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MS 454 - Herbert Houze: Colt, Winchester, Engravers, Auction Catalogs

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Title: MS 454 - Herbert Houze: Colt, Winchester, Engravers, Auction CatalogsAdd to your cart.

Primary Creator: Houze, Herbert

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Series 1: BiographiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Armstrong, RichardAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Barlow, ThomasAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Bolen, John G.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Bolton, George Siminson, 1817-?Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Brown, AlbertAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Cheser, L. J.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Chubback, ThomasAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Clark, Charles W.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Cunningham, E. B.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Danforth, MosleyAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Evans, JohnAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Evans, Humphrey, William, Edward, Alfred, John, & MaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Forbes, J. W.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Fowler, Edward W.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Hart, A. L.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Helbig, AlbertAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Howard, J. E.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Johnson, William B.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: King, J. F.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Kummer, CharlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Lewis, Joseph & Hulseman, EdwardAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Lowe, JoshuaAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Loomis, James M.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Loomis, RichardAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: McCarthy, JohnAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Most, John H.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Nevers, RoderickAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Newton, PhiloAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Overland, John W.Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Paine, Richard, 1806-?Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Peard, Richard L., & Peard, Thomas L.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Post, Jared WilsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Richardson, William H.Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Sherman, Benjamin R.Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Sommerville, StephenAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Steineike, LouisAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Stiles, SamuelAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Storrs, Joseph W.Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Taylor, JohnAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Tidd, Marshal M.Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Tilley, Henry H.Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Thurwanger, Joseph & Thurwanger, JohnAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: Wilcox, James A.Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Wright, ChaunceyAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: Young, HenryAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Colt CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Samuel & Elizabeth ColtAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: Correspondence to and from Samuel ColtAdd to your cart.
Adria Patterson & Wes Dillon: Re Colt Patterson 984; Copy Article: Factory for Colt's Pisto;s in London (Dec 24, 1853); Copy Envelope to Col. Samuel Colt (1861); Copy of Handwritten Letter to Col. Samuel Colt from W.A. Ward (Jan 19, 1860); Copy of Handwritten Letter to Col. Samuel Colt from W.A. Ward (Feb 3, 1860); Copy of Handwitten Letter to "Dear Sir" from N.P. Ames (Sept 18, 1859; Copy of Article: Revue de L'Exposition Universal, Revolvers de Colt  in L'Ami Des Sciendes, Page 356, 1855; Copy of Article: Armes de Guerre et de Chasse in Journal Des Haras, Des Chasses, Pages 106-107 (1854); Copy Articles: Pages 179, 182-192, 344 from Journam Des Haras, Des Chasses (1855); Copy of Page: Ristolet de Colonel Colt from Bulletin de la Societe D'Encouragement Pour L'Industrie Nationale (Jan 1856)
Series 3: Winchester ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: Winchester and Remington Arms: Regarding War Department, Major Armstrong, and Women's WagesAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: Winchester: Machine Gun G18M, Orders, Conrtacts, and ChangesAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Winchester Model 1876 RifleAdd to your cart.
Folder 51: Photographs, Negatives, and SchematicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 52: Photographs, Negatives, Schematics of Winchester Model 1876 .45/75Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Photographs & NegativesAdd to your cart.
Folder 54: Photographs, Negatives, and SchematicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 55: Photographs, Negatives, and SchematicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 56: Photographs & NegativesAdd to your cart.
Folder 57: Photographs & Negatives of Winchester 1876 Chinese CatalogAdd to your cart.
Folder 58: Engraving: Charts, Longues, SummationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 59: Articles, Photos, & LettersAdd to your cart.
List: Model 1876's in Winchester Repeating Arms Co Reference Collection. Copy of Article: Citizen's Guard, Republic of Hiwaii by John Bell from The Winchester Collector, Vol 17, #4, Fall 1994. Copy of Photo: Man in Uniform Holding Sword. Copy of Letter to TE Hall, Curator Winchester Gun Museum, from RD Warren, 7 Feb 1961. 2 Requisition Forms for Serial Number Research, Cody Firearms Museum. Copy of Article: Hawaii from The Encyclopedia Britanica, Vol 13. Copy of Article: Hawaiian Islands from The American Cyclopaedia, Vol VIII, 1874. Letter to E Pugsley, Winchester Repeating Arms Co, from L Bender, 28 Sept 1947. Copy of Letter to LH Page, Winchester Repeating Arms Co, from RB Rosenstiel, 3 Sept 1919. Partial List of Winchesters from Lloyd Bender Collection. Copy of Extract from 1875 Catalogue: Variety of Arms. Copy of Letter to H Houze from SJ Gooding with Attached Appendix of Documents Re Joshua Shaw, 26 June 1999. 2 Copies of Photo of Tribal Leaders at a Blackfoot Indian Agency: One Holds a Model 1876 Winchester Carbine, from Montana Historical Society. NWMP Carbine Misc Notes. Copy of Photo: "Guard on Duty." Copy of Letter with Article: To Cody Firearms Research from RB Wade, 4 Feb 1992, with Article: Smalll Arms of the Mounted Police by R Phillips & SJ Kirby from Museum Restoration Services, 1965. Negatives & Photos of Gun Sights. Copy of Letter to E Ulrich from TE Hall, Curator Winchester Gun Museum.
Series 5: Colt: Articles, Letters, BrochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder 60: Photos & AdvertisingAdd to your cart.
Copy of Colt Stationary Seal. Illustration of Colt Pocket Pistol, Serial #12329. Photo of Rt Receiver of Skeletonized New Model Carbine, Serial #326687. Photo of Lt Receiver of Skeletonized New Model Carbine, Serial #326687. Copy of Engraving: Colt Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co Factory, c 1856. Copy of Daguerrotype by Joseph Ropes of the Colt Factory on Grove Lane, c 1854. Photo of Antelope Ernst Baumann, c 1880. Copy Schuyler, Hartley & Graham Trade Card. Copy of Interior of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham Store NYCity, c 1864. Copy of Engraving by Lossing-Barritt of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham Store NYCity, c 1864. Copy of Photo of Front Gallery of Colt Factory After 4 Feb 1864 Fire. Copy of Photo of Mass of Fused Revolver Parts from Colt Factory After 4 Feb 1864 Fire. Copy of Advertisement by John Ehlers in 1845 Edition of Doggett's NYCity Directory. Copy of Illustration of Hammer-Pawl Mechanism from Armsmear: The Home, The Arm, and The Armory of Samule Colt by Henry Bernard. Copy of Carte-de-Visite of Major General William Buel Franklin; Photo by Matthew Brady. 2 Copies of Figure et Description du Revolver, ou Pistolet Repetant, de la Fabrique du Colonel Colt. Copy of Colt Factory Brochure: Centennial Campaign Jan 22 1876; Reporter Memoribilia M00503. Copy of Colt's Patent Carbine, Jan 1859, R.M.-M.00487. Copy of Colt's Patent Repeating Pistols, c early 1850's, R.M.-M.00490. Copy of Photo of Man Seated in Factory Setting. Copy of Illustration of Small Revolver & Bullet. Copy of Illustration of Colt's 6M Navy, Engraved, Plated & Gilt, Serial #422. Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Photo of Rt View Colt's 6M Navy, Engraved, Plated & Gilt, Serial #422. Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Photo of Under Part of Frame Colt's 6M Navy, Engraved, Plated & Gilt, Serial #422. Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Colt's 6M Navy, Engraved, Plated & Gilt, Serial #422. Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Photo Rt View Colt's 6M Navy, Engraved, Plated & Gilt, Serial #422. Photo Rt View Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Photo Under Part of Frame Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Illustration of Engraving Under Part of Frame Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Illustration of Engravings for Rt & Lt Sides of Slide Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Photo of Top View of Slide Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988. Illustration of Engraving for Top View of Slide Colt Automatic Calibre .45 Government Model C, Serial #160988.
Series 6: Pamphlets, Newspaper Articles, AwardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 61: Colt: Newspapers & AwardsAdd to your cart.
