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    Thomas Jefferson Scalloped-Top Ship's Passport Signed. "Th: Jefferson". One partly printed vellum page, 12" x 18", New Bedford, Massachusetts; November 10, 1802. The passport, No. 10, allows "the Ship Exchange of New Bedford, Timothy Wyer master or commander, of the burthen of two hundred & fifteen & 7/75 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 Secretary of State James Madison. With maritime vignettes and a blind-embossed seal in the lower left corner.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with light toning at the folds. Soiling and dampstaining throughout. Scuffing around the seal. Small holes at the folds due to wear.


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    April, 2020
    22nd Wednesday
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