Commission from Pennsylvania Governor James A. Beaver naming Joseph H. LeFevre, Esquire, of Littlestown, Adams Co., a Notary Public
Commission from Pennsylvania Governor James A. Beaver naming Joseph H. LeFevre, Esquire, of Littlestown, Adams Co., a Notary Public

Commission from Pennsylvania Governor James A. Beaver naming Joseph H. LeFevre, Esquire, of Littlestown, Adams Co., a Notary Public

1887. 1 printed commission form naming Joseph H. LeFevre a notary public, dated 30 March 1887 and signed by Gov. James A. Beaver and Charles W. Stone, Secretary of Pennsylvania. the form is filled in in an attractive hand, with a large gilt seal of Pennsylvania. Attached is a small form indicating that it was recorded in Adams Co. on 1 April 1887, with a smaller gilt seal of the Adams Co. Recorder's Office and the signature of the county recorder, I. S. Stonesifer. Israel S. Stonesifer (1839-1928) served in the 165th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War. In addition to serving as county recorder, he was assistant superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park. James A. Beaver (1837-1914) served during the Civil War as lt. col. of the 45th Pa. volunteers and then as colonel of the 148th Pa. volunteers, being wounded several times and eventually losing a leg. He served as governor of Pennsylvania from 1887 to 1891 and from 1895 to his death in 1914 sat on the state Superior Court. Charles W. Stone (1843-1912) was in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives 1870-1871; in the Pennsylvania State Senate 1877-1878; Lieut. Gov. 1879-1883; and was secretary of Pennsylvania 1887-1890, when he was elected to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives. In Very Good+ Condition: upper edge slightly rubbed and just starting to separate at folds; otherwise, clean and solid. Very Good +. Item #008223

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