Samuel Colt vs The Massachusetts Arms Co; Report of the Trial by RM Patterson; Boston, White & Potter Printers, 1851, Preface only.  Catalogo De Los Objectos Que Contiene el Real Museo Militar A Cargo Del Cuerpo de Artilleria; Madrid, 1856, p 299. Man of Progress: Biographical Sketches & Portraits of Leaders in Business & Professional Life in and of the State of Connecticut; Compiled by Richard Herndon, Edited by Richard Burton, Boston, New England Magazine, 1898, p 90. A System of Natural Philosophy: In Which Are Explained the Principles of Mechanics; By JL Comstock; NY, Pratt, Woodford, & Co, 1852, p 397 & pp 400-402.  Notice Sur les Pistolets Tournants et Roulants, Dit Revolvers; Edited by F Parent; Bruxelles, Library de Deprez-Parent, 1854, pp 8, 36, 57, 72 86, & Table des Matiers.  Typed Note: Re Diamond Snuff-Box Asward to Samuel Colt.  The Canada Directory: Containing the Names of the Professional & Business Men… By RWS Mackay; Montreal, John Lovell, 1851, pp 625 &678. The History, Civil, Political & Military of the Southern Rebellion… By OJ Victor, Vol I; NY, James D Torrey, p 130.  Report of the Committee on Awards of the World’s Columbian Commission, Vol II; Washington, Government Printing Office, 1901, p 1119.  Guide for Travelers in Egypt & Adjacent Countries Subject to the Pasha; By WC Wrankmore, Translated by Dr M Busch; London, Trubner & Co, 1858, p x.  New York Business Listings; Colt’s Patent Repeating FireArms.  Die New-Haven-Arms-Co (German Language Article), p 163.  Lands of the Slave & the Free or, Cuba, the United States and Canada; By Captain the Honorable Henry A Murphy; London, G Routledge & Co, 1857, pp 474-475.  Les Chases en France et en Angleterre Histoires de Sport; By P Caillard; Paris, Michel Levy Freres, 1864, p 296.  Military Catechism & Handbook of Regimental Standing Orders; London, W Thacker & Co, 1855; Ad for Colt in London.  Field Sports of the United States; By F Forester, Vol II; NY, Stringer & Townsend, c1855, p 259.  Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand Vol I; Wellington, 1870, Appendix A, #9a.  The Empire City, or, New York by Night and Day; By G Lippard; Philadelphia, TB Peterson & Bros, 1864, one page.  Catalogue of the Museum of Flags, Trophies & Relics Relating to the Revolution, The War of 1812, The Mexican War, and the Present Rebellion; NY, Charles O Jones, 1864.  Google Books Search Results; Iowa Journal of History, Vol II; Iowa State Historical Society, 1913, pp 248-249 & 252 & 254.  Google Book Search Results; Field & Stream, Vol 41; CBS Publications, 1936, pp26 & 89.  Fifty Years and Over of Akron & Summit County; By SA Lane; Akron, OH, Beacon Job Dept, 1892, pp 354-356.  First Footsteps in East Africa; or An Exploration of Harar; By RF Burton; London, Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1856, Index & pp 84-85.  Exposition Universelle De Londres en 1862; Bruxelles, Bols-Wittouck, 1863, p 69.  Hunt’s Handbook to the Official Catalogues: An Explanatory Guide to the Natural Productions & Manufactures of the Great Exhibit of the Industry of All Nations, 1851; Edited by R Hunt; London, Spicer Bros & W Clowes & Sons, pp 251-252.  Sport in the Crimea and Caucausus; By C Phillipps-Wolley; London, Richard Bentley & Son, 1881, p 230.  Saskatchewan & The Rocky Mountains; By the Earl of Southesk; Edinburgh, Edmonston & Douglas, 1875, pp 37-38 & 121 & 164.
Folder 62: Miscellaneous Colt BusinessAdd to your cart.
Copy of Photo of US Mail Ship Baltic.  Ad for Colt Firearms in Atkinson Evening Post & Philadelphia Saturday News, Vol XVIII, #928, May 11, 1939, p 4.  The Invention of Colt’s Revelver; from the Paterson Daily Press, Vol XI, #1721, May 5, 1869, Front Page.  National Arms Company of Brooklyn NY; from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Nov 11, 1866.  2 Copies of “Case Hardening Iron” from Scientific American, Vol XI, #7, New Series, Aug 13, 1864, p 37, col 2.  Wrinkles,or, Hints to Sportsmen & Travelers; By The Old Shekarry; London, Chatto & Windus, 1874, p 118.  The Crack Shot; By EC Barber; NY, WA Townsend & Adams, 1868.  Fur, Fin, & Feather: Containing the Game Laws of the Principal States of the US & Canada; NY, MB Brown & Co, 1868.  Manual For Rifle Practice; By GW Wingate; NY, WC & FP Church, 1872, pp 4-5.
Folder 63: Newspaper ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Big Gunshop Burns; Chicago, IL: The Daily Inter Ocean, #323, Feb 12, 1894, col C.  Factory of Colt’s Firearms Manufacturing Co, Montpelier, VT: The Vermont Watchman, #7, Feb 14, 1894, p 5, col F.  Suing for $1,000,000; Emporia, KS, The Emporia Daily Gazette, May 26, 1897, col C.  Colt’s Revolvers, Milwaukee, WI: Daily Sentinel & Gazette, Issue 297, Jan 29, 1847, col A.  2 copies of Colt’s Revolvers; Fayetteville, NC: Fayetteville Observer, Issue 1796, Nov 4, 1851, col F.  Heavy Robbery of Colt’s Patent Revolvers, Diamonds, Pearls, Gold Watches; Philadelphia, PA: North American & United States Gazette, Issue 19029, Feb 25, 1854, col G.  2 copies of Colt’s Revolvers; Washington, DC: Daily National Intellegencer, Issue 13017, Nov 15, 1854, col D and Fayetteville, NC: Fayetteville Observer, Nov 20, 1854, col E.  Viceroy of Egypt; Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, Nov 29, 1854, col C.  Colt’s Revolvers; Charleston, SC: The Charleston Mercury, Issue 9632, June 9, 1856, col F.  Colt’s Revolvers to Panama; Charleston, SC: The Charleston Mercury, Issue 9648, June 27, 1856, col A.  2 copies of Colt’s Revolvers; Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, Oct 8, 1857, col B & Savannah, GA: Daily Morning News, Issue 234, Oct 7, 1857, col C.  The Army Furnished With Colt Revolvers; NY: New York Herald, Oct 23, 1860, p 2, col A.  Colt’s Revolvers; Central City, CO: Weekly Register-Call, Issue 11, Aug 30, 1889, col A.  Fatal Duel; New Orleans, LA: The Daily Picayune, Issue 280, Oct 31, 1893, col B.  Colt’s Revolvers Ad; Houston, TX: The Galveston Daily News, Nov 2, 1894, p 8, col G.  Colt Revolvers; Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Gazette, Issue 37, May 7, 1897, col B.  2 WH More Ads for Colt Revolvers; New Orleans, LA: The Daily Picayune, Issue 17, Feb 10, 1898, p 6, col D & New Orleans, LA: The Daily Picayune, Issue 73, p 8, col D.  Death Notice for Col. Samuel Colt; Cleveland, OH: The Daily Cleveland Herald, Issue 13, Jan 6,1862, col B.  Judge Colt vs Samuel Colt; Boston: Boston Daily Advertiser, Issue 124, June 26, 1865, col G.  Church of Good Shepherd Being Built by Mrs. Cody; Boston: Boston Daily Advertiser, Issue 136, Dec 7, 1868, col C.  Widow of Samuel Colt; Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Sentinel, Issue 54, March 7, 1871, col B.  Reception at Armsmere; Bangor, ME: Bangor Daily Whig & Courier, Issue 282, Nov 27, 1879, col B.  Scandal in High Life; Memphis, TN: The Commercial Appeal, Issue 295, Oct 22, 1895, p 2, col G.  Colt’s Sensational Divorce Suit; Memphis, TN: The Commercial Appeal, Issue 299, Oct 26, 1895, p 4, col C.  Ontario County Meeting of Republican Delegates With Samuel Colt Chairman; Annapolis, MD: Maryland Gazette and Political Intelligencer, Issue 11, March 14, 1816, col D.  James Colt vs Samuel Colt; Cleveland, OH: Daily Cleveland Herald, Issue 238, Nov 10, 1856, col C.  Editorial: Colt’s Improved Fire-Arms; Washington, DC: Daily National Intelligencer, Issue 14255, Apr 12, 1858, col C.  Death Notice for Col. Samuel Colt; Cleveland, OH: Daily Cleveland Herald, Issue 8, Jan 10, 1862, col G.  Rings Presented to Samuel Colt; Boston: Boston Daily Advertiser, Issue 36, Aug 13, 1855, col G.  Colt Denies Arming Rebels; Boston: Boston Daily Advertiser, Issue 51, Dec 27, 1861, col B.  Bill of Relief for Samuel Colt; NY: New York Herald, Issue 13, Jan 14, 1845, col F.  Recollections of the Great Exhibition; Washington, DC: Daily National Intelligencer, Feb 2, 1852, p 1, col 5&6.  Ancestry Census Search Results for Joseph Fugger, Engineer; 1930 Federal Census for Hartford, CT.  Ancestry Census Search Results for Joseph Fugger, Engineer; 1930 Federal Census for Brooklyn, NY.  Ancestry Passenger Search Results for Joseph Fugger, Engineer; NY Passenger Lists Arrived NY:C Feb 24, 1924. Joseph Fugger in Geer’s Hartford City Directory, Sept 1924, pp 61 & 323.
Folder 64: Award MedalsAdd to your cart.
Photo Obverse of Sydney International Exhibition Medal MDCCCLXXIX.  2 Copies of Negatives Obverse & Reverse of Sydney International Exhibition Medal MDCCCLXXIX.  2 Copies of Negatives Obverse of Sydney International Exhibition Medal MDCCCLXXIX.  Photo Obverse of Melbourne International Exhibition MDCCCLXXX.
Series 7: Winchester Repeating Arms: Tools & LettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 65: Ammo BoardsAdd to your cart.
2 Copies1879 Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Ammo Board.  1884 Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Ammo Board.  About 1880's Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Ammo Board.
Folder 66: Reloading ToolsAdd to your cart.
2 Copies Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Reloading Tool, 1st Type, c.1874-1875. 2 Copies Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Reloading Tool, 2nd Type, c.1875.
Folder 67: Loading Machine & SightsAdd to your cart.
