Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15 x 19, November 11, 1885. President Cleveland appoints John J. Hunker as “Lieutenant Commander in the Navy…in the service of the United States.” Signed at the conclusion by Grover Cleveland, and countersigned by Secretary of the Navy William C. Whitney. The embossed blue Navy Department seal remains affixed to lower vignette. In very good to fine condition, with heavy overall wrinkling.
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