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1 A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America Adams, John John Adams defends U.S. Constitution 1788 1788 $1,000 - $1,500
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2 An examination of the various charges exhibited against Aaron Burr, esq., vice-president of the United States; and a development of the characters and views of his political opponents. By Aristides [Van Ness, William P.] (Burr, Aaron) Charges against Aaron Burr 1803 1803 $600 - $900
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3 Check signed as Charles Carroll of Carrollton Carroll, Charles, Signer from Maryland Charles Carroll Signer from Maryland April 12, 1821 $500 - $800
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4 Report of the trial of the Hon. Samuel Chase, one of the associate justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, before the High court of impeachment... for high crimes & misdemeanors, supposed to have been by him committed; with the necessary documents and official papers, from his impeachment to final acquittal Chase, Samuel, defendent Trial of Samuel Chase in original boards 1805 $600 - $900
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5 Extracts From the Votes and Proceedings of the American Continental Congress, Held at Philadelphia on the 5th of September, 1774. Containing The Bill of Rights, a List of Grievances, Occasional Resolves, the Association, an Address to the People of Great-Britain, and a Memorial to the Inhabitants of the British American Colonies. Published by Order of the Congress United States. (Continental Congress - 1774) Proceedings of 1774 Continental Congress 1774 $8,000 - $12,000
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6 Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College Against William H. Woodward Farrar, Timothy Early court case on corporations 1819 [1819] $1,200 - $1,800
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7 The Federalist: on the New Constitution, by Publius, Written in 1788. To Which is Added, Pacificus, on the Proclamation of Neutrality, Written in 1793. Likewise, the Federal Constitution, with All the Amendments. Revised and Corrected Hamilton, Alexander; John Jay; & James Madison (Federalist) Federalist Papers, rare 2nd edition, 1802 1802 $10,000 - $15,000
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8 The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution, as Agreed upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787 [Hamilton, Alexander; John Jay; & James Madison] (Federalist) First Edition of Federalist Papers, 1788, Vol. II 1788 $40,000 - $60,000
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10 Document signed by Benjamin Harrison as Governor of Virginia, appointing five individuals as justices of the peace and commissioners for trials of slaves Harrison, Benjamin, Signer from Virginia Benjamin Harrison Signer from Virginia May 10, 1782 $700 - $1,000
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11 Document Signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr., as judge, being a writ ordering the sheriff to bring two debtors to court Heyward, Thomas, Jr., Signer from South Carolina Thomas Heyward Signer from South Carolina Dec. 12, 1786 $800 - $1,200
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12 Manuscript document signed by Stephen Hopkins as Governor of Rhode Island, directing the treasurer of the Colony of Rhode Island to pay Samuel Chase £20 for postage Hopkins, Stephen, Signer from Rhode Island Stephen Hopkins Signer from Rhode Island 1764 $500 - $800
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13 Thoughts upon the political situation of the United States of America, in which that of Massachusetts is more particularly considered; with some observations on the constitution for a federal government, addressed to the people of the union [Jackson, Jonathan] Thoughts on U.S. politics 1788 1788 $1,000 - $1,500
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14 Manual of Parliamentary Practice Composed Originally for the Senate of the United States... The Constitution of the United States, and the Rules for Conducting Business in both Houses of Congress... Jefferson, Thomas Early edition of Jefferson's parliamentary manual. 1848 $400 - $600
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15 Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson Jefferson, Thomas Thomas Jefferson's Memoir in original boards 1829 1829 $2,500 - $3,500
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16 Notes on the State of Virginia Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's Notes on Virginia 1801 1801 $600 - $900
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17 Message and communication from the President of the United States to the Senate and House of Representatives, delivered on the commencement of the first session of the Seventh Congress, the 8th of December, 1801, with the accompanying documents... [Jefferson, Thomas] Message from President 1801 1801 $600 - $900
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18 Manuscript document signed by William Livingston in receipt of interest paid to him on a debt Livingston, William Wiliam Livingston Governor of New Jersey 1768 $400 - $600
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19 The Life of John Locke, with Extracts from His Correspondence, Journals, and Common-Place Books King, Lord [Peter] (Locke, John) Life of John Locke 1829 1829 $600 - $900
