative Mercantile Institution (2); W.H. Tappan & Co; The Kactus Klub; Conley & McTague; A.J. Davidson †Co. (2); Geo. H. Clark; Great Falls, Lewiston & Billing Stage Line; Alice Gold and Silver Mining Company; Caplice, Smith and Dingwall; John Connell & Co.; J.A. Stromberg & Co.; Department of Justice, Office of United States Marshal, District of Kansas. Fifteen total in the lot.
Item number: 17638918 | Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rairoad Co. Superintendent's office letterhead and ALS's. C1875 and 1877. Both letterheads with maps and signed by C. Morse Gen Superintendent.
Item number: 17638919 | Hand printed photographs. Harlem, Lenox and 136th, Officers with Troops behind marching; Harlem, Lenox and 136th, Marching in Rows; Harlem shoppers; Frederick Douglas (younger years); 9th Cav; 54th Mass Bunkers; 1st S.C. African-American Troops, parade dressed; 1st African-American nurses-France; African-American sailor Civil War; Group of MP's in London, England; African-American WAC (Women's Advisory Council) playing cards; 369th African-American infantry marching in French uniforms. US African-American units were part of the French Army but white units remained under the command of Gen. Pershing; Hariett Tubman photograph; African-American women with child in ox cart with man and boy standing. The lot includes forty one photographs.†
Item number: 17638920 | Speech of Mr. Kennedy of Maryland on the Annexation of Texas 1845. 16 pages bound.
Item number: 17638921 | Duell Sloan and Pearce, NY. Little, Brown and Co. Boston with an inscription by Wilbur Coe, one of the combatants in the Lincoln War (author of Ranch on the Ruidera)
Item number: 17638800 | Includes key to one pair, attached to the chain of the pair it belongs to.
Item number: 17638922 | 61st Cong, 3d sess. 1910-1911. Senate Documents Vol 30, Report of Brownsville Court of Inquiry Vol 1-12 in four books which are included in the lot.
Item number: 17638801 | A handwritten report of persons employed and their compensation, as well as amounts paid and amounts due at Bent's Fort, Colorado for the month of November, 1846.
Item number: 17638923 | Mexico: It's Geography - It's People and It's Institutions: with a map containing the result of the latest explorations of Fremont, Wilkes, and others, by Thomas J. Farnham. New York: H. Long & Brother, 22 Ann-Street. 8o pages bound in marbleized covers with pull out map of Mexico, Texas and California.
Item number: 17638802 | Dealer and manufacturer of saddles and harnesses! Full line of cowboy supplies, such as, bits, spurs, rawhide ropes, hackamores, chaps, etc. Also a fine assortment of light and heavy harnesses of my own make. No cheap Eastern made goods kept in stock. F.A. Meanea, 218 Seventeenth Street, Cheyenne Wyoming. Marsh & Longinotti, Printers and Binders. 4pg. booklet with prices.
Item number: 17638924 | George M Wheeler. Explorations in Nevada and Arizona. 1872. 94 pgs bound. Map is included in a pocket at the back of the book.
Item number: 17638803 | For the period of Sept. 15th, 1880 to Dec. 14th, 1880. Miles City, Montana. Fee for license - $10.00. 6x7.5".
Item number: 17638925 | Complete run of US Army General Orders, 1878. 84 single printed orders and ten circulars, total 300+ pages, bound with index added. Including West Point Custer Monument Order and General Sherman's Order calling troops to restore law in Lincoln County. Needs new binding.
Item number: 17638804 | Fort Dodge, Iowa. Issued December 24, 1858 from the Register's office #52067 in the name of Benjamin Simonton, 160 acres. Signed by John M. Stockdale, Register.
Item number: 17638926 | Acompanied by Judicial & Executive decisions explanatory of the text by Robert N. Scott, 3rd Artillery, of Faribault, MN, J.B. Lippincott, 1873 1st edition, includes 14 pages of the laws, many from 1834, concerning contact specifically with the Indians. Total of 510 pages. Binding rough at spine.
Item number: 17638805 | Standing Rock Agency, D.T. (Dakota Territory). The document is an abstract of clothing sold to officers during the 4th quarter 1876. Handwritten. Folded.
Item number: 17638927 | The Illustrated American: A weekly news-magazine for the week ending October 29th, 1892. Vol. XII No. 11 Whole number 141. Price: 10 cents.
Item number: 17638806 | Territory of Montana, 1876. Several pages, preprinted forms and handwritten.
Item number: 17638928 | Daily Journal - Evansville, Indiana. Dec 29, 1880. Page 4 has a report headed: "Las Vegas Vengence" "A band of Outlaws Captured in New Mexico - Conflict of Civil Authorities over their Custody" is quite detailed and begins: "A notorious band of outlaws, composed of 25 men, headed by Billy the Kid, who have for the past six months overrun Rastern New Mexico, murdering and committing other deeds of outlawry, was broken up last Saturday morning by the killing of two and capture of four others, including the leader..." and much more, with mention of Sheriff Garrett. A tear at the top, including a small piece missing from the masthead, but nothing close to the Billy the Kid article. Minor edge wear, generally good.
Item number: 17638807 | On the letterhead of the Office of the Board of County Commissioner, Lincoln County, New Mexico, dated June 2, 1891. Handwritten note in which the undersigned asks to be relieved from a bond and requesting a new one. Signed George W. Peppin and John Thorton (Peppin was Lincoln County Sheriff). A copy of Peppin's appointment as sheriff is included in the lot. 8x10.5".
Item number: 17638929 | Dated July 27th, 1881, featuring articles about Billy the Kid, the surrender of Sitting Bull and Rock Island Railroad.
Item number: 17638808 | License tax receipt for Pima County for the quarter ending Sept. 22, 1870, signed by Peter Rainsford Brady. Extensive biographical information included in the lot. Brady was a graduate of Annapolis, Texas Ranger, Soldier in the Mexican War, Surveyor, Two Term Pima County Sheriff, etc.
Item number: 17638809 | Fairbank, A.T. Nov 1887. To Cochise Co. Bank, Tombstone, A.T. Asking for funds to be sent to Tucson. Nice letterhead advertising J. Goldwater & Co. Groceries, General Merchandise and Wholesale Liquor Dealers, Agents for Anthony and Kuhn Brewing Co., St Louis. Date stamped Cochise County Bank - Tombstone.
Item number: 17638930 | The Truckee Republican from Truckee, Nevada dated Nov 2nd, 1881. Features a report on the O.K. Corral.
Item number: 17638931 | Dated December 31st, 1770. Good content featuring the Boston Massacre.
Item number: 17638810 | Well known Arizona cattle rancher (Empire Ranch, A.T.). Check dated Oct 6, 1883, Tucson - Hudson & Co. For sixty dollars payable to N.R. Vail and signed Walter L. Vail. Only a few of these checks have surfaced.
Item number: 17638932 | Dated January 23rd, 1800. First in war speech.
Item number: 17638811 | Stock certificate for 1,000 shares of Crittendon Land and Cattle Co. Tucson, Arizona. 1887. Few are known.
Item number: 17638933 | Denver Tribune, dated October 28th, 1881. Page 4 contains a brief article headed: "Cowboys killed" mentioning a Tombstone dispatch tells of "...four cowboys - Ike and Billy Clanton and Frank and Tom McLowery - have been parading the town for several days drinking heavily and making themselves generally obnoxious. The City Marshal arrested Ike Clanton... ordered them to give up their weapons when a fight commenced.. both the McLowery boys were killed..." and a bit more. Relatively few newspapers of the day reported this event, which in more recent history has been romanticized in several movies. Some light browning, a few edge tears but no loss.
Item number: 17638812 | Cleveland, 1851. This is a lengthy circular giving details about inviting female teachers from the East to aid in supplying the want of teachers in the west. They have sent teachers as far as Oregon. Signed by William Slade, Board of National Popular Education.
Item number: 17638934 | Dated April 14th, 1836. Page one has a great article about the Alamo.
Item number: 17638813 | December, 1874. U.S. Deputy Marshal Albert G. Savage went to Cherokee Nation to arrest Hicks, Colston & Hendricks for murder, Adair for assault and Riley, Senp, Ofield & Canoe for larceny. Also signed by J.J. Fagan, U.S. Marshal. Additionally, the James Cook signature is an acknowledgement of the recepit for $105 for his services as posse member.
