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671550

1782 military pay document...

Item #671550

February 18, 1782

A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated February 18, 1782. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, and is written out for "Two Pounds".

Measures 6 1/2 by 4 inches and is in nice condition. A terrific item for display ... See More  

Item from Catalog 300 (released for November, 2020)...

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$115.00
667189

The 28th Indiana Colored Regiment from 1866...

Item #667189

January 09, 1866

A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866.



"Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry."



This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes th... See More  

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$148.00
666698

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666698

January 01, 1728

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1728



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Eighty-two ... See More  

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$45.00
666696

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666696

January 01, 1760

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1760 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enabling his Majesty to raise the sum of one million for the uses and purposes therein mentioned..."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Twenty pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.... See More  

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$34.00
666218

British pamphlet from 1681...

Item #666218

August 07, 1681

A pamphlet titled: "A SERMON Preached before the Judges, etc. In the time of the Assizes in the Cathedral Church at Gloucester on Sunday Aug. 7, 1681"  printed in London, 1681.

A border around the title page, complete in 32 pages, 5 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches, light damp staining at the top of first five leaves, some light dirtiness & very minor margin wear.

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$57.00
665742

A broadside promoting the news of the day...

Item #665742

August 03, 1907

NEW YORK HERALD -- EUROPEAN EDITION, Saturday, August 3, 1907  This is an interesting promotional broadside that would have been at the newsstand, highlighting the biggest stories of the day. Printed in Paris.

It measures 22 by 15 1/2 inches, various stains and mends at the margins, the reverse is blank but does have many tape repairs.

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$180.00
664167

A "Cruise Around the World" newspaper broadside from the midst of the Great Depression...

Item #664167

April 30, 1932

RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, April 30th, 1932   An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was "Bound for Honolul... See More  

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$29.00
662918

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #662918
TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper.

The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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$19.00
662201

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #662201

January 01, 1729

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1729 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for making good the loss occasioned by a sum of money being stolen out of His Majesty's Exchequer...".

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice, clean co... See More  

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$38.00
659772

Communist party membership booklet? Soviet Union passport?

Item #659772

January 01, 1960

A curious little booklet which is actually a "Komsomol", or a Soviet Union Young Communists League membership card, unused.



The photos below shows its content, having a cloth-based & sturdy red cover with a portrait of Lenin, the inside front cover including a specific membership number and space for a photo and name & address, with the remaining 13 pages being a blank form wi... See More  

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$28.00
659640

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #659640

January 01, 1756

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1756 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for reviving & continuing an Act for the Relief of Debtors with respect to the Imprisonment of their persons...".

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches, very... See More  

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$35.00
659007

Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. death...

Item #659007

August 17, 1930

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 17, 1930



* Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. death (1st report)

* Oklahoma's Cushing Oil Field discoverer

* "King of the Wildcatters"




Page 16 has a one column heading: "Stroke Fatal To T. Slick, Richest Oil Independent" with photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high qualit... See More  

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$47.00
653760

Great broadside on the Boston fire of 1872...

Item #653760

November 10, 1872

BLADE EXTRA! Nov. 10, 2:30 p.m.  A terrific broadside, long & narrow, reporting on the horrible destruction of the Great Boston Fire of 1872. As was typical of news extras rushed to streets, there is no formal name at the top (there was a "Blade" in Toledo, Ohio) nor is the year printed. Obviously the locals who consumed the "Extra" knew the name of the issuing newspap... See More  

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$295.00
653279

Court case for stealing a hog...

Item #653279

January 03, 1813

A court document dated at the bottom: January 3, 1813 from Lycoming Country, Pennsylvania. The details note that: "...Thomas Mayberry..." and others noted: "...with force and arms one black hogg of the value of six dollars of the goods and chattels of Patrick Hughes,...did steal, take and carry away to the great damage of the said Patrick Hughes & against the peace & dignity... See More  

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$58.00
652626

Deed for the purchase of a Baptist church pew...

