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Antebellum New Orleans & 
The South


4242 - EARLY ALABAMA NEWSPAPER, The Mobile Commercial Register, Mobile, AL. June 10th, 1822, printed handbill, 6.5" X 8", an interesting advertisement attesting to the success of the paper for the first six months of operation and offering incentives for those who bring in new subscriptions for the paper. A description of the paper is included - printed signatures of Battelle and Townsend the owners. In 1821, the Mobile Commercial Register is founded by Jonathan Battelle, a Bostonian who had become a Savannah merchant, and John W. Townsend, a Montgomery newspaperman; first issue published Dec. 10, 1821. Very good, archival repair to left margin unaffecting text. A rare early Mobile newspaper imprint..........................................................$125.00

4243 - A COLLECTION OF NEW ORLEANS MERCHANT BILLHEADS WITH FOUR IN THE CONFEDERATE ERA, 11 merchant billheads ranging in size from 5" X 7" to 8" X 14" with the majority being the larger size. 1858 - 1872 with 10 being antebellum dates, 4 being dated in the Confederate period. All listing plantation supplies sold to W. G. Hale of Desoto Parish, LA who owned 50 slaves in 1860. These goods were purchased from different New Orleans merchants and shipped up the Mississippi and Red River to Hale's plantation. Quite detailed. Condition is fine to very fine. Lot of 11 items................................................$130.00


60700 - BEAUTIFUL MAGNUS HAND COLORED PRINTS A VIEW OF NEW ORLEANS, 1850'S, 6" X 7", circ 1850's hand colored Magnus print of the City of New Orleans from the view of the Cotton Press. A panoramic view showing the crescent bend of the river with steamboats and steamships at dock. and moving up and down the river. A beautiful view of the City in the 1850's when the City was known as the "Queen City" of the South. Trifle damp stain on outside of margin unaffecting print..............................................$75.00/ea.     two for.......................................................$120.00

3092 - NEW ORLEANS ANTEBELLUM IRONSTONE PLATE, 10" dinner plate, ironstone, excavated in New Orleans and dates from the Antebellum period to the Civil War. Some staining as it was excavated in New Orleans. Completely intact, fine........................$40.00


Antebellum Southern Silverware - Charleston & New Orleans

A selection of marked Antebellum Silverware from two of the Queen Cities of the South before the Civil War...

5000 - WILLIAM KING, CHARLESTON, SC, silver teaspoon with strong hallmark W. KING. King is listed as a Charleston silversmith in the 1830's. P.B. engraved on the spoon. Scarce early Charleston silversmith. Very Fine.......................$175.00

5001 - JOHN EWAN, CHARLESTON, SC, silver teaspoon, engraving of a lion on handle, J. EWAN. Ewan worked in Charleston as a silversmith 1823-52. This example is circ 1830 by Ewan. Very fine - have two examples..........................$195.00/each

5002 - JOHN EWAN, CHARLESTON, SC, silver teaspoon, engraving J. EWAN. Ewan worked in Charleson as a silversmith 1823-52. Larger teaspoon than the above. SOLOMONS engraved in the handle. J. EWAN hallmark. Very fine......................$195.00

5003 - HYDE AND GOODRICH, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 1852-1861, New Orleans manufacturers who also produced military buttons for the Confederate Government during the Civil War. Silver table fork, marked HYDE & GOODRICH, attractive pattern. Very fine............................................$165.00

5004 - HYDE AND GOODRICH, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 1852-1861, New Orleans manufacturers who also produced military buttons for the Confederate Government during the Civil War. Silver table spoon, marked HYDE & GOODRICH. Attractive pattern that matches the above fork. Very fine...................................$165.00


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