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Damon Estate of Hawaii continued...

FAMOUS HAWAIIANS SIGNED DOCUMENTS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
921 Sanford B. Dole 1903 document signed, first Governor of the Territory of Hawaii, English language land patent No. 4776 to Samuel M. Damon for a plot of land in Moanalua, this
piece of land consists largely of the fish ponds of Kaihikapu and LelepSanford B. Dole 1903 document signed, first Governor of the Territory of Hawaii, English language land patent No. 4776 to Samuel M. Damon for a plot of land in Moanalua, this piece of land consists largely of the fish ponds of Kaihikapu and Lelepaua for a total of 742 acres, dated November 5, 1903 and signed "Sanford B. Dole" by the Governor along with the signature of "Edward L. Boyd", Commissioner of Public Lands, large embossed colorless seal of the Territory of Hawaii, document is intact and clean with only minor splits to the center horizontal fold at right, very fine; Sanford Dole was born in Hawaii in 1844, he was educated as a lawyer in the United States and upon his return to Hawaii he was active in the politics of Hawaii, particularly in the period as the monarchy came to a close, he was elected president of the Provisional Government of the Republic and was appointed the first governor of the Territory of Hawaii when it was annexed to the United States; attractive autographed document of this important Hawaiian leader. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $2,200.00
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922 Sanford B. Dole documents signed, collection of nine 1881-93 documents including three Dole signatures consisting of an 1881 Hawaiian language deed notarized by him and signed "S.B. Dole", plus a group of seven documents in connection with the 1889 settlement of the estate of Charles Brenig of which Dole was the executor, includes two checks signed "S.B. Dole and a receipt to Mr. Dole signed "S.M. Damon" along with a check initialed "SMD", the other documents are receipts or invoices in connection with this estate, condition varies being generally fine or better. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,300.00
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923 John Owen Dominis 1884 document signed, Hawaiian language cattle brand registration certificate of the Governors Office of Oahu for the livestock brand with the initials SD
assigned to S.M. Damon, dated May 13, 1884 and signed John O. DominisJohn Owen Dominis 1884 document signed, Hawaiian language cattle brand registration certificate of the Governor's Office of Oahu for the livestock brand with the initials "SD" assigned to S.M. Damon, dated May 13, 1884 and signed "John O. Dominis", Governor of Oahu, light colorless embossed Crown seal of the Governor's Office, normal folds to document, very fine; John O. Dominis, Prince Consort of Hawaii, was Governor of Oahu from 1868-1887, he was also Commissioner of Crown Lands and Lieutenant General in the army of Kalakuana, he was married to Queen Lydia Liliuokalani, the last ruling monarch of the Kingdom and died nine months after her accession to the throne in 1891; an excellent autograph of this governor and member of the royal family. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $625.00
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924 R6 James Isaac Dowsett 1890 document signed, English language assignment of lease for land in Moanalua by Dowsett to S.M. Damon and having a claim of damages against the Oahu
Railroad for right of way over the property, this is a rather substantialJames Isaac Dowsett 1890 document signed, English language assignment of lease for land in Moanalua by Dowsett to S.M. Damon and having a claim of damages against the Oahu Railroad for right of way over the property, this is a rather substantial transaction with Damon paying Dowsett $25,000.00, a $50.00 Slate blue and carmine revenue (#R6; very slightly affected by normal document fold) is tied to the top left of the first page, dated March 25, 1890 and signed "J.I. Dowsett" and "S.M. Damon", fresh and very fine document; James Dowsett was a prominent business man in Hawaii who was a leader in developing the whaling industry in the islands and owned a fleet of whaling ships that made annual forays into the Arctic, but that was only one of his business interests being involved in lumber and cattle, as well as being active in politics as a member of the House of Nobles. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,500.00
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925  Walter M. Gibson 1886 document signed, copy of Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 353 originally issued under King Kamehameha III for land in Moanalua, notarized and dated July
20, 1886, signed Walter M. Gibson as Minister of the Interior cert Walter M. Gibson 1886 document signed, copy of Hawaiian language Royal Patent No. 353 originally issued under King Kamehameha III for land in Moanalua, notarized and dated July 20, 1886, signed "Walter M. Gibson" as Minister of the Interior certifying the copy, red royal seal, fold separation to the document, not affecting the signature; also an 1898 deed for a parcel of land on the Island of Lanai signed by the daughter of Walter Gibson, Talua Lucy Gibson Hayselden, to S.M. Damon, fine-very fine; Walter Gibson was a rather corrupt but influential politician under the rule of King Kalakaua serving as Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs, early after he came to Hawaii as a Mormon he was excommunicated from the church for diverting funds to buy about half of the island of Lanai in his name, in the revolution of 1887 he was deposed and allowed to leave the islands to avoid being lynched; an apropos pair of documents from this interesting family. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,200.00
