James Madison President of the United States of America
TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:
Know Ye, That Aaron Nutt of Hamilton County
having deposited in the Treasury a certificate of the Register of the Land office at Cincinnati, whereby it appears that full payment
has been made for the east half of [carrot mark] section [above carrot mark] Twenty five of township Two range Six [line]
of the Land lying between the Great Miami river and the Virginia reservation, sold under the direction of the Register of the Land-office
at Cincinnati, by virtue of the right of pre-emption granted by law to certain persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes or his
associates, There is granted, by the United States, in pursuance of teh act of Congree in that case provided, unto the said Aaron Nutt
the half [line] section of land above described: To have and to hold the said half [line]
section of land, with the appurtenances, unto the said Aaron Nutt his [line] heirs and assigns forever.
[seal] In testimony whereof, I have caused these Letter 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 twentieth day of July
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundread and twelve and of the Independence of
the United States of America, the twenty [ink stain] seventh
BY THE PRESIDENT, James Madison
Edward Tiffin Commiss. of the General Land Office
Recorded pa. 276.