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Elias Davis  [Plat for a large parcel in Fairfax County, Virginia belonging to Captain Willoughby Newton]   18th-century plat for land along Bull Run in Virginia’s Northern Neck

Author: Elias Davis
Title: [Plat for a large parcel in Fairfax County, Virginia belonging to Captain Willoughby Newton]
Published: Fairfax County, Virginia; January 17, 1748
Description: Manuscript in ink on 4 joined sheets laid paper, 21 3/8”h x 23”w at sheet edge. Docketed in ink on verso.
Condition: Numerous separations and small losses along old folds, obscuring several words of the text and crudely repaired on the verso with cellophane tape. Rectilinear pattern of circular stains from red, waxy substance used to join sheets.
Price: $7500  Inventory: BRM2107

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Anonymous VIOLENT STORM.  Boston, October 15, 1804.   The “Snow Hurricane” of 1804

Author: Anonymous
Title: VIOLENT STORM. Boston, October 15, 1804.
Published: Boston, [late October] 1804
Description: Broadside, image ca 14 ½”h x 8 1/8”w on an 18 7/8”h x 11”w sheet, untrimmed. Headline, surmounting four quadrants of prose and verse separated by heavy rules, the whole surrounded by a black mourning border and 38 cuts of coffins.
Condition: Toned, moderate water staining, fold separations on verso expertly mended, and chips to upper-right and lower-left corners
Price: $5000 Inventory: BRM2131

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Mary A. Wilder A Map of Brainard [sic]   Manuscript plan of the Brainerd Mission to the Cherokee

Author: Mary A. Wilder
Title: A Map of Brainard [sic]
Published: [Brainerd Mission, TN?], 1821
Description: Manuscript in ink and watercolor on wove paper, 9 ½”h x 15 ¾”w at sheet edge
Condition: Old folds, some areas of loss particularly at the corners and affecting several words of the legend
Price: Sold Inventory: BRM2155

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