DescriptionAbraham Lincoln Signed Naval Appointment one page, partially printed, vellum, 15.5" x 19.25", countersigned by Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, Washington, D.C., February 19, 1862, appoints Philip S. Wales a Navy Surgeon, affixed with embossed Navy seal, embellished with maritime engravings. Folds as expected, two tiny blemishes in "A" of Lincoln's signature. Overall fine condition.
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