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Land Grant: Abraham Brooks, 1856: Nicholas  County, VA (WV)

Source: Land Office Grants No. 80, 1831-1832, p. 308 (Reel 146).
Archives at the Library of Virginia

Submitted by: Lorie Tharp
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Abraham Brooks
Delivered to
Colol. Stephouse

       John floyd, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia:
To all to whom these presents shall come Greetings:
       Know YE,That in conformity with a survey made on the fifteenth
day of November, 1830 by Virtue of Land Office Treasury Warrant No.5795
issued November 22nd, 1816 There is granted by the Commonwealth, unto
Abraham Brooks a certain Tract or Parcel of Land containing fifty acres
situate in Nicholas County, on Sawrel Creek and bounded as followeth;to wit:
       Beginning at two lynns, on the south side of said creek, where the
road takes the mountain N68 degrees W72 poles crossing the creek to a stake
N24 1/2 degrees W34 poles down the creek to a birch N29 1/2 degrees E20 poles
down the same to a spruce pine and birch N44 degrees E 14 poles to a beech in
an island N 83 degrees E 70 poles up a steep hill to a beech S16 degrees E76
poles crossing the creek to a small sugar tree N79 degrees W 30 poles to the
       TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, with its
appurtenances, to the said Abraham Brooks and his heirs forever.
      In witness whereof the said, john floyd, 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 ninth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and thirty one, and of the Commonwealth, the fifty sixth.
John Floyd (signature)


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