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Item 7 - James Madison and James Monroe Catalog 585 (Jun 2020)

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Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “James Madison" as president and "Jas. Monroe" as secretary of state,” one page, 10.5 x 15.75, December 3, 1811. Scallop-topped ship’s pass issued for the "Schooner Fly of Baltimore, John Damer master or commander…mounted with Two guns, navigated with nineteen men, To Pass with her Company, Passengers, Goods and Merchandize without any hinderance, seizure or molestation, the said Schooner appearing by good testimony to belong to one or more of the Citizens of the United States." Signed at the conclusion by President James Madison and countersigned by Secretary of State James Monroe. The crisp white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. In fine condition, with a tiny triangular hole to the left of the top vignette.

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