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, A strand of General Lee's hair in our new historical display. The hair's provenance came from a small lock given to Laura Thomas on April 19th, 1869 by Lee himself [copy of note provided in the certificate] and separated by noted antiquarian Charles Hamiliton in 1992. This 8" X 10" display has a copy photo of Lee taken by Brady in Richmond in 1865. The hair is housed within a small magnified box for better viewing. The custom matting is attractive scarlet suede with gold Florentine trim. We have a very limited amount to sell and this is the first Lee hair we have had in five years. Unframed and shrink wrapped ready to frame.....................
$325.00     Custom framed in 3/4" deep wooden frame with UV glass.............................................$385.00 [display required a 3/4" deep frame]

2027 - GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE AT WASHINGTON COLLEGE, this 11" X 14" display has a strand of Lee's hair given to Louise R. Thoms by Lee in 1869 as well as a small piece of the leather from Lee's chair in his chapel office at Washington College when the chair was restored and remnants of the leather given to donors to the University. The hair's provenance is verified by Charles Hamiliton a noted antiquarian as being taken from a lock owned by Louise R. Thoms originally being sold by Christies of New York. A copy of the donor card from Washington & Lee University is shown on the certificate of authenticity. Unframed..........................................................$425.00



1840 - Three important autographs: [1] Charles Guiteau a large bold signature affirmed by a note from his brother John W. Guiteau as being written by Charles during his trial, [2] a large autograph of James G. Blaine who was standing next to James Garfield when he was shot by Guiteau, [3] a clipped signature of James Garfield affirmed to be from one of the blank checks Garfield signed on July 1st, 1881 and left with his secretary J. Stanley Brown to be used to pay bills while the President was on vacation in New England and Ohio. It is not known how many checks Garfield left signed with Brown but according to Mrs. Garfield they are probably the last items he signed before being shot the next morning. Research has shown that Mrs. Garfield sent out some of the checks after being mutilated [cut up to prevent usage] salvaging the signatures. Only a total of 4 half checks and one close cut signature has been on the market in the last 35 years. This signature is the "close cut check" mentioned. The assassination of President James A. Garfield took place at 9:30 am on July 2, 1881, less than four months into Garfield's term as the 20th President of the United States. Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C.; he died in Elberon, New Jersey eleven weeks later, on September 19, 1881. Garfield was the second of four Presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln and preceding William McKinley and John F. Kennedy. His Vice President, Chester A. Arthur, succeeded Garfield as President. Garfield was scheduled to leave Washington on July 2, 1881, for his summer vacation, a fact which was reported in the Washington newspapers Reading of Garfield's plans, on that day Guiteau lay in wait for President Garfield at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station, on the southwest corner of present - day Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. President Garfield came to the Sixth Street Station on his way to his alma mater, Williams College, where he was scheduled to deliver a speech. Garfield was accompanied by two of his sons, James and Harry, and Secretary of State Blaine. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln waited at the station to see the President off. Garfield had no bodyguard or security detail; with the exception of Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War, early U.S. presidents did not employ guards. As President Garfield entered the waiting room of the station Guiteau stepped forward and pulled the trigger from behind at point - blank range. "My God, what is that?" Garfield cried out, flinging up his arms. Guiteau fired again and Garfield collapsed. One bullet grazed Garfield's shoulder; the other hit him in the back, passing the first lumbar vertebra but missing the spinal cord before coming to rest behind his pancreas. Guiteau put his pistol back in his pocket and turned to leave the station for the cab he had waiting outside, but collided with policeman Patrick Kearney, who was entering the station after hearing the gunfire, and was apprehended. Kearney was so excited at having arrested the man who shot the president that he neglected to take Gateau's gun from him until after their arrival at the police station. Kearney demanded, "In God's name, what did you shoot the president for?" Guiteau did not respond to this. The rapidly gathering crowd screamed "Lynch him!" but Kearney and several other police officers took Guiteau to the police station a few blocks away. As he surrendered to authorities, Guiteau uttered the exulting words, repeated everywhere: "I am a Stalwart of the Stalwarts! I did it and I want to be arrested! Arthur is President now!" This statement briefly led to unfounded suspicions that Arthur or his supporters had put Guiteau up to the crime. The Stalwarts were a Republican faction loyal to ex-President Grant; they strongly opposed Garfield's Half-Breeds. Like many Vice Presidents, Chester A. Arthur had been selected as a running mate for political advantage - to placate his faction rather than for his skills or loyalty. Guiteau, in his delusion, had convinced himself that he was striking a blow to unite the two factions of the Republican Party. A rare combination of a signature of Guiteau at trial, a signature of James Blaine who was standing next to Garfield, and a clipped signature from one of the mutilated Riggs & Co. checks last signed by Garfield the day before his assassination. The trio.......................................$1,395.00


