Gettysburg, Veterans Day Saluted with Rare Historical Manuscripts in Cohasco Auction A pair of handwritten letters of Gettysburg hero and martyr General Jeb Stuart, are among 400-plus lots of rare documents and collectibles to be sold in Cohasco’s November 12th auction in Yonkers, N.Y
“enemies of our Catholic faith” ... a long-lost cache of 22 original files from the first trial of its kind in history, the 1946 Nuremberg Tribunal, which saw Nazis sentenced to death ... a document autographed by the popularizer of Santa Claus in America, New York City Clerk John Pintard ... and 1765 newspaper, founded by Ben Franklin, decrying “the many and great Taxes laid upon us....” A Governor retorts, “What have I done to deserve this?...I thought it your duty to submit to this Act, until you could get it repealed....”
Bidding ends on November 12, 2013, 8:00 P.M. E.S.T. Established 67 years, bids in Cohasco’s traditional auctions are accepted by mail, phone, fax, and e-mail, and are executed competitively.
All items are fully described on their website, http://cohascodpc.com. A 160-page printed catalogue is available by mail, while supplies last.
About Cohasco, Inc.: Established 67 years, Cohasco is a dealer in and auctioneer of historical documents, manuscripts, books, antiquarian materials and collectibles. Over the years they have handled the sale of numerous prominent collections, in a range of fields, from colonial to Confederate, mediaeval to modern. Past highlights included the lamps that illuminated Lincoln’s wedding, an archive of America’s first “mass-produced” automobile, the Duryea, and the Bible owned by Martin Luther King, Jr.’s mother, setting a world record price for a twentieth-century Bible. Cohasco’s Document Preservation Center (DPC) division offers a concise range of their own specialty archival protection products, unavailable elsewhere.