Our family's historian, Mary Dunnell Peters, has a wonderful collection of documents, photos and handwritten letters from the life of Mark Hill Dunnell, dating back to the mid 1800s. Of this collection, one of the prize possessions is a certificate signed by President Abraham Lincoln, appointing Dunnell as the consul to Vera Cruz, Mexico. On the reverse of the certificate, the document's text is hand written in wonderfully penned Spanish and signed by Mexican President Benito Juarez. Please help us determine a value on this wonderful collection!
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