Item number: 17638935 | Dated August 25, 1768. Number 2070. Containing the Freshest Advices, Foreign and Domestic.
Item number: 17638814 | October, 1874. U.S. Deputy Marshal W.M. Cochran went to Cherokee Nation to arrest Joseph Brown for murder. Also signed by J.J. Fagan, U.S. Marshal.
Item number: 17638936 | Dated February 14th, 1765. Number 1886." Containing the Freshest Advices, Foreign and Domestic. "
Item number: 17638815 | Papers appointing A.L. Stinson, Deputy Sheriff - 1881. Jack County, Texas.
Item number: 17638937 | Annual Report of the General of the Army to the Secretary of War for the year 1882. Washington, Government Printing Office 1882.
Item number: 17638816 | Three Wells Fargo recipts for 1878 from Helena, MT. Addressed Messrs. Clark, Dodge & Co New York. Of various values.
Item number: 17638938 | 47th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 125. Dated March 2nd, 1882.
Item number: 17638817 | Man in hat, torn trousers, packed gear and rifle. 3.5x2.75".
Item number: 17638939 | Two Tombstone Epitaph newspapers. Dated September 14th, 1880, and August 10th, 1880. Deacified by Jim Lyons, March 1993. The folder is made of polyester for long term preservation.
Item number: 17638818 | With tools of the trade. 3.5x3"
Item number: 17638819 | Man and a woman with an affixed label, "Indian Wild West Performers" Gilt oval frame. In 1/2 of a daguerreotype case. 2.75x2.5".
Item number: 17638940 | 1936-1938. Olympics, African-American heros, sports figures, musicians, articles and pictures cut from newspapers, magazines and flyers, approximately 9" thick, over 13lbs, very interesting local, regional, national and international news of African-Americans, lovingly collected and preserved.
Item number: 17638941 | The Winning of the West by Theodore Roosevelt Part III. The War in the Northwest The Current Literature Pub. Co. New York 1905. Vol. III (Front cover off , need rebinding
Item number: 17638820 | Perhaps a lawman. Pistol in low slung holster. Holding a rifle. Housed in half of Daguerreotype case. 3.5x3.25".
Item number: 17638942 | Chippewa beaded knife sheath, floral decorated, with leather fringe. Sheath is 10-1/4" high
Item number: 17638700 | Samuel Wortley was suspected of putting the gun in the outhouse for Billy the Kid's escape. He was a good friend of Billy the Kid. Signed in ink, "Received payment Samuel Wortley". 2.25x7.75".
Item number: 17638821 | "A Thing of Worth is a Joy Forever" Depicts Uncle Sam overseeing the weighing of a prospector's gold bags against the B.T. Babbitt's Soap Powder Box which is outweighing the gold miners' load. Verse at the backside, "Beautiful Tribute to Women". 3.75x5".
Item number: 17638943 | 1/2 plate. Circa early 1860s. Featuring 12 soldiers and men gathered around a cannon in a field. One officer leans on his sword while another has climbed on top of the cannon. Tents are visible in the background. A very unusual photo in a desireable size and contained in a gutta percha case with a western scene at the front and with an advertisement beneath the image for Littlefield and Parsons & Co., manufactures of daguerreotype cases called Union Cases.
Item number: 17638701 | James J. Dolan, General Merchandise - 1886 - signed by Emile Fritz, who was the son of Mr. Fritz, Dolan and Murphy's partner. 7.25x8.5".
Item number: 17638822 | Postcard addressed to: Sherrif's Office Oakland, California $200 reward for a lost silver bar. 10x4x2 inches value of bar $470. The above reward will be paid for the recovery of the bar and detention of the party offering it for sale. Harry N. Morse, Detective Agency 417 Montgomery Street, San Francisco. C 1887.
Item number: 17638944 | Revolutionary war letter signed "Nath. Goodwin, Maj Gen 5th" Undated 1pg ALS stampless folded letter addressed to Capt Nathaniel Staples of the Third Regt, Second Brigade formerly of Berkley, now of Taunton...by virtue of the Militia Law... therefore the Major General .. doth declare send Capt. Staples.. removed from the district of his command that it disqualified him to discharge his duties of his office as Captain.. position considered vacant.. Brigadier General Thomas Lincoln will give the necessary order for filling said vacancy... Small piece missing from seal removal. Most likely wardate letter as the movement of state militia officers was outlawed after 1783.†
Item number: 17638702 | From Fort Staton, signed by the 2nd Lt. of the 32nd Infantry. A black horse, fifteen and a half hands high, nine years old, branded U.S.I.S, was sold at public auction to Elias Hughes in Lincoln, N.M. May 24, 1869.† 7.5x9.5".
Item number: 17638823 | Seeley Lake Stage Schedule. Missoula to Potomac $1.00. Missoula to Seeley Lake $2.25. Round Trips - $2.00 and $4.00. All stops inbetween also listed. 3x5.
Item number: 17638703 | Jan. 7, 1881 - signed by "George Washington" for rounding up the Tunstall cows. "This is to certify that on or about the month of June, 1880, I received from Sue E. Barber, one brindle cow, branded with the Tunstall brand, for labor performance in hunting the Tunstall cattle on the ...". 3x8".
Item number: 17638824 | One with his badge. By Logan Antle, Photographer, Elk City, Kansas. 4.25x6.5".
Item number: 17638704 | Receipt book for guarding prisoners. 100pp receipts (unsigned), 1890s, ink idd "W.S. Duncan, Deputy U.S. Marshal Ada Indian Territory". Will Duncan was Choctaw nation U.S. Deputy when Belle Starr and Doolin Gang were active in the nations.
Item number: 17638825 | One is part of American Views series, a cowboy on horseback "A Real Live Cowboy"; one a cowboy round up; two are from The Keystone View Company, "Round-up on the Sherman Ranch, Geneses Kansas" and "Among the 30,000 cattle of Sierra Bonita Ranch, Arizona". Four cards in the lot. 3.75x7".
Item number: 17638705 | July 4, 1889 ribbon "South Dakota's Birthday Celebration" - 7" ribbon with large letters. Comes with three other ribbons on same pin, 1 marked "Mayor", the other two marked "Commercial Club Sioux Falls".
Item number: 17638826 | 1881 Copyrighted photograph by W.L. Bates, Denver, Colorado of Miss Minnie Pnneo, Champion Equestrienne of Colorado. Bates script stamp at back. 4.25x6".
Item number: 17638706 | Cora, an actress at The Birdcage Theater. Tombstone Arizona. By famed Fly Photography Studios. Matted and framed. 4x6".
Item number: 17638827 | Photograph of a cowboy in unusual slippers. Wearing a cartridge belt with two pistols. By Prescott, Arizona photographer, E.M. Jennings with front stamp and detailed advertisement at the back for views of the Territory available. 4x6.5".
Item number: 17638707 | Route of a survey from the Pimas Villages on the Rio-Gila to Mesilla on the Rio-Bravo-Del-Norte. Made by Lieut. Jno. G. Parke, Corps. Top L Eng. Rs. 1854. Folded oversize map in protective cover. Rough at edges and folded - images crisp and well preserved.
Item number: 17638828 | Unmounted. 4.75x6.75"
Item number: 17638708 | April 3 - April 7, 1764 edition. Regarding the Sugar Act. Printed by E. Owen and T. Harrison in Warwick-Lane.
Item number: 17638829 | Photograph by Geoffrey Duncan, 40 Lillie Rd, Rails Court, S.W. London. With front stamp and advertisement for studio at the back, "Day and Electric Light Studio." Subjects are identified in ink at the front as Glen Updike, Max Atkinson and Walt (last name not discernible), ink note, "three of the best at the Ex. Rails Court, London, Eng. Sept. 29 - 09" 4.25x6.75".
Item number: 17638709 | Andrew Jackson, Chickasaw Indian land sale. 1834.
Item number: 17638830 | Custer City, S.D. on one side of the cabinet card and George Bradly Hitch on the other. 4.25x6.5".
Item number: 17638710 | Webster and Co. - sole proprieters of this celebrated Whiskey. 410 Front Street, San Francisco, California with a red overstamp. Spruance, Stanley and Co. Successor. 2.5x4".
Item number: 17638831 | By Louis H. Rudloph, 957 Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. Excellent condition. 4.25x6.5".
