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Deed from:
E. D. Pickett
To: Alfred M. Smith
August 16, 1869

State of Tennessee, Marion County.

8/16/1869
Pickett E. D.
To deed
Smith Alfred M.

I, Edward D. Pickett have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to Alfred M. Smith his heirs and assigns forever for the consideration of six hundred dollars to me paid a certain tract of land in the State and County aforesaid and in District No. 3 containing by estimation twenty-five acres more or less beginning on a white oak on the south east bank of Sequachee River running thence south to the top of the bank on the south side of Sloughs or south prong of Looneys Creek to a stake and pointers; thence running as it meanders on the top of the south bank of said sloughs or creek to a beech tree where a ditch runs into said sloughs or creek; thence running in the center of said sloughs or creek as it meanders to a stake and pointers in said sloughs or creek; thence southwardly to a poplar stump on the bank of said sloughs or creek; thence eastwardly to a black gum Pickett corner known as Townsons tract; thence to Hoodenpyles and Picketts corner; thence northwardly seventeen poles to a chestnut corner on Teagues line; thence with Teagues line one hundred twenty-seven poles to the beginning. To have the same to the said Alfred M. Smith his heirs and assigns forever. I do convenient with the said Alfred M. Smith that I am lawfully seized of said land have a good right to convey it and that the same is unencumbered, I do further covenant and by myself my land and every part thereof to the said Alfred M. Smith his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whatever. Signed sealed and acknowledged in our presence the 16th day of August A. D. 1869.

E. D. Pickett

Witness
John R. Holloway
N. N. Tygart

State of Tennessee
Marion County.

Personally appeared before me H. G. Blansett Clerk of the County Court of said County the within named E. D. Pickett the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing deed for the purposes therein contained.

Witness my hand at office this 26th day of February 1870.

H. G. Blansett Clk.

Filed in office and noted for rgistration February 28th 1870.
Stamped one dollar.

W. J. Johnson Reg.


Transcribed and submitted by Helen L. Smith Hoke

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