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1824 Patent 1153

Bureau of Land Management
Patent No 1153

The United States of America
To all to whome 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, entitle “An act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands,” for


The West 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 one acres
and forty two hundredth of an acre
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 such case made and provided, have Given and Granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto the said William B. Guthrie
and to his heirs the said tract above described: To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities, 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 the General Land office to be hereunto
affixed.

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
forty eighth.
By the President, JCM
Gre Graham, Commissioner of the General Land Office