Item number: 17638711 | "Oklahoma Land Rush, Sept. 12, 1893" by P.A. Miller, Arkansas, Kansas - with a photographers studio stamp at reverse. Framed in period walnut frame. 5.25x8.5".
Item number: 17638832 | Cabinet Card, Tom Mullins with cigar and pistol in holster hanging from a cartridge belt - by Menzon and Co., Grandbury Texas. Second photo written in ink, with identifications at the top: Ed Waldry and Sam Mullins. Later I.D. label states "Man who shot Tom Mullins and Brother". Cabinet card in excellent condition save for a clipped LR corner. 4x6.5" (Mullins card) and 3.25x4" (second photo).
Item number: 17638712 | Taken inside a trading post. 5x6.5" double matted and framed.
Item number: 17638833 | Identified in small letters in the tinted photograph by S.A. Woodward and Co. Photos, Scarborough (with backstamp) 5x7" mounted on larger 8x10" mount.
Item number: 17638713 | Regarding phone service; 2 pgs; Thombstone, AT, 1901. Signed by A.H. Emanuel, attorney and James Reilly, City Attorney, framed.
Item number: 17638834 | Fairbanks destroyed by fire, May 22 '06 by Johnson; Scotty Allen and well-known dog team taking C.E. Darling of well-known hardware firm to Seattle 1906; Goodbye for the winter - bound for the outside with $350,000 in gold dust; a street scene; Little Greek Mines, Nome May 27, 1906; Street Games Council City and Celebrating 4th of July 1910, Chatanika; Office of Universal Mining Co. - Golden Gate Building, Nome Alaska, Aug. 6th ,1906. 8 photos in the lot - 8x10's except for Fairbanks which meansures 6.25x8.25".
Item number: 17638714 | Drawn on the Pima County Bank, Tombstone, Arizona in 1881. Various payees including several Oriental names. Endorsed.
Item number: 17638835 | Main street scene with store fronts and waiting burros and horses. By A.A. Forbes, Wildomar, California. 7x7.25" on a larger cream colored mount, 5.25x8.5".
Item number: 17638715 | Two Aditional tintypes are included in the lot. 5x4" by 2.5x3.5".
Item number: 17638836 | By Denver photographer EM (last name not discernible) with small front I.D. in photo. 7.5x9.5".
Item number: 17638716 | On an FBI letterhead, Sept. 29, 1936, John Edgar Hoover. Director TLS to Mrs. Harriet Bishop Waters Christie, President, Womans Press Club of New York City. Signed in ink, J. E. Hoover. Included in the lot are two pieces of correspondence from a December 9th, 1936, Presidents Day Luncheon, held by the Womens Press Club of New York City.
Item number: 17638837 | By Beck with Bowen, Helena, Montana Territory. With back stamp. 4.25x6.5".
Item number: 17638717 | Stable Fixtures Catalogue of the famous Ironworks Co. 78-80 Park Place, New York. † 11" x 8 1/2".
Item number: 17638838 | Man at an Adirondack style fence poses with pistol in holster and long rifle. 4.25x6.25".
Item number: 17638718 | Oklahoma Territory and Negro Cabinet Cards. Four photographs, C. 1890-1900. They include a cabinet card photo of a black woman and child with C.A. Huff, Guthrie, O.T. photographer's stamp; a cabinet card photo of a black woman in a white blouse and black skirt; a cabinet card photo with an oval portrait of a black woman; a photo of a black man in suit and ribbon bow tie. Varying sizes.
Item number: 17638839 | Cowboys, Western and Mexican, with provisions from The Chuck Wagon "take a break". 6.25x8.5" on larger 8x10" mount.
Item number: 17638719 | Santa Fe Trade Merchandise from St. Louis, in 1828. Andrew Branch, Santa Fe Trader. Five different manuscripts of goods carried from Missouri to Santa Fe. Brought from St. Louis merchants Scott and Rule, endorsed by Andrew Branch including goods delivered to the priest in Albuquerque. Interesting account of the beginning of the Santa Fe trail (5 items).
Item number: 17638840 | Original 8x10" tinted album of a proud warrior, nearly full standing view, single feather in hair, fur covers over his long braids. He holds a long pipe across his body, with beaded pouch and large feathers. Signed in the plate: "copyright 1898, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha, No. 778" along with his name and tribe.
Item number: 17638720 | A report of General Custer's court martial at Fort Leavenworth, July 1867. From the Headquarters of the Army, dated November 20, 1967. 4 pgs.
Item number: 17638841 | Original 7.25x9.25" album photograph of Indian holding war club. Single feather, bone chest plate, furs, beaded moccasins, standing in the center of a simple cloth backdrop. Signed in the plate: "F.A. Rinehart, Omaha, 1898, No 780." Photo all there, but mount trimmed to the edge of photo.
Item number: 17638600 | April 24, 1865. A sample of how to issue reports to release rebel prisoners. 8x10".
Item number: 17638721 | Terry's order thanking Miles for his pursuit of Sitting Bull.
Item number: 17638842 | Original 8x10" album photograph of Indian wearing full head-dress, wrapped in a blanket and holding three or four huge feathers across his body. Beaded bag, lightly tinted, flows down from the middle of his body. Standing, calf-up view. Signed in the plate: "Copyright 1898/F.A. Rinehart, Omaha, No. 765".
Item number: 17638601 | Various papers from Nevada, including Carson Times (2 - 1880), Eureka Daily Sentinel (1871), Daily Nevada State Journal (2 - 1878 + 1880), River Reveille (1890), Reese River Reveille (1894), Reno Evening Gazette (2 - 1880), Daily Elko Independent (1881), The Daily State Register (1872), and Daily Index (2 - 1883). Show wear and markings not affecting content. Thirteen items in the lot.
Item number: 17638722 | 3 pg. manuscript, Census Report, to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Lists seven different Comanche tribes totaling 2,400 Indians of which only a third were actually on the reservation, the others being unaccounted for. It also lists the Principal Chiefs of the Comanche, Kiowa and Waco Indians.
Item number: 17638843 | Six page, handwritten letter, stating that Posse member Comitatus Hathaway had received payment of $3.00 per day for the capture of eleven outlaws, Oct. 3, 1874 and Nov 3, 1874, both days inclusive. Hathaway worked for James F. Fagan who was sworn in as the 3rd U.S. Marshal under Issac Parker, Indian Territory. Those arrested were brought to Fort Smith, Arkansas. Signed by Hathaway, James F. Fagan, J.H. Smith, and James O. Churchill. Very readable and full of great content.
Item number: 17638602 | Conviction notice for uttering one profane oath. 6 1/2x3".
Item number: 17638723 | Texas State Warrant for Hays County Texan charged with murder. Printed and ink hand written with impressed seal, signed by Texas sheriff. Columbus Rowley, for whom the warrant was issued, had a sensational trial when the Court House was burned by his friends.
Item number: 17638844 | Zuni Indian Reservation in New Mexico and Arizona. 48th Congress, 2nd Session. Ex. Doc No. 11 - 1884.
Item number: 17638603 | Conviction notice for uttering three profane oaths. 7 1/2x3".
Item number: 17638724 | Three images of Westerners in front of stores and a cabin, all the work of Locke & McBride, photographers, Deadwood, South Dakota, with stamp at back. Former Collection James O. Aplan. 5" x 8".
Item number: 17638845 | Two sketches of public surveys in New Mexico. The first is from Surveyor General from 1855 and the other is from GLO in 1857.
Item number: 17638604 | Rare page from the 1776 Christopher Sauer Bible. Printed in the German language in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the year 1776. The bible was being printed when Germantown was attacked.
Item number: 17638725 | 1881, hand written letter. Office J.W. Augus & Co. letterhead, Post Traders, U.S.A.
Item number: 17638846 | Map showing private land claims in New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona - Donaldson - 1883; U.S. Military Reservation at Pagosa Springs, Colorado - Ruffner - 1879; Map of Douglas Townsite County of Cochise, Territory of Arizona - Howe - 1901.
Item number: 17638605 | Invoice for Judge Wallace for two lamps on July 29, 1881 in Tombstone, A.T. Signed by P.W. Smith, W.A. Harwood, G. Tribolet and Judge Wallace.
Item number: 17638726 | Two letters from Fort Wingate, New Mexico rancher, regarding Mormon troubles, cattle thieves, Navajo Indians, etc. Hand written in ink, 1883.
