Mordecai Noah (1785-1851) was an early American Jewish politician, journalist, playwright, and philanthropist. It is not well known that he served as the Sheriff of New York from late 1821 through 1822. This document requires, "12 free and lawful men," as jurors for a case during December. Oblong 8vo. Partly printed, with details completed in manuscript. Some old soiling. Signed on verso by "M. M. Noah" as Sheriff. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: [Signed Legal Document].
Publisher: No pub November, 1821
Publication Date: 1821
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: y First edition thus.
Book Description Mifal Hashichpul, The Hebrew University Students' Press, Jerusalem, 1961. In Hebrew. Signed by the author. 145X220 mm. XII+195 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Yellowing dust jacket, worn at edges, stained at the rear part. Gilt spine. Ex Libris on front inner cover. Stamp of previous owners on the third and the last page. Pages slightly yellowing. Otherwise in good condition. The book is in : Hebrew. Bookseller Inventory # A 085 094
Book Description 1819. No Binding. Book Condition: Collectible-Fine. Printed legal document signed in Sullivan County, New York, dated January 1819. Two pages on one leaf (7 1/2 x 12 inch). In this document, a print form filled out and signed by Livingston Billings, Meeker seeks to collect on a six hundred dollar loan which Daniel Perry owes Timothy Perry and which Timothy Perry has endorsed over to Meeker. The document is signed twice by Billings, an attorney acting on Meeker's behalf. Also noted as 'filed'. Fine clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 12576
Book Description Albany and Ostego Counties, New Yorki, 1837. No Binding. Book Condition: Collectible-Fine. One leaf, written on both sides to make two written pages. 7 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches. In this printed document, filled out and signed (corporate signature) and filed by Wood and Southwick, attorneys for the plaintiff Robert M. Seymour, et all, see payment of a loan of $800 from Silvanus Smith and William Angel. Signed on back of documen6t5 by Levi Judson, sheriff of Ostego Co., New York, that he has served both of the defendants, Smith and Angel, with copies of the suit. The loan was made in Albany Co. Bookseller Inventory # 12353
Book Description 1840. No Binding. Book Condition: Collectible-Fine. Writ of Inquisition signed by 12 Jurors and Sheriff P.C. Hitchcock. Two pages on one leaf, partially printed (8 x 13 inch). In this two part document the New York Supreme Court orders the Sheriff of Washington County in the case of "Samuel Smith vs John E. Newcomb and Jonathan Stevens" to hold an Inquisition to ascertain the level of damage due to the plaintiff. The jury comes to the amount of $85.24.On the bottom of the writ is signed by: John C. Bishop, David Burdick, William Semle, Elijah Champman, John H. Clements, Samuel Y Johns, F.L. Spencer, Henry Weeks, David Hitchcock, George Wells, _____ Graves, and Joseph Allen. The document is also signed by Sheriff P.C. Hitchcock and Attorney B.F. Agan (twice by each). The document is likely a separate page from a larger document. Fine clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 12578
Book Description Massachusetts: Commonwealth, 1885-6., 1885. Original draft edition. Chain lines: 275mm; Watermark of [Capt.] Byron [Curtis] (Weston's Linen Record 18__): visible is "linen record". [Founded 1863, Dalton, MA]. Original Folio stored in thirds with one-flap summary. Signed by Hiram P. Harriman, James Gifford, Ruben W. Swift, Joseph Whitcomb and James Engles. 26x40(f20)cm. pp. . Very Good. Two foxed fore-edge chips at top storage folds, light stains. Appointing Ruben W. Swift, Joseph Whitcomb and James Engles to appraise, on oath, the estate and effects of Polly G. Lecomt late of Provincetown in said County of Barnstable, (blank)deceased, which may be in said Commonwealth. When you have performed that service, you will deliver this order, and your doings in pursuance thereof to Sophronia(?) A. Whelden, Administratrix. Schedule of Personal Estate (pp. 3): Inventory of 18 items appraised at $16.64 (furniture, glassware, bedding), my favorite "One What Not, $1.00". The Lecomt family entered this country via Aspinwall, Panama, not listed in Devoy (1890). The appraisers are long standing families of Provincetown. James Gifford, Provincetown served a 3-year term as commissioner in 1857. Hiram Putnam Harriman b.1846, Judge of Barnstable Probate of Wills, appointed June 14, 1882. Bookseller Inventory # OWBDOC113717
