Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15 x 19, October 27, 1881. President Arthur appoints Lyman W. V. Kennon as "Second Lieutenant in the Sixth Regiment of Infantry in the service of the United States." Boldly signed at the conclusion by President Arthur and countersigned by Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln. The dark blue seal affixed to the upper left remains intact. Framed and in fine condition, with trivial loss at fold intersections.
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