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20 A collection of several pieces of Mr. John Locke, Never before printed, or not extant in his works. Publish’d by the author of the life of the ever memorable Mr. John Hales, &c Locke, John With Locke's Constitutions of Carolina 1724 $600 - $900
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22 The Life of John Marshall Beveridge, Albert J. (Marshall, John) Life of John Marshall in fine binding [1916-1919] $400 - $600
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23 Engraved document on parchment, signed by Thomas McKean as Governor of Pennsylvania, being a grant of land in western Pennsylvania McKean, Thomas, Signer from Delaware Thomas McKean Signer from Delaware August 13, 1806 $400 - $600
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24 Pay voucher for Valentin Opp, signed by Thomas Mifflin as Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Mifflin, Thomas Thomas Mifflin Signer from Pennsylvania Sept. 29, 1787 $400 - $600
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25 Land grant document, signed by James Monroe as President Monroe, James Land Grant signed by James Monroe February 6, 1818 $1,200 - $1,800
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26 Certificate for ten shares in the North American Land Company, signed by Morris as President of the company, made out to John Barker Church Morris, Robert, Signer from Pennsylvania Robert Morris, Signer & Fiinancier of the Revolution May 8, 1795 $1,200 - $1,800
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27 Manuscript indenture on vellum, relating to the deed of conveyance transferring the province of East New Jersey from the estate of George Carteret to William Penn and his associates (New Jersey) Key document in founding of New Jersey c.1681-1682 $3,000 - $5,000
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28 Document relating to a legal judgement in favor of Robert Treat Paine, awarding him £600 for being defrauded in payment of rent, apparently, signed by Paine on the back of the document Paine, Robert Treat, Signer from Massachusetts Robert Treat Paine Signer from Massachusetts Feb. 11, 1771 $400 - $600
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29 The Trial of Thomas Paine, For a Libel, Contained in the Second Part of Rights of Man, Before Lord Kenyon, and a Special Jury, At Guildhall, December 18. With the Speeches of the Attorney General and Mr. Erskine, at Large (Paine, Thomas) Trial of Thomas Paine 1792 1792 $600 - $900
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30 Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America Paine, Thomas English edition of Paine's Common Sense 1776 $8,000 - $12,000
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31 Dissertation on First Principles of Government Paine, Thomas Paine's First Principles of Government 1795 Third Year of the French Republic [1795] $400 - $600
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32 Letter Addressed to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation (caption title) Paine, Thomas Paine's Letter to Addressers 1792 [c.1792] $600 - $900
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33 Rights of Man; Part the Second. Combining Principle and Practice Paine, Thomas 1792 $400 - $600
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34 The Works, of Thomas Paine, containing Common Sense. Answer to the Abbe Raynal. Letter to the Marquis of Lansdowne. To the authors of the Republican. To the Abbe Syeyes. Part I. Rights of Man. Part II. Rights of Man. Addressed to the addressers, on the late proclamation. Part I. Age of Reason. Part II. Age of Reason. Dissertation on first-principles, of government. His trial with the arguments of counsil [sic] for and against Paine, Thomas Thomas Paine's Works 1796 1796 $600 - $900
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35 First editions of two important attacks on the Adams administration during Thomas Jefferson's presidential campaign, plus speeches in the case against Harry Croswell for libel on Jefferson Pinckney, Charles, & James Thomson Callender, et al. Attacks on John Adams by Jefferson's followers 1799, 1800, 1804 $1,200 - $1,800
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37 American Account of the Battle of Camden. From the New Jersey Gazette, September 13 - in The London Chronicle (Revolutionary War) Account of Battle of Camden Nov. 16-18, 1780 $400 - $600
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38 Manuscript document signed by George Ross, as an attorney, being an obligatory bill summoning James Robb to appear in court and make payment of money owed to Jacob Huber Ross, George, Signer from Pennsylvania George Ross Signer from Pennsylvania 1758 $500 - $800
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39 Signature of George Ross, on a receipt Ross, George, Signer from Pennsylvania George Ross Signer from Pennsylvania June 28, 1768 $600 - $900
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40 Essays, Literary, Moral & Philosophical. By Benjamin Rush, M.D. and professor of the institutes of medicine and clinical practice in the University of Pennsylvania Rush, Benjamin Essays by Benjamin Rush 1798 1798 $600 - $900
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41 Document signed by Samuel Huntington as Governor (i.e. "Captain General and Commander in Chief") of the State of Connecticut, appointing Ezra Gallet an ensign in the militia Samuel Huntington, Signer from Connecticut Samuel Huntington Signer from Connecticut May 19, 1795 $500 - $800
