Lot 12: James Monroe and John Quincy Adams, Partly-printed vellum DS

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RR Auction

2016-09-30 10:12:26

Lot 12

Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “James Monroe” as president and “John Quincy Adams” as secretary of state, one page, 11 x 14.5, January 4, 1823. Scallop-topped ship’s pass issued to “the Ship Virginia of New York, Charles Reeve master or commander…navigated with Twelve men, To Pass with her Company, Passengers, Goods and Merchandize without any hinderance, seisure or molestation.” Signed at the conclusion by President Madison and countersigned by Secretary of State Adams. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. In very good to fine condition.

Estimate: $800-1200

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