Lot 259    

C.D. Kirkland Photographs of Cow-Boy Life
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Lot of 4 boudoir cards, each with C.D. Kirkland's Cheyenne, Wyoming imprint on mount recto and printed list of titles from Views of Cow-boy Life on verso. Lot includes the following titles, each written in the negative: No. 30, "Rounding Em Up"; No. 56, "General View of Round Up"; No. 64, Throwing a Calf; No. 72, Dragging Calf from the Herd

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Light, even toning to photographs and mounts; light, scattered spotting. 
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S. Lang, Indian Trader, ALS, Fort Pitt, 1790
Lot # 312 - S. Lang, Indian Trader, ALS, Fort Pitt, 1790
ALS, 3pp plus integral address leaf, approx. 7.25 x 9 in. Fort Pitt, 27 May 1790. In German. M. Lang to Mr. Johann Gottfried Wachsmuth of Dutilh, Wachsmuth & Co., Philadelphia (business papers held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Col. 0184). Includes a typescript that relates a bit of... > Item Details
Joseph Galloway, British Tory, DS, 1767
Lot # 308 - Joseph Galloway, British Tory, DS, 1767
DS, 2pp, 8 x 13 in., Philadelphia, 23 Oct. 1767. Summary of land titles to demonstrate ownership of a 1000 acre piece, signed by Galloway, Joseph (1731-1803). Apparently, the land in question was thought to be in Maryland when a temporary survey line was run, but a later permanent survey placed them... > Item Details
<i>Baltimore Clipper</i>, Lincoln Assassination, April 15, 1865 Morning & Afternoon Editions, Plus
Lot # 140 - Baltimore Clipper, Lincoln Assassination, April 15, 1865 Morning & Afternoon Editions, Plus
Lot of 9 newspapers related to the Lincoln assassination, including: the April 15, 1865 morning and afternoon editions of the Baltimore Clipper, both mourning ruled, the morning edition with the latest dispatch at 4:10am reporting The President Sinking, the afternoon dispatched at 2:00pm with the ne... > Item Details
Lincoln & Hamlin 1860 Campaign Ferrotype
Lot # 136 - Lincoln & Hamlin 1860 Campaign Ferrotype
Brass "doughnut" mount, obverse featuring ferrotype portrait of a beardless Lincoln, see Sullivan 1981, Lincoln portrait No. 2, inscribed Abraham Lincoln. 1860, olive spray to right and left of date, reverse with ferrotype portrait of Hamlin, inscribed Hannibal Hamlin. 1860, olive spray to... > Item Details
U.S. Grant ALS, 1883
Lot # 378 - U.S. Grant ALS, 1883
Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885). General-in-Chief of the Union Army during the last part of the Civil War (1864-1869) and the 18th President of the United States (1869-1877). Lot includes ALS and print. ALS is 3p, 8vo, dated May 4, 1883 at New York City, addressed to the Duke of Argyl (probably Geor... > Item Details
Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, ALS, 1552
Lot # 385 - Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, ALS, 1552
1p, 8.5 x 12.25 in., plus 1 x 3.25 in. piece attached; Chalons, 29 May 1552. Entire sheet attached to a heavy piece of paper with strip attached to long edge on verso. Boldly signed Caterine and countersigned Duthier. Document with transcription, translation, and notes. Catherine writes to Madame de... > Item Details
<i>Chief Crazy Bear</i> Boudoir Photograph by Northwestern Photographic Co.
Lot # 191 - Chief Crazy Bear Boudoir Photograph by Northwestern Photographic Co.
