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(Document 175)

DEED

T. M. Jackson and wife to C. E. Jackson

The State of Texas.  }

County  of  Sterling. }           Know All Men by these Presents

That We, T. M. Jackson and wife, A. T. Jackson, of the County of Sterling, State of Texas for and in consideration of the sum of Eight Thousand Ninety-three and 75/100 ($8093.75) dollars to us paid and to be paid by C. E. Jackson, as follows:

First:  The sum of Five Thousand. One Hundred Eighty-eight and 50/100 ($5188.50) Dollard cash in hand the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged;

Second:  The assumntion as his own obligation the full amount due on two notes made by T. M. Jackson, payable to J. M. Cooper and now owned by A. W. Crawford, dated August 29, 1905, due November 1, 1907, and 1908, respectively, and extended by written agreement to become due November 1, 1919, estimated to be at this date &1077.00 described in deed from J. M. Cooper to T. M. Jackson, recorded in Book 6, page 255, Deed Records of Sterling County, Texas;

Third:  The assumption of the payment of one note made by T. M. Jackson, payable to the order of W. V. Churchill, for $1000.00 described in Deed of Trust Recorded in Deed of Trust Records of Sterling  County, Texas, in Volume 4, page 162, dated January 9, 1918, estimated to be at the date of this instrument, principal and interest, $1177.00, which full amount is hereby assumed.

Fourth:  The assumption of the balance due the State of Texas, as original purchase money together with all interest due thereon, estimated to be at this time, $651.25; have Granted, Sold and Conveyed and by these presents do Grant, Sell, and Convey unto the said C. E. Jackson, of the County of Mitchell, State of Texas, all that certain tract or parcel of land situated in Sterling County, Texas, and described as follows:

All of Section No. Sixteen (16), Block No. Two (2), H. & T. C. Ry. Co. Survey, Certificate 37/4001, Abstract No. 875, originally sold by the State of Texas to J. M. Cooper on May 25, A. D. 1898, at $1.00 per acre for 640 acres, which acreage was increased on April 17, 1907 to 647-1/2 acres;

To Have and To Hold, the above described premises, together with all and singular the rights and appurtenances thereto in any wise belonging unto the said C. E. Jackson, his heirs and assigns forever, and we do hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators to Warrant and Forever Defend, all and singular the said premises unto the said C. E. Jackson his heirs and assigns, against every person whomsoever, lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.

Witness our hands at Sterling City, Texas, this 27th day of June, A. D. 1919

(Rec $5.50)                                         T. M. Jackson

                                                           A. T. Jackson

 

The State of Texas, }

County of Sterling,  }             Before me, D. C. Durham, Clerk of the County Court in and for Sterling County, Texas, on this day personally appeared T. M. Jackson, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

Given under my hand and seal of office, this 27th day of June, A. D. 1919.

(Seal)                                                     D. C. Durham, Clerk County Court

                                                                     Sterling County, Texas

The State of Texas, }

County of Sterling,  }          Before  me, D. C. Durham, Clerk of the County Court in and for Sterling County, Texas on this day personally appeared A. T. Jackson, wife of T. M. Jackson, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument, and having been examined by me privily and apart from her husband, and having the same fully explained to her, she the said A. T. Jackson, acknowledged such instrument to be her act and deed, and declared that she had willingly signed the same for the purposed and consideration therein expressed, and that she did not wish to retract it.

Given under my hand and seal of office this 27th day of June, A. D. 1919.

(Seal)                                             D. C. Durham, Clerk County Court

                                                                Sterling County, Texas

Filed for record on the 27th day of June, A. D. 1919, at 3 o'clock, P. M.

Recorded on this the 276y day of June, A. D. 1919, at 6 o'clock, P.M.

(Signature D. C. Durham) Clerk County Court
Sterling County, Texas

Submitted by Frances N. Armaly  

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