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    James K. Polk and James Buchanan Document Signed. One page, 8" x 10", Washington, September 18, 1845. Partly printed document stating " ...that the paper hereunto annexed, signed by Benjamin Fitzpatrick as Governor of the State of Alabama is under the Great Seal of the said State of Alabama..." Signed by Polk as President and Buchanan as Secretary of State, with blind embossed seal. The referenced document signed by Fitzpatrick is no longer present.

    The Polk and Buchanan signed document is affixed to a document signed by Edward Hall certifying its authenticity. One page, 7.5" x 9", New Orleans, October 15, 1845. Hall, acting as agent for the Republic of Texas, certifies "that James K Polk is now, and was in the eighteenth day of September last (1845) President of the Unites States of America that his signature to the annexed certificate is genuine and that as such all his official acts are entitled to full faith and confidence." With a blind embossed stamp for the Consulate of the Republic of Texas.

    Condition: Light toning and foxing, horizontal folds, creasing around embossed seal. Two documents are joined by means of an embossed seal. Small tears and holes, do not affect the text.




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