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"POSTING THE BOOKS BETWEEN THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH":  Speech of Hon. John J. Perry, of Maine.  Delivered in the U.S. House of Representatives, March 7, 1860
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"POSTING THE BOOKS BETWEEN THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH": Speech of Hon. John J. Perry, of Maine. Delivered in the U.S. House of Representatives, March 7, 1860

By Perry, John J.

Washington DC: Buell & Blanchard, Printers, 1860. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp. Tied signatures, drop-title. 9" x 6" Perry examines attitudes and actions by the northern and southern states that are leading to civil war.

$45.00

HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT TO THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT FOR DIMOCK'S SERVICES IN 1862 RELATED TO THE CIVIL WAR
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HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT TO THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT FOR DIMOCK'S SERVICES IN 1862 RELATED TO THE CIVIL WAR

By Connecticut, Middletown / Dimock, Leverett

1862. Original manuscript. Fine. Written neatly in sepia ink on a slip of paper, 4.75" x 7.75". Six itemized charges, including: "Sept 2nd - To putting up bills headed remember the war meeting - .50"; "3rd - To putting up bills for Irish meeting - .50"; "5th and 9th - Distributing notices of draft - $2.00" ... "13th - To distributing notices for drafted men to appear Sept 15th - $1.50". The total is $6.50. Dated Sept 5th [?] 1862, and signed "Received Payment / Leverett Dimock." Docketed on the verso in October, 1862. Leverett Dimock was a Middletown, Connecticut constable at the time [see "The (Middletown) Constitution," Wednesday, October 8, 1862].

$65.00

OLD SARATOGA AND THE BURGOYNE CAMPAIGN.  A Brief Sketch of the Early History of the Famous Hunting Grounds and the Campaign which Ended in the Surrender of the British Army, at Saratoga, October 17, 1777, with Concise Descriptions of the Principal Places Connected with the Surrender
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OLD SARATOGA AND THE BURGOYNE CAMPAIGN. A Brief Sketch of the Early History of the Famous Hunting Grounds and the Campaign which Ended in the Surrender of the British Army, at Saratoga, October 17, 1777, with Concise Descriptions of the Principal Places Connected with the Surrender

By New York, Saratoga / Ostrander, William S.

Schuylerville, N.Y.: Published by the author, 1897. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 44, (2) map and key to map; 5 plates from photographs. Bound in printed green wrappers. 6.25" x 4.25"

$20.00


A SAVOURY DISH FOR LOYAL MEN
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A SAVOURY DISH FOR LOYAL MEN

By Rosecrans, William S. and others

Philadelphia: Printed for Gratuitous Distribution, 1863. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 16pp. Contains: Letters from General Rosecrans; Gov. Cannon's message and proclamation; An argument from an old Democrat; Speech of Hon. D. S. Dickinson; Lessons of the past; shall we heed them?; The army and the copperheads. List of contents are printed on the verso front cover. Inside the back cover is printed an essay on Abraham Lincoln as the People's President, the Party of Southern Slaveholders, etc. Bound in printed pink wrappers, edge-chipping. 8.75" x 5.5"

$45.00

PAMPHLETS ISSUED BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY, FROM FEB. 1, 1863, TO FEB. 1, 1864.  NOS. 1 TO 44
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PAMPHLETS ISSUED BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY, FROM FEB. 1, 1863, TO FEB. 1, 1864. NOS. 1 TO 44

