Lot 6: James Madison, Partly-printed DS as president
12th October 2016
Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 12.5 x 16.25, February 1, 1810. A grant for a 100-acre parcel of land, issued to Ambrose Bohannon, “a Captain Lieutenant for nine months more than seven years,” under the provisions of “An Act to enable the Officers and Soldiers of the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment, to obtain titles to certain lands lying north west of the river Ohio.” Signed at the conclusion by President Madison and countersigned by Secretary of State Robert Smith. Also endorsed on the reverse by Secretary of War William Eustis. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains intact but stained. In very good to fine condition, with Madison’s signature very light but legible.
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