Lot 19: Partly-printed vellum DS as president, signed "M. Van Buren," one page, 14 x 17, February 20, 1838. President Van Buren appoints Francis H. Gregory as "a Captain in the Navy." Signed at the conclusion by Van Buren and countersigned by Secretary of the Navy Mahlon Dickerson. The crisp white seal affixed at the bottom remains fully intact. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, moderate scattered staining, and first letter of the signature a shade light. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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