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James F. D. Lanier's Land Patent certificate #7339  

James F. D. Lanier of Jefferson county, Indiana on 30 June 1837 was issued the certificate #7339 the East half of Section twenty; Fractional Section of Twenty One; Fractional Section of Twenty Seven and Fractional section of Twenty eight containing 793 32/100 acres.

Certificate No. 7009
United States of America

To all to whom these present shall come, Greeting: Whereas James  F. D. Lanier of Jefferson County Indiana has 
deposited in the  Genral Land Office of the United States, a Certificate of the  Register of the Land Office at
LaPorte whereby it appears that  full payment has been made by the said James F. D. Lanier  according to the 
provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th  of April, 1820, entitled "An Act making futher provision for the
sale of Public Lands" for
    the East half of Section Twenty. Fractional Section of Twenty One. Fractional Section of Twenty Seven and Fractional Section of Twenty eight in Township Thirty two North of Range one East in the Ditrict of lands Subject to sale at LaPorte Indiana. Containing Seven Hundered and Ninety three acres and Thirty Two hundreths of an acre.
according to the offical plat of the survey of the saind Lands, returned to the Genral Land Office by the surveyor General, which said tract has been purchased by the said James F. D. Lanier.

Now Know ye, That the United States of America, in consderation 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, in the saind James F. D. Lanier and to his heirs, the said trac tabove described: To Have and To Hold the same, together with all the riights, priveleges, immunities and appurtenances of whatso ever nature, thereunto belonging to the said James F. D. Lanier and his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony Whereof, I, Martin Van Buren 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 thirtieth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Seven and of the Independenceof The United States the Sixty first. By The President Martin Van Buren by A. Van Buren Sec'y Hudson M. Garland, Recorder of the General land Office. Certified copy sent to S. C. Stevens, Esq., Madison Indiana Dec 16/56 Cft copy made Oct 1886 - Sec Made 38.729 18338

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