Certificate No. 3847
The United States of America
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:
Whereas William Conner of Marion County Indiana has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Brookville, State of Indiana whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Conner 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 East half of the South East quarter of section twenty eight in Township seventeen, of Range two, in the District of Brookville and State of Indiana, containing eighty acres according to the official play 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 Conner.
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 Conner tenances, of whatsoever nature, thereto belonging, unto the said William Conner and his heirs and assigns forever.
In testimony whereof, I, James Monroe, 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 twenty sixth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty three, and of the Independence of the United States the forty eighth. By the President. Geo. Graham, Commissioner of the General Land Office.