Lot 23: James K. Polk Signed Appointment



2020-01-17 10:55:16

Lot 23

A boldly signed partially-printed document on beautiful white vellum signed by Polk as president, a military appointment dated September 11, 1847 appointing John A. Whitall, Captain, and also signed by W. L. Marcy, Secretary of War, framed with portrait engraving of Polk and a U. S. Mint Peace Medal, document measures: 17-1/4 x 14-3/4 in. ; frame measures: 26-3/4 x 32-3/8 in.

Estimate: $1200-$1500

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