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1 Letter detailing the value of slaves who were to be sold Calder, George (Africa-American) Planning a large slave sale in antebellum South Carolina July 27, 1859 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $300
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2 Letter with news about captured fugitive slave committing suicide in his jail cell Bethune, Amanda (African-American) Letter mentioning a runaway slave who hung himself in jail November 6-13, 1851 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $390
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3 Letter, possibly written by an emancipated, slave in antebellum South Carolina Bill, Henry (African-American) Letter possibly written by a freed slave in South Carolina May 10, 1849 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $240
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5 Letter from a South Carolina slave-owner Brooks, Samuel (African-American) Connecticut native writes about slaves Feb. 6, 1847 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $450
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6 Autograph Letter Signed from a Black missionary to Liberia, freed from slavery as a child in Tennessee Erskine, H. W. (African-American) Antebellum Letter from an ex-slave American missionary [1850] $600 - $900
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $360
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7 Autograph Letter Signed by John Quincy Adams' in-law inquiring about her ex-slave Masters, Mrs. Ann (African-American) John Adams in-law inquires about jailed ex-slave Feb. 23, 1832 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $510
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8 Letter about Union Army sent to suppress KKK violence Nesbitt, James (African-American) Letter about Ku Klux Klan violence in South Carolina April 27, 1872 $300 - $500
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9 Letter by Female Anti-slavery Poet about her Black housekeeper Sigourney, Lydia M. (African-American) Black housekeeper honored by early American woman poet June 18, 1849 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $510
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12 Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Aldrin, Buzz Photos of the Apollo 11 mission signed by Buzz Aldrin 2009 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $450
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15 Letter from a Boston SPCA official about forming local Societies in California Hill, Henry B. (Animal Protection) Letter from Boston SPCA about protecting animals in California Nov. 13, 1896 $300 - $500
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16 Unpublished letter by the housekeeper of Ralph Waldo Emerson, describing the Emerson boarding house Goodwin, Mrs. E.C. (Emeline Conor Philleo) (Anti-Slavery) Anti-slavery letter by Prudence Crandall’s step-daughter and poet Emerson’s housekeeper Oct. 26, 1848 $800 - $1,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,020
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19 Archive of 14 letters, most written to President William McKinley, relating to the appointment of Edwin S. Gill as Secretary of the Territory of Arizona (Arizona) Arizona writes McKinley about their Secretary 1897 1897 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $240
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23 My Auto Travels [manuscript cover title) (Automobile Travel Diary) Young woman's travel diary on west coast 1916-1927 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $660
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25 The Red Cross. A History of This Remarkable International Movement in the Interest of Humanity. Barton, Clara With signed letter from Clara Barton 1898 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $900
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38 Sheet of three unused stock certificates in the Bodie Bluff Consolidation Mining Co., each signed in ink by Leland Stanford as President of the company (California - Bodie) Bodie mine stock signed by Leland Stanford 186- $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,200
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40 Letter from Lassen County D.A. office relaying account of murder in Big Valley (California - Lassen County) Murder in Lassen County, a "cold blooded" affair April 20, 1880 $300 - $500
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42 Two ledger books from Wells, Fargo's Mendocino office listing shipments and goods and packages on hand Wells, Fargo & Co. (California - Mendocino) Wells, Fargo ledgers from Mendocino, 1890s 1890-1897 $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $480
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64 Autograph Document certifying a birth in mid-ocean en route from Europe to California [Kolling?], J.C.C. (California Gold Rush) Certificate for birth aboard ship sailing to Gold Rush Jan. 19, 1853 $300 - $500
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65 Letter about Jewish merchant in Mississippi who had left for the California Gold Rush Selling, Philip (California Gold Rush) Letter about a Jewish 49er to the California Gold Rush June 1, 1849 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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79 Letter from a Maine teacher about a student who fled to Canada to escape the draft Bullard, Silas (Civil War) Letter about a Civil War draft dodger in Maine Oct. 7, 1864 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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82 Letter praising the oratory of Alabama Secessionist during the 1860 presidential election campaign Ward, John James (Civil War) Confederate officer praises Secession on eve of Civil War Ca. 1858 and 1860 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $900
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89 Check signed J. Fenimore Cooper Cooper, James Fenimore Signed by J. Fenimore Cooper 1845 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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93 Outlaws on Horseback. The History of the Organized Bands of Bank and Train Robbers Who Terrorized the Prairie Towns of Missouri, Kansas, Indian Territory, and Oklahoma for Half a Century Drago, Harry Sinclair Signed by the author, 1/150 1964 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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108 Capital and Population: A Study of the Economic Effects of Their Relations to Each Other. Hawley, Frederick B. (Finance) Singed by Frederick B. Hawley 1882 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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136 Stationery autographed by Al Jolson Jolson, Al Inscribed by singer and comedian Al Jolson n.d. $300 - $500
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161 Memorie and Rime Miller, Joaquin Signed by Miller, w/ letter from Ella W. Wilcox 1884 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $300
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189 Letter from the inspiration of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Ballad of Ulalume" Bronson, C.P. (Poe, Edgar Allan) Letter from the inspiration of a poem by Edgar Allan Poe Dec. 14, 1831 $400 - $600
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201 A Shining City. The Legacy of Ronald Reagan. (Presidents, 1981) Signed by Nancy Reagan 1998 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $204
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207 The Overland Stage to California: Personal Reminiscences and Authentic History of the Great Overland Stage Line and Pony Express from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean Root, Frank A. and William Elsey Connelley Inscribed by the author Frank A. Root 1901 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $570
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212 Letter opposing South Carolina's Nullification battle with Washington Hemphill, David, James, Eliza and Bell (South Carolina) Letter opposing South Carolina Nullification movement Feb. 24, 1834 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $240
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215 Letter to New York judge Reuben Walworth nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court Graham, James Lorimer (Supreme Court) Letter about a contentious Supreme Court nomination Jan. 28, 1845 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $330
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216 Former Confederate secret agent plots Supreme Court overthrow of Reconstruction Washington, Littleton Quinton (Supreme Court) Letter on Supreme Court challenge to Reconstruction January 11, 1868 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,140
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219 Two letters and a receipt relating to the XIT Ranch on the Texas Panhandle (Texas - XIT Ranch) Letters about the XIT Ranch of Texas 1888 Various dates $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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222 Deed for sale of land in Nacadoches County, Republic of Texas (Texas) Selling land in Republic of Texas 1839 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $270
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225 Survey of 320 acres of land in Nacadoches County, Texas Terrell, R.H. (Texas) Land survey in Republic of Texas 1844 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $150
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228 Diary of Democracy Toulmin, Harry Aubrey Signed by Harley M. Kilgore 1947 $300 - $500
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239 Fighting the Flying Circus Rickenbacker, Edward V. (World War I) Inscribed by fighter ace 'Eddie' Rickenbacker 1919 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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243 Letter offering Indian artifacts to a Congressional Medal of Honor winner Moorehead, Warren (Wounded Knee) Letter from Dean of American Archaeology and Wounded Knee observer August 18, 1897 $300 - $500
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302 Letter from Major General Berthier to Brigadier General Barthelemy, then in transit to Vilna Berthier, Louis-Alexandre (Napoleonic Wars) Letter from Napoleon's Chief of Staff 2 August 1812 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $180
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314 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich Shirer, William L. Signed by William L. Shirer [1990] $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $720
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319 Alexander's Campaign on the Indian North-West Frontier Stein, Aurel Signed with inscription by Aurel Stein c. 1927-29 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,080
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