American History: Timed Online Auction<br>Bidding Ends on Monday, February 29th

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Katie Horstman, Director
historic@cowans.com

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Passed. Please contact us for future consignment opportunities.

exhibition times

Monday, April 29, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST
Tuesday, April 30, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. EST

sale times

Thursday, February 18, 12:00 PM Start Time
Monday, February 29, 12:00 PM Closing Time

2/18/2016 - American History: Timed Online Auction - ends 2/29

The American History: Timed Auction starts on February 18th and ends on February 29th. This auction will feature everything from 19th century photography, political campaign ephemera, historical textiles, items associated with slavery and abolition, Lincolniana, the Civil War, social history, books, manuscripts and autographs, to flags and historical relics.

auction notes

Timed Auction:
Special Collections items are available for absentee bidding only. You can browse the catalog and place bids at any time.

Proxi-bid
This platform operates using the "proxibid" method - you may place a high bid and the system will bid on your behalf up to that limit.

1-Minute Closing Rule
Starting at 12:00 PM (Noon) on the Final Date, all lots will close starting with lot #1. There will be a 1 minute period between each item until all items close.

Extended Bidding
Any bids placed within 30 minutes of the closing time will extend bidding by another 30 minutes. This rule will apply continuously until no bids are placed within the 30 minute period.

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-each time you place a bid
-when you are outbid on any lot
-at the close of the auction if you are the high bidder

End of the Auction:
You will receive an invoice from Cowan's home office, detailing the hammer price, a buyer's premium charge, sales tax (for Ohio residents) and a shipping quote. To schedule a payment, contact us at payment@cowans.com, or call our office at 513-871-1670.

There will be a Buyer's Premium charge of 20[%] added to the final price of each item sold in this auction.

