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5 Manuscript document signed by Peter H. Burnett as Governor of California, appointing William McPherson Hill as a notary public in an unnamed California county Burnett, Peter Hardeman Document signed by 1st California Governor September 3, 1850 $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,500
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6 Letter from gold seeker Oliver Breedlove to "Friend Jose," replete with fascinating and interesting details of California in the early days of the gold rush Breedlove, Oliver H. (California - Gold Rush Letter) Superb California Gold Rush letter June 22, [1850?] $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,125
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7 Archive of material pertaining to early Los Angeles development, primarily relating to Richard Garvey, one-time Pony Express rider and Southern California land speculator and developer; Ozro W. Childs, horticulturist, merchant, land speculator, and a founder of the University of Southern California; and others. Garvey, Richard; Ozro W. Childs, et al. (California - Los Angeles) Land speculation archive from old Los Angeles 1860's to early 20th century $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $16,250
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8 Recopilacion de leyes, decretos, bandos, reglamentos, circulares y providencias de los supremos poderes y otras autoridades de la Repub́lica Mexicana... (California - Los Angeles) Law making Los Angeles capital of California 1835 1836 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,250
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9 Three large manuscript ledger books recording court cases in Placer County, California, from 1855 to 1864 (California - Placer County) Placer County court ledgers during Gold Rush 1855-1864 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,250
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10 Archive of documents relating to the Redington Quicksilver Mining Company in northeastern Napa County, California (California - Quicksilver) Archive on Napa Cal. Quicksilver Mine, 1870s c.1870-1880 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,125
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11 Spanish document from the lost colony of Branciforte, in what is now Santa Cruz, California Estudillo, José Maria (California - Villa de Branciforte) From lost California town of Branciforte, 1810 1809-1810 $8,000 - $12,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,400
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12 Manuscript receipt for sale by Nathan Spear to William Heath Davis of "one half of my flock of Goats now upon the island of Yerba Buena," revealing why the island in San Francisco Bay was then and is still called "Goat Island" Leavenworth, Thaddeus M. & Nathan Spear (California - Yerba Buena Island) Goat Island goats sold to William Heath Davis 1848 Oct. 9, 1848 $6,000 - $9,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,600
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13 Manuscript letter signed by José Figueroa as Governor of California, to the Secretary of Justice in Mexico City, revealing details of an attempted coup against Figueroa, and requesting the President order the arrest and expulsion of the conspirators Figueroa, José (California) Coup against Cal. Gov. Figueroa revealed, 1834 ltr. June 20, 1834 $40,000 - $60,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $31,250
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15 Handwritten memoir by Wesley Hobbs written in diary format shortly after the Civil War, covering in detail his wartime service with the Union Army, and briefly events before and after the conflict Hobbs, Wesley Calvin (Civil War) Manuscript memoir of Civil War service 1866-1868 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $4,062.50
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18 Crossing the Plains in 1852: Narrative of a Trip from Iowa to "The Land of Gold," as Told in Letters Written During the Journey Cooke, Lucy Rutledge Rare account of crossing the plains in 1853 1923 $8,000 - $12,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $53,125
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19 Manuscript Expediente of the formation of a Chinese Society in Cuba (Cuba) Founding a Chinese Society in Cuba, 1884 1884 $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,750
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23 California: A History of Upper and Lower California from their First Discovery to the Present Time, Comprising an Account of the Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, Agriculture, Commerce, &c... Forbes, Alexander Forbes' California, Zamorano 80 1839 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,875
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32 "Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye": Memories of John Fitzgerald Kennedy O'Donnell, Kenneth P., and David F. Powers with Joe McCarthy (Kennedy, John F.) Inscribed by Jackie Onassis to brother-in-law [1972] $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $312.50
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34 The Burden and the Glory: The Hopes and Purposes of President Kennedy's Second and Third Years in Office as Revealed in His Public Statements and Addresses Kennedy, John F. Presented by Jackie Kennedy to in-law [1964] $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,250
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35 Profiles in Courage Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage inscribed & signed [1956] $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $4,375
