ABRAHAM LINCOLN LAND GRANT DOCUMENT, DECEMBER 10TH 1861, H 10", W 16"
A land grant document granting bounty land of 120 acres near Fort Des Moines, Iowa to George F. Mitchell, guardian of Sally Emathla, child of a deceased private in Captian Hopiah's Company Creek Volunteers, Seminole War. Secretarial signed Abraham Lincoln by William Stoddard. Warrant No. 80,257. Recorded Vol. 463, page 424. Pencil writing on verso reads " George Mitchell, maternal grandfather of Edith Crawford Wildrick and Pauline Crawford Tracy". Framed under UV protected acrylic.
Creasing to the paper. Water damage along the upper horizontal crease. Some foxing to the paper. Some fading to the ink.