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1 Adams, Edward Haven LINCOLN'S FAITH: A Tribute to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln...Given in the Hall of Representatives at Concord, New Hampshire, February 11, 1931.
Concord, NH s.n. 1931 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
19pp. The last line of this paper--"Abraham Lincoln, God's Prophet, our beloved American"-- conveys the gist. 9" x 6" Adams was a state representative from Portsmouth, NH. 
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE PRESIDENT'S VETO OF THE TARIFF BILL: House of Representatives, August 16, 1842., Adams, John Quincy and others
2 Adams, John Quincy and others REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE PRESIDENT'S VETO OF THE TARIFF BILL: House of Representatives, August 16, 1842.
Washington DC s.n. 1842 First Edition Printed self-wraps Good 
8pp. Sewn gathering, edges untrimmed; light dusting, edges furled. 9.5" x 6" Adams headed the Select Committee appointed on the subject. The Committee are highly critical of the actions of President John Tyler, bemoaning the death-in-office of President William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) who favored the import tariff. [American Imprints 42-27 locates holdings at Yale, Harvard, and MCM(?).] 
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HANDWRITTEN SALES BILL OF THE PROPERTY OF THOMAS G. DANNER, JANUARY 1st, 1845, Alabama Slave Document
3 Alabama Slave Document HANDWRITTEN SALES BILL OF THE PROPERTY OF THOMAS G. DANNER, JANUARY 1st, 1845
1845 Original manuscript Very Good 
4pp, folio, sepia ink in a legible hand, 13" x 8". Two columns per page: purchaser names on the left, items sold on the right. Among the clocks, side boards, books, beds, tables, saddles, foods, farm tools, and such are listed 18 slaves: One Negro boy, Jas, 640.00; One Negro boy, Martin, 652.00; One Boy, Nelson, 659.00; One Boy, Isaac, 700.00; One Boy, Grun, 702.00; One Boy, William, 200.00; One Boy, Milton, 475.00; One Boy, Ralph, 485.00; One Boy, Nathan, 440.00; One Woman, Martha & Child, 1500.00; One Boy, David, 415.00; One Girl, Jannet(?), 600.00; One Boy, George, 600.00; One Girl, Hanah, 199.00; One Boy, Charles, 800.00; One Boy, Albert, 650.00; One Girl, Elisa, 615.00; One Girl, Winney, 31.00; followed by hogs, corn, heifers, cows, yearlings, candle sticks, &c. Besides members of the Danner family, the buyers named at this sale include: Bates, Gosset, Castly, McCord, McCoy, Wilbanter, Ray, Wilbourn, and Briggs. Thomas G. Danner and family were apparently wealthy landowners in Sumter County, Alabama, before the War Between the States. 
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SINGER SOUVENIR OF THE SOUTH:  Set of Ten Photographic Views, Alabama-Georgia-Carolinas-Florida
4 Alabama-Georgia-Carolinas-Florida SINGER SOUVENIR OF THE SOUTH: Set of Ten Photographic Views
s.l. Singer Sewing Machine Co. ca 1900 First Edition Portfolio Very Good 
Comprises 10 photographic views (11cm x 18cm) of Southern cities and scenes, each with a full-page Singer ad on the verso. Views include: Court Square, Montgomery, Ala.; Selling Cotton, Newman, Ga.; Scene on the French Broad River, NC; Pringle House, Charleston, SC; Silver Spring, Head of Ocklawaha River, Florida; &c. In the original illustrated envelope, edges split but intact. Views in fine condition. 4.75" x 7.5" [Not recorded by WorldCat, which does find one holding of a set of 10 views of Boston, issued by Singer Co.] 
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YOUR ORGANIZATION IS INVITED TO COME TO ALBANY, NEW YORK -- THE POPULAR CONVENTION CITY: Every Facility for a Successful Convention., Albany, New York
5 Albany, New York YOUR ORGANIZATION IS INVITED TO COME TO ALBANY, NEW YORK -- THE POPULAR CONVENTION CITY: Every Facility for a Successful Convention.
