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Damon Estate of Hawaii continued...

MONARCH SIGNED DOCUMENTS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
881 King Kamehameha IV 1855 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 2074, deeding land in Moanalua to Kapahi, black negative royal seal inscribed Royal Stamp on the
front, dated August 20, 1855 and signed Kamehameha by the King alongKing Kamehameha IV 1855 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 2074, deeding land in Moanalua to Kapahi, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on the front, dated August 20, 1855 and signed "Kamehameha" by the King along with the signature of his sister, Princess "Victoria K. Kaahumanu", the Prime Minister (Kuhina Nui), this is a scarcer form of her signature which is usually just "Kaahumanu", intact royal wax seal next to the signatures, some toning to the document along folds or edges, otherwise very fine; King Kamehameha IV ruled for nearly eight years from 1854 to 1862, he was well educated and traveled to London, Paris and the United States, most noteworthy is the erection of Queen's Hospital and the establishment of the Anglican Church in Hawaii. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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882 King Kamehameha IV 1855 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 2312, deeding land in Moanalua to Keolanui, black negative royal seal inscribed Royal Stamp on the
front, dated December 28, 1855 and signed Kamehameha by the King alKing Kamehameha IV 1855 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 2312, deeding land in Moanalua to Keolanui, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on the front, dated December 28, 1855 and signed "Kamehameha" by the King along with "Kaahumanu" of Princess Victoria, the Prime Minister (Kuhina Nui), rather well struck intact royal wax seal next to the signatures, only the slightest aging to the document, very fine and scarce. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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883 King Kamehameha IV 1856 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 2854, deeding land in Moanalua to Kawaihae, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on the front, dated May 21, 1856 and signed "Kamehameha" by the King along with "Kaahumanu" of Princess Victoria, the Prime Minister (Kuhina Nui), intact royal wax seal next to the signatures, 1873 assignment of the deed by Kawaihae on the back page, some toning, otherwise very fine. Est. $750-1,000

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884 King Kamehameha IV 1858 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 3929, the new larger size document (9 3/4" x 15 1/4") that came in to use about this time, deeding land in Moanalua to Namiaielua, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on the front, dated February 19, 1858 and signed "Kamehameha" by the King along with "Kaahumanu" of Princess Victoria, the Prime Minister (Kuhina Nui), embossed colorless royal arms next to the signatures, some separation along the central horizontal fold as is typical of these large format royal patents, otherwise very fine. Est. $750-1,000

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885 King Kamehameha IV documents signed, collection of eight 1853-57 Hawaiian language Royal Patents, five of the earlier smaller size and three in the large format, each with black negative royal seal on the front inscribed "Royal Stamp", all are signed "Kamehameha" by the King along with the signature of his sister, Princess Victoria K. Kaahumanu, the Prime Minister (Kuhina Nui), two have this less commonly seen full signature, the rest are signed by the more usual "Kaahumanu", each with royal wax seal or embossed colorless arms seal, condition is very mixed, several of the small size are intact but with fold separation, others are completely separated into several pieces, plus most with toning, nevertheless eight popular royal signatures. Est. $2,000-3,000

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886 Kings Kamehameha IV and Kamehameha V 1862 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 5086, deeding land in Moanalua to Akaina, black negative royal seal inscribed Royal
Stamp on both the first and third page, dated September 19, 1862 aKings Kamehameha IV and Kamehameha V 1862 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 5086, deeding land in Moanalua to Akaina, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on both the first and third page, dated September 19, 1862 and signed "Kamehameha" by the King along with similar signature of his brother who was acting as Kuhina Nui prior to assuming the thrown in 1863, plus "Kaahumanu" of Princess Victoria, slight toning along the folds and minor separation along the center horizontal fold as usual, very fine and a scarce document with the signatures of the two king brothers and their sister. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