By Loyal Publication Society

New York: Loyal Publication Society, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First editions of all 44 pamphlets, here compiled by the Society, and with a general title-page. Original printed wrappers are present for all but 12 numbers (probably excluded because those papers are short). Bound in half black leather and marbled boards, gilt lettering on the spine; upper portion of front joint started, and holding. 8.75" x 5.75". // Pamphlet titles [here abbreviated]: #1, Future of the Northwest, by Robert Dale Owen; #2, Echo from the Army; #3, Union Mass Meeting; #4, Three Voices--Soldier, Farmer, Poet; #5, Voices from the Army--Letters & Resolutions of Soldiers; #6, Northern True Men...Connecticut Soldiers...; #7, Speech of Major General Butler; #8, Separation--War without End; #9, The Venom and the Antidote; #10, Loyal Women; #11, Failure for the North; #12, Address to King Cotton; #13, How a Free People Conduct a Long War; #14, Preservation of the Union; #15, Discord in Secessia, Vulgarity of Treason; #16, Inaugural Meeting of Loyal National League; #17, Cause of the War; #18, Opinions of Early Presidents...upon Slavery, and upon Negroes as Men and Soldiers; #19, Einheit und Freiheit; #20, Military Despotism, Arbitrary Arrest of a Judge; #21, Letter to the Opera House Meeting, Cincinnati; #22, Emancipation is Peace, by Robert Dale Owen; #23, Letter of Peter Cooper on Slave Emancipation; #24, Patriotism, a Christian Virtue; #25, Conditions of Reconstruction; #26, Letter of Gen. A.J. Hamilton of Texas to the President of the US; #27, Nullification and Compromise; #28, The Death of Slavery; #29, Slavery, Plantations, and the Yeomanry; #30, Rebel Conditions of Peace, and Mechanics of the South; #31, Address of Loyal Leagues of State of NY to People of NYS; #32, War Power of the President, Summary Imprisonment; #33, Two Ways of Treason, or, the Open Traitor of the South face to face with his Skulking Abettor at the north; #34, The Monroe Doctrine, by Edward Everett; #35, Arguments of Secessionists; #36, Prophecy and Fulfillment, in Opposition to Secession in 1860; #37, How the South Rejected Compromise in the Peace Conference of 1861; #38, Letters on Our Struggle, Brig.-Gen. Thomas Francis Meagher; #39, A Reply to the Bible View of Slavery; #40, Conscription Act; #41, Reponse de Mm. de Gasparin...; #42, Reply of Messrs. Gasparin...to the Loyal National League of NY; #43, Gasparin [et al] Freunde Amerikas in Frankreigh; #44, Proceedings, First Anniversity Meeting of Loyal Publication Society, February 13, 1864. The Loyal Publication Society was founded in 1863, a time when the Union Army had suffered many reverses in the War Between the States. The Society's intent was to increase public support for the Union by spreading inspirational news articles and editorials, which were distributed to newspapers for publication as well as directly to Union soldiers.

$1500.00

THE OLD FRANKLIN ALMANAC NO. 6, FOR 1865
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THE OLD FRANKLIN ALMANAC NO. 6, FOR 1865

By Winch, A., publisher

Philadelphia: A. Winch, 505 Chestnut St., T. Sinex, Printer, 1864. First Edition. Softcover. Good. pp: 52, (4)Winch catalogue of cartes de visite. Text in two columns, except the 12 pages for the months. The main text is a running account, "A Chronicle of the Great Rebellion against the United States," from October 17, 1863 through October 29, 1864. Following that are lists of generals: The Regular Army of the United States; Generals of Volunteers; The Rebel Army Establishment; The Rebel Government; The Rebel Congress; The Rebel Finances; Casualties among General Officers of the Union Army [and] of the Rebel Army; Stamp Rates; License Duties; Volunteers in the Loyal States; Territorial Governments; etc. Bound in pictorial tan wrappers; slight edge chipping; spine chipped and intact. 9" x 5.75"

$60.00

MR. WINTHROP'S VOTE ON THE WAR BILL  [War with Mexico]
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MR. WINTHROP'S VOTE ON THE WAR BILL [War with Mexico]

By Winthrop, Robert Charles

[Boston]: Eastburn's Press, 1846. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 12pp; edges untrimmed, and lightly dusted. Printed self-wrappers. 10.25" x 6.25" Defends Winthrop's vote in favor of the Mexican War. [American Imprints 46-7605].

$25.00

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER.  Friday Morning, October 2, 1863
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CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER. Friday Morning, October 2, 1863

By South Carolina, Charleston

Charleston, SC: A.S. Willington & Co, 1863. First Edition. Good. 2pp, broadsheet, 23." x 16.5". Six columns of text on each side. Piece (2.5" x 1"} torn from left margin with small loss of text. News headlines in this issue include: From Richmond--Meade Reinforcing Rosencrans--Yankee Army Fortifying at Culpeper C.H.; The Richmond Whig Remarks; News from the Islands--The firing of the enemy from Gadberry Hill was more rapid...; The Shiloh Academy; Our Financial Situation--Letter of William Gregg -- Graniteville, S.C.; Twenty-fourth Regiment S.C.V.--Field and Staff; News from Lincolndom; The Field of Battle; The Florida Seized at Brest; The Treatment of Negro Soldiers; The Battle of Gettysburg; classified ads (Marion Fire Engine Company, Schooner Magnolia, War Tax Notice, Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston Work House, Special Orders Troop Movements of the Confederate Army, Formation of Volunteer Companies for Local Defense, &c.).

$150.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR GENERAL GEORGE STONEMAN, PHOTOGRAPHED BY MATHEW BRADY
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR GENERAL GEORGE STONEMAN, PHOTOGRAPHED BY MATHEW BRADY

By Stoneman, George

New York: E. & H.T. Anthony, 1860. Original photograph. Very Good. Head-and-shoulders sepiatone portrait of General Stoneman in uniform, mounted to card stock as issued. Written in pencil below the image is "Genl. Stoneman" [not his signature]. Printed on the verso is: "Published by E. & H.T. Anthony / 501 Broadway / New York / logo / From Photographic Negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery." Size: 3-11/16" x 2-5/8" Stoneman (1822-1894) was a US Cavalry officer, who roomed with Stonewall Jackson at West Point. He served as McClellan's adjutant in the War Between the States, fought under Hooker at Chancellorsville, and was captured while commanding Sherman's Cavalry in Georgia. After the War, he went to California and was elected Governor of the State, &c.

