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    Woodrow Wilson Appointment Signed. Oversized partly printed sheet, 17.5" x 13.5" (sight); City of Washington; undated, but likely circa 1914. The document appoints Charles S. Hamlin a member of the Federal Reserve Board. Countersigned by William Jennings Bryan as Secretary of State. Charles Sumner Hamlin served as the first Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1914 to 1916. A longtime associate of Wilson's, he had previously served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1913-1914), vice president of the Woodrow Wilson College Men's League and as president of the Woodrow Wilson League of Massachusetts' and published many pamphlets and articles on the subjects of finance and statistics. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.
    Condition: Matted and framed to an overall size of 24.5" x 20.5". Heavy dampstaining in both lower corners, light soiling throughout.


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