Lot #9
Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren Document Signed as President and Secretary of State

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Estimate: $1000+


Partly-printed vellum DS, signed "Andrew Jackson" as president and "M. Van Buren" as secretary of state, one page, 11.25 x 14.5, February 27, 1830. A patent issued to Philip Benedict, who "hath alleged that he has invented a new and useful improvement in the stove to be heated with stone coal." Signed at the conclusion by President Jackson, Secretary of State Van Buren, and Attorney General John M. Berrien. The original beige ribbon and white seal remain affixed to the lower left. Mounted, matted, and framed with two engravings bearing facsimile signatures to an overall size of 34 x 23.5. In fine condition, with the two signatures a couple of shades light, and the handwritten text of the document quite light but legible.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021

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