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    U. S. Land Grant to Jacob Gable [son of Valentine Gable, son of immigrant John Gable], Calhoun County, MS, 9October 1845, recorded Vol. 38, Page 420, E:

    NO. 19,103 )


    To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

    WHEREAS, Jacob Gable of Chickasaw County, Mississippi, has deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE of the United States, a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at PONTOTOC whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Jacob Gable, according to the provisions of two several treaties with the Chickasaw Indians, dated October 20th, 1832, and May 24th, 1834, the act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled "An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands," and the several acts of Congress supplemental thereto, for the SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION THIRTY THREE, IN TOWNSHIP FOURTEEN, OF RANGE ONE, EAST, IN THE DISTRICT OF LANDS SUBJECT TO SALE AT PONTOTOC, MISSISSIPPI, CONTAINING ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY TWO ACRES AND NINETY FIVE 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 JACOB GABLE.

    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, unto the said JACOB GABLE and to HIS heirs, the same 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 JACOB GABLE and to his heirs and assigns forever.

    IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, JAMES K. POLK, 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 thereunto affixed.

    GIVEN under my hand at the CITY OF WASHINGTON, the ninth day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five and of the INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES the seventeenth.

    BY THE PRESIDENT: James K. Polk

    By J. Knox Walker, Secy.

    Jos. S. Wilson Acting Recorder
    of the General Land Office

    ad interim

    [Transcribed by Zelma W. Price, Of Whom I Came; From Whence I Came - Wells-wise, Rish-wise and Otherwise (Greenville, MS: Privately printed, 1962), vol. 3 ["The Gable Volume"], pp. 131-2; submitted by Carl I. Gable, Jr., [email protected]]

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