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    Partially Printed Republic of Texas Document Signed, "H. J. Budington", one page, 7.5" x 9", New Orleans, Louisiana, July 17, 1843, affixed to partially printed official North Carolina Document Signed, "J.M Morehead" by the Governor, one page, 8" x 13", Raleigh, North Carolina, November 14, 1842. The primary certificate is imprinted for the Consulate of the Republic of Texas and carries the Lone Star device both as a vignette and as an embossed paper seal. The signatory, acting as the Republic's Vice-Consul, here attests that the attached North Carolina gubernatorial document is genuine. Governor Morehead's document from the previous year verifies that a certain John D. Hawkins of Franklin County, NC is a lawful magistrate. It bears a bold signature and a beautiful embossed paper state seal. Obviously, Hawkins landed in Texas and needed to support his claims of being an attorney. The Texas imprint remains crisp with only a small smoothed fold and a few minor stains; the North Carolina document, however, has marginal chipping and splits along its folds. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

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