Presidents JAMES MADISON JAMES MONROE Dual AUTOGRAPH Ship ' S Papers SIGNED 1812
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|President: James Madison||Signed by: James Monroe|
|Original/Reproduction: Original||Autograph Authentication: LION HEART AUTOGRAPHS|
TWO PRESIDENTS are brought together in this impressive, four-language ship's passport, printed in four-columns (English, French, Spanish and Dutch). President Madison and Secretary of State Monroe authorize Captain Isaac Jones of the schooner CANOWA, to pass from Philad...elphia to Lisbon, Portugal with a cargo of "Sundries", as war is looming with Great Britain. This 4 language ships pass was issued by the government to protect merchant ships on the open sea's and confirm citizenship of the ship as belonging to the United States. Siezure of merchant ship by the British led to the War of 1812 and President Madison declared war on Great Btitain later in the year of 1812 the same year this was issued and has very Historical significance. This is a museum piece.
1 page, large oblong folio (16¾ x 21½in), 2 paper seals along left and bottom margins, archivally matted and handsomely framed under 98% UV-blocking conservation grade glass. Dampstained and lightly soiled, as shown, partial fold tear archivally repaired on verso, otherwise very good. Signatures are bold and clear, as shown.
Sale includes accompanying original COA/LOA from the highly-respected LION HEART AUTOGRAPHS who have thoroughly examined the autograph. Includes additional supporting documentation from date of original purchase from Alexander Autographs.
GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest investment-quality, authentic dual-signed Presidential ship's papers currently available on the market! Rarely do you see two signed Founding Father's on one Document!
Own a remarkable, original piece of American history! A great Document for the Presidential collector, investor, autograph enthusiast, or History lover........... James Madison was the Father of the Constitution and 4th President, and navigated the country through the war of 1812 and is regarded as one of the top Founding Fathers, playing a key role in the development of the early republic. He was a Continental Congressman and Presidential Advisor to President Washington.......... James Monroe, another Founding Father was the 5th President and authored the Monroe Doctrine and oversaw the era of good feelings!.. Both were involved in completing the Louisiana Purchase for 3rd President Thomas Jefferson.
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