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    James Madison and James Monroe Four Language Ship's Papers Signed. One partially-printed page, 21" x 16.5" (sight), February 15, 1812. Printed in French, Spanish, English, and Dutch, this passport authorizes passage of "Silas Tobey master or commander of the Brig called Prince Eugene of the burthen 146 39/95 tons or thereabouts . . . laden with Flour & Corn." Countersigned by James Monroe as secretary of state. Matted and framed to an overall size of 28" x 23.5".

    Condition: Separation with some minor paper loss along the folds, not affecting the text. Scattered foxing. Ghosting at the right edge from two seals. A dark spot near the lower edge is likely from ink. Scattered spots of foxing and light staining near the right edge.


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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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