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New ADAMS, ABIGAIL (1744-1818) U.S. First Lady – 1797-1801; Wife of U.S. President John Adams

# 7869

Original Engraving, 6 ½” x 9 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 3 Ό” x 4” image of Mrs. Adams, imprinted “Painted by G. Stuart. Engraved by G.F. Storm.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few small stains in the margins.

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New ADAMS, LOUISA CATHERINE (1775-1852) U.S. First Lady – 1825-29; Wife of U.S. President John Quincy Adams

# 7871

Original Steel Engraving, 7” x 10 Ό” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 3 ½” x 4 ½” image of Mrs. Adams, captioned “Painted by C.R. Leslie. Engraved by G.F. Storm.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few inconsequential stains.

Price: $20.00
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NewADAMS, JOHN (1735-1826) Second U.S. President – 1797-1801; U.S. Vice President – 1789-97; Signer of the Declaration of Independence; Delegate to the Continental Congress – 1774-78

# 7862

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ½” x 10” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 4” x 5 Ό” image of Adams, imprinted, “Painted by G. Stuart. H.B. Hall, Jr…D. Appleton & Co.”

Excellent overall, the print is lightly and evenly toned, with old book binding remnants along the right edge.

Price: $35.00
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NewADAMS, JOHN (1735-1826) Second U.S. President – 1797-1801; U.S. Vice President – 1789-97; Signer of the Declaration of Independence; Delegate to the Continental Congress – 1774-78

# 7866

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ½” x 10 Ύ” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath an exquisite 5” x 7 Ό” image of Adams, imprinted “From a Painting by Chappel, in the possession of the Publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1862” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few inconsequential stains.

Price: $35.00
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NewADAMS, JOHN QUINCY (1767-1848) Sixth U.S. President - 1825-29; U.S. Secretary of State 1817-25; U.S. Senator – Massachusetts – 1803-08; U.S. Representative – Massachusetts – 1831-48

# 7870

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ½” x 10” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 4” x 4 ½” image of Adams, imprinted “Marchant Pinxt. G. Parker Sc…D. Appleton & Co.”

Excellent overall, with light, even toning, a few superficial stains, and old book binding remnants along the left edge.

Price: $20.00
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NewAMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

# 6183

CIVIL WAR-DATE STOCK CERTIFICATE

WELLS, HENRY (1805-78) President of the American Express Company – 1850-68

FARGO, WILLIAM G. (1818-81) President of the American Express Company – 1868-81; Mayor of Buffalo, New York – 1862-66

Document Signed, 8 Ό” x 12”, partly printed, November 2, 1864, New York, “Henry Wells, President, Wm. G. Fargo, Secretary,” a stock certificate for three shares in the American Express Company, issued to “George Pease – of New York.” Countersigned by the company treasurer.

The document is lightly toned, with minor staining and three vertical folds. Cancellation stamps intersect but detract very little from the clarity of the signatures of Wells and Fargo.

Price: $1750.00
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NewAMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

# 6182

WELLS, HENRY (1805-78) President of the American Express Company – 1850-68

FARGO, WILLIAM G. (1818-81) President of the American Express Company – 1868-81; Mayor of Buffalo, New York – 1862-66

Document Signed, 8 Ό” x 12”, partly printed, October 26, 1865, New York, “Henry Wells, President, Wm. G. Fargo, Secretary,” a stock certificate for one share in the American Express Company, issued to “Edward Pittsinger – Keene, N.H.” Countersigned by the company treasurer, with a five-cent revenue stamp at the upper left.

The document is lightly toned, with minor staining and three vertical folds.

Price: $1350.00
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NewAMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

# 6184

WELLS, HENRY (1805-78) President of the American Express Company – 1850-68

FARGO, WILLIAM G. (1818-81) President of the American Express Company – 1868-81; Mayor of Buffalo, New York – 1862-66

Document Signed, 8 Ό” x 12”, partly printed, October 13, 1865, New York, “Henry Wells, President, Wm. G. Fargo, Secretary,” a stock certificate for two shares in the American Express Company, issued to “De Witt C. Rice – New York.” Countersigned by the company treasurer.

The document is lightly toned, with minor staining and three vertical folds, and there is a five-cent revenue stamp in the upper left corner. Contrast of the signatures is somewhat affected by cancellation stamps and heavier toning at the mid-center.

Price: $1200.00
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NewARTHUR, CHESTER A. (1830-86) Twenty-First U.S. President - 1881-85; U.S. Vice President – 1881; Civil War Quartermaster General of New York

# 7949

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ½” x 10” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 4 Ό” x 5 Ό” image of Arthur, imprinted “H.B. Hall, Jr…D. Appleton & Co.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few inconsequential stains.

