William Jordan–80 acres in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
the east half of the north-east quarter of section 35 in township 24 north of range 5 west
Purchased November 21, 1829
for $100 ($1.25/acre)
signed (initialed) by President Andrew Jackson on February 1, 1831
The United States of America
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:
Whereas William Jordan, Senr. of Tippacanoe county, Indiana, has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Crawfordsville, whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jordan, Senr. 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 North-East quarter of Section thirty-five, in Township twenty-four North, of Range five West in the district of lands Subject to Sale at Crawfordsville, Indiana, containing eighty acres, according to the official plat 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 Jordan, Senr.
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 Jordan, Senr. and to his heirs, the said tract above described: To Have and to Hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immanities, and appurtenances of whatsoever nature thereunto belonging unto the said William Jordan and to his heirs and assigns forever.
In testimony whereof, I Andrew Jackson, 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.
Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, and of the Independence of the United States the
By the President,
E.H. Commissioner of the General Office
Source: U.S. Bureau of Land Management: General Land Office Records (Land Patents)