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    Thomas Jefferson Land Grant Signed "Th: Jefferson" as president. One partially printed page, on vellum, 12.25" x 15.5", Washington, January 18, 1809, granting to John S. Will "...Eight Hundred acres situate between the Little Miami and Sciota Rivers, north-west of the River Ohio..." The land is awarded "in consideration of military service performed by Thomas Altop (a Soldier for the War), Jacob Deiner (a Sergeant for three years), Stephen Fletcher (a Soldier for the War) and Robert Hart (a Drum Major for three years) to the United States, in the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment, and in pursuance of an Act of Congress of the United States..." Countersigned by James Madison as secretary of state and on the verso by Henry Dearborn as secretary of war. Blind embossed paper seal affixed at left; docketed on the verso. Moderately toned along the edges and folds. Slight separation along the upper horizontal fold, but not affecting the text.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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