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STRIKING 19TH-CENTURY PORTRAITS OF GEORGE AND MARTHA WASHINGTON

(WASHINGTON, George and Martha) MIDDLETON, E.C. Framed chromolithographic portraits of George and Martha Washington. Cincinnati, circa 1864. Together, two framed pieces.

Mid-19th-century chromolithographic portraits of George and Martha Washington, laid on canvas, each in a contemporary gilt frame. $6500.

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HANDSOME PAIR OF 19TH-CENTURY PORTRAITS OF GEORGE AND MARTHA WASHINGTON, IN ORIGINAL OVAL GILT FRAMES

(WASHINGTON, George and Martha) MIDDLETON, E.C. Pair of framed portraits. Cincinnati, 1862. Two portraits.

Mid 19th-century chromolithographic portraits of George and Martha Washington, both laid on canvas, in a original gilt frames. $6500.

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HANDSOME LARGE CALLIGRAPHIC PORTRAIT LITHOGRAPH OF WASHINGTON CREATED FROM THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

WASHINGTON, George. Declaration of Independence. Iowa, circa 1865.

Original large calligraphic portrait lithograph of George Washington created from the text of the Declaration of Independence, with portions of the text highlighted to create a portrait of Washington clearly visible within the text, surrounded by the Great Seals of the 36 post-Civil War states, designed by W.H. Pratt. $4800.

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ORIGINAL BROADSIDE SEAMAN’S CONTRACT,
CONTAINING THE ACT OF CONGRESS FOR THE REGULATION OF SEAMEN, SIGNED IN PRINT BY GEORGE WASHINGTON

(WASHINGTON, George) CONGRESS. Original broadside "seaman"s contract" Probably Boston, 1800.

Original seaman’s contract issued by Master Penn Townsend in 1801 for a voyage of the Brig Rambler from Boston to the East Indies, listing himself, ten seamen a steward and a cook, finished and witnessed by Boston merchant William Shimmin. $2800.

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"THE OLDEST FUNCTIONING WRITTEN CONSTITUTION IN THE WORLD"

(MASSACHUSETTS) (CONSTITUTION) ADAMS, John. Constitution of the State of Massachusetts. Brookfield, 1805.

First Brookfield edition of the 1780 Massachusetts Constitution, preceded by the same year's first Boston edition—"one of the great enduring documents of the American Revolution"—published together in one volume with the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and Washington's 1796 Farewell Address, this Brookfield edition issued same year as the Boston first edition, stating: "Printed by Order of the General Court of the Common-Wealth of Massachusetts," in original boards. $950.

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