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Randolph Lively


Land Grant Randolph Lively

Grant # 35

May 19, 1806

William H. Cabell, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia:

To all whom these Presents shall come Greeting: KNOW YE, by virtue of two land office treasury warrants, to wit: Seventy one acres by exchange warrant number eight hundred and fourteen issued the twenty sixth of September Seventeen hundred and ninety seven, and forty seven acres by number three thousand three hundred and fifty two, issued the first day of February, eighteen hundred and two, there is granted by the said commonwealth unto Randolph Lively a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and eighteen acres by survey bearing date of the twenty seventh day of April eighteen hundred and four, lying and being in the county of Kanawha, on the west side of Cole River, above Island Creek joining and above a survey made for Marshall Bowman and bounded as followeth to wit: Beginning at two sugar trees, two lynns, two dogwoods and beech on the bank of Cole River, at the mouth and lower side of a drain, just at the lower end of narrows corner to Marshall Bowmans survey of one hundred and fifty three acres, thence up the river with the meanders thereof and binding thereon four hundred and fourteen poles to two sugar trees and two maples on the bank below narrows, thence leaving the river west twenty two poles to two white oaks on the hill side near the top, north forty three degrees west one hundred and ten poles to two white oaks on the point of a hill, north three degrees (image ran off bottom of page and some text was lost.) rocks to a white oak and maple north forty four degrees west thirty nine poles to an ash beech and then on a branch north thirty six degrees west thirty two poles to a black oak and dogwood on a hill side, north fifty four degrees west forty two poles to three beeches by rocks and a drain north eighty five degrees west forty poles to an ash buckeye and lynn by a drain and a large rock corner to said Bowmans survey, and down said drain with Bowmans line. North five degrees west thirty-two poles to thee beginning with its appurtenances. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Randolph Lively and his heirs forever. In witness where of the said William H. Cabell, 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 nineteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six and of the commonwealth the thirteenth.

Wm H. Cabell


Transcribed from copy of handwritten grant by Ellen Cantley Pauley on November 15, 1999.
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