Saturday, May 25, 2013

1803 - Samuel Braswell to Freemans Creek Baptist Church

State of Georgia} This Indenture made this 17th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and three, between Samuel Braswell of the Clark County} County of clark and State of Georgia of the one part and the Deacons of the Baptist church at Freemans creek of the other part, Witnesseth that the said Samuel Braswell for and in consideration of ten dollars in hand paid by the said Deacons to the Sd Braswell the receipt the said Braswell hath hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained Sold and corpi----d to the Said Deacons and their Successors in office all that tract of Land containing two acres more or less Beginning at a pine thence N65 to 5.C. to a red oak thence N 25 E $ C to a Stake thence S 65 E 5 6 to a spanish oak thence S 25 to 4 - to the beginning it being part of a  tract of Land Granted to Holman Freeman on the Sixth day of January Eighty six together with all and Singular the rights and appertanances thereof to all the iss---- & profits thereof whatsoever to said tract of Land and principles as aforesd unto the Said Deacons & their Successors in office forever to them and their only use & profit & benefit & the aforesd Braswell & his heirs Exrs. Adm - and assigns the aforsd tract of Land unto the sd Deacons & their Successors in office forever against the lawful claims of Every person, will warrant and forever defend the bargained and hereby sold Land in witness whereof the Said Samuel Braswell hath hereunto Set his hand and Seal the day & year first above written
Signed Sealed and delivered}  SB. the Said Braswell
in presents of us}  doth bind himself his
Daniel Bankston} heirs Exrs Adm & assigns
Edmond Brantly}  to give free liberty and
accord to his Spring without any obstruction whatever
Georgia Clark}    Saml Braswell Seal
Personally came Daniel Bankston & after being duly sworn sayeth that he seed  Samuel
Braswell acknowledge the within Deed for the purpose therein mentioned Likewise Edmond --- (rest of deed cut off)
(Clark County Deed Book  B Pages 286-287) 

Contibuted by Kay Braswell Dawson