Item #652626

June 11, 1839

This is an interesting deed for the purchase of a church pew in: "...the Baptist Meeting House, near the Dock Village, so called, in Alna, in consideration of the sum of $33.25....do bargain, sell and convey...a Pew in the said House, No. forty..." with further legal wording (see). This is in the state of Maine and is dated June 11, 1839. Various signatures and a covered red wax seal. Me... See More  

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$76.00
649287

1781 Revolutionary War military pay document...

Item #649287
FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated 1781 and is approx. 4 by 6 inches.

Minimal wear but generally very nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated during this very significant year in the war when Cornwallis surrendered.

The photo is re... See More  

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$100.00
646517

A "Cruise Around the World" newspaper broadside from the midst of the Great Depression...

Item #646517

February 27, 1932

RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, February 27th, 1932   An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was "Bound for Pena... See More  

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$26.00
646405

"Governor's Message" for 1858 in a broadside... The carrier's address...

Item #646405

January 05, 1858

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, Queens County, Long Island, January 5, 1858   In addition to the regular four page newspaper--which features on the front page the "New Years' Address of the Carrier of the Long Island Democrat" which takes up 2 1/2 columns--this issue includes a separate, single sheet broadside titled: "Long Island Democrat---Extra" which is entirely tak... See More  

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$135.00
646286

Newspaper collecting newsletters from the 1950's...

Item #646286

January 01, 1953

An interesting collection of 8 issues of: "The News", a small newsletter which was the: "Journal of the International Newspaper Collector's Club", dates from 1950 to 1955. Crudely done by mimeograph, these issues provide an interesting perspective of what newspaper collectors were focused on 60+ years ago.

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$19.00
645592

Circa 1865 envelope addressed to Governor "Parson" Brownlow...

Item #645592

January 01, 1865

Stamped envelope address to Governor W. G. Brownlow, Knoxville, Tennessee.  The two, red, 3 cent, canceled stamps, a postmark from Brooklyn, New York, circa. 1865, and a penned note to the left side which a previous owner noted is penned in Brownlow's hand, but I have my doubts. In any case a nice envelope addressed to the very controversial "Parson" Brownlow.

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$125.00
645215

Broadside "Extra" on the Seven Years' War... Battle of Emsdorf...

Item #645215

August 09, 1760

THE LONDON GAZETTE: EXTRAORDINARY, England, August 9, 1760  Quite a rare broadside "Extra" edition of this newspaper, with the entire front page taken up with a report on the battle of Kalle, part of the larger Battle of Emsdorf which was part of the Seven Years' War in Europe. See the photos for the complete text of this report. The entire back side is blank.

Measures 7 by
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$65.00
645189

Broadside "Extra"...

Item #645189

August 02, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, Aug. 2, 1842  A nice broadside (single sheet & printed on 1 side only) "Extra" likely produced to report the news recently arrived from Europe, as the top of the first column has "Arrival Of The Steamship COLUMBIA" with a nice engraving of a steamship (see).

This issue includes reports from France, Prussia, Austria, Spain, Portugal, "The E... See More  

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$64.00
644851

New York Herald broadside....

Item #644851

May 06, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, May 6, 1842  A single sheet broadside (printed on one side only), that has at the top of the first column: "Arrival Of The Steamship Caledonia", plus a nice woodcut of steamship, and: "18 Days Later From Europe". Says the ship arrived at Boston, has news from Europe, plus a list of the passengers who were on the ship, and a few ads. Nice conditio
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$56.00
644317

Newspaper broadside...

Item #644317

July 22, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD EXTRA, July 22, 1842  This single sheet, "Extra" edition of the famous N.Y. Herald newspaper is printed on the front side only. The text is entirely consumed by reports from Europe with a wide variety of content as seen in the heads near the top of the first column (see).

This heading also ha a nice engraving above which is: "Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia.&qu... See More  

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$62.00
643796

Very displayable French criminal broadside from 1794...

Item #643796

May 02, 1794

Interesting French criminal broadside announcing the acquittal of a trial against Etienne Michaud.  Headed in large type at the top (translated): JUDGMENT OF THE CRIMINAL COURT of the Department of Rhone, Who Declares Etienne Michaud Acquitted of The Charge Against Him." followed by details of the result of the trial.

