Mexican War | Appointments
PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS (CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA) - NAVAL APPOINTMENT SIGNED 01/08/1864 CO-SIGNED BY: JUDAH P. BENJAMIN - HFSID 285773As Confederate President and Secretary of War, both signed this printed document on vellum, commissioning privateers to wage war against the US on the high seas. This copy was signed but never used. Printed early in the war, it includes a handwritten correction of the location of the CSA capital, with Montgomery struck out and Richmond written in. read more...
Sale Price $8,000.00
PRESIDENT PORFIRIO DIAZ (MEXICO) - DIPLOMATIC APPOINTMENT SIGNED 04/08/1910 CO-SIGNED BY: FEDERICO GAMBOA - HFSID 157642In the final year of his rule, the Mexican dictator makes a consular appointment to Chile, also signed by novelist and academic Federico Gamboa, serving temporarily as Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs. (A 19x15½ document) read more...
Sale Price $880.00
MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN - CIVIL APPOINTMENT SIGNED 02/06/1879 CO-SIGNED BY: HENRY COOPER KELSEY - HFSID 283749GEORGE B. McCLELLAN As Governor of New Jersey (1879), he signs the appointment of a Fish Warden, also signed by longtime Secretary of State Henry C. Kelsey. Civil Appointment signed: "George McClellan" as Governor, 17x14 with red-pencil line corrections. Also signed "Henry C. read more...
Sale Price $960.00
GOVERNOR RICHARD J. OGLESBY He signed this document appointing the Coroner of Menard County, Illinois during his second year as Governor of Illinois in 1866. Civil Appointment Signed: "Richard J Oglesby" as Governor of Illinois and by the Illinois Secretary of State. read more...
Sale Price $357.00
PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE - DIPLOMATIC APPOINTMENT SIGNED 11/19/1856 CO-SIGNED BY: WILLIAM L. MARCY - HFSID 4943FRANKLIN PIERCE and WILLIAM L. MARCY The President and Secretary of State sign the appointment of a consul for the Cape Verde Islands. Diplomatic Appointment signed: "Franklin Pierce" as 14th U.S. President and "W.L. Marcy" as Secretary of State, 1p, 17¾x14. read more...
Sale Price $1,920.00