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    Andrew Jackson Land Grant Signed "Andrew Jackson" as president. One page, partially printed on vellum, 15.75" x 9.75", Washington, January 3, 1831, granting "Henry Colton, Jr. of Wayne County Michigan Territory...the West half of the North West quarter of section one in Township Two...in the district of lands subject to sale at Detroit Michigan Territory, Containing Eighty Two Acres, and Ninety five Hundredths of an Acre." Countersigned by Elijah Hayward as commissioner of the General Land Office. Scattered light staining, especially along the main vertical fold; small holes obscure bits of text, but the signature of Jackson is unaffected. Lower and upper edge is chipped.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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