Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 1,170
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
SLAYERS OF JESSE JAMES FORD, ROBERT N.; AND CHARLES W. Autograph album including page Signed by both ("Robert N. Ford" and "Charles W Ford"), additionally dated and inscribed by Robert: "yours Truly / . . . Nov 16, 82," in pencil. The album, inscribed and signed by over 40 relatives, friends, or acquaintances of Annie [Hancock of Pennsylvania]. Many inscriptions include date and place, most on either recto or verso, Ford brothers leaf is blank on verso and not detached. Oblong 12mo, half cloth with celluloid covers, markedly worn, moderately bowed; shaken, many leaves detached, scattered chipping at edges, minor scattered soiling throughout. Vp, 1882

Additional Details

The Ford brothers appeared at the Harris' Mammoth Museum on Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA, on November 16, 1882 [likely a re-enactment of the Jesse James killing]. Other signers include the Governor of Iowa William M. Stone.