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    James Monroe and John Quincy Adams Scalloped-Top Ship's Passport Signed. One partially printed page of vellum, 10.5" x 14.25" (sight), New Bedford, Massachusetts; August 15, 1818. The passport, No. 120., allows "the Brig Elizabeth of New Bedford, George Higsey master or commander, of the burthen of eighty three & 22/95 tons or thereabouts mounted with no guns navigated with Six men to pass with her Company, Passengers, Goods, and Merchandize without any hinderance, seizure or molestation." Countersigned by John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State. With maritime vignettes and a blind-embossed seal in the lower left corner. Matted, framed and double-glazed to an overall size of 18.25" x 22.75". Not examined outside of the frame.

    Condition: Uneven edges. Toned and rubbed with some offsetting.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    19th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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