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    SOUTH CAROLINA "SECESSION" MILITARY APPOINTMENT SIGNED BY GOV. F. W. PICKENS 1861 - Governor Francis W. Pickens - one page DS on blue paper, dated January 29th, 1861 with beautiful state seal of South Carolina at head. Commission for John C. Clover as a "2nd Lieutenant of the St. Paul's Home Guard, a cavalry company of St. Paul's Parish." Boldly signed, F. W. Pickens" Governor, and "Isaac H. Means" Secretary of State. On verso is lt. Glover's signature at bottom. A very rare piece of South Carolina history dated just one month after the state seceded from the Union, which initiated the Civil war. 14" x 8.50".


    Condition: Fine, some small tears in folds


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    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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