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M-477 Van Buren, President Martin Land Grant

ABSTRACT: Land grant signed by President Martin Van Buren.

SCOPE: This collection includes a land grant signed by President Martin Van Buren. The document grants William Brewer of Marion County, Illinois a parcel of forty acres in Vandalia, Illinois. The grant is dated October 10, 1840 and includes a seal for the United States General Land Office in the lower left corner.

EXTENT: One folder.

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PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."