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HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS & PAPER
LOCAL & REGIONAL HISTORY ITEMS
CIVIL WAR ITEMS
DAGUERREOTYPES
LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS & DOCUMENTS
OLD / RARE BOOKS


Proprietor: Howard R. McManus
Address: PO Box 2682 Salem, VA 24153
Phone: (540) 375-2152


My former store in downtown Roanoke was
Surrounded by stock brokers, real estate brokers & insurance brokers
hence the name "history broker"

hmcmanus@historybroker.com
[ I occasionally have some problems with email.
If you get no response in 2-3 days, try again or call. ]


ITEMS CURRENTLY FOR SALE AS OF 10/25/2017:



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Usually a selection of other historical / collectible items are offered for sale on the internet auction website eBay.com. Listings of items currently offered on eBay can be accessed by clicking here.



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    HISTORICAL PAPER ITEMS FOR SALE
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  1. --1865 TEXAS US ARMY "COLORED LABORER" PAY DOCUMENT
    Houston, TX, Quartermaster's Department
    (paper25)

  2. -- GROUP OF PETERSBURG, VA SLAVERY & CIVIL WAR PAPERS
    Alexander and James Donnan, unusual letters from slave owners, etc.
    (117a1b)

  3. -- CSA GEN. JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON ALS
    WRITTEN AT A CRUCIAL TURNING POINT IN THE CIVIL WAR
    R. E. Lee, L. T. Wigfall, Battle of Seven Pines.
    (117a1a)

  4. -- CSA PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS AUTOGRAPH 1861
    CALL FOR TROOPS TO DEFEND THE SOUTH!
    L. T. Wigfall, GA Governor J. E. Brown.
    (117a1c)

  5. -- 1808 DIARY BYFIELD - NEWBURY MA kept by GORHAM PARSONS
    Indentured Servant, etc.
    (316a1h)


  6. PHOTOGRAPHIC ITEMS FOR SALE
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  7. -- OLD HANDMADE LEATHER FOLK ART TINTYPE FRAME c1880
    (800c1o)

  8. -- GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE
    Carte de Visite photograph
    Signed: "R. E. Lee Genl"

    Vannerson "blockade" portrait, Bessie Johnston Gresham.
    (117a1e)


  9. MISCELLANEOUS HISTORY ITEMS FOR SALE
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  10. --NAVAL INSIGNIA ON ORIGINAL CARDBOARD c1898
    (paper8)

  11. -- WALLACE NUTTING MARTHA & GEORGE WASHINGTON SILHOUETTES
    Foster Bros, Boston, MA, 1912.
    (gwsilhouette)

  12. -- OLD 1788 ETCHING OF ARMED WARRIOR AFTER SALVATOR ROSA
    Benjamin Green, Christ's Hospital school, London.
    (116a1g)

  13. --1928 AL SMITH ENAMELED POLITICAL PINS ON ORIGINAL STORE CARDS
    Herbert Hoover, election of 1928.
    (1010a1e)

  14. --OUT-OF-PRINT CIVIL WAR BOOK:
    THE BATTLE OF CLOYD'S MOUNTAIN

    The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Raid April 29 - May 19, 1864. Battle fought in Pulaski County, VA
    (cloyds)
    Now available as a Kindle edition on Amazon for $9.99 -- click HERE.
 
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