1700's to 1945 Items

"War with Mexico" 1846 Cincinnati, Oh., Ohio Vol. Militia Honorable Discharge... Form Used as an envelope!                   

1859 Oberlin Church - The Town
 that Started the Civil War! - Letter by H. J. Fuller, Talks of John Browns Raid & College Buildings being Built

War of 1812 Cover Franked by Sec. of War Tobias Lear

14th Conn. Maj. Cyrus C. Clark - Misuse of Public Funds - Document Signed by Secretary of War (Under President Hayes) George W. McCrary 

1846 Letter from Fort Atkinson, WI. - Tells of Indian Attacks & Moving the Winnebago Indians Out of White Settlers Territory!

War of 1812 - Ship Embargo in Charleston, S.C. May 20th, 1812

Charlestonian James Hamilton 3/28/1800 Writes about the Slave Trade right from his Famous Plantation on St. Simons Island, Ga.

A Pirates Recipe: Thieves Vinegar 

 The Son of Gen. George Meade Writes from West Point, May 5th, 1861 - He Would Soon Join the 6th Pa. Lancers & Eventually Go on His Fathers Staff

Rare WWII "McCoy Internment Camp, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin" Cover - Held Japanese Immigrants

Charlestown, S.C. March 29th, 1771 - Famous Charlestonian Nathaniel Russell Ships Mahogany Logs Back to Rhode Is.!

In 1850 Union Engineer Alexander H. Bowman is asked to speak at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, to be held in Charleston in 1851 - Bowman was the Engineer who constructed Fort Sumter - In 1861 he supported the North... as Superintendent of West Point!

WWII "Short Snorter" (Bank Note Inscribed by People Traveling Together)... In this case 5 Famous Hollywood Personalities: Jack Benny, Carole Landis, Larry Adler, Martha Tilton & June Bruner

Two Nice Printed Programs - West Point Class of 1855 - Ebenezer Gay - COTILLION PARTIES

CDV 18th N.Y. Cav. & 163rd N.Y. James J. Byrne - An Irishman Killed by Indians in 1880