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5 Letters by a Tennessee Slave Trader to his Virginia partner Meek, Joseph (African American - Slave Trading) 1835 Four Letters by a Tennessee Slave Trader 1835 $1,500 - $2,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $3,000
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6 North Carolina slave permitted to carry a gun - 1 day before the Nat Turner slave revolt began in Virginia - Document Signed Gay, William and Samuel Reeve (African American - Slavery) 1831 No.Carolina slave permitted to carry a gun, Document Signed 1831 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $450
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7 Legal battle over a Virginia slave mother and her children - Document Signed John M. Perkins. (African American - Slavery) 1843 Legal battle over a Virginia slave and her children Oct. 17, 1843 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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8 Behind the Scenes. Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House Keckley, Elizabeth (African American - Slavery) Elizabeth Keckley Behind the Scenes 1868 1868 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $540
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10 Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River, In Louisiana Northup, Solomon (African American - Slavery) Twelve Years a Slave, with excellent associations 1854 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,140
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11 Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery as Exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery in the United States: with the Duties of Masters to Slaves Smith, William A. (African American - Slavery) A Southern defense of slavery on eve of war 1856 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $132
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13 A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery in the United States: with reflections on the practicability of restoring the moral rights of the slave, without impairing the legal privileges of the possessor; and a project of a colonial asylum for free persons of color Torrey, Jesse (African American - Slavery) A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, 1st Ed. 1817 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $330
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14 Virginia slave auction proceeds Trabue, Macon (African American - Slavery) Antebellum Virginia slave auction proceeds, Document Signed Nov. 17, 1855 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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15 Manumission [Emancipation] of slave Peter Harris, Document Signed. Turpin, Philip O. (African American - Slavery) 1850 Slave emancipation document, Kentucky Feb. 11, 1850 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $270
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16 Negroes and Negro "Slavery": The First an Inferior Race: The Latter Its Normal Condition Van Evrie, J.H. (African American - Slavery) Negroes and Negro Slavery 1861 1861 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $228
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17 Fugitive slave as New York soldier in the War of 1812 - Autograph Letter Signed Parker, Daniel, Chief Clerk, US War Department (African American - War of 1812) Fugitive slave as New York soldier in the War of 1812 July 19, 1813 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $240
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18 Hampton and Its Students, By Two of Its Teachers. With Fifty Cabin and Plantation Songs, arranged by Thomas P. Fenner. Armstrong, Mrs. M.F. & Helen Ludlow. (African American) Hampton and Its Students, 1st Ed. 1874 $200 - $300
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19 "The Negro A Beast," or "In the Image of God." Carroll, Charles (African American) "The Negro A Beast," or "In the Image of God", 1st Ed. 1900 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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20 An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans Child, Mrs.[Lydia Maria] (African American) Child, An Appeal in Favor of...Americans Called Africans, 1836 1836 $500 - $800
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21 My Bondage and My Freedom Douglass, Frederick (African American) My Bondage and My Freedom, Frederick Douglass, 1855 1855 $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,080
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22 The Philadelphia Negro: Social Study. DuBois, W.E. Burghardt. (African American) First case study of a black community in the US, 1899. 1899 $600 - $900
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,140
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23 Free Colored Seamen - Majority and Minority Reports, January 20, 1843 (African American) Free Colored Seamen - Majority and Minority Reports 1843 $200 - $300
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24 The Loyalty and Devotion of Colored Americans in the Revolution and War of 1812 (African American) In support of enlisting Black soldiers for the Union Army, 1861 1861 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $450
