Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “James Madison” as president and “Jas. Monroe” as secretary of war, one page, 15 x 18.5, January 1, 1815. President Madison appoints Gabriel H. Manigault as an “Assistant Inspector General, with the brevet rank of Major in the service of the United States.” Signed at the conclusion by both James Madison and James Monroe. The embossed white paper seal remains affixed to upper left corner. In very good condition, with overall wrinkling, heavy folds, and Madison's signature light but legible.
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