Land Grant to Peter Bays - 1783


170 Acres in Washington County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 16, p. 515
Warrant Dated 21 Mar 1783, Survey dated 24 Mar 1786, Recorded 14 Apr 1788

Note: This is in present day Russell Co.
Edmund Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
To all To Whom these presents shall come Greeting
Know ye that by virtue and in Consideration of a Land Office Treasury Warrant number Sixteen thousand one hundred and fifty two Issued the twenty first day of March one Thousand Seven hundred and Eighty three there is granted by the Said Commonwealth unto Peter Bays assignee of Jacob Crabtree a Certain Tract or parcel of Land Containing one hundred and Seventy Acres by Survey bearing Date, the Twenty fourth day of March One thousand seven hundred and Eighty Six lying and being in The County of Washington on the Waters of Clinch River, and on the North Side of McClanahans Elk Garden Tract and bounded as followeth To Wit: Beginning at two white oaks on the South Side of Priests Mountain Thence South Sixteen degrees West Seventy nine poles to two Sugartrees & Buckeye on said McClanahans line North Sixty three degrees east one hundred and twenty two poles to a Buckeye Ash and large Walnut South fifty nine degrees East twenty eight poles to two Sugartrees and Chestnut tree on the End of a ridge North forty five degrees East one hundred and Sixty four poles leaving Said Said line to two dogwoods, and a red oak on the Top of a ridge North thirty six degrees East one hundred and Eight poles to two red oaks by a Sink hole North twenty six degrees West fifty four poles to two Sugartrees and a Chestnut at the foot of Said mountain thence South fifty one and a half degrees West three hundred and forty three poles to the Beginning, With the Appurtenances To have and To hold, the Said Tract or parcel of Land with its Appurtenances to the said Peter Bays and his Heirs forever. In witness Where of the Said Edmund Randolph 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 fourteenth day of April in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Eight and of the Commonwealth the Twelfth.

Edmund Randolph


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