I have attempted to keep this looking at close to the original as I possibly can. This is my Great-grandfather.
The United States of America
Certificate No. 46168} To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:
Whereas,Henry Clay 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 made by the said Henry Clay 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 South half of the North East quarter and the South half of the North West quarter of section twenty five in Township four North of Range one East of Washington Meridian in Mississippi, containing one hundred and seventy-two acres and ninety seven 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 Henry Clay 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 GIVE AND GRANTED, and by these presents DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto the said Henry Clay King
and to his 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 Henry Clay King
and to his heirs and assigns forever.
In testimony whereof,I Theodore Roosevelt
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 sixth dayBy THE PRESIDENT: T. Roosevelt
of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred
and five, and of the Independence of the United States the
one hundred and thirtieth.
By F. M. McKean, Secretary.
C. (H). Brush, Recorder of the General Land Office.