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887 Kings Kamehameha IV and Kamehameha V 1862 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 4994, deeding land in Moanalua to Kuwahine, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on both the first and third page, dated March 1, 1862 and signed "Kamehameha" by the King along with similar signature of his brother who was acting as Kuhina Nui prior to assuming the thrown in 1863, plus "Kaahumanu" of Princess Victoria, document intact with only slight fold separations plus some toning, fine and another a scarce document with the signatures of the two king brothers and their sister. Est. $750-1,000

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888  King Kamehameha V 1870 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 6270, deeding land in Moanalua to Kailemakule, black negative royal seal inscribed Royal Stamp on the
front at top left, dated May 7, 1870 and signed Kamehameha R by King Kamehameha V 1870 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 6270, deeding land in Moanalua to Kailemakule, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on the front at top left, dated May 7, 1870 and signed "Kamehameha R" by the King along with the signature "Ferd. W. Hutchison, Minister of the Interior, intact document with light aging to the outer blank page of the document when folded and minor fold wear in that section, not affecting the first page with all the document and signatures which are very fine. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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889 King Kalakaua important 1890 document signed, English language Royal Patent No. 7858, granting to Lota Kamehameha the division of land known as Moanalua, the large size patent
opened out measures 20 x 16 and it is mounted in a Koa wood framKing Kalakaua important 1890 document signed, English language Royal Patent No. 7858, granting to Lota Kamehameha the division of land known as Moanalua, the large size patent opened out measures 20" x 16" and it is mounted in a Koa wood frame measuring 29 1/4" x 25 1/2", extensive description of the parcel of land concluding with the summary statement, "Area above low water mark 9,045 Acres exclusive of the Government ponds of Kaihikapu and Lelepaua. The islands of Mokumoa, Mokuonini and Mokuoeo are a part of Moanalua and are included in the above area." $1.00 Black revenue stamp (#R3) at top left, dated August 28, 1890 and signed "Kalakaua Rex" by the King along with the signature of "C.N. Spencer", Minister of the Interior, well impressed embossed royal arms applied to large red adhesive seal next to the signatures, the document has spindle punch holes around the edges at right and left and some excellent reinforcement of separation along the folds, still attractive and very fine for this type of document; this is an important historical land grant of the Damon Estate as it consists of a large portion his land holdings of Moanalua and was used in the First Circuit Court as Plaintiff's Exhibit "A" in a court action of Samuel M. Damon vs. Territory of Hawaii. (imagea) (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

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890 King Kalakaua document signed in connection with Island of Mokuoeo, a collection of six documents relating to S.M. Damon and his wife giving the small island of Mokuoeo to the
King on his birthday, includes a letter dated November 14, 1885 whichKing Kalakaua document signed in connection with Island of Mokuoeo, a collection of six documents relating to S.M. Damon and his wife giving the small island of Mokuoeo to the King on his birthday, includes a letter dated November 14, 1885 which reads "We take the happy occasion of your Majesty's birthday to present our respects and ask that the enclosed deed of the Island of Mokuoeo may be accepted with our best wishes for many returns of the day. Praying for the welfare of your Majesty in the years to come." and signed "S.M. Damon" and "H.M. Damon, includes the deed of the same date also signed by them, later an 1889 mortgage was transacted by HRH Kalakaua with Peter Dalton and signed "Kalakaua" as an individual, the latter two documents with two or three $1.00 Black revenues (#R3) respectively, other documents include an 1883 government lease for the island and an 1885 surveyor's report of the island, all are fine-very fine, the mortgage and autograph of the king are especially nice; Mokuoeo Island was a small island of eleven acres in an inlet of Sand Island in Honolulu harbor, the island no longer exists as it probably filled in and became part of Sand Island; the King's signature is particularly rare and desirable signed as an individual as most of his autographs exist as official royal signatures on royal patents. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

