Raab Acquires the Archive of a Napoleonic Marshal

Important Historical Documents Acquired From the Direct Descendants of Napoleon’s General and Never Before Offered for Sale “The best colonel to have ever commanded...

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The Story Behind a Benjamin Franklin Document Signed in Paris in 1777

In his book, The Hunt for History, Nathan Raab tells a riveting tale of researching, authenticating, and selling a remarkable historical document signed by...

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Amelia Earhart Officially Becomes the First Woman to Fly the Atlantic Alone

A national treasure of American history: Amelia Earhart’s signed certificate of landing for her groundbreaking solo transatlantic flight in 1932. This document, signed on...

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For Sale: A Newly Discovered Abraham Lincoln Document Signed Days Before Assassination

For Presidents’ Day, Raab Offers One of Lincoln’s Last Official Documents, Signed on April 11, 1865 and Recently Found Locked in an Old Desk “A...

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The Newly Discovered Love Letters of a WWII Bomber Pilot Up for Sale

Raab Announces the Discovery of 115 Letters from an American B-17 “Flying Fortress” Pilot, Stationed in England, to His Wife, Never Before Offered for...

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The Story of the Discovery of the Autopsy Notes from the McKinley Assassination

For over a century, a collection of family papers had been kept in a closet, in a box around the size of a shoebox....

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The “slug that killed my brother”: A Southern Family’s Story of the End of the Civil War

A deeply moving and never-before-seen archive documents the lives of a North Carolina family during the war’s final, harrowing year and includes the actual...

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From Toulon to Moscow: Great Letters of Napoléon at Raab

As the highly anticipated film Napoléon debuts in theaters, we consider our collection of the French leader’s rare and historically important letters and documents...

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Abigail Adams on the Wartime Service & Diplomacy of John Adams

In this 1784 Abigail Adams letter, she writes about the wartime service and diplomacy of John Adams, likely to her friend Mercy Otis Warren.

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Benjamin Franklin Writes From Philadelphia in July 1776

Benjamin Franklin writes from Philadelphia in July 1776, possibly the only such letter in private hands. With the independence of the United States at...

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