1002 - ROBERT TREAT PAINE, SIGNER FROM MASSACHUSETTS, Robert Treat Paine (March 11, 1731 - May 11, 1814) was a Massachusetts lawyer and politician, best known as a signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Massachusetts. He served as the state's first attorney general, and served as an associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the state's highest court. Paine served in the Massachusetts General Court from 1773 to 1774, in the Provincial Congress from 1774 to 1775, and represented Massachusetts at the Continental Congress from 1774 through 1776. In Congress, he signed the final appeal to the king (the Olive Branch Petition of 1775), and helped frame the rules of debate and acquire gunpowder for the coming war, and in 1776 was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He returned to Massachusetts at the end of December 1776 and was speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1777, a member of the executive council in 1779, a member of the committee that drafted the state constitution in 1780. He was Massachusetts Attorney General from 1777 to 1790 and prosecuted the treason trials following Shays' Rebellion. In 1780, he was a charter member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He later served as a justice of the state supreme court from 1790 to 1804 when he retired. A rare Massachusetts Confiscation document, 13" X 20" dated July 2nd, 1780 pre-printed and filled-in bold manuscript by ROBERT TREAT PAINE as Attorney General of the Province of Massachusetts defining the basis of the confiscation of noted property of JOHN COFFIN late of Boston who was a loyalist who served in the King's Army throughout the Revolution. The document states that Coffin "levied was and conspired to levy war against the government and people of the Province, Colony, and state and then adhered to the King of Great Britain, his fleets and armies and an enemy of said province, Colony, and state and did give them aid an comfort." Coffin was born in Boston, the son of Nathaniel Coffin and Elizabeth Barnes. Coffin entered the British Army and fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill. He became a major in the Orange Rangers in 1777, serving in New Jersey and New York, and later transferred to the New York Volunteers, which saw action in Georgia and South Carolina. In 1781, he married Ann Mathews. Coffin became a major in the King's American Regiment in 1782. In 1783, he was placed on half pay and brought his family to what is now New Brunswick. Coffin acquired a large estate from Beamsley Perkins Glasier, where he built a grist mill and a sawmill. He also sold fish, lumber and rum. Coffin was named a justice of the peace and a judge in the Inferior Court of Common Pleas. In 1812, he was named to the New Brunswick Council. Coffin raised the New Brunswick Fencibles during the War of 1812. In 1819, he was given the rank of full general, Military History John Coffin's sailing skills put him in command of a British frigate soon after his entry into the service. In 1775, as the British were scrambling to get troops from Britain to America to repel the rebel uprising, Coffin was ordered to assist General Howe in bringing his army to the battle. The British arrived in Boston on the 15th of June and Coffin landed his troops two days later onto the grounds at Bunker Hill. As the battle raged, it was on the request of his Colonel to "Come and watch the fun", that Coffin found himself fighting hand-to-hand combat with the rebel forces. After the British victory, Coffin was rewarded for his bravery by being presented the rank of Ensign on the Field. Shortly after he was once again promoted to a Lieutenant. After the British evacuation of Boston in March 1776, Coffin was asked to command four hundred troops in New York. This small army became known as the Orange Rangers and consisted mainly of mounted rifle soldiers. In 1777, the Orange Rangers helped to defeat Gen. George Washington in the Battle of Long Island. By 1778, Coffin had moved to the south, namely Georgia, where he commanded a cavalry unit made up of loyal planters. His bravery in the battles of Savannah and Hobkirks Hill along with his success in the Battle of Cross Creek, won Coffin high praise from both his superiors and the Rebel Forces. Major Coffin opened the battle at Eutaw Springs when he and a few of his men, who were out digging yams, came across the rebel army of General Green. His fire on the advancing enemy drew the attention of the British encampment and averted a surprise attack. As the war was coming to an end, Coffin found himself in Virginia where he was presented with a sword and new rank of Major by Lord Cornwallis. With the noose tightening on the British, and the troops facing starvation, Major Coffin continued to stage daring raids through the enemy lines in search of food. During this time the rebels posted a large reward for Coffin's capture, but it was never collected. Sir Guy Carleton, the Commander and Chief of the British forces appointed Coffin, Major of the American Regiment, shortly before the end of the war. Once the war ended, the British secured his safe passage to his new home in New Brunswick where at age twenty-eight he lay down his sword and began his new life. A rare Revolutionary War document signed by Robert Treat Paine [actually contains two of his signatures]. Trifle edge fissures restored, bold manuscript..........................$1,795.00