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36 To Turn the Tide: A Selection from President Kennedy's Public Statements from His Election Through the 1961 Adjournment of Congress, Setting Forth the Goals of His First Legislative Year Kennedy, John F. To Turn the Tide inscribed by John F. Kennedy [1962] $2,500 - $3,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,437.50
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40 Official discharge letter signed by George Anson, and Samuel Barrington for sailor in sick quarters aboard the H.M.S. Salisbury at the time of James Lind's historic experiment on scurvy (Lind, James - Scurvy Experiment) Scurvy aboard the HMS Salisbury, James Lind 1747 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,250
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46 Mexican War letter signed by General Zachary Taylor to Adjutant General of the Army in Washington D.C. Taylor, Zachary (Mexican-American War) Mexican-American War letter from General Taylor April 11, 1847 $2,500 - $3,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,625
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47 Manuscript document containing complaints about unjust actions and dereliction of duty by Joachin Joseph de Rivera, the Chief Justice of Sonora, and other government and military officials Anza, Juan Bautista de, et al. (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Troubles on Arizona frontier, 1720 document February 22 & May 19, 1720 $10,000 - $15,000
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48 Four manuscript letters from Juan Gutierrez de la Cueva, a Spanish officer active in the frontier regions of Arizona, California and Texas, to Joaquín de Amezqueta, Commander of the Presidio de San Carlos, Sonora Gutierrez de la Cueva, Juan (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Fighting Apaches on Mexico's frontier, 1786 letters 1786 $6,000 - $9,000
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49 Letter from the Bishop of Guadalajara to Charles III of Spain on the expulsion of the Jesuits, the 1767 Revolt and the evangelization of northwest Mexico and California Rodríguez de Rivas y Velasco, Diego (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Letter on Jesuit expulsion from California 1768 c.1768 $4,000 - $6,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,250
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50 Three original manuscript letters and one accompanying manuscript document on the defense of the northernmost Spanish territories of New Spain against the United States and the indigenous Apache and Comanche people Salcedo, Nemesio (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Defending Mexico's northern frontier 1809-10 1809-1810 $10,000 - $15,000
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59 Panorama of San Francisco, from California Street Hill Muybridge, Eadweard Muybridge's Panorama of San Francisco 1877 1877 $50,000 - $80,000
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63 Autograph letter from Lorenzo Sitgreaves, U.S. Army Engineer and future Colorado River explorer, to his cousin John Scott regarding a pessimistic outlook on promotion in the military Sitgreaves, Lorenzo Autograph letter signed by Lorenzo Sitgreaves May 18, 1833 $2,000 - $3,000
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68 View of the Conflagration of Marysville, On the Night of August 30th, 1851. Three Entire Squares Consumed - Loss Estimated $500,000 (California - Marysville Pictorial Letter Sheet) Pictorial Letter Sheet Marysville Fire 1851 [before April 24, 1852] $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $937.50
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69 Wall's Second Addition to the City of Richmond (panel title) (California - Richmond) Richmond promo with bird's-eye view 1915 1915 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,375
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70 Destruction of San Francisco by Earthquake & Fire Kurz & Allison (California - San Francisco Earthquake) Kurz & Allison litho of San Francisco Earthquake 1906 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,812.50
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71 Ansicht von San Francisco (California - San Francisco) Rare bird's-eye view of San Francisco 1875 [1875?] $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,125
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72 Chinatown San Francisco Chun, Ethel (California - San Francisco) Pictorial map of Chinatown in San Francisco 1939 1939 $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,000
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74 Large photograph of a panoramic painting or print of San Francisco at night (California - San Francisco) Moulin photo of large S.F. panoramic view c.1920-30 $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,125
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75 Map of San Francisco, California. Showing limits of the burned area destroyed by the fire of April 18th-21st, 1906, following the earthquake of April 18th, 1906 (California - San Francisco) Rare post-earthquake map of San Francisco May, 1906 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,875
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76 May Turnfest San Francisco Cala. May 7th-8th 1854 Steinneger, Henry (California - San Francisco) Rare litho of May Turnfest in S.F. 1854 1854 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,125
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77 Oak Park: The Superb Suburb. Owned and Developed by Koff Realty Co... Carlisle, A., & Co. (California - San Mateo County) Rare brochure for real estate on S.F. Peninsula 1926 $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $937.50
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78 San Mateo House, A.G. Oakes Gifford, Charles B., artist (California) C.B. Gifford litho of San Mateo House c.1865-70 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $812.50
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