Archives International Auctions Auction 78 July 27, 2022 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, Colonial Banknotes, Colonial Fiscal Documents, Historic Ephemera and Security Printing Ephemera

Archives International Auctions - Sale 78 96 July 27, 2022 Archives International Auctions 529 Military Payment Certificates, ND (1965), $10, Series 641, Group of Issued Banknotes Washington, D.C., ND (1965). Group of 7, $10, P-M63a, Issued Payment Certificates, Brown on orange and m/c underprint, Portrait of woman facing right at center, Back has Liberty head facing at center, Notes are Fine-VF condition. (7). Sold “AS IS” no returns accepted. ������������������������������������������������������ Est. $60-120 EPHEMERA - ALASKA & KLONDYKE GOLD RUSH CORRESPONDENCE California, Alaska & Canada 530 530 French Exploration Co., Ltd. 1897 Letterhead with Correspondence Regarding a Trip to Dawson City California, Alaska & Canada, 1897. Handwritten Letter on French Exploration Co. Ltd. Letterhead inquiring about a trip to “the Klondyke” and Dawson City, Canada. The author, Leon Boillot, writes to an Agent of the Canadian Pacific Rail Road in Ashcroft, British Columbia, seeking information about travel during the winter months. Boillot asks a series of questions about the undertaking of this journey, such as the need for dogs or horses with sleds to carry the necessary provisions. Boillot also asks “are there stations or forts along the road, where we might get supplies, at least feed or fodder for dogs or horses?” Dawson City, officially the City of Dawson, is a town in the Canadian territory of Yukon. It is inseparably linked to the Klondike Gold Rush (1896-99). VF condition with very few signs of aging, pair of punch-out holes at top. Interesting piece. �������������������������� Est. $160-280 EPHEMERA - ANTEBELLUM SOUTH SLAVERY LEGAL DOCUMENT Louisiana 531 531 New Orleans, 1859 Slave Purchase Notary Document New Orleans, Louisiana, 1859. Notary Public document, several pages, regarding the sale and purchase of a “certain mulatto slave named “Alfred” aged about twenty three years...” Black text and handwriting on blue paper. The slave, Alfred, was sold by Peter WilliamWoodlief to Andrew O. Jackson for the sum of $1550, and the Notary Public was Alphonse Barnett, standing in for Edward Barnett, who was out of state at the time. $800 was paid upfront, and the remaining $750 was owed with interest at 8% per annum until fully paid off. The document also states that Woodlief acquired the slave from W. D. Smith, and goes on to provide documentation of Smith and his wife’s renunciation of ownership of Alfred. Barnett, a native of New Orleans, was known for serving numerous Jewish and German clients. Fine to VF condition with some splitting and staining, last page has an embossed seal. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $500-800 532