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    Franklin Pierce Military Appointment Signed "Franklin Pierce". One partially printed vellum page, 13.25" x 17.25", Washington D. C.; February 9, 1854. The document appoints "William Hays...Captain in the Second Regiment of Artillery in the service of the United States." Countersigned by Jefferson Davis as Secretary of War, with handsome engraved military and patriotic vignettes at the top and bottom margins. Paper seal remains intact at the upper left, along with docketing at the top left corner.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with light foxing throughout. Creasing to the edges of the paper seal. Bold signature by Pierce.

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