Lot 10: Chester A Arthur Presidential Appointment signed

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:00

Lot 10: Author: Arthur, Chester A.; Title: Document Signed, appointing Allen W. Thompson as Postmaster of Ukiah, California; Place Published: Washington, D.C.; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: February 10, 1885; Description: Printed appointment, completed by hand. 34x42 cm (13½x16½") visible. Matted and framed, overall 45.5x53 cm (18x21").President Arthur appoints Allen W. Thompson to the office of Postmaster at Ukiah, Mendocino County, California. Boldly signed by Arthur at the lower right, countersigned by Frank Hatton, Postmaster General. Gilt seal and ribbon at left. Original mailing envelope included Condition: A bit browned, creased, not examined out of frame, near fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $500-800
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