Photo MVB Hill Cartridge-Loading Machine; Sheet 1 of 4, Patent #203731.  Negative of MVB Hill Cartridge-Loading Machine; Sheet 1 of 4, Patent #203731.  Photo Gun Sight with #69A-B & 69B. Negative of Gun Sight with #69A-B & 69B.  Photo Round Gun Sight.  Negative Round Gun Sight.
Folder 68: Semi-Automatic RifleAdd to your cart.
Photo Semi-Automatic Rifle (W967).  Negative Semi-Automatic Rifle (W967).  Information for Investors Desiring to Submit Semiautomatic Shoulder Rifles for Test to the Ordnance Dept., US Army, Aug 5, 1919.
Folder 69: Price & Customer ListsAdd to your cart.
Letter of May 19, 1910 to Frederick Peters from Winchester Repeating Arms Co; With Attached Continental Europe Customer List.  Fdoreign Trade Commissions & Discounts.  Copy Winchester Arms & Ammunition (1914), Revised Wholesale -- Net Price List.
Series 8: Manuscript of Proposed Winchester DocumentAdd to your cart.
Folder 70: Winchester: Robert M. Lee Trust by  Herbert Houze. Manuscript, Part I with CorrectionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 71: Winchester: Pobert M. Lee Trust by Herbert Houze. Manuscript, Part II with Corrections.Add to your cart.
Folder 72: Winchester: Robert M. Lee Trust by Herbert Houze. Full Manuscript with Corrections.Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Series 1: Schuyler, Hartley & GrahamAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Schuyler & Hartley BiosAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Jacob Rutsen Schuyler Bio from Southern New York, page 1159.  Photocopy of Notes of Malcolm Graham & Jacob Schuyler from Charles E. Smart’s The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America; Troy, NY: Regal Art Press, 1967, Vol 2, p 243 & 262. Photocopy of Marcellus Hartley Bio from The New York Times, June 19, 1898; Illustrated Magazine Supplement, p 2.  Photocopy of Marcellus Hartley’s Death Editorial Comment, New York Times, Jan 9, 1902, p 8. Photocopy of Marcellus Hartley Drops Dead, Edited by George O. Shields from Recreation (League of American Sportsman) Vol 16, #17, 1902.  Photocopy of Sudden Death of Marcellus Hartley from The New York Times, Jan 9, 1902, p 9.  Photocopy of The Funeral of Marcellus Hartley from The New York Times, Jan 12, 1902, p 12.  Photocopy of Death List of A Day: Malcolm Graham from The New York times, Dec 19, 1899, p 9. Photocopy of Mr. Hartley’s Will Filed from The New York Times, Feb 21, 1902, p 7.
Folder 2: Newspaper ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Public Laws of the State of North-Carolina, Passed by the General Assembly at Its Session of 1862-1863.  Ad on p 278 of Association Monthly New York City, October 1879.  Photocopy of More Gift Jewelry from The New York Times, Dec 15, 1871, p 6.  Photocopy of More Holiday Goods from The New York Times, Dec 19, 1871, p 2.  Photocopy of Opening of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham’s Fancy-Goods Store from The New York Times, June 12, 1872, p 5.  Photocopy of American & Mexican Commissions: Herman Sturm vs the Republic of Mexico; Indianapolis, JG Doughty, Printer, 1872, p 99.  Photocopy of The Successful Business Houses of New York; Published by AJ Clark, pp 79 & 81.  Photocopy of The Vienna Prizes; The Victories of the Exhibition; Awards to American Successful Products from the United States – A Long Role of Honor; The Vienna Correspondent: from The New York Times, Aug 18, 1873, p 8.  Photocopy of The Holidays: Among the Jewelers from The New York Times, Dec 19,1873, p 2.  Photocopy of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham from The New York Times, Dec 23, 1874, p 3.  Schuyler, Hartley & Graham from The New York Times, Dec 15, 1875, p 7.  Photocopy of Google Book Search for “Schuyler, Hartley & Graham” Giving Chinese Ceramics & Cloisonné Enamels by George A. Leavitt.  The Sportsman’s Gazette & General Guide, By Charles Hallock; New York: Forest & Stream Publishing Co, 1877, p 670.  Photocopy of Selling Arms to France from The New York Times, Nov 8, 1877, p 2.  Photocopy of The State of Trade, The Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, Il), Nov 22, 1877, p 5, col 2.  Schuyler, Hartley & Graham from The New York Times, Dec 4, 1877, p 5.  Photocopy of Sale of Chinese ArtWares from The New York Times, Dec 28, 1877, p 3.  Photocopy of Lawn Tennis & Archery from Puck, Vol 6, Jan-June 1880, p 255, col 3.  Photocopy of Robbing Their Employers: Mr. Hartley, of Maiden-Lane, Makes a Fortunate Discovery from The New York Times, Sept 23, 1880, p 2.  Photocopy of Ladies’ Chatelaine Watches from The New York Times, Oct 10, 1883, p 5. Photocopy of J Rutsen Schuyler, Obituary from The New York Times, Feb 5, 1887, p 2.  Photocopy of The Fire-Arms Trust from The Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, Il), Feb 7, 1888, p 3, col F.  Photocopy of A Madman’s Fearful Act from The New York Times, March 30, 1893, p 1.  Photocopy of Gave A Balloon to Gambetta from The New York Times, Apr 1, 1893, p 9.  Photocopy of Killed Friend and Himself, from The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC), Apr 1, 1893, Issue 73, p 2, col B. Photocopy of New Rifle-Making Firm from The New York Times, Nov 24, 1896, p 2.
Series 2: Sword ManufacturersAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Tiffany & CoAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Charles L. TiffanyAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of National Guard Manual by Stephen R. Pinckney; NY: Frank McElroy Printer, 1863.  Photocopy of Illustrated New York: The Metropolis of Today; NY: International Publishing Co, 1888, p 122.  Photocopy of The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography… Vol II; NY: James T White & Co, 1895, p 57.  Charles L Tiffany and the House of Tiffany & Co; NY: Tiffany & Co, 1893, pp 36-39.  Photocopy of Manufacturing of Damascus Swords from Scientific American, Vol VII, #3, New Series, July 19, 1862. P 41, col 2-3.  Photocopy of General City News from The New York Times, Aug 17, 1863, p 3.  Photocopy of Tribute to An Army Surgeon from the New York Times, Aug 19, 1863.  Photocopy of Swords & Flags from Scientific American, Vol IX, #14, New Series, Oct 3, 1863, p 2.
Folder 4: Tiffany Manufactured SwordsAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Presentation to Captain Horgen, of the Irish Brigade; New York Herald, Dec 11, 1861, p 8, col E.  Photocopy of Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations Passed at the Jan Session, 1862; Providence, Cooke & Danielson, 1862, p 210 & pp 6, 9, 10 of Appendix 5.  Photocopy of Military Presentations; The New York Times, March 13, 1862, p 5.  Photocopy of Sword to Be Presented to General Fremont, New York Times, March 29, 1862, p5.  Photocopy of Sword Presented to Major-General Halleck; Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, April 5, 1862, pp 235-236, col 1.  Photocopy of “To the Pathfinder, From the Men of the West”; Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, April 12, 1862, p 356, cols 1 & 2.  Photocopy of Sword to General Halleck by the Ladies of St. Louis; Daily Evening Bulletin (San Francisco), April 18, 1862, p 1, col 5.  Photocopy of Rhode Island to Burnside; Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, May 31, 1862, pp 121-122, col 1.  Photocopy of Presentation Sword, Sash and Belt; The New York Times, Sept 26, 1862, p2.  Photocopy of Presentation of a Sword to General Fremont; The Ripley Bee (Ripley, OH), Nov 6, 1862, p 3, cols 1 & 2.  Photocopy of The 79th Highlanders to General Stevens; Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, June 28,1862, p 198, col 2.  Photocopy of Army & Navy News, The New York Times, July 2, 1862, p 5.  Photocopy of Army & Navy News, The New York Times, July 2, 1862, p 5 (Detail). Photocopy of Honors to Brigadier General Sweeney; The New York Times, Aug 12, 1862, p 5.  Photocopy of Splendid Testimonial from Citizens of New York to General Sherman; The New York Times, Aug 15, 1862, p 3.  Photocopy of Honor to General Corcoran; The New York Times, Sept 7, 1862, p 2.  Photocopy of St. Vincent de Paul; Leslie’s Illustrated News, Nov 1, 1862, p 83, col 2.  Photocopy of Sword to Lieutenant Worden; The New York Times, Nov 20, 1862, p 2.  Photocopy of Sword to Lieutenant Worden; Boston Daily Advertiser, Issue 124, Nov 21, 1862, p 4.  Photocopy of World Cat Search: Description of the Sword Made by Tiffany & Co by Order of Gentlemen of New York City, for Presentation to Major General W.T. Sherman by Tiffany & Co.  Photocopy of Sword Presentation & Testimonial to Colonel Rush C. Hawkins; The New York Times, May 21, 1863, p 8.  Photocopy of Presentation to Colonel Hawkins; New York Herald, May 21, 1863, p 5, col 1.  Photocopy of Sword Presentation to Major Reynolds of the 16th Wisconsin – A Handsome Compliment; Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI), June 18, 1863, p 2.  Photocopy of A Very Beautiful Sword; New Haven Daily Palladium (CT), July 8, 1863, p 1, col 2.  Photocopy of Sword For General Oglesby; The New York Times, p 1.  Photocopy of A Sword for General Joseph Hooker; Semi-Weekly Wisconsin, Dec 5, 1863, p 2, col 3.  Photocopy of Preamble; The New York Times, Dec 25, 1863, p 2.  Photocopy of Thomas Wentworth Higginson: The Story of His Life by Mary T. Higginson; Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1914, p 236.  Photocopy of Sword Presentation to Captain W. Treadwell; The New York Times, Jan 14, 1864, p 2.  2 Photocopies of Presentation of a Sword; The New York Times, March 18, 1884, p 8.  Photocopy of The Fifth Infantry; The Iowa State Register (Des Moines), Apr 6, 1864, p 1, col 1.  2 Photocopies of A Sword Presented to Admiral Farragut; The New York Times, Aug 19, 1864, p 3. Photocopy of Sword Presentation to General Bailey; Milwaukee (WI) Daily Sentinel, Nov 11, 1854, p 2, col 2.  Photocopy of A Handsome Testimonial to General Hawley; New Haven (CT) Palladium, Issue 338, Jan 16, 1865, col B.  Photocopy of A Testimonial Sword; Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL), Aug 6, 1887, p 12, col 7.  Photocopy of General Miles Gold Sword; Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Sept 10, 1887, p 59, col 2.  Photocopy of Tiffany & Co. to Make the Government Sword to Be Given Admiral Dewey; The Jewelers’ Circular (NYC) Aug 24, 1898, p 27.  Photocopy of Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy for the Year 1898; Government Printing Office (Washington, DC), p 5.  Photocopy of Life and Heroic Deeds of Admiral Dewey… By Louis S Young; NY, Holland, nd, pp 334-335.  Photocopy of The Life and Letters of Admiral Dewey… By Adelbert M Dewey; Akron, OH, The Werner Co, 1899, pp 384-386.  Photocopy of The Magic of Jewels and Charms by GF Kunz; Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1915, pp 370-373.
