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2nd Annual Minnesota Art and History

Wed, May 17, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 269

Postmaster Document Signed by Herbert Hoover

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Historical document naming Henry E. Day postmaster of the city of Raymond in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. Signed by U.S. President Herbert Hoover and Postmaster General Walter F. Brown. Dated June 10, 1932 and the testimony dated July 9, 1932.
Height: 14 in x width: 18 in.


No visible tears, losses, or signs of restoration under UV light. The paper is toned and browned as shown in the listing image. The sheet has been kept rolled; there are creases throughout. Light soiling along four corners. To the upper left quadrant, there is an area of discoloration, possibly liquid damage; please see the listing image. To the left of the eagle, there is a brown soiling. Along the verso, the paper is toned and browned; several vertical creases; there is a minute hole to the center of the left part of the sheet. No visible sign of restoration under UV light.

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