Lot #8105
Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland
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Estimate: $500+


Grover Cleveland

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.5 x 19.5, February 4, 1886. President Cleveland appoints John Barrette as "Second Lieutenant in the Third Regiment of Artillery in the service of the United States." Neatly signed at the conclusion by President Cleveland and countersigned by Secretary of War William C. Endicott. The blue War Office seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. In very good to fine condition, with somewhat irregular toning. Barrette would rise to Chief of Coast Artillery during World War I; today, Fort Barrette in Oahu is named in his honor.

Auction Info

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

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