United States of America to Elijah Kelley

Patent C-204



                            Certificate No. 204                              


                       The United States of America.                         


            To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:              


Whereas Elijah Kelley has deposited in the General Land Office of the United 

States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Little Rock      

whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Elijah Kelley 

according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April,     

1820, entitled, "An act making further provision for the sale of the Public  

Lands," for the North East quarter of Section thirty, in Township Eight      

South of Range twenty three West in the District of Lands offered for sale   

at Little Rock Arkansas, containing one hundred and Sixty Acres according to 

the official plat of the survey of the said Lands, returned to the General   

Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been purchased by  

the said Elijah Kelley.                                                      


Now Know Ye, That the United States Of America, in consideration of the      

premises, and in conformity with the several acts of Congress, in such case  

made and provided, have Given and Granted, and, by these presents do give    

and grant, unto the said Elijah Kelley and to his heirs the said tract above 

described. To Have and to Hold the same, together with all the rights,       

privileges, immunities, and appurtenances, of whatsoever nature, thereunto   

belonging, unto the said Elijah Kelley. In testimony whereof, I, Andrew      

Jackson, President of The United States Of America, have caused these        

letters to be made Patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be     

hereunto Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of    

April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine,  

and the Independence of the United States the fifty third.                   


                            By the President, A. J.                          


               C. G., Commissioner of the General Land Office.               



Arkansas, Little Rock, Patent C-204, Volume 1, page 190. U.S. Department of  

the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States Office, Silver       

Spring, Maryland.                                                            



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