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STEREOSCOPIC VIEW,  GLEN EYRIE--FROM THE NORTH.  Showing Echo Rock, Garden of the Gods, and Cheyenne Mountain.  Scenes on the Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway
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STEREOSCOPIC VIEW, GLEN EYRIE--FROM THE NORTH. Showing Echo Rock, Garden of the Gods, and Cheyenne Mountain. Scenes on the Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway

By Colorado / Gurnsey, Byron H.

Colorado Springs: Gurnsey, 1872. Original photograph. Very Good. Two sepiatone images (3.5" x 3..25"), mounted side by side on yellow card stock, 4" x 7" Glen Eyrie Castle, built by Colorado Springs founder William Jackson Palmer, is seen on the mountaintop overlooking the rugged landscape and Arkansas River in the foreground.

$45.00

CHARGE OF LARCENY AGAINST AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN FOR STEALING TEN YARDS OF CLOTH:  Dated August, 1831
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CHARGE OF LARCENY AGAINST AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN FOR STEALING TEN YARDS OF CLOTH: Dated August, 1831

By Pennsylvania, Adams County

1831. Original document. Fine. Printed form, accomplished by hand in sepia ink. The Grand Inquest of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charges that Rebecca Brack, a "Coloured woman," on 24 July 1831, stole ten (10) yards of Calico valued at four dollars from one Jacob Shroeder, "...then and there did feloniously did steal, take and carry away; contrary to the form of the Act of General Assembly...against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth...." Signed by Andrew G. Miller, Deputy Attorney General, for Samuel Douglas, Attorney General. Three witnesses listed. Docketed on the verso. 6.75" x 8.25"

$125.00

STEREOSCOPIC VIEW,  SUMMIT OF PIKE'S PEAK--THE CRATER.  Scenes on the Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway
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STEREOSCOPIC VIEW, SUMMIT OF PIKE'S PEAK--THE CRATER. Scenes on the Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway

By Colorado / Gurnsey, Byron H.

Colorado Springs: Gurnsey, 1872. Original photograph. Very Good. Two sepiatone images (3.5" x 3..25"), mounted side by side on yellow card stock, 4" x 7" At the right is a man seated on a rock, overlooking the canyon below. [OCLC finds only a similar (snow-covered) view, held by Pike's Paak Library District.].

$50.00

ARREST WARRANT & JUDGMENT AGAINST A LANCASTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN, ISSUED BY THE SHERIFF OF CALEDONIA COUNTY, VERMONT IN 1799
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ARREST WARRANT & JUDGMENT AGAINST A LANCASTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN, ISSUED BY THE SHERIFF OF CALEDONIA COUNTY, VERMONT IN 1799

By Vermont / Dana, Daniel

1799. Original document. Very Good. Letterpress printed form, accomplished by hand. In part: "To the Sheriff of the County of Caledonia, his Deputy, or either Constable of Guildhall .... Nathaniel White of Lancaster in the County of Grafton & State of New Hampshire .... recovered Judgment against Jonathan Hopkinson of Lunenburg ... for the sum of three dollars & fourteen cents Damages, and one Dollar and eighteen cents Costs of Suit .... [to be levied against Jonathan, or] take the Body of the said Jonathan and him commit to the Keeper of the Gaol in Danville ... until he pay the full Sums ...." [signed] Daniel Dana, Justice Peace. Docketed on the verso, with additional contemporary notes in sepia ink. Printed on laid paper, 6.5" x 8" Daniel Dana served as a Chief Judge of Caledonia County, Vermont, from 1801 to 1807, 1809, and 1813-1814.

$35.00

HANDWRITTEN ACCOUNT BOOK AND TRAVEL NOTES KEPT BY THIS LAWYER AND JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AT MEREDITH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, IN THE AREA OF LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE,  1846-1848
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HANDWRITTEN ACCOUNT BOOK AND TRAVEL NOTES KEPT BY THIS LAWYER AND JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AT MEREDITH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, IN THE AREA OF LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE, 1846-1848

