James Reed to Hugh Findley, 1811

Transcribed by Robert McCann at mccannra@hotmail.com
© October 5, 2007

Source: Trancribed from microfilm copies ordered from the Sumner County Archives

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DEED - for 14 Acres - deed book 6, pages 64-65

This Indenture made this twenty-eight day of January eighteen hundred and eleven Between James Reed and Hugh Findley both of Sumner County and State of Tennessee witnesseth that the Said James Reed for and in Consideration of Sixty Dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargained sold conveyed and confirmed unto the Said Hugh Findley his heirs &c a certain tract or parcel of land situate on the waters of Station Camp in our County of Sumner and bounded as follows to wit. Beginning at a White Oak and dogwood the North east Corner of a survey of two hundred and twenty eight acres Surveyed and granted to Joshua Scott and Hugh Crawford runs South one hundred poles to hickory on the line of David Kennedy. Thence West with said Kennedy's line twenty two poles and two fifths of a pole to a stake. Thence North One hundred poles to an ash on David Looney's line. Thence East to the Beginning making fourteen Acres be the same, more or less To have and to hold to the said Hugh Findley the above described land with all it's Singular its rights and appurtenances whatsoever to the Said Hugh Findley his heirs and assigns forever and the said James Reed doth for himself his heirs &c Covenant and agree to and With the Said Hugh Findley his heirs &c to warrant and forever defend the above described fourteen Acres of land with all its rights and privileges against all legal Claims of all persons whatever. In Witness Whereof the Said James Reed hath hereunto Set his hand and affixed his Seal the day first above written.
James Reed {seal}

Signed Sealed and delivered {
in presents of Us }
Moore Cotton

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court September Term 1811 The within deed of bargain & Sale between James Reed of the one part & Hugh Findley of the Other part for 14 Acres of land was duly acknowledged in Open Court by the Said Reed the bargainer & Ordered to be registered~
A, Copy Test
David Shelby Clerk of Said Court

Registered & Exam'd the 4 November 1811 ~
James Douglass Register
(by) Thomas Culbert Deputy Register
of Sumner County

(Note) - As per deed records index ~ Hugh Findley bought a two acre & a 53 acre tract of land from John Cryer - no further information.

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