One page, a large oblong, 360 x 495mm. (14 1/8 x 19 7/16 in.), ON PARCHMENT, elaborately engraved by J.J. Le Veau after Lavelle with large vignettes surrounding the calligraphic text: an American eagle flanked by clouds at top, in the lower left section, an armed man holding an American flag and a flying eagle drive a frightened woman (Brittania) wearing a crown and a British lion into the sea, while the Union Jack lies trampled on the round; in the right foreground are a fleet of warships under full sail and an angel blowing a trumpet trailing a banner; two circular medallion devices bearing the Society's mottos are incorporated at left and right, accomplished in manuscript, the parchment with minor surface soiling, the handwritten portions and signatures faded (as usual) but legible." /> WASHINGTON, GEORGE, <I>President</I>. Engraved document signed ("G:Washington") as President, also signed by Henry Knox, Secretary of the Society of the Cincinnati, New York, 15 August 1790. <I>One page, a large oblong, 360 x 495mm. (14 1/8 x 19 7/16 in.),</I> ON PARCHMENT, elaborately engraved by J.J. Le Veau after Lavelle with large vignettes surrounding the calligraphic text: an American eagle flanked by clouds at top, in the lower left section, an armed man holding an American flag and a flying eagle drive a frightened woman (Brittania) wearing a crown and a British lion into the sea, while the Union Jack lies trampled on the round; in the right foreground are a fleet of warships under full sail and an angel blowing a trumpet trailing a banner; two circular medallion devices bearing the Society's mottos are incorporated at left and right, <I>accomplished in manuscript, the parchment with minor surface soiling, the handwritten portions and signatures faded (as usual) but legible.</I> | Christie's