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The Harrisburg Auction, Part II - Day 1 - Oct 8

Tuesday, October 08, 2013  |  7:00 AM Pacific
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Guernsey's will be following up the first Auction by selling an additional 1,000 unreserved lots of rare documents, historic correspondence, printed material, exceptional photographs, maps, rare book

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Rare Autograph of Soldier John McKinney

Rare Autograph of Soldier John McKinney

Lot # 8000 (Sale Order: 1 of 506)      

Soldier's Pay Voucher - a pre-printed 8x11" Pay Voucher for "John McKinney, 2nd Lieut. 4th U.S. Cavalry" dated May, 1872 - showing he was paid $125 and that he received payment. The document is signed at the bottom "John A. McKinney, 2nd Lieut, 4th Cavalry" - the entire document has been filled by him. No location is given, but the date highly suggests he was somewhere in Texas. The document has a quarter-size light brown stain on the left edge, not affecting anything. Includes two biographical sketches.

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Pennsylvania Rev. War Soldier's Pay

Pennsylvania Rev. War Soldier's Pay

Lot # 8001 (Sale Order: 2 of 506)      

State of Pennsylvania Pay Certificate issued for Private John McBride, 10th Pennsylvania Regiment, 1781. 8x4 ptd/ink. vg.

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Colt Revolver Thief

Colt Revolver Thief

Lot # 8003 (Sale Order: 3 of 506)      

1871 arrest warrant issued charging Pennsylvanian with theft of a citizen's coat and Colt Revolver, latter valued at $8. 8x12 1p ink. vg.

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Hand-Tinted Album Cabinet Photo

Hand-Tinted Album Cabinet Photo

Lot # 8004 (Sale Order: 4 of 506)      

Apache Chief with Winchester Rifle.

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Cowgirl with Rifle Cabinet Photo

Cowgirl with Rifle Cabinet Photo

Lot # 8005 (Sale Order: 5 of 506)      

5" x 7"

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Signed Arizona Territory Check

Signed Arizona Territory Check

Lot # 8006 (Sale Order: 6 of 506)      

A 3x8" 1878 check from Tucson from the banking house of L.M. Jacobs & Co. Features black on white printing with a nice vignette of an Indian warrior with a rifle on a rocky ledge. The check is signed "E.B. Gage". Has very slight tear on the left edge with slight border loss.

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Abstract of Posse Service

Abstract of Posse Service

Lot # 8007 (Sale Order: 7 of 506)      

Pre-printed, one page, 8x14" document dated Sept. 30, 1986 - no location given, but would be in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). The document lists B. Dunn as the only possee member who assisted Heck Thomas as Deputy in the case of United States Vs Bill Doolin with $15 due to Dunn for his services as a posse member. The document has two staple holes at the top with tiny paper loss and two small tears at the top with archival tape repair on the verso (not noticeable), otherwise fine and frameable. The document is unsigned.

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Autograph of James Burns

Autograph of James Burns

Lot # 8008 (Sale Order: 8 of 506)      

Cripple Creek mining millionaire, Burns (1853-1917) was a Scotch-Irishman who owned stock in 150 mining companies upon his death. Included in the lot are a pre-printed 7x8" James F. Burns pay voucher dated 1914 from Colorado Springs (Burns has proxy-signed an employee's name at the bottom adding "by Jas F.B."), and an issued 3x8" personal check of James F. Burns, dated 1909 from Colorado Springs. (Is signed James F. Burns and has a blue crayon-like check mark over the signature).

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17th Century Printed Sermon

17th Century Printed Sermon

Lot # 8009 (Sale Order: 9 of 506)      

"Preached before the King and Queen at White-Hall, November 12, 1693. Being the day appointed for a public Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the gracious preservation of his Majesty by John Lord, Archbishop of York. Published by their Majesties Command. London. Printed at Bishop's head in St. Paul's Church-Yard in 1693." 32pp. A clean rare document which is not catalogued in London imprint list.

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War of 1812 Broadside

War of 1812 Broadside

Lot # 8010 (Sale Order: 10 of 506)      

Boston, Sept. 16, 1814. General orders signed in type by J. Brooks, Adj. Gen. Appointments. Training instructions. Discipline, Security of the Seaports and much more. 8x13 in rag laid paper, has been professionally restored and lined with rice paper.

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Minute Man Payment Order Circa 1782

Minute Man Payment Order Circa 1782

Lot # 8011 (Sale Order: 11 of 506)      

Hartford, Nov. 4th, 1782. Received, of Pay-Table-Committee, their order on the Treasurer, of this State to secure the payment of six pounds, nineteen shillings and two pence, it being the balance due to me on the first day of January, 1780 as stated by the committees of the State and of the Army. Signed "Benj Bugber".

