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    Andrew Johnson Appointment Signed, as president. One partially printed page, 20" x 14.75", Washington, D.C.; March 24, 1866. Johnson appoints Charles English of Georgetown "to be a Commissioner of Police for the District of Columbia, under the Act of August 6th 1861." Countersigned by James Harlan as Secretary of the Interior. The Washington Metropolitan Police Department had been established under the direction of Lincoln in 1861.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with light toning along edges and creases. Light, uneven foxing in places. Two small separations along central fold; does not affect Johnson's signature. Overall very fine.


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    April, 2018
    18th Wednesday
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