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    Thomas Jefferson Scalloped-Top Sea Passport Signed "Th: Jefferson" as president. One partially printed page, 10.5" x 15.25", [Washington], June 2, 1808, allowing "...the Ship Tiger of Philadelphia Samuel Clark Hopkins master or commander of the burthen of Two Hundred Seventy & 39/45ths tons or thereabouts mounted with no guns navigated with fifteen men To pass with her Company Passengers Goods and Merchandize without any hindrance, seizure or molestation..." Countersigned by James Madison as secretary of state. Maritime vignettes at the top of the document and a blind-embossed paper seal in the lower left corner. Jefferson's signature is faded slightly. Small hole near upper left corner. Minor soiling of edges, especially at the lower right corner. Scattered spots of light foxing.

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