LEGENDARY Lincoln successor and 17th President of the United States ANDREW JOHNSON scarce HAND SIGNED appointment to THE KING OF ITALY with large presidential paper seal as President. MINT/ NM extra bold 5" autograph signature by the President, who signs as "Andrew Johnson" in April of 1867. SIGNATURE IS NOT STAMPED, Andrew Johnson broke his hand early into his presidency. Most appointments contain stamped signatures this is a RARE opportunity to get an AUTHENTIC Andrew Johnson signature.
Civil War Secretary of State WILLIAM H. SEWARD, 24 United States Secretary of State also signed the bottom of this document as "Will H Seward". Seward was an important leader and strong influential Lincoln cabinet member.
Certified authentic by SIGNATURIST-INK expert examination. UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE to pass any reputable third-party authentication service - or your money back. Simply one of the finest investment-quality, authentically-signed Johnson items currently available on the market!
Andrew Johnson (1808 – 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, serving from April 15th, 1865, to March 4th, 1868. Johnson was Vice President under Abraham Lincoln and following his assassination, was sworn into the office as President of the United States. He was also an intended target of the assassinations that night. Andrew Johnson attempted to mend the deep tears in America after the civil war, furthering reconstruction. Johnson is also the first president to have impeachment proceedings brought upon him. He remained in office very narrowly, he was on vote away from being removed.
Appointment measures approx. 22.5" x 18" document is in exceptionally good condition for being 150 years old.
Minimal paper loss to document. Fold lines can be seen throughout the document, typical for a piece from the time period. Minor condition issues with seal, as shown. Some foxing to the appointment.
A handsome and impressive addition to the den, Executive office, Man Cave or autograph collection. An exceptional investment opportunity, and a rare and remarkable find.
Sold as is, as shown.
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