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    George Dewey Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8" x 10", February 8, 1908, Washington, D. C., on Office of the Admiral of the Navy stationary. Dewey agrees to attend the May 1908 arrival of the fleet in San Francisco Bay. Slight water damage to the left side and evidence of mounting on the verso, else near fine.

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    George Dewey was best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. He was also the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.



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