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    Abraham Lincoln Signed Military Appointment. Single vellum sheet, 13.5" x 17". City of Washington; July 7, 1862. Document appoints William A. Marye to the rank of Second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Department. Marye stayed in the army after the War ended, retiring from service in 1902.

    Condition: Soiling throughout, affecting contrast of ink. Blue paper seal present, but faded in color and showing wear. Matted and framed to am overall size of 32" x 26".


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    October, 2016
    19th Wednesday
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