Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.75 x 9.75, December 16, 1812. President Madison issues a land grant to John Mathew, the assignee of James Flaherty and Richard and Andrew McBride, a tract of land in the “northeast quarter of section One of township Fifteen in range Fourteen of the Lands directed to be sold at Lanesville by the act of Congress, entitled 'An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States in the Territory north west of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river.'" Signed neatly at the conclusion by President James Madison, and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Edward Tiffin. Lower left bears the original white paper seal. Mounted, matted, and framed to an overall size of 23.5 x 17.75. In fine condition.
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