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926 Hoapili important 1839 document signed, Hawaiian language lease by Hoapili (Ulumaheihei) to William Sumner described therein for the Plains and Mountains of Moanalua this lease
for 55 years describes the conditions under which the land is lHoapili important 1839 document signed, Hawaiian language lease by Hoapili (Ulumaheihei) to William Sumner described therein for "the Plains and Mountains of Moanalua" this lease for 55 years describes the conditions under which the land is leased, how local residents can go on it for various purposes and how the cattle of Mr. Sumner will be protected, dated November 6, 1839 and signed "Hoapili", as well as signed "Kamehameha III" by the King along with his rare royal wax seal, also signed "William Sumner", remarkably well preserved for a document of this age with only mild aging and minor fold separation, otherwise very fine; Hoapili was an honored chief and closely connected to the royal family, he was the most trusted advisor of Kamehameha I and entrusted with hiding the dead king's bones; William Sumner was a ship captain and sailed ships for the king for which he received favorable treatment for land; an extremely rare early document with highly elusive and important autographs and of particular historical significance to the Moanalua valley; accompanied by several related 19th century documents including two English translations of the lease one of which is not far from being contemporaneous. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $12,000.00
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927 Curtis Piehu Iaukea 1896 document signed, Commission of Public Lands General lease No. 495 granted to The Maunalua Ranch Co. for the fish ponds of Kaihikapu and Lelepaua, the
document is dated October 17, 1896 and signed by three commissioners ofCurtis Piehu Iaukea 1896 document signed, Commission of Public Lands General lease No. 495 granted to The Maunalua Ranch Co. for the fish ponds of Kaihikapu and Lelepaua, the document is dated October 17, 1896 and signed by three commissioners of public lands as well as "S.M. Damon" for Maunaloa Ranch Co., but signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Mr. Iaukea and signed "C.P. Iaukea", with embossed colorless Commissioners of Public Lands seal, very minor fold splits, very fine document; Mr. Iaukea was a trusted member of the royal staff and served King Kalakaua and subsequent governments in various capacities all the way to the 1930's, a desirable and scarce autograph. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $1,000.00
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928 Prince William Pitt Leleiohoku 1875 autographed document signed, brother to two ruling monarchs, King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani, an Hawaiian language copy of a document
appointing David Manaku caretaker of the land division of Moanalua, thiPrince William Pitt Leleiohoku 1875 autographed document signed, brother to two ruling monarchs, King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani, an Hawaiian language copy of a document appointing David Manaku caretaker of the land division of Moanalua, this document was copied in Leleiohoku's own hand, dated July 16, 1875 and signed "W.P. Leleiohoku", rather extensive fold separation that does not affect the signature, nevertheless a fine and extremely rare autograph; Prince Leleiohoku was appointed to be his successor by King Kalakaua, but he predeceased the King in 1877 so that Queen Liliuokalani became the last ruling monarch of Hawaii; Leleiohoku was a a very well educated and refined individual and a gifted poet and musician, he possessed beautiful script handwriting as this document attests. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,800.00
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929  Princes David Kawananakoa and Jonah Kalanianole 1903 document signed, English language land deed to Samuel M. Damon from the two princes and the Kapiolani Estate, Limited
conveying parcels of land that Damon was to eventually transfer to the gov Princes David Kawananakoa and Jonah Kalanianole 1903 document signed, English language land deed to Samuel M. Damon from the two princes and the Kapiolani Estate, Limited conveying parcels of land that Damon was to eventually transfer to the government for the purpose of widening certain roads, dated September 10, 1903 and signed "D. Kawananakoa", "J. Kalanianole" and "S.M. Damon", plus signed "D. Kawananakoa" a second time on the next page as President of Kapiolani Estate, Limited, very fine; Prince David Kawananakoa was the elder brother of Edward Keliiahonui and Jonah Kalanianole, who were all proclaimed princes of the realm by King Kalakaua, Prince David was first heir apparent to the throne under Queen Liliuokalani; an exceptionally desirable autographed document with both brother's signature's being very scarce, but David Kawananakoa's especially so and very rare with two of his signatures. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,250.00
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930 Prince David Kawananakoa 1890 document signed, English language note for $1,500 made payable to Prince Kawananakoa, dated September 25, 1900 with vertical strip of three of U.S.
