DescriptionFranklin D. Roosevelt: State Department Appointment Document Signed as President.
-April 3, 1940. Washington D.C. One page. 23" x 19", with original transmittal tube.
-One very slight tear to the seal, else very fine.
A fine appointment document naming Hugh Gladney Grant of Alabama as "Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary" to Thailand. Boldly signed by President Roosevelt and by the Secretary of State, Cordell Hull. Affixed with a large paper seal of the United States. Grant entered the foreign service as United States Minister to Albania, 1935-1939, and served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States to Thailand, 1940. In August 1941, Grant resigned as United States Minister to Thailand, then facing occupation by Japanese armed forces.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Rolled Material (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track recordView More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)