$125.00

REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, RELATIVE TO ADDITIONAL MEANS OF DEFENCE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.  In Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate on April 28, 1826.; May 8, 1826.  Printed by order of the Senate of the United States
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REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, RELATIVE TO ADDITIONAL MEANS OF DEFENCE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. In Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate on April 28, 1826.; May 8, 1826. Printed by order of the Senate of the United States

By Barbour, James & others

Washington DC: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1826. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 11pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5" [American Imprints 27332].

$60.00

A MESSAGE FROM PRINCESS ELIZABETH TO BRITISH CHILDREN ABROAD:  CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM TULA AND OTTO JEIDELS
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A MESSAGE FROM PRINCESS ELIZABETH TO BRITISH CHILDREN ABROAD: CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM TULA AND OTTO JEIDELS

By Elizabeth II

White Plains, New York: Tula & Otto Jeidels, 1940. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (9)pp, decorated title-page and tailpiece printed in black and red. Bound in textured wrappers sewn over card covers, paper cover label. 5.25" x 3.75" The United Kingdom entered World War II in 1939. On October 13, 1940, the 14-year-old Princess Elizabeth made her first radio broadcast during the BBC's Children's Hour, addressing children who had been evacuated from the cities to keep them safe. This booklet contains the text of her broadcast.

$35.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF GENERAL JOHN C. FREMONT IN HIS CIVIL WAR OFFICER'S UNIFORM
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CARTE DE VISITE OF GENERAL JOHN C. FREMONT IN HIS CIVIL WAR OFFICER'S UNIFORM

By Fremont, John Charles

s.l.: s.n., 1862. Original document. Very Good. Three-quarter photographic portrait of General John C. Fremont in the uniform of a one-star General. Image measures 3.5" x 2.25". Overall card size is 3-7/8" x 2-1/2". No photographer's imprint. Fremont (1813-1890) led five expeditions into the American West in the 1840s, served as a Major in the War with Mexico, commanded the Department of the West at the start of the Civil War, &c., &c.

$125.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF ADMIRAL CHARLES S. BOGGS IN HIS CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICER'S UNIFORM
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CARTE DE VISITE OF ADMIRAL CHARLES S. BOGGS IN HIS CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICER'S UNIFORM

By Boggs, Charles Stewart

New Brunswick, NJ: Robt. M. Boggs, 1860. Original document. Very Good. Full-length photographic portrait of Admiral Charles S. Boggs in his US Navy officer's uniform with greatcoat, holding his hat. Image size is 3.5" x 2.25". Overall card size is 4" x 2-3/8". Printed on the verso: "From Robt. M. Boggs, Photographic Gallery, 226 Burnet St., New Brunswick, N.J." Above that is written in pencil, "Admiral Boggs." [Not an authentic signature.]. Boggs (1811-1888) was born and died at New Brunswick, New Jersey. He served in the US Navy during the War with Mexico, aboard the steamer "Princeton," and commanded the gunboat "Veruna" in the American Civil War, during the capture of New Orleans in 1862, &c. The destroyer USS Boggs was named for him. // Regarding the photographer: "...Boggs had his own studio in New Brunswick from 1860 to 1868, during which time, like other studio photographers, he photographed Civil War soldiers..." (Saretzky, Nineteenth Century New Jersey Photographers). + "Advertised at the "Combination Light Daguerreian Gallery", 199 Burnett Street, New Brunswick, N.J., 1855-1856. He lived on on George Street. He offered daguerreotypes, crayon and stereoscopic pictures. Probably the same as Robert M. Boggs, listed as ambrotypes, New York City, N.Y., 1858-1860. There, in 1858-1859, he was listed at 419 Broadway, and lived in Jersey City, N.J." (craigcamera.com).

$100.00

QUARTERLY RETURN OF CLOTHING, CAMP AND GARRISON EQUIPAGE,  RECEIVED AND ISSUED AT CAMP NEAR ALEXANDRIA, VA BY LIEUT. THOMAS J. LEIGH, QUARTERMASTER, 2ND REGIMENT, EXCELSIOR BRIGADE, SICLES DIVISION, DURING THE QUARTER ENDING ON THE THIRTIETH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1862
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QUARTERLY RETURN OF CLOTHING, CAMP AND GARRISON EQUIPAGE, RECEIVED AND ISSUED AT CAMP NEAR ALEXANDRIA, VA BY LIEUT. THOMAS J. LEIGH, QUARTERMASTER, 2ND REGIMENT, EXCELSIOR BRIGADE, SICLES DIVISION, DURING THE QUARTER ENDING ON THE THIRTIETH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1862

By Alexandria, Virginia / Sickles Division

1862. Original manuscript. Good. 8pp, quarto, printed form, accomplished by hand. Most of the columns on the eight pages are filled in by hand, giving us a good picture of what was issued to the troops, including: Trousers, Flannel Shirts, Drawers, Infantry Boots, Stockings, Great Coats, Blankets, Haversacks, Canteens, Axes, Spades, Camp Kettles, Drums, Sticks, Wall Tents, Common Tents, Pick Axes, Hospital Tents, Hospital Tent Flies, &c. 9.25" x 7.5". Original folds, minor smudges.

