Lot 69: Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 23 x 19, July 3, 1969. President Nixon appoints Daniel J. Boorstin, of Illinois, "a Member of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that Office according to law." Signed at the conclusion by Nixon and countersigned by Secretary of State William P. Rogers. Document is affixed to a same size mount. The white wafer seal remains crisp and intact. In fine condition. It was initially made up of certain designated Federal officials and seventeen members of the public appointed by the president. The Commission was terminated in December, 1973, when it was replaced by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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