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25 Nine pieces of sheet music relating to African Americans (African American) African American-related sheet music 1844-1918 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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26 Recaptured Africans (African American) Recaptured Africans 1828 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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27 White Supremacy and Negro Subordination or, Negroes A Subordinate Race, and (so-called) Slavery Its Normal Condition Van Evrie, John H. (African American) Pseudo-scientific support of slavery, 1868 1868 $200 - $300
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117 Sonoma & Marin Rail-Road Map, May 1875 Scale 400 ft. to the inch (California - Sonoma County) MS. map of Sonoma-Marin Railroad line, 1875 1875 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,680
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124 Boston Letter about a disappeared Forty-Niner Fullerton & Raymond (California Gold Rush) 1849 Boston letter about a disappeared Forty-Niner March 6, 1849 $200 - $300
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145 Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900 Chalmers, Claudine Splendide Californie! Signed by the author 2001 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $330
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148 Manuscript Civil War era map, likely of Confederate origin, depicting portions of West Tennessee, Northern Alabama, and Mississippi (Civil War - manuscript map) Civil war ms. map of Shiloh region c.1862 $1,500 - $2,500
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151 Letter from Y.D. Patterson to his sister Lydia, presenting a "brief history" of the 15th Illinois Regiment from May 1861 to November 1862, his period of enlistment Patterson, Y.D. (Civil War) Civil War letter of Illinois soldier 1862 Nov. 14, 1862 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $192
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152 Signature of Civil War General Ambrose Burnside, as Governor of Rhode Island (Civil War) Signature of Ambrose Burnside c.1866-1869 $200 - $300
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153 Manuscript letter archive of Lt. Col. Joseph Steadman, 6th and 42nd Regiments Massachusetts Volunteers Steadman, Joseph (Civil War) 9 letter Civil War archive [1861-64] $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $900
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159 Two Colonial-era documents detailing land near present-day Hackensack, New Jersey (Colonial New Jersey – land documents) 1765 Colonial documents about land in Hackensack, New Jersey 1765 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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163 Manuscript cookbook in Spanish, with numerous recipes (Cookery - Manuscript Mexican Cookbook) Manuscript Mexican Cookbook c.1920 c.1920? $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $300
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190 Letter Signed as Commissioner of the US Patent Office, about patent of the first electric motor in America Ellsworth, Henry L. (Electric Motor, 1838 - 1st US Patent) 1st patented electric motor in America 1838 June 16, 1838 $300 - $500
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205 Autograph letter signed to "My Dear Johnson Price" Frémont, John C. letter, signed by John C. Fremont 1883 August 16, 1883 $800 - $1,200
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208 Autograph letter signed by J.C. Frémont as governor of Arizona Territory to Major Stephens concerning mining projects in Arizona Frémont, John Charles John C. Fremont autograph letter 1879 1879 $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $720
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217 Living My Life Goldman, Emma Signed by Emma Goldman from Henry Miller's library 1931 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,440
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221 The Western Motion Picture Grey, Zane Zane Grey The Western Motion-Picture 1/25 1984 $300 - $500
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234 Letter from three Mexican men to three sisters in Ukiah, California, in response to an article about the latter's prowess at hunting (Hunting) Ukiah sisters are expert hunters 1896 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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255 Personal accounting ledger, 1843-1844, of merchant captain and California pioneer William A. Leidesdorff Leidesdorff, William Alexander Accounting ledger of W.A. Leidesdorff 1843-44 1843-1844 $30,000 - $50,000
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260 Samuel F.B.Morse’s 11 year-old niece sees “Signor Blitz” - Letter Rebecca Morse (Magician - Morse family) Samuel Morse's young niece describes Signor Blitz's 1855 magic act Nov. 9, 1855 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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261 Colton Company proposal for an Iowa County map (Map-making – Colton, 1857 letter) 1857 Colton Co. map-making letter and decorative envelope Jan. 12, 1857 $600 - $900
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $360
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270 Document relating to payment of extortion money to insurgents fighting for Mexican independence in 1817 (Mexico) Money paid to Mexican insurgents 1817 1817 $300 - $500
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271 Document relating to the case of two brothers, one of whom stole the wealth of the other - signed by the Viceroy of New Spain (Mexico) Sibling theft case signed by Viceroy of New Spain 1790 1790 $800 - $1,200