Sub-Series 2: Sword PresentationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Swords to Lammot & HookerAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of The Members of the City Guard of San Francisco…; The New York Herald, p 5, col 3. Photocopy of A Sword for Captain Lammot; USA Daily Evening Bulletin (San Francisco), Issue 103, Feb 7, 1862, p 3, col B.  Photocopy of A Sword to General Hooker; The Dover (NH) Gazette, Issue 6, Feb 6, 1863, p 2, col C.  Photocopy of Sword Presentation to General Hooker; The New York Times, June 2, 1865, p 8, col 1.  Photocopy of Sword Presentation by Californians at New York, to General Hooker; Daily Evening Bulletin (San Francisco), June 28, 1865, p 3, col 5.
Folder 6: Swords to Foote, Adams, & GrantAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of John Quincy Adams Ward: An Appreciation by Adeline Adams; NY, MCMXII, p 27.  Photocopy of Local Intelligence: Admiral Foote’s Sword; The New York Times, Sept 15, 1862, p 3.  Photocopy of Sword Presentation to Foote; Boston Daily Advertiser, Sept 17, 1862, p 2, col 3.  Photocopy of The Sword is Probably…; The New York Herald, Feb 7, 1863, p 8, col 2.  Photocopy of The Sword; The New York Herald, May 19, 1863, p 7, col 2.  Photocopy of A Sword for General Grant; Daily Cleveland (OH) Herald, Issue 48, Feb 27, 1864, p 1, col A.  Photocopy of A Sword for General Grant; Wisconsin Lumberman (Stevens Point, WI), Vol 1, # 12, March 9,1864, p1, col 5.  Photocopy of Sword to General Grant; Photocopy of The Iowa State Register (Des Moines), Apr 6, 1864, p 1, col 5.  Photocopy of Results of Google Search for “Tiffany & Co + Sword: Bronze Casting & American Sculpture, 1850-1900 By Michael E Shapiro; University of Delaware Press, 1985.
Folder 7: Sword to VarinnAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of A Presentation to Colonel Varinn, of the Eighth Regiment New York National  Guard; The New York Times, Aug 1, 1863, p 2.
Folder 8: Swords to Sampson, Tyler, Lehman, & MeadeAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Design of Sampson’s Sword; The New York Times, March 15, 1899, p 7.  Photocopy of Handsome Testimonial to General EB Tyler. The Daily Cleveland (OH) Herald, Feb 21, 1863, p 4 col 2. Photocopy of Sword for Colonel Lehman; Philadelphia Press, June 15, 1863.  2 Photocopies of Sword Presented to General Meade; Boston Daily Advertiser, Aug 31, 1863, p 1, col 5.  Photocopy of The Testimonial Sword; Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, July 23, 1864, p 285, col 1-3.
Folder 9: Swords to McCunn, McConihe, & PatrickAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Presentation of a Sword & Revolver to Colonel McCunn; New York Herald, June 23, 1861, p 5, col 1.  Photocopy of Personal; The New York Times, July 19, 1863, p 2.  Photocopy of Presentation of a Sword to Lieutenant-Colonel McConihe; The New York Times, Nov 19, 1863, p 2.  Photocopy of Presentation to General Patrick; The New York Times, Sept 16, 1864, p 1. Photocopy of The Army of the Potomac; The New York Times, Nov 11, 1864, p 1.
Folder 10: Alabama Sword & Captain SemmesAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of The Alabama Sword; The New York Times, Aug 20, 1864, p 2.  Photocopy of A Sword for Captain Semmes; The New York Times, Nov 13, 1864, p 3.
Series 3: Colt BusinessAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Armory SealAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Colt Armory Lithograph
Folder 12: Colored SealAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Cover Flap Seal (Blue)
Folder 13: Painters, Sculptors & EngraversAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of A Day at Colt’s Patent Fire-Arms Co By Seba Smith; NYC, United States Magazine, Vol IV, #3, March 1857, pp 221-249.  Photocopy of “The United States Magazine” in A History of American Magazines 1850-1865 By Frank L Mott; Cambridge (MA), Harvard University Press, 1938, pp 448-451.  Photocopy of “Gleason’s (Ballou’s) Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion” in A History of American Magazines 1850-1865 By Frank L Mott; Cambridge (MA), Harvard University Press, 1938, pp 410-412.  Photocopy of “Mantle Fieldings” in Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers Ed By Glenn B Opitz; Poughkeepsie, NY, Apollo Book 1986, pp 683-684.  Photocopy of Dictionaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Sessinateurs et Graveurs By E Benezit. Poughkeepsie, NY, Apollo Book, 1976, p 6.  Photocopy of Dictionaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Sessinateurs et Graveurs By E Benezit. Poughkeepsie, NY, Apollo Book, 1976, p 314. Photocopy of Dictionaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Sessinateurs et Graveurs By E Benezit. Poughkeepsie, NY, Apollo Book, 1976, p 36.  Photocopy of Dictionaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Sessinateurs et Graveurs By E Benezit. Poughkeepsie, NY, Apollo Book, 1976, p 663. Photocopy of A Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers Ed By William Young; Cambridge (MA), William Young, 1968, pp 92-93.  Photocopy of A Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers Ed By William Young; Cambridge (MA), William Young, 1968, pp 162-163.  Photocopy of A Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers Ed By William Young; Cambridge (MA), William Young, 1968, pp 344-345.
Folder 14: Christopher Bechtler & Gold CoinsAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Kunst-und Gewerb-Blatt; 1819, Polytechnischer Verein Sur das Konigreich Bayern.  Photocopy of Fahrbucher der Stadt St. Gallen; 1828 p 90.  Photocopy of  Regierungs-Blatt; 1867, p 27.  Photocopy of Passenger Manifest for Vessel Arriving at NY, NY 1820-1957 [Christopher Bechtler]; NARA Microfilm M237, roll 237-13, list 304 p 1.  Photocopy of Register of Debates in Congress, Vol VII [Christopher Bechtler]; Washington, DC, Gales & Seaton, 1831, p 76.  Photocopy of North Carolina Gold; Dover Gazette & Stafford Advertiser (Dover, NH), Oct 18, 1831, p 2, col 2.  Photocopy of Very Fine Gold; Richmond (VA) Enquirer, Vol 28, Issue 51, p 4, col 3. Photocopy of American Patents for October By Thomas P Jones; The Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, Vol IX, 1932.  Photocopy of Bibliographic Citation for North Carolina Naturalization Index by Betty J Comin [Christopher Bechtler]; p 2.  Photocopy of From the Rutherford Spectator; Fayetteville (NC) Observer, May 7, 1833, p 3, cols 1&2.  Photocopy of Very Important to Southern Towns; Fayetteville (NC) Observer, Feb 4, 1836, p 3, col 1.  Photocopy of Bechtler’s Gold Coin; Fayetteville (NC) Observer, July 7, 1836, p 2, col 5.  Photocopy of Bechtler’s Gold Coin; Raleigh Register & North Carolina Gazette, July 26, 1836, p 1, cols 2&3.  Photocopy of A Canoe Voyage Up the Minnay Sotor by George W Featherstonhaugh, Vol I; London, Richard Bentley, 1874, pp 327-340.  Photocopy of Gold & Silver Coinage of the Union and of London; The (Philadelphia) Pennsylvania Inquirer & Daily Courier, Apr 24, 1840 p 2, col 2.  Photocopy of Death of Mr Bechtler; Greenville (SC) Mountaineer, Jan 12, 1844, p2, col 4.  Photocopy of A Gold Dollar; Dover (NH) Gazette & Stafford Advertiser, Jan 13, 1844, p 1, col 2.  Photocopy of “It Is Said There Has Been Quite a Large Quantity of Counterfeit Gold…”; Raleigh (NC) Register & North Carolina Gazette, June 14, 1844, p 3, col 3.  Photocopy of Counterfeits; Greenville (SC) Mountaineer, Jan 7, 1848, p 2, col 5.  Photocopy of Spurious Coin; Arkansas State Democrat (Little Rock, AR), May 4, 1849, p 2, col 1.  Photocopy of A Private Mint in North Carolina by Thomas Featherstonhaugh; Magazine of History with Notes & Queries, Vol IV, July-Dec 1906, pp 220-229.  Photocopy of Private Gold Coinage Exhibition of US and Colonial Coins; Catalogue of The American Numismatic Society, 1914, pp 110-117 & Plate 30.
