Lot 75: Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 21 x 16, July 18, 1898. President McKinley appoints Benjamin Alvord "Chief Ordnance Officer of Volunteers with the rank of Major in the service of the United States." Signed at the conclusion by McKinley and countersigned by Secretary of War Russel Alger. In fine condition, with some light feathering to McKinley's signature. The blue seal is crisp and intact. Rolled.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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