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Civil War-Era CDVs of Cadets, Drummer Boys, and Young Boys in Military Outfits
Lot # 76 - Civil War-Era CDVs of Cadets, Drummer Boys, and Young Boys in Military Outfits
Lot of 9.  With backmarks from Marysville, OH; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; Cincinnati, OH; Sup. Bridge, NY; Po'Keepsie, NY; Finlay, OH; Philadelphia and Baltimore. One child is identified as Eugene Carrington, Jr., another as Will C. Brown, and one only as "Little Drummer Boy, Shiloh." A couple appear to be Zouave outfits.
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Large Format Photograph of Niagara Falls, Plus Additional Cabinet and Boudoir Card Photographs
Lot # 274 - Large Format Photograph of Niagara Falls, Plus Additional Cabinet and Boudoir Card Photographs
Lot of 4, including:

Mounted photograph of Niagara Falls, 7 in. square.

Boudoir card with stamped photo credit to H. Camp, Trumansburg (NY), showing a what appears to be a quarry, with many men, horses and equipment. Inked on verso, Dan Jeffery Foreman / Ed Kelley standing on wagon.

Cabinet card of a young man in bed, holding a pen with his hand positioned on paper.

Hand-colored cabinet card showing a Venetian scene, photo credit to Carlo Ponti, Venice. Pencil notation on verso, "St. Marks Square, and BrickTower 315 feet high was comissioned [sic] in the 10th century & completed in 12th century. Square 576 feet by 185."
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Thomas Mifflin, DS as Governor
Lot # 302 - Thomas Mifflin, DS as Governor
Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800).  US Founding Father; served as Major General in the American Revolution, President of the Continental Congress, delegate to the Constitutional Convention, and the 1st Governor of Pennsylvania.  DS, 9 x 11 in. on partially printed laid paper, dated at Philadelphia, April 17, 1794, licensing the marriage of Robert McKean and Anne Smith, signed Tho Mifflin below the seal at upper left.  Framed with an engraving to 16.25 x 20.25 in.
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Battle Scene Prints, Civil War, Span-Am, Plus, Group of Four
Lot # 175 - Battle Scene Prints, Civil War, Span-Am, Plus, Group of Four
Lot of 4, including:

German troops fighting their way out of blazing forest at Chantilly.  Sun Pub. Co. / P.F. Collier & Son.  11.25 x 16.25 in. plate impression, framed to 17.5 x 22.5 in.

Batchelder, John. The Retreat. The Wagon Trains of the Army of the Potomac en Route from Chickahominy to James River Va. During the Seven Days' Fight. (Fording Bear Creek One Mile Below Savage Station) June 29th 1862. Published by J.B. Batchelder, 1863. 21 x 29.5 in. (sight).

Charge of the 24th and 25th Colored Infantry and Rescue of Rough Riders at San Juan Hill, July 2, 1898. 19.5 x 27 in. (sight)

Battle of Shiloh. April 6th 1862. Chicago & Buffalo, Cosack & Co., 1885. 23.5 x 35.25 in. (sight). Small water stains along top and left upper corner.
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Eight CDVs of Maine Generals
Lot # 48 - Eight CDVs of Maine Generals
Lot includes cartes of Hiram G. Berry by Brady (KIA Chancellorsville 5/3/63), Brig. Gen. Cyrus Hamlin with “Anderson, N.O. imprint, Erasmus Keyes by Whitehurst, and Paymaster-General Henry Price. Also, General Neal Dow by “T.R. Burnham, Portland” in civilian dress. Maj. General James Blunt and Brig. General C.D. Jameson are lithographs.
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Samuel Adams, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Receipt Signed, Plus
Lot # 5 - Samuel Adams, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Receipt Signed, Plus
Each between 2.5 - 3.0 in. x 7 in. Dated 3 may 1779 and 16 July 1779. Both also received of Richard Devens, Esq., one for "coopering" and one for "provisions and other stores."  Signed by Samuel Adams, with notes about the page in which it was entered in his account books.

Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was a Boston native who was involved in resisting the British treatment of the "colonials" from the early period of the movement. He called for non-cooperation (boycotting British goods) on the part of the colonists when Britain tried to tax them without their consent ("taxation without representation") as early as the Stamp Act in 1764. Continuing resistance prompted the British to station troops in Boston in 1768, which eventually led to the Boston Massacre in 1770, and the "Boston Tea Party" in 1773. It was reportedly this occupation of Boston by British troops that ultimately convinced Adams and others that reconciliation was not possible, and set them on the road to revolution.
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45-Star American Flag
Lot # 213 - 45-Star American Flag
115 x 220 in. Worsted wool with double-applique cotton stars, all machine-sewn. Cotton muslin hoist with brass grommets. 45 stars in six rows alternating 8 and 7 stars per row.

This flag became the official U.S. flag on July 4, 1896 with the admission of Utah. It would remain the official flag for 12 years until the admission of Oklahoma.
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CDV Collection of Confederate Generals
Lot # 43 - CDV Collection of Confederate Generals
Lot of 26, including: uncredited vignette of Robert E. Lee; Brady & Anthony carte of Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, plus a carte from an 1862 negative by Barnard & Gibson, title on the verso Brady's Album Gallery label, No. 327 - Beauregard's Headquarters, Manassas, showing Union soldiers on the front porch; two poses of Maj. Gen. Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, one a vignette by E. Anthony and one a half-length portrait by Brady; Lieut. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner, by E. Anthony; three of Gen. Braxton Bragg, including two similar vignettes by Brady & Anthony and an uncredited copy; three similar vignettes of Lieut. Gen. Stonewall Jackson, including two published by Anthony and one by Selby & Dulany of Baltimore; Lieut. Gen. William J. Hardee, y Anthony & Brady; two of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, one by E. Anthony and one uncredited; two of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, both by Anthony; Maj. Gen. John B. Magruder, by Anthony; Brig. Gen. Benjamin McCulloch, by Anthony; two similar vignettes of Lieut. Gen. Leonidas Polk, both by Anhony & Brady; uncredited vignette of Lieut. Gen. Richard Taylor; Anthony carte of Gen. M. Jeff. Thompson; Anthony & Brady carte of Brig. Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer; Anthony & Brady carte of Maj. Gen. Gustavus Woodson Smith; and a carte of Maj. Gen. Benjamin Huger, by Selby & McCauley of Baltimore.
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Civil War-Era Binoculars and Spyglass Telescopes, Lot of Five
Lot # 136 - Civil War-Era Binoculars and Spyglass Telescopes, Lot of Five
Lot of 5, including:

Two-section brass and wood spyglass engraved Jones London / Day or Night; 36 in. fully extended.

Six-section brass and leather spyglass, unmarked; 33 in. fully extended with hood.

Three-section brass and wood spyglass stamped OSBORNE; 19 in. fully extended.

Early 20th century binocular field glasses marked "Hezzanith", by Heath & Co., New Eltham, London.

Binoculars by Derogy / Optician, Paris, accompanied by the original leather case.
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Abraham Lincoln, Group of Four CDVs, Including View of Mary Todd Lincoln
Lot # 344 - Abraham Lincoln, Group of Four CDVs, Including View of Mary Todd Lincoln
Includes Brady's photo of Lincoln taken Feb. 9, 1864 at Brady's Washington Gallery.

Vignetted Memorial cdv with a slightly different view of Lincoln taken the same day, surrounded by 8 other Brady views of Lincoln, including one of the "penny portraits."

Card with the classic view of Mary Todd Lincoln, with a band of flowers in her hair and a corsage on her dress.

Plus the view of Lincoln reading to his son, Tad, also taken Feb. 9, 1864. This and the previous card seem to be later reprints of these classic views (possibly also issued as memorial photos).
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Post-Civil War Illustrated Broadside Advertising Pensions for Veterans
Lot # 178 - Post-Civil War Illustrated Broadside Advertising Pensions for Veterans
Matted to 14 x 22 in., framed to approx. 17 x 25 in. In the banner held in the beak of the eagle: "Pensions! Justice for the Soldier! Pensions procured for Soldiers, Widows, Children, Mothers & Fathers...If you are disabled, get a pension." N.d., but ca 1880. With address of N. Ward Fitzgerald, U.S. Claim Attorney, Washington, DC.
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