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    William McKinley Signed Naval Commission, one page, partially printed, on vellum, 15.5" x 19.5", Washington, D.C., April 13, 1899, also signed by John D. Long, Secretary of the Navy. This appointment names George H. Beaman a "Pay Director" and carries the usual patriotic and maritime vignettes. Uneven edges, probably as made. A few light stains, else fine condition. This was the last active duty posting for Beaman, who had joined the Navy during the Civil War.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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