1 page, large folio, PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, an elaborately engraved military commission, with American Eagle at top center, standing astride a harpoon, with the bold heading below: "Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America." A red paper seal at bottom, along with a large vignette of Poseidon and his sea-horse drawn carriage, and other naval imagery. Small legend at bottom: "American Bank Note Co., New York." A Navy Department docketing inscription appears in lower left corner. Matted and in a fine quality archival frame. " /> LINCOLN, Abraham. Engraved document boldly signed ("Abraham Lincoln") as President, countersigned by Secretary of Navy Gideon Welles, Washington, D.C., 12 March 1863. <I>1 page, large folio</I>, PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, an elaborately engraved military commission, with American Eagle at top center, standing astride a harpoon, with the bold heading below: "Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America." A red paper seal at bottom, along with a large vignette of Poseidon and his sea-horse drawn carriage, and other naval imagery. Small legend at bottom: "American Bank Note Co., New York." A Navy Department docketing inscription appears in lower left corner</I>. Matted and in a fine quality archival frame. | Christie's