Land Grant to Richard Thompson - 1785


208 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants O, p. 159
Survey dated 19 Mar 1783, Recorded 01 Apr 1785

Patrick Henry Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom the presents shall come, greetings: 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 & Montgomery and in consideration of the ancient composition of twenty five shillings sterling paid by Richard Thompson into the treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Richard Thompson certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred and eight acres by survey bearing date the nineteenth day of March one thousand seven hundred and eighty three lying and being in the County of Washington on the South side of Thompsons Creek the waters of Clinch River and is bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at a white oak & dogwood on the top of a hill on the south side of said creek and running thence South forty five degrees East sixty poles to a large white oak sugar tree and poplar on the North side of a hill South sixty degrees West one hundred and forty eight poles to a beech on the side of said hill South fifty four degrees West eighty one poles to a large sugar tree and dogwood in a hollow South forty degrees West one hundred and twenty one poles to two white oaks on a bald spur of said hill South sixty two degrees West one hundred and two poles to an ash and white on the side of said hill and leaving the same North forty five degrees West on hundrd poles to a large white oak and beech sapling on the top of the a hill on the South side of Thompsons Creek North sixty degrees East four hundred and fifty one poles along said hill to the beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its apputenances to the said Richard Thompson and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Patrick 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 first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty five and of the Commonwealth the ninth.

Patrick Henry


The Boundaries of the lands of Richard Thompson


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