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    Abraham Lincoln Naval Commission Document Signed. One page, 13" x 16", on vellum, partly printed, Washington, December 23, 1862. A commission for Samuel Whitehouse, a carpenter in the Navy. Whitehouse served on the U.S.S. Richmond on the Mississippi, and later on the sloop Canandaigua as part of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Signed by Lincoln as President at the conclusion, and countersigned by Gideon Welles as Secretary of the Navy. Fine condition; folds as usually found, seal present and intact. Service record of Whitehouse included. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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