Folder 15: Modern WarAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Livre de Guerre Moderne by Cesar L Albeca; Paris, J Dumaine, 1872, pp 7 & 230-231.
Folder 16: John PearsonAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of The Invention of Colt’s Revolver; The Daily Cleveland (OH) Herald, May 8, 1869, p 1, col 2.  Photocopy of The First Revolving Gun Made; St Louis (MO) Globe-Democrat, June 4, 1883, p 7, col 2.  Photocopy of Mr Joseph Pearson; Defiance (OH) Democrat, Vol 39, #47, June 14, 1883, p 4, col 2.  Photocopy of US Federal Census, 1840; Baltimore, MD, Ward 8, Roll 160, p 40 [John Pearson].  Photocopy of US Federal Census, 1850; Fort Smith, AK, Roll M432_25, p 393, image 581 [John Pearson].  Photocopy of US Federal Census, 1860; Fort Smith, AK, Roll M653_50, p 1147, image 608 [John Pearson].  Photocopy of US Federal Census, 1880; Fort Smith, AK, Roll T9_56, Family History Film 1254056, p 525 [John Pearson].
Folder 17: Melbourne International ExhibitionAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of News of the State; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, July 14, 1879, p 4.  Photocopy of Connecticut at Melbourne; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, June 19, 1880, p 1.  Photocopy of International Exhibitions – Australia & Brazil; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, July 24, 1880, p 2.  Photocopy of Awards to Connecticut Exhibitors; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, Aug 3, 1880, p 2.  Photocopy of More Marine Disasters; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, Sept 7, 1880, p 3.  Photocopy of City Briefs; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, Sept 11, 1880 p 2.  Photocopy of The Melbourne Exhibition; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, Mar 5,1881, p 1.  Photocopy of The Melbourne International Exhibition; Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, Apr 30, 1881, p 1.
Folder 18: Colt PurchasesAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Colt Purchases, Oct 1856-1860 (handwritten).  Photocopy of Virginia Convention Document #35.  Photocopy of Colt: A Collection of Letters & Photographs About the Man – the Arms – the Company; Harrisburg, PA, The Stackpole Co, 1959, pp 70-72.
Folder 19: Mrs, Colt's Arms DisplayAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Stephen A Douglas; North Carolina Weekly Standard (Raleigh, NC), Vol XXVII, #25 & #1368, June 19, 1861, p 1, col 6.  Photocopy of “Monuments That Mark the March of Mind”; List of Mrs Colt’s Display of Her Husband’s Products, 8 pp.
Folder 20: Lieutenant Bedney F McDonaldAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Samuel Hamilton Walker: An Inventory of Papers at the Texas State Archives, 1836-1905, n.d., pp 1-10.  Photocopy of Letter from Bob Anderson to Herbert Houze, Jan 23, 2005; Re Lt. Bedney F McDonald from Georgia.  Photocopy of Lieutenant R F McDonald; The Georgia Telegraph, Aug 1845 -- Aug 1848, Microfilm, Feb 1, 1848.  Photocopy of McDonald Military Appointments (Handwritten), 30 June 1846 – 23 June 1847.  Photocopy of Bedney Franklin McDonald in American Civil War Soldiers Archive; Historical Data Systems, Compiled Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers (Database-on-line), Provo, UT: Ancestry .com 1999-.  Photocopy of Captain Samuel H Walker in U.S. House of Representatives Private Claims, Vol 3, Ancestry.com, Accessed Jan 19, 2005.
Folder 21: William JarvisAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Index to Letters of William Jarvis 1838 – 1889; Hartford, CT, Connecticut Historical Society, 6 pp.  Photocopy of William Jarvis Family Group Record; Family Search on-line, Accesses Nov 9, 2005.
Series 4: US Model 1847 Revolving Holster Pistol Article by Herbert HouzeAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Houze Draft Article on Colt Model 1847 PistolAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Supporting Documents for Houze Article on Colt Model 1847 PistolAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from JB Colt, June 23, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Coen, July 9, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to SH Walken & MSM Rifles from Samuel Colt per Colt, July 28, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Moore & Baker, July 31, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from EG Elliott, Depot Quarter Masters Office, Aug 23, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from F Waggaman, Aug 12, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Z Taylor, Major General US Army, Aug 17, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Captain Charles G Hunter, US Navy from Samuel Colt, Aug 23, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to My Dear Captain from (unknown), Aug 23, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Mason, Jr., Sept 2, 1847. Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Dear Sir from Mason, Jr., Sept 5, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Moore & Baker, Sept 6, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Dear Sir from Mason, Jr., Sept 21, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Major Taber, Sept 30, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to (unknown) from Samuel Colt, Oct 9, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Moore & Baker, Oct 9, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to More & Boher from Samuel Colt, Oct 4, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Horstmann, Jones & Drucker, Oct 24, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Gentlemen from Samuel Colt, Oct 23, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Horstmann, Jones & Drucker, Nov 1, 1847.   Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Horstmann, Jones & Drucker, Oct 30, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Horstmann, Jones & Drucker from Samuel Colt, Nov 2, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from WC Huntington, Nsov 11, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Tho Rusk, Dec 14, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Samuel Colt from Mason, Jr., Dec 14, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to General J Magson, Jr. from Tho Rusk, Dec 23, 1847.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Colonel WS Haney from Samuel Colt, n.d.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to PF Smith from Samuel Colt, [1847].  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Major General W Scott from Samuel Colt, n.d.  Photocopy of Handwritten Letter to Colonel JW Tibbatts from Samuel Colt, [1847].  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for William Harney; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for John Hayes; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for Charles Hunter; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for Bedney McDonald; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for William Polk; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for Persifor Smith; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for Tibbatts; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for Twiggs; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of Mexican War Officer Search for Worth; http://www.Aztecclub.com, Accessed Apr 8, 2005.  Photocopy of George G Waggaman from US Mexican War: The Zachary Taylor Encampment in Corpus-Christi, 1845-1846. www.library.ci.corpus-christi.tx.us/Mexican War/waggamangg.htm.  Photocopy of Houze/Athenaeum Loans. Photocopy of 1847 Presentations/Gifts, handwritten.  Photocopy of 1847 Sales, handwritten.  Photocopy of 1847 Quotes from Letters, handwritten.  US Model 1847 Holster Pistol Presentations/Purchases.  Photocopy of Letter from Dean Nelson to Herbert Houze Re Captain Walker, Mar 24, 2005.
Folder 24: Colt Papers & GrammarAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Some Thoughts on the Colt Family Papers at the URI Archives and Special Collections: In Light of an Exhibit of the Papers, By Richard Vangermeersch, March 2005.  28 pp.  Grammar is For Lovers of the Language, By Dr. LM Donnellan, Dr. F Montgomery & M Ashman; 2004 International ACE Conference, June 22, 2004, Lake Tahoe, NV, 16 pp.
Series 5: EngraversAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Cities with EngraversAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: New York City EngraversAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of New-York As It Is, in 1837; NY, J Disturnell, 1837, pp 59 & 60 & 68.  Photocopy of New York Mercantile Union Business Directory, 1850-1851; NY, S French, 1850, pp 180-182.  Photocopy of John Phillips from New York Passenger & Immigration Lists, 1820-1850 [Database on-line] from Ancestry com.  Photocopy of Alfred Sealey in Manhattan, New York City, New York Directory 1839-1840, Compiled by C Hollister [Database-on-line] from Ancestry.com.  Photocopy of Engravers from Manhattan New York City Directory 1829-1830, Compiled by C Hollister [Database-on-line] from Ancestry .com.  Photocopy of Wilson’s Business Directory, 1851, pp 110-113.
Folder 26: New York City Business DirectoryAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of New York City Business Directory 1859, pp 92-93 & 115 & 433-434.  Photocopy of Wilson’s New York City Directory 1858-1859; NY, JF Trow, 1858.
Folder 27: Birmingham UK DirectoryAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of The Post Office Directory of Birmingham, 1878; London, Kelly & Co, 1878, pp 91, 97, 115, 123, 126, 128, 129, 137, 155, 159, 396, 475, 476, 492, 493.
Folder 28: London UK DirectoryAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Pigot & Co’s Directory of London, 1839, pp 111-113, 122-123, 130 143, 144.
