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Auction Description for Swann:
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1st June 10am - 4pm. 3rd - 5th June 10am - 6pm.

(370 Lots)

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

370 lots

June 6, 1996

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Description: [ Autographs ] Adams, John. Partly-printed Document Signed as President, ship's papers languages for the schooner Industry sailing from Boston to Rotterdam with a cargo of coffee, logwood, and sugar. Countersigned by Timothy Pickering as Secretary of State. Paper Presidential Seal; smaller seal at lower center torn out. Large oblong folio, 17 x 21 inches; worn, folds, with minor holes at folds. Washington, 29 March 1798

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Description: [ Autographs ] Adams, John. Partly-printed Document Signed as President, ship's papers in 4 languages for the schooner Industry sailing from Boston to St. Sebastian with a cargo of fish and sugar. Countersigned by Timothy Pickering as Secretary of State. Paper Presidential Seal; smaller seal at lower center torn out. Large oblong folio, 17x 21 inches; folds and wear with marginal tears and holes at folds; signatures clear. Washington, 29 October 1799

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Description: [ Autographs ] Adams, John. Group of three partly-printed Documents Signed as President, ship's papers for the schooner Industry sailing on 3 separate trips. Each countersigned by Timothy Pickering as Secretary of State. Large oblong folio, 17x 21 inches; generally poor condition: soiled, worn, marginal tears, separated at folds, etc. but most signatures bold and clear. Washington, 1797; 1797; 1800 E1,200-1 800

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Description: [ Autographs ] - Adams, John Quincy. Partly- printed vellum Document Signed as President, granting land in Missouri; countersigned by Commissioner, General Land Office, and with white paper Seal. Unusual form of grant, printed in name of James Monroe, which has been struck out in ink and the name of Adams inserted. I page, oblong folio; usual folds; fine signature. Washington, 1 April 1825

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Description: [ Autographs ] Adams, John Quincy. Partly-engraved vellum Document Signed as President, granting land at Tallahassee, Florida, under Act of 24 April 1820 Countersigned by Commissioner, General Land Office, and with white paper Seal. 1 page, oblong folio; writing light but legible, signature of Adams very good; few small stains and mouse-eaten along blank borders on 2 sides. Washington, I November 1827 [ E350-450]

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