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cover of SEPIATONE STUDIO PHOTOGRAPH OF A YOUNG BOY, TAKEN BY ANDERSON OF NECEDAH, WISCONSIN, CIRCA 1890s

SEPIATONE STUDIO PHOTOGRAPH OF A YOUNG BOY, TAKEN BY ANDERSON OF NECEDAH, WISCONSIN, CIRCA 1890s

by Wisconsin, Necedah

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Published
1890
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Very Good
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1890. Original photograph. Very Good. The boy is dressed in a frilly white shirt, large bow tie, short pants, long stockings, and leather high-button shoes, his right hand resting on a stool. Oval photograph (3.5" x 2.5") is mounted on heavy card stock (6.75" x 4.75"), printed "Anderson, Necedah, Wis." Written in ink on the verso… Read more
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cover of "THE LITTLE HERALD,"  Sunday,  February 11, 1912

"THE LITTLE HERALD," Sunday, February 11, 1912

by New York Herald

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Published
1912
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Owl Club of the New York Herald, 1912. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, large folio; illustrated from photogaphs and cartoons. The front page mentions a "Martinique Disaster," alluding to an inside story on the Herald Owls 11th Annual Dinner at the Hotel Martinique in New York. Humorous comments and short articles are found… Read more
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cover of "I WASN'T BORN TO LABOR":  FULL-COLOR POSTCARD OF AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOY IN HIGH BOOTS AND CRUSHED FELT HAT, LEANING AGAINST A PILE OF COTTON BALES

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Detroit: Detroit Publishing Co, 1905. Original document. Very Good. Unused, without address or message.
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cover of 1740 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY THE ACCLAIMED PEWTERER, THOMAS DANFORTH,  NORWICH, CONNECTICUT.  Dated 19 AUGUST 1740

1740 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY THE ACCLAIMED PEWTERER, THOMAS DANFORTH, NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. Dated 19 AUGUST 1740

by Connecticut, Norwich / Danforth, Thomas (1703-1786)

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1740
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1740. Original manuscript. Very Good. One full page, quarto, 45 lines written in sepia ink on laid paper. In part: "To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting. Know ye that I Thomas Danforth of Norwich in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for & in consideration… Read more
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cover of 1743 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY JOSEPH CAREW TO JOHN COLVER,  NORWICH, CONNECTICUT

1743 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY JOSEPH CAREW TO JOHN COLVER, NORWICH, CONNECTICUT

by Connecticut, Norwich / Carew, Joseph

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Published
1743
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1743. Original manuscript. Very Good. One page, folio, 42 lines written in sepia ink on laid paper. In part: "...I Joseph Carew of Norwich in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for and in Consideration of the Sum of four Hundred pounds in True Bills of Credit...Convey and Confirm unto… Read more
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cover of 1765 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY CAPTAIN JONATHAN PECK TO JOHN WILLES,  NORWICH, CONNECTICUT

1765 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY CAPTAIN JONATHAN PECK TO JOHN WILLES, NORWICH, CONNECTICUT

by Connecticut, Norwich / Peck, Capt. Jonathan

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Published
1765
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Very Good
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1765. Original manuscript. Very Good. One page, folio, 43 lines written in sepia ink on laid paper. In part: "...Know ye that I Jonathan Peck of Norwich in ye County of New London & Colony of Connecticut in New England for & in consideration of ye Sum of Eight pounds lawful money Received to my full… Read more
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cover of 1750 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY THOMAS PARTRIDGE,  PRESTON, CONNECTICUT

1750 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY THOMAS PARTRIDGE, PRESTON, CONNECTICUT

by Connecticut, Preston / Partridge, Thomas

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1750
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1750. Original manuscript. Very Good. One full page, folio, 31 lines written in sepia ink on laid paper; some weakness at folds with no text loss. In part: "...I Thomas Partridge of Preston in ye County of New London and Colony of Connittient[sic] in new england Do for and in consideration of one Hundred pounds of… Read more
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cover of BALTIMORE ILLUSTRATED

BALTIMORE ILLUSTRATED

by Maryland, Baltimore

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Published
1910
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Brooklyn: A. Wittemann, Albertype Co, 1910. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 24 photomechanical plates mounted to leaves of heavy brown stock, including: Mount Vernon Place, Courthouse, City Hall, Cathedral, Union Depot, Maryland Institute, Eutaw Place, Center Market, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Lexington Street, Confederate Monument, Center Market, Druid Hill, Fort McHenry, &c. Bound in tan wrappers, red… Read more
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cover of CHICAGO ALBUM:  Charles Frey's Original Souvenir Albums...

