Lot 430: Manuscript DS, signed "Geo. Dewey, Captain, Commanding," one page, 7.75 x 12.5, September 20, 1886. Document issued from the USS Pensacola, flagship of the European Squadron, to a cadet, in part: "You will report without delay to Captain George Dewey for duty on board the U. S. S. Pensacola." Dewey certifies the document at the conclusion, indicating the cadet reported on September 30. Double-matted with a portrait of Dewey to an overall size of 20 x 17.5. In very good condition, with overall dampstaining and show-through from docketing to reverse.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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