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Uncommon 1834 naval appointment

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Uncommon 1834 naval appointment

Partly printed DS as president, one page on vellum, 14 x 16.5, March 21, 1834. An appointment for John Laighton as Navy Agent for the port of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Countersigned by Levi Woodbury as secretary of the navy. The embossed paper seal remains intact. Intersecting folds (vertical fold to last name) and a touch of mild scattered soiling and wrinkling, otherwise fine, bright condition. A seldom-seen format in the era of America’s scaled-back naval forces following the War of 1812! Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #332 - Ended April 16, 2008