United States of America to Elijah Kelley
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
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