Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 14.5 x 12.25, November 12, 1850. President Fillmore officially recognizes Edward Smith Sayres as "Vice Consul of Portugal for Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Jersey, to reside at Philadelphia." Neatly signed at the conclusion by President Fillmore and countersigned by Acting Secretary of State William S. Derrick. The paper seal affixed to the lower left remains fully intact. In very good to fine condition, with intersecting folds, overall creasing, and an old repair to the back of the upper right corner.
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