Lot 2003    

Jedediah Huntington, Revolutionary War General, Signed Pay OrderĀ 
12/6/2012 - American History: TIMED Auction - ends 12/17
Jedediah Huntington (1743-1818). General in the Continental Army. Noted for his actions at Bunker Hill and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. Manuscript pay order, 6.5" x 8.5", dated April 13, 1781 at the Pay Table Office, for 19p 4s to Major Amasa Mills. Signed J Huntington over the signatures of two committee members, and also signed by treasurer John Lawrence.

Condition:  
Very good.
Sold: $211.50
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Civil War Union Song Sheet, <i>Who Will Care For Mother Now?</i>
Lot # 2087 - Civil War Union Song Sheet, Who Will Care For Mother Now?
Printed on 6.5" x 10" sheet, New York: H. De Marsan. Words by Chas Carroll Sawyer and music by Chas F. Thompson. A melancholy song based upon the story of a young, dying soldier concerned about who was going to care for his aged, sick mother after he passed away. > Item Details
Theodore Roosevelt, <i>Good Luck Teddy</i> Plaster Wall Hanging
Lot # 2224 - Theodore Roosevelt, Good Luck Teddy Plaster Wall Hanging
Painted plaster wall plaque, 7 x 7 in.  No maker's mark. No similar example could be found. > Item Details
James Montgomery Flagg World War I Poster Featuring Uncle Sam
Lot # 2119 - James Montgomery Flagg World War I Poster Featuring Uncle Sam
Chromolithographed poster created by James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960), featuring Uncle Sam at center holding a young girl in his arm, with a young boy to his left, showing the children a document marked W.S.S. (War Savings Stamps). With following statement: Boys and Girls! / You can help... > Item Details
Oliver Wendell Holmes Clipped Signature Plus Caricature
Lot # 2295 - Oliver Wendell Holmes Clipped Signature Plus Caricature
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894).  Prominent American physician, writer, academic, and inventor; father of the Supreme Court Justice of the same name. Clipped signature, dated Boston, June 10, 1872, framed with an original 1886 lithograph of Holmes by the Vanity Fair caricaturist Spy (Les... > Item Details
Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat Autographed Photograph
Lot # 2302 - Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat Autographed Photograph
Anwar Sadat (1918-1981).  President of Egypt (1970-1981).  Signed photograph, 9.5 x 7 in., inscribed in black marker Mr. Eberhardt, Best Wishes, and signed in Arabic.  Accompanied by the original envelope from the Arab Republic of Egypt President's Cabinet Public Relations Departm... > Item Details
McKinley / Hobart Cello Jugate Walking Stick
Lot # 2220 - McKinley / Hobart Cello Jugate Walking Stick
Natural wood stick, 35.5 in. long, with McKinley and the initials MAE carved near top of stick, plus .75 in. diameter cello featuring portraits of McKinley and Hobart, housed within stick, ferrule 1.25 in. long.  > Item Details
Currier Lithograph, <i>Presidents of the United States</i>
Lot # 2343 - Currier Lithograph, Presidents of the United States
Early Nathaniel Currier lithograph The Presidents of the United States, ca 1845, showing the 11 presidents up to that point.13.5 x 9.75 in. (sight), framed to 25 x 22 in. > Item Details
George Catlin, <i>The North American Indians</i>, 2 Volume Set
Lot # 2430 - George Catlin, The North American Indians, 2 Volume Set
Catlin, George. Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. London: Chatto & Windus, 1876, 2 vols. Royal octavo, red printed cloth boards, gilt front and spine. This was the first edition of this popular book to be illustrated with color engravings.... > Item Details
Martin Van Buren Secretarially Signed Land Grant
Lot # 2278 - Martin Van Buren Secretarially Signed Land Grant
Martin Van Buren (1782-1862)  Eighth President of the United States. Partially printed DS on vellum, 10.5 x 16.25 in., with wafer seal intact, September 10, 1838, to Lewis Fuller of Monroe County, New York, for forty acres near Bronson, Michigan. > Item Details
