Lot #8067
James Buchanan

Early U.S. passport signed by Buchanan as Secretary of State
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Estimate: $400+


Early U.S. passport signed by Buchanan as Secretary of State

Partly-printed DS, one page, 11 x 17, no date but circa 1846. Official passport issued to Mary Wiley, providing instructions to "permit safely and freely to pass, Miss Mary Wiley, a Citizen of the United States." Filled out along the left side with her physical description. Signed at the conclusion by James Buchanan as secretary of state. Reverse bears various international passport stamps and related notations. In very good to fine condition, with light creasing, a few small stains, and splits to the intersecting folds.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidents
  • Dates: #603 - Ended February 18, 2021

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