Folder 29: US Federal & State DataAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Marriages and Deaths in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol I, 1847, p 197.  Photocopy of US Federal Census, 1850 for Springfield, MA; NARA, M432, roll M432_319, p 77, image 157.  Photocopy of US Federal Census, 1860 for Hartford, CT; NARA, 1860, M653_78, p 233, image 127.  Photocopy of City Directory, 1861, Hartford, CT, p 197.  Photocopy of City Directory, 1863, Hartford, CT, p 205.  Photocopy of City Directory, 1864-1865, Hartford, CT, p 223.  Photocopy of City Directory, 1865-1866, Hartford, CT, p 207.  Photocopy of US Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 for LT Pearson, CT, 1864-1865; NARA M758, roll 1, image 177.  Photocopy of US Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 for LT Pearson, CT, 1864-1865; NARA M758, roll 2, image 29 & 210.  Photocopy of US Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 for LT Pearson, CT, 1864-1865; NARA M758, roll 3, image 138.  Photocopy of US Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index for LT Pierson, 1870, Hartford, CT.
Sub-Series 2: Individual EngraversAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: John AubreyAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Willian H AubreyAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Willian E AveryAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Charles BardelmasAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Thomas BarlowAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Orison BluntAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Otto BodensteinAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Andre Charles Boule or BoulleAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: JCF BuchholzAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Anson ChaseAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Henry C CurtisAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Robert DevereuxAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Joseph DelanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Christian DeyhleAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: John EvansAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Jacob GlahnAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: Wilbur A GlahnAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Elliott GreeneAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: Augustus GrunewaldAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: Max GerinAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: Otto HaasAdd to your cart.
Folder 51: William Hahn, Jr.Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Frederick HansonAdd to your cart.
Folder 53: Carl J HelfrichtAdd to your cart.
Folder 54: Charles HelfrichtAdd to your cart.
Folder 55: Cuno A HelfrichtAdd to your cart.
Folder 56: Ferdinand HelfrichtAdd to your cart.
Folder 57: Louise HelfrichtAdd to your cart.
Folder 58: J JacobAdd to your cart.
Folder 59: Joseph JacobAdd to your cart.
Folder 60: Daniel Frederick LoosAdd to your cart.
Folder 61: Karl (Carl) MullerAdd to your cart.
Folder 62: Charles MullerAdd to your cart.
Folder 63: WL OrmsbyAdd to your cart.
Folder 64: Daniel O’ReganAdd to your cart.
Folder 65: Henry ReimanAdd to your cart.
Folder 66: Elisha K RootAdd to your cart.
Folder 67: Matthias SoutheimerAdd to your cart.
Folder 68: Adam E SpiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 69: George SterzingAdd to your cart.
Folder 70: Daniel StevensAdd to your cart.
Folder 71: WJ SymsAdd to your cart.
Folder 72: Alexander ThuerAdd to your cart.
Folder 73: Thuer Papers Describing Chernoff TradesAdd to your cart.
Folder 74: Ernst A TimmeAdd to your cart.
Folder 75: Augustus UlrichAdd to your cart.
Folder 76: Conrad F UlrichAdd to your cart.
Folder 77: Herman UlrichAdd to your cart.
Folder 78: Asaph WillardAdd to your cart.
Folder 79: Joseph WolfAdd to your cart.
Folder 80: Eugene YoungAdd to your cart.
Folder 81: Gustave YoungAdd to your cart.
Folder 82: Gustave Young (Yung)Add to your cart.
Folder 83: Oscar YoungAdd to your cart.
Folder 84: Young MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 85: Frederick ZeisisngAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Series 1: Winchester Repeating Arms CompanyAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Gun TrialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: 1866 Paris BookletAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Repetir-Schusswaffen von Winchester…; Paris, Georges Kagelmann, 1886, 62 pages.
Folder 2: Swiss TrialsAdd to your cart.
Data from Swiss Trials Report, 1 page.  Envelope from Peter Richter to Herbert Houze; Dresden, Germany to Cody, WY.   Letter from George A Hoyem (Armory Publications) to Herbert Houze, July 11, 1995.  Photocopy of Des Bundnadelgewebrs; Berlin, Drud & Berlag, 1867, pp 93-100 & 2 Copies of Figure 1.  Photocopy of Militar-Zeitung; Basil, 1866, 29 pp & Negatives of Pages.  Photocopy of Die Repetir-Gewehre; Darmstadt & Leipzig, 1882, pp 32-45.  Photocopy of Neue Hinterladungs-Gewehere, Darmstadt & Leipzig, 1867, pp 137-168.
Folder 3: British TrialsAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of a Special Committee on Breech-Loading Rifles…; London, GE Eyre & W Spottiswoode, 1869, pp xxvi-xxviii & xxix.  Photocopy of Patent #60814, Jan 1, 1876, OF Winchester Improvement in Metallic Cartridges, 2 pp.  Photocopy of Patent #84598, Dec 1, 1868, L Wheelock, Improvement in Magazine Fire-Arms, 2 pp.  Photocopy of Report of the Board for Examination of Breech-Loading Military Small Arms by State of New York; Albany, NY, Weed, Parsons & Co, 1867, pp 4 & 55.  Photocopy of Winchester’s Repeating Fire Arms…; New Haven, CT, 1867, Advertisement, pp 12-18, 52-60.  Photocopy of Selection of an Arm for the Use of the Infantry & Cavalry… By a Board of Officers Convened by the Secretary of War; New Haven, CT, TJ Stafford, 1868, pp 3-27.  Photocopy of Winchester’s Repeating Fire Arms…; New Haven, CT, 1869, pp 2 unnumbered, 34-41, 5-13, 44-51.  Photocopy of The First Requisite of a Military Rifle By OF Winchester; New Haven, CT, Aug 2, 1869, pp 3-16.  Handwritten: William B Franklin, Aide-Memoire; Nov 15, 1865 – Jan 1, 1868.
Sub-Series 2: Winchester Early PatentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Union Metallic Cartridge CompanyAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Patent Rights Payment to Winchester Repeating Arms Co by UMC Co of $24.00 for Smith & Wesson’s Patent #11496 of Aug 8, 1854; Dated Sept 3, 1890 by Notary.
Folder 5: Henry Patent ExtensionAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of In the Matter of the Application of B Tyler Henry for Extension of Letters Patent Granted to Him Oct 16, 1860, Reissued Dec 8, 1868 for Magazine Fire Arms, Brief on the Part of Applicant; New Haven, CT, Sept 21, 1847, 6 pp.
Folder 6: Wheelock DesignsAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of L Wheelock Patent #111500 of Jan 31, 1871, Repeating Fire Arms, 4 sheets.  Photocopy of L Wheelock Assigns Patent #111500 to Winchester Repeating Arms Co, Jan 31, 1871, 3 pp.  Photocopy of George H Dupee Patent #123622 of Feb 13, 1872, Improvement in Cartridge Shell for Magazine Fire-Arms, 1 sheet.  Photocopy GH Dupee Assigns Patent #123622 to Winchester Repeating Arms Co, Feb 13, 1872, 1 p.  Photocopy of Handwritten Note of Suit & Payment to Morse by Winchester in 1872.  Handwritten Note about W248 to W251 Muskets and Rifles.  Handwritten Note About W470.  Photocopy of SG Bayes’ Patent #86723 of Feb 9, 1869 for Magazine Gun, 1 sheet.  Photocopy of SG Bayes Specifications Forming Part of Letters Patent #86723, 1p.  Report of the US Board of Officers… for the Purpose of Selecting a Breech-System for the Muskets and Carbines of the Military Service…; Washington, DC, Government Printing Office, 1873, pp 7-9, 41, 49-50, 79-80, 96, +2 unnumbered pp.
Folder 7: Wheelock Design PhotosAdd to your cart.
Photos.  Negatives.
Folder 8: 1869 & 1970 MedalsAdd to your cart.
Photos.  Negatives.
Sub-Series 3: Winchester Model 1873Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Winchester Model 1873 Part 1Add to your cart.
Negatives. Photos.
Folder 10: Winchester Model 1873 Part 2Add to your cart.
Negatives, Photos.
Sub-Series 4: Winchester Model 1875 and Model 1876Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Winchester Models 1875 & 1876Add to your cart.
Photocopy of Winchester’s Repeating Fire-Arms, Rifled Muskets…; New Haven, CT, 1875, pp 28, 29, 16-23.  Photocopy of Winchester’s Repeating Fire Arms & Metallic Cartridges…; New Haven, CT, 1875, pp 6-7.  Letter from David J Corrigan, Museum Curator of CT State Library, to Dr Richard C Marohn, July 25,1991, 1 p.  Photocopy of Letter from Ms Beth Wilson, Assistant Librarian Missouri Historical Society, to Dr Richard C Marohn, Dec 22, 1979, 1 p.  Photocopy of Letters to Colt Patent Fire Arms Co (Hartford, CT) from Colt Offices (London); #546 of Mar 27,1875; #547 of Apr 3, 1875, #548 of Apr 6, 1875, #549 of Apr 10, 1875.  Folsom 1877 Inventory by Model and Serial Number, Signed Ron Swanson, Nov 9, 1994.  Photocopy of Gun Digest Treasury Edited by JT Amber; Chicago, The Gun Digest Company, 1956, pp 280-285.  Handwritten Note by William W Wetmore, 1 p.  Handwritten Note by Charles S Wells, 1 p.  Typed Notes on the Winchester-De Suzanne Model /75 and /76 Experimental Firearms ; 11 unnumbered pp. Photocopy of Letter from F De Suzanne to TG Bennett, Mar 3, 1876, 1 p.  Photocopy of Letter from F De Suzanne to TG Bennett, Mar 9, 1876, 1 p.
