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1831 Andrew Jackson Signed Land Grant - Signed as President!

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,080

Original 1831 land grant signed by Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh President of the United States (1829-1837). The official government document grants a parcel of land to Nathaniel Walker of Ohio, according to the provisions provided by an 1820 Act of Congress. The document, which is both printed and handwritten on parchment, is dated March 1, 1831, and has been officially signed in black ink along the bottom by both President "Andrew Jackson" and the Commissioner of the General Land Office, "Elijah Hayward." The Jackson signature, which is exceptionally large, measuring six inches in length, grades "8/9," while Heyward's signature grades "7/8." The official government seal, which is badly faded, remains affixed in the lower left corner. The document (15.5 x 9.5 inches) displays both horizontal and vertical fold lines, with light toning affecting the vertical folds. In outstanding Very Good to Excellent condition overall. Presidential signatures dating from the president's respective term in office, especially on official government documents, are always the ideal and this remains a fine example from "Old Hickory's" first term in office. Matted and framed together with a small photographic print of Jackson to total dimensions of 33 x 19.5 inches. LOA from James Spence/JSA. SOLD FOR $1,080

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