Transcribed By Celeste Miller
Book 21, Pg. 619 - 18 October 1847
(Middle Tennessee District Land Grant)
Jeremiah Gregory 66+ acres on the Nickojack Branch of Peytons Creek
Recorded 20th October 1847
The State of Tennessee - No. 18587
To All To Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting: KNOW YE, that in consideration of an entry made in the Office of the Entry-Taker of Smith County pursuant to an act of the General Assembly of said state passed on the 9th day of January 1830 and entered on the 26th day of August 1845 by No. ____.
There is granted by the said State of Tennessee, unto Jeremiah Gregory a certain Tract or Parcel of Land, containing sixty six and 144 poles by survey bearing date the 9th day of September 1846 lying in said county on the Nickojack Branch of Peytons Creek and bounded as follows to wit Beginning on an ash and sugar tree running thence South crossing said branch at 76 poles in all 80 poles to a stake in Thomas Gregorys line thence West with said line crossing a branch at 76 poles in all 120 poles to a beech thence North crossing the branch at 22 poles in all 29 poles to a beech thence East 23 ½ poles to a stake thence North 33 poles to a black oak on a high hill thence East 96 ½ 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 Jeremiah Gregory and his heirs forever. In witness whereof, Neil S. Brown 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 18th October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven and of the Independence of the United States the seventy second.
By the Governor, N.S. Brown
Secretary, John S. Young