9072 - A fragment of the 2nd National Confederate flag that flew over Fort Sumter until it was evacuated on February 17th, 1865 and owned by Gen. Thomas Abram Huguenin. He was present at the capture of Fort Sumter on April 12th & 13th, 1861 and commanded the rear guard at the evacuation of Morris Island. He was in command of Fort Sumter from July of 1864 to February 17, 1865 and was the last to leave the fort. Two months after the evacuation of Fort Sumter Huguenin surrendered at Greensboro and would later be paroled at the end of the war. During the war he was wounded on four occasions never incapacitating him from continuing his duties. The Second National Flag of the Confederacy, or Stainless Banner, was adopted on May 1, 1863. This flag caused confusion because its long white field often made it look like a surrender flag. It was replaced with the Third National Confederate Flag March 1st, 1865. The 2nd National flag was the type that was removed from the fort by Huguenin when he evacuated the fort. An example of that style is flag is shown above. This small remnant was part of the entire remnant that is accompanied by a note attesting that the remnant was once part of the last Confederate flag that flew over Fort Sumter that was given to the previous owner by General Thomas Abram Huguenin. We have a limited number of these displays. Each is double matted 11" X 14". Display is sold either shrink wrapped ready to frame or custom framed in a 3/4" decorative gold wooden frame with UV glass. Cloth remnant in display is approximately 3/4" X 3/4". Letter of provenance and authenticity included. [a] Shrink wrapped ready to frame....................................$350.00   [b] Custom framed......................$415.00


5118 - The remnants of fabric shown in this display originated from Revolutionary War uniforms worn by American Colonial troops and British troops. The red fabric came from a British coat and the blue fabric came from a soldier in the Continental American army. The old notes that accompanied the fabric state that both remnants originated from a pin cushion. One note appears to have been written in the late 18th Century and the other in the beginning of the 19th Century. The latter note is signed by a Mrs. L. C. Jefferson. While at the beginning of the war American troops wore varied colored uniforms, later the color was mostly blue fabric being the standard. 11" X 14", double matted. Certificate of provenance included. Shrink wrapped ready to frame.......................................$350.00  Custom framing available..................................$65.00   [quantity limited]


