Lot 10: James Monroe Signed Document

RR Auction

RR Auction

2018-12-18 12:09:39

Lot 10

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 11.5 x 17.5, September 29, 1824. Desirable military land grant, in part: "In consideration of Military Service performed by George McCormick, a captain for the war, to the United States in the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment…There is granted by the United States unto Allen Latham assignee…a certain Tract of land containing Three Hundred Acres situate between the Little Miami and Sciota rivers northwest of the river Ohio." Neatly and boldly signed at the conclusion by President Monroe and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office George Graham. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. Nicely double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait (bearing a facsimile signature) and medallion to an overall size of 24.5 x 24. In fine condition.

Estimate: $600-$800

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