Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

William Thompson's Land Patent Certificates #6822 & #6826, #9837  



William Thompson was from Fayette county, Indiana and on 10 August 1837 he was issued Certificate #6822 for the East fractional part of Section Fifteen containing 344 96/100 acres. Which borders Lake Maxinkuckee.



Certificate No. 6822
United States of America

To all to whom these present shall come, Greeting: Whereas  William Thompson  of  Fayette 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 William Thompson  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 fractional Section Fifteen, in Township Thirty two North of Range One East in the District lands subject to sale at LaPorte Indiana. Containing Three hundred and forty four acres and nitey six hundreths of anacre.
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 William Thompson.

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 William Thompson 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 William Thompson 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 tenth twentieth day of August June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Seven and of the Independence of The United States the Sixty first second . By The President Martin Van Buren by A. Van Buren Sec'y Jos. S. Wilson acting Hudson M. Garland, Recorder of the General land Office. ad interim


He also on that date had 2 other Land patents of 162A & 240A in section 10 just above section 15 (links are to photos only):
    Certificate #6826 - SE1/4 of E1/2SW Sec 10 T32R1E

    Certificate No. 6826
    United States of America
    
    To all to whom these present shall come, Greeting: Whereas William Thompson of Fayette  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 William Thompson  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 South East quarter, and the East half of the South West quarter in Section 10 in Township Thirty two North of Range One East in the District lands subject to sale at LaPorte Indiana. Containing two hundred and forty four acres .
    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 William Thompson.

    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 William Thompson 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 William Thompson 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 tenth twentieth day of August June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Seven and of the Independence of The United States the Sixty first second . By The President Martin Van Buren by A. Van Buren Sec'y Jos. S. Wilson acting Hudson M. Garland, Recorder of the General land Office. ad interim


    Certificate #9837 NE1/4 Sec 10 T32R1E
    Certificate No. 9837
    United States of America
    
    To all to whom these present shall come, Greeting: Whereas William Thompson of Fayette 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 William Thompson  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 North East quarter of Section Ten , in Township Thirty ttwo North of Range One East in the District lands subject to sale at LaPorte Indiana. Containing One hundred and sixty acres.
    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 William Thompson.

    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 William Thompson 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 William Thompson 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 tenth day of August June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Seven and of the Independence of The United States the Sixty second . By The President Martin Van Buren by A. Van Buren Sec'y Jos. S. Wilson acting Hudson M. Garland, Recorder of the General land Office. ad interim Hudson M. Garland, Recorder of the General land Office.







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