Lot #6
James Madison Document Signed as President

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Estimate: $600+


Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 10.25 x 15, October 12, 1811. Scalloped-top ship's pass issued to the "Ship George Watson, John Russell master or commander…to pass with her Company, Passengers, Goods and Merchandize without any hinderance seizure or molestation." Signed at the conclusion by President Madison and countersigned by Secretary of State Robert Smith. Corner-mounted, matted, and framed with a portrait and plaque to an overall size of 28.5 x 25.75. In very good to fine condition, with all of the handwriting on the document, including Madison's signature, light but legible.

Auction Info

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

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