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1815 Guthrie Patent

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Examined & Sent May 22d 1815

James Madison, President of the United States of America
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Know Ye, that William B Guthrie of Clark County Ind. Territory

having deposited in the General Land-office a certificate of the register of the Land-office
at Jeffersonville whereby it appears that full payment has been made for

the South West quarter of Section Twenty One of township Four North of
the Base line in Range Ten East of the Second principal Meridian

of the lands directed to be sold at Jeffersonville
by the act of Congress, entitled “An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United
States in the territory north-west of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river,” and
of the acts amendatory of the same: There is granted, by the United States, unto
the said William B Guthrie the quarter lot or
section of land above described: To have and to hold the said quarter
lot or section of land, with the appurtenances, unto the said William B Guthrie
his heirs and assigns forever

In Testimony whereof, I 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 thirteenth
day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and fifteen and of the Independence
of the United States of America, the thirty-ninth

By the President, James Madison
Josiah Meigs, Commissioner of the General Land-Office