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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 599

3 Presidential Land Grants, incl. Native American Chickasaw Pontotoc MS

Estimate: $300 - $350
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1st item: President John Tyler (1790 - 1862) secretarial signed land grant dated June 28, 1842 granting the Chickasaw Indians one section of land located in "section thirty six, in Township Nine, of Range Five, West, containing six hundred and fifty-two acres and twelve hundredth of an acre, in the District of Lands subject to sale at Pontotoc, Mississippi". Signed by their representative Chah ho ya. 9 3/4" H x 16" W. Note: Article 6 of the Chickasaw Treaty of 1834 granted one "section" of land to each person, male or female, over the age of 21 and not a head of a family, this section going to the Chickasaw woman Chah_ho_ya. 2nd item: President James K. Polk (1795-1849) secretarial signed land grant for the purchase of 162 acres of land in Lafayette County, Missouri by Manville Twyman Buford (KY/MO 1807-1885) dated July 1st, 1845. Certificate# 5470 with the US Land Grant Office seal lower left. Unframed, 10" H x 16" W. 3rd item: President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) secretarial signed land grant dated June 15, 1836 for the purchase of 86 acres of land in Saline County, Missouri by John Lewis. Certificate #7673 with the US Land Grant Office seal lower left. Unframed, 10" H x 16" W.


1st item: Unframed, some scattered spotting, dampstaining along the lower margin, losses to lower left corner. 2nd item: Unframed with fold lines, minor toning to perimeter. 3rd item: unframed with fold lines, minor toning to perimeter, losses to upper left corner.

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