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Auction archive: Lot number 52

Bound volume of General Orders from 1865 including several relating to the death of President Abraham Lincoln

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$960
Auction archive: Lot number 52

Bound volume of General Orders from 1865 including several relating to the death of President Abraham Lincoln

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$960
Beschreibung:

Title: Bound volume of General Orders from 1865 including several relating to the death of President Abraham Lincoln Author: ** Place: Washington Publisher: Date: 1865 Description: Bound volume of General Orders for 1865. 168 (of 175) consecutive orders from the War Department. Lacking orders number 15, 97, 128, 133, 140, 148, & 168 (apparently never bound in). With 94 page index bound at front. 18x12 cm. (7x4¾"), period full brown calf, spine lettered in gilt. A nearly complete set of the General Orders from the Adjutant General's office for the last year of the Civil War. Significantly includes: Order No. 66 announcing the assassination of President Lincoln; Order No. 67 announcing Andrew Jackson's ascent to President; and Order No. 69 announcing the closing of military bases in observance of the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, with the official Order of the Procession for the ceremony on April 19th; also includes a Special Order regarding the transportation of President Lincoln's remains to Springfield, Illinois and Order No. 72 assigning the Honor Guard to accompany the casket. Provenance: The copy of Major General William Scott Ketchum with his name in gilt on the spine and his ownership markings at the head of numerous pages, later ink stamp of the Office of the Chief of Finance on front endpapers. Lot Amendments Condition: Binding rubbed, some staining to top of index pages; internally very good. Item number: 212966

Auction archive: Lot number 52
Auction:
Datum:
21 Apr 2011
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Bound volume of General Orders from 1865 including several relating to the death of President Abraham Lincoln Author: ** Place: Washington Publisher: Date: 1865 Description: Bound volume of General Orders for 1865. 168 (of 175) consecutive orders from the War Department. Lacking orders number 15, 97, 128, 133, 140, 148, & 168 (apparently never bound in). With 94 page index bound at front. 18x12 cm. (7x4¾"), period full brown calf, spine lettered in gilt. A nearly complete set of the General Orders from the Adjutant General's office for the last year of the Civil War. Significantly includes: Order No. 66 announcing the assassination of President Lincoln; Order No. 67 announcing Andrew Jackson's ascent to President; and Order No. 69 announcing the closing of military bases in observance of the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, with the official Order of the Procession for the ceremony on April 19th; also includes a Special Order regarding the transportation of President Lincoln's remains to Springfield, Illinois and Order No. 72 assigning the Honor Guard to accompany the casket. Provenance: The copy of Major General William Scott Ketchum with his name in gilt on the spine and his ownership markings at the head of numerous pages, later ink stamp of the Office of the Chief of Finance on front endpapers. Lot Amendments Condition: Binding rubbed, some staining to top of index pages; internally very good. Item number: 212966

Auction archive: Lot number 52
Auction:
Datum:
21 Apr 2011
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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