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    Abraham Lincoln Signed Naval Appointment one page, partially printed, vellum, 15.5" x 19.25", Washington, D.C., February 19, 1862. Lincoln's signature has been darkened, thus significantly decreasing the value. Countersigned by Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, the document appoints Philip S. Wales a Navy Surgeon. With embossed Navy seal and embellished with maritime engravings. Folds as expected.


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    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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