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    Thomas Jefferson Autograph Document Signed "Th: Jefferson" as Secretary of State, one page, 7.5" x 3". No place, no date. In full, "Department of State to wit. I certify that the above service was performed at my request according to the directions of the law, and that Col. Pickering is authorized to receive the money agreed for." Signed at left "Witness/Chas Burnall." Removed from a larger document but complete in itself. Col. Timothy Pickering was Postmaster General (1791-1795), Secretary of War (1795), and Secretary of State (1795-1800). Jefferson served as Secretary of State (1789-1793), Vice President (1797-1801) and President (1801-1809). Expert strengthening, on verso, of vertical fold at left passing through Burnall's signature. Browned at right edge, blank lower left corner missing, chipped at other corners. Fine condition.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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