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Top half of a land grant to James Tarrentine for 202.5 acres in the first district of Baldwin County, Georgia. Date is approximate, based on treaty date noted in document.
State of Georgia By His Excellency: John Milledge Governor and Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of this State, and of the Militia thereof. To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting: Know Ye, That in pursuance of the several acts passed by the General Assembly to make distribution of the lands, obtained from the Creek Nation of Indians by the United States Commissioners in a treaty entered into at or near Fort Wilkinson, on the sixteenth day of June, eighteen hundred and two; and by virtue of the powers in me vested; I have given and granted, and by these presents, in the name and behalf of the said state, Do give and grant unto James Sarrentine of the County of Hancock his heirs and assigns forever; all that tract, lot, or parcel of land, containing two hundred two and an half acres, situate, lying and being in the First district, Baldwen County, in the said State, and butting and bounding North East
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Milledge, John, "Fragment of a deed distributing 202.5 acres of land "obtained from the Creek Nation of Indians" in Baldwin County, Georgia to James Tarrentine 1802." (1802). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 129.
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