Albumen boudoir photograph identified in the negative as Chief Crazy Bear in Gohst [sic] Dance Suit Killed in the battle at Wounded Knee Dec. 28th 1891. Pine Ridge S.D. No. 15, copyrighted and dated in the negative Jan. 1st, 1891, with backmark of Northwestern Photographic Co., Chadron, Neb., which ... > Item Details
William Henry Harrison ANS, Fort Washington, 1796
Lot # 369 - William Henry Harrison ANS, Fort Washington, 1796
William Henry Harrison (1773-1841). Ninth President of the United States (1841). Receipt signed Wm. H. Harrison. 4.5 x 7.25 in. Fort Washington, Nov. 30th, 1796, regarding feed for horses. > Item Details
Battle of the Nile, 1798, Poster
Lot # 2 - Battle of the Nile, 1798, Poster
An Exact Representation of the English & French Fleets under the Command of Rear-Admiral Sr. Horatio Nelson, K.B. & Admiral Brueys off the Mouth of the Nile, on the 1st of August 1798.; 24 x 18.5 in., on heavy paper. London: Published 18 Oct.r 1798 by Laurie & Whittle No. 53 Fleet Street... > Item Details
George Custer Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 238 - George Custer Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of Custer in his buckskin suit, 4.5 x 6.5 in. (sight), mounted in cardstock with closing cover, 7 x 11 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock folder's verso features printed paper stamp advertising Barry's Superior, Wisconsin studio... > Item Details
Confederate 3rd Lieutenant D. Given, Jr., Civil War Archive
Lot # 346 - Confederate 3rd Lieutenant D. Given, Jr., Civil War Archive
23 letters, 6 documents, 19 photographs, military buttons and belt buckle. 1861-1877. A commission and cotton merchant in New Orleans before the Civil War, Dixon A. Givens was a volunteer in the Louisiana Crescent Militia as Aide-de-Camp to General Lloyd Tilghman, CSA, until surrendering to Union... > Item Details
Will of Revolutionary War Hero Thomas Key
Lot # 360 - Will of Revolutionary War Hero Thomas Key
Thomas Key (1750-1821) settled in the Edgefield, S.C. area. He served as a Captain in Col. LeRoy Hammond’s regiment during the Revolutionary War. An historical marker at Horn’s Creek notes that Key "...Attacked a party of Tories under the command of Captain Clark. The Tories were de... > Item Details
Confederate John J. Burroughs, 6th Virginia & 34th Tennessee Infantries, Ambrotype, Plus
Lot # 13 - Confederate John J. Burroughs, 6th Virginia & 34th Tennessee Infantries, Ambrotype, Plus
Lot of 4, including ninth plate ambrotype bust view of John J. Burroughs, plus 3 post-war views. John “Captain Jack” J. Burroughs, born April 22, 1841 in Norfolk, Virginia and attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and became a lawyer. At the outbreak of th... > Item Details
Peter Cron, Co. B, 151st Pennsylvania Regiment, DOW at Gettysburg, Civil War Archive
Lot # 323 - Peter Cron, Co. B, 151st Pennsylvania Regiment, DOW at Gettysburg, Civil War Archive
24 soldier’s letters, 1862-1863. The 151st Pennsylvania Infantry served for nine months, spending much of their time in the defenses of Washington, D.C., but culminating in heated combat at Cemetery Hill at Gettysburg, suffering a 7 percent casualty rate. Organized at Harrisburg and mustered into t... > Item Details
Lock of George Washington's Hair Obtained During Reinterment, 1837
Lot # 127 - Lock of George Washington's Hair Obtained During Reinterment, 1837
Lock of President George Washington's hair, housed in a modern frame under glass. These strands were part of a larger lock of hair that was collected during the 1837 reinterment of George Washington while his body was being transferred from a wood, lead-lined coffin to a new, white marble sarcop... > Item Details
Virginia Cased Images by J. Smith & J.H. Pein
Lot # 113 - Virginia Cased Images by J. Smith & J.H. Pein
Lot of 2, including sixth plate daguerreotype of a young girl, standing on a chair, with a J. Smith 1854 sign in image. Daguerreotype possibly by J. Thomas Smith, active in Richmond, Virginia. Housed in original full case, reglassed; and sixth plate tintype of a girl seated with her elbow resting on... > Item Details
Edward Curtis Orotone, <i>Canon de Chelly</i>
Lot # 228 - Edward Curtis Orotone, Canon de Chelly
Orotone signed by Curtis and copyrighted lower left. Housed in original arts and crafts bronzed gesso and wood batwing frame. With Curtis Studio, Seattle, Washington descriptive label pasted on back, plus attached price tag that reads The price of this Curt-tone is $15.00, and attached Art Shop / Bi... > Item Details
Charles J. Belden Photograph of Cattle Gathered at a Lake
Lot # 272 - Charles J. Belden Photograph of Cattle Gathered at a Lake
Silver gelatin photograph, unmarked, but by Charles Belden, of cattle gathered at a small lake.  Most of the cattle are looking toward the photographer, as if posing for the shot.  Ca 1910s-1940s, 11.75 x 15 in. Charles J. Belden (1888-1963) was born in San Francisco into a wealthy Cali... > Item Details
CSA Account Book of Capt. W.S. Wickham from Creation of Army of Tennessee
Lot # 357 - CSA Account Book of Capt. W.S. Wickham from Creation of Army of Tennessee
7.5 x 3 in. leather-bound memo book, inscribed on cover CS Army / Captain / W L Wickham / Pay Department / 1862 - 63 with similar inscriptions on back cover. The entries are dated between November 1, 1862 and March 31, 1863. Captain Watkins Leigh Wickham worked directly under Major (later Lieutenant... > Item Details
Dr. William T. Simrall, CSA Corporal, Kentucky 8th Cavalry, Personal Medical Equipment
Lot # 70 - Dr. William T. Simrall, CSA Corporal, Kentucky 8th Cavalry, Personal Medical Equipment
A fine lot of medical equipment identified to Dr. William T. Simrall (1842-1934), who served with the 8th Kentucky Cavalry during the Civil War, including: Simrall’s diploma from Louisville Medical College; a presentation surgeon’s kit; doctor’s bag; and microscope.   Willia... > Item Details
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