Record from Platte County Recorder of deeds – for 800 pieces of money, likely German currency (Hamburg mark banco) would have to have been be converted to approximately US$278 (or $10,222 in 2015 dollars, see Historical currency converter). 

October 23, 1843 Johann Floersch purchased 160 acres of land in Weston from Robert and Lucinda Patton for 800 “pieces of money” (presumably German currency), valued at 93 3/4 cents (does this possibly mean the 800

The German Confederation was established in 1815. However, the Confederation did not have a uniform currency. The Confederation was made up of approximately 35 principalities and cities, and they each issued their own coins.  (See The History of Currency in Germany)

All tract of parcel of land same quarter section land approved of preemtpion of General Land Office May 23, 1843, under preemption law of 1840.  160 acres, 4 acres of corn, 2 cow, 4 sheep, all lumber from sawmill

Martins Saw Mill –

Trnscribed by Gene Floersch

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