9013 - John O. Foster was a Methodist minister attached to the 24th Army Corps and is said to have preached the first sermon following the fall of Richmond, April 4th, 1865. Foster landed at City Point on April 2nd, 1865 at 2 PM and upon his arrival helped tend to the wounded from both sides that had arrived by train nearby. Foster also had the opportunity to watch the bombardment of Petersburg. That evening Foster watched Richmond burn, and was later given a pass to enter the city. On April 3rd or 4th, Foster, undoubtedly the first Union Chaplain in the City, was given a section of the enormous Confederate flag which flew over the Confederate State House. On April 5th, his diary states he visited the Confederate Treasury. He noted: "Promises to pay [bonds] in ton lots - told help yourselves - Did so...". Foster obtained as many varieties of bonds and Confederate money as he could and glued the sections of the Confederate flag he had obtained onto them. A label was later affixed to one section stating:  "Confederate money valuable as curios, pieces of flag floating over Capitol at Richmond on day of capitulation." Foster then preached under guard at the Presbyterian Church to an audience composed of mostly liberated slaves. The flag remnant above is from the flag taken from the Confederate Capitol with the edge turned to show a portion of a Confederate bond or banknote Foster removed from the Treasury and glued thereon. 11" X 14", double matted in gray and crimson red trim, shrink wrapped and ready to frame. A new more attractive design to this popular display. NOW...................................................................$200.00/unframed  Custom framed.................................................................$255.00/framed


9100 - With the passage of the 13th Amendment in 1865, Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation decree of 1863 was legally the law of the land. Charles Sumner and Schuyler Colfax were important advocates of this law being passed granting freedom from slavery to all in America. Throughout the war, Sumner had been the special champion of blacks, being the most vigorous advocate of emancipation, of enlisting blacks in the Union army, and of the establishment of the Freedmen's Bureau. As one of the Radical Republican leaders in the post-war Senate, Sumner fought to provide equal civil and voting rights for the freedmen on the grounds that "consent of the governed" was a basic principle of American republicanism and in order to keep ex-Confederates from gaining political offices and undoing the North's victory in the Civil War. Schuyler Colfax was an energetic opponent of slavery. In 1862, following the electoral defeat of House Speaker Galusha Grow, Colfax was elected Speaker of the House. During his term as Speaker, he announced the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment in 1865 after working diligently for the necessary votes for Lincoln to secure passage in the House. Strands of hair from Abraham Lincoln, Charles Sumner, and Schuyler Colfax. These strands came from locks of hair collected by Mrs. Caroline Wright, the wife of Indiana Governor Joseph A. Wright. Mrs. Wright collected hair of political figure during the latter half of the 19th Century and these were given to her after Lincoln's inauguration in 1865 as a token of friendship between the Wrights and the Lincolns. These relics passed through the Wright family until sold with other items at Christie's auction house in 1992. In 2002, these relics were again sold by Christie's as a part of the Forbes Collection (Lot #121). A description of the lot is attached to this certificate. This display is 11" X 14", double matted in scarlet suede with gold Florentine trim. Sold unframed [shrink wrapped ready to frame]......................................................$375.00/unframed    Custom framed in 3/4" burnished gold wooden frame............................$430.00/framed


2020 - LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FOR THE GALLOWS, AND MARY SURRATT'S HAIR, 11" X 14" burgundy suede matting with gold Florentine trim. A new display highlighting Mary surratt who was one of the four conspirators executed on July 7th, 1865. The strand of Lincoln's hair originated from a well documented lock given to Mrs. Caroline Wright, the wife of the Governor of Indiana by Mary Lincoln. The documented wood fragments originated from relics obtained by a soldier stationed as a guard in the prison yard. Mary Surratt's hair was included in the effects of Samuel Curtis another guard at the prison and found in his 1865 diary. Provenance papers on all artifacts are included with the display. All artifacts are in small magnified boxes for better viewing. The photos are copies from original images of the period.................................$425.00/unframed (Framing available at a nominal charge)