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42 Manuscript document signed by James Smith as attorney, relating the indebtedness of James Sharp and David McCreigh to a James Reid Smith, James, Signer from Pennsylvania James Smith Signer from Pennsylvania 1752 $500 - $800
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43 The History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War Stedman, Charles Stedman's history of American Revolution, 1794 1794 $7,000 - $10,000
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44 An enquiry, concerning the liberty, and licentiousness of the press, and the uncontroulable nature of the human mind : containing an investigation of the right which government have to controul the free expression of public opinion, addressed to the people of the U. States Thomson, John Defense of Freedom of the Press 1801 1801 $600 - $900
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45 Report made to the Chamber of Deputies on the abolition of slavery in the French colonies by Alexis de Tocqueville, July 23, 1839. Translated from the French Tocqueville, Alexis de Tocquevelle on ending slavery in French colonies 1840 $1,000 - $1,500
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46 The Constitution of the United States - in two issues of Gentleman's Magazine (United States Constitution 1787) Plan of U.S. Constitution 1787 Nov. & Dec. 1787 $1,200 - $1,800
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47 The Constitution of the United States of America; as Proposed by the Convention, held at Philadelphia, September 17, 1787, and since ratified by the Several States. [With the several amendments thereto.] [Published by order of the House of Representatives.] (United States Constitution 1787) U.S. Constitution 1799 1799 $500 - $800
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48 Journal, Acts and Proceedings, of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia, Monday, May 14, and Dissolved Monday, September 17, 1787, which formed the Constitution of the United States (United States Constitutional Convention 1787) Secret Journals of Constitutional Convention 1819 1819 $1,200 - $1,800
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49 A Collection of the Constitutions of the Thirteen United States of North-America: Containing the form of government, laws and regulations concerning their election of office-bearers, in courts and assemblies, in the provincial and Continental Congress, together with the treaty of general and united confederacy, &c. Published by order of Congress (United States Constitutions) Scottish edition of U.S. Constitutions 1783 1783 $400 - $600
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50 The Constitutions of the United State, According to the Latest Amendments: To Which are Prefixed, the Declaration of Independence and the Federal Constitution, with the Amendments (United States Constitutions) Constitutions of U.S. 1802 1802 $600 - $900
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51 The Constitutions of the United States, According to the Latest Amendments, to Which are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence and the Federal Constitution; with the Amendments Thereto, This Edition Contains the Constitution of Vermont, Not in Any Former One (United States Constitutions) Constitutions of U.S. 1791 1791 $600 - $900
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52 Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, in the year M,DCC,LXXXIX - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sessions (United States, Acts...) Rare folio edition of Acts of Congress 1789-90 1789-1790 $40,000 - $60,000
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53 Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the Fourth of March, in the year MDCCLXXXIX... Being the acts passed at the first session of the First Congress of the United States.... which Eleven States respectively ratified the Constitution of Government for the United States, proposed by the Federal Convention, held in Philadelphia, on the Seventeenth of September, One-Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Seven (United States, Acts...) Acts of 1st Congress 8vo edition 1789 1789 $6,000 - $9,000
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54 Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia, Convened at Richmond on Monday the second day of June, 1788, for the purpose of deliberating on the Constitution recommended by the grand Federal convention. To which is Prefixed the Federal Constitution (Virginia) Virginia debates the new U.S. Constitution 1805 $600 - $900
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56 Document signed by George Walton as Chief Justice of the state of Georgia, being a summons for a court proceeding having to do with debt Walton, George, Signer from Georgia George Walton Signer from Georgia c.1783-5 $1,000 - $1,500
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57 Document Signed by Oliver Wolcott as Governor (i.e. "Captain General and Commander in Chief") of the State of Connecticut, appointing Abel Gates a lieutenant in the militia Wolcott, Oliver, Signer from Connecticut Oliver Wolcott Signer from Connecticut Oct. 16, 1797 $1,500 - $2,000
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58 A Treatise Concerning Political Enquiry, and the Liberty of the Press Wortman, Tunis Important Treatise on Free Speech 1800 1800 $8,000 - $12,000
