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685880

Displayable Act of Parliament... 1759...

Item #685880

January 01, 1759

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1759  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for adding certain annuities...to the joint stock...and for carrying the several duties therein mentioned to the Sinking fund..."

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
685723

Court case for stealing a hog...

Item #685723

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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$37.00
683972

1781 military pay document...

Item #683972

December 12, 1782

A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated Dec. 12, 1781. 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 "Thirteen Shillings".

Measures 6 by 5 inches, lightly inked, archival mend on the back side, genera... See More  

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$110.00
682716

Collection of eight diaries from the "Roaring 20's"...

Item #682716

January 01, 1930

Eight diaries for the consecutive years 1930 thru 1939, lacking 1932 & 1937. These were essentially appointment diaries for an attorney although there are many personal & other notations as well, including much on daily weather conditions. There are entries for almost every day for each year noted. Included are various receipts, bills, etc.. See images for a sampling of what may be found.

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$60.00
682660

Pay document dated the day before Cornwallis' surrender...

Item #682660

November 14, 1781

A genuine hand-written Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated Nov. 14, 1781. It notes: "Sir: Pay W. Amos Jones nine pounds seven shillings & four pence in gold or silver...and charge the state Pay Table Office, Nov. 14, 1781" with two signatures.

Measures 5 by 6 inches, nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated less than a month after Cor... See More  

Item from Catalog 317 (released for April, 2022)...

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$115.00
682477

Ten bookplates from the 18th century...

Item #682477

March 09, 1760

LOT OF TEN BOOKPLATES, mostly (if not all) from the 1700's. Various engravings of shields and coats-of-arms, most measuring about 3 by 4 inches, mostly nice.

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

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$29.00
682476

Check from Cooperstown, 1837...

Item #682476
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated Oct. 30, 1837. Included is the amount of $10 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. Also a red ink cancellation.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseb... See More  

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$8.00
681750

Naturalization document from 1810...

Item #681750

June 15, 1810

A great part-printed/part-manuscript document from the state of New York, noting that Duncan McGregor from the United Kingdom has been "...admitted a citizen of the United States of America...". The document is dated at Johnstown, Montgomery County, New York, June 15th, 1810.

With a signature and covered red wax seal. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition. Nice for displa... See More  

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$147.00
678793

Panoramic view of San Francisco after the earthquake...

Item #678793

June 03, 1906

"Supplement to the San Francisco Examiner, June 3, 1906"  A quite rare newspaper "supplement" which folds out to measure 22 by 32 inches captioned: "Panoramic View of San Francisco From The Water Front".

This is a great view of the city less than 7 weeks after the destruction by the earthquake and fire. The two huge photos show much devastation.

Printed on one ... See More  

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$63.00
674803

Check from Cooperstown, 1837...

Item #674803
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1837. 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. Also a red ink cancellation.

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

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$8.00
672995

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #672995
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.

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

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$8.00
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
666686

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666686

January 01, 1758

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1758 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for allowing a further time for holding the first meetings of commissioners or trustees for putting in execution certain Acts made in the last session of Parliament."

A decorative document given the displayable titl... See More  

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$34.00
666683

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666683

January 01, 1757

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1757 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enlarging the times for the first meetings of commissioners or trustees for putting in execution certain Acts of this session of Parliament."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, ... See More  

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$34.00
666680

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666680

January 01, 1750

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1750 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for impowering the commissioners of the Treasury to pay off the old and new unsubscribed South Sea Annuities...".

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

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

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$36.00
666679

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666679

January 01, 1746

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1746 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting to His Majesty several rates and duties upon coaches...".

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

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

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$37.00
666678

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666678

January 01, 1737

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1737 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...to make perpetual...entitled, an Act to prevent the infamous practice of stock-jobbing...".

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

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

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$34.00
666677

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666677

January 01, 1736

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1736  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...to amend...a Act...entitled, An Act for the more effectual preventing Bribery and Corruption in the elections of members to serve in Parliament..."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, light foxing, nic... See More  

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$34.00
666676

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666676

January 01, 1736

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1736 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for exhibiting a Bill in this present Parliament for naturalizing her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

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

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$34.00
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
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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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
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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$9.50
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
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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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
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
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
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