2021 - LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FOR THE GALLOWS, MARY SURRATT'S HAIR, AND A REMNANT FROM THE BINDINGS THAT WERE USED TO BIND MRS. SURRATT'S ARMS DURING THE HANGING, 11" X 14" burgundy suede matting with gold Florentine trim. A new display highlighting Mary Surratt who was one of the four conspirators executed on July 7th, 1865. The strand of Lincoln's hair originated from a well documented lock given to Mrs. Caroline Wright, the wife of the Governor of Indiana by Mary Lincoln. The documented wood fragments originated from relics obtained by a soldier stationed as a guard in the prison yard. Mary Surratt's hair was included in the effects of Samuel Curtis another guard at the prison and found in his 1865 diary. The remnant of cloth bandage was included with a period note attesting that the wood came from the gallows and the cloth originated from the bindings that held her arms during the execution. These bindings had been made from material from a shelter tent at the same time the executioner, Christian Rath, made hoods from the same material. The latter is an incredibly rare relic of that faithful day. Provenance papers on all artifacts are included with the display. We have a very limited number of displays available.........................................$549.00/unframed (Framing available at a nominal charge)

2022 - MARY SURRATT, LINCOLN CONSPIRACY, 8" X 10" display featuring a strand of hair from Mary Surratt. The matting is suede with gold Florentine trim. A strand of her hair is encased in a magnified box with a copy of an original photograph of Mrs. Surratt at the time of the Civil War. Mary Surratt's hair was included in the effects of Samuel Curtis a guard at the prison and found in his 1865 diary in an envelope in his hand attesting the hair belonged to Mary Surratt. Provence papers are included on the hair from Samuel Curtis.........................................................$295.00/unframed (Framing available at a nominal charge)

2023 - JOHN BROWN, EXECUTED FOR HIS ATTACK ON HARPER'S FERRY IN 1859, FAMOUS REVOLUTIONARY ABOLITIONIST, A STRAND OF HIS HAIR, 8" X 10" double matted display featuring a strand of hair belonging to John Brown. John Brown (May 9, 1800 - December 2, 1859) was a white American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. During the 1856 conflict in Kansas, Brown commanded forces at the Battle of Black Jack and the Battle of Osawatomie. Brown's followers also killed five slavery supporters at Pottawatomie. In 1859, Brown led an unsuccessful raid on the federal armory at Harper's Ferry that ended with his capture. Brown's trial resulted in his conviction and a sentence of death by hanging. The display comes with sound provenance from noted expert Charles Hamilton......................................................$275.00/unframed (Framing available at a nominal charge)

41805 - STRANDS OF HAIR BELONGING TO ABRAHAM LINCOLN DISPLAYED WITH A BEAUTIFUL 1909 LINCOLN HEAD CENT, we have added a beautiful 1909 Lincoln Head Cent to our popular Lincoln hair display. 1909 was the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Lincoln as well as the first year of issue of the Lincoln Head Cent. Each display will have a near un-circulated 1909 Lincoln Head cent with brilliant red tone showing. The strand of hair came from the Wright Collection auctioned by Christie's in 2002. Provenance certificate on the hair will be included with the certificate of authenticity. 8" X 10", double matted with beautiful crimson suede mat with Florentine gold trim. Unframed...........................................$335.00      Custom framed......................................$375.00

41804 - A SPECIAL OFFERING OF THE ORIGINAL 100TH ANNIVERSARY CIVIL WAR MEDALLION BRONZE MEDALS, 1861-1961, 2.75", [64mm]. LET US HAVE PEACE, LEE AND GRANT, reverse two soldiers, CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE. The official 100th Anniversary medal produced by the Medallic Art Company of New York. In the original box with papers. Mint condition. We see these listed on Ebay for $29.99-$35.00. We have a few at................................................$20.00/each