Albany Chamber of Commerce Convention Bureau 1920s First Edition Printed self-wraps Very Good 
4pp; 16 illus from photographs. "Albany's Beauty and Historical Interest Grips the Attention of Hosts of Visitors Every Year....Albany's Splendid Hotel Facilities Are All Within the Center of the City....The Port of Albany, An $18,000,000 Project...working toward a goal completion in 1931...." 
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ALLEN'S NEW-ENGLAND ALMANAC FOR...1806...., Allen, Anson
6 Allen, Anson ALLEN'S NEW-ENGLAND ALMANAC FOR...1806....
Hartford Printed and Sold by Lincoln & Gleason 1805 First Edition Printed self-wraps Good 
24pp. Dog-eared as usual; spine and tear in first leaf neatly stitched by hand. 7" x 4.25" [Shaw & Shoemaker 7854, citing three locations. Drake, Almanacs of the United States, 669.] 
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KENTUCKY BOUND: The diary of a journey by covered wagon from Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Marion, Kentucky during summer 1979,, Allgyer, John D.
7 Allgyer, John D. KENTUCKY BOUND: The diary of a journey by covered wagon from Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Marion, Kentucky during summer 1979,
Gordonville, PA Printed by Pequea 1981 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
76pp; 3pp illus from photographs. The author and his uncle made the trip in a Conestoga wagon drawn by two Morgan horses, a journey of 970 miles. They traveled with a dog and a cat from home in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, to an Amish settlement 10 miles north of Marion, Kentucky. 8.25" x 5.5" 
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8 America...sheet music AMERICA, I LOVE YOU: Words by Edgar Leslie. Music by Archie Gottler.
NY Kalmar & Puck Music 1915 First Edition Pictorial Cover Very Good Barbelle 
6pp, words and music, in part: "Amid fields of clover, 'Twas just a little over A hundred years ago...." 13.5" x 10.5" The cover by Barbelle shows scenes from American history, with a large photo-portrait of Sophie Tucker. 
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"AMERICAN ADVANCE": A National Progressive Prohibition Weekly, Vol. II, No. 9...Chicago, March 2, 1912., American
9 American "AMERICAN ADVANCE": A National Progressive Prohibition Weekly, Vol. II, No. 9...Chicago, March 2, 1912.
Chicago Charles A. Lederer 1912 First Edition Printed self-wraps Good 
16pp; cartoons; spine reinforced, some signs of handling. 13.5" x 10" The large cartoon (5-3/4" x 8-1/4"), by Lederer, shows Uncle Sam on his back like Gulliver, tied down by tiny brewers, etc. The lead article decries Chicago's censorship of the Civic League's book on Chicago vice. Inside pieces include the Democrats' push to throw Alabama Congressman Mark Hobson out of the Party, Prohibition news from various states, "Liquor's Three-fold Alliance with Our National Government," "Friends of Red Men Rally in Boston" [protesting the Indian Bureau's alleged "robberies and outrages" against Native Americans], "Beer and Business," etc. 
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"AMERICAN ADVANCE": A National Progressive Prohibition Weekly, Vol. III, No. 28...Chicago, July 19, 1913., American
10 American "AMERICAN ADVANCE": A National Progressive Prohibition Weekly, Vol. III, No. 28...Chicago, July 19, 1913.
Charles A. Lederer 1913 First Edition Printed self-wraps Very Good 
16pp; cartoon on back page. 13.5" x 10" The full-page cartoon, by Lederer, shows the `American Advance' business manager with a sledge hammer trying to ring the bell. Topics in this issue include: Let Us Take the Pledge; The Slow Death; The Sacrifice of the Innocents; Back to Fundamentals; Arizona for Prohibition; etc. Feature articles are: The Liquor Menace and How to Meet It--Educate and Exterminate, by Daniel A. Poling; Drain the Swamp, by Ada E. Ferris; England's War against Brewers' Tyranny; The Issue--Right or Wrong, by Allen B. Lincoln; etc. 
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11 American Antiquarian Society CATALOGUE OF THE MORSE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN HISTORICAL POTTERY: presented by Emma DeF. Morse to the AAS, 1913
Worcester American Antiquarian Society 1916. 1916 1st Edition Soft cover 
Printed paper covers and contents in fine condition. 8" x 6" 27pp Index. Catalogues 323 pieces in the Morse Collection, giving measurements and subject matters. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
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GROUP OF FOUR (4) DEATH NOTICES FOR MEMBERS OF THE EXPRESSMEN'S AID SOCIETY: Each giving the name of the deceased, his position with American Express Company, cause of death, family, &c., American Express
12 American Express GROUP OF FOUR (4) DEATH NOTICES FOR MEMBERS OF THE EXPRESSMEN'S AID SOCIETY: Each giving the name of the deceased, his position with American Express Company, cause of death, family, &c.
