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    William Howard Taft Document Signed, "Wm H Taft", one page, partially printed, vellum, 15.5" x 19.5", Washington, D.C., April 13, 1911. George Beaman is named a Rear Admiral on the Retired List. Appropriate eagle, patriotic and maritime vignettes with a blue seal affixed. Very fine condition. This U.S. Navy commission was a formality since it merely acknowledges Beaman's position already held for a dozen years. George Beaman was a Civil War veteran and carer officer. His last active posting was as Paymaster for the Boston Navy Yard.

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    April, 2007
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