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Lot #5
James Madison

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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 10 x 15, April 6, 1811. Scallop-topped ship’s pass issued for the "Schooner Augusta of New York, Gurdon Kimball, master or commander…mounted with no guns, navigated with Seven men, To Pass with her Company, Passengers, Goods and Merchandize without any hinderance, seizure or molestation, the said Schooner appearing by good testimony to belong to one or more of the Citizens of the United States." Signed at the conclusion by President Madison, and countersigned by Secretary of State Robert Smith. White paper seal remains affixed to lower left corner. Matted and framed to an overall size of 16 x 21.25. In very good to fine condition, with overall wrinkling, and all of the handwriting, including Madison's signature, light but legible.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #565 - Ended September 12, 2019

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