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Document related to the ship Susquehannah, 1845.

Author/Creator:
Susquehannah (Ship).
Publication:
1845.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (1 leaf) : parchment, 38 cm.
Form/Genre:
Engravings.
Notes:
Presidential order for safe passage for the Susquehannah of Philadelphia, dated 23 August 1845, signed by U. S. President James K. Polk and Pennsylvania Secretary of State James Buchanan, with presidential seal.
Decorated with engravings of a sailing ship and of a harbor with lighthouse in the foreground.
This document was in the family of Joseph Pennell whose father, Larkin Pennell, worked for H. & A. Cope & Co. of Philadelphia; the company name is written on verso. See also correspondence of S. Pennell to William Evarts Benjamin, Folder 34.
Contributor:
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849.
H. & A. Cope & Co.
Contained In:
Pennell Family Papers, ca. 1882-1951. Drawer 51.
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