Land Grant to John Jackson - 1785


165 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants S, p. 108
Survey dated 22 Mar 1783, Recorded 05 Jul 1785

Patrick Henry Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom the presents shall come, greeting: Know ye that by virtue of part of a certificate in right of settlement given by the commissioners for adjusting the Titles to unpatented lands in the district of Washington and Montgomery and in consideration of the ancient composition of one pound sterling paid by John Jackson into the treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said John Jackson Heir a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and sixty five acres by survey bearing date the twenty second day of March one thousand seven hundred and eighty three lying and being in the County of Washington on the head waters of three sinking branchs the waters of Clinch River and bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at a beech and two dogwoods on the north side of a ridge running thence north sixty degrees west one hundred and five poles to a dogwood white walnut and double citron saplings on a ridge, south fifty six degrees west one hundred and ninety six poles to a spanish oak and double dogwood on the top of a rockey ridge, south eleven degrees west forty poles to a large spanish oak in a hollow by a path, south sixty one degrees west ninety five poles to a large black oak spanish oak and beach on the top of a cedar hill, south fifty six degrees east sixty nine poles to two dogwood and ash saplings on the side of a large cedar ridge, north fifty eight degrees east three hundred and forty three poles along said ridge to the Beginning with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its apputenances, to the said John Jackson Heir and his Heirs forever. In witness whereof the said P. Henry Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty five and of the Commonwealth the ninth.

P. Henry


The Boundaries of the lands of John Jackson


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