Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 8 x 10, March 24, 1885. President Cleveland authorizes and directs the "Secretary of State to cause the Seal of the United States to be affixed to an envelope containing my letter accrediting Henry R. Jackson as Minister of the US to the Republic of Mexico." Neatly signed at the conclusion in ink by Cleveland. In fine condition. Accompanied by an unsigned cabinet photo of Cleveland, taken by Sarony in 1892. Jackson had been a major general in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War, seeing action at the Battle of Cheat Mountain and the Battle of Nashville.
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