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James Monroe, Document Signed as President
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Monroe, James (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). DS as President, 1p, Washington DC. November 1, 1824. A General Land Office grant transferring to Mr. William Edward Hayne a quarter of a section of land near Cahaba, AL. Affixed with the seal of the office. Framed, 15" x 26" overall.

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Toning, folds, and fading of the signatures and inscribed sections of the text. Affixed seal is browning and brittle.
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