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Levi Todd ceritifes that Elizabeth Kirkman is entitled to benefits as a resident on the western frontier. Todd helped found Lexington, Kentucky and was a prominent figures in that state. He was Mary Todd Lincoln's grandfather.
[recto]Court continued and held for Fayette County November the 14th 1782 Due application and satisfactory proof being made this Court doth certify to the Surveyor of Fayette County that Elizabeth Kirkner is entitled to the Benefit of an act entitled "An Act for the relief of certain persons now Resident on the Western Frontier[".] A copy teste [signed] to Levi Todd[?] [verso] Do Assign my Right & Title[?] of the within recited Certificate unto Robert Patterson for value Rec. Witness my Hand this 7th Day of Oct. 1782. Test. Elizabeth x[her mark] Kirkman [signed] And W. Steele
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Todd, Levi, "Certificate endorsed by Levi Todd" (1782). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 99.
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