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    Hamilton Fish Document Signed as Secretary of State Named after his father's friend, Alexander Hamilton, Fish ably served in a number of positions - Congressman, Senator, New York Governor and Secretary of State under Ulysses S. Grant. This large document, dated July 24, 1874, was signed as Secretary of State. It is a visa, granting Carson W. Adams safe passage. Adams is described (in part) as having a full forehead, grey eyes, ordinary nose and mouth and an oval face. Approximately 12" x 18" in size, this document has one of the most elaborate watermarks you'll ever see as well as the State Department embossed stamp. Folded, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
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