Lot 25 of 218:
Land Grant signed by James Monroe  

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Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
Land grant document, signed by James Monroe as President

Author:
Monroe, James

Place:
Washington DC

Publisher:

Date:
February 6, 1818

Description:

Engraved document on vellum, accomplished in manuscript, seal; signed by James Monroe as President; countersigned by Josiah Meigs, Commissioner of the General Land Office. 24x32.5 cm (9½x12¾"), ornately matted & framed under plexiglass along with a portrait of Monroe and an engraved metal descriptive plaque. Overall 59x84 cm (23¼x33").

Grant of 160 acres in Illinois to Rufus Cram, late a sergeant in the 75th Regiment of Infantry. James Monroe (1758-1831), fifth President of the United States, serving between 1817 and 1825, is considered the the last president who was a Founding Father of the United States.

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Condition:
Old folds, very good, handsomely framed.


 
Item number:
244080
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