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Title: [Land Grant] 1827 Nov. 24, Nashville, Tennessee [for] William Polk / Sam Houston: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Houston, Sam

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Date: November 24, 1827
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a land grant dated November 24, 1827, signed by Governor Sam Houston. It gives three acres of Haywood County to William Polk, assignee of H. Trott, H.D. McBroom, and James Barkley.
Collection:Sam Houston Papers
Box:MS 365

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State of Tennessee --- No [Number] 819
To all to whom these presents shall come... Greeting:

Know ye, That By virtue of Certificate No 6698 dated the 20th day of September 1824 Issued by the Register of West Tennessee to H Trott , H.D. McBroom and James Barkley for three acres and Entered on the 3d day of May 1825 by No 1712 there is granted by the said State of Tennessee, unto William Polk assignee of said Trott, Broom, & [added: Barkley] a certain tract or parcel of Land, containing three acres by Survey bearing date the 19th day of January 1827 lying in the Tenth District in Haywood County in range four and Section six and bounded as follows (to wit) Beginning at a Stake the South East Corner of R. Hightowers 18 acre entry on C. Jones West boundary line Thence South fifteen and a half poles to a Stake in the bason [basin] with two white Oaks and a small beech pointers. Thence west thirty one poles to a stake. Thence north fifteen and and a half poles to a stake. on Hightowers line. Thence East thirty one poles to the Beginning

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With the hereditaments and appertenances [appurtenances] To Have And To Hold the said tract or parcel of Land, with its appertenances, to said William Polk and his heirs forever.

In witness whereof [added: Sam Houston ] William Carroll, Governor of the State of Tennessee, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the Great Seal of the State to be affixed, at Nashville , on the 24th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty Seven, and of the Independence of the United States the 52d By the Governor.

Sam Houston
[added: Secretary
David Graham ,

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[added: Recorded in the Registers office of the western District July 30th 1828.
A.G. Neilson Register
of the western District] [added: No 819
William Polk
3 Acres
Tenth District]

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[added: William Polk is entitled to the within mentioned tract of land.___
A.G. Neilson Register of the Western District]

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