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Sale 2517 | Exhibition Hours: September 21, 12-5; September 23 to 25, 10-6; September 26, 10-12
(ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.) Roosevelt, Edith Kermit. Pair of letters regarding the family's preferred portrait of the late president.
Estimate $400 - $600
(SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING.) Catlin, George. Partial manuscript patent application for a 'Submarine Battery' with illustrations.
Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
(SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING.) Patent exploitation license for United States Patent #1.
Estimate $2,500 - $3,500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, including extensive slave labor correspondence.
Estimate $80,000 - $120,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Shugart family papers including documentation on the Underground Railroad.
Estimate $30,000 - $40,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Potts, Richard. Manumission for an enslaved man in southern New Jersey.
Estimate $700 - $1,000
(SPORTS--BASEBALL.) Unused ticket for the last game at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field.
Estimate $800 - $1,200
(SPORTS--FOOTBALL.) Scrapbook on early Stanford football, including letters from Walter Camp.
Estimate $8,000 - $12,000
(TENNESSEE.) New Year's Address of the Carrier of the Tennessee Democrat, to his Patrons.
Estimate $500 - $750
(TEXAS.) Pollard, H. Letter describing life at an Irish Catholic settlement before Texan independence.
Estimate $1,200 - $1,800
(TEXAS.) Filisola, Vicente. Representacion dirigida al Supremo Gobierno . . . en defensa de su honor y aclaracion de sus operaciones
(TEXAS.) Group of 4 letters from Galveston during and after Texan independence.
Estimate $600 - $900
(TEXAS.) Five early French publications on Texas.
(TEXAS.) Brooks, Sylvester. Three letters from a convalescent settler on Galveston Bay.
(TEXAS.) Letter describing the construction of an Indian trading post on the western frontier.
(TEXAS.) Coke, Richard. Mensaje del Gobernador de Texas a la legislatura decimocuarta, segunda sesion.
(TEXAS.) Grierson, Robert K. Letter offering a graphic description of a fatal train station gunfight.
Estimate $3,000 - $4,000
(TRAVEL.) [Cramer, Zadok.] The Navigator; Containing Directions for Navigating the Monongahela, Alleghany, Ohio, and Mississippi Rivers
(TRAVEL.) Featherstonhaugh, George W. Excursion through the Slave States.
(TRAVEL.) Miller, Andrew. New States and Territories,
(TRAVEL.) Melish, John. Travels in the United States of America.
(TRAVEL.) Group of 3 travel letters describing New York, Joice Heth, and a visit to President Van Buren.
(TRAVEL.) Papers of Jean Elliott Dobbs, an English immigrant and intrepid traveler.
(TRAVEL.) Group of French books on travel and diplomacy in the United States.
Estimate $300 - $400
(UTAH.) Papers relating to the famous western book and manuscript collection of Herbert S. Auerbach.
(UTAH.) City Charter and Ordinances . . . of Great Salt Lake City.
(UTAH.) Correspondence and shipping records of Hussey, Dahler & Co.
(UTAH.) File of letters to Salt Lake City Tribune editor Frederic Lockley.
(UTAH.) Young, Brigham. First Annual Message of the Governor to the Legislative Assembly of Utah Territory.
(UTAH.) Group of miscellaneous documents relating to Utah and its Mormon settlers.
(VIRGINIA.) Stith, William. The History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia.
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500
(VIRGINIA.) Photograph album documenting the history of a Virginia plantation and its servants.
(WAR OF 1812.) Perry's Victory.
(WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Papers of the president's sister Betty Washington Lewis and her family.
(WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Papers of President Washington's nephew William Augustine Washington and descendants.
(WEST.) Terry, Smith B. Letter describing frontier army duty in Choctaw country.
(WEST.) Parkman, Francis. The California and Oregon Trail.
(WEST.) Dramatic family letters and photographs of Army surgeon Jenkins A. FitzGerald, on the front lines of the Indian wars.
Estimate $4,000 - $6,000
(WEST.) Papers of Judge William A. Carter, the leading merchant of Fort Bridger, Wyoming.
(WEST.) Stuart, Alpheus. Two letters from a Dakota Territory cavalryman who died the following year at Little Bighorn.
(WEST.) Duggan, Andrew P. Letter describing a harrowing near-disastrous ambush by Indians at Buffalo Station.
(WEST.) Wetmore, Helen Cody. Last of the Great Scouts: The Life Story of Col. William F. Cody.
(WEST.) Watson, Douglas S.; editor. The Santa Fé Trail to California, 1849-1852: The Journal and Drawings of H.M.T. Powell.
(WEST VIRGINIA.) Blennerhassett, Harman. Blennerhasset's March and Quickstep.
Estimate $250 - $350
(WEST VIRGINIA.) Luke, John W. Tom Telegraph: This Fine Horse Will Stand the Ensuing Season.
(WHALING.) Record books of Long Island whaling merchant Luther D. Cook.
(WHALING.) Shipping paper for the brig Agenora, listing its crew and their shares.
(WOMEN'S HISTORY.) Typescript of Gloria Steinem's important 'Living the Revolution' speech, with related family letters and documents
Estimate $5,000 - $7,500
(BARBADOS.) Ligon, Richard. A True & Exact History of the Island of Barbados.