10c Dark brown revenue (R168) during the Spanish America War when UPrince David Kawananakoa 1890 document signed, English language note for $1,500 made payable to Prince Kawananakoa, dated September 25, 1900 with vertical strip of three of U.S. 10c Dark brown revenue (#R168) during the Spanish America War when U.S. revenues were required on certain documents, signed "D. Kawananakoa" on the reverse apparently in release of the note, very fine and rare. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,200.00
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931 William Cooper Parke 1875 document signed, English language marshals deed granted to Kamaka, for a piece of land in Moanalua sold by court order to the highest bidder in
satisfaction of a debt owed, embossed colorless seal at top left inscribedWilliam Cooper Parke 1875 document signed, English language marshal's deed granted to Kamaka, for a piece of land in Moanalua sold by court order to the highest bidder in satisfaction of a debt owed, embossed colorless seal at top left inscribed "Royal Stamp", dated April 3, 1875 and signed "William C. Parke", Marshall of the Kingdom, with rare embossed royal arms on green adhesive seal of the Marshal of the Hawaiian Islands, minor typical fold splits on the central horizontal fold of this large document and trace of toning, otherwise very fine; William Parke was appointed Marshal of Hawaii in the early 1850's by Kamehameha III and served under five rulers until 1884, he is recognized for having organized an efficient police system in Hawaii; an excellent document in the service for which he is so well known. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $1,250.00
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932 Lorrin Andrews Thurston 1888 document signed, English language lease granted by S.M. Damon to the Board of Health, dated August 20, 1880 and signed S.M. Damon and L.A. Thurston
as Minister of the Interior for the Board of Health, very fine LLorrin Andrews Thurston 1888 document signed, English language lease granted by S.M. Damon to the Board of Health, dated August 20, 1880 and signed "S.M. Damon" and "L.A. Thurston" as Minister of the Interior for the Board of Health, very fine; Lorrin Thurston was a son of pioneer missionaries to Hawaii, Thurston was educated in law, became a legislator and then Minister of the Interior in 1887, he is also pictures on the official stamps of Hawaii; attractive document signed by these two prominent men of Hawaii. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $210.00
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933 Robert W. Wilcox 1901 document signed, English language general power of attorney granted to Carlos A. Long by Robert Wilcox, $1.00 Black revenue vertical pair (R3 bottom stamp
slightly affected by document fold) tied by oval registrars handstRobert W. Wilcox 1901 document signed, English language general power of attorney granted to Carlos A. Long by Robert Wilcox, $1.00 Black revenue vertical pair (#R3; bottom stamp slightly affected by document fold) tied by oval registrar's handstamp, document is dated November 19, 1891 and signed "Robert W. Wilcox", quite clean and attractive, very fine; a descendent of Maui royalty, Wilcox was the military firebrand of the Hawaiian Islands known as the "Iron Duke of Hawaii" and often looked on as both hero and villain, he was trained at the Royal Military Academy in Turin, Italy, shortly after his return to Hawaii as a loyalist to the Monarchy he led a rebellion against the Constitution of 1887, he was tried for treason but was acquitted when he claimed he had acted with the King's sanction, later after Queen Liliuokalani was deposed he led an abortive counter-revolution and was condemned to death, a sentence that was commuted to 35 years in prison by President Dole, but he and his rebels were pardoned within a few months and he was elected the first delegate to Congress under the Territory of Hawaii; a rare signed document by this interesting individual. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,300.00
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934 Robert W. Wilcox 1894 document signed, Hawaiian language deed for a parcel of land in Moanalua from Palapala Kuai Puahi to S.M. Damon, $1.00 Black revenue (#R3) tied by oval registrar's handstamp, document is dated November 21, 1894 and signed "R.W. Wilcox" as a witness to Puahi's signature, an attractive and intact document, very fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,000.00
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935 Robert W. Wilcox and Therea Owana Wilcox 1899 document signed, English language deed to Harry Armitage, $1.00 Black revenue vertical pair (R3) tied by oval registrars handstamp,