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59 Secret proceedings and debates of the convention assembled at Philadelphia, in the year 1787, for the purpose of forming the Constitution of the United States of America. From the notes taken by the late Robert Yates, and copied by John Lansing, Jr., including "The genuine information", laid before the Legislature of Maryland, by Luther Martin; also other historical documents relative to the Federal compact of the North American Union Yates, Robert, John Lansing, & Luther Martin Secret Proceedings of Constitutional Convention 1821 $500 - $800
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66 Handwritten Armenian manuscript from the late 17th century, of liturgical nature, in period tooled leather binding (Armenian Manuscript) Rare Armenian manuscript 17th century Late 17th century $3,000 - $5,000
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68 1825 letter by New York booksellers of baseball legendary fame H[enry] & E[lihu] Phinney & Co. [Booksellers] (Baseball history) 1825 letter, New York booksellers of baseball legendary fame ca. 1825 $400 - $600
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83 Miscellaneous Selections and Original Pieces in Prose and Verse : Consisting Principally of Pieces of Moral Instruction, Descriptions of Fine Scenery, Delineations of Distinguished Characters, &c. Chase, Elizabeth Elizabeth Chase Miscellaneous Selections 1821 1821 $3,000 - $5,000
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89 Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea Dana, Richard Henry First issue of Dana's Two Years Before the Mast 1840 $3,000 - $5,000
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90 The Story of My Life Darrow, Clarence Inscribed by Clarence Darrow to Chicago union leader 1932 $2,500 - $3,500
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91 The Story of My Life Darrow, Clarence 1932 $2,000 - $3,000
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137 Opere di Galileo Galilei nobile fiorentino Galileo Galilei (Galileo's Opera - Allesandro Volta's signed copy) Volta's copy of Galileo 1811 $1,500 - $2,500
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141 Two Guest Books from the Hollywood Art Shop in the 1920’s, with signatures of numerous actors, actresses, authors, artists, etc. (Hollywood) Autographs of 1920's movie stars & authors 1921-1931 $20,000 - $30,000
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142 Autograph Letter Signed by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., to Arthur Conrad LeDuc, thanking him for a gift Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. Letter from O.W. Holmes Jr., framed Xmas 1905 $600 - $900
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143 The Common Law Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. First edition of O.W. Holmes Jr's 1st book 1881 $3,000 - $5,000
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144 Dead, Yet Living. An Address Delivered at Keene, N.H. Memorial Day, May 30, 1884. Reprinted from the Boston Daily Advertiser, by the Author's permission Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. Speech by O.W. Holmes, Jr. 1884 1884 $600 - $900
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145 Speeches by Oliver Wendell Holmes Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. O.W. Holmes Jr. Speeches inscribed 1896 1896 $600 - $900
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147 Researches, Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America, with Descriptions & Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras! Humboldt, Alexander de Researches, Humboldt, 1814 1814 $300 - $500
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156 Rare early Masonic document signed by Abraham Lincoln's oldest and closest Jewish friend A[braham] Jonas (Lincoln - Judaica, Masonic) Abraham Lincoln's oldest Jewish friend - rare 1830 Masonic document signed 1830 $1,500 - $2,500
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166 Areopagitica: A Speech of Mr. John Milton, for the Liberty of Unlicens'd Printing, To the Parliament of England. With an introduction by James Russell Lowell Milton, John Milton defends freedom of the Press 1890 $500 - $800
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177 Archive of letters from Paul Strand to Edgar and/or Jean Bessantz, with a few from Hazel Strand, regarding the Strands' travels, exhibits, projects, and other matters, plus a few Christmas cards and related items Strand, Paul (Photography) Photographer Paul Strand letter archive c.1960-1977 $3,000 - $5,000
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197 The Diary of a Young Girl Frank, Anne (Roosevelt, Eleanor) Diary of Anne Frank inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt 1952 $1,000 - $1,500
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210 The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches Twain, Mark [pseud. of Samuel L. Clemens] Twain's Jumping Frog 1st edition 1867 $4,000 - $6,000
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211 Roughing It Twain, Mark [pseud. of Samuel L. Clemens] Mark Twain Roughing It First Edition, First Issue 1872 $800 - $1,200
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218 Catalogus Senatus Academici...Quique Aliquouis Gradu Exornati Fuerunt in Collegio Yalensii - 1796, 1808 and 1820 editions (Yale University - early alumni lists) Yale Alumni 1796, 1808 & 1820 [1796], 1808, 1820 $500 - $800
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