Donation of Land to Rachel Munson, A Former Indian CaptivePage Image
State of Illinois,
County of Putnam, ss.
I, Hooper Warren, Clerk of the County Commissioners Court of said County, do hereby certify, that William Munson and Rachael Hall, were, on the seventh day of March, 1833, lawfully joined in Marriage, in said county, as appears to me of record in my office.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixid the seal of said court, at Hennepin, this 13th day of May, 1834.
Ottawa Illinois. May 14th 1834
His excellency, The Governor of the state of Illinois.
Sir. By an act of the Legislature who Rachel Hall One of the two Young ladies who was captured by the Hostile Indians is entitled to a donation of 80 Acres of land to be selected out land Of any of the canal land &c. Which selection has been made and I hereby make application for a deed to 40 Acres. On the south half of the East half of the South East quarter of Section No. 13 In township No. 33 N. Range No. 4 East of the third principal Meridian, and 40 acres On the West part of the North fractional half of Section No. 19. Township No. 33 N. Range No. 5 East for the Benefit of William Munson and Rachel Munson late Rachel Hall
The Auditor and Secty. of State will make out a Patent in the above case
24 June 1834 John Reynolds Gov.
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