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Monroe, James (1758-1831) Document Signed, Washington, D.C., 5 March 1821.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Document Signed, Washington, D.C., 5 March 1821. Parchment land deed, engraved and printed by J. Seymour, New York, fulfilled by hand, granting Abraham Shong, a private in James Harvey Hook's (1791-1841) Company of the 38th Regiment of Infantry during the War of 1812, 160 acres in the Arkansas Territory, signed by Monroe, countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Josiah Meigs (1751-1822), also signed by Shong himself, with seal, toning, old folds, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-400


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Abraham Shong, James Monroe, Josiah Meigs, Meigs, Monroe, United States, Virginia, Washington, D.C.

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