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Jeremiah Mayner Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0370

This collection consists of one land grant from the United States government to Jeremiah Mayner for his service in the military. He served as a private in Captain Powell’s Company during the Florida War. The granting of military bounty land in the United States was a common practice to encourage enlistments or reward soldiers for previous service. The grant was signed by President Franklin Pierce.

Dates

  • 1856 January 15

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of one land grant from the United States government to Jeremiah Mayner for his service in the military. He served as a private in Captain Powell’s Company during the Florida War.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information found.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in 1966.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480