Lot #7
James Madison and James Monroe Document Signed

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Estimate: $1000+


Partly-printed DS, signed “James Madison" as president and "Jas. Monroe" as secretary of state, one page, 21.25 x 16.5, April 8, 1812. Four-language ship’s papers issued to William Ingraham, Jr., “master or commander of the Sloop called Laura…lying at present in the port of Middletown bound for Teneriffe and laden with Corn, Gin & Stores.” Boldly signed at center by President Madison and countersigned by Secretary of State Monroe. Two embossed paper seals remain intact to the lower left. Mounted and framed to an overall size of 27.25 x 22.75. In very good to fine condition, with light mottled toning, some creasing, and a small sliver of paper loss to the right edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021

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