Lot 13: Partly-printed vellum DS as president, signed "J. Tyler," one page, 16.75 x 12.75, January 9, 1844. President Tyler appoints Bladen Forrest of Washington as "Consul of the United States for the Porte Chagres…and request The Government of the Republic of New Granada, Its Governors and Officers to permit the said Bladen Forrest fully and peaceably to enjoy and exercise the said office." Crisply signed at the conclusion by President Tyler and countersigned by Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains fully intact. In fine condition, with intersecting folds, toning and soiling to edges, and the text in the body light but legible.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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