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William McKinley, Document Signed as President
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
McKinley, William, Jr. (1843-1901). Twenty-fifth President of the United States (1897-1901). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. May 25, 1899. An official appointment of Serburne G, Hopkins to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Battalion of the Militia of the District of Columbia, signed by President McKinlely and Secretary of the Navy John Davis Long and affixed with the seal of the Dept. of the Navy. Framed with 5" x 7" portrait, 21.5" x 30" overall.

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