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    James Monroe Land Grant Signed "Jas. Monroe" as governor of Virginia. One partially-printed vellum page, 15.25" x 12.5", Richmond, April 29, 1800, with embossed paper seal. Toned paper with foxing and some discoloration. Monroe's signature is mildly faded. Very good condition.

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    This land grant for 500 acres was issued to veterans William Cockran, Alexander Cockran, and Samuel Meeker to honor "military warrant Number Nine hundred and twenty five issued the ninth day of May one thousand Seven hundred and Eighty, agreeable to the Proclamation of the King of Great Britain in the year one thousand Seven hundred and Sixty three." (Following the French and Indian War, cash-strapped King George III issued the Proclamation of 1763 to pay American veterans of that war.)



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