Cincinnati Office of the Secretary, E.A.S. 1882-1888 Original editions Very Good 
Small broadsides, 8.5" x 5.5", text ruled in black, docketed on versos. Memorials to: (1) Chas. E. Goodrich; died at Milwaukee, June 14, 1882 of consumption; joined American Express as scrip-clerk soon after the close of the War, rose to position of cashier, &c. (2) James Jones; died at Camden, SC, July 11, 1887 of Uraenia; joined Express service in 1850, appointed agent of the Southern Express, &c. (3) Leroy Atwood; died at Las Vegas, N.M., Nov. 22, 1887 from Pulmonary Consumption; was Superintendent of the United States Express Company; repaired to Las Vegas for his health. (4) Lawrence W. Redus; died at Elgin, Texas, July 1, 1888 from congestion of the stomach and bowels; worked for Southern Express Co. at Wheatly, Ark. before moving to Texas. American Express was founded in 1850 at Buffalo, NY, to move express shipments in the eastern states as Wells Fargo was doing in the west. The Expressmen's Aid Society, which issued the documents at hand, organized on March 19, 1874. 
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AMERICAN LINE,  LIVERPOOL TO PHILADELPHIA -- Five (5) shipping manifests/ bills of lading,  specifying the goods shipped and the steamship carrying each shipment: Issued by Richardson, Spence & Co, European Agents., American Line
13 American Line AMERICAN LINE, LIVERPOOL TO PHILADELPHIA -- Five (5) shipping manifests/ bills of lading, specifying the goods shipped and the steamship carrying each shipment: Issued by Richardson, Spence & Co, European Agents.
Liverpool, England 1888 Original manuscripts Very Good 
Partly printed, accomplished by hand, as follow: (1) Three Cases & Seven Bales Merchandise, shipped to Order at Philadelphia, 13 March 1888, aboard the Steamship "Indiana"; (2) Eight hundred, forty-nine bags Potatoes (Williams Selected Magnums), shipped Roberts & Williams at Philadelphia, 18 April 1888, aboard the Steamship "British Prince"; (3) Two Bales Wool, shipped by F. Willey to Order at Philadelphia, 23 April 1888, aboard the Steamship "British Princess"; (4) One hundred Tons Pig Iron, shipped to Order at Philadelphia, 8 May 1888, aboard the Steamship "Lord Gough"; (5) Thirty Cases Granular Preparations, shipped by Alfred Bishop & Sons to J. Wyeth & Bro. at Philadelphia, 22 May 1888, aboard the Steamship "Lord Clive." All bills of lading have embossed six-pence revenue stamps, one vertical fold, and are signed by M. Withers. Each, 8.25" x 13.25" 
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EMANCIPATION DAY ADDRESS: By John W. Anderson, President, The Anderson Company, Gary, Indiana, at Negroes' Emancipation Day Celebration, North Gleason Park, Gary, Indiana,  August 7, 1948., Anderson, John W.
14 Anderson, John W. EMANCIPATION DAY ADDRESS: By John W. Anderson, President, The Anderson Company, Gary, Indiana, at Negroes' Emancipation Day Celebration, North Gleason Park, Gary, Indiana, August 7, 1948.
Gary, Indiana Published by the author 1948 First Edition Printed self-wraps Very Good 
16pp. 9" x 6" Anderson (1883-1967) was president of the National Patent Council and founder of ANCO, a major manufacturer of automobile windshield-wiper motors and blades. [WorldCat locates no copy of this title.] 