Folder 12: Winchester Models 1875 & 1876 ImagesAdd to your cart.
Negatives. Photos.
Folder 13: Winchester Models 1875 & 1876 Guns and PlansAdd to your cart.
Negatives. Photos.
Folder 14: 1876 Centennial GunAdd to your cart.
Negatives. Photos.
Folder 15: 1876 Centennial GunAdd to your cart.
Negative & Photo of Winchester-Wetmore-Wells “Centennial 1876” Revolver.  Photocopy of Souvenir of the Centennial Exhibition…; Hartford, CT, GD Curtis, 1877, cover, pp 57, 81-90, 111-119, 125, 127.  Souvenir of the Centennial Exhibition…; Hartford, CT, GD Curtis, 1877, cover, pp 81-90.  Photocopy Visitors Guide to the Centennial Exhibition…; Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, 1876, pp 2-5, 12-15, 20-23, 34-35.
Folder 16: Model 1876 – Ledger PagesAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Ledger Pages.
Folder 17: Model 1876 .45/75Add to your cart.
Handwritten Tabulations of Model 1876 .45/75 Characteristics.
Folder 18: Model 1876 .50/95Add to your cart.
Handwritten Tabulations of Model 1876 .50/95 Characteristics.
Folder 19: Model 1876 .45/60Add to your cart.
Handwritten Tabulations of Model 1876 .45/60 Characteristics.
Folder 20: Model 1876 .40/60Add to your cart.
Handwritten Tabulations of Model 1876 .40/60 Characteristics.
Folder 21: Hertel’s Notes on Model 1876Add to your cart.
Photocopy of 1876 Rifle Plain, 19 pp.  Photocopy of 1876 Rifle Set, 10 pp.  Photocopy of 1876 Specials, 11 pp.  Photocopy of 1876 Carbine, 10 pp.
Sub-Series 5: Winchester Loading SystemsAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Designs and GunsAdd to your cart.
Negatives. Photos.
Folder 23: Patents and LettersAdd to your cart.
Negatives.  Photos.  Photocopy of JD Smith Patent #52937 for Magazine Fire Arm from Oct 16, 1866, 1 sheet & 3 pp. Photocopy of JD Smith Patent #52934 for Magazine Fire Arm from Feb 27, 1866, 1 sheet & 3 pp.  Photocopy of JD Smith Patent #52933 for Magazine Fire Arm from Feb 27, 1866, 3 sheets & 3 pp.  Letter from Norm Flayderman to Thomas E Hall, Curator Winchester Museum, Feb 24, 1958.  Carboncopy of Letter from Thomas E Hall, Curator of Winchester Museum, to Norm Flayderman.  Photocopy of undocumented page, Re: JD Smith.
Series 2: Colt’s Patent Repeating FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Colt PresentationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Engraved Colts Given to MuscatAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Arrival of an Arabian Ship in The Morning Herald (NYC), May 5, 1840, p 2, col 4-5.  Photocopy of Twenty-Sixth Congress in the Pittsfield Sun (MA), June 4, 1840, Vol XL, Issue 2072, p3, col 2.  Photocopy of Department of State by John Forsyth in the Pittsfield Sun (MA), June 4, 1840, Vol XL, Issue 2072, p3, col 2.  Photocopy of Among the Presents Provided… in Farmer’s Cabinet, Vol XXXVIII, Issue 49, July 31, 1840, p 3, col 3.  Photocopy of Rich Gift to the Sultan of Muscat in the Morning Herald (NYC), July 15, 1840, p 2, col 4.  Photocopy of Departure of the Sultanee in The Weekly Herald (NYC), Aug 1, 1840, p 2, col 5.  Photocopy of Presents to the Imaum of Muscat in the New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette (Concord, NH), Aug 3, 1840, p 3 col 1.  Photocopy of More Presents to the President… in Niles’ National Register Edited by Jeremiah Hughes; Baltimore, MD, Niles Printing, Vol LVIII, p 355.  Photocopy of Presents to the Imaum of Muscat in the Southport Telegraph (Southport, WI), Aug 25, 1840, p 1, col 4.  Photocopy of Colt’s Patent Repeating Firearms in the New York Herald (NYC), May 4, 1845, p 1, col 3.  Photocopy of Report from the Secretary of State to Congress, Dec 9, 1840, p 6.  Photocopy of For the African Repository in The African Repository & Colonial Journal, Washington, DC, Vol XVIII, #21, pp 321-322, 2 copies.
Folder 25: Obituaries of Colt PresenteesAdd to your cart.
2 Handwritten Sheets with Names, Birth Dates & Death Dates, n.d. Photocopy of Death of Senator Houston in The New York Times (NYC), Jan 1, 1880, p 5.  Photocopy of Obituary of Mrs Ransay in The New York Times (NYC), Feb 9, 1858, p 5.  Photocopy of Obituary of David R Atchison, Jacob W Thoman, AR Boone, Thomas Woodward, Cornelius W VanOlnda in The New York Times (NYC), Jan 28, 1886, p 3.  Photocopy of Obituary for Hon Bailie Payton in The New York Times (NYC), Aug 20, 1878, p 5.  Photocopy of Obituary for Benjamin McCulloch in The New York Times (NYC), Mar 12, 1862.   Photocopy of Obituary for James William Wallack, Senr in The New York Times (NYC), Dec 27, 1864.  Photocopy of Guns Made to Order in The American Sportsman by Elisha J Lewis; Philadelphia, PA, 1857, pp 439-440.  Appointment Certificate of JB Alexanders as 1st Lieutenant, Sept 28, 1861.
Folder 26: Charter Oak PistolsAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Editorial in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), June 22, 1857, p 2.  Photocopy of The Charter Oak in New York Herald (NYC), Nov 10, 1856, p 8, col 2.  Photocopy of Charter Oak Cradle in Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA), Apr 29, 1857, p 1, col 6.  Photocopy of Grand Fireman’s Tournament at Hartford in New York Herald (NYC), Aug 23, 1857, p 5, col 4.  Photocopy of Protection Engine Company #22 in New York Herald (NYC), Sept 24, 1857, p 1, col 6.  Photocopy of Fireman’s Tournament in North American & United States Gazette (Philadelphia, PA), Sept 25, 1857, p 2, col 3.  Photocopy of Editorial in Harford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Nov 2, 1858, p2.  Photocopy of Prizes for Hose Company Target Shoot in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Nov 9,1858, p 2.  Photocopy of Presentation of a Cane to Mayor Wood in The New York Times (NYC), Apr 13, 1860, p 8.  Photocopy of A Charter Oak Pistol in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Aug 28, 1868, p 2.  Photocopy of New England News: Connecticut in Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA), Aug 31, 1868, p 2, col 3-4.  Photocopy of Mr George Allge in Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Bangor, ME), Sept 24, 1868, p 1, col 8.  Photocopy 1870 US Federal Census, Hartford, CT for George Algee; Washington, DC, NARA, Roll M593_101, p 584, image 41.  Photocopy of 1900 US Federal Census, Hartford, CT for George Allge; Washington, DC, NARA, Roll T623137, p 17B.
Folder 27: Engraved Presentation Colt Revolvers, 1847-1882Add to your cart.
