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DescriptionAbraham Lincoln Military Appointment Signed. One partially printed page of vellum, 15.75" x 19", City of Washington; April 6, 1864. An appointment naming Elliott Coues an Assistant Surgeon in the US Army. Signed, "Abraham Lincoln." Countersigned by Edwin Stanton as Secretary of War. With the blue seal of the War Office at the left and handsome engraved military and patriotic vignettes. Docketing at the top left. COA from Edward N. Bomsey Autographs is included with this lot.
Condition: One small area of paper loss located along center fold where paper has weakened. Smoothed folds with gentle age toning, especially along top margin. Verso is lightly foxed.
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