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    John Adams Partial Document Signed as President. One page, approximately 8.25" x 6.5", cut from a four-language ship's paper, New York, May 23, 1797. This fragment of a much larger ship's paper was issued to Anthony Dunlevy, who came to America from northern Ireland around 1745. The ship was named Rebecca, after one of his daughters. The document features portions of text in English and Dutch and bears Adams' very large signature. It has also been signed by Timothy Pickering as secretary of state and Joshua Sands as collector for the city of New York. Minor toning. Two small areas of paper loss at folds. Docketed on verso.

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