[corresponds to front of William Salmon Deed]
JOHN ADAMS, President of the United States of America, [President...America in italics]
Know ye, That in pursuance of the act of Congress passed on the first day of June 1796, entitled, " An Act
" regulating the grants of Land appropriated for Military services, and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating
" the gospel among the Heathen;" and of the several acts supplementary thereto passed on the second day of March 1799,
and on the eleventh day of February and first of March 1800, there is granted unto William Salmon
certain tract of land estimated to contain Four Thousand "
acres, being the Second Quarter of the Seventh Township in the First Range of the Tract approximately
satisfying Warranty for military services "
surveyed and located in pursuance of the acts above recited: TO HAVE and to HOLD the said described tract of land, with the
appurtenances thereof unto the said [mark] William Salmon " and to his heirs
and assigns forever, subject to the conditions, restrictions and provisions contained in the said recited acts.
[seal] In Witness whereof, the said John Adams, President of the United States of America, hath
caused the Seal of the said United States to be hereunto affixed, and signed the same with his
hand, at the City of Washington [mark] the Seventeenth day of February in the year of
our Lord 1801 ; and of the Independence of the United States of America the twenty fifth
By the President, John Adams
Acting as Secretary of State.