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272 Letter from Agustin Medrano, a father of the parish of Itztacalco, to the Archbishop of Mexico, bemoaning the fact that the graveyards are full (Mexico) Mexico graveyards are full, 1797 1797 $400 - $600
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273 Letter regarding a descendant of Emperor Moctezuma II (Montezuma) of Mexico (Mexico) Moctezuma's descendants in Spain, 1679 document January 24, 1679 $500 - $800
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274 Manuscript list of announcements that were gave by Nicolas de la Cruz, “indio ladino pregonero” (an Indian who gave public announcements in the streets). (Mexico) Public announcements in Puebla town square, 1711 1711 $500 - $800
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275 Manuscript testament ("testamento y bienes") of Jose Sanchez Isquierdo, who died in 1790 (Mexico) Colonial Mexican testament, 1791 1790-1791 $300 - $500
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276 "Muerte de Indio Borracho" (Death of a drunk Indian) - court document (Mexico) Grandfather dies of drink in 1791 Mexico 1791 $400 - $600
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278 Document from the Viceroy of New Spain, regarding the occupation by bandits of cattle lands belonging to a helpless widow Toledo y Salazar, Antonio de, Viceroy of New Spain (Mexico) Bandits invade Mexican widow's cattle lands, 1670 1670 $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $480
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299 Original manuscript for the New York Aquarium with front cover Art Deco illustration by German emigre artist Christoph Christoph, Hajo (New York Aquarium – original illustrated ms.) Original 1930 illustrated manuscript Guide for New York Aquarium 1930 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $300
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307 The Construction of the Panama Canal by the United States Haberkorn, Christian Henry Jr. (Panama Canal) Manuscript Economics thesis for Harvard grad, 1910 1910 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $192
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316 Payment note signed by Admiral David Dixon Porter Porter, David Dixon Payment note signed by Admiral David Dixon Porter 1821 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $132
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318 Letter from N.H. Swayne Swayne, N.H. (Presidents - Abraham Lincoln) Letter from N.H. Swayne, 1st Republican Supreme Court Justice 1845 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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321 Letter by U.S. Grant as 1st Lt., 4th Inf. to brevet Brigadier General George Talcott, Chief of Ordinance Grant, Ulysses S. (Presidents) Signed letter by U.S. Grant, 1849 1849 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,320
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323 WITHDRAWN - The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson - signed by Herbert Hoover Hoover, Herbert Clark (Presidents) WITHDRAWN - Herbert Hoover Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson Signed 1/500 [1958] $500 - $800
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324 International law: Lectures delivered at Naval War College - from the library of President Grover Cleveland - Snow, Freeman (Presidents) From the library of President Grover Cleveland, international law book 1895 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $192
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336 Signed loan document, Pennslvania 1785 (Revolutionary War) Signed loan document, Pennsylvania 1785 1785 $400 - $600
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350 Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive, and Rising. Simmons, William J. Men of Mark, biographies of prominent African American men 1887 $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $540
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370 Archive of work by Cinematographer Robert L. Surtees Surtees, Robert L. Archive of Cinematographer Robert L. Surtees 1926-1966 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,320
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377 “Father of Submarine Telegraphy” on American invention of Printing Telegraph - letter Brett, J.[acob] C. (Telegraph Printer invention, 1846) 1846 letter on invention of first Telegraph Printer Sept. 14, 1846 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $240
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414 U.S.S. Duluth (CL-87): Ship's Diary Wilson, Willard J. (World War II) Original handwritten diary kept aboard the U.S.S. Duluth (CL-87) $300 - $500
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419 The Poetical Works [bound with] Essays, Philanthropic and Moral...principally relating to the Abolition of Slavery in America Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret (Abolition) Elizabeth Margaret Chandler abolitionist poet 1836 1836 $10 - $100
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $72
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420 $100 Bond Certificate (African-American, 1923) 1923 Bond Certificate, Chicago Black Masonic Temple 1923 $10 - $100
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $36
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