Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 11 x 8.25, November 27, 1820. President Monroe grants "David Allen, late a Private in Voses Company of the fifth Regiment of Infantry, a certain Tract of Land, containing One Hundred and Sixty acres…in the Territory of Arkansas." Boldly signed at the conclusion by President Monroe, and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Josiah Meigs. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left corner is partially intact, with the left edge trimmed. In very good to fine condition, with significantly trimmed edges (affecting part of Meigs's signature), light soiling, and three binder dings to the top edge.
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