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    James Monroe Land Grant Signed. One partially-printed vellum page, 13" x 9.75", Washington, November 29, 1817, granting a 160-acre tract in Illinois to "Scavarisco Semon late a musician in Clarks Company twenty third Regiment of Infantry". Signed "James Monroe", with blind embossed seal and a bold signature.

    Condition: Document is affixed to a cloth mat and framed to overall size of 18.25" x 14.25". Document edges have slight paper loss or are creased in places. Slight creasing around blind embossed seal. Foxing scattered throughout.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - with Glass, Small (view shipping information)

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    October, 2017
    19th Thursday
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