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Auction archive: Lot number 209

Civil War Gubernatorial Campaign Broadsides Plus

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Price realised:
US$240
Auction archive: Lot number 209

Civil War Gubernatorial Campaign Broadsides Plus

Estimate
n. a.
Price realised:
US$240
Beschreibung:

Collection of 7 broadsides related to gubernatorial political campaigns prior to and during the Civil War. Includes: [1] Just from the Seat of War Josephus Cheaney, The Temperance Boy, of Kentucky, printed broadside, 9.5 x 12 in., U.S. Job Print, 1864. Advertises a lecture given by Cheaney, who served in the 68th Pennsylvania Volunteers and was wounded in action. condition: very good light foxing and some folds, a few minor tears. [2] William A. Howard printed broadside, 26 x 25 in., advertising a speaking engagement in Marlborough, Massachusetts on February 26, 1863. A portion reads, Friends of the Union and government! Turn out to hear the great gun from the West! Howard (1813-1880) left his ancestral home of Massachusetts and moved west to Michigan to seek other opportunities. He served as Congressman for Detroit and adopted a strong stance against slavery. He was appointed Governor of Dakota Territory in 1878 and remained its governor until his death in 1880. condition: fair with major tears and separation of the broadside as well as some damp stains on the folds. [3] "Law and Order." Rhode-Island Prox, printed single sheet broadside, 5.75 x 9 in., 1843. Handbill promoting James Fenner for Governor of Rhode Island as well as some other candidates for other positions. Fenner (1771-1846) served as governor to the state on three separate occasions. The 1843 term was his last. A year after he finished his term he died in his mansion named "What Cheer." condition: pasted onto a black sheet of acid free paper, damp stains, a large tear of the top right corner and some bleeding of the ink from handwriting on the reverse of the page. [4] Union Republican ticket for John A. Andrew as governor of Massachusetts, 5 x 11 in., with a patriotic engraved upper portion. Printed by Wright and Potter: Boston, 1860(?). Andrew (1818-1867) was elected in 1860 as the 25th Governor of Massachusetts and served for six years. He was a radical abolitionist and defend fugitive slaves against previous owners and provided legal support to John Brown after his raid. He criticized President Lincoln for his approach to war and demanded the end of slavery. Surprisingly, he supported President Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction plan. After serving as governor he died a year after the end of his term. condition: one large damp stain and some folds, one brittle fold in the center. [5] 2 New Hampshire Protection and Prosperity Republican tickets ca. 1886 and 1890, 5 x 8.5 and 4.5 x 8 in., promoting Charles H. Sawyer for Governor and Hiram Tuttle for Governor. Decorative engravings in the top margins of the hand bill. condition: good, toning of the paper and some minor brittle edges. [6] Anti-Copperhead broadside, 6 x 9 in., railing against Henry Clay Dean, a Methodist Minister and U.S. Senate Chaplin. The broadside has a quote from Dean, who still was vehemently against the war even after it was over. "If I could have my way I would place Jeff Davis in Congress, where he rightfully belongs;--then I would go to Concord, take all those miserable battle flags from the State House, and make a bonfire of them in the State House yard..." condition: toning of the paper and one fold. A small hole effecting the word in towards the center, as well as some flaking of the paper at the margins. Provenance: Property of N. Flayderman & Co. Condition: See entry

Auction archive: Lot number 209
Auction:
Datum:
24 Aug 2017
Auction house:
Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
Este Ave 6270
Cincinnati OH 45232
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)513 8711670
+1 (0)513 8718670
Beschreibung:

Collection of 7 broadsides related to gubernatorial political campaigns prior to and during the Civil War. Includes: [1] Just from the Seat of War Josephus Cheaney, The Temperance Boy, of Kentucky, printed broadside, 9.5 x 12 in., U.S. Job Print, 1864. Advertises a lecture given by Cheaney, who served in the 68th Pennsylvania Volunteers and was wounded in action. condition: very good light foxing and some folds, a few minor tears. [2] William A. Howard printed broadside, 26 x 25 in., advertising a speaking engagement in Marlborough, Massachusetts on February 26, 1863. A portion reads, Friends of the Union and government! Turn out to hear the great gun from the West! Howard (1813-1880) left his ancestral home of Massachusetts and moved west to Michigan to seek other opportunities. He served as Congressman for Detroit and adopted a strong stance against slavery. He was appointed Governor of Dakota Territory in 1878 and remained its governor until his death in 1880. condition: fair with major tears and separation of the broadside as well as some damp stains on the folds. [3] "Law and Order." Rhode-Island Prox, printed single sheet broadside, 5.75 x 9 in., 1843. Handbill promoting James Fenner for Governor of Rhode Island as well as some other candidates for other positions. Fenner (1771-1846) served as governor to the state on three separate occasions. The 1843 term was his last. A year after he finished his term he died in his mansion named "What Cheer." condition: pasted onto a black sheet of acid free paper, damp stains, a large tear of the top right corner and some bleeding of the ink from handwriting on the reverse of the page. [4] Union Republican ticket for John A. Andrew as governor of Massachusetts, 5 x 11 in., with a patriotic engraved upper portion. Printed by Wright and Potter: Boston, 1860(?). Andrew (1818-1867) was elected in 1860 as the 25th Governor of Massachusetts and served for six years. He was a radical abolitionist and defend fugitive slaves against previous owners and provided legal support to John Brown after his raid. He criticized President Lincoln for his approach to war and demanded the end of slavery. Surprisingly, he supported President Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction plan. After serving as governor he died a year after the end of his term. condition: one large damp stain and some folds, one brittle fold in the center. [5] 2 New Hampshire Protection and Prosperity Republican tickets ca. 1886 and 1890, 5 x 8.5 and 4.5 x 8 in., promoting Charles H. Sawyer for Governor and Hiram Tuttle for Governor. Decorative engravings in the top margins of the hand bill. condition: good, toning of the paper and some minor brittle edges. [6] Anti-Copperhead broadside, 6 x 9 in., railing against Henry Clay Dean, a Methodist Minister and U.S. Senate Chaplin. The broadside has a quote from Dean, who still was vehemently against the war even after it was over. "If I could have my way I would place Jeff Davis in Congress, where he rightfully belongs;--then I would go to Concord, take all those miserable battle flags from the State House, and make a bonfire of them in the State House yard..." condition: toning of the paper and one fold. A small hole effecting the word in towards the center, as well as some flaking of the paper at the margins. Provenance: Property of N. Flayderman & Co. Condition: See entry

Auction archive: Lot number 209
Auction:
Datum:
24 Aug 2017
Auction house:
Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
Este Ave 6270
Cincinnati OH 45232
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)513 8711670
+1 (0)513 8718670
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