v.p. chiefly Boston and surrounding towns: 1835-1895. THE SAGE OF WALPOLE. A grief-laden archive of Francis William Bird... Read More about Archive of Francis William Bird
Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott & Co, 1873. By the act of May 13, 1846 the president was authorized to recruit volunteers to serve for a year or during this war (Preface). Kenly met Polk, volunteered to put together a company of volunteers from Baltimore and after this was accomplished was..... Read More about Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War with Mexico, in the Years 1846-7-8
Washington, DC: 2 September 1964. Bobby Kennedy writes on his last day as Attorney General, giving thanks to his colleague Francis Worthington at the Department of Justice: "On my last day as Attorney General, I want to thank you for your excellent service to this Department during my tenure …"..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Bob"), letter of thanks on his last day as Attorney General to...
Boston: May 18, 1745. Appointed Cornet in the Regiment of Horse. A commission appointing Seth Alden, gentleman, "Cornet of the Troop in the Regiment of Horse within the said Province Commanded by Colonel Estes Hatch of which Troop Jonathan Bass Gent. is Captain."William Shirley (1694-1771) was the longest serving governor..... Read More about Partially printed document signed William Shirley, Esq. (“W. Shirley”), as...
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1979 & 1982]. First edition. Inscribed to Robert McNamara. Kissinger’s massive memoir of his first four years in the Nixon Administration as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and Nixon’s closest advisor on foreign policy. This copy is inscribed on the half-title: “To..... Read More about White House Years & Years of Upheaval
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. First edition. Inscribed to Gay Vance. INSCRIBED "To / Gay Vance / With friendship, / admiration and affection / Henry A. Kissinger." Gay Vance was the wife of Cyrus Vance (1917-2002), who succeeded Kissinger as Secretary of State, occupying the post from 1977-1980. The..... Read More about Does America Need a Foreign Policy? Toward a Diplomacy for the 21st Century
[Albany: 26 April, 1804. Lansing (1754-1829) served as military secretary to General Philip Schuyler during the American Revolution, and a member of the Continental Congress, mayor of Albany, and candidate for governor of New York in 1804, the year he signed this document, which records his purchase of “all that..... Read More about Manuscript Indenture, signed (“John Lansing, Jun”), between Gerrit T. Vischer and Lansing for...
Boston: Published by the American Peace Society, 1850. Read More about The War with Mexico Reviewed
Washington D.C and Nahant, Mass: March 30, 1901; October 7, 1907; and May 21, 1920. In the first letter Senator Lodge thanks Hammond for the copy of "Mrs. Hammond's pamphlet on the Boer War," saying he is "very glad to have it and to hear about both sides of this..... Read More about 3 typed letters signed ("H.C. Lodge"), two to John Hays Hammond and one to the...
Cambridge: Published by George Nichols, 1848. First Edition, BAL binding A. First edition of Lowell's caustic satire of the Mexican-American War and the issue of the expansion of slavery. Read More about The Biglow Papers. Edited with an introduction, notes, glossary, and a copious index by Homer...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1916-19). First editions of Vols. I & II, later of III & IV. Read More about The Life of John Marshall
Hartford: S. Drake and Company, 1853. First edition. Read More about Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican: A historical, Geographical, Political, Statistical and...
Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 1917. First edition. Read More about The Mexican War Diary of ... Edited by William Starr Myer
Pittsburgh, PA: The Gibson Press, n.d. Read More about Captain Jack the Scout or The Indian Wars About Old Fort Duquesne. An Historical Novel
New York City: August 28, 1854. A SURPRISINGLY POIGNANT POEM FROM A HARDENED VETERAN. Romantic in a style befitting the era, Farnum offers a graphic account of a a heart-wrenching scene from battle, which he describes as ”carelessly written but respectfully dedicated to Maria L. Green.” Reading in part:…”Where hot..... Read More about Autograph Document, Signed, "J. Egbert Farnum late of the U.S.A." Being a hand-written...
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1848. First edition. Read More about The Battle of Buena Vista, with the Operations of the Army of Occupation for One Month
[Philadelphia?]: 1896. First edition, with compliments slip tipped in. Read More about The Home Squadron Under Commodore Conner in the War With Mexico, being a Synopsis of its Services...
Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey & Co.; Uriah Hunt & Co., Philadelphia; M.W. Dodd, New York, 1849. Fourth edition. Read More about A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Mexican War
Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott & Co, 1873. INSCRIBED. By the act of May 13, 1846 the President was authorized to recruit volunteers to serve for a year or during this war (Preface). Kenly met Polk, volunteered to put together a company of volunteers from Baltimore and after this was accomplished..... Read More about Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War With Mexico, in 1846-48
Washington, D.C: Blair and Rives, 1846. Read More about Speech of Hon. Lewis Cass, of Michigan, on the Bill providing for the prosecution of the War...
New York: F.J. Dow & Co., 139 Nassau St, 1850. First edition. Read More about Complete History of the late Mexican War. Containing an Authentic Account of All the Battles...
Washington: Beverly Tucker, 1854. First edition, Senate issue. Investigation of the spurious claims of Gardiner and Mears for alleged destruction of Mines in San Luis Potosi during the Mexican War. Read More about Report of the Select Committee of the Senate in Relation to the Proceedings of the Board of...
Helena: Independent Publishing Co, . First edition. Joining the Union. While there was a Constitution drafted and printed for the 1884 Constitutional Convention of the Territory of Montana which was approved by the voters, it was not until this Constitution of 1889 that Montana joined the Union. The "Address" is..... Read More about Constitution of the State of Montana as adopted by the Constitutional Convention held in Helena,...
London: 10 April 1764. Montgomerie fought in the Seven Years' War, where he served with George Washington. "In 1757 he raised a new regiment of highlanders, the 77th foot, 1460 strong, having been commissioned lieutenant-colonel-commandant on 4 January. He commanded the regiment in the capture of Fort Duquesne in 1758..... Read More about Document Signed awarding Power of Attorney to Samuel Holland (Surveyor General of Canada
Boston: Bela Marsh, 24 Cornhill, 1848. Second edition, with additions and corrections. The first edition, published by the Anti-Slavery Office, Boston in 1847 was titled "Facts for the People" Read More about A History of the Mexican War, or Facts for People, showing the Relation of the United States to...
Boston: Bela Marsh, 24 Cornhill, 1848. Second edition, with additions and corrections. The first edition, published by the Anti-Slavery Office, Boston in 1847 was entitled "Facts for the People. Read More about A History of the Mexican War, or Facts for People, showing the Relation of the United States to...