Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Land Transaction of Josiah Sills 1827

Land Transaction Between Josiah Sills And Nathaniel Parker January 3rd 1827.

This indenture made the 3rd day of January, in the year of our lord 1827 between Nathaniel Parker of the state of Tennessee and of the county of Stewart of the one part, and Josiah Sills of the other part Witnesseth:
That the said Parker for and consideration of the sum of One Hundred and Twenty Five Dollars lawful money of the State of Tennessee in hand by the said at or before the ensealing and delivering of these present by the said Josiah Sills at the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged and the said Parker heirs and executors and administrators forever release and discharge from the same by these present having granted, bargained, and sold, aliened, remised, released, conveyed, enfeoffed, and conveyed, and confirm, and by these present do grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, release, convey, confirm, and enfeoff, and convey fully, freely, absolutely unto said Josiah Sills his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract of land containing 125 acres lying on the Tennessee River and bounded as follows to wit:
Beginning at two lynns and a honey locust on the bank of said river lower corner of Robert Nelson’s 60 acres, thence with the line thereof east, 60 poles to a hickory in said line, thence with an old marked line N. 140 poles to a popular, thence east 90 poles to a double white oak, thence N. 40 poles to two white oaks above the spring, thence west 200 poles to four Lynns on the bank of said river, thence up the same with its meanders to the beginning.
Together with all and singular the appurtenances, privileges, and advantages whatsoever unto the said above mentioned and described premises in anywise appertaining or belonging and the reversion, and reversions, remainder, and remainders events, issues, and profits thereof and also all the estate, right, title, interest, property, claim, and demand whatsoever, as well in law as in epuity of the said premises of in, and to the same and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances. To have and to hold the above grant bargained and described premises, appurtenances unto the said Josiah Sills heirs and assigns to their own proper use benefit and behoof forever. And the said Parker for his heirs executors and administrators will warrant and by these presents forever defend the above described and released premises and every part and parcel thereof unto Josiah Sills.
In witness whereof the parties of these presents hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Ackd Nathaniel Parker (seal)
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
State of Tennessee, Stewart County, May term 1827
This deed of conveyance was acknowledged in open court by Nathaniel Parker and ordered to be certified for registration.
Test W. Williams, Clerk of Stewart County Court

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