Price: $20.00
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NewAUDUBON, JOHN JAMES (1785-1851) Haitian-Born American Ornithologist, Naturalist & Painter; Published the “Birds of America,” 1827-38

# 7950

Original Steel Engraving, 7 Ύ” x 10 Ύ” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 Ό” x 7 Ό” image of Audubon, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel, in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1861” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with scattered staining.

Price: $20.00
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NewBAINBRIDGE, WILLIAM (1774-1833) U.S. Navy Commodore – Barbary Wars & The War of 1812; Namesake of Bainbridge Island, Washington

# 7951

Original Engraving, 6 Ύ” x 10 Ό” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 3 ½” x 4 ½” image of Bainbridge in military uniform, imprinted “Painted by J.W. Jarvis. Eng[rave]d by G. Parker.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with scattered foxing stains and a few light creases.

Price: $20.00
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NewBAKER, SAMUEL A. (1874-1933)

# 7783

Governor of Missouri 1925-29

Signature, “Sam A. Baker,” on a 3” x 5” slip of paper, accompanied by a 7 Ό” x 10 ½” sheet of official imprinted stationery with a beautifully embossed gold Missouri state seal at the center.

Both pieces are in excellent condition, with very light, even toning, the larger sheet having two horizontal folds.

Was: $20.00  SALE Price:  $15.00
List Price: $20.00
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NewBANKS, NATHANIEL P. (1816-94) Union Major General – Massachusetts; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1855-57; Governor of Massachusetts – 1858-61

# 7952

Original Steel Engraving, 8” x 10 Ύ” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Banks in Civil War uniform, imprinted “Painted by Alonzo Chappel. Likeness from a recent Photograph from life,” and dated “A.D. 1863” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with scattered minor stains.

Price: $20.00
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NewBARNEY, CHARLES D. (1844-1945) American Stockbroker; Founder of Charles D. Barney & Company, a predecessor of Smith Barney

# 5341

Document Signed, 7 Ύ” x 12”, partly printed, August 28, 1888, New York, “Chas. D. Barney,” on the reverse of a stock certificate for four shares in the Saint Paul & Duluth Railroad Company, issued to Barney.

The document is lightly toned, with the usual vertical folds. Hole-punch cancellation affects both Barney’s signature and those of the company officers on the front.

Price: $350.00
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NewBARNEY, JOSHUA (1759-1818) American Navy Commodore, Revolutionary War & War of 1812

# 7872

Original Steel Engraving, 7 Ύ” x 10 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 Ό” image of Barney in military uniform, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1862” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few superficial stains and light creases in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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NewBARRY, JOHN (1745-1803) American Revolutionary War, Captain in the Continental Navy; Appointed U.S. Navy Commodore by President George Washington in 1797

# 7873

Original Steel Engraving, 7 Ό” x 10 Ό” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 Ό” image of Barry in military uniform, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel, in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D 1863” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few superficial stains.

Price: $20.00
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NewBENTON, THOMAS HART (1782-1858) War of 1812 Veteran & Aide-de-Camp to General Andrew Jackson; U.S. Congressman – Missouri - 1821-55; Father-in-Law of John C. Fremont

# 7852

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ½” x 10” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 4” x 5 Ό” image of Benton, imprinted “Eng[rave]d by H.B. Hall, Jr. D. Appleton & Co. Publishers.”

Virtually pristine, with old book binding remnants along the right edge.

Price: $20.00
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NewBROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT (1806-61) English Victorian Poet

# 7881

Original Steel Engraving, 7 Ύ” x 10 Ό” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5” x 7” image of Browning, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1872” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few pinholes along the left edge.

Price: $20.00
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NewBUCHANAN, JAMES (1791-1868) Fifteenth U.S. President - 1857-61; U.S. Secretary of State – 1845-49; U.S. Senator – Pennsylvania - 1834-45; U.S Representative – Pennsylvania – 1821-31

# 7953

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ½” x 10” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 4” x 5 Ό” image of Buchanan, imprinted “H.B. Hall, Jr…D. Appleton & Co.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few superficial stains.

Price: $20.00
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NewBURNS, ROBERT (1759-96) Scottish Poet & Lyricist; Author of Auld Lang Syne

# 7961

Original Steel Engraving, 7 Ύ” x 10 Ό” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7” image of Burns, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1872” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with scattered foxing stains and a few light creases.

Price: $15.00
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