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    Grover Cleveland Document Signed as president and countersigned by "Daniel Lamont " as secretary of war. One vellum page partially printed, 16" x 19.5", Washington, D.C., May 9, 1894. This document appoints Frank West to the rank of "First Lieutenant. . . for gallant service in actions against Indians on the Washita River, Texas, September 9, 10 and 11, 1874" and is engraved with impressive martial vignettes and affixed with dark blue U. S. War Office seal. Docketed in top left corner with red ink; toned with folds; fine.

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    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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