Lot #6
John Quincy Adams Document Signed as Secretary of State

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Estimate: $700+


Partly-printed DS as secretary of state, signed “J. Q. Adams,” one page, 8 x 10, September 3, 1824. Department of State document that reads: "I certify, that J. N. Moulder and Enoch Reynolds whose names are subscribed to the annexed Instrument of writing, are, and were at the time of the signing the same Justices of the Peace for Washington County in the District of Columbia, and that full faith is due to all their acts as such." Signed at the conclusion by John Quincy Adams. The lower left retains the original embossed seal. Mounted and framed to an overall size of 13.75 x 15.25. In very good to fine condition, with light creasing and minor edge chipping.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Art and Literature
  • Dates: #645 - Ended October 12, 2022

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