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Six Framed Early Mostly U.S. Naval Documents, late 18th/19th century, a letter signed by Richard Dale, Philadelphia, February 2, 1799 regarding the costs and logistics of shipping, framed with an engraving of Dale; a printed prize-money certificate signed by Captain. John Barry, framed with an engraving of Barry; a letter signed by Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, June 11, 1803 regarding the issuance of sea letters, framed with an engraving of Gallatin; an autograph letter signed by Stephen Decatur, August 14, 1803 to Commodore John Rodgers regarding water rations, framed with an engraving of Decatur; a promissory note signed by Commander David Porter, Washington, March 28, 1820, framed with engraved portraits of Commodore Porter and Commodore Rodgers; and a frame with a Captain Alfred T. Mahan letter signed "A.T. Mahon" accepting a dinner invitation, and an autograph note signed "A.T. Mahon" note regarding Horatio Nelson dated New York, March 2, 1899, framed with an image of Mahon and engraving of Nelson, frame wd. to 22 1/4 in.
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