Land Grant of Odisco M. Caro
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
To All To Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting:
Homestead Certificate No. 12853
Whereas there has been deposited in the GENERAL LAND OFFICE of the United States a CERTIFICATE of the Register of the
Land Office in Montgomery, Alabama, whereby it appears that pursuant to the Act of Congress approved 20th May, 1862, “To
secure Homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain,” and the acts supplemental thereto, the claim of Odisco M. Caro
has been established and duly consummated in conformity to law for the North half of the North West quarter and the South West
quarter of the North West quarter of section three in Township three North of Range thirteen East of St. Stephens Meridian in
Alabama, containing one hundred and twenty acres and one hundredth of an acre according to the Official Plat of the Survey of
the said Land returned to the GENERAL LAND OFFICE by the SURVEYOR GENERAL.
Now know ye, That there is granted by the UNITED STATES unto the said Odisco M. Caro the tract of Land above described:
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract of Land, with the appurtenances thereof, unto the said Odisco M. Caro and to his heirs and
In testimony whereof I, William McKinley President of the United States, 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-eighth day of November, in the year of Our Lord one
thousand nine hundred, and the fifth Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty fifth.
By the President: William McKinley
By M. McKeon, Secretary