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    James Monroe Document Signed as president. One vellum page, 13" x 9.75", November 27, 1820, "City of Washington". The handwritten ink has faded, though Monroe's signature remains very legible. The document shows weakness at the folds, with slight separation. Good condition.

    More Information: The document, issued by the General Land Office, grants one-hundred-sixty acres of land in Arkansas to "Thomas Miles' Father" for the service of his son, Thomas Miles, Jr. as a private in "Bliss' Company of the Eleventh Regiment of Infantry," during the War of 1812. The document is countersigned by Josiah Meigs and bears the embossed paper seal of the General Land Office; docketed on verso.

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