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    Woodrow Wilson Naval Appointment Signed As President. One page on vellum, 15" x 19", Washington, D.C.; September 13, 1917. Partially printed commission appointing Frank H. Schofield "Captain in the Navy from the 1st day of July 1917 in the service of the UNITED STATES ", affixed with Navy Department seal, embellished with engraved maritime vignettes. Signed "Woodrow Wilson". Document has been matted and framed to an overall size of 19.25" x 25.25". Schofield would go on to be promoted to admiral after his service in the First World War.

    Condition: Very light toning at edges, small amount of discoloration at lower center edge. Signature is faded to about 50%, otherwise fine.


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    April, 2018
    18th Wednesday
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