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Homestead Certificate No. 10257
Application 19548

The United States of America,


Whereas there has been deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE of the

United States a CERTIFICATE of the Register of the Land Office at Little Rock, Arkansas,

whereby it appears that, pursuant to the Act of Congress approved

20th May 1862, "To secure Homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain," and the acts supplemental thereto, the claim of Charles H. Justus has been established and duly consummated in conformity to law for the

South east quarter of the North west quarter of section eleven in Township Seventeen North of Range four West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in Arkansas, containing forty acres,

according to the Official Plat of the Survey of the said Land returned to the GENERAL LAND OFFICE by the SURVEYOR GENERAL.

Now know ye, That there is therefore granted by the UNITED STATES unto the said Charles H. Justus the tract of Land above described: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract of Land, with the appurtenances thereof, unto the said CHARLES H. JUSTUS and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In testimony whereof I, Theodore Roosevelt

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 nineteenth day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and three, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty.

By the President, T. Roosevelt

By F. M. McKean Sec'y

C H Brush, Recorder of the General Land Office

(Contributed and transcribed by Anna Newell, 2007. This was my great-grandfather.)


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