May 16, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Assorted Signatures, Many Civil War Related

over 50 pieces, Robert Toombs, cut signature; Samuel Cooper, Richmond Adjunct Inspector General, cut signature; Wilson Lumpkin, 1822 Morgan County Georgia land deed with Aaron Formby; Thomas Mifflin, Pennsylvania Governor, land deed; John H. Lumpkin, signed letter; John Brown Gordon, letter on Senate letterhead; Lt. General John Pemberton (lost at Vicksburg), cut signature; Howell Cobb, Athens, Georgia, cut signature; William Rosecrans, cut signature; George McClellan, cut signature; Richard S. Ewell, Carlisle Barracks log, signed; Edmund Ruffin, letter; W.J. Bush, Georgia's last Confederate, signature; Gideon Welles, signature; Albert Pike, letter; Alexander Stephens, cut signature; Major General Arnold Elzey, cut signature; poet Henry Longfellow, 1877 dated signature; Dabney H. Maury, Virginia, signature; Alfred H. Colquitt, Georgia Senator, cut signature; John Tyler Morgan, signed letter; Philip H. Sheridan, Union General, cut signature; Felix Robertson, CSA General, letter; G.W. Custis Lee (son of Robert E. Lee), signature; Capt. John Adams, 1st Dragoons, Tennessee, cut signature; Daniel Sickles, signed check; 1853 dated receipt, W.E. Jones; Lew Wallace, signed notation; Barton, Stanard & Rogers letterhead with note; Robert E. Rodes, cut signature; Texas land grant to railroad company, signed by Governor L.S. Ross; Robert Toombs, letter; James Patton Anderson, signed notation; Thomas Green, Virginia, cut signature; Major W.H. Brawley note on James Simons letterhead; Richard Coke and Samuel Bell Maxey, both Texas, signed on same card; John McCausland, CSA General, signature; Mortimer D. Leggett, letter; Josiah Gorgas, CSA General, signature; Samuel Barron, Naval Commander, Norfolk, signature; David Twiggs, cut letter; Lafayette McLaws, letter to Belmont Perry; W.E. "Grumble" Jones (killed in action, Piedmont, Virginia), cut signature; Wade Hampton, South Carolina, cut signature; Francis M. Cockrell, signature on Senate letterhead; Joseph E. Johnston, signature; Johnson Hagood, signed document; George P. Harrison, letter on Georgia railway letterhead; Milledge Luke Bonham, cut signature; Alexander Welch Reynolds, cut signature, some indecyperable signatures, housed in single binder

Note: Many were purchased from reputable dealers in antiquities and some receipts are provided. 

Provenance:Private Collection, Newnan, Georgia


condition varies for each included object, some foxing, fading, creasing, and additional losses, personal inspection recommended to appreciate scope of collection

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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