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Book A, pg 486 & 487, Carter County Deeds; William Jackson sells 100 acres to Leonard Shown 25 July 1801.


This indenture made this twenty fifth day of July One Thousand and Eight hundred and One between William Jackson of the County of Carter and State of Tennessee of the one part and Leonard Shown of the County and State aforesaid of the other part;

 Witnesseth that the said William Jackson for and in consideration of three hundred and thirty three dollars to me in hand paid by the said Leonard Shown do hereby acknowledge myself fully satisfied, contented and paid have bargained and sold by these presents do bargain, sell a lien release convey and confirm unto the said Leonard Shown his heirs adm's or ....all that tract or parcel of land lying situate on Little Doe the waters of Wataugah River lying and being within our County of Carter, State of Tennessee Being part of a tract of land granted to the said William Jackson No. 1123.  Beginning at a stake on the North side of Little Doe turning south fifty seven degrees East two poles to a white oak thence said course one hundred and twenty four poles to a forked maple thence North fifty seven degrees East one hundred and eight poles to a stake by the corner? thence North twenty five degrees west one hundred and sixteen poles to a white Oak thence south fifty seven degrees west one hundred and seventy one poles to the Beginning, containing one hundred acres be the same more or less to have and to hold the above said parcel or tract of land with all and every of its appertenances thereunto belonging also the reversion and reversions and Remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereunto belonging unto the said Leonard Shown his heirs, adm'rs or assigns and .... the said William Jackson doth covenant and agree to and with the said Leonard Shown that he, the said Leonard Shown, his heirs and assigns, shall and may from time to time and at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold .... ..... and enjoy the aforesaid granted land together with all and every of its appurtenances without the least trouble molestation or interruption of him, the said William Jackson his heirs or adm'rs and him the said William Jackson and his Heirs do warrant and forever defend the aforesaid granted land unto the said Leonard Shown from all person holding by from or under him, the said William Jackson or otherwise.  In Witness whereof I, the said William Jackson, have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and year first above written, signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us,

JOSEPH TOMPKINS and
WILLIAM JINKINS 


Ack: WILLIAM JACKSON (seal)


State of Tennessee, Carter County May session1804.  The within deed was acknowledged in open court and admitted to record let it be registered. ............Geo. Williams, Clk
Registered December 15th 1804


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