CHICAGO ALBUM: Charles Frey's Original Souvenir Albums...

by Illinois, Chicago

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition
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Portland, Maine: Chisholm Brothers, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 28 panels of views, including a double one at front. Accordion-fold (leporello) format. Views include: a panoramic birdseye view of Chicago and the lakefront; Post Office & Custom House; City Hall & County Court Buildings; Exchange Hall, New Board of Trade; … Read more
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cover of HUDSON RIVER "BY DAYLIGHT" PHOTO TOUR

HUDSON RIVER "BY DAYLIGHT" PHOTO TOUR

by New York

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Published
1923
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: American Arts, 1923. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Comprises 10 sepiatone views from photographs, a four-page descriptive leaflet, and a color-pictorial portfolio. Views measure about 5" x 7" and include the Steamer Washington Irving, Bear Mountain, West Point, Sunnyside, Lighthouse Point, etc. Light wear to the corners of the portfolio, not affecting the contents.… Read more
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cover of 1873 HANDWRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ABRAHAM SNYDER OF MOUNT JOY TOWNSHIP AND BENJAMIN GERMAN OF RAPHO TOWNSHIP

1873 HANDWRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ABRAHAM SNYDER OF MOUNT JOY TOWNSHIP AND BENJAMIN GERMAN OF RAPHO TOWNSHIP

by Pennsylvania, Lancaster County / German, Benjamin

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Published
1873
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Very Good
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1873. Original manuscript. Very Good. One page, folio, written neatly in sepia ink. Abraham Snyder sells 14 acres to Benjamin German, "a certain small tract of land in said Rapho Twp. adjoining lands of John Geil, Isaac Werner, and others...." The total price is $2,192 and payment terms are detailed below. Dated 15 November 1873.… Read more
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cover of 1897 HANDWRITTEN WILL OF JACOB M. STAUFFER OF MOUNT JOY TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY

1897 HANDWRITTEN WILL OF JACOB M. STAUFFER OF MOUNT JOY TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY

by Pennsylvania, Lancaster County / Stauffer, Jacob M.

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Published
1897
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Very Good
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1897. Original manuscript. Very Good. 3-1/4pp, folio, written clearly on lined paper. Stauffer orders that upon his death, "...my body be decently interred in a Christianlike manner"; and that his debts and funeral expenses be paid at once; that money he loaned out be collected to pay for a farm that he bought from the… Read more
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cover of 1860 HANDWRITTEN INVENTORY & APPRAISEMENT OF GOODS & CHATTELS IN THE ESTATE OF PHILIP KEENER, DECEASED, A FARMER OF MOUNT JOY TOWNSHIP

1860 HANDWRITTEN INVENTORY & APPRAISEMENT OF GOODS & CHATTELS IN THE ESTATE OF PHILIP KEENER, DECEASED, A FARMER OF MOUNT JOY TOWNSHIP

by Pennsylvania, Lancaster County / Kerner, Philip

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Published
1860
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Very Good
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1860. Original manuscript. Very Good. 2pp, folio, written neatly in sepia ink on lined blue paper. Lists and evaluates some 60 lots of farm goods, including: 3 Mares, $300; 11 Head Horned Cattle, $125; One Horse Wagon, $10; One Horse Carriage & 1 Sett Harness, $65; 1 Sleigh, $5; 4 Breast… Read more
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cover of 1885 HANDWRITTEN RELEASE TO LIZZIE HEISEY OF THE LEGACY FROM HER LATE FATHER'S ESTATE, EXECUTED BY SAMUEL R. ZUG, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

1885 HANDWRITTEN RELEASE TO LIZZIE HEISEY OF THE LEGACY FROM HER LATE FATHER'S ESTATE, EXECUTED BY SAMUEL R. ZUG, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

by Pennsylvania, Lancaster County / Heisey, Lizzie G.

