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    John C. Calhoun Signed Document and Free Franked Envelope. Document 1-Signed: "J.C. Calhoun Secretary of War." One page, 8" x 10", War Department letterhead, [Washington], October 10, 1818. This document is a pension claim for a Revolutionary War soldier, Samuel Anderson, who was to receive eight dollars per month for his pension.

    The document is in very good condition; usual folds are present; the document is somewhat wrinkled near the fold lines; separation present on horizontal folds; docketing information present on verso.

    Free Franked Envelope 2-Signed: "J.C. Calhoun." Free franked envelope, 6" x 3", Ordinance [sic] Office- War Department [Washington D.C.], nd. Free franked envelope sent to a Lt. N. Baden who was on ordnance duty at the U.S. arsenal near Baltimore.

    The envelope is in very good condition; black scuff marks and soiling present on the obverse; wax seal still present; large tear on lower edge where seal was broken; edges slightly worn.

    This pair of signed items comes complete with an engraving of Calhoun; perfect for display! Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    February, 2006
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