Partly-printed vellum DS as president, signed “J. Tyler,” one page, 11.5 x 15, November 14, 1842. Scalloped-top ship's pass issued to the "Brig Smyrna of Duxbury, J. Comings master or commander of the burthen of One hundred and ninety six tons or thereabouts mounted with no guns navigated with eight men." Signed at the conclusion by President John Tyler, and countersigned below by Secretary of State Daniel Webster and Port of Boston Collector Levi Lincoln, Jr. The embossed seal is no longer present. In very good to fine condition, with the signature quite light but fully legible.
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