United States of America to Elijah Kelley

Patent C-246



                            Certificate No. 246                              


                       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 West half of the North West quarter of section twenty nine,  

in Township eight South, of range twenty three West, in the District of      

Lands subject to sale at Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, containing eighty  

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, and to his heirs and       

assigns, forever. In testimoney 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 affixed. Given under my   

hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of June, in the year of our   

Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty three, and the Independence of   

United States the fifty seventh.                                             


           By the President, Andrew Jackson by A.J. Donelson, Secy.          


           Elijah Haywood, Commissioner of the General Land Office.          



Arkansas, Little Rock, Patent C-246, Volume 1, page 217. U.S. Department of  

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

Spring, Maryland.                                                            



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