On the First Day of His Second Term, William McKinley Promotes a War Hero

March 5, 1901

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On the First Day of His Second Term, William McKinley Promotes a War Hero
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1 page | SMC 1196

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      On the first full day of his second term, McKinley gets back to business, promoting war hero Lt. Commander James Kelsey Cogwell to Commander.


      Document Signed, as President, partially printed and accomplished in manuscript, 1 page, elephant folio, Washington, D.C. March 5, 1901; being an elaborately engraved military appointment; co-signed by Secretary of Navy JOHN DAVIS LONG. With wafer Seal affixed.
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