Lot #8106
Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland
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Estimate: $500+

Description

Grover Cleveland

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.75 x 19.5, August 31, 1893. President Cleveland appoints Harry C. Egbert as "Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry in the service of the United States." Signed at the conclusion by President Cleveland, and countersigned by Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont. The blue War Office seal remains affixed to lower left. In fine condition. Egbert served as a captain in the Civil War and then became a colonel of the 22nd infantry in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. He attained the rank of brigadier general and, directed to the Philippines, was killed on March 26, 1899.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidents
  • Dates: #603 - Ended February 18, 2021





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