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    William Taft Marine Appointment Signed. One vellum page, 19.5" x 15.75", "City of Washington", February 23, 1912, appointing Henry S. Mathenson "Surgeon . . . Public Health and Marine Hospital Service of the United States." To the left of Taft's slightly faded signature, Treasury Secretary Franklin MacVeagh has countersigned the document.

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    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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