Bedford, NH, United States
DoneSat, Dec 16, 2006 5:00 PM UTC
Autographs, Americana, Civil War & Stocks
We will be featuring a dazzling array of rare historical documents, letters, stocks, bonds and our usual eclectic variety of fresh new rarities This catalog is too interesting to miss! There are almost 600 lots of fresh, exciting and truly unique & rare items. From early 1700’s American Indians to significant Revolutionary War manuscripts to fascinating early Presidential missives to such unique items as a Cherokee Land Lottery deed that led directly to the Trail of Tears to the original UPI 100 foot Teletype capturing the moment & that tragic day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Our Confederate and Union selection of superb content Civil War letters is weighty and the Stocks, Bonds & Currency varieties are colorful and rich in history. Some highlights include: **1766 DOCUMENT FOR INFORMATION PAID ABOUT TWO INDIANS WANTED FOR HIGH CRIMES BY SIGNER OF THE CONSTITUTION WILLIAM SAMUEL JOHNSON **TELETYPE UPI NEWS BULLETINS OF THE JFK ASSASSINATION --The Original Teletype printout of one of the most momentous day’s in American History. (Appr.) 100 ft. of original news copy from that day. CIVIL WAR LETTERS: "I HAVE RE ENLISTED BOUND TO SEE THIS WAR THROUGH OR LEAVE MY BONES ON SOME BATTLE FIELD" 1864: "WE CHASED THE REBS...we found ourselves in line of battle before the enemy…" CONFEDERATE LETTERS: VIRGINIA 1862: "..there was not time enough to get them out between the Bombardments...we had to face five hundred yankees…" "HE DIED UPON THE ALTAR OF SOUTHERN FREEDOM" (Magnolia, 1862) 1861 FROM P.O.W. CHARLES.L. DUNCAN WHO LATER DESERTED TO THE ENEMY: EXCEPTIONAL LETTER FROM CONFEDERATE OFFICER CABANISS:"…I don’t think the **FINE TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY HELEN KELLER ON THE STATE OF AMERICA **PROOF OF HIS MASTER’S VOICE-RARE VICTOR TALKING MACHINE STOCK CERTIFICATE PROOF **GEORGE WYLLYS (Sec. of the Conn. Colony) JUST AFTER THE FRENCH & INDIAN WAR: To Inquire Into the Condition of the Groton Indians and to Civilize and Christianize Them.