28th President. Partly-printed document signed (DS) “Woodrow Wilson” AS PRESIDENT, 15.75 x 19.5, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1914. President Wilson appoints “John R. Hornberger…Paymaster in the Navy with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.” Countersigned by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. With large patriotic maritime vignettes and a large blue U.S. Naval Department seal.
Expected wear to vellum but in overall very fine condition. Attractive autographed document.