John Morgan to Richard Baskerville, 1817

Source: Deed Book 8, page 71. Dated 5 Dec 1809, registered 24 Jul 1817

Transcribed by Kay Baganoff (
© 2003

Transcription of a Deed between John Morgan and Richard Baskerville.

Page 71


This indenture made this fifth day of December, Eighteen Hundred and Nine between John Morgan of Sumner County & State of Tennessee of the one part & Richard Baskerville of the same State & County of Davidson of the other part. Witnesseth that the said John Morgan for and in consideration of the sum of sixteen hundred & thirteen dollars to him in hand paid, by the said Richard Baskerville, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, & sold, & by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said Richard Baskerville one certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation two hundred & forty two acres, & bounded as follows (to wit)

Beginning at two sugar trees running south one hundred and forty seven poles to a white oak, thence East two hundred & sixty three poles to a Stake, thence north to a honey locust, thence west to the Beginning, it being part of a pension grant to John Morgan by the State of North Carolina Joining William Gwin on the North, Hugh Barr on the West & Patrick Barr on South. To have & to hold the said tract or parcel of land unto the said Richard Baskerville his heirs & assigns forever, And the said John Morgan doth for himself, his heirs & assigns by these presents doth Forever warrant & defend a clear and indisputable title of, in, & to the aforesaid 242 Acres of land in fee simple to the said Richard Baskerville, his heirs & assigns forever Against the Claim or Claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever, In witness whereof he the said John Morgan hath hereunto set his hand & affixed his seal this day And year aforesaid written.
John Morgan (Seal)
Signed, seal, & acknowledged
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court
September Term 1811. The within deed of
bargain & sale between John Morgan of the
one part, and Richard Baskerville of the other part for 242 acres of land was duly proven in open Court by the oaths of William Hall & Hillery Melors subscribing witnesses thereto, & ordered to be registered.
In Presence of )
W. Hall )
Hillery Melors )
A Copy Test
David Shelby, Clerk of S Court
James Douglass, Register of
Sumner County
Registered and exam'd July the 24th, 1817

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