71615 - MARY TODD LINCOLN, 8" X 10" matted display with several stands of the actual hair of Mary Todd Lincoln with a copy photograph of her. Double matted on scarlet suede with Florentine gold trim. These strands came from locks of hair collected by Mrs. Caroline Wright, the wife of Indiana Governor Joseph A. Wright. Mrs. Wright collected hair of political figures during the latter half of the 19th Century and these were given to her after Lincoln's inauguration in 1865 as a token of friendship between the Wrights and the Lincolns. These relics passed through the Wright family until sold with other items at Christie's auction house in 1992. In 2002, these relics were again sold by Christie's as a part of the Forbes Collection (Lot #121). A description of the lot is included with the display along with our certificate of authenticity. Sold matted and shrink wrapped ready to frame or we can custom frame the display.............................................$250.00/unframed For those who already have our Abraham Lincoln 8" X 10", this one matches perfectly, requires a 3/4" deep frame.....................................................$295.00/framed

DL001 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, high lighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated, strands of Lincoln's hair encased. Wright Collection sold by Christie's Auction House. Unframed..................................$295.00  

, 11" X 14", double matted with copy photos of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. Strands of hair from both individuals. Ex-Wright Collection. A beautiful presentation in either emerald green or burgundy matting, unframed.


DL006 - 11" X 14" display with strands of Abraham Lincoln's hair as well as fragments from the scaffold that the conspirators were hung. Included are copy photos of Lincoln, the hanging scene, and a view of the reward poster for Booth and his conspirators. Burgundy suede matting with florentine gold trim. Certificate of authenticity and provenance documentation included. 
           $395.00/unframed              Custom framed

General Robert E. Lee

8270 - FABRIC FROM A CHAIR BELONGING TO ROBERT E. LEE GIVEN TO HIS GODCHILD, the fabric in this display originated from a chair that originally covered a chair belonging to Robert E. Lee. It was found in an old envelope noted, "General Robert E. Lee, button and material from his rocking chair which he presented to his friend Stanton...Grosse Isle." The Stanton mentioned was the fifth son of General Henry Stanton who served with Lee in the Mexican War, Robert Lee Stanton [1842 - 1932]. Robert Lee Stanton was named after Robert E. Lee and was his Godchild. He moved to Grosse Isle, Michigan in 1880 and became a farmer. The chair in the photo is not the chair that this fabric originated from. 11" x 14", gray mat with red trim. Fabric is displayed in a small magnified box and includes certificate of authenticity. We only have eight to sell. Unframed.....................................................$250.00

8271 - WOOD SALVAGED FROM THE C.S.S. VIRGINIA, ALSO KNOWN AS THE MERRIMACK THAT FOUGHT THE IRONCLAD MONITOR, MARCH 9TH, 1862, the CSS Virginia was the first steam-powered ironclad warship of the Confederate States Navy, built during the first year of the American Civil War; she was constructed as a casemate ironclad using the raised and cut down hull of the scuttled USS Merrimack. Virginia was one of the participants in the Battle of Hampton Roads, opposing the Union's USS Monitor in March, 1862. The battle is chiefly significant in naval history as the first battle between ironclads. Prior to that encounter on March 9th, the Virginia had sunk the Cumberland and the Congress on the previous day before the arrival of the Monitor. The fight between the two ironclads was basically a draw and the Virginia moved back into her port. With the capture of Norfolk, her Captain Catesby ap Roger Jones was ordered to destroy her rather than allow her to be captured which he did on May 11th, 1862 after her guns had been removed for future use. Starting around 1883, numerous souvenirs, made from recently salvaged iron and wood raised from Virginia's sunken hulk, found a ready and willing market among eastern seaboard residents who remembered the historic first battle between ironclads. Known examples still exist today, being held in both public and private collections, rarely coming up for public auction. The specimen of wood from the Virginia in this display came from an old collection of relics including those of the Virginia. 11" X 14", double matted in gray and red, certificate of authenticity included.................................$250.00

We have been involved in Americana collectibles since 1978 and  publish an illustrated catalogue that lists a larger portion of our stock. 

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