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    Franklin Pierce Signed Pardon DS "Franklin Pierce", one page, 8" x 10.5", Washington, Nov. 16, 1855, authorizing the "Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to the pardon granted to Gustavus Heisler". Document is in very good condition with slight discoloration occurring at the folds. Accompanied by a cabinet card engraving of Pierce adorned with a gilt edge.

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    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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