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James Monroe Presidential Land Grant
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Approx. 9 x 14 in. partially printed vellum document, Washington (DC), 1 Sept. 1824. Signed by James Monroe as President (1817 - 1825) and George Graham as Commissioner of the General Land Office. Wafer seal half missing. Filed in Clarke County, Alabama.

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Expected folds, ink faded, but Monroe's signature still visible. Verso with light toning and surface soil.
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