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    George Washington Military Appointment Document Signed One page, vellum, decoratively printed document, filled in by manuscript, signed by Washington as President and Henry Knox as Secretary of War. Dated March 19, 1793 at Philadelphia, in part: "That reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Patriotism, Valour, Fidelity and Abilities of Samuel Vance, I have nominated and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate do appoint him a Lieutenant..." The document has a beautiful appearance with an eagle at the top and a large military engraving at the bottom. Paper wafer seal intact, 15" x 19", lightly soiled, generally fine condition. Perfect for display in the finest of collections. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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