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    Andrew Jackson Signed "Affix the Seal" Document. One partly printed page with blank integral, 8" x 9.75"' Washington; January 30, 1837. President Jackson authorizes that the "Secretary of State to affix the seal of the United States to the Proclamation of the later Treaty between the United States and the Prince of Morocco." This treaty, signed on September 16, renewed a 1786 Treaty of friendship between the two countries. By opening their ports to the United States in 1777, Morocco became the first country to formally recognize their status as an independent sovereignty.

    Condition: Stains and fading throughout, and affecting Jackson's signature. Minor separations at folds. Docketed on verso. An old dealer description is hinged at top; pencil notations at top right.


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    October, 2016
    19th Wednesday
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