SCARCE SHIP’S PAPERS BOLDLY SIGNED BY ULYSSES S. GRANT AS PRESIDENT, 1871
GRANT, Ulysses S. Document Signed [Ship's Papers]. New Bedford, MA, September 26, 1871.
Ship’s papers granting permission to Charles S. Holt, commander of the ship "Hunter," to depart from the port of New Bedford “laden with Provisions, and stores for a whaling voyage” to the Pacific Ocean. President Grant and Secretary of State Hamilton Fish have both boldly signed this document. With the fragile affixed paper seal of the United States present. $4500.