Andrew Jackson Signed Ship Passport

Andrew Jackson signed ship passport with unusually large signature

Andrew Jackson (1767 – 1845) Signed Passport as President and dated 1837 | President Andrew Jackson signed this document with an unusually large and bold signature | The Document is Signed as President, 1 page, folio, and dated May 20, 1837 | The document is a ship’s passport for the Brig Faunton out of Fall River, countersigned by John Forsyth as Secretary of State. The document, on vellum, is in excellent condition. The clean white seal is intact, and Andrew Jackson’s very bold signature is fully 6.5″ long. Near Fine Condition.

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  • Andrew Jackson (1767 – 1845) Signed Passport as President and dated 1837 |  President Andrew Jackson signed this document with an unusually large and bold signature | The Document is Signed as President, 1 page, folio, and dated May 20, 1837 | The document is a ship’s passport for the Brig Faunton out of Fall River, countersigned by John Forsyth as Secretary of State. The document, on vellum, is in excellent condition. The clean white seal is intact, and Andrew Jackson’s very bold signature is fully 6.5″ long. Near Fine Condition.

    Provenance: From the Robert Batchelder collection. This remarkable document was purchased directly from the estate of Robert Batchelder, among the most important dealers of the 20th century who began his passion in autographs and historical documents in the late 1960’s. Each piece will include Robert’s original description indicating the noted retail price which could have been 20 years ago. in addition to his inventory folder containing his handwritten notes. Robert’s highly diverse background and amazing achievements include a long list of important societal memberships, examples worthy of noting include an honorary member of the Society Cincinnati, a member of the Manuscript Society, the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America), the ANA (American Numismatic Association), the PAGCA (Pennsylvania Antique Gun Collectors Association), the PADA (Professional Autograph Dealer Association), and the UACC (Universal Autograph Collectors Club). He was a graduate of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and served in the U.S. Army Air Force.

  • Weight

    1lb.

    Height

    19"

    Width

    12"

    Depth

    1"

    Weight

    1lb.

    Height

    19"

    Width

    12"

    Depth

    1"

    Date

    19th Century

    Origin

    American

    Support

    Vellum