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California and Oregon Stagecoach Waybill

California and Oregon Stagecoach Waybill

Lot # 8012 (Sale Order: 12 of 506)      

Large 10x13" Waybill dated July 30, 1867 - has a bold title across the top "California and Oregon United States Mail Line" and it lists many passengers from Yreka to Marysville". Lists nearly 20 passengers including a Reverend, several women and one "Chinaman" with such destinations as "Sac. City, Twoer House, Shasta, Dry Creek and Marysville". The Waybill lists their charges and which stagecoach driver received them. On the verso is a schedule from Yreka to Marysville, where it lists the time of arrivals and the departures to the various stops inbetween the two towns.

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Silver City Business Ledger

Silver City Business Ledger

Lot # 8013 (Sale Order: 13 of 506)      

A 400 page 9x14" hard bound business ledger covering a period from 1897 to 1898 probably from a mercantile as it lists all sort of merchandise sold. The first dozen pages are a quick A to Z reference of the various accounts with the business followed by many pages of detailed transactions with each business - about half the 400 pages are filled out. All of the pages have a slight damp stain along the bottom half-inch of each page causing slight warbling toward the bottom of the pages - not bad. The leather spine has been separated from the ledger but is otherwise fine and internally sound and intact. Business who have accounts within the ledger include, but are not limited to, "Silver City Reduction Co. - Silver City Water Works - Mogollon Merc Co. Pacific Mill - Queen Mining Co. - SV Cattle Co. Exchange Saloon" as well as accounts in other towns.

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John Burgone Vs U.S. re: Whiskey Still C 1817

John Burgone Vs U.S. re: Whiskey Still C 1817

Lot # 8014 (Sale Order: 14 of 506)      

Suit against the government for retaining too much of the license fee for the operation of a still after the still had ceased to operate. A very long and detailed letter that gets straight to the matter.

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Ohio Boxing Document

Ohio Boxing Document

Lot # 8015 (Sale Order: 15 of 506)      

Early Ohio document charing two gentleman for boxing on Sunday. From the three documents included in the group there is an indication that illegal gambling occurred without a permit.

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Brass Spurs. Figural Serpents

Brass Spurs. Figural Serpents

Lot # 8015A (Sale Order: 16 of 506)      

Leather straps. 5 1/4"

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Oklahoma Land Rush Cabinet Card

Oklahoma Land Rush Cabinet Card

Lot # 8016 (Sale Order: 18 of 506)      

4 1/4" x 6 1/2" image on 5x8" cream mount. "Just before the start of the Oklahoma Land Rush" brown ink inscription on verso (probably post dated along with a recent pen date of 1889). No other identification.

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Surgeon's Kit

Surgeon's Kit

Lot # 8016A (Sale Order: 17 of 506)      

Tools in a fitted wooden box. Faded name plaque at the top of the box. 17 1/2" x 5 3/4" x 2 1/2"

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Album Photo of 1860s Town Scene

Album Photo of 1860s Town Scene

Lot # 8017 (Sale Order: 19 of 506)      

Interesting unmounted 3 x 3 1/2" album photodepicting a group of men standing in front of a group of low, flat buildings. One could be a saloon, another a small stable. You can read a "Drugs" sign on one of the structures. Simple unpaved dirt road and plank walkway.

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7th Cavalry Parade Baton

7th Cavalry Parade Baton

Lot # 8017A (Sale Order: 20 of 506)      

Silverplate with a 7 and crossed swords at the top. Mounted with an eagle on the shaft

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Arizona Wagon Team Photograph

Arizona Wagon Team Photograph

Lot # 8018 (Sale Order: 21 of 506)      

8x6" album photo of huge wagon, possibly grain harvester, with 2 drivers managing a 12 mule team. C 1890s. vg.

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Cavalry Trooper Cabinet Photo

Cavalry Trooper Cabinet Photo

Lot # 8019 (Sale Order: 22 of 506)      

6x4" cabinet photo, full view of Trooper Wallace Feener with Krag Carbine Gaubntlets and Cavalry insignia on Garrison cap, standing on barrack porch. Junction City pm. C 1890s. vg.

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Noncom Sword Invoice

Noncom Sword Invoice

Lot # 8020 (Sale Order: 23 of 506)      

Noncom sword at Fort Steele Wy Territory, March, 1878 - invoice issued at Fort Steele for NCO sword issued to Hospital Steward, signed by post surgeon. 8x7 ink 1p vg.

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New Mexico Cattle Expedition Letter

New Mexico Cattle Expedition Letter

Lot # 8021 (Sale Order: 24 of 506)      

April, 1883, Ft. Wingate, NM. Letter from cattleman describing exploration of open range south and west of fort, wit cavalry escort. Fine description of cattle grazing prospects, grass and zuni sheep heards. 4pp ink 8x12".

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Dakota Homesteaders Photograph

Dakota Homesteaders Photograph

Lot # 8022 (Sale Order: 25 of 506)      

5x4" photo of 4 men lunching on chicken with a whiskey jug, on the Dakota Prairie. Reverend with backstamp for U.S. Griggs, Pierre S.D. Surveys and Locations. With caption, "Hunting for a homestead."

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