Declaration of Independence Plaque by Samuel H. Black
Lot # 2001 - Declaration of Independence Plaque by Samuel H. Black
Copper, with 1859 copyright to Samuel H. Black, New York, featuring John Trumbull's famous painting Declaration of Independence at center surrounded by the raised text of the Declaration and with the signatures reproduced below. Plaque is approx. 7.25 x 8 in. > Item Details
Robert F. Kennedy Signed Photograph
Lot # 2305 - Robert F. Kennedy Signed Photograph
Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968).  U.S. Attorney General (1961-1964), U.S. Senator from New York (1965-1968), and candidate for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President at the time of his assassination.  8 x 10 in. photograph, signed with black marker in the lower margin For Joseph Mercke... > Item Details
20th Century Political Campaign Posters & Ephemera, Including Truman, Eisenhower, Goldwater, and More
Lot # 2254 - 20th Century Political Campaign Posters & Ephemera, Including Truman, Eisenhower, Goldwater, and More
Lot of 8, including: 1948 Harry S. Truman & Alben Barkley campaign poster, headed with the slogan Beat High Prices; 28 x 21 in., in slightly larger wood frame. November 3, 1930 advertisement from the Kansas City Times supporting Truman for re-election as Jackson County, Missouri Presiding ... > Item Details
Group of Daguerreotypes & Ambrotypes of Men & Women
Lot # 2141 - Group of Daguerreotypes & Ambrotypes of Men & Women
Lot of 6, including: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a couple, housed in a pressed paper case with an inked note reading Gilbert Williams born 1825 son of Jeremiah and Elizabeth (Williams) Williams, Catherine (Clement) Williams his wife. Sixth plate daguerreotype of Jeremiah Williams identified o... > Item Details
Yogoslavian President Josip Broz Tito Autographed Photographs
Lot # 2300 - Yogoslavian President Josip Broz Tito Autographed Photographs
Josip Broz Tito (1892-1980).  Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman; served as the Yugoslav president and/or prime minister 1943-1980.  Lot of two 5 x 7 in. signed photographs, one dated May 30, 1957, the other accompanied by a typed letter from the Yugoslav embassy in Washington, dated Oct... > Item Details
End of Prohibition & Chicago Century of Progress Cane, Plus
Lot # 2327 - End of Prohibition & Chicago Century of Progress Cane, Plus
Lot of 2, including 34 in. ln., cane topped with a wooden keg, with black painted bands. Keg has spigot and shaft has a green painted cup under the spigot. Original label on shaft reads 1933 A Century of Progress Chicago. Shaft is painted red with silver tape wrapping. Missing ferrule. Cane cel... > Item Details
CDV Portrait of a Southwestern Indian
Lot # 2427 - CDV Portrait of a Southwestern Indian
CDV portrait of an unidentified Indian, inked on verso J.A.E. No. 70. > Item Details
Secretarially Signed Land Grants, Lot of 9
Lot # 2286 - Secretarially Signed Land Grants, Lot of 9
Most approx. 10 x 16 in. and 5 on vellum, 4 on paper. Includes three secretarially signed for Martin Van Buren, dated 2 Dec. 1839 for Thomas clark, Morgan Co., IL, and two dated 1 Jan. 1840, one for James Shannon and one for George Cuddy, both of Madison Co., IL. One with statement fr... > Item Details
Revolutionary War Veteran Pension Application, 1820
William McKinley Cello Topped Cane
Lot # 2218 - William McKinley Cello Topped Cane
Oversized cane that looks to be a sawed off cue stick, 57 in. long, topped with .75 in. diameter cello portrait of McKinley with an American Flag as his backdrop. Cello set in brass frame.  > Item Details
Victorian, Velvet-Covered Photograph Album, Plus Assorted Cased Images
Lot # 2158 - Victorian, Velvet-Covered Photograph Album, Plus Assorted Cased Images
Lot includes album of cabinet cards and eight cased images. Album with green velvet cover featuring a heart-shaped mirror, with space for 30 cabinet cards and 12 cartes de visite, of which 19 cabinet card spaces are occupied with family portraits from Akron, Ohio studios.  Velvet worn, and s... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: