Offered here is a gorgeous example of an early American military appointment signed by President James K. Polk and Secretary of War William L. Marcy, dated December 4th, 1846. In this document, President Polk appoints John King to the position of Captain of the 1st 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 174-year old museum-quality document signed by our nation’s eleventh 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.
14.5 x 17.5