Certificate No. 1152 Exc
The United States of America
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:
Whereas William B. Guthrie of Jefferson County, Indiana
has deposited in the General Land office of the United States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Terre Haute, State of Indiana
whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William B Guthrie
according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands,” for
The East fraction of the South West quarter of section thirty one in Township nineteen North of Range
three West in the District of Terre Haute and State of Indiana containing eighty acres.
according to the official plat of the survey of the said Lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been pur
chased by the said William B. Guthrie
Now Know ye, that the United States of America in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several
acts of Congress, in which case made and provided, have Given and Granted, and, by these presents do give and grant, unto the said William B Guthrie
and his heirs the said tract above described: To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges immenities and appur
tenances, of whatsoever nature, thereto belonging, unto the said William B Guthrie
and his heirs and assigns forever.
In testimony whereof, I, James Monroe
President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made Patent, and the seal of teh General Land Office to be hereunto
Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the twentieth day of February in the year of our
Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty four, and of the Independence of the United States the
United States Bureau of Land Management, “General Land Office Records,” database with images, BLM.Gov (http://glorecords.blm.gov : viewed online July 2019), William B Guthrie, document 1152.