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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Ship's Passport, Signed, February 1805, Countersigned by James Madison (1751-1836).

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Ship's Passport, Signed, February 1805, Countersigned by James Madison (1751-1836). Single parchment leaf, engraved vignettes at the top, depicting a ship under sail and a lighthouse by E. Savage, the text engraved and fulfilled by hand, signed by Jefferson as President, sealed, some old folds, wavy cut top, matted and framed, 15 1/2 x 10 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,000


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Keywords

James Madison, Countersign, Randolph family of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson

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