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Lot #12
James Buchanan

As Secretary of State

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As Secretary of State

Partly printed DS, signed “James Buchanan” as Secretary of State, one page, 7.75 x 9.75, Department of State letterhead, May 13, 1846. In part: “I certify, that the papers hereunto attached are true copies of letters recorded in the domestic letter-books of this Department under the dates which they bear respectively….” The embossed paper seal remains intact at lower left. Document tipped to larger sheet at left edge, faint show-through from mounting traces at corners of reverse, and a touch of mild soiling and handling wear, otherwise fine condition. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #328 - Ended December 12, 2007