Tuesday, February 22, 2011

1833 Jackson Land Grant #13372 to William Chandler (3512)

Partially printed MS on vellum, 13 7/8 x 16 inches, white paper seal affixed reverse upper left. Signed Andrew Jackson, President; by A.J. Donilson (?) Jr. M. Moore, Acting, Commissioner of the General Land Office. Recorded Vol. 13, page 28. Handwritten on left margin “E.P. Kendrick, Chillicothe, Ohio”

“No. 13,372
15 Acres

Andrew Jackson
President of the United States of America

To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting.

Know ye that in consideration for military service performed by William Christian three years as Lieutenant to the United States in the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment, and in pursuance of an act of the Congress of the United States passed on the 10th day of August in the year 1790 entitled “An Act to enable the Officers and Soldiers of the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment to obtain titles to certain lands lying northwest of the river Ohio between the Little Miami and the Sciota”; and other acts of the said Congress amendatory to this said Act, there is granted by the United States unto William Chandler (3512) and Benjamin Kerns Jun; assignees of Allen Latham, assignees of the aforesaid William Christian a certain tract of land containing Fifteen acres situate between the Little Miami and Sciota Rivers North West of the river Ohio and as by survey bearing date this eighth day of March 1833 and bounded and described as follows, viz Survey No 13373 of Fifteen acres of land on part of a military Warrant No.6,649 issued in favor of the aforesaid Christian for six hundred sixty six and two thirds acres. On the waters of the Sciota River Beginning at a white oak and chestnut oak corner to A.L. Langham’s survey No 9704 thence with the line of said survey North fifty nine degrees West seventeen poles to two chestnut oaks and a hickory: thence South thirty five degrees West twenty four poles to a chestnut oak and a hickory on the top of a high knob thence South thirty four degrees West forty poles to a white oak: thence South sixteen degrees West twenty one poles to a red oak: thence South four degrees East eighteen poles to a chestnut oak in the line of Remick and Dun’s survey No 6828 & 8328: thence with said line South fifty one degrees East twenty eight poles to two white oaks South West corner to A.L. Langham’s said survey; thence with the line of said survey North nineteen and a half degrees East one hundred and six poles to the beginning with the appurtenances: To have and to hold the said tract of land with their heirs and assignees forever, as tenants in common and not as joint tenants.

In witness whereof the said Andrew Jackson, President of the (continued on reverse)

United States of America hath caused the seal of the General Land Office
to be hereunto affixed and signed the same with his hand at the City of
Washington the first day of June in the year of our Lord 1833 and of the
Independence of the United States of America the fifty seventh.

By the President Andrew Jackson
By A.J. Donilson, Sec.

Jr. M. Moore, acting Commissioner of the General Land Office

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