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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 ¼” 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 ¼” 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 ¼” 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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NewBARNEY, CHARLES D. (1844-1945) American Stockbroker; Founder of Charles D. Barney & Company, a predecessor of Smith Barney

# 5341

Document Signed, 7 ¾” 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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NewBOMBARDMENT OF FORT SUMTER

# 7994

Original Steel Engraving, 6” x 9 ½” overall, imprinted “Eng[rave]d by Geo. E. Perine, N.Y. BOMBARDMENT OF FORT SUMTER, ENGRAVED EXPRESSLY FOR ABBOTT’S CIVIL WAR, with a 4 ½” x 7 ½” image depicting the opening engagement of the Civil War.

Lightly and evenly toned, with superficial staining in the margins; there is a small tear at the lower edge.

Price: $50.00
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NewBRYANT, WILLIAM CULLEN (1794-1878) American Author & Poet; Editor of the New York Evening Post; Promoted the Establishment of Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

# 8276

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ½” x 10 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Bryant, imprinted “Likeness from an authentic photograph from life.”

Lightly toned and soiled, with a few minor stains.

Price: $15.00
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NewCHAMBERLAIN, FRANK O. (1829-1902) Member of the New York State Assembly from Ontario County, 1891-92; Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua, New York

# 7788

Signed Photograph, a 4 ¼” x 6 ½” cabinet card, “F.O. Chamberlain, Ontario Co[unty].”

With front and reverse imprints of the Sterry Studio, Albany, New York, the card is in excellent condition.

Was: $45.00  SALE Price:  $35.00
List Price: $45.00
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NewCHOATE, RUFUS (1799-1859) U.S. Senator – Massachusetts - 1841-45

# 8277

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ¼” x 10 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ¼” x 7 ¼” image of Choate, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel, in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1861,” in print below.

Lightly toned, with a few insignificant stains, and there is a small tear, with no loss of paper, at the lower edge.

Price: $15.00
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NewCUBA (REPUBLIC OF) $1000 BOND - 1937

# 7849

Viva la Revolucion!

Castro nationalizes industry and cancels Cuba's foreign debt.

Document, 15” x 19”, July 1, 1937, printed by the American Bank Note Company, a $1000 bond of the Republic of Cuba. Individual unredeemed coupons, dated from 1961 - when Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, president of the National Bank of Cuba, nationalized Cuban industry and cancelled foreign debt - through 1977, remain.

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few minor stains.

Price: $450.00
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NewEVERETT, EDWARD (1794-1865) Preceded President Abraham Lincoln on the Podium before The Gettysburg Address – November 19, 1863; U.S. Secretary of State – 1852-53; Governor of Massachusetts – 1836-40; U.S Senator - Massachusetts

# 8267

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ¼” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Everett, 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: $25.00
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NewFIELDING, WILLIAM, EARL OF DENBIGH (1587-1643) Naval Officer during the English Civil War; Mortally Wounded in the Battle of Birmingham - April 3, 1643

# 8216

Original Engraving, 6 ¼” x 10” overall, with a 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” image of Fielding, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by T.A. Dean. WILLIAM FIELDING, EARL OF DENBIGH. OB. 1643. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF VANDYKE, IN THE COLLECTION OF HIS GRACE, THE DUKE OF HAMILTON. London, Published Oct[ober] 1, 1827, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $25.00
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NewFLAGLER, HENRY M. (1830-1915)

# 5941

American Industrialist; Partner & Officer in the Standard Oil Company; Instrumental in the development of the Atlantic Coast of South Florida

TILFORD, WILLIAM H. (1842-1915) American Industrialist; Officer in the Standard Oil Company

Document Signed, 7 ¾” x 10 ¾”, partly printed, September 17, 1894, New York, “H.M. Flagler, Secretary, W.H. Tilford, Attorney in fact,a stock certificate for twenty-five hundred shares in the Standard Oil Trust, issued to “Estate of Josiah Macy, Jr.”

