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Lot 295

Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) Statesman from Massachusetts, Revolutionary War officer; he served as U.S. Postmaster General (1791-1795), Secretary of War (1795), and Secretary of State (1795-1800), all under George Washington. Autograph document signed as Secretary of State, one page, 6 x 8 in., Department of State, Sept. 6, 1796. "Sir; Herewith I transmit you six more passports to be issued agreeably to the act passed at the last session of Congress entitled "an act providing passports for the Ships and vessels of the United States." John Adams dismissed Pickering after he came into office. Boldly penned and signed. Mounting traces on verso, affecting one of two dockets.
Estimated Value $350 - 450.

Realized $120

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