Allen Purvis to Jno. McCann, 1808

Transcribed by Robert McCann at
© October 4, 2007

Allen Purvis
Jno. McCann
A Deed for 47 Acres of Land

This Indenture made this twenty fourth day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and eight between Allen Purvis of Sumner County and State of Tennessee of the One part and John McCann of the same County and State of the Other part. Witnesseth that he the Said Allen Purvis for and in Consideration of the Sum of four hundred dollars to him in hand paid by the said John McCann at or before the signing and delivery of these presents, the receipt of which payment is hereby acknowledged and he the said John McCann his heirs & c (?) are excoriate And by these presents forever discharge he the said Allen Purvis doth hereby bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto him the said John McCann his heirs or assigns all that premises or parcel of land lying and situated in said County on the waters of Station Camp Creek. Adjoining the land of Nicholas Boyce and Jeremiah Doxey. Beginning at an ash and white Oak Corner to said Doxey running thence West Seventy poles to an Elm, North ten poles to a Oak, North five Degrees - East twenty four poles to an Elm, North seventeen Degrees - East forty poles to a Spanish Oak, North thirty five degrees - East forty Two poles to an Elm and hackberry, North twenty five degrees - East Sixteen poles to an Elm and dogwood, North Forty poles to an Ironwood and hickory - East twenty six poles to an Elm and White Oak, South One hundred and fifty two poles to the Beginning, Containing forty seven acres be the same, more or less together with woods, waters, profits, heredilaments and appurtenances to the said land belonging or appertaining to the said John McCann his heirs or assigns forever and he the said Allen Purvis for himself his heirs executors administrators or assigns doth hereby convey said premises and agree to and with the Said John McCann his heirs executors administrators or assigns that unto him, them or they the said above specified with all and every of its members free from all lawful claims or claimants of any person whosoever will and shall warrant and by these presents forever defend In witness whereof he the said Allen Purvis hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year above mentioned.
Allen Purvis {seal}

Signed Sealed and Delivered
in presence of
John Franklin
Cullen Gardener

The within deed of bargain & Sale between John McCann of the one part & Allen Purvis of the Other part for 47 Acres of land - was duly Acknowledged in Open Court by the bargainers & Ordered to be registered - A Copy Test
David Shelby Clerk of Said Court

Registered & Examined the 24th of Oct 1808
James Douglass Register
by Thomas Culbert Deputy Register
Sumner County

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