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Published
1885
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1885. Original manuscript. Very Good. 3pp, folio, written in ink in a neat hand. Justice Zug is settling the estate of Joseph G. Heisey of Mount Joy Township, who died on April 30, 1883. Included is an account of all expenditures from the estate, including taxes, Susan Fassnacht for funeral services [95 cents], Felix Kauffman for… Read more
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cover of 1837 OSWEGO COUNTY COURT SUMMONS, ISSUED & SIGNED BY AARON G. FISH, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.  PRINTED BY RICHARD OLIPHANT, OSWEGO

1837 OSWEGO COUNTY COURT SUMMONS, ISSUED & SIGNED BY AARON G. FISH, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. PRINTED BY RICHARD OLIPHANT, OSWEGO

by New York, Oswego County

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Published
1837
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Good
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Volney, NY, 1837. Original document. Good. Partly printed, accomplished by hand, 3.75" x 8"; NY State seal. This summons calls for any Constable within Oswego County to bring Artemas Curtis before Justice Aaron G. Fish "on the 16th day of June 1837 at Volney..." to settle damages of $47.56 in favor of John Gasper. Signed… Read more
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cover of 1819 HANDWRITTEN DEPOSITION IN THE TRYAL OF ABEDNEGO STEPHEN VS. THE HEIRS OF WILLIAM STEPHEN, "DECEST [deceased]."

1819 HANDWRITTEN DEPOSITION IN THE TRYAL OF ABEDNEGO STEPHEN VS. THE HEIRS OF WILLIAM STEPHEN, "DECEST [deceased]."

by Ohio, Knox County / Stephen, Abednego

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Published
1819
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Knox County, Ohio, 1819. Original manuscript. Very Good. 4pp, folio, written in sepia ink. In part: "...in and for the County of Richland and Springfield Township Elisabeth Forbes mother of the Children here above mentioned...lived in the house with Abednego Stephen said plaintiff the father of William Stephen...." Elisabeth states that until he died, she… Read more
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cover of SOUVENIR, 1907:  PLEASANT CHAPEL SCHOOL, DISTRICT NO. 7, PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, GRANT COUNTY, INDIANA

SOUVENIR, 1907: PLEASANT CHAPEL SCHOOL, DISTRICT NO. 7, PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, GRANT COUNTY, INDIANA

by Indiana, Grant County

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Published
1907
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Fine
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Canal Dover, Ohio: Seibert Printing, 1907. Original document. Softcover. Fine. (8)pp. printed in sepia ink; vignette illustrations. Bound in pictorial, embossed card covers, tied, 5" x 3.5". On the front is a photo of the teacher, with an American flag, books, globe, and lamp of learning. The memento of the 1907 school year lists Gertrude… Read more
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cover of MINING LAWS ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF COLORADO FROM FIRST TO NINTH SESSION, INCLUSIVE, AND THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES CONCERNING MINES AND MINERALS, TOGETHER WITH LAWS AND INFORMATION CONCERNING FARMNG AND GRAZING LANDS.  To March, 1873, including Instructions for Proceedings to obtain Titles, &c.  Fourth Edition

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Central City: Collier & Hall, 1873. Revised & Enlarged Edition. Softcover. Fine. 100pp. Bound in printed tan wrappers, 8.75" x 5.75" Central City, where this best edition of the mining laws was printed, had been settled in 1859, located among the gold lodes. By 1866, it was second only to Denver in importance and population. [Not… Read more
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cover of 1838 HANDWRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ISAAC G. ROTHWELL & JAMES CHAPMAN, A BARREL-MAKER,  AT GREENFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA

1838 HANDWRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ISAAC G. ROTHWELL & JAMES CHAPMAN, A BARREL-MAKER, AT GREENFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA

by Pennsylvania / Rothwell, Isaac G.

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Published
1838
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1838. Original document. Very Good. One page, folio, tightly written in sepia ink. Rothwell agrees to sell to Chapman a "Mesurage of ground on Water Street in the Town of Greenfield, Washington County, "containing twenty-two feet and one half, in front, by one Hundred feet back, together with all & singular appurtainances theirunto [sic] belonging, for the… Read more
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cover of 1845 INDENTURE, CONVEYING A PARCEL OF LAND IN CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA

1845 INDENTURE, CONVEYING A PARCEL OF LAND IN CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA

by Pennsylvania / Rothwell, Isaac G. and others

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Published
1845
Condition
Good
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1845. Original document. Good. Broadside, 17.75" x 22.5", partly printed, accomplished by hand. Provides that George W. Smith and his wife, Catherine H. Smith, sold to Isaac G. Rothwell a parcel in Cranberry Township, Butler County, adjacent to the lands of George Carroll, bounded by a white oak, a Quaking Ash, and a Black Jack, for the… Read more
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