T SMITH"), Washington, D. C., 4 May 1805. 2 pages, folio (15¾ x 12 3/8in.), accomplished in manuscript, ON PARCHMENT, large paper seal at lower left, with green ribbon and green ribbon stitched into left margin (parts of the ribbon coming away). Attractively engraved, headed "The United States of America, to all to whom these Letters Patent Shall Come." Slight discoloration at corners. With accompanying one-page description of the invention." /> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Partly printed document signed ("Th: Jefferson"), as President, COUNTER-SIGNED BY SECRETARY OF STATE JAMES MADISON ("JAMES MADISON"), AND BY NAVY SECRETARY, ROBERT SMITH ("R<SUP>T</SUP> SMITH"), Washington, D. C., 4 May 1805. <I>2 pages, folio (15¾ x 12 3/8in.), accomplished in manuscript</I>, ON PARCHMENT, large paper seal at lower left, with green ribbon and green ribbon stitched into left margin (parts of the ribbon coming away). Attractively engraved, headed "The United States of America, to all to whom these Letters Patent Shall Come." Slight discoloration at corners. With accompanying one-page description of the invention. | Christie's