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Thomas Jefferson ship's papers signed as President. Attractive vellum document shows naval vignettes intercut with a scalloped top edge, complete with red wax-based paper seal. Signed by the President, "Th. Jefferson" at bottom right, and also "James Madison" as Secretary of State. Document is dated 1 July 1805, reading in part, "…the Ship Hermoine of Biddeford [Maine], Solomon Hopkins -- master or commander, of the burthen of Two Hundred Twenty Five of 83/95 tons or thereabouts, mounted with no guns, navigated with Nine men to pass with her Company, Passengers, Goods and Merchandize, without any hindrance, seizure or molestation the said ship appearing by good testimony to belong to one or more of the Citizens of the United States…" Measures 10.375" x 14.875". Light discoloration and folds, one touching signatures, overall in very good plus condition.
Thomas Jefferson Ship's Papers Signed as President -- Countersigned by James Madison
Thomas Jefferson Ship's Papers Signed as President -- Countersigned by James Madison
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