Sale 17BP01 | Lot 166

GRANT, ULYSSES S. Appointment signed

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 166
GRANT, ULYSSES S. Appointment signed
. Washington: 21 August 1865. Printed document accomplished in manuscript, signed by Grant as "Lieut. General Commanding Armies of the U. States" (this in manuscript, the words "General in Chief" struck through), the document appointing Adolph Wulff a hospital steward, countersigned by E.D. Townsend as Asst. Adjutant General. 9 1/2 x 15 inches (24.5 x 38 cm); framed with a portrait. Affixed with masking tape on verso to matting but not laid down, usual folds with very small punctures at fold points, such documents are rare; Together with a document signed by Grant as President. Washington: 12 March 1876. Document on vellum with engraved vignettes and wafer seal, the document appointing George R. Boush Naval Constructor. The signature somewhat faded, folds, not visibly laid down but not examined out of frame.


Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $593 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $593 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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