Harbert Gregory

Land Grant

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Book 10, Pg. 47 - 10 May 1828

(Middle Tennessee District Land Grant)

Harbert Gregory 37 ˝  acres on the waters of Peytons Creek


Recorded June 6th, 1828


The State of Tennessee - No. 8027


To All To Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting:  KNOW YE, that for, and in consideration of the sum of one cent per acre, paid into the office of the Entry-Taker of Smith County, and entered on the 2nd day of January 1826 pursuant to the provisions of an Act of the General Assembly of said state, passed on the twenty second day of November, one thousand eight hundred and twenty three, and the acts supplemental thereto by No. 516.


There is granted by the said state of Tennessee, unto Harbert Gregory a certain Tract or Parcel of Land, containing thirty seven and a half acres by survey bearing date the 16th day of January 1827 lying in said county, on the waters of Peytons Creek and bounded as follows to wit beginning at a black walnut and white oak in said Gregory’s West boundary Town’s South East corner thence West with his South boundary one hundred poles to a stake thence South with Maces East boundary fifty five poles to a hickory his North West corner of another tract thence East with the North boundary of the same and with Major Gregorys North boundary one hundred & forty one poles and two thirds to a poplar his North East corner thence North twenty four poles to a beech in said Harbert Gregorys South boundary thence West fifty one and two third poles to a white walnut his South West corner thence North twenty six poles to the Beginning.


With the hereditaments and appurtenances. To have and to hold, the said Tract or Parcel of Land, with its appurtenances, to the said Harbert Gregory and his heirs forever.  In witness whereof, Samuel Houston Governor of the State of Tennessee, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the great seal of the state to be affixed, at Nashville, on the 10th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight, and of the Independence of the United States the fifty second.


By The Governor, Sam Houston


                                                        Secretary, Daniel Graham


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