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James Madison and James Monroe

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James Madison and James Monroe

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Auction Date:2016 Sep 14 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Uncommon manuscript DS, signed “James Madison” as president and “Jas. Monroe” as secretary of state,” one page, 10.25 x 15, April 7, 1816. President Madison appoints James Trecothick Austin of Massachusetts as “Agent on the part of the United States as authorized by the Treaty of Ghent, for managing the business under the Fourth Article of said Treaty.” Signed at the conclusion by Madison, and countersigned by Monroe. White paper seal affixed to lower left remains intact. In fine condition, with two areas of reinforcement on the reverse. James T. Austin served as the 22nd attorney general of Massachusetts. Signed on December 24, 1814, the Treaty of Ghent was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom.