1 page, 2o, accomplished in manuscript, PRINTED ON VELLUM, elaborately engraved, bold heading at top "The President of the United States of America," beneath with an American Eagle and the "E Pluribus Unum" motto amidst billowing clouds, a large vignette of crossed flags and military paraphernalia at the bottom, a blue seal (chipped, torn, creased) at upper left. The President and Secretary of War appoint William B. Homer a Second Lieutenant. " /> GRANT, Ulysses S., <I>President</I>. Engraved DS ("U.S. Grant") countersigned by Secretary of War William W. Belknap, Washington, D.C. 10 January 1871. <I>1 page, 2<V>o, accomplished in manuscript</I>, PRINTED ON VELLUM, elaborately engraved, bold heading at top "The President of the United States of America," beneath with an American Eagle and the "E Pluribus Unum" motto amidst billowing clouds, a large vignette of crossed flags and military paraphernalia at the bottom, a blue seal (chipped, torn, creased) at upper left. The President and Secretary of War appoint William B. Homer a Second Lieutenant. | Christie's