By New Hampshire / Eastman, Thomas

1846. Original manuscript. Softcover. Very Good. 40+pp in ink, written in a readable hand. Inside the cover, it is noted that Charles H. Holland was Highway Surveyor, Giles Leach was School Superintendent, and Hanson Bedie was Tax Collector. Entries include: awards on N. Hampton road, 300.00; Samuel T. Leavitt for house keeping, 1.50; for shoveling out drifts, 1.25; Baptist Soc, 10.50; Lucinda Taylor, 9.50; D. Philbrick, 3.00; Polly Fogg, 10.50; Town of Moultenborow, 28.00; King George, 80.00; King George, 40.00; John Swain, in part for Pounds, 60.00; paid Hubbard Lovejoy for going onto the Island, .25; paid Simeon Hoyt for boarding Altazare Bachelder, 1.50; Justice of the Peace, .25; paid for hire to whitewash farm house, 1.00; one day at the Poor Farm, 1.00; one day to look up superintendent for poor farm, 1.00; 11 days getting inventory, 4 in first division, 7 in 2nd division, 11.00; 2 days preparing books and copying inventory, 2.00; 6 days making highway tax warrants, 6.00; one day distributing Surveyor's warrants, 1.00; to horse and wagon 25 miles, 3.00; one day at town meeting, 1.00; to keeping Selectmen one day and night; to one day makeing School House tax for District No 15. and other business at Chases Mills [Chace's Mill]; one day to settle Small-Pox bills at Moultenborow, horse & wagon, 1.50; one day to let the N. Hampton road to be built, 1.00; 10 days attending Court at Concord and to Lynn after a witness, 10.00; one day to revize Juror Box, 1.00; D.G. Smith moved into my house the last Monday in June, rent to be $30.00 per year; Winchell Blaisdell moved into my house Dec 15th 1846, rent to be $30 per year; Paid the following bills in the Blood case [a long list of names and payments]; Elezer Young for surveying the road & makeing plan of the same where Blood up set; Ebenr. Stevens for 7 days looking up witness and prepareing for the tryal of the Blood Case, 4.00; travel & expence to Concord, 11.13; 10 days attending Court at Concord and to Lynn after writing, 10.00; &.; &c. ~~ Bound in old marbled wrappers, two pocket notebooks sewn together at the spines. 5.25" x 3.25" Thomas Eastman (1787-1868), named for his father, was born and died at Belknap, New Hampshire. The Journal of the New Hampshire House of Representatives shows that Eastman was the elected representative from Belknap County, 1847-1848.

$200.00

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA [LAND PROMOTION]
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HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA [LAND PROMOTION]

By California, Humboldt County

Eureka, California: Lambert & McKeehan, Printers, 1915. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 32pp; 12 full-page and 8 half-page b&w views from photographs, four views in color on rectos and versos of both covers. Topics in the text include: location, streams, harbors, lands, soil, climate, healthfulness, population, transportation, commerce, lumbering, farming, horticulture, dairying, stock raising, fish, sporting, mining, manufacturers, prices of land, etc. Bound in color-pictorial wrappers. 7.75" x 5.25" "Humboldt Has: Great extent; good lands at fair prices; its own lumber, fuel, food, wool, and leather; equable temperature, abundant rainfall, and consequent healthfulness; diversity of products, great natural resources, balance of trade always in its favor. It Has Not: Chinese or Japanese; Spanish or railroad grants; irrigation; serious pests of vegetables or fruit; summer thunder storms, cold winters, severe frosts, cyclones, or blizzards; crop failures, from any cause. It Needs: More capital and more manufactures. Capable, energetic settlers, who mean business."

$45.00

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE OF FINANCE IN RELATION TO  SMUGGLING ON THE NORTH WESTERN FRONTIER OF THE U.S.  18th Congress, 2d Session, [22], January 28, 1825
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LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE OF FINANCE IN RELATION TO SMUGGLING ON THE NORTH WESTERN FRONTIER OF THE U.S. 18th Congress, 2d Session, [22], January 28, 1825

By New York State / Crawford, William H. and others

Washington DC: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1825. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 14pp. Printed self-wrappers. Neatly removed from a nonce volume. 8.5" x 5.5" Regards the smuggling of liquor by steamboats on Lake Champlain. [American Imprints 22928].

$85.00

RELEASE OF DEED OF TRUST FOR EMMA G. EDWARDS AND C.A. EDWARDS, COVERING THEIR HOUSE AND LOT IN LEADVILLE (LAKE COUNTY), COLORADO, 1 JULY 1899
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RELEASE OF DEED OF TRUST FOR EMMA G. EDWARDS AND C.A. EDWARDS, COVERING THEIR HOUSE AND LOT IN LEADVILLE (LAKE COUNTY), COLORADO, 1 JULY 1899

By Colorado, Leadville

1896. Original document. Very Good. Printed form, accomplished by hand. signed by George W. Whyte, Public Trustee, and by Leonard McSmith, Notary Public, with embossed seal and revenue stamp. 17" x 11", folds to 8.5" x 3.75", docketed on cover.

