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    James K. Polk: 1846 Appointment Document Signed. An attractive large 17" x 14" document, boldly signed, appointing one Peter Dixey as Collector of Customs for Marblehead, Massachusetts. Very clean display appearance, but brittle with age, and cleanly separating along a vertical center crease. Several other minor edge tears and partial separations detract minimally, with the only paper loss being a small chip missing on the top edge. Will show very nicely when securely framed under glass. Interestingly, this item comes with the original tin "mailing tube", with paper wrap addressed to Dixey at the comptroller's office in Marblehead.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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