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#22 - James Buchanan

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A brevet promotion issued with the country on the verge of war

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 16 x 19.5, April 16, 1860. President Buchanan appoints Samuel Franklin Mills as “Brevet Second Lieutenant in the Second Regiment of Artillery.” Crisply signed at the conclusion by President Buchanan and countersigned by Secretary of War John B. Floyd. The blue seal affixed to the lower left remains crisp and intact. Intersecting folds (a horizontal fold passing through the top of Buchanan’s signature), scattered toning, and light foxing, otherwise fine condition. A desirable pre-Civil War US Army appointment. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA.

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