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PRESENTATION TO MR. & MRS. HENRY P. NICHOLS,  SILVER WEDDING., Anonymous
15 Anonymous PRESENTATION TO MR. & MRS. HENRY P. NICHOLS, SILVER WEDDING.
Worcester, Massachusetts s.n. January 10, 1871 Original edition Very Good 
Broadside, printed in black on white stock. Contains various testimonials and a six-stanza poem. 14" x 7.75" The broadside states that the Nicholses resided at the corner of Sumner and Thomas Streets; that he worked 30 years at various jobs for the Boston & Albany Railroad; that they received a silver service and a number of silver table pieces (specified) as well as books and furniture (specified); &c. Testimonials are printed as received from their Worcester friends, from several railroad officials, from the Worcester Police Department, &c. 
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WESTWARD JOURNEYS: Memoirs of...who Traveled the Overland Trail. Edited by Martin Ridge., Applegate, Jesse A. & Lavinia Honeyman Porter
16 Applegate, Jesse A. & Lavinia Honeyman Porter WESTWARD JOURNEYS: Memoirs of...who Traveled the Overland Trail. Edited by Martin Ridge.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1989 First Thus Original Cloth Fine 
pp: lxiii, 416, index; 34 plates (some in color), double-page map. Applegate tells of his family's journey to Oregon in 1843 when he was eight years old. Lavinia Porter relates her experiences as a young wife and mother on the trail to Denver in 1860, and later on to California. 6.75" x 4.25" 
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HANDWRITTEN LAND TRANSFER TO MATHIAS RICE, PHYSICIAN, AND GEORGE HOIT, BLACKSMITH,  NEW YORK, NEW YORK,  8 FEBRUARY 1793, Apthorp, Charles Ward
17 Apthorp, Charles Ward HANDWRITTEN LAND TRANSFER TO MATHIAS RICE, PHYSICIAN, AND GEORGE HOIT, BLACKSMITH, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 8 FEBRUARY 1793
1793 Original manuscript Fair 
Small folio, 2.25pp, readable hand, sepia ink. Apthorp, a resident of New York City, accepts "Sixty pounds lawful money of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts" in exchange for a tract of land with buildings in Scarborough "given by Benjamin Milliken to Nathaniel Wheelwright on the twenty-fifth of January 1763...twenty acres more or less...Beginning at the South East corner of said Benjamin's Shop...." Bounded by the house of John Babb, the old marsh road, the widow Milliken's garden, and the road that leads from Dunston meeting house to Dunston Landing, &c. Several paragraphs follow, regarding Apthorp's earlier deal with Wheelwright. Signed as C.W. Apthorp; witnessed by N[?] Bayard and Nicholas Bayard. Attested on 9 Feb 1793 by Nicholas Bayard, Alderman and Justice of the Peace. Worn at the folds. 13" x 7.75" Charles Ward Apthorp was born at Boston in 1729 and died at Bloomingdale, NY in 1797. His wife was Mary Apthorp (nee McEvers) and they had several children. Mathias Rice and George Hoit were Scarborough, Massachusetts [later Maine] residents. ~~ Situate on the southern coast of Maine, Scarborough was incorporated by the Massachusetts General Court in 1658, and remained within the boundaries of the Commonwealth until March 15, 1820 when Maine was granted statehood. 
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HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, ARKANSAS: Open All the Year., Arkansas
18 Arkansas HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, ARKANSAS: Open All the Year.
Washington National Park Service 1930 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
pp; ii, 30; six views from photographs; centerfold and two other b&w maps. 9" x 5.75" Hot Springs, the first national park in the US, was set aside as Hot Springs Reservation in 1832, and renamed by Congress in 1921. 
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THE FIRST CENTURY OF GERMAN LANGUAGE PRINTING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A Bibliography based on the Studies of Oswald Seidensticker and Wilbur H. Oda., Arndt, Karl John and Eck, Reimer C., editors
19 Arndt, Karl John and Eck, Reimer C., editors THE FIRST CENTURY OF GERMAN LANGUAGE PRINTING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A Bibliography based on the Studies of Oswald Seidensticker and Wilbur H. Oda.
Gottingen, Germany Niedersachsische Staats. 1989 First Edition Original Cloth Fine 
Two volumes. pp: xxix, 1245; title-pages pictured in text. 9.75" x 7" This work covers the years 1728 to 1830, and supercedes Seidensticker's bibliography of early German printing in the US. 
