Skip to main content
Go to accessibility options


    [Faneuil Hall]. Josiah Quincy III Inscribed and Signed Copy of The Committee of Both Branches of the City Council on the Extension of Faneuil Hall Market. Josiah Quincy III. [Report of] the Committee of Both Branches of the City Council, on the Extension of Faneuil Hall Market, having executed the great work assigned them by that body, ask leave, respectfully, to make their final REPORT. [Boston]: [1826]. Signed and inscribed by Quincy to the future Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representative, "Samuel H. Walley Esq / with the respects / of Josiah Quincy." 5.75" x 9.5". 38 pages, page 38 misnumbered as 34.

    Samuel Wally (1805 - 1877) was at the time, a young student at Harvard who would go on to serve in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1840 to 1846 (and its speaker from 1844 to 1846), as well as a term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

    Condition: Moderate edgewear with some chipping to margins. Uniform toning to text block. Minor soiling and foxing internally.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2021
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 181

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 15% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Nov 6, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 14 days left to consign to the 2022 February 11 Manuscripts Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search