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Thomas E. Miner
Bounty Land Warrant
War of 1812

Thomas E. Miner bounty land warrant

Military Warrant Vol. 923, page 303, Accession # MW-0923-303

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. 47,787 for 40 acres, issued in favor of Thomas E. Miner, Private in Captain Blinco's Company, Virginia Militia, War of 1812.

has been returned to the GENERAL LAND OFFICE, with evidence that the same has been duly located upon the

North West quarter of the North East quarter of Section twenty-six, in Township ninety six, North of Range four, West in the District of Lands formerly subject to sale at Dacorrah, now Osage, Iowa, 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:

Now Know Ye, That there is therefore granted by the UNITED STATES unto the said Thomas E. Miner
the Tract of Land above described: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Tract of Land, with the appurtenances thereof, unto the said Thomas E. Miner and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testomony Whereof, I, James Buchanan 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 fifteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight and of the Independence of the United States the Eighty second.

By the President: James Buchanan
By Thos J. Albright, Sec'y
Jos Gran --- , Recorder of the General Land Office


~note: the land described in the Warrant is located in Section 26, Linton twp., Allamakee county, Iowa
~source: www.glorecords.blm.gov
~transcription by S. Ferrall


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