No. 13599

To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:WHEREAS Benjamin Drake of Jefferson County, Indiana has deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE of the United States, a Certificate of the REGISTER OF THE LAND OFFICE at Jeffersonville whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said

Benjamin Drakeaccording 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 West quarter, of the South West quarter, of Section two, in Township five North, of Range ten East, in the District of Land subject to sale at Jeffersonville, Indiana containing forty 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

Benjamin Drake

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 prevailed, HAVE GIVEN AND GRANTED, and by these presents DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto the said

Benjamin Drake

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 whatever nature, thereto belonging, unto the said

Benjamin Drake

and to his heirs and assigns forever. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I Martin Van Buren PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, have have caused these Letters to be made PATENT, and the SEAL of the GENERAL LAND OFFICE to be hereunto affixed GIVEN under my hand CITY OF WASHINGTON, the fifteenth day of August in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight and of the INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES the Sixty third BY THE PRESIDENT: Martin Van Buren By M Van Buren Sec’y. Recorder of the General Land Office Jos S. Wilson Acting ad interim


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