1924 Calvin Coolidge Signed Appointment of Johnstown, NY Postmaster

1924 Calvin Coolidge Signed Appointment of Johnstown, NY Postmaster
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Description: Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), the 30th President of the United States, energetically scrawled his signature on this part-printed document which appoints George M. Durey to Postmaster of Johnstown, NY in 1924.
 
Coolidge became Vice President under Warren Harding in 1921, then rose to the presidency upon Harding’s sudden death in 1923. Coolidge is remembered for his stalwart support of racial equality, and his laissez-faire approach to government.
 
This document is also signed by Postmaster General, Harry S. New. The top of the document features a detailed vignette of a bald eagle spreading its wings over a stars and stripes emblazoned shield and there is a blind stamp of the United States Post Office Department at the bottom left corner.  14” x 18”. Item #A00863.
 
Condition: Light wrinkling and some scattered small, light stains, otherwise in very good condition.