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    Rutherford B. Hayes Appointment Signed "RB Hayes" as Governor of Ohio. One page, 14" x 18", Columbus, Ohio; March 16, 1867. An Ohio commission appointing "James W. Thorpe...to the office of Justice of the Peace, for the Township of Wilson in the County of Clinton...for the term of three years from the date hereof." The document boasts a fancy engraving of the Ohio Seal flanked by a farmer, a mechanic, flags and martial arms. With docketing on verso. Signed by Hayes during his first term as Governor of Ohio.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with a few separations due to wear. Light mat burn at the margins. Print ghosting from being folded. With heavier areas of toning on verso.


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    May, 2019
    14th Tuesday
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