Receiver’s Office, Receipt, to JS, Lexington, Lafayette Co., MO, 22 June 1836; printed form with manuscript additions in the handwriting of E. M. Ryland; signature and endorsement in handwriting of E. M. Ryland; Land Entry Case File 7873; Record Group 49, Records of the Bureau of Land Management, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC.
RECEIVED fromJoseph Smith Jrof[blank]countythe sum ofFive hundreddollars, being in full forNorth west 1/4. South west 1/4 & w 1/2 of N. E. 1/4 of Section No Twenty seventownship No. Fifty six ([blank])north of the base line and west of the fifth principal meridian, range No. Twenty ninecontainingFour hundredacres, at the rate of $ 125per acre.