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    Washington National Monument Society Membership Certificate. One partially printed page, 8.75" x 6.25" (sight), printed by E. Weber & Company, Baltimore and issued by the Washington National Monument Society. Acknowledging the contribution of $1 by "Gideon Chadwell...in aid of the erection of the Washington National Monument". The document bears the printed signatures of Zachary Taylor, Elisha Whittlesey (General Agent), and George Watterston (Secretary). The left side shows a vignette of the monument complete with the "Pantheon" at the base (which was never built). The right side shows the monument very similar to the final design--with no Pantheon. Two other engravings appear at the top and the bottom of the document. The certificate is matted and framed along with an image of Washington and his generals to the overall size of 15.5" x 20".

    Condition: Light spots of foxing, with minor dampstaining at upper right corner.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    25th Thursday
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