Year 1828. CLAIMS IN MICHIGAN. Page 226
NOTICE. Joseph Vaillancourt enters his claim with the register of the land office at Detroit to a certain tract of land situated in the village of Michilimackinac, being the same lot on which the claimant now lives, and containing, according to a survey by Andrew Greely, one hundred and three thousand nine hundred and fifty-two square feet.
MICHILIMACKINAC COUNTY, ss:
Personally appeared before me, the subscriber, one of the justices of the peace for the county afotesaid, Pierre Suscelier and Pierre Nadeau, who, being duly sworn, depose and say that the above-named Joseph Vaillancourt, previous to the war between the United States and Great Britain, occupied the tract of land mentioned and described in the above notice; and that he has continued and still continues to occupy the same; and that he has a dwelling-house, stable, and other considerable improvements made theron; and further say not.
Sworn and subscribed before me this 21st day of August, 1823.
J. W. BAILEY, J. P.
DETROIT, October 29, 1823.At the sitting of this day the preceding claim of Joseph Vaillancourt is confirmed, as set forth in his notice prefixed.
Transcribed by Patricia Hamp © March 2006
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