American State Papers; Documents, Legislative and Executive of the Congress of the United States Volume 8, V. 8

American State Papers; Documents, Legislative and Executive of the Congress of the United States Volume 8, V. 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...F. R. Conway, J. H. Reife, and F. H. Martin, commissioners. Paul Dejarlais, claiming 800 arpens of land. (See book No. 6, page 84.) The board are unanimously of opinion that this claim ought not to be confirmed. For reasons, see decision in the claim of Louis Lamalicc, No. 80. F. H. MARTIN, F. R. CONWAY, JAMES H. RELFE. Clans 2. No. 126.--Baptiste Marion, claiming 800 arpens. To Don Carlos Dehault Delassus, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Louisiana; Sir: Baptiste Marion has the honor to represent to you, that wishing to form an establishment in the upper part of this province, where he has been residing for a long time, therefore the petitioner has recourse to your goodness, praying that you may be pleased to grant to him a tract of land of 800 arpens in superficie, to be taken on the vacant lands of the King's domain, in the place which will appear most convenient to the interest of your petitioner, who presumes to hope this favor of your justice. St. Louis, February 17, 1800. - BAPTISTE X MARION. maik. St. Louis Of Illinois, February 21, 1800. Being assured that the petitioner has means sufficient to improve the lands which he solicits, I do grant to him the land which he solicits, for him and his heirs, if it is not prejudicial to any.person, and the surveyor, Don Antonio Soulard, shall put the interested in possession of the quantity of land solicited, in a vacant part of the royal domain; and this being executed, he shall draw out a plat of survey, delivering the same to said party, with his certificate, in order to serve to him in obtaining the title in form from the intendant general, to whom alone corresponds the distributing and granting all classes of lands, &c. CARLOS DEHAULT DELASSUS. St. Louis, December 13, 1832. more

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