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Land Grant to Enis Browning - 1795

120 Acres in Russell County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 42, Page 394
Survey dated 04 Dec 1795, Recorded 19 Jun 1799

James Wood Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, To all To whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, That by virtue of two land office Treasury Warrants, Numbers Eleven thousand, nine hundred and sixty-one and Eight thousand, one hundred and seventy-four, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Enis BROWNING a certain tract of parcel of Land containing one hundred and twenty acres by survey bearing date the fourth day of December one thousand, seven hundred and ninety-five, lying and being in the County of Russell on the waters of Clinch Mountain and bounded as followeth, To wit, BEGINNING at a bunch of Lynns in a low gap of the House and Barn mountain and running thence N 25( W100 poles to a white oak and red oak on the top of a ridge N 47( W 94 poles to a double Lynn on the west side of a hill by a field S 59( W 62 poles to a Spanish oak and two dogwood S 35( W 156 poles to three white oaks on the northside of a hollow S 33( E 32 poles to a beech and red oak on the southside of a branch N 42( E 82 poles running up said branch to an ash and maple sapling to the northside thereof S 60( E 80 poles to a buckeye and double lynn on the east side of a hill S 30( E 18 poles crossing said Mountain to a hackberry and ash S 55( W 50 poles to an ash Elm and mulberry on the southside of said Mountain S 5( E 52 poles to a beech and a lynn on the north side of a hill and thence N 52( E 174 poles to the BEGINNING. With its appurtenances to Have and to Hold said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Enis BROWNING and his Heirs forever. In Witness thereof the said James Wood Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereto, set his hand and caused the Less Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the 19th day of June, in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Ninety-nine, and of the Commonwealth the twenty-third.

Signed, James Wood

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