Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15 x 19.25, April 11, 1876. President Grant appoints Benjamin F. Gibbs as a “Medical Inspector in the Navy…in the service of the United States.” Signed at the conclusion by U. S. Grant, and countersigned by Secretary of the Navy George M. Robeson. The embossed blue Navy Department seal remains affixed to lower vignette. In fine condition, with light overall wrinkling.
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