Photocopy of Colt’s Revolvers in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Nov 1, 1847, p 2.  Photocopy of Intelligence by the Mails in New York Herald (NYC), Sept 7, 1848, p 4, col 5.  Typewritten Paragraph from Daily Free Democrat (Milwaukee, WI), Vol 3, #302, p 2, col 3.  Photocopy of Colt’s Pistol Manufactory in London in New York Daily Times (NYC), Dec 2, 1853, p 8.  Photocopy of On Architectural Material, Structure, and Ornamentation and the Work of Mr Ruskin in The Journal of the Society of Arts (London, George Bell) Vol II, p 690.  Photocopy of Commander Perry in New York Daily Times (NYC), Apr 7, 1855, p 4.  Photocopy of Tribute to American Genius in Democratic Standard, Vol V, #8, Dec 12, 1855, p 3, col 1.  Photocopy of A Valuable Present in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Dec 12, 1855, p 2.  Photocopy of Lost & Found in Daily Evening Bulletin (San Francisco, CA), June 13, 1856, p3, col 5.  Photocopy of Colonel Colt’s Pistols in Supplements to the Connecticut Courant, Vol XX, 1855, p116.  Photocopy of Local Affairs in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Aug 12, 1857, p 2.  Photocopy of The Firemen’s Master at Hartford in Pittsfield Sun (MA), Vol LVIII, Issue 2976, Oct 1, 1857, p 2, col 4.  Photocopy of Colonel Samuel Colt in Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC), Apr 23, 1858, p 3, col 5.  Photocopy of A Handsome Present in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Aug 4, 1858, p 2, 2 copies.  Photocopy of Present for Alexander II in The Charleston Mercury (Charleston, SC), Aug 11, 1858, p 2, col 5.  Photocopy of The Japanese in New York in The New York Times, Jun 25, 1860, p 8.  Photocopy of The Annual Report of the Secretary of War: 35th Congress; Washington, DC, US Government Printing Office, 1860, p 459.  Photocopy of Some Young Ladies… in New Hampshire Statesman (Concord, NH), May 4, 1861, p 2, col 3.  Photocopy of The Ellsworth Farmer… in Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Bangor, ME), May 16, 1861, p 2, col 3.  Photocopy of Engraved Colt Holster Pistol, H Ex Doc 99-48, p 753.  Photocopy of Capture of a Rebel Schooner with Cotton in Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA), Nov 19, 1862, p1, col 7, 3 copies.  Photocopy of Presentation to Captain J Sewall Reed in Daily Evening Bulletin (San Francisco, CA), Nov 28, 1862, p 3, col 2.  Photocopy of Presentation in Freedom’s Champion (Atchison, KS), Jan 28, 1864, p 2, col 4.  Photocopy of State Items in New Haven Daily Palladium (New Haven, CT), Jan 27, 1864, p 1, col 3.  Photocopy of State News in New Haven Palladium (New Haven, CT), Feb 10, 1864, p 2, col 5.  Photocopy of An American Missionary in New Haven Daily Palladium (New Haven, CT), Apr 18, 1864, p 2, col 3.  Photocopy of General Grant and His Campaigns by Julian K Larke; NY, Derby & Miller, 1864, p 434 with Handwritten note on back.  Photocopy of Hartford and the Metropolitan Fair in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Apr 13, 1864, p 2.  Photocopy of Naval Record in Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA), May 22, 1864, p 4, col 1, 2 copies.  Photocopy of Present to the Captor of the Assasins Booth and Herold in Evening Star (Washington, DC), Vol XXVI, #3856, July 13, 1865, p 3, col 1.  Photocopy Presentation to Mr John Keyser in The New York Times (NYC), Aug 26, 1865.  Photocopy of Local Matters: The Hartford County Fair in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Oct 4, 1866, p 8.  Photocopy of High Taste of Cow-Boys in the Matter of Revolvers in St. Louis Globe Democrat (St. Louis, MO), Dec 30, 1882, p4, col 7.  Photocopy of Got the Drop on His Foreman in Red Lodge Picket (Red Lodge, MT), Sept 18, 1894.
Folder 28: Engraved Revolvers Presentation to Abd-el-KaderAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Two Pistols & a Plaque.  Photocopy of The Damascus Massacres in Vermont Chronicle (Bellows Falls, VT), Aug 20, 1860, p 138, col 5.  Photocopy of President Buchanan’s Present to Abd-el-Kader in Vermont Chronicle (Bellows Falls, VT), Oct 23, 1860, p 171, col 3.  Photocopy of The President of the United States in The Weekly Mississippian (Jackson, MS), Oct 31, 1860, p 2, col 1.  Photocopy of The Presents of President Buchanan to Abd-el-Kader in The Banner of Liberty (Middletown, NY), Oct 31, 1860, p 349.  Photocopy of Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs… 2nd Session 38th Congress Part IV; Washington, DC, Government Printing Office, pp 366, 379, 382.  Photocopy of Freemasonry in the Holy Land… By Robert Morris, LLD; New York, Masonic Publishing Co, 1872, p 577.
Folder 29: 1862-1863 Lincoln PresentationsAdd to your cart.
Typed Page of Excerpts from Colt’s Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co Cash Book A.  Photocopy of There is a Pair of Colt’s Revolvers… in Berkshire County Eagle (Pittsfield, MA) Vol XXXIII, #45, May 29, 1862, p1, col 8.  Photocopy of It Is Stated That the Debt of the Rebel Confederacy… in the Hornellsville Tribune, June 19, 1862, p 3, col 4.  Photocopy of President Lincoln… in The Athens Messenger (Athens, OH) Vol 19, #42, Oct 23, 1862, p 4, col 7.  Photocopy of President Lincoln… in The Berkshire County Eagle (Pittsfield, MA) Vol 34, #16, Nov 6, 1862, p 3, col 1.  Photocopy of President Lincoln… in The Weekly Oregonian (Portland, OR), Nov 15, 1862, p 2, col 5.  Photocopy of Our Ministers at the Courts of Denmark and Sweden… in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Nov 19, 1862, p 3.  Photocopy of Presents to the Kings of Sweden and Denmark in The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA) Vol LXIII, #4, p 1, col 7.  Photocopy of The King of Denmark on the American Struggle in The New York Times (NYC), Feb 13, 1863, p 2, col 3, 3 copies.  Photocopy of Fifteen Hundred Hands… in Weekly Gazette & Free Press (Janesville, WI), Oct 16, 1863, p 2, col 8.  Photocopy of Letter of William H Seward to Abraham Lincoln, Aug 5, 1864; from the Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress, Series 1, General Correspondence 1813-1916.
Folder 30: Citation in 1864 to James LeonardAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Presentation to Police Inspector Leonard in The New York Times, Aug 10, 1864, p 3, col 1.
Folder 31: Citation in 1864 to The Sailor’s FairAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of The Sailor’s Fair… in Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA), Nov 10, 1864, p 1, col 4.
Folder 32: Citation in 1865 to General HawleyAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Premade Concert, and Donation Supper… in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Feb 1, 1865, p 2.  Photocopy of The Pistol Vote in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Feb 6, 1865, p 2.  Photocopy of Those Pistols in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Feb 7, 1865, p 2.  Photocopy of Pistol Case Decided in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Feb 10, 1865, p2.
Sub-Series 2: Hartford, ConnecticutAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Geer’s Directory AdsAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Business Men of Hartford in the Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), Apr 15, 1850, p 3, col 2.  Photocopy of Just Published in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), June 13, 1854, p 3.
Folder 34: Geer’s DirectoriesAdd to your cart.
Handwritten Geer’s Hartford City Directory for 1848-49… #11-19.  Handwritten Geer’s Hartford City Directory for 1850… #13-41.  Photocopy of Front Pages of Geer’s Hartford Directory for 1880,1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1890.  Photocopy of E-Mail from Dorothy Keller to Herbert Houze, Dec 22, 2006, Re: Geer Information.  Photocopy of E-Mail from Dorothy Keller to Herbert Houze, Jan 23, 2007, Re: 1855 Information.  Photocopy of E-Mail from Dorothy Keller to Herbert Houze, Mar 7, 2007, Re: Thuer.
Folder 35: Hartford DirectoriesAdd to your cart.
Handwritten Letter From ? (St Joseph College, CT) to Herbert Houze, Nov 26, 2006, Re: Hartford Directories.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1826-1863, pp 188-89, 256-257, 304-305.  Photocopy of Well’s Directory, 1851, pp xvi-xvii, 96-97, 132-135, 186-187.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford Directory, 1864, pp 152, 297, 552, 558.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford Directory, 1865, pp 214-215, 288-289.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford Directory, 1866, pp 198-199, 272-273.   Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford Directory, 1888, p 177.
Folder 36: Maps of Hartford, CTAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Map of the City of Hartford, 1851, with Attached Note from ? at St. Joseph College, CT, 2 copies.  Photocopy of Geer’s New Map of the City of Hartford, 1865, 2 copies, 1 copy with Handwritten Notes.  Photocopy of Elihu Geer’s New Map of Hartford [1884], 2 pp.
Folder 37: Hartford EngraversAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of Connecticut City Directories (database-on-line), Results for Engraver in Connecticut…, 3 pp, accessed 10/29&30/2006.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1853-54, pp 39-39.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1854-55, pp 40-41.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1856-57, pp 52-53.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1861-62, pp 57, 64, 80, 94, 151 (2 copies), 154, 162, 195, 203, 204, 231, 239, 254.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1863-64, pp 57, 159, 161,214, 216, 240, 243, 255, 268, 274. Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1864-65, pp 60-61, 262-263, 276-277, 294-297.  Photocopy of Geer’s Hartford City Directory, 1866-67, pp 87, 103, 171, 187, 226, 267, 281, 294, 300.  Handwritten Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy… Compiled by Stephen R Smith; Cave, Lockwood & Brainard Co, 1889, 1 p.  Handwritten 2 pp from [unknown] Directory.  Photocopy of 1870 US Federal Census, 4th Ward, Hartford, Hartford, CT; Roll M593_101, p 609, image 91.  Photocopy of At Enoch Leigh’s in Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, CT), June 8, 1874, p 2.
Folder 38: 1850 & 1860 Hartford Census TranscriptionsAdd to your cart.
Handwritten Transcriptions of 1850 Harford Census, 5 pp. Handwritten Transcriptions of 1860 Hartford District 3 Census, 18 pp.  Handwritten Map of Colt’s South Meadow Development, 1 p.  Photocopy of Colt’s German Immigrant Workers by Andy Roebuck, 7 pp.
Folder 39: The Argus Articles Re: ColtAdd to your cart.
Typewritten 2 pp of Quotes from the Melbourne, Australia Newspaper, The Argus from Feb 10, 1852 to Oct 9, 1854.
Series 3: Gun EngravingAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Images of EngravingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Julia ImagesAdd to your cart.
Negatives. Photos.
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