One page, large folio, ON FINE PARCHMENT, finely engraved italic text at top "By the President of the United States of America," beneath a very large (5 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.) engraved vignette of a light-house on a rocky inlet with two sailing ships (one flying a large American flag) and a distant harbor (New York?) in the background, scallop edge at top, with small legend "I S sculp.," at lower left, accomplished in manuscript, papered seal of the United States at lower left, the ink accomplishments faded but Washington and Pickering's signatures unfaded. " /> WASHINGTON, GEORGE, <I>President</I>. Engraved document signed ("Go: Washington") as President, countersigned by Timothy Pickering, Secretary of State and James Lamb, n.p. [New York], 2 March 1797. <I> One page, large folio,</I> ON FINE PARCHMENT, <I>finely engraved italic text at top "By the President of the United States of America," beneath a very large (5 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.) engraved vignette of a light-house on a rocky inlet with two sailing ships (one flying a large American flag) and a distant harbor (New York?) in the background, scallop edge at top, with small legend "I S sculp.," at lower left, accomplished in manuscript, papered seal of the United States at lower left, the ink accomplishments faded but Washington and Pickering's signatures unfaded.</I> | Christie's