Boldly Signed 1823 “James Monroe” Vellum Land Grant
JAMES MONROE (1758-1831). 5th President of the United States. During the War of 1812, Monroe held the critical roles of both Secretary of State and the Secretary of War under President James Madison.
March 20, 1823-Dated, Partly-Printed Document Signed, “James Monroe” as President and Countersigned by John McLean, 1 page, measuring 16.25” x 9.75”, Washington, on Vellum, Very Fine. This complete solid Vellum Land Grant is very clean and has its full original Wax and Paper Embossed Star Shaped Seal at lower left. This Grant is made to Jesse D. Conde (1791-1863) for over 100 Acres in the State of Indiana. Usual folds, the central manuscript handwritten text brown ink has faded yet remains visible and readable. The President’s full signature, “James Monroe” is in rich deep brown ink measuring a large 3.25” long with strong eye appeal.
Jesse D. Conde, 1791 - 1863
Jesse D. Conde was born on month day 1791, at birth place, New York, to Jesse I. Conde and Parthenia Conde (born Ogden). Jesse was born on March 9 1743, in Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York. Parthenia was born in North Castle Township, Westchester County, New York.
Jesse had 3 siblings: Elizabeth Conde and 2 other siblings.
Jesse married Mary Conde (born Duell) in 1820, at age 28 at marriage place, New York.
Mary was born on April 24 1811. They had one son: Julius A. Conde.
Jesse passed away on month day 1863, at age 71 at death place, Indiana.
He was buried at burial place, Indiana.