Lot #11
Franklin Pierce

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Estimate: $500+


Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 14.5 x 17.75, October 13, 1855. President Pierce appoints Leonard Paulding as a "Lieutenant in the Navy…in the service of the United States." Signed at the conclusion by President Pierce and countersigned by Secretary of the Navy James C. Dobbin. The orange Navy Department seal affixed at the bottom remains fully intact. In fine condition. Paulding died while in command of the USS Wateree in 1867.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021

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