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John Quincy Adams Presidential Land Grant
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
9 x 14 in. partially printed vellum land grant document. Washington (DC), 10 Oct. 1825. Signed by John Quincy Adams (J.Q. Adams) as President (1825-1829), George Graham as Commissioner of the Land Office. Filed in Clarke County, Alabama. Wafer seal intact.

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Lot # 173 - Western Law Enforcement
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Lot # 263 - Accounts of Explorers and Artists
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Lot # 244 - Books on the History of England
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