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891 King Kalakaua 1875 document signed, bilingual Royal Patent No. 5725 executed in English, commuting a parcel of land in Honolulu to E. Grimes and Josiah Thompson, black negative
royal seal inscribed Royal Stamp applied between the front and backKing Kalakaua 1875 document signed, bilingual Royal Patent No. 5725 executed in English, commuting a parcel of land in Honolulu to E. Grimes and Josiah Thompson, black negative royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" applied between the front and back pages, dated March 27, 1875 and signed "Kalakaua R" by the King, along with the signature of "William L. Moehonua", Minister of the Interior, embossed colorless royal arms next to the signatures, an intact document with some light vertical bends at right and minor fold splits at the right edge, very fine; King Kalakaua was an embattled monarch for his autocratic rule which ultimately led to to the formation of the Republic; King Kalakaua also made a world tour in 1881 to improve foreign relations and met with many heads of state, he was the first Hawaiian king to travel around the world. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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892 King Kalakaua 1878 document signed, English language Royal Patent No. 3187, deeding a parcel of land of 5,628 square feet in Honolulu to Charles Brenig for the sum of $5,025.00, a rather substantial sum at that time, black negative royal seal on the front inscribed "Royal Stamp", also colorless embossed "Hawaiian/Stamp Duty/One/1/Dollar" revenue stamp at top left, dated June 25, 1878 and signed "Kalakaua R" by the King along with the signature of "John Mott Smith", Minister of the Interior, embossed arms applied to green adhesive seal next to the signatures, an intact document with some light vertical bends at right and minor fold splits, very fine. Est. $750-1,000

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893 King Kalakaua 1880 document signed, English language Royal Patent No. 3250, deeding another parcel of land in Honolulu to Charles Brenig, this being 27,467 square feet for only
one dollar, $1.00 Black adhesive revenue (R3) tied at top left, dateKing Kalakaua 1880 document signed, English language Royal Patent No. 3250, deeding another parcel of land in Honolulu to Charles Brenig, this being 27,467 square feet for only one dollar, $1.00 Black adhesive revenue (#R3) tied at top left, dated April 22, 1880 and signed "Kalakaua R" by the King along with the signature of "Samuel G. Wilder", Minister of the Interior, embossed arms applied to large red adhesive seal next to the signatures, a quite fresh and intact document with some light vertical bends at left slightly affecting the revenue, very fine. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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894 King Kalakaua documents signed, collection of four 1874-80 Royal Patents including one on a bilingual form, deeding land in Moanalua or Honolulu, all but one have a negative black royal seal inscribed "Royal Stamp", the one without seal has two #R2 tied, all are signed "Kalakaua R" by the King along with the signatures of various ministers of the interior (at least thirteen different individuals served as Minister of the Interior during Kalakaua reign, some more than once) including "Herman A. Widemann", a prominent plantation owner that served as minister for a short period in 1874, also includes an accompanying letter signed by him, all but that patent have embossed arms applied next to the signatures, condition is rather mixed, three are largely intact though with considerable fold separation, the one with revenue stamps is separated in pieces and worn, though the section with the royal signature is quite fresh, fine. Est. $1,500-2,000

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895 Queen Kapiolani 1892 document signed, English language administrators deed for land in Moanalua to S.M. Damon from the estate of King Kalakaua, three $1.00 Black revenues (R3,
one with pre-affixing damage at left) tied at top left, dated FebruaQueen Kapiolani 1892 document signed, English language administrator's deed for land in Moanalua to S.M. Damon from the estate of King Kalakaua, three $1.00 Black revenues (#R3, one with pre-affixing damage at left) tied at top left, dated February 18, 1892 and signed "Kapiolani" by the Queen and by the administrator of the King's estate, document is clean and fresh , choice very fine; Queen Kapiolani was the wife of King Kalakaua and was crowned with him when he came to the throne in 1883, upon the king's death in 1891 certain portions of land were sold by court order at auction to pay indebtedness as this deed testifies, the Queen Dowager went on to concern herself with the welfare of Hawaiian women and established and helped to support Kapiolani Maternity Home and Kapiolani Home for Leper Girls; a scarce royal autograph. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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896 Queen Kapiolani 1892 document signed, another English language administrator's deed for land in Moanalua to S.M. Damon from the estate of King Kalakaua, $1.00 Black revenue (#R3) tied at top left, dated February 18, 1892 and signed "Kapiolani" by the Queen and by the administrator of the King's estate, document is clean and fresh, choice very fine and scarce. Est. $750-1,000

