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July 16 1862

A framed naval commission signed by President Abraham Lincoln, promoting William Rogers Taylor to the rank of Captain in the United States Navy. Document is dated July 16, 1862, and is also signed ...

January 20 1764

A printed commission appointing Thomas Vernon of Newport to the office of "Deputy Post-Master," 1764. Signed by "Post-Masters-General" Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft; also signed by James Park...

A Rhode Island Military commission signed and sealed by Governor William Greene in 1743, possibly printed by Ann Franklin. Written for John Warner (Lieutentant) of Warwick; also signed by Secretary...

1652 Commission of England's Council of State creating a separate government for the island of Aquidneck and Jamestown. The document establishes William Coddington as governor.

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