Lot 8: Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 12 x 15.25, September 20, 1815. President Madison grants "Stephen Young, Captain for three years, to the United States, in the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment…a certain tract of land containing Two hundred acres, situate between the Little Miami and Sciota rivers, north west of the river Ohio." Signed at the conclusion by President Madison and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office Josiah Meigs. Remnants of the white paper seal remain affixed to lower left. Intersecting folds and all writing and signatures very light but legible, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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