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20 Aurand, A. Monroe, Jr. HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE EPHRATA CLOISTER AND THE SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST SOCIETY
Harrisburg, PA Aurand Press 1940 Revised Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Fine 
32pp; 3pp Howard Pyle woodcuts, 8pp photos. Laid in is a 1950 brochure about the Ephrata Cloister. 8.5" x 5.5" 
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TWENTIETH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE STATE REFORM SCHOOL, WESTBOROUGH,  October 1, 1866., Ayres, John and others
21 Ayres, John and others TWENTIETH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE STATE REFORM SCHOOL, WESTBOROUGH, October 1, 1866.
Boston Wright & Potter, State Printers 1867 First Edition Original Wraps Good 
55pp. Thumb-sized corner torn from top of title-page 9.25" x 5.5" 
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GROUP OF FOUR EPHEMERAL ITEMS RELATING TO THIS MIDDLETOWN, NY CLUB,  ORGANIZED IN 1866., Bachelors' Social Club
22 Bachelors' Social Club GROUP OF FOUR EPHEMERAL ITEMS RELATING TO THIS MIDDLETOWN, NY CLUB, ORGANIZED IN 1866.
Middletown, NY Bachelors' Social Club 1870-1915 Original editions not bound Near Fine 
Comprises: (1) Engraved notice to N.M. Hallock of his election to membership, signed by S.S. Draper (1870). (2) Engraved notice to same person of $10 assessment, signed by Draper (1870). (3) Engraved notice of meeting schedule for the 32nd season, winter of 1897-98, at the Assembly Rooms in Middletown, NY. (4) Ticket to The Bachelors 50th Anniversary Dance, December 28, 1915. 
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ALBUM OF PICTURESQUE B&O SCENERY: Chisholm Bros., Sole Agents for Chas. Frey's Original Souvenir Albums., Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
23 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad ALBUM OF PICTURESQUE B&O SCENERY: Chisholm Bros., Sole Agents for Chas. Frey's Original Souvenir Albums.
Portland, Maine Chisholm Bros. First Edition Cloth-backed boards Very Good 
Contains 20 sepiatone views from photographs on 12 accordion-fold panels, including: Viaduct Hotel and Relay Station; Point of Rocks Tunnel; birdseye View of Harpers Ferry from Loudon Heights; Harpers Ferry and Potomac from Bolivar Heights; Cumberland and the Narrows; Deer Park Hotel; Oakland Hotel; Cheat River at Buckhorn Wall. Decorative purple boards, stamped in gilt and blind, cloth spine. 5.5" x 7.5" [This Chisholm Brothers edition is not seen in WorldCat, which records later editions.] 
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24 Baseball broadside BASE BALL! BETWEEN WEBSTERS AND NINE-MILE POINT, WEBSTER, N.Y. 3 1-2 Miles North of Webster Village. Saturday [no date] 1900. At 3 P.M. Come One! Come All! Ladies Respectfully Invited.
Rochester, NY Spinning Print 1900 Original edition Good 
Printed in black on tan stock. Looks good under acetate, but actually has some breaks in the paper. Please see our image (white line at left is a reflection). 28" x 21" [Unrecorded by WorldCat.] 
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RECEIPT FOR 1,100 MAURICE RIVER COVE OYSTERS, BOUGHT FROM LUTHER BATEMAN AND CO. AT BIVALVE, NEW JERSEY,  OCTOBER 1916, Bateman, Luther
25 Bateman, Luther RECEIPT FOR 1,100 MAURICE RIVER COVE OYSTERS, BOUGHT FROM LUTHER BATEMAN AND CO. AT BIVALVE, NEW JERSEY, OCTOBER 1916
Original manuscript Very Good 
On billhead, printed in red and black with a drawing of oysters, accomplished by hand. 5.5" x 8.5" This billhead describes the Bateman Company as Planters, Wholesale Dealers and Shippers of Maurice River Cove Oysters. Bivalve, New Jersey, is in Cumberland County in the southern part of the state. 
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CINDERS: (The Diary of a Drummer)., Bauer, Wright
26 Bauer, Wright CINDERS: (The Diary of a Drummer).
NY G.W. Dillingham 1907 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good 
pp: 117, (10); 10 plates from drawings. Bound in the publisher's red paisley cloth, paper cover label. 7" x 4" Episodic account of the life of a door-to-door salesman and his travels in Baltimore, Cleveland, Chicago, Columbus, Buffalo, Boston and New York. Written on the blank flyleaf: "From Mrs. Malcolm, 212-Leaside, Aug. 1910. He was a tenant there." 
