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    John Adams Signed Land Grant. Document Signed, one page, oblong folio, 14" x 13.25", Philadelphia, February 13, 1798. Adams signs a vellum land grant for a plot of 640 acres "in the territory northwest of the River Ohio and above the mouth of Kentucky River," for which the new owner paid "two dollars and thirty-one cents per acre." Countersigned by Timothy Pickering as Secretary of State. The paper and wax seal of the United States is affixed to the lower left portion of the document and bears a single vertical crack. Vellum is gently worn with moderate toning throughout; Adams signature is quite large and visible, with a single spot at top of "s".

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    June, 2008
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