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#37 - Chester A. Arthur

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Uncommon military appointment during a period of peace
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 14.25 x 17.75, October 21, 1882. President Arthur appoints James S. Phillips to “the grade of Assistant Paymaster with the relative rank of Ensign.” Prominently signed at the conclusion by President Arthur and countersigned by Secretary of the Navy William E. Chandler. The blue seal affixed to the bottom remains intact with a noticeable vertical crease. In fine condition, with intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature) and light toning. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA.

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