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Pre-emption certificate issued to Jack H. Martin for land in Atchison County

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To all whom these presents shall come, greeting:
Preemption Certificate } Whereas, Jack H. Martin of Atchison County, Kansas Territory No. 799 has deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE of the UNITED STATES, a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Kickapoo ________ whereby it appears that FULL PAYMENT has been made by the said Jack H. Martin ________ according to the provisions of the act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An act making further provision for the sale of the public lands, “ for the North fractional all half of the North East fractional quarter of Section five, in Township six of Range twenty, in the district of lands subject to sale at Kickapoo, Kansas Territory, containing One hundred and eight acres and Seven hundredths of an acre
According to the Official Plat of the Survey of the said lands, returned to the GENERAL LAND OFFICE by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been purchased by the said Jack H. Martin __________________________________________________________
Now know ye, That the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress in such case made and provided, HAVE GIVEN AND GRANTED, and by these presents DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto the said Jack H. Martin _________________________________ and to his heirs, the said Tract above described; TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities, and appurtenances, of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said Jack H. Martin ___________ and to his heirs and assigns forever.
In testimony whereof, I, James Buchanan 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 Tenth day of November in the year of OUR LORD one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, and of the Independence of the United States the Eighty forth
BY THE PRESIDENT: [James Buchanan signature]
By I. A. B. Leonard Sec’y.
N. Granger Recorder of the General Land Office. Recorded Vol 1 page 333

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