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HANDWRITTEN INVENTORY AND APPRAISAL OF GOODS, LATE OF THE FIRM OF WILLIAM T. HOLLOWBUSH & CO...A SCHUYLKILL CANAL BOAT (NAMED MAY REBECCA) & RIGGING, AND TEAM OF TWO BAY MULES OF SAID BOAT & GEARS, &C...$825.00 .... 26 July 1859, Baugh, John and Benjamin Harley, Appraisers
27 Baugh, John and Benjamin Harley, Appraisers HANDWRITTEN INVENTORY AND APPRAISAL OF GOODS, LATE OF THE FIRM OF WILLIAM T. HOLLOWBUSH & CO...A SCHUYLKILL CANAL BOAT (NAMED MAY REBECCA) & RIGGING, AND TEAM OF TWO BAY MULES OF SAID BOAT & GEARS, &C...$825.00 .... 26 July 1859
26 July 1859 Original manuscript Very Good 
2pp in sepia ink on heavy paper. The inventory also includes: Four lime cars, various bay horses and mules, "Tools at the Kilns & quarries at Port Kennedy," "Lime stones at Pottsville," scales, "a lot of lime at Frick's Locks," "Powder in powder house at quarries," &c., &c. The total appraised value of the inventory is $10,961.71 and the appraisal is signed by John Baugh and Benjamin Harley. On the verso page is an appraised list of goods "retained by the Assignor under exemption Laws," including: goods in various named rooms of the dwelling house and the smoke house, all growing produce, garden tools, two riding carriages, tack, &c. Along the right margin at the bottom of this page is written: "E.W. Frick's Trust Estate." This page is also signed on the same date by the appraisers. Port Kennedy, an industrial village on the Schuylkill Canal in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, was a thriving center of the 19th-c. lime industry. Frick's Locks. a village along the Schuylkill Canal in Chester County, PA, occupied 18 acres of land, since abandoned to a nuclear power plant, nevertheless winning a place on the National Register of Historic Sites. 
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THE STORY OF MAN IN YELLOWSTONE, Beal, Merrill D.
28 Beal, Merrill D. THE STORY OF MAN IN YELLOWSTONE
Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone Library & Museum 1956 Revised Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
320pp, index; 12 plates, maps, text illus. The Yellowstone Park naturalist offers a history of the area from its early 19th-century discovery by John Colter to 1960. 7.75" x 5.25" This example is signed at the top of the title-page by Merrill D. Beal. 
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HANDWRITTEN LETTER (ALS) ON LETTERHEAD OF NANTYGLE & BEAUFORT IRON WORKS, LIVERPOOL,  TO KELLOGG & CO., TROY, NEW YORK,  16 DEC 1845: Letter of recommendation regarding two immigrants., Beaufort, Bailey
29 Beaufort, Bailey HANDWRITTEN LETTER (ALS) ON LETTERHEAD OF NANTYGLE & BEAUFORT IRON WORKS, LIVERPOOL, TO KELLOGG & CO., TROY, NEW YORK, 16 DEC 1845: Letter of recommendation regarding two immigrants.
1845 Original manuscript Good 
One page, integral address leaf, in part: "...The bearer, Mr. John Horton, & his brother George Horton, in emigrating to your country, and desirous of turning to account the knowledge they have acquired, during several years, in the manufacture of Pig & Bar Iron, as well as the getting of Iron-Stone & Coal...." Small piece from integral leaf, no text loss; red wax seal intact. 9.75" x 8" 
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NEW YORK, CITY ON MANY WATERS: Sketches by Fritz Busse., Berger, Meyer
30 Berger, Meyer NEW YORK, CITY ON MANY WATERS: Sketches by Fritz Busse.
NY Golden Griffin Books/Printed in Germany (1956?) First Edition Cloth-backed pictorial boards Very Good 
(60)pp; illustrated throughout in colors and b&w. 7" x 8.25" Nicely illustrated views of NYC from Fisherman's Wharf to Harlem. 
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