Book Description Massachusetts: Commonwealth, 1887., 1887. Illustrated by Red ruled columns on schedules. Final edition. Chain lines: 275mm; Watermark of [Capt.] Byron [Curtis] (Weston's Linen Record 18__): visible is "ston's linen". [Founded 1863, Dalton, MA]. Original folio stored in thirds with two-flap summary. Signed by multiple. 25,5x40(f20)cm. pp. . Very Good. One foxed fold. Form used: "The__Account of__Execut_ of the last will and testament of" crossed out to read: " The final Account of Ephraim Smith Admin of the Estate of". With other original pencil corrections. Schedule A: 9 items=$1,944.55, Amount of personal estate according to inventory $1,084.80. Schedule B: 22 items=$1,765.12. Balance=$179.43. Franklin Howes had six children by wife Wealthy L. Longley. (Deyo/Whittemore) lists Jonathan Higgins, Esq. of Orleans (b.1816) register of probate 1858 (for 3 terms) and as an elected 3-year term commissioner for 1875. Freeman Hinkley Lothrop (b.1848) of Barnstable; 1881 register of probate; admitted to bar in 1884 (studied under Hiram Putnam Harriman b.1846, Judge of Barnstable Probate of Wills, appointed June 14, 1882). Ephraim Smith b.1824 of Chatham followed the sea, then as Boston tinware dealer who married Mercy Hawes (1849) and had three children (Deyo 1890). Bookseller Inventory # OWBDOC113718
Book Description Massachusetts: Commonwealth, August 5, 1883., 1883. Copy edition. Watermark of [Capt.] Byron [Curtis] (Weston's Linen Record 18__: visible is "Weston's Linen Record 1886". [Founded 1863, Dalton, MA]. Folded sheets and broadsides. Signed by "A true copy: Attest, Freeman H. Lothrop, Register". Notation: 10043, Recorded Vol. 137 page 308. November 19, 1889 will moved and allowed & codicil disallowed by H.P. Harriman, Judge of Probate Court. 71,5x21,5cm. pp. . Near Fine. "I, Jonathan C. Havens of the city of the city of St. Louis , State of Missouri, now residing in Chatham, County of Barnstable, State of Massachusetts, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, sensible of the uncertainty of life, and wishing to make disposition of all my worldly estate while I am in full possession of my mental faculties, do make, publish, and declare this to be my last will and testament, herby revoking any and every will made by me at any time heretofore." Blue typed copy with pen corrections. Witnessed by Franklin J. Hamblin, Rebecca R. Dill and Nettie H. Hamblin. Dwight Durkee, Esq. and son Gustavus H. Havens appointed executors; daughter is Sarah H. Lowe (wife of W. W. Lowe); wife was Patia Howes Havens; brother is Joseph H. Havens; grandson Jonathan C. Havens; Mary Butler, family servant. Properties left: 41 W. 11th Street New York, NY (purchased from Mulford Howes); 300 and 302 Terrace St. Buffalo, NY (purchased from James Myers 11/26/1866); 3021410 Olive St, St. Louis, MO (from Amedee Nalle); 1408 Olive St., St. Louis (from James Lucas); #11 pew in 2nd Presbyterian Church St. Louis; house in Chatham (formerly Dorcas Howes); 80 acres land in Polk Township, Macoupin County, IL. Bookseller Inventory # OWBDOC113716
Book Description Massachusetts: Commonwealth, 1892., 1892. Illustrated by Red ruled columns on schedules. First edition. Chain lines: 275mm; Watermark of [Capt.] Byron [Curtis] (Weston's Royal Linen Ledger): visible is "yal linen led". [Founded 1863, Dalton, MA]. Original folio stored in thirds with two-flap summary. Signed by executrix and register. 25.5 x 40cm. pp. . Very Good. Toned summary, several chips to top fold edges. "The 3d Account of Mary M. Eldridge Executrix of the last will and testament of Isaiah Eldridge late of Dennis in the County of Barnstable, (blank)deceased:". Schedule A*: 6 items, Schedule B: 18 items. By the third draft her account was zero (both schedules had same amount). Freeman Hinkley Lothrop (b.1848) of Barnstable; 1881 register of probate; admitted to bar in 1884 (studied under Hiram Putnam Harriman b.1846, Judge of Barnstable Probate of Wills, appointed June 14, 1882). Names on Schedule B: Thomas Howes, Albert Rogers, Cape Cod Bank, B. P. Sears (auctioneers fees), Mr. Weeks, Henry Crosby (for Gravestones), John Small, D. P. Howes, H. M. Knowlton, J. Higgins. Bookseller Inventory # OWBDOC113719
Book Description Massachusetts: Commonwealth, 1886., 1886. Illustrated by Red ruled columns on schedules. First edition. Seal (scale over two palm trees with urn in center) on both copies. Chain lines: 275mm; Watermark of [Capt.] Byron [Curtis] (Royal Linen Ledger): visible on L.T. is "nen ledger" [Founded 1863, Dalton, MA]. Visible on E.I. is "Ol Suff Mil" (another paper name: Old Suffolk Mill?). 2 volumes. Original folio stored in thirds with two-flap summary. Signed by Freeman H. Lothrop, Thacher Foster, Andrew J. Rich, J. [Jonathan] Higgins, and Hiram P. Harriman. 25.5 x 40cm. pp. ; . Very Good+. Light fold toning, faint stain. Allen M. Nickerson, the third appraiser did not sign at court. Typed Last will and testament appointed Jonathan Higgins, Edgar Lincoln and Julia A. Nolte (of Boston) executors and signed in the presence of Jonathan Higgins, Isaac Freeman and John A. Freeman (attest, Freeman H. Lothrop, Register signed). Original families in Freeman/Deyo except Nolte. Bookseller Inventory # OWBDOC113722
Book Description New York & Washington: Lester Cowan-60., 1959. Book Condition: Good. 8vo., 24 pp., Very Good, with some creasing. Other documents include: TLS Braverman to Grainger 11/1/60; TLS Oberle to Grainger 10/14/60; TLS Braverman to Grainger 9/26/60; TLS Braverman to Grainger 9/20/60; TLS Oberle to Grainger 9/9/60; TLS Braverman to Grainger 8/19/60; TLS Wohl to Cowan 8/11/60; TLS Braverman to Grainger 8/10/60; TLS Braverman to Grainger 6/30/60. Bookseller Inventory # 15-4741