Offered here is a gorgeous example of an early American military appointment signed by James Madison and dated May, 1812. In this document, President Madison appoints Alexander McElhenny (Sp.?) to the position of Captain of the 5th Regiment of Infantry. Printed on vellum, this document is in excellent condition and guaranteed to be original and authentic. This is a great opportunity to own a 208-year old museum-quality document signed by our nation’s fourth president.
This document will be housed in a hard plastic, archival quality, protective sleeve.
Document: 18 x 15 inches. Protective sleeve: 22 x 20 inches.
15 x 18