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    Abraham Lincoln Naval Appointment Signed "Abraham Lincoln". One vellum page, 15.5" x 19.5", Washington, May 18, 1864, and countersigned by Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles. The document appoints Michael Bradley "an Assistant Surgeon in the Navy." Welles' signature has faded. Affixed with an orange U. S. Navy seal at lower margin, with handsome engraved maritime vignettes. Slight separation at two fold intersections. Several small holes at top of document around the engraved eagle. With folds; fine condition.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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