Permit

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1799

GUSN

GUSN-5450

Description

Permit for Nathan Lord, Commander of the Brig. "Hitty" to carry his shipment of "Lumber, Beef, and Corn" to Tobago; written in four languages (French, Spanish, English and Dutch); signed and sealed by President John Adams (US seal) and countersigned by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering; under glass and in thin wood molded frame; backed with pine boards.

Details

Descriptive Terms

permits
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
PERMIT

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Adams, John, 1735-1826 (Maker)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

19.75 x 15.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.769

Places

New Hampshire (United States)