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Thomas Alvey
Bounty Land Warrant
War of 1812

Thomas Alvey Bounty Land Warrant

Military Warrant Vol. 625, page 58, Accession #MW-0625-058

To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:

Whereas, In pursuance of the Act of Congress, approved September 28th, 1850, entited "An Act granting Bounty Land to certain Officers and Soldiers who have been engaged in the Military Service of the United States," Warrant No. 23,421 for 80 acres, issued in favor of Thomas Alvey, Private in Captain Gunaway's Company, Thirteenth Regiment, Kentucky Militia, War of 1812.

has been returned to the GENERAL LAND OFFICE, with evidence that the same has been duly located upon the
West fractional half of the north east quarter of Section six, in Township ninety three, North of Range seven, west in the District of Lands subject to sale at Dubuque, Iowa, containing ninety-five acres and Fifty-two hundredths of an acre.
according to the Official Plat of the Survey of the said Lands returned to the GENERAL LAND OFFICE by the SURVEYOR GENERAL:

Now Know Ye, That there is therefore granted by the UNITED STATES unto the said Thomas Alvey

the Tract of Land above described: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Tract of Land, with the appurtenances thereof, unto the said Thomas Alvey and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testomony Whereof, I, Millard Fillmore 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 fifth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two and of the Independence of the United States the Seventy-seventh.

By the President: Millard Fillmore
By Alex McCormick, Asst. Sec'y
E.S. Torry, Recorder of the General Land Office


~note: the land described in the Warrant is located in Section 6, Illyria twp., Fayette county, Iowa
~source: www.glorecords.blm.gov
~transcription by S. Ferrall


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