Uncommon and desirable vellum manuscript DS as president, one page, 14.5 x 12.75, April 10, 1831. Ornate land grant, in part: "In consideration of Military Service performed by Adam Wallace a Captain for three years to the United States, in the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment…There is granted by the United States unto Samuel Wallace heir at law of the said Adam Wallace a certain tract of Lands containing one thousand acres situate between the Little Miami and Sciota Rivers northwest of the river Ohio." Prominently signed at the conclusion by President Jackson and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Elijah Haywood. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains fully intact. In very good to fine condition, with creasing and soiling to the right edge, two small holes to the top, and minor vellum loss along the central horizontal fold. An uncommon format issued in recognition of service in the Revolutionary War.
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