I have attempted to keep this looking at close to the original as I possibly can. Personal notes will be in italics, just as this note is from me. This lady is my Great-great grandmother, Clarissa Ann Victoria Day, wife of Charles B. King.
The United States of America
Certificate No. 46674} To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:
Whereas,Clarissa V. King of Wilkinson County, Mississippi has deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE of the United States a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Jackson, Mississippi, whereby it appears that full payment has been make by the said Clarisa V. King
according to the provisions of
the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled "An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands,"and the acts supplemental thereto, for the West half of the North East quarter and the West half of the South East quarter of Section thirty-four in Township four North of Range one East of Washington Meridian in Mississippi, containing one hundred and seventy-three acres and eighty-four hundredths of an acre according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been purchased by the said Clarisa V. King.
Now know ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, and in comformity with the several acts of Congress in such case made and provided, HAVE GIVEN AND GRANTED, and by these presents DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto the said Clarisa V. King and to her heirs, the said tract above described: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities, and appurtenances, of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said Clarisa V. King and to her heirs and assigns forever.
In testimony whereof, I, Theodore Roosevelt PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATE 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 twenty-ninth day
of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred
and six, and of the Independence of the United States the
one hundred and thirty-first.
__|____|__By THE PRESIDENT: T. Roosevelt.
By F. M. McKean, Secretary.
C. (?). (Bush), Recorder of the General Land Office.