DescriptionAbsalom Madden West Autograph Document Signed. "A. M. West." One-half page, 8.5" x 10.25", n. p, July 3 [circa early 1860s], appointing J. K. Biekers a "Transportation Agent." It reads in part:
"By virtue of the power in me vested by a Supplemental act of the State Legislature...You are hereby appointed Transportation Agent, for the transportation of Army Stores, goods, or other services requiring travel abroad in connection with this Department in regard to the Mississippi troops..."
Moderate staining along the right half; ghosting for text of another document. There are some small holes along the pen strokes, but the text remains legible. Good.
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