Item number: 17638847 | Plat of the Town of Albuquerque - 1883; Map of the Territory of New Mexico - ca. 1895.
Item number: 17638606 | Outdoor scene with figures and wagons, Abilene, Texas. 7x5".
Item number: 17638727 | Four men in hats, with bandannas and boots. Gilt mat. 3" H x 2 1/2" W.
Item number: 17638848 | Boundary line between Texas and Choctaw Nation - 56th Congress, 1st session, HR Doc 527 - March 21, 1900; Indian Territory USGS - 1898.
Item number: 17638607 | Tex Cooper, troupe member of the 101 Ranch Show. Corners chipped, probably for album insertion, will be visible in photograph. 3.5x3.5".
Item number: 17638728 | Appealing view of teamed wagons in street. Ink annotation on bottom of mount, I. Geo. Fuller, 2. Matt Hamilton. †Fuller's barn & dray teams. Deadwood, S.D. about 1887. Strong tones, contrast and clarity. Mount shows wear on corners and light soiling. 7 1/3" x 9 1/4" photo on an 8" x 10" mount.
Item number: 17638849 | Booklet. The Black Battalion "They ask no favors because they are negroes, but only for justice, because they are men." Speech of Hon. Joseph B. Foraker of Ohio in the Senate of the United States, April 14, 1908.
Item number: 17638608 | General U.S. Grant and family at Mt. McGregor taken June 19, 1885 by Barrett, 28 Ann Street, New York. 6.5x4.5".
Item number: 17638729 | Album image. Pencil ID on verso, "These are real cowboys that worked at the pitch fork ranch on the Greybull river, in Wyoming, about 1894." Good strong image. 4 1/8" x 6 3/8".
Item number: 17638609 | Holding a tool of the trade. 3.5x2.5".
Item number: 17638850 | Territory of Arizona - GLO - 1899; San Francisco Bay - U.S. Coast Survey - 1851; Map of the Military Reservation at Fort Yuma, California - Wheeler - 1869; Map of Fort Yuma and the U.S. Military Reservation - SPRR - no date.
Item number: 17638851 | Dime novels were short adventure books that appeared weekly during the 19th century. The dime novel was the brain child of Erastas Beadle, who sold over five million copies between 1860-1865. The firm of Beadle and Adams employed writers who wrote a novel in about three days. These books, pulished in New York, were important to the history of the West because they made western experiences a grand adventure. Many easterners were inspired to move west and were the first step in creating the myth of the Old West providing glamour and excitement to the western experience and making heroes out of western characters, such as Kit Carson Jr. Vol 1 No. 3 features "Kit Carson Jr., the Crack Shot of the West".
Item number: 17638730 | C. 1870. Large album group photograph taken from life by photographer, W.F. Finch, Billings, Montana, of these early cattlemen and Montana Founders. 8" x 10".
Item number: 17638852 | Dickon Among the Indians by M.R. Harrington (Jiskogo) curator, Southwest Museum, Los Angeles. Illustrations by Clarence Ellsworth. The John C. Winston Company -Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto. Copyright 1928 by The John C. Winston Company. Copyright in Great Britain. The British Dominions and Possessions.
Item number: 17638610 | A proud "portrait" of a miner with pipe and some tools of his trade. 4x2.5".
Item number: 17638731 | "In the court of Common Please, called the Mayor's Court of the City of New-York, held at the City-Hall, in and for the said City, before the judges of the same court..." Dated September 23rd, 1820. 3pgs.
Item number: 17638853 | Among the Rocky Mountains - Compiled by J. H. Colton, No. 86 Cedar Street, New York - Geo P. Putnam, 1854. 17 1/2"W x 11 1/2"H.
Item number: 17638611 | Civil War era, reading lesson. Marked at the back: Henry Ulke 278 Washington, D.C. 1866. 4x2.5".
Item number: 17638732 | Pre-statehood Land Deed for San Francisco, California.
Item number: 17638854 | (Some foxing) 19"W x 18"H.
Item number: 17638612 | Ainsworth, Nebraska with a stamp for Austin photos. Dapper man on the main street with saddled horse. 6.5x4.25".
Item number: 17638733 | 8" H x 10" W.
Item number: 17638855 | An exhibit as Document No. 20 1st Session, 46th Cong. 23 1/2"W x 17 1/4"H.
Item number: 17638613 | 4.5x3.75" on a larger 5x6" black mat.
Item number: 17638734 | Camp Sykes, D.T. July 10, 1872. Reports of the General sending him a cow, he likes his post, but quite lonely. Expects a company of soldiers soon. Remember me kindly to all the officers at your post. From J.E. Yard (He was Major of the 20th Infantry.)
Item number: 17638856 | 22"W x 18 1/2"H.
Item number: 17638614 | To their Constituents. Philadelphia. Printed September, 1779. Reprinted in Boston by order of the Assembly. Booklet. 15pgs. John Jay, President.
Item number: 17638735 | Co. F. Frontier Battalion Uvalde, TX. April, 1879. Statements of accounts, cash, warrants and vouchers.
Item number: 17638857 | Report of Reconnaissance of the Black Hills of Dakota. 1st edition 1/2500 personal copy of Philip Price - Engineer.
Item number: 17638615 | Printed form with handwritten manuscript. 14x8.5".
Item number: 17638736 | Col. 15th Infantry, Nov. 22, 1881 to General Thomas; stating he was arrested by R.S. McKenzie 3 weeks prior to this letter for minor insubordination. Mckenzie would whip his wife if he could get a dear woman to marry him.†
Item number: 17638858 | Ads for stagecoaches, liveries, gunsmiths, saloons, silver mines, etc. Well preserved woodpulp newspaper, with clear archival tissue reinforcements at spine and margins not affecting copy.
Item number: 17638616 | 1879 receipt "sold this day to David Bemont my 12 ga - 28 cal Missouri (not discernible) Cash 15.00 paid. Signed John Behan Personal Business. Stamped Office of Sherriff and Tax Collection for Yavapai Cty, Arizona - Tr. John Behan.
Item number: 17638737 | From Captain W.M. H. McLaughlin, 18th U.S. Infantry - May 26, 1872. Reports on shortages of scouts, some returning to reservation.
Item number: 17638859 | The New York Herald - New York - Morning Edition - April 5, 1860; Idaho Tri-Weekly Statesman - Boise City I.T. - Feb. 19, 1876; Idaho Tri-Weekly Statesman - Boise City, I.T. - June 29, 1876; The War - New York - Feb 2, 1813.
Item number: 17638617 | Infantry and Cavalry School - Ft. Leavenworth 1885. The group posing with an infant at the front. 9.25x6.5" mounted on a 14x11" cream board.
Item number: 17638738 | From Dr. J. Boughton, Oct. 4, 1870. States he has been relieved by Dr. Ferguson and will go to Fort Abercombie, then to Philadelphia. Also remembers their Wednesday evenings of last winter as the little oasis in the desert of Fort Totten.
Item number: 17638618 | Brick building in Santa Fe, New Mexico circa 1880s. 8x10" mounted on a larger 10x12 brown board with tear taken out of right bottom corner of board.
Item number: 17638739 | June, 1869. Talks about making a road. General Hancock has opened a campaign against Myrick. Hope he is successful. From Captain Robert Hall, 10th Infantry.
Item number: 17638619 | Officers of the 3rd U.S. Artillery, Fort Reno - 1870. With General W.F. Barry idenitfied at the center of the group. Margin imperfections. 13x8.5" mounted on a larger 11x14.5" brown board.
Item number: 17638860 | The Denver Weekly Times - Denver, Colorado - Wednesday, April 5th, 1882.
Item number: 17638861 | Original narratives of The James Boys No 1. Reprinted December, 1938. †Cover art by WB Lawson. †Ad at the back for Darryl Zanuck's Jesse James movie starring Tyrone Power and Henry Fonda.
Item number: 17638740 | February,1884 from Captain E.S. Chapin, 15th Infantry. Talks about going into the mining business.
