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    James Monroe Land Grant Signed. One page, 13" x 10", "City of Washington," November 29, 1817, granting 160 acres in the "Territory of Illinois" to Asa Thompson, a "private in Gregg's Company Forty fifth Regiment of Infantry." The vellum document is fragile with some separation and loss of paper along folds on the left side of the document. The top right corner is torn, though no paper loss. President Monroe's signature is faded, but still discernable.

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    October, 2010
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
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