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May 18, 2016 12:00 PM - May 26, 2016 03:00 PMCalender
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Adams, John (1735-1826) Four Language Ship's Passport, Signed, 12 January 1799, as President.

$4,613$3,750
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Adams, John (1735-1826) Four Language Ship's Passport, Signed, 12 January 1799, as President. Double folio laid sheet, printed in four columns, each in a different language: French, Spanish, English, and Dutch, signed in the center by Adams, countersigned by Timothy Pickering (1745-1829) as Secretary of State. Issued to the brig Rambler, of Beverly, John Moulton master, to convey fish, sugar, cocoa, coffee, and oil. Old folds, toning, mounted, with separations along folds with some loss, framed, 17 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

Timothy Pickering