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Lot #233
Edwin M. Stanton

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Secretary of War under Lincoln. War-dated DS, one page, 8 x 10, October 16, 1863. Secretary Stanton informs Joseph H. Prime that “the President of the United States has appointed you First Lieutenant in the Seventh Regiment of Colored Troops in the service of the United States.” Boldly signed at the conclusion in black ink by Stanton. In very good condition, with light toning and soiling, scattered creases and wrinkles, and some small separations along folds. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #331 - Ended March 12, 2008