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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.5 x 11.5 , January 15, 1845. President Tyler appoints Virgil D. Parris, Marshal for District of Maine." Prominently signed at the conclusion by President Tyler and countersigned by Secretary of State J. C. Calhoun. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. In good condition,  although ink has faded ithroughout Tyler signature jusst a few shades light. 

 Virgil Delphini Parris (February 18, 1807 – June 13, 1874) was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and cousin of Albion Keith Parris. Born in Buckfield, Massachusetts (now in Maine), Parris attended the common schools, whereupon he entered Hebron Academy in Hebron, then Colby College in Waterville. He was graduated from Union College at Schenectady, New York in 1827. He studied law. Parris was admitted to the bar in 1830 and commenced practice in Buckfield, Maine. He served as assistant secretary of the Maine Senate in 1831, and as a member of the state House of Representatives between 1832-1837. Parris was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Timothy J. Carter. He was reelected to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from May 29, 1838, to March 3, 1841, but was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1840. He then served as a member of the State Senate in 1842 and 1843, part of the time serving as president pro tempore and as acting governor of the state. From 1844-1848, Parris served as United States marshal for the district of Maine, then as special mail agent for New England in 1853. He was appointed naval storekeeper at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in 1856. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1852 and 1872.

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John Tyler Signed Marshall for Maine Appointment
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Auction closed on Thursday, December 17, 2020.

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