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    Thomas Jefferson Signed Land Grant, co-signed by James Madison as Secretary of State, one page, 11" x 10" (sight), City of Washington, January 31, 1804, awarding land to the heirs of Revolutionary War veteran Francis Barber who served as a Lt. Colonel. The land is awarded in "pursuance of the act of Congress passed on the fifth day of June 1796, entitled 'An Act regulating the grants of Land appropriated for Military Services , and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the heathen'..." Jefferson's signature remains very visible, although a little spotty as is typical on vellum. The document has been flattened, and the folds are well away from his signature, with just a single fold traversing the "s" in Madison. The lot is accompanied by a 1997 map of Tuscarawas County in Ohio, highlighting where the tracts of land granted are situated.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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