Tuesday, February 22, 2011

1833 Jackson Land Grant #13373 to William Chandler (3512)

Partially printed MS on vellum, 13 5/8 x 15 inches, white paper seal affixed reverse upper left. Sighed Andrew Jackson, President; by A.J. Donilson (?) Jr. M. Moore, Acting, Commissioner of the General Land Office. Recorded Vol. 13, page 30. Handwritten on left margin “E.P. Kendrick, Chillicothe, Ohio”

“No. 13,373
30 Acres

Andrew Jackson
President of the United States of America

To all to whom these presents shall come, greetings.

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 Thirty 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 Thirty 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 Sugar tree North West corner to A. L. Langham’s survey N. 9,709, thence with said survey South thirty degrees West twenty degrees to a chestnut oak and hickory: then South nineteen and a half degrees West one hundred and fourteen poles to a hickory and a small dogwood South East corner to said survey and in the line of Renick and Dun’s survey No.6,822 No. 8328; thence with said line South fifty one degrees east thirty four poles to two white oaks thence north forty five degrees East fourteen poles to two white oaks, thence North fifteen degrees east sixteen poles to a white oak, thence North sixty degrees east forty poles to two hickories and a red oak in the back line of ___ Fowler’s survey No. 3,565, thence with said line North fifteen degrees West six hundred and eight poles to the beginning with the appurtenance. To have and to hold the said tract of land with the appurtenances unto the said William Chandler (3512) and Benjamin Kerns and 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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