There is a "dateline" at the middle; "Du 17 Floreal, l... See More  

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$300.00
643592

Broadside with election returns...

Item #643592

December 03, 1863

GENESEE VALLEY FREE PRESS--SUPPLEMENT, Wellsville, New York. A quite large broadside (printed on one side only, single sheet) mostly taken up with election returns. There is no date at the top but many dispatches are dated Dec. 3, 1863. Measures 20 by 27 12 inches. Folder size noted is for the item folded in half.

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$56.00
639346

Colonial currency from Pennsylvania...

Item #639346

April 10, 1777

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777.  A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measure... See More  

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$180.00
634119

Act of Parliament from the reign of Queen Mary, 1689...

Item #634119

January 01, 1689

An Act of Parliament with a full title page, noting publication at London in 1689 (see). 



* Act of Parliament

* Queen May reign

* 17th century original




The Act is titled: "An Act for Enabling Lords Commissioners for the great Seal to Execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper." Printed in beautiful Old English type (see), it takes 8 pages including the title page. ... See More  

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$97.00
633608

Act of Parliament...

Item #633608

January 01, 1752

Act of Parliament, London, 1752 



* 18th century original document



Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages.

Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.... See More  

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$43.00
631744

Newspaper poster promotes "The Star"...

Item #631744

January 01, 1955

NEWSPAPER PROMOTIONAL POSTER for the London newspaper the "The Star". This poster would have been displayed where "The Star" newspaper was sold. Not dated but I would suspect from the 1950's.

Measures 20 by 30 inches, nice condition.

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$45.00
621232

A sermon preached...

Item #621232

January 01, 1716

Pamphlet titled: "The Christian Subject's Duty to His Lawful Prince, In A SERMON Preach'd January the 30th 1716...", from London, England. This sermon was delivered by Luke Milbourne, Rector of St. Ethelburga's. This pamphlet has a full title page dated 1716, bordered in black (see). Measures 4 3/4 by 7 1/2 inches, complete in 38 pages, terrific condition.

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$59.00
621207

Death of James Garfield: mayor's notice...

Item #621207

September 23, 1881

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. ... See More  

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$139.00
620495

Early British pamphlet...

Item #620495

January 01, 1717

British pamphlet titled: "An ANSWER to The Reverend Dr. Snape's LETTER to the Bishop of Bangor...", published in London, 1717 as noted on the titlepg. in Roman numerals (see). It must have been a popular piece as this is "The twelfth edition". A 48 pg. pamphlet measuring 4 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, in very nice condition.

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$49.00
620482

Small broadside from California...

Item #620482

August 17, 1881

ALAMEDA NEWS, California, August 17, 1881  This is a small broadside "supplement" (printed on one side only) that has a report about a meeting of the "Town Trustees", plus the weekly "Police Report" and other content. Measures 8 by 5 3/8 inches, lightly browned, nice.

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$45.00
615312

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #615312
TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper.

The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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$19.00
609692

A collecting periodical from Mississippi...

Item #609692

April 01, 1887

THE SOUTHERN COLLECTOR, Hickory, Mississippi, April, 1887  A curious, small-size: "Monthly journal Devoted to Collecting of all Branches" as noted in the masthead. This is the volume 1, #2 issue. An inked stamp at the top notes: "Sample Copy. Please Subscribe." Four pages, 6 by 8 3/4 inches, some wear at margins.

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$22.00
609255

Broadside supplement...

Item #609255

January 11, 1875

IROQUOIS TIMES--SUPPLEMENT, (Watseka, Illinois) 



* Rare title for the Midwest



A broadside (one sheet, printed on one side only) half of which is taken up with an advertisement headed like a news report: "Terrible

Slaughter!" "Hundreds thrown Away". There are news items in the 1st & last columns.

Measures 11 by 15 1/2 inches, a bit irregular at the top margin, s... See More  

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$28.00
609254

From the Dodge City Chamber of Commerce...

