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    William McKinley Military Appointment Signed as the twenty-fifth president and countersigned by Secretary of War Russell A. Alger. One vellum page, 14.5" x 20.5", July 11, 1898, "City of Washington". This document appoints Elias Chandler "Captain of Infantry". Engraved with patriotic and martial vignettes and affixed with a blue U.S. War Office seal. Chandler (1856-1909), who had commanded the First Arkansas Regiment during the Spanish-American War, retired from the military a major in 1906. Toned without folds; near very fine.

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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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