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Presidential oath of office signed and handwritten by Sarah T. Hughes, who administered the oath of office to Lyndon B. Johnson aboard Air Force One after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. At that time Hughes was a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and is the only woman in history to have sworn in a U.S. President. Signed ''Sarah T. Hughes'' at conclusion, she handwrites, ''I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. So help me God. / This is the oath that I gave to Vice president Johnson when he became president of the United States. / Sarah T. Hughes''. Sheet of lined yellow paper measures 8.5'' x 10.75''. Near fine condition.
Sarah T. Hughes Signed Handwritten Oath of Office -- Hughes Famously Administered the Presidential Oath of Office to Lyndon B. Johnson Aboard Air Force One After JFK's AssassinationSarah T. Hughes Signed Handwritten Oath of Office -- Hughes Famously Administered the Presidential Oath of Office to Lyndon B. Johnson Aboard Air Force One After JFK's Assassination
Sarah T. Hughes Signed Handwritten Oath of Office -- Hughes Famously Administered the Presidential Oath of Office to Lyndon B. Johnson Aboard Air Force One After JFK's Assassination
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