William Rex Stepter Land Records
Certificate No. 13280
The United States of America
To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:
Whereas William Rex Stepter of Massac County, Illinois has deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE
of the United States, a certificate of the REGISTER OF THE LAND OFFICE at Shawneetown whereby it appears that fill
payment has been made by the said William Rex Stepter according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the
24th of April, 1820, entitled "An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands," for
the NorthEast quarter of the SouthWest quarter of section Thirty-three, in Township Fifteen South, of Range Five
East, in the District of Lands subject to sale at Shawneetown Illinois containing forty acres, according to the
official plot of the survey of the said Lands, returned to the General Land Office by the SURVEYOR GENERAL, which
said tract has been purchased by the said William Rex Stepter.
NOW KNOW YE, That the United States of America, in consideration of the Premises, and in conformity
with the several acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, HAVE GIVEN AND GRANTED, and by these presents
DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto the said William Rex Stepter and to his heirs, the said tract above described: TO HAVE
AND TO HOLD the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities, and appurtenances of whatsoever nature,
thereunto belonging, unto the said William Rex Stepter and to his heirs and assigns forever.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, *, Willard 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
GIVEN under my hand, at the CITY OF WASHINGTON, the first day of July in the
Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty one and of the INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES the Seventy
BY THE PRESIDENT: Willard Fillmore
By Alex McCormick Asst, Sec'y.
E. L. Terry RECORDER of the General Land Office
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