Lot 820Ulysses Grant, portrait design with Grant. printed in bust, on fresh cover to Milton Mills, N.H., franked with 1869, 3¢ ultramarine tied by cork handstamp, blue "Gonic, N.H., Oct 4, 1869" oval date stamp, with original enclosure; slight cover reduction at right, Very Fine. Scott No. 114.
Milgram No. UG-11 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 821Ulysses Grant, allover shaded portrait design on cover to Amsterdam, N.Y., franked with 1868, 3¢ rose, F. grill tied by manuscript, New York postmark alongside; some minor toning, otherwise Very Fine. Scott No. 94.
Milgram No. UG-19 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 822Ulysses Grant, portrait design in purple of Grant & Colfax in ornamental frames with names in shield flanked by flags and verses at top, on cover to East Berkshire, Vt., franked with 1868, 3¢ red, F. grill tied by blue cork handstamp, matching Hinsdale, N.H. cds, reverse with allover ad for campaign items including envelopes, Very Fine.
Milgram No. UG-37 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 823Ulysses Grant, campaign design showing Grant and Colfax portraits in black frame including industry, shipping, eagle and other symbols, on white cover bearing 1868, 3¢ red grilled tied by split cork duplexed with "Adrian Mich. Sep 7" cds, from the H.B. Shaw correspondence to Alfred, Me.; no flap, clean and Very Fine. Scott No. 88.
Milgram No. UG-42 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 824Ulysses Grant, portrait design of Grant & Colfax in ornamental frames with motifs including eagle, industry and shipping, on cover to Brooklyn, O., franked with 1868, 3¢ rose, F. grill tied by target handstamp, matching "Guion, Con., Oct 26" cds; small cover tear at lower left, otherwise Very Fine. Scott No. 94.
Milgram No. UG-42 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 825Ulysses Grant, framed dual portrait showing Ulysses Grant & Schuyler Colfax with captions and patriotic symbols, on cover to Philadelphia, Pa., franked with 1873, 3¢ green (nibbed perf) tied by "Chicopee, Mass., Nov 13" cds and cork duplex; cover slightly reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine, a rare 1868 campaign design used in the 1870's. Scott No. 158.
Milgram No. UG-44 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 826Horatio Seymour, dual portrait design in purple with eagle & flag allegories, shield containing Seymour & Blair's names, verses at top, on cover to New York City franked with manuscript canceled 3¢ Banknote, manuscript "Greenland, O., Sep 30" postmark at bottom center, Very Fine (Milgram rarity 3, 1-5 known).
Milgram No. HS-5 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 827George Francis Train 1872 Presidential Campaign Broadside, 7x10½'', for his 349th successive independent public meeting at the Old Bowery Theather in New York City, with a list of subjects begin discussed; file fold and hint of waterstaining, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
George Francis Train was an American entrepreneur who organized many western transit lines including a clipper ship line that sailed around Cape Horn to San Francisco, the Union Pacific Railroad and instrumental in construction the western portion of the Transcontinental Railroad. In 1872 he ran for President of the United States as an independent candidate. He was a staunch supporter of the temperance movement.
Lot 828Ulysses Grant, tan portrait in wreath with "Hurrah! for Grant, And good Government." caption below, on cover to Hollidaysburg, Pa., franked with 1870, 3¢ green tied by blue "Gettysburgh, Pa., Nov 17" cds; cover slightly reduced at left slightly into design, F.-V.F. Scott No. 147.
Milgram No. UG-53 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 829James Garfield & Chester Arthur, gray green overall shaded design showing portraits with "Republican Nominations. - 1880" banner with names, on cover to Hartford, Conn., franked with 1879, 3¢ green tied by "Saint Louis, Mo., Oct 22" cds and geometric duplex, Very Fine.
Scott No. 184 Estimate $150 - 200.
James Garfield was the first "dark horse" candidate of the Republican Party. His running mate, Chester A. Arthur, became President when Garfield died on September 19, 1881 after having been shot by a disappointed office seeker the previous July.