Item number: 17638862 | "Wells Fargo & Co.'s express box, on Chinese and Copperopolis Stage, was robbed this morning by one man about two miles from Burns Ferry. (Ruplee's Bridge) Tuolumne county side, of $600 in coin and gold dust. For arrest and conviction of the robber, we will pay $300, and one fourth of any portion of treasure recovered. Robber described as follows: A Mexican, lightish complexion, rather short and thick set; weight about 150 lbs; had a moustache and short growth of beard. John J. Valentine, General Superintendent." Dated Dec. 1, 1875 from San Francisco.
Item number: 17638620 | Texas Republic photo of the only survivors of the Battle of San Jacinto 1836. Photograph was taken at their last reunion in Goliad, April 21, 1906. Each are ideintified by name, age and town of residence in Texas. Torn margin does affect some of the print. 11x13".
Item number: 17638741 | Apache Co. Arizona Business card, catalog price list, envelope and signed check, by Hubbell.
Item number: 17638863 | November 22nd, 1880. Deacidified by Jim Lyons - April, 1995. This folder is made of polyester for long term preservation.
Item number: 17638621 | Saloon in Como, Colorado during 4th of July celebration in 1895. Reported to be the "career saloon" of Henry Allen. 6x8" on a larger 10x12" black mat.
Item number: 17638500 | Boston Gazette Aug. 23, 1813 featuring the funeral of Naval hero Captain James Lawrence, USS Chesapeake, killed in Boston Harbor battle, whose last words stirred the nation. P2 funeral program with illustration of coffin, details for procession. vg.
Item number: 17638742 | Album image. Period pen ID on the verso, "I Troop ordered from Fort Meade to Sioux Reservation to protect the settlers there" I troop was sent to Pine Ridge. W.R. Cross, Hot Springs, S.D. Views photographers backmark. Scarce and historical. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" photo on a 7" x 10" cream mount.
Item number: 17638864 | Monday, December 8, 1941 with front page headline "Japs declare war on U.S. Attack Hawaii - Kill 350 Big Naval battle raging".
Item number: 17638622 | One by G.W. Hanson, Lewiston and the second by Wheeler, Pendleton, Oregon. Both measure 3.75x5.5" on a 4.5x6.5" mount.
Item number: 17638501 | Revolutionry War Pension for vet of the Pennsylvania Line, signed by vet and detailing his war services and discharged personally by General Knox at Morristown Hights, New Jersey. 8x14 ptd/ink 2pp.
Item number: 17638743 | Vouchers for Montana State Penitentiary - Deer Lodge. "For butter, milk, guard services, physicians services, etc." 17 in the lot.
Item number: 17638865 | Boston, Mass. Wednesday, April 17, 1912 - Vol IV No. 121.
Item number: 17638623 | With rifle and gear. 4x5.5" mounted on a 4.5x6.5" black mat.
Item number: 17638502 | Feb. 15, 1840. Political letter from C.S. Stone of Pittsburg to R. Carothers in Harrisburg, devoted to politcal machinations. Mentions Loco Foco meetings... "Going bitterly against the U.S. Bank, urging a rigid reformation in banking system, resumption of specie payments" Mentions the "great Harrison meeting we have had.. such as must fill the opposition with fearful forebodings.." Harrison is Benjamin Harrison. No family news-- all politics. Four pages on rag woven paper. Usual seal hole and minor fold breaks on back page, but very acceptable.
Item number: 17638744 | Annual pass - Houston City Omnibus & Transfer Line. Houston city, Texas, 1876. Made out to Chief Engineer G.A.S.A Railroad. Annual pass - Jos. Dietrich's Bismark Omnibus Line. Established 1873. Bismark, North Dakota, 1881. Made out to Chief Engineer, G.H.S.A. Railroad.†
Item number: 17638866 | Advertising Calendars from various businesses. H.C. Cuddy Fancy Groceries and Confectionery -1253 Bailey St. Harrisburg, Pa - 1922; WM E Eby Groceries and Provisions Bell Phone 3467-R Lemoyne 1922; The First National Bank Birdsboro, Pennsylvania 1930.
Item number: 17638624 | By Pennell Brothers Junction City, Kansas C. 1890. 4x5.5" mounted on a 4.5x6.5 cream board.
Item number: 17638503 | A wonderful printed certificate from Cumberland County, Pa. The certificate bears the name of no other than Governor John Penn of Pennsylvania. In part, the certificate reads, "By the propreitors keeper of Pennsylvania, whereas John Little of the city of Philadelphia Tavern hath requefted that we would allow him to take up to two hundred and fifty acres of land including an improvement on Puniala Creek five miles above the crossing in Cumberland County." The document goes on to say that Mr. Little is paying the rate of fifteen pounds and ten shilliings for every one hundred acres. The title bears a large 3 1/2 inch signature of John Penn and is dated in the year 1760.
Item number: 17638745 | Headquarters Fort Riley, Kansas, February, 1891. For 2 officers at Wounded Knee, South Dakota. Killed by hostile Indians. Captain George D. Wallace and Lt. James D. Mann. Staining at edges and at back which will be visible in photo.
Item number: 17638867 | Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the Western and Northwestern Fronteir as proposed by Charles Gratot (? fold obscures the last name) in his report on Oct. 3, 1837.
Item number: 17638625 | By Chr. Barthelmess, Fort Keogh, Mont. with photographer stamp at the back. 4.5x6.5".
Item number: 17638504 | A half page, hand written document, dated 1782 reading "Pennsylvania and John Perrot" as the title and going on to say, "Condition that the above bonded John Perrot shall appear at the next general session of peace in the county of Bedford, to do and receive what shall be then and there to give by the said court and in the meantime to keep the peace and be on a good behavior, Michael Walter."
Item number: 17638746 | Freighters and forwarding merchants. Military and Indian Traders. Fort Benton, Mt. 1876. Letter to J.H. Mcknight & Co. - Ft. Shaw, M.T. about charging their accounts.
Item number: 17638868 | Tombstone Arizona, Sunday Morning, November 14, 1880.
Item number: 17638626 | C. 1888 stamped in red at the back, Goff in script. 4.25x6.5".
Item number: 17638505 | A pre-printed, one page subpoena dated 1882 from "Territory of Wyoming - Johnson County" ordering "G.E.A. Moeller, Jobe Brazill, Delos Babcock, Edward Lawrence, William Murphy, William Holaran and bring the record of Brands..." in an upcoming court case against "Cephas Filch. Has an embossed county seal and signed by a court clerk on the front. On the back is a certification, entirely handwritten and signed by Sheriff Nat James that all of the men were informed of the subpoena - signed Nat James, Sheriff. Includes information on James' career.
Item number: 17638747 | From the office of Chief Commissary of Subsistence at Headquarters of the Department of the Missouri, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Item number: 17638869 | (l to r) Poor Buffalo (haw-taudle); Short Greasy Hair (Odl-Kaun't-Say-Hah); Buffalo Chap (Kaw-tom-te); Never Got Shot (Haun-goon-pau) and Feather head (A'tah-ladte). By Will Soule, 1869-74.
Item number: 17638627 | Early view with Church and Stickney's Hotel as well as a Pioneer store. Railroad track visible at foreground. 4.75x8" on a slightly larger orange mat.
Item number: 17638506 | A formal 12x17" document, dated 1918 from Austin, Texas. Has an ornate title at the top, "In the Name of the State of Texas" with a lone star vignette. The document grants 196 acres to a man in Stephens County "On the waters of Sandy Creek, a tributary of Brazos River, about 8 miles SW from Breckenridge." Has black on white printing with an embossed state steal and is signed at the bottom by "W.P. Hobby" as Governor.
Item number: 17638748 | Letter regarding purchase of some horses.
Item number: 17638628 | The Plaza, Santa Fe, New Mexico and Turquoise miners, Cerrillo Mountains, N.W. Both by Continent Stereoscopic Company. 4.25x7".
Item number: 17638507 | 10 pg. deposition by A. J. Fountain (Lawyer for Billy the Kid)
Item number: 17638749 | In French and english for Le Nouveau Monde Gold Mine, C 1850-1851.
Item number: 17638629 | For William Wherstedt, a private in Martin O'Brien's company. A commitment to serve five years enlistment at Fort Spokane, Washington territory.†
Item number: 17638508 | A handsome, formal 9x14" document, dated 1889 from San Francisco - declaring a minor "Clinton Porter" as a citizen of the United States - that he is formerly of Nova Scotia - and supports the U.S. Constitution and renouncing his allegiance to "Victoria - Queen of Great Britain and Ireland." The document is printed on vellum with a red title across the top reading "In the Superior Court of the City and County of San Francisco" with a large vignette of a bald eagle with a patriotic red, white and blue shield - has colorful red and blue printing throughout the document with a large red embossed seal at the bottom. Has one horizontal fold.
