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    Abraham Lincoln Naval Appointment Signed As President. One page, partially-printed, 14.83" x 17.13", Washington D.C., February 21, 1863. Lincoln's signature appears distinctly. Countersigned by Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, the document appoints Adolphus Dexter to Lieutenant of the Navy on the Active List. Embellished with maritime engraving and embossed with red naval seal in pristine condition. Mounted to board, slight matte burn and chipping. Single blue pencil mark in top corner.


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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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