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    1791 Thomas Jefferson Broadside Signed as Secretary of State. One page, 8.25" x 13", np, 1791. A 1791 broadside signed in print by Washington as president and Adams as vice president, and actually signed by Jefferson as secretary of state. It publishes an Act of Congress authorizing that one David Cook and one Thomas Campbell receive government pensions because wounds they suffered during the Revolutionary War render them unfit for labor to earn their livelihood. A fine Jefferson display piece. Fine condition; usual folds present; light toning near the corners and borders; minor edge wear.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
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