Item number: 17638509 | A one page certification, dated 1890 on the letterhead of "William Block, M.D." at Fort Stanton, New Mexico Territory. It lists services rendered by the doctor and is signed by Dr. Block showing payment received. Beneath is a certification that amount is correct and paid - is signed "George Curry - Probate Clerk" of Lincoln County. Has an embossed Lincoln County seal at the bottom and is signed by Curry a second time on the back.
Item number: 17638870 | With letter from August 31st, 1998 explaining how the badge was found. Made from the back of a pocket watch case, marked Dueber, who is the maker of the watch . Engraved "City Marshal" on the front of the star.
Item number: 17638871 | 3.5x4.75" on a larger 5.5x6.5" ornate cream mat.
Item number: 17638750 | Payroll for Crier of the Court, signed by Marshal John Carroll. December 31, 1887.
Item number: 17638872 | A three page, handwritten letter and three telegrams, dated Oct. 2nd and 3rd of 1884. Received at San Francisco.
Item number: 17638630 | Perhaps a sheriff and a deputy. One with a five pointed star and one with a rounded badge. 2.5x3.75".
Item number: 17638751 | Newbonds Fork Mining District. Pennington County, Territory of Dakota. Gives description of property in the Black Hills - July, 1879.
Item number: 17638873 | Tombstone Arizona, Sunday Morning, September 5, 1880. Vol 1 No. 47.
Item number: 17638631 | This early colonial magazine was printed by the famous Boston printed Isaiah Thomas. It is a "Monthy Museum of knowledge and national entertainment. This magazine contains 60 pages of articles on numerous topics as can be seen on the front cover.
Item number: 17638510 | A four page, 6x9" letter, in pen, from "Conway Springs" (Kansas), dated Nov. 17, 1897 and addressed to "C.H. Thompson, U.S. Marshall, Gutherie, O.T." The writer of the letter, J.W. Hall, says he has talked to the Attorney for the "C.R. & P.R. (Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad) in regard to the train robbery committed on Oct. 1, 1897 of Train No. 3 - I have a clue by which we can arrest and convict the robbers. I know their names and can locate one and arrest him within 24 hours and can soon find the balance. I have proof to convict the whole of them. - we can capture the robbers and by doing so, capture the reward - come and see me - say nothing to no one. We must keep everything secret. I am a barber here in town. Write immediately and come at once. I mean business and know what I'm talking about..." The ltter is signed on the last page by Hall.
Item number: 17638752 | In a quartz mine, known as The Anna Lode at French Creek Mining District (Custer Country), Territory of Dakota. Description of property - 1879.
Item number: 17638874 | Double matted and framed. 10.25x12.25" overall.
Item number: 17638632 | From Thursday, October 1, to Saturday, October 3, 1761. With a description for the Delaware River, Pa.
Item number: 17638511 | A pre-printed, one page, legal size deed dated 1883 from Cochise County, Arizona Territory showing the sale of a "stock and agricultural ranch - located about one and a half miles east of the Bradshaw Mine, two miles west of the Burleigh Mine and about one and three fourths miles easterly from the San Pedro River and about five miles easterly from Charleston having therein a wooden cabin built by the grantors and having therein four springs - one of which is known as the Burleigh Spring about three fourths of a mile easterly from said cabin..." The selling price is $500 and is signed on the bottom by three men.
Item number: 17638753 | Terminus U. & N. Railway, Dillon, MT, 1881. Waybill to Helena, Union Pacific Railway.
Item number: 17638875 | Seven requests for shipments of various goods. All on letterheads, all with dates. From various places including Kansas and New Mexico. All framed, one without glass, in various sizes.
Item number: 17638633 | On the letterhead of The Secretary of the Navy, Washington. Dated April 30, 1946. A letter expressing the Navy's pride in the service of Mr. Richard Chernoff. The lot also includes a signed certificate of appreciation for service (James Forrestal in ink) to Lieutenant Commander William R. Easton. 8x10" (both).
Item number: 17638512 | A pre-printed, one page, 7x8" "Subpoena - Criminal" dated 1895 from El Paso, Texas ordering "Captain Hughes" and "H.G. Ross" to appear in court in a criminal case against "Andres Molina." Is signed at the bottom by two court clerks. Includes information on John Hughes' career as well.
Item number: 17638754 | Stock Certificate - Queen Bee Gold Mining & Milling Company, 1880s, Rapid City, South Dakota. Certificate of Membership - Rapid City Board of Trade. Dakota, 1880s.
Item number: 17638876 | Double matted and framed. 9.75x13.75" overall.
Item number: 17638634 | Cattle branding on a ranch. Both measure 4x5.5" on large cream colored 5.5x6.5" mount.
Item number: 17638513 | Colorado Territory - 1875. Has a bold, ornate title across the top with lots of fancy artwork and a 'heavenly' vignette of a goddess dropping coins from the sky. Has black on white printing with the stock receipt attached on the left edge. Issued from the mining camp of "Del Norte" - is issued to and signed by Thomas Bowen five times - he filled out the certificate, signed the stock, plus two signatures on the receipt and his endorsement on the back. Has very tiny paper loss at the top and bottom folds, barely noticeable. Comes with information on Del Norte and Thomas Bowen.
Item number: 17638755 | Arizona Territory - Holographic document signed by James D. Houck, a civil war veteran. Dated 1883.
Item number: 17638877 | "The citizens have voted Bat Masterson as the most popular man in Dodge City. On July 4, 1885 during the fourth of July celebration, the Mayor will present him with a gold headed cane. Public invited."
Item number: 17638635 | 1796 tavern license signed by Richard Varick as Mayor, NYC. 1pg. Folio. Partly-printed license "to keep an inn or tavern for retailing strong or Spiritous Liquore".
Item number: 17638514 | From the Deputy Surveyor of Philadelphia. It's stated that the land is "on the headwaters of the Frankstown Creek near the foot of the Alleghney Mountains."
Item number: 17638756 | A freetrapper was a non-company fur trapper. It was a title of which they were very proud. The fur trade boom lasted from the 1840s to the 1860s. Peterson trapped pelts in central Colorado; and this chest is filled with his personal belongings and was improvised from an 1820s doll chest. This was exhibited on a loan from George Peterson of Colorado Springs.
Item number: 17638878 | Year unknown. Republican ticket with handwritten notes. Double matted with a Republican Elephant decoration in the mat, and framed. 12.25x16.25" overall size.†
Item number: 17638636 | January, 1911. Issued by the Office of the Chief of Police, San Francisco. Missouri Pacific Railway Train No. 112 was held up and passengers in sleeper and day coach robbed between Leavenworth and Kansas City by a lone masked robber the night of December 25th, 1910. Description of robber is given and a list of property stolen, mostly gold jewelry and coins. 8.5x11".
Item number: 17638515 | From Thomas Gettys of Bedford County for taxes due on real estate. The document is one page long giving the names of all of the parties involved and the amount of taxes that are due on the property.
Item number: 17638757 | 6 1/2" x 4 1/4".
Item number: 17638879 | Wells Fargo & Co. Express receipt, dated Aug. 10, 1892. Virginia, NV for the amount of $900.00.
Item number: 17638637 | William H. Penix with photo and description given. Issued by J.H. Gardner, Sheriff of Lincoln County, Washtington. Small hole at top which will be visible in photographs. 7x10.5".
Item number: 17638516 | Written in ink, this one page document gives an interesting breakdown of a "night out on the town" for $4.13.
Item number: 17638758 | Two incredible and vivid letters of the trials and struggles our pioneer forefathers made when they settled the West. Exceptional and moving content - both letters are in clean condition.
Item number: 17638638 | A Texas Cowboy, or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony. Taken from real life by Chas. A. Siringo, an old stove-up "Cow Puncher", who has spent nearly twenty years on the great Western cattle ranges. Rand, McNally & Co., Publishers. 148 to 154 Monroe Street, Chicago. 323 Broadway, New York. C. 1886 (with illustrations) 347 pgs. Excellent condition.
Item number: 17638517 | This one page ink written indictment was issued in 1827 by the Pennsylvania Attorney General Frederick Smith to Latwell Gorden for assulting John Ord.
