Land Grant to Francis Browning - 1797


34 Acres in Russell County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 46, p. 583
Warrant Dated 13 Dec 1797, Survey dated 02 Aug 1798, Recorded 29 Dec 1800

James Monroe Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these presents shall come greeting Know ye, that by virtue of a land office Treasury Warrant number two thousand three hundred and fifty eight, issued the thirteenth day of December seventeen hundred and ninety seven. There is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Francis Browning ? a tract or parcel of land containing 34 acres by survey bearing date the second day of August one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight, lying and being in the county of Russell and bounded as followeth to wit: beginning on a small popular corner to Lawrence Vanhook and with his line South forty seven degrees East eighty six poles to a white oak by the side of a spring corner to said Vanhook and with his line South sixteen degrees East twenty nine poles to a dogwood and ?? East twenty nine poles to a double white oak corner to Francis Browning and with his line north fifty six degrees East twenty nine poles to two dogwoods North twelve degrees West seventy poles to a stake thence North eighty nine degrees West one hundred and ten poles to the beginning which with appurtenances to the said Francis Browning and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said James Monroe Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia hath hereunto set his hand and carved the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at this Richmond, on the twenty ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and of the commonwealth the twenty fifth

(Signed) James Monroe


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