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    Thomas Jefferson Presidential Approval Signed "May 15, 1805/Approved/Th: Jefferson," one page, 8" x 5.5". The lower half of this sheet bears the words "President of the U. States" penned in an unknown hand. The page was folded in half vertically right after Jefferson signed it, so there is light offset to the right of Jefferson's signature. Fine presidential signature penned ten weeks after Jefferson was sworn in for his second term. Docketed in unknown hand on verso, "May 15, 1805/President U. States/44" with show-through behind Jefferson's "May 15." Chipped at blank lower left corner. Fine condition.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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