Item number: 17638759 | Large 14x16" land grant, dated 1878 from Austin. Has a title across the top "In the Name of the State of Texas" which grants 640 acres in Floyd County. Gives the boundaries of the land which borders the White River, also mentions G.N.R.R. (Great Northern Railroad). Has black on white printing, black formal border, with an imprint at the bottom - "J.S. Penn & Brothers Printers, Austin". Is signed at the bottom by R.B. Hubbard as Governor (1832-1901). Comes with information on Hubbard's career.
Item number: 17638639 | This document concerns a soldier named Joel Doolittle's service in Webb's command. Samuel Webb rallied his men at Bunker Hill and was wounded in that battle. He was wounded again in the battle of White Plains and served as George Washington's private Secretary. His home was used by Washington and Rochambeau to plan the siege of Yorktown which ended the war! The war records of Joel Doolittle included.
Item number: 17638518 | Items included in the lot which belonged to an Army doctor are 2 U.S. pins, 2 Cadeus pins, two leaf pins, two double bar pins, and a ribbon pin. Also included are two photographs and two postcards, Hillside Ave. and Lovers Lane, Jamaica, LI and Vassar Chapel, Poughkeepsie NY. (postcards and photos are glued back to back).
Item number: 17638519 | Excellent 11x14" original photo of flyboys and mechanics getting ready to hop aboard B-6 Bomber. Interesting look at uniforms - leather jackets with wool collars, etc. Good view of plane with design of stork wearing tophat carrying a baby in diaper. Also markings on the side of plane for 37 targets hit.
Item number: 17638880 | With Texas Seal. Austin - March 16th, 1871. Private letter in the hand of and signed by H.A. Saylor, a Texas Senator. The letter concerns the control of the Pacific & Great Eastern Railroad.
Item number: 17638881 | Saloon License from Butte, MT, dated June 20, 1881 and expires Sept. 20, 1881.
Item number: 17638760 | Preprinted, 3x6" stock certificate, circle 1835-36, for one share. States the town site being sold has "Fourteen hundred and eight lots composing of said town, situated on the West Bank of the Neches River, in the County of Liberty, which will entitle the holder, his and her assigns, to all the benefits that may accrue theron, free from all and every encumbrance whatsoever....". The stock is signed by S.H. Everitt, as Agent for the company.
Item number: 17638882 | Northern Pacific and National Park Views publisher F. Jay Haynes, Photographer billhead for merchandise in the amount of $10.50. Dated July 19, 1884.
Item number: 17638640 | Framed Huffman, Miles City, Mt. Branding scene. Photograph C. 1890. Tiny pinhole on card and slight glue stain. Very good condition.
Item number: 17638761 | This Indian War soldier discovered Arizona's Silver King mine! A one page, 8x10" handwritten letter, dated 1869, from Las Vegas in New Mexico Territory, to Lt. John Sullivan - asking about vouchers from the Couchas and Stone Road military agencies - stating that the pay is $40 a month for room and stable rent. It is signed "Lorenzo Lopez", but the letter is written and signed by Sullivan as 2nd Lt. 37th Infantry, as a true copy of the original letter he received. Sullivan has written this from Ford Bascom and there are two additional military endorsements on the back - it is also signed by Lt. Col. M.I. Ludington from Santa Fe and also signed by Captain G.W. Bradley from Fort Union, New Mexico.
Item number: 17638883 | Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, dated Aug. 1st 1885 for the sum of $50 in Wichita, Kansas from the Wichita National Bank.
Item number: 17638641 | From the Estate of Robert Farrington Elwell. The following are from the personal collection of one of the most prolific western illustrators of the last century. R.F. Elwell was born near Boston, in 1874. He went to see the Buffalo Bill Wild West and did sketches for the Boston Globe. It was W.F. Cody, himself, who first recognized Elwell's talent and invited him to come and stay at his TE Ranch in Cody, Wyoming. Elwell became the ranch manager in 1896. He continued to manage the ranch and the majority of Cody's affairs for 25 years. He was friends with many of the celebrities of the day and became a member of the Sioux tribe after becoming close with Chief Iron Tail. Robert died in Phoenix in 1962 and left this material to his second wife, Kathryn. Elwell is a well listed and well respected artist, illustrator and historian. Included in the lot are 1) handwritten notes on the Poney Express, a detailed historical account of the development and operation of the famous mail line, with notes of Maj. John Burke. 2) Package of notes on the Custer Battle. All handwritten and including 4 maps of the battlefield, 2 printed and 2 hand drawn. 3) The handwritten diary of Sergeant John "Johnny" Rumble, a detauled account of the encounter with APache Indians at and near Cibicue, Arizona. Aug 30, 1881. The diary was later typed by Kathy Elwell. Ruble was R.F. Elwell's cousin.
Item number: 17638520 | Three letters written by a sailor to his wife; Sailor was stationed on U.S.S. Missouri during signing of peace treaty with Japan. Letters written the week before the surrender (Sept. 2, 1945), some in a coded language.
Item number: 17638762 | Maxwell land grant, Sheriff of Lincoln County, a Lieut. in Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Governor of New Mexico, 1907-1911.
Item number: 17638884 | From the Adams Express Company in Brownville, Tx. Dated Nov. 3rd, 1960 for the amount of $25.00.
Item number: 17638642 | Signed William J. McDonald, Deputy Sheriff (Former Texas Ranger). Extensive biographical outline included. 8.25x14".
Item number: 17638521 | Photograph circa 1945 taken in Worton, England of the Honorary Life Volunteer Coal Twp. PA featuring Section Chief Daniel Blascarich.
Item number: 17638763 | June, 1895 to the Sheriff or any Constable of El Paso County - summon Grisley Jim, Little Phil, Curley Bill and One Legged Jim. Served by Deputy W.J. Tendyck.
Item number: 17638885 | From the estate of Richard Hardaman from Lincoln County.
Item number: 17638643 | By John Adair, cultured anthropologist, taken about 1938. Navajo and Zuni subjects, all with extensive gallery labels at the reverse. Two measure at 17.25x18.75", one measures at 16.25x19" and one other measures at 16x17".
Item number: 17638522 | Two sides, 6x9", in German. "Die Wahrheit," one article headed Adolf Hitler in Berlin, and another small two-sided notice, about 3x5, in Russian, both dated April, 1945.
Item number: 17638764 | Nov. 1881 to L.M. Jacobs, Cashier, Tucson, A.T. charges on account. Signed by P.W. Smith, Manager.
Item number: 17638886 | Ft. Smith, Ark. Judge Issac Parker. Dated December, 1880.
Item number: 17638644 | By John Adair, cultured anthropologist, taken about 1938. Navajo and Zuni subjects. One measures 16.25x19" and the other measures 17x20.5".
Item number: 17638523 | Street scenes, especially the people at work, bombed areas, three Japanese officers, aerial views, children, undamaged homes and a few American servicemen.
Item number: 17638765 | Sacramento, Oct. 1860. The last leg of the Pony Express was taking the rider and his horse by the Queen City to San Francisco.
Item number: 17638887 | Dated June, 1887 from the St Louis & St Paul Packet Co. "Fast Freight Line between St. Louis & St. Paul."
Item number: 17638645 | The Bandit Invincible: The Story of the Outlaw Butch Cassidy by William T. Phillips, Introduction by Jim Dullenty. No. 80, limited to 100 copies. First Edition. Published by Rocky Mountain House Press, P.O. Box 858 Hamilton, Montana 59840. Published January, 1986.
Item number: 17638524 | School children giving Nazi salute, girls in youth camp, Heidelberg "students prison" with drawings on the walls and ceiling.
Item number: 17638766 | May, 1883 San Francisco, California. Selling clothing to Sun Song Wo. Merchant's notes in Chinese.
Item number: 17638888 | Dated 1875 for the total of $93.00 with a listing of what was shipped and the weight as well.
Item number: 17638646 | Signed by a colorful Governor of Washington State. John McGraw - lawman, lawyer, bank president, Yukon miner, Governor of Washington. A two page, pre-printed, legal size, "Bond for Oath of Office", dated 1894 appointing a man as Notary Public. Is signed by several men who have put up bond money and is signed on the second page by McGraw as Governor. Comes with information on his career.
