Signed Governmental Appointment Document; Partially Printed

Washington DC: September 11, 1893. SIGNED "Grover Cleveland" in his tight, diminutive script. Counter-signed by J[ohn]. G. Carlisle, Secretary of the Treasury. 19" x 15", on appointment document for Murray Vandiver to Collector of Internal Revenue for the District of Maryland. Swooping American Eagle, clutching an American flag standard in its talon, egraved at the top. Evenly age toned, with 1/2" stain along lower edge. Small, intact tear mid document, not affecting signature, and chip at top edge. With a new, proper matte and frame, this would make a fine mounted piece of history.

Murray Vandiver (1845 - 1916) was a native son and descendant of early settlers of Delaware. He was a successful businessman and lifelong Democrat, holding multiple positions in the Party. Vandiver was an active civic leader sitting on multiple philanthrompic and commercial boards as well serving as achieving the rank of Brigadier General on the Governor's staff.. In 1892 he was appointed a commissioner of the World's Fair. He served in this documented position from 1893 to 1897.

Stephen Grover Cleveland (1837 – 1908) was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office. He previously served as Governor of New York. Cleveland is considered by most historians to have been a successful leader, generally ranked among the upper-mid tier of American presidents. Good +. Item #2058

“If it takes the entire army and navy to deliver a postal card in Chicago, that card will be delivered.” - Grover Cleveland.

Price: $375.00

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