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Thomas Jefferson / James Madison Signed Four Language Ship?s Papers
GPO, Philadelphia 1807 - (Autographed Documents & Letters, Americana) Ship?s papers for the USS Syren signed by Thomas Jefferson as President and James Madison as Secretary of State. Matted and displayed in a lovely frame. Parallel columns of text on document in French, Spanish, English, and Dutch. Dated from Philadelphia on November 23, 1807. Two seals, both intact. Signatures still bright. Frame measures 25.5 x 29 inches. Document measures approximately 16.5 x 21.5 inches. Fold marks. Very Good condition. An amazing historical piece of Americana! The USS Syren?a brig built for the Navy and later renamed Siren?was launched and commissioned in 1803. She served in the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. In 1814, she was captured by the HMS Medway of the British Royal Navy after an 11-hour chase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
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