Sophie Dupré - Naval or Military

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OLIVER (Paul Ambrose, 1831-1912, American Explosives Inventor

Extraordinary collection of fragments of flags from the Civil War in envelopes and with an illustrated letter, the letter is headed with a hand drawn picture of 6 flags with the annotations underneath "1. Battery Guidon captured of Battery in Gap at Ringold by the 149th N.Y. Vol & Brigade Geary Divis 12th Corps. 2. Battle Flag captured by 149 N.Y. Vol on Lookout Mountain 3. Do - Do - Do 4. Battle Flag captured by Osterhaus Divis on Missionary Ridge, Nov 25th (under command of Genl Hooker) 5. Confederate Flag captured in Ringold Gap by 149th N.Y.V. 6. Battle Flag captured on Lookout Mountain by 60the N.Y. Vol. 3d Brig. Geary's Divis.", with a small red piece of flag with its envelope attachedto the letter annotated in Oliver's hand "Ringold. Dec 1863", 1 side 8vo., no date, together with a further two envelopes each enclosing a small piece of flag the first, a blue fragment, is annotated "Rebel Flag - Gettysburg, 9th July 1863" signed in the corner and the other, a red fragment, is annotated "96th. Fredericksburg Heights May 1863", together with a further fragment of red flag in a small glass frameannotated "Fragment of U.S. Flag from Fort Sumter Charlestown S. Carolina" and on the verso "Surrendered to Confederats April 13 1861"

Item Date:  0
Stock No:  39234      £5750

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ROBERTSON-39791-1.jpg THE NAVY IN 1768
ROBERTSON (of Lyme Regis)

Autograph Letter signed to "My Lord" saying that when he "last had the honor to see your Lordship at Rainham you was so very kind & good as to offer your Lordship's assistance in regard to the Promotion of my Nephew, who was then aiming at being made a Master and Commander. This he have sometime ago obtained with a Promise of being employed, but as few Sloops are now put in Commission his prospect of Employment is rather distant for which reason if I may presume to request your Lordships Assistance with Sir Edw. Hawke to get my Nephew Capt James Robertson employed I shall be much obliged to your Lordship and a Ship on any station will be acceptable to him and hitherto he have distinguished himself as an officer of Merit and I doubt not he will continue so to do and is very desirous of being employed ...", 1 side 4to., with a note on the verso that the letter is "to shew to Capt. Manby",Lyme Regis, 26th October

Item Date:  1768
Stock No:  39791      £125

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SIMS (William Sowden, 1858-1936, Admiral in the United States Navy)

Typed letter signed to Miss G. Fowkes sending his autograph, 1 side 4to., American Embassy, Office of the Naval Attache headed paper, London, 10th June

Item Date:  1921
Stock No:  38760      £125

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TOGO HEIHACHIRO (Marshal Admiral the Marquis, 1848-1934, Gensui or Admiral of the Fleet in the Imperial Japanese Navy and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes)

Coloured pictorial postcard boldly signed across the picture of "Our Artillery at Teh-Li-Ssu", addressed to Alfred Wagg in London with Japanese stamp and postmark, "Tokio, Triumphant Military Review-1906", 1 side postcard, Tokyo, 12th July slightly creased

Item Date:  1906
Stock No:  39746      £475

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