Deed copy available via www.rootsweb.com/~fahps Monroe County Tennessee Archives

 

Deed Book B

Pages 318, 319

Cabin Smith

to

Gideon Morgan, Jun.

 

No. 170

 

This indenture made and concluded this 5th day of March in the year of our Lord , One thousand eight hundred and ninteen between Cabin Smith a native of the Cherokee Nation of Indians and Gideon Morgan Jur. of the state of Tennessee and Town of Knoxville.  Witnesseth that the said Cabbin Smith hath bargained, sold and convered and by these presents doth bargain, sell and convey unto the said Gideon Morgan a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the State of Tennessee and County of Blount on the Waters of little Tennessee river at a place called Nicholsons or Blairs ferry on said river containing six hundred and forty acres to be located in equal quantities on both sides of said River being the same tract of land which was reserved to the said Cabbin Smith by the late treaty made and executed the twenty seventy day of February in the present year by and between the Honorable John C. Calhoun, Secty. of War in behalf of the untied States and the Cherokee Deputation at the city of Washington for and consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars to the said Cabbin Smith the receipt (unknown word) is hereby acknowledged duly warranting and defending the aforesaid tract of land with its (?hereditaments) and appurtenances to the said Gideon Morgan from him said Cabbin Smith his heirs and assigns and all other person or persons whatsoever to the said Gideon Morgan, Jun and his heirs forever.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and date above written.  Signed, sealed and delivered in presents of Cabbin (X) Smith (Seal)

Witness

Return J. Meigs

John Lowry.

 

State of Tennessee

Monroe County

June Session 1820,  I William L. Blair Clerk of the Court of pleas and quarter session of Monroe County do certify that at Jun(e) Sessions 1820 of said court the within deed of conveyance was proven by John Lowry a subscribing witness thereto ___  ____  __ ___

William Blair, Clerk