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United States Department of State
U.S. Passport of Sara J. Clarke (aka Grace Greenwood and Sara Lippincott) 1852-1853 Passport to Europe
Washington: United States Department of State, 1852. Miss Sara Jane Clarke (aka Grace Greenwood and Sara Lippincott)U.S. Passport issued April 7, 1852signed Daniel Webster, U.S. Secretary of StatePassport No. 2801"I the undersigned Secretary of State of the United States of America hereby request all whom it may concern to permit safely and freely to pass Miss Sara Jane Clarke, a Citizen of the United States and in case of need to give her all lawful Aid and Protection..."signed: "Given under my hand and the impression of the Seal of the Department of State at,City of Washington, April 7, 1852 in the 76th year of the Independence of the United States Daniel Webster (manuscript)" Document Description: U.S. Passport No. 2801 of Sara Jane Clarke, dated April 7, 1852, black and white illustrated lithograph printed on honey comb textured cream paper with manuscript ink text infill, attached to a bound book of approximately 66 individual, double sided unnumbered pages. The U.S. Passport itself bears ink stamps of the United States and foreign legations in its margin. The pages of the attached book bear ink stamps and notes of European legations from June of 1852 to possibly July of 1853. There are approximately 33 double-sided pages with ink stamps of European and the American legation and 33 double-sided blank, unused pages. The book attached to the U.S. Passport is bound with green leather wraparound covers embossed in gold lettering "MISS S. J. CLARKE" and "PASSEPORT". The inside back cover is faced with red silk. The U.S. Passport is glued onto the book … [Click Below for Full Description]
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