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    James Buchanan Partial Document Signed "James Buchanan". One partially printed page, 8" x 6.5", no place; no date. The document reads, "Agreeably to the law for the distribution of the Acts of Congress, (Act, April 20, 1818, sec. 6) the number of copies of the Acts of the 2d Session of the 28th Congress, due to the State of Illinois is 280. These have been put up in packages, each containing 8 copies and deposited in the Post Office in this City to be forwarded to you. When received, you will please inform this Department thereof."

    Condition: Flattened fold with small separations and paper loss at the edges where weakness has occurred. Light edge toning. There is a tape strip on verso to support the separation, with two strips of archival tape at the top.


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    May, 2019
    14th Tuesday
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