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897 Queen Liliuokalani important 1891 document signed, a beautifully framed royal document in 27 x 21 Koa wood frame appointing Charles R. Bishop to be a Member of Our Privy Council
of State, the document is dated March 7, 1891 in the first yQueen Liliuokalani important 1891 document signed, a beautifully framed royal document in 27" x 21" Koa wood frame appointing Charles R. Bishop to be a "Member of Our Privy Council of State", the document is dated March 7, 1891 in the first year of the her reign shortly after her ascension to the throne and signed "Liliuokalani" by the Queen, also signed "Samuel Parker", Minister of Foreign Affairs, the document is headed by the royal arms with a green background and possesses an embossed royal arms on a large red adhesive seal, all making for a beautiful document for framing, choice very fine; the Privy Council of State was a group of a monarch's closest advisors that gave confidential advice on matters of state, which testifies to the high regard that Charles Bishop enjoyed among the royalty of Hawaii; a wonderful autograph of Queen Liliuokalani and heirloom of the Bishop family. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

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898 Princess Liliuokalani 1891 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 4547, deeding a parcel of land in Moanalua to Pukai, dated August 20, 1881 and signed For the
KingLiliuokalani Regent, also signed by H.P.A. Carter, Minister of tPrincess Liliuokalani 1891 document signed, Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 4547, deeding a parcel of land in Moanalua to Pukai, dated August 20, 1881 and signed "For the King/Liliuokalani Regent", also signed by "H.P.A. Carter", Minister of the Interior, unusually well impressed embossed arms applied to large green adhesive seal next to the signatures, a fresh and handsome document with the most minimal splits along the central fold plus some pencil family notations of Pukai on the outside of the folded document, very fine; Liliuokalani was the younger sister of King Kalakaua and succeeded him as the last ruling monarch of Hawaii; during King Kalakaua's round-the-world tour in 1881 she was appointed regent ruling in his place while he was away and the reason for her signature on this document prior to her own reign, very scarce. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

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899 HRH Lydia Liliuokalani Dominis 1885 document signed, the future Queen and last ruling monarch of Hawaii, a single page Hawaiian language lease document between her and S.M.
Damon, two $1.00 Black revenues (R3) tied at top left, dated November 11HRH Lydia Liliuokalani Dominis 1885 document signed, the future Queen and last ruling monarch of Hawaii, a single page Hawaiian language lease document between her and S.M. Damon, two $1.00 Black revenues (#R3) tied at top left, dated November 11, 1885 and signed "Liliuokalani" along with "Chas. B. Wilson" and "S.M. Damon", document is intact with only the slightest aging. very fine; an attractive autograph of this popular Hawaiian monarch. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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FAMOUS HAWAIIANS SIGNED DOCUMENTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
900 Bernice Pauahi Bishop and Charles R. Bishop 1883 document signed, English language lease for a parcel of land in the district of Waialae on Oahu, granted by Bernice and Charles
Bishop to S.M. Damon, dated August 13, 1883 and signed Bernice P. BiBernice Pauahi Bishop and Charles R. Bishop 1883 document signed, English language lease for a parcel of land in the district of Waialae on Oahu, granted by Bernice and Charles Bishop to S.M. Damon, dated August 13, 1883 and signed "Bernice P. Bishop" "Chas. R. Bishop" and "S.M. Damon", an exceptionally clean document, very fine; Princess Pauahi, wife of Charles R. Bishop, was the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha I, on his deathbed Kamehameha V offered to name her his successor to the throne but she declined, in 1883 when her cousin, Princess Ruth, died she became heiress to most of the Kamehameha lands which amounted to about nine per cent of the area of the Hawaiian Islands, despite the resulting business dealings and her charitable activities her autograph is very rare and much scarcer than her husband's who lived much longer, also many of her papers were destroyed in a fire; a rare and attractive document with the signatures of these famous Hawaiians. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

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