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Transcribed by Ellen Cantley Pauley from handwritten deed on file at the Kanawha County Court House.
Kanawha County, VA(WV) Deed Book H, Page 59 S. D. Honeyman, Agent for Robert James - Grantor William Griffith - Grantee November 30, 1826
This indenture predicates on a title bond given on the 23d January 1826 to William Griffith of the County of Kanawha State of Virginia, and obligating me, Samuel D. Honeyman to make a deed on or before the 30th of November following, which I was always ready to comply with. Witnesseth: that in consideration of one Dollar in hand by said Griffith the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged, to a certain tract of land included with a survey of land of 93,026½ acres in the County of Kanawha State of Virginia granted by the commonwealth of Virginia to Robert James, & Co?. Beginning at the mouth of Brier Creek one of the tributary streams of Big Coal River, thence up the said Brier Creek about one mile including all the land on each side of the creek to the top of the creek ridges. Thence down to the beginning - To have and to hold the said tract free from the claim of any and every claiming under the right of Robert James - In witnesseth I have set my hand & seal this 30th November 1826.
S. D. Honeyman (Seal) Kanawha County Court Clerk's Office 10th October 1831 The foregoing deed was this day presented to me and duly acknowledged by Samuel D. Honeyman, party thereto, and admitted to record. Teste: A. W. Quarrier, Clerk