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    Woodrow Wilson Marine Corps Commission Signed as the twenty-eighth president and countersigned by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. One vellum page partially printed, 15.5" x 19.5", Washington, D.C., March 16, 1917. This document appoints Edwin N. McClellan as "Captain in the Marine Corps". Engraved with maritime and martial vignettes and affixed with a dark blue U.S. Navy seal. Fine.

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    Josephus Daniels, a newspaper publisher and politician from North Carolina, served as President Wilson's secretary of the navy from 1913 through 1921. Edwin N. McClellan, who served during World War I, later wrote United States Marine Corps in the First World War.



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