Original 1876 Land Deed Signed President Ulysses S. Grant-excellent Condition For Sale
ORIGINAL 1876 LAND DEED SIGNED PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT (MAY HAVE BEEN SIGNED BY A SECRETARY, NOT GRANT HIMSELF)
THE DEED IS FOR ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY ACRES OF LAND IN SPRINGFIELD, DAKOTA TERRITORY TO WILLIAM ABBOTT.
WILLIAM ABBOTT - WILLIAM WAS BORN SEPTEMBER 19, 1840 AND A NATIVE OF YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND. THE ABBOTT FAMILY LOCATED TO ALBION, DANE COUNTY WISCONSIN, WHEN WILLIAM WAS 8 AND WILLIAM REMAINED THERE UNTIL 1892, WHEN HE MOVED TO SOUTH DAKOTA. HE DIED IN SOUTH DAKOTA AT THE AGE OF EIGHTY-FOUR YEARS. IN MAY 14, 1861, HE ENLISTED IN COMPANY K, WISCONSIN VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, AND WAS THE FIRST TO ENLIST FROM ALBION. THE COMPANY WAS ORGANIZED AT MADISON, WISCONSIN, AND FROM THERE WAS SENT TO FOND DU LAC; THENCE TO HAGERSTOWN, WHERE THEY WERE ARMED AND BECAME A PARTY OF THE "ARMY OF THE POTOMAC." THEY SPENT MOST OF THE TIME IN MARYLAND DURING THE YEAR 1861. HIS REGIMENT THEN WENT TO VIRGINIA AND WAS ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN THE CAMPAIGN IN THAT STATE, INCLUDING ALL THE PRINCIPAL BATTLES. AT THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG MR. ABBOTT WAS TAKEN PRISONER, CONFINED ABOUT THREE MONTHS IN THE PRISON AT BELLE ISLE AND PAROLED. HE THEN AGAIN JOINED THE REGIMENT AND WENT WEST TO TAKE PART IN SHERMANS CAMPAIGN THROUGH ATLANTA, AT WHICH TIME MR. ABBOTTS THREE YEARS FOR WHICH HE ENLISTED, EXPIRED. HE THEN RE-ENLISTED IN THE SEVENTY-SECOND ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY AND SERVED UNTIL THE CLOSE OF THE WAR. DURING THE FIRST THREE YEARS OF THE WAR MR. ABBOTT PARTICIPATED IN THE FOLLOWING BATTLES: WINCHESTER, BULL RUN, ANTIETAM, CHANCELLORSVILLE AND GETTYSBURG, WHERE OUR SUBJECT WAS TAKEN PRISONER. AT THE BATTLE OF CEDAR MOUNTAIN, AUGUST 9, 1862, HE WAS WOUNDED BY A SPLINT FROM A FENCE-RAIL PIERCING HIS RIGHT THIGH, THE RESULT OF A MUSKET BALL STRIKING THE RAIL WHILE HE WAS IN THE ACT OF CLIMBING OVER A FENCE. IN 1865 HE RECEIVED HIS SECOND HONORABLE DISCHARGE AT SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, AND RETURNED TO HIS HOME IN WISCONSIN AND BEGAN SCHOOL AT THE ALBION ACADEMY. HE ARRIVED IN BON HOMME COUNTY, DAKOTA IN THE 1970S. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN IN DAKOTA, AT WHICH TIME HE PURCHASED THE PROPERTY, AND IN 1874 HE LOCATED UPON IT AND IMPROVED IT. THE LAND IS STILL IN USE TODAY AND INCLUDES A LARGE, FINE RESIDENCE, AND GOOD AND SUBSTANTIAL OUTBUILDINGS. IT INCLUDES ONE OF THE LARGEST APPLE ORCHARDS IN THE COUNTY, CONTAINING SEVENTY-FIVE LARGE, THRIFTY TREES.
THE DEED IS NOTARIZED WITH AN OFFICIAL SEAL AND SIGNED IN TWO PLACES BY PRESIDENT ULYSSES GRANT. THIS DEED IS IN EXCELLENT COSMETIC CONDITION AND HAVE NO VISIBLE OR MAJOR RIPS, TEARS, DETERIORATION. THIS IS A GREAT BUY FOR A VERY RARE PIECE OF AUTHENTIC AND ORIGINAL AMERICAN HISTORY.
ORIGINAL 1876 LAND DEED SIGNED BY PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT-EXCELLENT CONDITION (pce131707)
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