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1 Annual Report of the Adjutant General Of The State of Connecticut, For the Year Ending March 31, 1866 State of Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office.
Hartford, CT, USA A. N. Clark & Co., State Printers 1866 Half-Leather Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A. N. Clark & Co., Hartford, 1866. Book is in Fair condition: front hinge weak; front free end page loose; foxing; boards and spine worn and scraped; corners bumped and worn through; pencilled handwritten notes about some of the names in the Fifth Regiment Infantry and the Twentieth Regiment Infantry, but rest of book has no writing. The pencilled handwriting primarily specifies city names next to names of the soldiers, suggesting updated locations for those persons. In addition, there is a handwritten notation in pencil as follows, with an arrow pointing to the name of George W. Corliss (who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1897 for his heroism in 1862): "New York, Consult 'New York Sun' & New Haven Register about a Boarding House scandal - in which this person was concerned - " (Note: This quoted writing isn't entirely legible, but this appears to be what it says.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Mathew Brady. Portfolio of Eminent Americans. Twelve Photographs from the Mathew Brady Collection in the National Archives Brady, Mathew; Cobb, Josephine (portfolio legends author)
Washington, D.C National Archives Trust Fund Board. National Archives and Records Servic 1977 Portfolio Fine Very Good Folio Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Brady, Mathew 
National Archives Trust Fund Board. National Archives and Records Service, 1977. Portfolio of 12 prints in pictorial folder. Prints are in Fine condition. Folder is in Very Good condition: light rubbing on edges and corners; some creasing. This is a lovely copy of this scarce portfolio. The portfolio has portraits of Abraham Lincolln, General Ulysses Simpson Grant at Cold Harbor, General Robert E Lee, General William Tecumseh Sherman, Admiral John Adolphus Barnard Dahlgren, General Philip St. George Cooke, Major General William Mahone, Military Commission (group photo, 1865), Benjamin Sterling Turner, Clara Barton, Walt Whitman, and Horace Greeley. Exterior of folder has a photograph of Mathew Brady. One page contains a description of each photo and the subject of the photo, written by Josephine Cobb. The folder measures 18-1/4" by 12-1/2". Each print measures 17-1/2" by 12". 
Price: 475.00 USD
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3 The South a Tour of Its Battle-Fields and Ruined Cities, a Journey through the Desolated States, and Tallks with the People Trowbridge, J. T.
Hartford, CT, USA L. Stebbins 1866 Hard Copy Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
L. Stebbins, Hartford, 1866. Dark green decorative cloth. Book is in "Fair" condition: front and rear hinges cracked; several signatures starting to loosen and center pages of one signature are loose; tear in cloth at head of spine; narrow strip of cloth missing at tail of spine; spine cocked; corners bumped and worn through; gilt print on spine "The South [design] Illustrated"; prior owner's name handwritten on 3 front free end pages. Laid in is an apparent receipt, with a preprinted year 1880, in the amount of $.06, for what appears to be "S. Lib. sampler & [unreadable]" with handwritten notes on the reverse side of the receipt The full title of this book, as it appears on the title page, is: "The South: A Tour of Its Battle-Fields and Ruined Cities, a Journey through the Desolated States, and Tallks with the People: Being a Description of the Present State of the Country -- Its Agriculture -- Railroads -- Business and Finances -- Giving an Account of Confederate Misrule, and of the Sufferings, Necessities and Mistakes, Political Views, Social Condition and Prospects, of the Aristocracy, Middle Class, Poor Whites and Negroes. Including Visits to Patriot Graves and Rebel Prisons -- and Embracing Special Notes on the Free Labor System -- Education and Moral Elevation of the Freedmen -- Also, on Plans of Reconstruction and Inducements to Emigration. From Personal Observations and Experience During Months of Southern Travel." 
Price: 95.00 USD
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