Item number: 17638525 | A message from the President of the United States (George Washington) to Congress, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of State to the Minister Plentipotentiary of His Britannic Majesty, with an enclosure, in answer to a leltter from the Minister, dated May 22, 1794. Philadelphia: Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1794. 8vo, 20pp.
Item number: 17638767 | John H. Archibald - General dealer in Merchandise, Main Street, Tucson, A.T. December, 1875. Billhead - Chas. T. Etchells Blacksmithing, Wagonmaking and Repairing. Tucson, A.T. 1878. Bill for repair on wagon. Billhead - A.J. Davidson, dealer in Hill's Concord. Western team, buggy harnesses, saddles, bridles, etc. 1879.
Item number: 17638889 | An indenture, dated October, of 1855 between Michael Cody and Issac C Hill of the first part and Frederick C Horsley of the second part in consideration of $150.00 in the County of Siskiyou and the state of California..."
Item number: 17638647 | Some Experiences of Boss Neff in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandle by Harry E. Chrisman, and Illustrated by Harold D. BugBee. Second Edition 1968 with Acknowledgments, Map Sketches and Brands by Harry E. Chrisman. Signed by Harry E. Chrisman on title page.
Item number: 17638526 | A pre-printed, 5x8" "Pre-emption of claim" with a nice title at top guarding a safe-several deer in the forest, also a red tax stamp on the front with a CDS cancellation. The document is issued for several claims "on the Calhoun Lode for mining purposes situated in the Russell Mining District". The document is signed by "J. Frederick Pierson." The lot also includes information.
Item number: 17638768 | Bonita, Graham County (Billy the Kid killed a man named Cahill here) charged with gambling without a license. Signed by Miles Wood - J.P. Precinct No. 8, August, 1889.
Item number: 17638648 | The Law of Freemasonry in Indian Territory containing the by-laws, rules and regulations of the Grand Lodge of Indian Territory - 1897. The title says it all for this rare little 90 page booklet. Names Leo Bennett as the Grand Master for Indian Territory (he was a U.S. Marshall). Also states that Indians can become a freemason as long as they have a good interpreter. Phoenix Printing Co., Muskogee imprint on the inside of light blue cover.
Item number: 17638527 | A handwritten 6x7" agreement dated October 24, 1840 agreeing to hire "two negro women named Mather and Judey for 12 months at the rate of $12 each per month and to clothe the said negroes - it is undersood if either of the Negroes die during the year or by any other means become incapable of service, I am to pay only for the time they are capable of service..." The document is signed "A. Butler" with no location. There is minor wear with an uneven bottom edge.
Item number: 17638769 | Washington, D.C. 1880 to S.A. Russell, U.S. Indian Agent, South Fork, New Mexico. 7 pages. This is the agency for the Mescalero Apaches. The letter is in regard to the rental of the building for Mescalero Apaches. Important content re: usage of properties.
Item number: 17638649 | Circa 1900. In this photo he is wearing his Medal of Honor, received during the Indian Wars. Included in the lot is also a copy of his citation presenting him with the Medal of Honor from the President, as well as an extensive biographical outline that notes that he drowned in the Little Big Horn River, Montana, when he struk his head on a rock while diving to rescue a soldier from the flooding stream in 1892.
Item number: 17638528 | One page, printed general order from "Headquarters Department of Arizona - Temporarily at Drum Barracks" and announcing that Lt. Col. E.W. Stone has been named Acting Asst. Adjutant General of the Dept. by Major General George Stoneman, Commanding. The general order is signed by Lt. Col. E. W. Stone. The document has some minor damp stains. 5x8".
Item number: 17638529 | 1889 of Leighton & Jordan, General Merchandise "Goods delivered at Ranches" Miles city, Montana.
Item number: 17638890 | Marked P. Wrenstead, Pogatello, Idaho. Framed in a brass mounted antique oak frame. The lot includes a sketch of the photographers life at the back. 10.5x13.5" overall size.
Item number: 17638891 | Autographed in ink by "M.T. "Lone Wolf" Gonzaullas, Captain Texas Rangers" "Tales of the Texas Rangers." A biographical sketch of the singer and his career is attached to the back of the photo. Framed. 11.75x12.75" overall size.
Item number: 17638770 | The Carrizozo Cattle Ranch Co., White Oaks N.M. September, 1887. Sworn statement of a stolen horse branded R, stolen at Winslow A.T. February, 1887 - signed by C.M. Coggins - Probate Judge - Lincoln Co., New Mexico. This ranch was later owned by Clark Gable in the 1940s.
Item number: 17638892 | 4th U.S. Artillery. Died of wound received in action against Modoc Indians, April 26, 1873. Biographical sketch at back. Double matted and framed, needs glass. 7.5x9.5" (photo) 14x17" overall.†
Item number: 17638650 | Map of Reconnaissance for a military road from the "Dalles" of the Columbia River to Great Salt Lake. The map is folded, with light browning. Included is the 51 page report that accompanied the map, in very good condition mostly unopened with light foxing.
Item number: 17638771 | Received of Mrs. Barber July, 1881 - the sum of $12.00 from assisting in packing and hauling the McSween Law Library from Mastin Sanch' Ranch to Lincoln. Signed by George Washington. (George Washington was a black handyman in Lincoln, who was accused of helping kill Sheriff Brady). Included in the lot is biographical information on George Washington and Sue E. Barber.
Item number: 17638893 | Written in ink at the back †Edward Drinker Cope † 11 1/2" x 9" (overall)
Item number: 17638651 | Map of the Wagon-Road from Platte River via Omaha Reserve and Dakota City to Running Water River.
Item number: 17638530 | A five page 1890 Mineral Certificate from Montana and issued to "James B. Haggin for the six acre "Might Lode" in the "Summit Valley Mining District" in Silver Bow County. The certificate is tied together at the top with blue ribbon and several metal rivets holding the pages together. Gives a legal description of the property, mentioning several claims. Has a full-page, hand drawn map of a group of claims with the Might Lode colored in yellow and red. he last page has a proxy signature of President Benjamin Harrison with a red embossed seal over the blue ribbon. 10x15".
Item number: 17638772 | Fort Kearney, Nebraska Territory. Letter written Aug. 12, 1865 - experiences along the Oregon Trail.
Item number: 17638894 | June, 1888.. List of territorial convicts in U.S. Penitentiary at Deer Lodge, Montana Territory June, 1888.
Item number: 17638652 | Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-44.
Item number: 17638531 | Pre-printed statement dated August 24, 1892 from "D.C. Brown - The Burlington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable" in "Buffalo, Wyo." The statement is issued to "Dud(ley) Champion." The document shows that Champion has paid his stable bill in full and is signed by Brown. Includes a magazine article that tells the story of the Dudley Champion - Mike Shonsey shoot-out. 6x9".
Item number: 17638773 | Identified by Jarris Garrett as a photograph of his father. Double matted and framed. 4x6" (photo) 10.5x8.5" (overall).
Item number: 17638895 | Sitting Bull's Cabin Morning of the Fight, notation at top Sitting Bull's Cabin now on Exhibition at World's Fair Chicago, 1893. †Included in the lot is a Barry photograph (advertisement at back) of Custer's Monument, Monument to the Dead taken at the time the Memorial was completed. †Three granite blocks were hauled by teams from the bank of The Big Horn River in the summer of 1881. † (Barry photo as is)(damage will be visible in photo) 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" and 6 1/2" x 4 1 /4"
Item number: 17638653 | Texas Eastern boundary with the United States. U.S. 1840.
Item number: 17638532 | A pre-printed, one page 1889 Criminal Complaint from Carbon County charging Issac Dye with "Firing at William Quinn four times from a gun with intent to kill and that William Quinn had no warning or knowledge of the evil intention of the said Issac Dye" near Wolf Creek. Signed by Quinn and Justice of the Peace "J.T. Wolfe." †With information on Carbon County. 7x8".
Item number: 17638774 | This note, written by Crook's own hand, gives the 6th Cavalry souvenirs to his aid O'Mally as he transfers from Arizona to the Department of the Platte. General Crook was unhappy with actions taken by some of his units, dated January, 1786. General George Crook was the commander of the U.S. Army in the Arizona Territory campaign from 1871 until 1888. Best known for encounters with Apaches and Geronimo. The 6th Cavalry souvenirs are displayed here. Signed by George Crook. Framed.