Lot #8140
Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge
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Estimate: $500+

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Description

Calvin Coolidge

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 16 x 19.75, March 2, 1929. President Coolidge appoints Charles P. Summerall as "General, while holding office as Chief of Staff of the Army, in the service of the United States." Signed at the conclusion by President Coolidge and countersigned by Secretary of War Dwight F. Davies. The blue War Office seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. In fine condition, with the signature quite light, but fully legible. An accomplished career Army officer, Summerall commanded the 1st Infantry Division in World War I, was Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1926 to 1930, and was president of The Citadel from 1931 to 1953.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidents
  • Dates: February 11 - February 18





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