o:Washington") as President, COUNTERSIGNED BY SECRETARY OF STATE THOMAS JEFFERSON, by William Lindsay, Collector of the Port of Norfolk, and John Murson, Notary; issued in Norfolk, Virginia, 13 June 1794. 1 page, folio (16 x 12¾ in.), large paper seal of the United States (slightly damaged) on recto and small paper seal on verso, notary's attestation on verso, light browning, minor wear to edges, some splitting at folds, two repairs on verso, typical slit cancellation crossing but not seriously affecting both signatures. THREE-LANGUAGE SHIP'S PAPERS for the vessel Mary, commanded by James Buchanan, sailing from Norfolk to France "laden with Flour." The document, with text in French, English and Dutch, attempted to insure safe passage for American ships by declaring "that no subjects of the present belligerent powers have any part or portion therein, directly nor indirectly, so may God Almighty help him..." " /> WASHINGTON, George. Partly printed document signed ("G<V>o:Washington") as President, COUNTERSIGNED BY SECRETARY OF STATE THOMAS JEFFERSON, by William Lindsay, Collector of the Port of Norfolk, and John Murson, Notary; issued in Norfolk, Virginia, 13 June 1794. <I>1 page, folio (16 x 12¾ in.), large paper seal of the United States (slightly damaged) on recto and small paper seal on verso, notary's attestation on verso, light browning, minor wear to edges, some splitting at folds, two repairs on verso, typical slit cancellation crossing but not seriously affecting both signatures</I>. THREE-LANGUAGE SHIP'S PAPERS for the vessel <I>Mary</I>, commanded by James Buchanan, sailing from Norfolk to France "laden with Flour." The document, with text in French, English and Dutch, attempted to insure safe passage for American ships by declaring "that no subjects of the present belligerent powers have any part or portion therein, directly nor indirectly, so may God Almighty help him..." | Christie's