$120.00

MENNONITES IN THE WORLD WAR, OR NONRESISTANCE UNDER TEST
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MENNONITES IN THE WORLD WAR, OR NONRESISTANCE UNDER TEST

By Hartzler, J.S.

Scottdale, Pa: Mennonite Publishing House, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 246pp with index. Bound in blue cloth, dark blue lettering. 7.75" x 5". Few minor spots in text. Laid in is an unused Curteich postcard (ca. 1940) showing two "Mennonite Maids of Lancaster County, Ephrata, Pa.", printed by Weit News Co., Ephrata. [WorldCat does not include this first edition of the title.].

$45.00

POST OF FORT KEOGH, MONTANA,  ORDERS NO. 108,  AUGUST 6th, 1889
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POST OF FORT KEOGH, MONTANA, ORDERS NO. 108, AUGUST 6th, 1889

By Montana Territory

1889. Original manuscript. Good. One page, quarto. Handwritten by order of Colonel Peter T. Swaine, 22nd Infantry Regiment, commander of Fort Keogh, in part: "...the A.C.S. will issue to the troops of this Command, seven-hundred and fifty (750) pounds of Canned Corned Beef and one-hundred and ninety (190) Cans of Baked Beans, the former in lieu of bacon, to prevent deterioration and ultimate loss to the Government...." Signed by the Post Adjutant on behalf of Col. Swaine. Written in sepia ink on lined paper and ruled in red ink. 9.75" x 7.5". Light damp stain at left margin. Fort Keogh was built on the south bank of the Yellowstone River in 1876, just after the Battle of Little Bighorn. Its mission was to stop the Cheyenne and Sioux from escaping to Canada. Originally called theTongue River Cantonment, the name was changed in 1878 to honor Captain Myles Keogh, killed at Little Bighorn.

$250.00

A HISTORY OF THE CHURCH HILL TUNNEL
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A HISTORY OF THE CHURCH HILL TUNNEL

By Griggs, Walter Samuel, Jr.

Richmond, Virginia, 1963. Original manuscript. Very Good. (19)pp quarto, stencil from typescript of this thesis/dissertation. Text begins: "In April of 1865 the Confederate Army under General Robert E. Lee moved slowly out or Richmond, the fallen capital of the Confederacy...." 8.5" x 11". Paper-clipped, not bound. The author, a law professor, has written extensively on events in the history of Richmond and Virginia. [WorldCat locates two holdings of this title: Library of Virginia, Virginia Hist Soc.].

$25.00

WASHINGTON'S ATTITUDE TOWARD A NAVY:  An Address delivered ... before the Washington Association of New Jersey.  With Introduction by Henry C. Pitney, Jr., and Proceedings of the Celebration.  At Headquarters, Morristown, N.J., on February 22, 1907
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WASHINGTON'S ATTITUDE TOWARD A NAVY: An Address delivered ... before the Washington Association of New Jersey. With Introduction by Henry C. Pitney, Jr., and Proceedings of the Celebration. At Headquarters, Morristown, N.J., on February 22, 1907

By Goodrich, Caspar F.

1907. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 20pp. Bound in printed green wrappers. 9" x 6" Caspar Frederick Goodrich (1847-1925) was a U.S. Navy admiral whose actions during the Spanish-American War were especially noteworthy. [WorldCat locates two holdings of this title: NYPL and Yale.].

$50.00

A MAP OF THOSE PARTS OF VIRGINIA, NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA & GEORGIA WHICH WERE THE SCENE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT OPERATIONS OF THE SOUTHERN ARMIES.; Compiled by S. Lavis.  Engraved by Francis Shallus
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A MAP OF THOSE PARTS OF VIRGINIA, NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA & GEORGIA WHICH WERE THE SCENE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT OPERATIONS OF THE SOUTHERN ARMIES.; Compiled by S. Lavis. Engraved by Francis Shallus

By Virginia, NC, SC, & GA

Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne, 1807. First Edition. Very Good. Engraved for Marshall's LIFE OF WASHINGTON, this is Plate VIII of the Atlas. Double plate, folded as issued, with faint off-setting, opens to 14.25" x 10.5" + margins. [See Howes, U.S. IANA M317.].

$125.00

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