Lot #21
Chester A. Arthur

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Estimate: $600+

Description

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.75 x 19.5, July 3, 1882. President Arthur appoints John D. Wilkins as a "Colonel of the Fifth Regiment of Infantry in the service of the United States." Signed at the conclusion by Arthur and countersigned by Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln. Dark blue War Office seal remains affixed to upper left portion. In very good to fine condition, with light staining along the right edge, two diagonal creases to the upper left, and some adhesion troubles to Arthur's large signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #568 - Ended October 10, 2019





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