Item #609254

January 01, 1920

Map of Kansas--"Compliments Dodge City Chamber of Commerce", at the bottom of which is: "Dodge City Provides a Free Tourist Auto Camp. See Reverse Side of this Map for Facts Worth Knowing About Dodge City, Kansas." On the reverse are the statistics and promotional tidbits headed: "Some Facts worth Knowing About Dodge City, Kansas: The commercial & Industrial Center of&... See More  

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$29.00
604226

A "Cruise Around the World" newspaper from the midst of the Great Depression...

Item #604226

February 02, 1932

RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, Feb. 2, 1932. An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was in the Middle East, near Palestin... See More  

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$27.00
601731

Address to the King, with his response...

Item #601731

March 23, 1770

"The Humble ADDRESS Of the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual & Temporal, & Commons...Presented To HIS MAJESTY On Friday the 23rd Day of March, 1770 With His Majesty's Most Gracious Answer." This is a four page pamphlet measuring 8 1/4 by 11 inches with wide margins and in great condition. A displayable full title page.

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$37.00
601724

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #601724
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak (see).

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3/4 by 5 1... See More  

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$8.00
600952

Our last issue of this cruise newspaper...

Item #600952

February 29, 1932

RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, Feb. 29, 1932. An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was in the vicinity of Malaysia. An ... See More  

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$23.00
592570

Our last issue of this cruise newspaper...

Item #592570

February 27, 1932

RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, Feb. 27, 1932. An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was in the vicinity of Thailand. An ... See More  

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$23.00
583773

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #583773
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak (see images).



An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3... See More  

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$8.00
570563

Township of North Bergen, NJ...

Item #570563

January 01, 1920

Township of North Bergen, New Jersey, 1920's...  Six authentic Township of North Bergen Police Department checks, dating in the 1920's.  Although the checks are undated, the year shown on each check shows 192___  indicating they were meant to be used in the 1920's.  The checks were payable at the Steneck Trust Company, Hoboken, New Jersey.



All six checks are in very good con... See More  

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$40.00
566246

New England broadside from 1876...

Item #566246

November 01, 1876

An interesting broadside advertising: "NEW ENGLAND AT HOME. Ye Supper Of Ye OLDEN TYME." noting that: "A New England Supper will ben gvven by ye Damyseies and ye maydens of ye Young Ladyes' Social, for ye benefit of Grace Church Great Bend, on Wednesday eve, in ye month of November Day the 1st, MDCCCLXXVI in LENHEIM'S HALL." The text also includes a little poem (see pho... See More  

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$68.00
563858

4 Pre Civil war bank checks....

Item #563858
Here are 4 1855 checks drawn in the "Otsego County Bank" in Cooperstown, New York NY. A very handsome item which features an engraving of an Indian at the left side. Printed on maroon ink with a circular "Paid" stamp as well. These are about 2 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches and in great condition (see photos).

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$32.00
561452

1781 Revolutionary War military pay document...

Item #561452
FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated in 1781 and is approx. 4 by 6 inches.

Minimal wear but generally very nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated during this very significant year in the war when Cornwallis surrendered.

The photo is... See More  

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$100.00
560649

The Gavit reprint list...

Item #560649

January 01, 1931

Booklet: "A List Of American Newspaper Reprints" compiled by Joseph Gavit, 1931.  A well known but seldom found booklet of 16 pages which begins: "This is an attempt to bring together, in one list, notes on all the complete separate reproductions of early or historic issues of American newspapers..." with a bit more (see).

A nice booklet for any library on early newspaper... See More  

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$40.00
560648

The Gavit reprint list...

Item #560648

January 01, 1931

Booklet: "A List Of American Newspaper Reprints" compiled by Joseph Gavit, 1931.  A well known but seldom found booklet of 16 pages which begins: "This is an attempt to bring together, in one list, notes on all the complete separate reproductions of early or historic issues of American newspapers..." with a bit more (see).

A nice booklet for any library on early newspaper... See More  

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$40.00
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