Register’s Office, Certificate, to JS, , Adams Co., IL, 2 Aug. 1842; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of William Flood; dockets in handwriting of William Flood and unidentified scribe; one page; Land Entry Case File 16591, Record Group 49, Records of the Bureau of Land Management, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC. Includes docket.
LAND OFFICE, at Ill.2nd. August 18342
IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED, That, in pursuance of Law, Joseph SmithCounty, State ofon this day purchased of the Registerof this Office, the Lot orSouth East quarter——of Section No. Twenty fivein Township No. Seven Northof Range No. Eight WestcontainingOne hundred and Sixty——acres, at the rate ofonedollar andtwenty fivecents per acre, amounting toTwo hundred———dollars and——cents, for which the saidJoseph Smith——hasmade payment in full as required by law.
Now therefore be it known, That, on presentation of this Certificate to the Commisioner of the General Land Office, the said Joseph Smithshall be entitled to receive a Patent for the lot above described.