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Title Plat and description of the claim of land of John McQueen
Object Name Deed
Scope & Content Plat and description of the claim of the heirs of John McQueen for 400 acres, on the head of Amelia Island.
This claim is designated in Report A as Claim 70 (See State Papers Vol.5, pages 58 and 66) and was confirmed to the claimants by Register and Receiver of East Florida in the Report of the 13th December 1827 acting as Commissioners under the 4th Section of the Act of Congress the 8th of February 1827, entitled "An Act for to provide for the confirmation and settlement of private land claims in East Florida, and for other purposes." (See Statues at Large, Vol. 4, page 202)
diagram of claim
Township 3, South of Range 28, East (surveyed in 1831 by Henry Washington and George Willis, Deputy Surveyors, under their joint contract with Robert Butler, Surveyor General of Florida of 31st of January 1831.)
Detailed description follows.
Catalog Number 1995.024.065
Collection AIMH
Accession number 1995.024
Caption Plat and description of the claim of heirs of John McQueen
Number of images 3
People McQueen, John
Baschelot, John
Willis, George
Washington, Henry
Butler, Robert
Subjects Land grants
Classification Land description