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    James Monroe and John C. Calhoun Document Signed. One page, 15.5" x 10.5", Washington, D.C., April 17, 1821. Partially printed military commission naming John Culbertson " Captain in the Third Regiment of Infantry". Monroe's presidential signature is joined by that of John C. Calhoun in his capacity as Secretary of War. Calhoun, a fiery South Carolinian, was an early champion of States Rights and signs here, " J C Calhoun". Browning and folds as expected. Fine condition. Matted in gilt frame with a portrait of Monroe. 25.75 x 16.75 overall. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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