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Land Grant to Peter Bays - 1797

76 Acres in Russell County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 52, p. 266
Warrant Dated 30 Dec 1797, Survey dated 02 Jan 1800, Recorded 20 Mar 1804

John Page 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 nine, issued the thirtieth day of December seventeen hundred and ninety seven, there is granted by the said commonwealth unto Peter Bays assignee of Jacob Crabtree, a certain tract or parcel of land, containing seventy six acres by survey bearing date the second day of January eighteen hundred, lying and being in the county of Russell, on the south side of the War ridge, and on the north side of the south fork of Cedar creek, a part of the waters of Clinch river, and bounded as followeth to wit: Beginning at two white-oaks and a black oak, a corner to said Crabtree, then south eighty eight degrees, west forty poles to a sugar tree, and black oak, near the top of said ridge, south twenty four degrees west two hundred and twelve poles to four white-oaks on a ridge, south twenty-one degrees, east thirty poles to a white-oak and black oak near, a line of said Crabtrees, and with the same north fifty three degrees, east seventy two poles to a chestnut and beech, a corner to said Crabtree and with another of his lines north seventeen degrees east, forty four poles to a double sycamore at the foot of a ridge north thirty five degrees, east sixty eight poles with another of his lines to three Spanish oaks, and with another of his lines north two degrees, east eighty 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 Peter Bays and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said John Pageesquire 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 twentieth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and four and four and of the commonwealth the twenty eighth.

John Page

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