Andrew H. Green Estate & Antiques Auction

Session IV
Andrew H. Green Memorabilia

Andrew H. Green and the Green family collection of 10 generations of 17th, 18th and 19th century ephemera, including Andrew H. Green's personal and related items of 110+ lots: very important autograph letters from U.S. presidents, e.g., letter of Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, James Buchanan (then secretary of state); also an important letter regarding the first White House gardener, letters from Frederick Law Olmsted, architect/designer of Central Park, a number of Revoluntionary War period letters and documents, 50+ daggeureotypes, including several wonderful half-plates of Green Hill, a great half-plate of Andrew H. Green; 500+ books, including "Birds of California", a book dated 1592, along with many other 18th, 19th and 20th century books.

NOTE: there are over 10,000+ pieces of written material from 10 generations of the Green family including 17th, 18th and 19th century: several letters from prominent men of the early Republic, correspondence from the original incorporation of the Blackstone Canal including minutes of the first meeting charter proposal, etc.; two hand-written journals from Civil War soldiers (1860-64), letters of James Manning founder & president of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; eyewitness account of Student Riot at Brown University 1797; important letters to William E. Green, Esq. with statements reflecting personal views in regard to the War of 1812, Washington policies, etc, bank failures, etc.

Saturday, September 11, 2010
Preview: 8AM - 10AM
Auction: 11AM



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