1 page, oblong folio (9½ x 14 3/8 in.), PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, paper seal at lower left corner, slight remnants of mounting on verso. TWO PRESIDENTIAL SIGNATURES on this commission appointing Jacob B. Varnum captain in the Fortieth Regiment of Infantry. ALSO WITH: [FILLMORE, Millard]. Engraved document signed, with secretarial signature, signed by Fillmore's son, Millard Powers Fillmore, on his father's behalf, Washington, D. C., 1 April 1852. 1 page, oblong folio. A land grant awarded to Jacob V. Varnum for his service in the War of 1812. Together 2 items. (2) | Christie's" /> MADISON, James (1751-1836), <I>President</I>. Engraved document signed ("James Madison"), as President, COUNTERSIGNED BY JAMES MONROE AS SECRETARY OF WAR ("Jas Monroe"), Washington, D. C., 1 February 1815. <I>1 page, oblong folio (9½ x 14 3/8 in.)</I>, PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, <I>paper seal at lower left corner, slight remnants of mounting on verso</I>. TWO PRESIDENTIAL SIGNATURES on this commission appointing Jacob B. Varnum captain in the Fortieth Regiment of Infantry. ALSO WITH: [FILLMORE, Millard]. Engraved document signed, with secretarial signature, signed by Fillmore's son, Millard Powers Fillmore, on his father's behalf, Washington, D. C., 1 April 1852. <I>1 page, oblong folio</I>. A land grant awarded to Jacob V. Varnum for his service in the War of 1812. <I>Together 2 items</I>. (2) | Christie's
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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    MADISON, James (1751-1836), President. Engraved document signed ("James Madison"), as President, COUNTERSIGNED BY JAMES MONROE AS SECRETARY OF WAR ("Jas Monroe"), Washington, D. C., 1 February 1815. 1 page, oblong folio (9½ x 14 3/8 in.), PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, paper seal at lower left corner, slight remnants of mounting on verso. TWO PRESIDENTIAL SIGNATURES on this commission appointing Jacob B. Varnum captain in the Fortieth Regiment of Infantry. ALSO WITH: [FILLMORE, Millard]. Engraved document signed, with secretarial signature, signed by Fillmore's son, Millard Powers Fillmore, on his father's behalf, Washington, D. C., 1 April 1852. 1 page, oblong folio. A land grant awarded to Jacob V. Varnum for his service in the War of 1812. Together 2 items. (2)

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    MADISON, James (1751-1836), President. Engraved document signed ("James Madison"), as President, COUNTERSIGNED BY JAMES MONROE AS SECRETARY OF WAR ("Jas Monroe"), Washington, D. C., 1 February 1815. 1 page, oblong folio (9½ x 14 3/8 in.), PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, paper seal at lower left corner, slight remnants of mounting on verso. TWO PRESIDENTIAL SIGNATURES on this commission appointing Jacob B. Varnum captain in the Fortieth Regiment of Infantry. ALSO WITH: [FILLMORE, Millard]. Engraved document signed, with secretarial signature, signed by Fillmore's son, Millard Powers Fillmore, on his father's behalf, Washington, D. C., 1 April 1852. 1 page, oblong folio. A land grant awarded to Jacob V. Varnum for his service in the War of 1812. Together 2 items. (2)


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