document is dated November 24, 1891 and signed Robert W. WilcoxRobert W. Wilcox and Therea Owana Wilcox 1899 document signed, English language deed to Harry Armitage, $1.00 Black revenue vertical pair (#R3) tied by oval registrar's handstamp, document is dated November 24, 1891 and signed "Robert W. Wilcox" and "Theresa Owana Wilcox", a portion of the outer covering is missing but the document is very fine; Princess Theresa was a direct descendent of Keoua Kalani, she was married four times during her long life (1860-1944), Robert Wilcox was her second husband, she and her husband owned and operated two newspapers until his death in 1903; a desirable document with both signatures. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,800.00
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936 Robert W. Wilcox and Therea Owana Wilcox documents signed, collection of four 1896-1907 English language documents, one being an 1896 deed signed "W.R. Wilcox" as a witness, two others are signed "Theresa Owana Wilcox" including a warranty deed with her husband, whose signature was signed by his attorney, and one as his widow, the fourth is a copy of a lease of which the original was signed by her, all are very fine. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,000.00
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AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
937 1875-1928 Document collection of nineteen items, mostly documents with signatures of well known men in Hawaiian business and governmental circles, includes two 1875 marshal's deeds signed by William C. Parke, one with scarce marshal's seal, another marshal's document signed by John H. Soper, who succeeded Parke, land patents signed by governors Walter Fear and Wallace Farrington, two of the latter, each with more than one signature as each part of the documents are signed, others include Curtis Iaukea, James Dowsett, Lorrin Thurston and Lincoln L. Candless, Senator from Hawaii, other documents include reports about Moanalua, a couple of stock certificates including Healani Yacht and Boat Club, plus a 23 page manuscript entitled "The Riddle of Kamahalo, Chief of Moanalua" as told by Namakaheli on March 27,1913, condition varies but largely fine-very fine; a nice collection of documents relating mostly to 19th century Hawaii and mostly to Moanalua. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $4,500.00
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HAWAIIAN DOCUMENT LARGE LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
938 1865-1885 Royal Stamp documents, collection of ten land conveyance documents starting with an 1865 deed with scarce negative blue seal with Crown and inscribed "Royal Stamp", similar embossed seal applied to blue adhesive wafer to 1876 deed and eight other documents with the same embossed seal inscribed "Royal Stamp" on green adhesive wafers, four are on original deeds of the early 1870's and four are on copies of land conveyance documents including three on large Royal Patents (land grants), condition varies but most are fine-very fine; a nice selection of early land documents. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $4,500.00
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939 1853-1866 Black Royal Stamp documents, collection of eleven land conveyance documents with this handsome black negative Crown handstamp inscribed "Royal Stamp" (M-H #405), the earliest is an 1853 Warranty Deed with the seal being in the interior of a bilingual Hawaiian/English printed form rather than in the upper left corner as usual, also includes a mortgage deed with two strikes of the seal, once when the instrument was instituted and another when the mortgage was released, plus another deed that was certified with the signature of "G.M. Robertson", Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, some age stains, usually along the document folds as is typical of this period, overall fine-very fine and an excellent selection of these early and popular documents. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
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940 1875-76 Embossed Royal Stamp documents, collection of nine land deeds with colorless circular embossed seals inscribed "Royal Stamp" with Crown in the center (M-H #404), all notarized or received by the Registrar of Conveyances, all but one written in the Hawaiian language, some minor age staining, fine-very fine. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,900.00
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