Immense, large folio document on vellum. 39cm by 49cm. Imprint of American Bank Note Co./Printed by Bureau of Engraving & Printing. Top, majestic eagle on rock. Bottom, Neptune, his woman and lots of hippocampus in action. Scenes engraved in the 1830s by RWHE. Blue affixed seal. Issued for a Second Lieutenant in the Marines. Signed by Acting Secretary of the Navy Allan and President McKinley. A strong signature. Some minor foxing spots and usual folds issued. Impressive document.