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Description: This part-printed document informing the Governor of Mississippi that “14 copies of the Biennial Register of officers in the service of the United States, have been forwarded to your care” is signed by U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton.

9 3/4″ x 7 3/4″. Item #A01553

Clayton (1796-1856) served as Secretary of State during Zachary Taylor’s brief term as President (1849-1850). He also served as a U.S. Senator from Delaware both before and after his work as Secretary of State (1829-1836, 1845-1849, 1853-1856).

Condition: Fold lines, light perimeter toning, otherwise very good condition with a neat, dark signature.