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    Thomas Jefferson Document Signed "Th. Jefferson" and countersigned by Secretary of State James Madison. One page, 11.5" x 14.5", January 27, 1808, "city of Washington". This partially printed document signed by the third president, "in consideration of military service performed by John Garret (a soldier for three years) to the United States", grants "Philip Gatch, assigned of the said John Garrett by his Attorney William Lytle . . . Twenty-three acres". In 1790, Congress passed an act that granted officers and soldiers land lying northwest of the Ohio River; it is from this act that Gatch, assignee of veteran Garret[t] is benefiting. Jefferson, president from 1801 through 1809, appointed Madison his secretary of state two months after his inauguration. Madison served in this capacity until he was sworn in as the fourth president in March 1809. With folds. The signatures of both Jefferson and Madison are faded, though entirely legible. Near fine in condition. Nicely framed and matted above two images of Jefferson and Madison to an overall size of 28.5" x 35".

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