Type in Your EMAIL Address
to Receive Notices
of Important Events

Auctions
• Saturday - August 21st
• Terms of Sale
• Print Out a Bid Form
Links to Other Sites:
• Tortuga Trading
This Auction is Now OPEN for Bidding
Closing LIVE ONLINE: SATURDAY • August 21st • Starting at 9:00 AM Pacific Time
Absentee Bidding on a Specific Lot Will Remain OPEN
Until the LIVE BIDDING begins for that Specific Lot on SATURDAY • August 21st
Lot Number: 114
Sign-in to Bid or Register to Bid
Click for a Printable Page
Estimate Range: $400 - $500
Current Bidding Status
This Lot is CLOSED
for Absentee Bidding.
1792 Edition “The Laws of the State of New-Hampshire” Published in Portsmouth, New Hampshire by John Melcher

Click an Image to Enlarge It
1792-Dated Federal Period, Antique Leather Bound Book titled, “The Laws of the State of New Hampshire,” Owner Signed “Noah Cooke 1793” (Keene, NH), Choice Very Fine.

The owner, Noah Cooke’s house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. This historic original Book was Published in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, by John Melcher in 1792, this 5.5” by 8.75” leather bound book contains: “The Laws Of The State Of New-Hampshire, together with The Declaration Of Independence: the Definitive Treaty of Peace between the United States of America and His Britannic Majesty: the Constitution of New-Hampshire, and the Constitution of the United States, with its Proposed Amendments.” Originally owned and Signed Twice by Noah Cooke there is a Handwritten, “List of Town Officers” on the inside back cover. All the pages are well printed and clean being tightly bound. Signed by owner a second time at its conclusion “Noah Cooke Owner.”

The “Noah Cooke House” is a historic house on Daniels Hill Road in Keene, New Hampshire. The main block of the 2.5 story wood frame house was built in 1791, although it is connected to an ell of older construction. The interior of the house has well-preserved Georgian styling. Noah Cooke, its builder, was a prominent local lawyer. The house was originally located on Main Street, but was moved to its present rural setting in 1973. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

Lot Number: 114
Sign-in to Bid or Register to Bid
Click for a Printable Page
Estimate Range: $400 - $500
Early American • P.O. Box 3507 • Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Phone: 858 • 759 • 3290 or Fax: 858 • 759 • 1439
Email: Auctions@EarlyAmerican.com