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  • Collection: G. Edward Elwell, Jr., Autograph Collection

Appointment of Don Gutierre de Cardenas as alcade mayor, 1489 March 20

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain appoint the Commendator Mayor of Toledo, Don Gutierre de Cardenas, as the Alcalde Mayor and instruct him as to taking office. Signed by the Chancellor on the reverse.

Appointment of Elijah Brigham, 1798 December 4

Appointment of Elijah Brigham. Dated December 4, 1798. Under an "Act to Provide for the Valuation of Lands and Dwelling-houses and the Enumeration of Slaves," President John Adams appoints Elijah Brigham as Commissioner for the Massachusetts seventh…

Appointment of John Richardson as Rector, 1658 June 18

The Lord Protector Richard Cromwell appoints John Richardson to the rectory of Uppingham, England.

Appointment of Midshipman Thomas C. Harris, 1849 September 28

President Zachary Taylor appoints Midshipman Thomas C. Harris as a passed midshipman. Signed by the President and Secretary of the Navy William B. Preston.

Appointment of Midshipman William A. Whitfield, 1838 January 30

President Martin Van Buren appoints William A. Whitfield to the United States Naval Academy. Signed by the President and the Secretary of the Navy, Mahlon Dickerson.

Appropriation request for secret services, 1691 June 10

Queen Mary II requests Henry Guy be paid £25,000 from her private discretionary fund.

Attested copy of a bill for the survey of Lincoln County, 1789 February 16

Attested copy of a bill for the survey of Lincoln County. Dated February 16, 1789. Massachusetts Governor John Hancock signs a bill to construct a road in Penobscot County.

Authorization for dispensation for all Commissions of Peace, 1687 April 10

This document is the Authorization to insert a Clause of Dispensation in all Commissions of the Peace. It is also signed by Sunderland.

Authorization for payment of the clergy, 1713 June 17

Queen Anne of Great Britain authorizes the payment of £2,300 to Edward Barker, the Treasurer to the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

Authorization to affix the Seal of the United States to a document for the Barque Sardinian, 1850 August 28

President Millard Fillmore authorizes the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to a related document for the Barque Sardinian.