June 20, 1863 document signed by George F. Emery, Clerk of the Circuit Court for the Maine District, at Cumberland County, Maine, to certify that Jesse Davis was then a Justice of the Peace for Androscoggin County, Maine, in the midst of a term from January 29, 1857 to January 29, 1864.
The document measures a bit over 10" by 8"; nothing appears on the reverse.
George F. Emery was George Freeman Emery, LL.D, A.B., who was born at Paris, Maine, on November 10, 1817, son of Stephen Albert Emery and his first wife Sarah (Stowell) Emery. It's interesting to note that George's sister was the first wife of Hannibal Hamlin, Lincoln's first Vice President; after Sarah's death, Hamlin married George's half-sister Ellen Vesta Emery.
George Freeman Emery graduated from Bowdoin College in 1836, according to the excerpt shown below, from the Third General Catalogue of Colby College, Waterville, Maine, 1820-1908, which indicates that he was made an honorary graduate of Colby in 1891: