1 page, an oblong (8¼ x 11 1/8 in.). A fine engraving by Henry Stone" at top, the sun's rays shine from clouds, across which is the bold legend "Office of the Colonization Society." The Society's circular emblem is engraved in a central oval at bottom center (a ship sailing towards Liberia, with Latin motto "Lex in Tenebris"--light amid darkness.). The emblem is flanked by sheaves of banana and palm leaves. Madison signs in ink at lower right." /> MADISON, James (1751-1836). Document signed ("James Madison"), as former President, an engraved CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY. Washington, D.C. [1833 or later]. <I>1 page, an oblong (8¼ x 11 1/8 in.).</I> A fine engraving by Henry Stone" at top, the sun's rays shine from clouds, across which is the bold legend "Office of the Colonization Society." The Society's circular emblem is engraved in a central oval at bottom center (a ship sailing towards Liberia, with Latin motto "Lex in Tenebris"--light amid darkness.). The emblem is flanked by sheaves of banana and palm leaves. Madison signs in ink at lower right.</I> | Christie's