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Photographer: Paul Fehrenbach
Taken: May 24, 2018
Caption: Historic Bounty Land Memorial
Additional Description: Historic Bounty Land Memorial
(Private Thomas Toam – War of 1812 Veteran – received a warrant to own the land on which this memorial is built)
The United States of America Vol. 0722 Page 499 to whom these presents shall come, Greetings. Whereas in pursuance of the Act of Congress approved March 3, 1855, entitled an act of addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in military service of the United States, there has been deposited in the general land office warrant no. 24871 for 120 acres in favor of Thomas Toam, private, Lieutenant Davenport’s Company, Virginia military War … 1812. With evidence that the name has been duly located upon the lots number thirteen, four and five of section nineteen in township thirty two of range fifteen in the district lands subject to sale at Hudson, Wisconsin containing one hundred and twenty eight acres and fifty one-hundreds of an acre.
Submitted: May 29, 2018, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.
Database Locator Identification Number: p428071
File Size: 4.327 Megabytes
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