June 9th Deed
Bath County June Court 1792
This indenture of bargain and sale between Daniel Slavens of the first part and James Stephenson of the other part was acknowledged in court and ordered to be recorded.
This indenture, made this twelveth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two between Daniel Slavens of the County of Bath of the one part and James Stephenson of the aforesaid county of the other. . .
Witnesseth that the said Daniel Slavens for and in consideration of the sum of twenty-five pounds current money of Virginia to show(?) in hand paid by the said James Stephenson at or before the sealing and delivering of these present the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, show(?) the said Daniel Slavens and his wife Leziann hath granted, bargained, and sold and by those present doth grant, bargain and sell unto the said James Stephenson and to his heirs and assigns forever, one certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and sixteen acres. By survey bearing date of the thirtieth day of February, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three, lying and being in the county of on the head branch of the north branch of Jackson's River, joining Ingram's land on the west and bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at a large Spanish oak (missing) white oak on a hill side south fifty-three degrees, east one hundred poles to two maples on flat ground, thence south twenty five degrees west one hundred and forty-four poles to a large chesnut on Patton's line, thence south fifty-five degrees west ninety-two poles to a large chesnut and white oak on a hill, thence north sixty-five degree west forty poles to a large white oak and chesnut on rising ground north severty-two degrees east two hundred and forty-five poles crossing several hills to the beginning. Together with the appurtenances herewith belonging to have and to hold the land hereby conveyed and all and singular the premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said James Stephenson his heirs and assigns forever, to the only proper Mse? & Behoofe? of him, the said James Stephenson, and of his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Daniel and Elizann Slavens for themselves their heirs Ex. and Administrator doth covenant and agree to and with the said James Stephenson, his heirs and assigns by these present that the said tract of land with the appurtenances unto the said James Stephenson, his heirs and assigns from the claim or demand of them the said Daniel and Eliziann Slavens or any other person or persons whatsoever shall warrant and forever defend by these present in witness thereof the said Daniel and Eliziann Slavens have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
|sealed and delivered
in the presence of ????
|Daniel Slavens (seal)|