26 November 1818
Monroe, James (1758-1831)
Title: [Patent for Jacob Bromwell's improvement of the wheat fan, or winnowing machine]
Signed by James Monroe as President and countersigned by John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State and William Wirt as Attorney General. Features paper seal and green ribbon. On separate page, Bromwell's written description of his improvement is signed by William Thornton and William Elliot as witnesses.