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    Rutherford B. Hayes Signed Presidential Military Appointment. "R.B. Hayes". One partially-printed vellum page, 15.75" x 19.5" docketed on the verso. Washington, D.C.; June 3, 1879, appointing Augustus H. Gilman to the "grade of Pay Director, relative to the rank of Captain" in the Navy. Countersigned by Richard Thompson as Secretary of the Navy. With nautical and military vignettes and a blue paper seal affixed at the bottom center.
    Condition: Smoothed folds, with handling wear and chipped edges.


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    April, 2016
    5th Tuesday
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