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Document signed as President.
Washington: 1 February 1806. Engraved document on vellum with two large engraved vignettes and a scalloped upper edge, accomplished in manuscript and signed "Th: Jefferson" in ink, countersigned by James Madison as Secretary of State, with wafer seal at lower left (possibly renewed). 13 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches (34 x 24.5 cm); nicely framed. An attractive example, with some possible restorations to folds.
A dark example of Jefferson's signature on a ship's passport for the Brig Harlequin of New York.

C Property of a Palm Beach Collector

Sold for $5,000
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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