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Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869)

Auction:
2218
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$147$125

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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869), Signed Document, as President, February 9th, 1854, one page, folio, on vellum, military commission for William S. Smith as Second Lieutenant in Artillery, countersigned by Jefferson Davis as Secretary of War, 16 by 13 in., (burn tears and losses, slightly affecting Pierce's signature, Davis' signature heavily damaged).
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Jefferson Davis, William S. Smith, President , Second Lieutenant , Secretary , Franklin, Commission, Countersign, Military, Pierce, United States