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    Andrew Johnson As President Document Signed, one page, vellum, 15.75" x 19.5", Washington, D.C., April 21, 1865, countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. A partially printed military commission naming Albert H. Griffith a "Hospital Chaplain". Excellent condition. This document was signed a mere week after Abraham Lincoln's assassination and must be considered of Civil War vintage since two major Confederate armies were still in the field under arms when it was drawn up. Comes with period engraving of Andrew Johnson. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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