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    Abraham Lincoln Document Signed, together with Andrew Johnson Document Signed (Stamped). (1) "Abraham Lincoln" signature on one vellum page, 17.5" x 13.75", March 7, 1865, "City of Washington". This partly printed document appoints Horace J. Gambrill "Third Lieutenant in the Revenue Service of the United States". Countersigned by Secretary of the Treasury George Harrington. William P. Fessenden resigned as Lincoln's secretary of the treasury four days before this document was signed. Later on March 9, Lincoln appointed Hugh McCulloch as secretary of the treasury. In the meantime, George Harrington served for six days as ad interim secretary, adding "ad int." to his signature. "Abraham Lincoln" is printed in large letters at the top of the document above the patriotic vignette. Lincoln's signature is clear. Toned with flattened folds; near fine.

    (2) The "Andrew Johnson" signature of the seventeenth president was accomplished by a steel stamp as usual for this period; with countersignature by Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch. One vellum page, 15.75" x 13.75", June 4, 1866, "City of Washington". This partly printed document appoints Horace L. Gambrill "Second Lieutenant in the Revenue Service of the United States". "Andrew Johnson" is printed in large letters at the top above the patriotic vignette. With folds and some light paper discoloration; near fine.


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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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