Lot 17: Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 20.25 x 16.25, May 26, 1835. Four-language ship's paper issued to "John Tucker master or commander of the Ship called Richmond…lying at present in the port of New Bedford bound for Pacific Ocean and laden with Provisions, Stores, and Utensils for a whaling voyage." Signed in the center by President Jackson and countersigned by Secretary of State John Forsyth. The white paper seals affixed to the left side remain intact. Removably encapsulated in a Mylar sleeve. Restored to very good condition, with repaired separations to intersecting folds (including a horizontal separation affecting the top of the signature), scattered foxing, and dampstaining to edges. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
Write a response...