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    Abraham Lincoln Officer Commission Document Signed in full. This is as nice a document and signature as you're likely to find! One page, 16" x 19.5", Washington, April 7, 1863. An appointment of Pinkney Lugenbeel as "...Major in the Nineteenth Regiment of Infantry..." effective December 31, 1862. Lincoln's signature is dark, bold, and 3.75" long. It is countersigned by Edwin M. Stanton as Secretary of War and by Edward Townsend as Asst. Adjutant General in the docketing information in the upper left on the front. Very fine condition with expected folds, large pink seal present and intact. A most excellent display piece! From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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