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Richard Drewry’s Rev War Land Warrant for 160 Acres in Barry Co., MO
Land Office at Springfield, MO.
from US Bureau of land Management  - General Land Office Records

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Warrant NO. 34620

To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Wereas, In pursuance of the act of Congress, Approved March 3, 1855, entitled “An Act in addition to certain Acts granting Bounty Land to certain Officers and Soldiers who have been engaged in military service of the United States” there has been deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE  Warrant NO. 34620 for 160 acres in favor of Jemima DREWRY, widow of Richard DREWRY, Private Revolutionary War.

With evidence that the same has been duly located upon the Southwest quarter of the North Southeast quarter of the Northwest, and the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter of  Section fifteen, in Township Twenty-four, North of Range Twenty-Eight West, in District of lands subject to the sale at Springfield, Missouri containing One Hundred Sixty acres.

According to the Official Plate of the Survey of said Lands returned to the General Land Office by the SURVEYOR GENERAL the said Warrant having been Assigned by the said Jemima DREWRY to William M. LEE and James ARCHER in whose farm and tract has been located.

NOW KNOW YE that there is therefore granted by the UNITED STATES unto the said William M. LEE and James ARCHER as assignees as aforesaid and to their heirs the tract of land above described: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract of Land, with the appurtenances thereof, unto said William M. LEE and James ARCHER as assignees as aforesaid and their heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony Whereof I,  James Buchanan 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 hereunto affixed.  GIVEN under my hand, at the City of Washington, the First day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Fifty-Nine, and of the INDEPENDENCE of the United States the Eighty-Third year
Signed by the President - James Buchanan
Signed by the Sec’y - J
Signed by the Recorder of the General Land Office
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Barry County Missouri - Southwest corner of MO - borders AR.




John J. DREWRY sells to Mary E. LEE 1860

How is she connected to the William M. LEE above?


1860 - land office Springfield - Missouri - 160 acres
Patentees :
Mary A. LEE
E. J. LOONEY
John J. DREWRY

Warrantee - Mathew EARLES - Private

Warrant No 48060 for 160 acres in favor of Elizabeth EARLES, Mary Jane EARLES and William EARLES minor children of Mathew EARLES deceased. Private - Capt Cook’s Company Tennessee Militia Cherokee Removal.

With evidence that the same has been duly located on the southwest quarter of Section One in Township Twenty-four of Range Twenty-eight within District of lands subject to sale at Springfield, Missouri, containing one hundred and sixty acres.

Accoding to the Official Plat of the Survey of said Lands returned to the General land Office by the Surveyor General the said warrant having been assigned by E. J. LOONEY, Clerk of the County Court of Weakley County Tennessee to John J. DREWRY and by turn to Mary  A. LEE in whose favor said tract has been located.

Now know Ye - that there is therefore granted by the United States unto the said Mary A. LEE as assignee as aforesaid and to her heirs the tract of land above described: To have and to hold the said tract of land with the appurtenances thereof, unto said Mary A. LEE as assignee as aforesaid and to her heirs and assigns forever.

Signed by President of United States - James Buchanan
May 15, 1860.
dent  - Martin Van Buren
August 7, 1838