Land Grant to Alexander Murphy - 1792


96 Acres in Russell County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 27, Pages 317-318
Warrant dated 09 Dec 1783, Survey dated 05 Jun 1790, Recorded 21 Nov 1792

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Page 318
Henry Lee Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings; Know you that by virtue of a Land Office Treasury Warrant Number twenty thousand two hundred and forty seven, issued the ninth day of December one thousand seven hundred and eighty three granted by the said Commonwealth unto Alexander Murphy a certain Tract or parcel of Land, containing ninety six Acres by survey bearing Date the fifth day of June, one thousand seven hundred and ninety lying and being in the County of Russell and bounded as follows To wit, Beginning at a Chestnut Sugar tree and Chestnut oak, corner to Robert Preston and with his line and passing his corner, North forty degrees West one hundred and forty poles to a white oak on the South side of Priests ridge, North twenty nine degrees East one hundred and sixty poles along said ridge to a double chestnut on the side of said ridge, South fifty seven degrees, East fifty poles crossing a branch to a Walnut Lynn and ash by a small branch, South eight degrees West two hundred and twenty two poles to the Beginning with its Appurtenances; To have and to hold the said Tract or parcel of Land, with its Appurtenances , to the said Alexander Murphy and his Heirs Forever, In Witness whereof the said Henry Lee Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his Hand, and Caused the lesser Seal of the said Common- wealth to be Affixed at Richmond, on the twenty first day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and ninety two, and of the Commonwealth the Seventeenth.

Henry Lee


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