Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 15.75 x 9.5, January 28, 1859. President James Buchanan appoints R. A. Fish as a "Second Lieutenant of the National Rifle of the Militia of the District of Columbia." Signed at the conclusion by Buchanan, and countersigned by Secretary of War Joseph Holt. Matted and framed with a portrait to an overall size of 26.75 x 13.25. In fine condition.
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