Francis Bittick to Solomon Melson
Washington Arkansas Land Office
For value received, I, Francis Bittick, of the County of Pike and Territory
of Arkansas, do hereby transfer, assign, and set over unto Solomon Melson,
of the County and Territory aforesaid, all my title, claim and demand, to a
tract of land purchased by me this 3rd day of March, 1836, as per
Receiver's Receipt numbered 1947, designated as the West half of the
Southeast Quarter of Section Seven, in Township Nine, South of Range
Twenty-three, West, in the District of Lands subject to sale at Washington,
in the Territory of Arkansas, and do hereby request that a patent, therefor,
may be issued to the said Solomon Melson, his heirs or assigns.
Witness my hand, this 3rd. day of March, 1836.
Acknowledged before me, the 3rd., March, 1836.
Receiver Pub. Mon., Washington
Certificate 1947, Washington, Arkansas Land Office, Record Group 49,
National Arhives, Washington, D.C.
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