$35.00

PIKE'S PEAK BY AUTO [cover title]:  THE PIKE'S PEAK AUTOMOBILE HIGHWAY...Grandest Scenic Highway in the World
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PIKE'S PEAK BY AUTO [cover title]: THE PIKE'S PEAK AUTOMOBILE HIGHWAY...Grandest Scenic Highway in the World

By Colorado, Pike's Peak

Brooklyn, NY: Albertype Co, 1918. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Contains 11 leaves printed in sepia ink on heavy stock, rectos only: one page of text, 10 views from photographs. Ribbon-tied, pictorial cream wrappers. 4.75" x 6.5" Views include: Entrance to Pike's Peak Auto Highway; Ute Pass; Glen Cove; Serpentine Trail; Switchbacks; Continental Divide; Observatory, Summit House; &c. [WorldCat finds only the Denver PL holding of this title.].

$35.00

THE RAND-McNALLY VEST POCKET MAP OF INDIANA:  showing all Counties, Cities, Towns, Railways, Lakes, Rivers, etc.; Population is given according to the latest official census
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THE RAND-McNALLY VEST POCKET MAP OF INDIANA: showing all Counties, Cities, Towns, Railways, Lakes, Rivers, etc.; Population is given according to the latest official census

By Indiana

Chicago and New York: Rand McNally & Co, 1910. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Full-color map opens to 27" x 19". Folds into brown stiff wrappers, printed in black, 5.5" x 2.5"

$50.00

HAND-COLORED FOLDING MAP OF OXFORD, NAUGATUCK, MILLVILLE & STRAITSVILLE, CONNECTICUT
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HAND-COLORED FOLDING MAP OF OXFORD, NAUGATUCK, MILLVILLE & STRAITSVILLE, CONNECTICUT

By Connecticut, Oxford

s.l.: s.n., 1850. Original document. Very Good. Engraved map, colored by hand in pink, green and yellow; mounted on canvas in panels for folding. Opens to 15" x 24". Folds to 7.5" x 4". Trace of light wear at folds, still in sound condition. Shows rivers, railroads, major property owners, etc. Printed in an upper corner is an Oxford Centre Business Directory keyed to the map. Entries include: Sanford, S.P., Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Drugs, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Liquors, &c.; Henry Lum, Resident; G.R. Baldwin, Mason; O.C. Buckingham, Butcher; Alfred Harger, County Surveyor; R,S, Hinman, Principal, Boarding School for Boys; Horace Hinman, Mfr. of All Kinds of Ladies Kid Button Boots, Batmorals, also Gaiters of Cloth, Morocco, &c.; etc., etc.

$100.00

THE RAND-McNALLY VEST POCKET MAP OF MICHIGAN (SOUTHERN):  Showing all Counties, Cities, Towns, Railways, Lakes, Rivers, etc.
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THE RAND-McNALLY VEST POCKET MAP OF MICHIGAN (SOUTHERN): Showing all Counties, Cities, Towns, Railways, Lakes, Rivers, etc.

By Michigan

Chicago: Rand McNally, 1910. Softcover. Very Good. Full-color map of southern Michigan, opens to 27.5" x 20.5"; census figures on verso. Folds into printed tan wrappers, 5.5" x 2.5"

$40.00

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

MAP OF MINNESOTA:  TRAVERSE COUNTY, THE GARDEN SPOT OF THE RED RIVER VALLEY.  Compliments of Traverse Land Company...Immigration Agents for West Central Minnesota Lands
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MAP OF MINNESOTA: TRAVERSE COUNTY, THE GARDEN SPOT OF THE RED RIVER VALLEY. Compliments of Traverse Land Company...Immigration Agents for West Central Minnesota Lands

By Minnesota

Des Moines.Iowa: Kenyon Company Map Makers, 1916. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Full-color map, opens to 18.5" x 32", including margins. Place-name index, census figures, shipping & postal guide on verso. Folds into printed, red card covers, 5.5" x 3". Printed inside front cover: "Don't waste time looking at poor land...come to the Land of Plenty and get a home of your own....Homeseekers Rates...." On back cover: "We sell land in different parts of Minnesota, North and South Dakota, but we make a specialty of Traverse and Grant Counties, Minnesota, and Roberts County, South Dakota Farms...no better and surer crop-producing land to be had anywhere for the price that we are able to sell farms here for." [Unrecorded by WorldCat.].

