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#6 - Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

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Beautifully signed Jefferson–Madison ship’s pass for a trip to Havana
Description                           Estimate: $4,000+          

Partly-printed DS, signed “Th: Jefferson” as president and “James Madison” as secretary of state, one page, 20.75 x 16.25, August 3, 1804. A four-language ship’s papers issued to “Henry Gardner master or commander of the Ship called Fame…lying at present in the port of Providence bound for Havana and laden with Sundry Merchandise for Clearance.” Prominently signed in the center by President Jefferson and countersigned below by Secretary of State Madison. The white paper seal affixed to the left side remains fully intact. In very good to fine condition, with small areas of paper loss, intersecting folds, light overall toning; both signatures are choice exemplars, with the Jefferson being especially large, crisp, and bold. Exemplary signatures on this sought-after presidential format. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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