Tennessee State Library and Archives
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Roll 60
Book 3
Page 323 & 324

 

Number 2143 - April 14th 1812

To all to whom these presents shall come,

 

Greetings:

 

Know ye, that in consideration of an entry made in the office of the surveyor of the sixth district of Number 168, placed by the Register of east Tennessee to John M Campbell for one hundred acres of land dated the 22nd day of December 1810, and assigned to Jehu Stokely. Entered the 31st day of May 1811.

There is granted by the said state of Tennessee unto the said Jehu Stokely and his heirs.

A certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres lying in the county of Cocke in the district of Hamilton on the north side of the French Broad river beginning at a Maple and Sweet Gum on the river bank at the mouth of a deep branch about a quarter of a mile above the mouth of Brush Creek, thence up the meanders of the river two hundred and fourteen poles to a Pine White Oak and Holly on the bank of said river. Then north forty one poles to a stake at the foot of a mountain. North fifty nine and a half, west ninety one poles to a Chestnut and Post Oak. West one hundred and twenty poles to a Black Oak. Then south thirty poles to the beginning. Surveyed the 18th of June 1811.

With the hereditaments and appurtenances to have and to hold and said tract or parcel of land with his appurtenances to the said Jehu Stokely and his heirs forever. In witness whereof, William Blount Governor of the State of Tennessee, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the great seal of the state to offices, at Knoxville on the 14th day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twelve and of American Independence of the United States the 36th.

 

By the Governor Willie Blount

Secretary of State W. G. Blount

 

 

 

Number 2144 - April 14th 1812

To all to whom these presents shall come,

 

Greetings:

 

Know ye that in consideration of an entry made in the office of the surveyor of the sixth district of Number 715, for an act of certificate of No. 168 placed by the Register of east Tennessee to John M Campbell for one hundred acres of land dated the 22nd day of December 1810, and assigned to Jehu Stokely the enterer. Entered the 31st day of May 1811.

There is granted by the said state of Tennessee unto the said Jehu Stokely and his heirs a certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres lying in the county of Cocke in the district of Hamilton on the East side of Wolf Creek about a mile and a half from the mouth. Beginning at a white oak at the foot of the mountain joining Joseph Irvin. Then south twenty poles to a stake on the bank of the creek. South eighty seven west sixty poles to a stake. North seventy west forty poles with the creek and mountain. West twenty six poles. South sixty seven west seven poles. North sixty five west eighteen poles North twenty west crossing the creek twenty five poles. North fifty and a half west thirty seven poles to two bushes at the mouth of a branch on the west bank of said creek. North thirteen poles crossing said creek to a stake. East one hundred and sixty four poles to a stake. West thirty six poles to the beginning.

Surveyed the 17th of June 1811.

With the hereditaments and appurtenances to have and to hold and said tract or parcel of land with his appurtenances to the said Jehu Stokely and his heirs forever. In witness whereof, William Blount Governor of the State of Tennessee, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the great seal of the said state to be affixed at Knoxville on the 14th day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twelve and of American Independence the 36th.

By the Governor Willie Blount

Secretary of State W. G. Blount

 

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