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    John Tyler and Daniel Webster Whaling Document Signed "John Tyler" as President and "Danl Webster" as Secretary of State, one page, 20.5" x 16.5", May 18, 1841. In this document, permission is granted to B. A. Hudson, master or commander of the ship John & Edward "lying at present in the port of New Bedford [Massachusetts] bound for Indian Ocean and laden with Provisions, Stores and utensils for a whaling voyage", to "depart and proceed". New Bedford was one of the most important American whaling ports at this time. The white paper and wax seal are intact at the left. Small amount of paper loss at the folds, but otherwise in fine condition.


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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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