COLLECTION OF 35 BLINDSTAMPED AND WAX SEALS.

35 seals, mounted on two 8.5" x 11" pieces of thick paper using archival wax tape [a few loose].

Seals include: Sam. S. Carpenter [2], Cincinnati, Comm. for Deeds, Affidavits and Depositions; W.H. Davenport [3], Hiram D. Peck [4] and John G. Douglass, Comm. for Kentucky, Cincinnati, Ohio; J.N. Larrimore, Comm. of Deeds, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL, also one as Notary; Philip A. Hoyne, Notary Public, City of Chicago; Notary Seal of Hamilton Co., Ohio [4 ]; Gold Probate Court Seals [2], Hamilton Co., Ohio; Red Probate Court Seal, Hamilton Co., Ohio; John H. Holton, Notary, Adams Co, IL; E.M. Braxton, Richmond, VA; Taliaferro Preston Shaffner, Comm. [3]; Kendrick Svr., VA, M.D., Ohio; Lynchburg Corporation Seal; Warren County Com. Court, IL; and others.
Samuel Sangston Carpenter of Ohio, an attorney, was appointed United States Commissioner of the US Circuit Court in 1849. In 1850, he was involved in an important case involving the Fugitive Slave Law. An escaped slave, Lewis, had sought freedom in Ohio; Carpenter heard the case and eventually ruled in the slave's favor, but not before the slave escaped from the law and fled to Canada.
Taliaferro Preston Shaffner [1818-1881] was admitted to the bar but instead became an inventor. He was an associate of Samuel FB Morse and worked with Morse on the introduction of the telegraph, building the line from Louisville to New Orleans and St. Louis to Jefferson City. He held office in various telegraph companies and invented several methods of blasting with nitroglycerine and high explosives. Item #27352

Price: $250.00

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