The original furnishings of this wonderful home built in 1856 and on the National Register of Historical Places.


Located at 503 E. Eighth St. in Manchester.


ANTIQUE FURNITURE & MISC.: Nice 3-pc. walnut Victorian Eastlake marble top bedroom suite incl. high back bed, dresser w/mirror & washstand; fine 98” x 54” walnut Victorian white marble top sideboard w/burled columns & carved crest; fine cherry Eastlake extension dining table w/ten leaves; set of 12 walnut Eastlake cane seat chairs w/carvings; large high back double panel Victorian bed w/crest; Vict. white marble top dresser w/carved pulls & mirror w/candle stands; matching m.t. wash stand; 36” cherry Vict. library table w/carving; great early 37” x 63” walnut 2-board top work table w/dovetailed drawer; wal. Vict. 2-dwr. sewing stand; oak 2-door mirrored wardrobe; oak fold down stroller/high chair; wonderful mahogany Empire sofa; mah. Empire center table; Vict. spool hall tree w/drip pans; wal. Vict. bed w/carved crest; 3-dwr. white m.t. Vict. washstand; wal. Vict. bed w/oval panel; wal. partial marble Vict. dresser; nice wal. Vict. platform rocker; Vict. wicker tea cart; set of 4 nice wal. Vict. parlor chairs; gold over-the-mantle mirror; wal. Vict. gentleman’s arm chair; oak saddle chair; wal. Eastlake platform rocker; turned leg drop leaf table w/dwr.; early painted dovetailed dome top trunk; oak stick-n-ball screen; nice small mah. oval top stand; large mah. rocker; child’s oak rocker; wooden benches; painted early 1-dwr. table; early painted wash stand; painted Vict. bed & dresser; two painted wash stands; early painted 2-dr. wardrobe; primitive painted green wood box; two small Mission oak bookcases; 1920’s octagon top table; early 4-dwr. chest; several misc. Vict. chairs; other antique furniture.

PAIR OF 29” X 24” OIL ON CANVAS PORTRAIT PAINTINGS OF WILLIAM ELLISON AND WIFE MARY KEYS ELLISON BY JOHN O. OSBORNE, A FINE LISTED ARTIST, W/ORIGINAL RECEIPT. The Ellison’s were the original owners of this historical home and prominent early settlers of Adams County and Manchester, Ohio.

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, ETC.: Andrews Jackson, John Tyler, James Polk land grants; several early 1800’s indentures & letters from Nathaniel Massie, historical figure & founder of Manchester, Ohio; appointment Deputy Postmaster of Manchester signed by Gideon Granger, 1813 in Washington; several Ellison family indentures from the early 1800’s; Supreme Court of Ohio over turning a ruling against Thomas Odell by Court of Common Pleas of Adams Co. in 1806; receipts for early furnishings of the home incl. Mitchell & Rammelsburg, Cincinnati, OH; other early ephemera.

CHINA, GLASSWARE & MISC.: Wonderful 10” Victorian cranberry w/enameled flowers; large set of English china w/bird designs; several early platters; set of 5 fine floral & gold bowls w/Beehive mark; Hammersley bone china set; Coalport floral arrangement; set of gold trim china; Depression glass pieces; Ironstone pitcher & bowl; Victorian castor set; several other pieces of china & glassware.

COLLECTIBLES & MISC.: EarlyMail Pouch porcelain thermometer; early small stone trough; small stone wheels; EARLY WOODEN HORSE DRAWN “RIPPER” PLOW MARKED J.B. SHERARD, CINCINNATI, OHIO, used to clear the family farmland; several stoneware crocks & jugs; fruit jars; nice walnut lap desk; yard long canvas of flowers; oil on board of flowers; Ogee clock; trunk full of early clothing & purses; many books from the 1800’s & early 1900’s including memoirs of Grant; several Indian points & rocks found on property; 1880 Caldwell’s Adams County Atlas; old local advertising fans incl. Maysville, KY; framed pastels of fruit; several decorated Vict. coal hods; prints & pictures; small cast iron kettle possibly Steam Furnace, OH; kerosene lamps; small amount of Vict. jewelry incl. scrap gold ring; early ice skates; early stencils Ellison-Bodmann House, Cincinnati, OH; pottery umbrella stand w/woodland scene; several flat irons incl. one with fluter; early cobblers’ carrier; old shutters; misc. old tools; old horse hanes; wooden kegs; etc. from outbuildings; plus other items not listed.




AUCTIONEERS’ NOTE: Make plans to attend this great auction. Dr. Dettmer kept this historical home intact for several years but she is now moving out of state. A rare chance to purchase items from this early prominent Adams County homestead.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash or check with proper ID. 10% Buyers’ Premium.




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