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Timed Auction
 
Lot #1 - Declaration of Independence, Engraved Wall Plaque by Samuel H. Black, 1859
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Sold: $168.00
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Lot #2 - Miniature Declaration of Independence Stanhope Viewer
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Sold: $84.00
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Lot #3 - The Declaration of Independence, Lithograph by Currier
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Sold: $36.00
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Lot #4 - Niles Weekly Register, July 3, 1813, Featuring Declaration of Independence
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Sold: $24.00
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Lot #5 - Boudoir Photograph Showing Aged Woman, Possibly Mrs. H. Stafford, Posed with Paul Jones Flag and Sword
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Sold: $228.00
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Lot #6 - Continental Army Gen. James M. Varnum, Later Copy of his Last Letter Written from Marietta, Northwest Territory (Ohio)
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Sold: $36.00
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Lot #7 - Land Indenture Signed byThomas Mifflin, 1797
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Sold: $132.00
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Lot #8 - War of 1812 Colonel Charles Coit, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
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Sold: $156.00
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Lot #9 - Indenture for Dr. Thomas Harris, Philadelphia, 1834
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Sold: $84.00
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Lot #10 - Artifact from the USS Constitution and a Reprint of the USS Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere
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Sold: $180.00
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Lot #11 - Presentation Pitcher Given to War of 1812 Sea Captain, Munson Hinman, 1849
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Sold: $1,080.00
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Lot #12 - Mexican War Prints by J. Baillie, Incl. Genl. Taylor at the Battle of Palo Alto & Battle of Churubusco
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Sold: $390.00
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Lot #13 - Currier & Ives Col. Harney at the Dragoon Fight at Medelin, Near Vera Cruz, 1847
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Sold: $60.00
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Lot #14 - Correspondences to Edward Hill During the Mexican-American War from his Family, 1846-1847
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Sold: $600.00
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Lot #15 - Letter to Ames Mfg. Co Regarding Presentation Sword for Gen. Zachary Taylor's Mexican War Victory
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Sold: $270.00
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Lot #16 - Civil War Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Triple-Armed Union Soldier
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Sold: $540.00
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Lot #17 - Civil War Sixth Plate Portrait of an Officer on Porcelain
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Sold: $96.00
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Lot #18 - Civil War Outdoor Tintype of Armed Soldiers Interacting
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Sold: $2,160.00
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Lot #19 - Civil War Sixth Plate Ambrotype Housed in Thermoplastic Frame
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Sold: $168.00
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Lot #20 - Civil War Ambrotypes and Tintypes of Union Soldiers
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Sold: $720.00
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Lot #21 - Group of Ninth Plate Ruby Ambrotypes of Civil War Soldiers
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Sold: $660.00
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Lot #22 - Civil War CDVs of Confederate Soldiers, Incl. Joseph Clatterbuck, 3d Batt. Virginia Reserves, Plus Unidentified Views
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Sold: $960.00
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Lot #23 - Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson CDV
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Sold: $270.00
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Lot #24 - Civil War CDV, Forty-Nine Officers of the C.S. Army and Navy, Plus Cabinet Photo
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Sold: $84.00
Price includes Buyer's Premium
Lot #25 - James M. Cockefair, Indiana 3rd Light Artillery and 13th Infantry, CDV, Enlarged Civil War Photograph, Plus
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Sold: $168.00
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Lot #26 - Capt. James M. Cockefair, Indiana 3rd Light Artillery and 13th Infantry, Pencil Sketch
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Sold: $108.00
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Lot #27 - Assorted U.S. Military Books Identified to James M. Cockefair, Indiana 3rd Light Artillery and 13th Infantry
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Sold: $510.00
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Lot #28 - Civil War CDV of Pvt. David Shanely, 134th OVI, Plus Family Letters
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Sold: $240.00
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Lot #29 - Tintype of Captain Henry Pearson, 6th New Hampshire Infantry, KIA
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Sold: $120.00
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Lot #30 - Carlisle Barracks, Ca 1864, Two Albumen Photographs of Officers with their Families
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Sold: $72.00
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Lot #31 - Mathew Brady CDV of Mrs. Greenhow and Daughter, Imprisoned in the Old Capitol
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Sold: $840.00
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Lot #32 - The Soldier's Trust. A Discourse Addressed to the Putnam Blues, 1862, Plus Civil War-Era Photos
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Sold: $60.00
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Lot #33 - Mathew Brady Incidents of the War Large Format Albumen Photograph of the 71st New York Staff
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Sold: $450.00
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Lot #34 - Horace E. Jones & Officers, U.S. Navy, Large Format Photograph, Signed CDV & More
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Sold: $660.00
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Lot #35 - U.S. Navy, Collection of Titles Identified to Horace E. Jones
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Sold: $270.00
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Lot #36 - Civil War Albumen Photograph of Three Union Officers Studying a Map
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Sold: $228.00
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Lot #37 - Albumen Photograph Identified as Emmanuel Garrison, Co. K, 22nd OVI
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Sold: $216.00
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Lot #38 - After the Battle, "Bloody Lane," Antietam, Photograph of Painting by J.D. Hope
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Sold: $108.00
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Lot #39 - John Rogers, The Council of War
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Sold: $480.00
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Lot #40 - Jedediah Hotchkiss, Famed Confederate Mapmaker for Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, Original Map
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Sold: $390.00
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Lot #41 - Unusual Slave Owner Letter to Lawyers, 1861,From the Law Firm of Alexander & James Donnan Papers
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Sold: $900.00
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Lot #42 - Slave Owner Requesting the Sale of an Alcoholic Slave, 1864, From the Law Firm of Alexander & James Donnan Papers
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Sold: $270.00
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Lot #43 - Slave Owner's Letter Concerning the Guardianship of a Runaway Slave Woman, 1863, From the Law Firm of Alexander & James Donnan Papers
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Sold: $330.00
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Lot #44 - Slave Owner Letters Requesting the Sale of an Obstinate Slave Woman and her Child, 1864, From theLaw Firm of Alexander & James Donnan Papers
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Sold: $480.00
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Lot #45 - Letter to a Man Hiring Slave Labor to Entrench Petersburg, 1864, From the Law Firm of Alexander & James Donnan Papers
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Sold: $420.00
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Lot #46 - Letters Declaring Doctor Claiming Slaves are Fit for Sale, 1857, From the Law Firm of James & Alexander Donnan Papers
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Sold: $360.00
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Lot #47 - Letter Concerning the Return of a Slave Serving at the Front of General A.G. Jenkins Brigade, 1864, From the Law Firm of James & Alexander Donnan Papers
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Sold: $510.00
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Lot #48 - Slave Owner Letter Hiring Out a Slave Girl, 1861, From the Law Firm of James & Alexander Donnan Papers
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Sold: $390.00
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Lot #50 - CSA Soldier, C.P. Mathias, Letter Requesting to Hire Out Two Little Negro Boys, From the Law Firm of James & Alexander Donnan Papers
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Sold: $0.00
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