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    John Tyler Military Appointment Signed. One partially-printed vellum page, 14.5" x 17.25", Washington, February 17, 1845, appointing "William K. Van Bokkelen . . . Brevet Second Lieutenant of Infantry in the service of the United States." With handsome engraved military and patriotic vignettes. Countersigned by William Wilkins as secretary of war. William Van Bokkelen graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1843. He later served in the Mexican War and the Seminole War in Florida. He died in 1907.

    Condition: Folds. Horizontal fold is toned and there are scattered spots of light foxing.

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