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Lot #247
James Monroe

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Estimate: $200+
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Partly printed vellum DS as president, one page, 13 x 9.25, September 15, 1818. Desirable military land grant by which President Monroe, "in pursuance of the Acts of Congress appropriating and granting Land to the late Army of the United States," grants John Gilchrist a "certain Tract of Land, containing one hundred & sixty acres…in the Territory of Illinois." Signed at the conclusion by President Monroe and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Josiah Meigs. White paper seal remains affixed to the lower left. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, soiling, wrinkling, and rippling. The signature itself is otherwise clear and dark and rates as near fine.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #529 - Ended June 13, 2018

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