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(UNITED STATES NAVY). November 5, 1869-Dated, Navy Dept., Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail, signed 4 men who were or became United States Navy Admirals Original, 1 page, Partially-Printed Document, dated November 5, 1869, Navy Dept., Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail, Signed Four Naval Officers who were or became Admirals, some were explorers (w/ Wilkes or Perry in Japan) and some fought in the Mexican and Civil Wars, Choice Fine. The Admirals are Silas Horton Stringham (1798-1876), Sylvanus Wm. Godon (1807-79) (signs twice), James Alden (1810-77), and George B. Balch (1821-1908). It is also signed by Lt. Commander Weld N. Allen (1837-75) who was involved in testing a Civil War era Submarine named the "Intelligent Whale." This document detaches 1st Asst. Engineer Oscar H. Lackey from the U.S. Steamer Albany and orders him to report to Rear Admiral Godon for duty on board the U.S. Steamer Swatara. The Swatara was the ship that brought prisoner John Surratt, one of the Lincoln conspirators back to the U.S. in 1867 after his capture in Egypt.
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1869 Document Signed by Four Admirals

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Estimate: $600 - $800
Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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