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President Woodrow Wilson & Franklin D. Roosevelt Dual Signed Document For Sale
28th and 32nd Presidents. Impressive military document signed "Woodrow Wilson" AS PRESIDENT and "Franklin D. Roosevelt" as Acting Secretary of the Navy, 15.5x19, document headed "Woodrow Wilson President of the United States", August 1, 1919. Partially printed commission naming Clark D. Stearns "Captain in the Navy" in the United States Navy, affixed with Navy Department seal, embellished with attractive engraved maritime vignettes.
FDR has added the word "Acting" in his own hand before printed "Secretary of the Navy".
Wrinkling to vellum, uneven left edge, both signatures with some irregular ink but fully legible.
Clark Daniel Stearns (1870 - May 25, 1944) was the ninth Naval Governor of American Samoa. Stearns commanded various vessels, on which he set up organized committees for the crew to give suggestions to the officers. He hoped to alleviate tensions between the enlisted men and officers. However, upon his appointment to the battleship USS Michigan (BB-27), he was removed from command of these activities.
Stearns relieved Nathan Woodworth Post as Governor of American Samoa on July 14, 1913, and helped the Samoans achieve more involvement in government. He received a medal from the Japanese Red Cross, as well as the Navy Distinguished Service Medal during his career. He retired at the rank of Captain
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President Woodrow Wilson & Franklin D. Roosevelt Dual Signed Document: $2,500