3 Land Grants to Thomas Price - 1785


130 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants O, p. 582
Warrant dated 12 Mar 1782, Survey dated 26 Dec 1782, Recorded 21 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 and in consideration of part of a Preemption Teasury Warrant number two thousand and forty two and issued the twelfth day of March one thousand seven hundred and eighty two unto Thomas Price there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Thomas Price a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and thirty acres by survey bearing date the twenty sixth day of December one thousand seven hundred and eighty two lying and being in the County of Washington on both sides of the North fork of Cedar Creek the waters of Clinch River and bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at two hickorys and a poplar on the north side of a rich? hollow corner to said Prices land by settlement and running thence north thirty degrees east forty one poles to three white oaks on the top of a spur, north seventy six degrees east thirty four poles to a white oak and two sourwood saplings on the side of a ridge, south eighty six degrees east eighty four poles crossing the creek to two white oaks and dogwood on the bank of the same, north seventy one degrees east forty poles to a beach and dogwood on the side of a large hill, south fifty degrees east ninety poles to a hickory dogwood and oak on the top of a hill, south seventy one poles to two white oaks by a path, south twenty five degrees west seventeen poles to a stake corner to said Prices land by settlement thence with a line of the same north sixty nine degrees west two hundred & fifty six poles crossing the creek to the Beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Thomas Price 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 twenty first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty five and of the Commonwealth the ninth.

P. Henry


200 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants O, p. 578
Survey dated 18 Dec 1782, Recorded 22 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 a certificate in right 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 Thomas Price into the treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Thomas Price assignee of James Burk a certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred acres by survey bearing date the eighteenth day of December one thousand seven hundred and eighty two lying and being in the County of Washington on both sides of Cedar Creek the waters of Clinch River and bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at a large white oak on the south side of a branch and running thence north seventy one degrees east ninety eight poles to a hickory and two dogwoods on the top of a ridge, north fifteen degrees east seventy five poles to three linns on a steep bank near the creek, north seventy four degrees east fifty eight poles to a black oak and two dogwoods, north thirty seven degrees east seventy seven poles to a triple poplar on the east side of a ridge, south thirty degrees east seventy nine poles to two chesnuts and dogwood, north sixty four degrees east seventy five poles to a sugartree and two black oaks on a ridge between two sink holes, north five degrees east one hundred and four poles to a large black oak and sugar tree sapling on the north side of a ridge, north sixty nine degrees west fifty two poles crossing the creek to a white oak by the side of the same, north eighty six degrees west two hundred and fifteen poles crossing the creek twice to three white oaks on the top of a ridge, south fifty two degrees west fifty one poles to a hickory white oak and two maples on the east side of the creek, south twelve degrees west one hundred and thirty three poles crossing the creek and a branch to the Beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Thomas Price 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 twenty second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty five and of the Commonwealth the ninth.

P. Henry


400 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants O, p. 464
Survey dated 27? Dec 1782, Recorded 25 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 a certificate in right 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 two pounds sterling paid by Thomas Price into the treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Thomas Price a certain tract or parcel of land containing four hundred acres by survey bearing date the twenty seventh? day of December one thousand seven hundred and eighty two lying and being in the County of Washington on both sides of the North fork Cedar Creek the waters of Clinch River and bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at two white oaks on a line of Samuel Vanhooks land and with the line of the same north sixty degrees west thirty nine poles to a white oak and buckey, north forty degrees west twenty eight poles to a white oak and two dogwood saplings, north sixty degrees west fifty two poles crossing the creek to two large white oaks, north thirty four degrees west fourteen poles to a large white oak and black oak, north four degrees east seventy five poles to two white oaks in the head of a brushy hollow, north twenty seven degrees west thirty seven poles leaving said Vanhooks lines to a double chesnut on a ridge, north thirteen degrees west fifty nine poles to two chesnuts and a sourwood sapling on the south side of a branch, north seventy one degrees east sixty four poles to a gum and two white oaks on the side of a ridge, south sixty four degrees east forty nine poles to two white oaks on the side of a brushy ridge, north eighty two degrees east twenty six poles to three white oaks on the east side of said ridge, north thirty eight degrees east seventy four poles to two white oaks in a hollow, north twenty one degrees west one hundred and thirty six poles to two hickorys and a poplar on the north side of a rich hollow, south sixty nine degrees east two hundred and fifty six poles crossing the creek to a stake, south twenty five degrees west ninety nine poles to a large black oak and white oak on the top of a ridge, south fifty degrees west forty eight poles to a white oak and hickory sapling on Alexander McClanehans line, north fifty seven degrees west seventy one poles crossing the creek with the said line to three white oaks, south twenty three degrees west two hundred and seventy nine poles crossing the creek and with said McClanehans line to the Beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Thomas Price 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 twenty fifth day of April 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 Thomas Price


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