Documents
Mentioning HARN & Alachua County
Submitted by Ed Harn

To the Register of the Land Office at Newnansville EF

Under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved on the 4thday of August, A.D. 1842, entitled "An act to provide
for the armed occupation and settlement of the unsettled part of the Peninsula of East Florida:

To all whom it may concern:
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the act of Congress above cited, I, Henry Harn do hereby apply to the 
Register of the proper Land Office for a PERMIT to settle upon One hundred and sixty acres of unappropriated public 
land lying south of the line dividing townships numbered nine and ten, south of the base line, and situated as herein 
described.
  
I Swear that I am the head of a family and that I became a resident of Florida in the month of January in the year Eighteen 
hundred and twenty five.

I swear that the settlement herein intended is not "within two miles of any permanent military post of the United States, 
established and garrisoned at the time of such settlement, and that the same is not known or believed to interfere with any 
private claim that has been duly filed with any of the Boards of Commissioners, surveyed or unsurveyed, confirmed or 
unconfirmed.

                   Description of the intended settlement.

Beginning at a Corner at Stake and running due north forty chains to a corner thence running due west forty chains to a 
corner thence running due south 40 chains to a corner thence running due east 40 chains to the place of beginning.  And  
matching an Indian old field known as seven mile field. 
    Given __?_my hand this 14th day of December, AD 1842
                                                     Henry Harn 

We certify that the above is a true copy of the original now on file in this office ______?_______  _______?_____

I swear that the statements herein contained are true to the best of my belief.
                                                                            Henry Harn.

Sworn and subscribed before me an acting justice of the peace for east Florida this 14th day of December 1842
          J Garrason
                Justice of the peace for Alachua county

I , Henry Harn being a settler in Florida on the 4th day of august 1842 and being about to apply to the proper authorities 
for the benefit of the act of Congress approved on the day aforesaid,  entitled "an act to provide for the armed occupation 
and settlement of the unsettled part of the Peninsula of East Florida do hereby declare on oath that I am not the owner of 
one hundred sixty acres of land
                        Henry Harn

___?___ before me an acting Justice of the Peace for East Florida this 14 th day of December 1842 
                J Garrason
                 Justice of the Peace
                 for Alachua Co.

We Certify that the  above is a true copy of the original and that I Garrason  was an acting justice of the peace at the time 
of signing according to the certificate __?__  Seal of the Clerk of the County Court.
                                                                                   James _______
                                                                                                 Register
                                                                                    ___ Parsons
                                                                                                 Received