Lot #11
James Madison Document Signed as President

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War-dated partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 14.75 x 9, July 30, 1812. President Madison grants Jesse Foster of Jefferson County, Ohio, a parcel of land "to be sold at Steubenville by the act of Congress, entitled 'An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States in the Territory north west of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river.'" Signed at the conclusion by James Madison and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Edward Tiffin. Lower left retains the original General Land Office seal. In very good to fine condition, with light toning, soiling, and multiple intersecting folds.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Presidents
  • Dates: #658 - Ended February 08, 2023

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