1911 Sale of Bauman's Map of Yorktown
REUCS OF WORTHIES SOLD. Martha Washington's Spoons, Lock of Madison's Hair, and Soms Rare Books. Two small silver-gilt salt spoons- which belonged to Martha Washington were sold to George D. Smith st Merwln-Clay-ton's yesterday for $M. He said that bs bought them for himself. They were presented by Eleanor Parke Custl to Mrs. Elizabeth Blsco Calvert ef Mount Airy. Prince George County, Md. Mr. Smith also obtained for $22 a . gold locket containing a lock of 'President James Madison's hair. The locket was presented by Dolly Madison, the President's wife, to Baraa C. Rush, daughter of Richard Rush. L rare plan of the "Field of York- town." by Major Sebastian Bauman of the New York,, or Second. Artillery, mad between, the 22d and SSth of October, 1781. an dehgraved on copper by R. Scott In Philadelphia In 1782. at the request of George Washington, sold for $55, (Nash.) "The Bird of America," by John J. Audubon, brought J 120. (Smith:) The Archbishop of Canterbury's Dis sertation on Pure Love." printed by Andrew Bradford in Philadelphia in 1738. $27. (Clark;) "The Doctrine of Predesti nation." by Jonathan Edwards, printed In Philadelphia In 1742 by Benjamin Frank lin. $18, (Dodd Livingston.) and "Die-courses on Publlo Ocoaslona in America," by William Smith, London. 17C2, containing the first scheme for the establish ment of a college (Columbia) In New York, $85. (Clark.) The famous old folio "Der Blutlg Schau Plats," printed at Ephrata, Penn.. by the Ephrata Brethren in 1748-8, went to B. Clark for $32. It Is tald to be the largest book issued from any American press previous to the Revolution. Swain Drake's rare " Account of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North West Passage by Hudson's Strelghts to the Western ana southern Ocean of America," published in London In 1748, brought $28.5, (wuson.) The sals win bs ended to-day.