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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Auction:
2571B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2571B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, one page, July 1st, 1825, on vellum, a ship's passport issued to the Brig Volant, Ephraim Finney, master or commander, countersigned by Henry Clay as Secretary of State, seal intact, accomplished, 15 x 11 3/4 in., (edges toned and with scattered brown spotting, extensively docketed on reverse).
Estimate $700-1,000

Keywords

Ephraim Finney, Henry Clay, commander, Secretary of State, Book design, Calligraphy, Countersign, Hides, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Passport, Quincy, Seal, United States ambassadors to the United Kingdom

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