Lot 5013: Manuscript DS as president, signed "Andrew Jackson" as president and "M. Van Buren" as secretary of state, one page, 10.25 x 17.25, March 27, 1829. In pursuance to the recently passed "An Act concerning the government and discipline of the Penitentiary in the District of Columbia," President Jackson appoints "Henry Ashton, Thomas Carbery and William Oneal of the City of Washington, Thomson F. Mason of Alexandria and James Dunlop of George Town…Inspectors of the Penitentiary in the District of Columbia." Signed at the conclusion by Jackson and Van Buren. The white paper seal remains affixed to the lower left. Framed and in fine condition.
Ex. Sotheby's Parke-Bernet; sale 3266, lot 202.
RR Auction's Presidential Collection of Everett Fisher Auction 472
Thursday, 17th March 2016
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