The document is lightly and evenly toned. Cancellations intersect both signatures, with little detraction.

Price: $350.00
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NewFLAGLER, HENRY M. (1830-1915)

# 5940

American Industrialist; Partner & Officer in the Standard Oil Company; Instrumental in the development of the Atlantic Coast of South Florida

TILFORD, WILLIAM H. (1842-1915) American Industrialist; Officer in the Standard Oil Company

Document Signed, 7 ¾” x 10 ¾”, partly printed, November 5, 1898, New York, “H.M. Flagler, Secretary, W.H. Tilford, Attorney in fact,a stock certificate for one hundred shares in the Standard Oil Trust, issued to “W.H. Tilford,” who signs again on the reverse.

The document is lightly and evenly toned. Cancellations intersect all signatures, with little detraction.

Price: $400.00
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NewFORD, SAMUEL C. (1882-1961)

# 7746

Governor of Montana – 1941-49; Attorney General of Montana – 1917-21

Signature, “Sam C. Ford,” on a light 3” x 5” card, with a beautifully embossed gold state seal below, as Montana Governor.

Exceptional, with very light toning.

Was: $30.00  SALE Price:  $25.00
List Price: $30.00
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NewGETTY, JEAN PAUL (1892-1976) British-American Industrialist – Founder of the Getty Oil Company

# 6181

Document Signed, 8 ¼” x 11”, partly printed, July 15, 1922, “J. Paul Getty,” a stock certificate for one thousand shares of the Oklahoma Oil Company, issued to “G.W. Woolley.” Countersigned by the company secretary.

The document is lightly toned, with a few small stains and light cancellation markings.

Price: $1700.00
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NewGREENE, NATHANAEL (1742-86) American Revolutionary War, Major General in the Continental Army

# 8278

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ¼” x 9 ¾” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 4” x 5 ¼” image of Greene in military uniform, imprinted “Eng[rave]d by H.B. Hall, Jr. New York…D. Appleton & Co.”

Lightly toned, with superficial staining in the margins.

Price: $25.00
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NewHALLECK, HENRY W. (1815-1872) Union Major General – New York

# 8268

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ¼” x 10 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Halleck in military uniform, imprinted “Painted by Alonzo Chappel. Likeness from a recent Photograph from life,” and dated “A.D. 1862” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with superficial staining in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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NewHEINTZELMAN, SAMUEL P. (1805-80) Union Major General – Pennsylvania; Commander of the Third Corps, Union Army of the Potomac, March 13-October 30, 1862; Saw action in the Peninsula Campaign & the Battle of Second Bull Run

# 8270

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ¼” x 7 ¼” overall, with a 4” x 4 ½” image of Heintzelman in Civil War uniform, imprinted “Photograph by Brady. Eng[rave]d by J.C. Buttre.

Lightly toned, with a few superficial stains.

Price: $15.00
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NewHUNTINGTON, COLLIS P. (1821-1900) American Railroad Magnate & Capitalist

# 5339

Document Signed, 8” x 11 ¾”, partly printed, November 23, 1885, New York, “C.P. Huntington,a stock certificate for one hundred shares in The Chesapeake, Ohio and Southwestern Railroad Company, issued to “Rolston & Boss.”

The document is lightly toned, with several pinholes and light creases. Hole-punch cancellation affects both Huntington’s signature and that of the company secretary

Price: $500.00
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NewJOHNSON’S NEW MILITARY MAP OF THE UNITED STATES - 1861

# 7966

Map, 18” x 26”, titled, in full, “JOHNSON’S NEW MILITARY MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, SHOWING THE Forts, Military Posts & all the Military Divisions WITH ENLARGED PLANS OF THE SOUTHERN HARBORS, From Authentic Data Obtained at the WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON. JOHNSON AND WARD.” Dated 1861 in print below the title at lower left, with vignettes of the southern harbors at the outbreak of the Civil War along the lower and right edges.

Very good overall, with light, even toning and a few small stains; quite suitable for framing or display.

Price: $185.00
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