$150.00

STEREOSCOPIC VIEW OF "LITTLE CHIEF" IRON SPRING, ONE MILE FROM MANITOU HOUSE, MANITOU, COLORADO.  Scenes on the Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway
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STEREOSCOPIC VIEW OF "LITTLE CHIEF" IRON SPRING, ONE MILE FROM MANITOU HOUSE, MANITOU, COLORADO. Scenes on the Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway

By Colorado / Gurnsey, Byron H.

Colorado Springs: Gurnsey, 1880. Original photograph. Very Good. Two sepiatone images (3.5" x 3..25"), mounted side by side on yellow card stock, 4" x 7" "Exterior view looking northeast of the original 'Summer House' at Ute Iron Springs in Manitou Springs, Colorado; a shingle roofed pavilion (1880) with latticed balustrade and wooden arched columns. On the left is a buggy (top down) with a man and a woman in it. A woman with a folded parasol is seated by the entrance of the spring; she is holding a glass of water, and another woman is standing between her and the buggy. Another woman is seated to the right of the pavilion, with a child next to her. All four are wearing hats, bodices and full dresses. In the background are lodgepole pines and mountains, and in the foreground is a tree and bushes" [Denver Public Library description].

$45.00

STEREOSCOPIC VIEW OF CLEAR CREEK CANYON:  Colorado Mountain Scenery
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STEREOSCOPIC VIEW OF CLEAR CREEK CANYON: Colorado Mountain Scenery

By Colorado / Chamberlain, William Gunnison

Denver: W.G. Chamberlain, 1875. Original photograph. Good. Two sepiatone images (3.5" x 3..25"), mounted side by side on green card stock, 4" x 7". Dampmark on verso. Printed slip on verso: "Clear Creek Canyon. This canyon is traversed by the Colorado Central Rail Road with an ascent of 106 to 175 feet to the mile. The road is firmly and safely built, although it has sharper curves and more of them than any road in the country. The scenery is bold and magnificent, and no written description will convey an adequate idea of its sublime grandeur, equaling the most noted localities in California" "A railroad bridge, the first wooden one, crosses Elk Creek, and is barely visible behind a leafy tree in this view of Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado" [Ronzio Collection description]. The Chamberlain studio was at the corner of Larimer & 15th Streets, Denver.

$35.00

SOUVENIR VIEWS OF RAWHIDE, NEVADA
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SOUVENIR VIEWS OF RAWHIDE, NEVADA

By Nevada, Rawhide / Johnson, Ned E. and F.W. Clark

Rawhide, Nevada: N.E. Johnson, 1970. Softcover. Very Good. pp: (1) text, (41) views from photographs with captions, (1) portrait of Ned E. Johnson (photographer), folding panorama bound in at back. The one-page text, "Rawhide," is by F.W. Clark, Pacific Coast Agent. Bound in pictorial green wrappers. Private bookplate inside cover, otherwise in fine condition. 8" x 10.5" [Eberstadt 132:506, "the most phenomenal gold camp the world has ever known."] This is a high-quality 1970s reprint of the rare 1908 edition.

$100.00

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

TO ALL CITIZENS OF CAPE COD, GREETING!  1896
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TO ALL CITIZENS OF CAPE COD, GREETING! 1896

By Massachusetts, New Bedford

New Bedford, MA: Board of Trade, 1896. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 7pp. The New Bedford Board of Trade invites visitation and commerce from the people of Cape Cod. Touches on the railroad controversy, new ferry service, trolleys, demise of whaling, flourishing cotton industry, banks, shopping, opera house, &c. Bound in card stock, cover printed in blue. 6" x 3.5" [Unrecorded by WorldCat.].

$45.00

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF PENNESSEEWASSEE LODGE NO. 18, NORWAY, MAINE.   Instituted July 11, 1878
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CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF PENNESSEEWASSEE LODGE NO. 18, NORWAY, MAINE. Instituted July 11, 1878

By Maine, Norway

Portland, Maine: Stephen Berry, Printer, 1879. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 53pp. Includes a blank membership certificate, lodge constitution, by-laws, order of business, list of 24 members (one deceased), and index. Bound in printed gray wrappers. 6.25" x 4" [Unrecorded by WorldCat.].

$50.00

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