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Lot #75
James Monroe and John Quincy Adams

Two presidents sign together

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Two presidents sign together

Partly printed DS as president, signed “James Monroe,” one page on vellum, 10 x 14.5, February 26, 1818. A scalloped-top ship's papers for the brig Louisa Cecile of New York, issued to master or commander John Sheas. Countersigned by John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State. The embossed paper seal remains intact at lower left. In good to very good condition, with intersecting folds (vertical fold to “m” of first name), scattered soiling, and slightly irregular adhesion to Adams’s signature. Monroe’s signature is otherwise dark and clear. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #332 - Ended April 16, 2008