Lot #4
James Madison

Scarce unissued ship's pass signed by President Madison
This lot has closed

Estimate: $600+

Description

Scarce unissued ship's pass signed by President Madison

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 10.5 x 10, no date [1809-1817]. A rare unissued ship's pass, left blank and signed in advance by James Madison. A secretarial hand has added immediately below: "The office of [Secretary of State] vacant at the signing of the president." Lower left retains the original white paper seal. In fine condition. These documents were often left blank and signed in advance before being sent out to American ports, where they were filled out as needed.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021





This item is Pre-Certified by PSA DNA Precertified Letter
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $150.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.