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    John Adams Appointment Signed "John Adams" as president. One vellum page, 14.5" x 12", Philadelphia, May 13, 1800, appointing "Israel and with the consent of the Senate...Purveyor of Public Supplies." With the embossed Seal of the United States at bottom left. Countersigned by Attorney General Charles Lee as Secretary of State. Charles Lee was the uncle of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Uneven light to moderate toning.

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    April, 2012
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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