Tuesday, May 21, 2013

1812 - Benjamin Braswell to William Leggett

This Indenture made this 15 day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twelve Between Benjamin Braswell of the County of Clark and State of Georgia of the one part & William Leget of the County and State aforesd of the other part Witnesseth that for and in Consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to him in hand paid by the sd. Leget to the sd. Braswell the payment whereof the sd Braswelldoth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained sold by these presents Doth grant bargain Sell and Confirm unto sd. Leget and to his heirs forever one Certain tract or parcel of Land Containing forty five acres more or less being part of a tract of land ---------dred and fifty acres granted to Micajah Williamson the twentieth day of July one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and Conveyed by sd. Williamson to William Hopkins seller (?) the is (?) one thousand Seven hundred and eighty seven and by sdWilliam Hopkins to William Dunman may the 15 one thousand eight hundred and by sd William Dunman to Daniel Cooper January the 07 one thousand eight hundred and one and by sd. Cooper to to Goodwyn the 27 January one thousand eight hundred and one and by P. Goodwyn to Braswell 18 January one thousand eight hundred & two lying and being when granted in the County of Franklin now the County of Clark in the reserve fork on the waters of Oconee river on a branch of Greenbriar Creek Beginning at a gum Corner runing South 32 W to a branch thence up sd. branch to the uper line, the Spring now made use of accepted with passway to it thence N 42 E to a pine Corner thence South 82 E to the begining together with all the appertanences thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to have and to hold and to occupy and to enjoy forever without any hindrance that may be lawfull or interruption of me my heirs or any other person or persons and sd. Braswell doth Covenant and agree with sd Leget and his heirs that he the said Braswell his heirs executors administrators and assigns and so forth Jointly and Severally will warrant and forever defend the Bargained and Sold land and premises unto the said Leget and to his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful lawful Claim or Claims of all & every other person or persons whatsoever As Witness my hand the day and year above written ~
Signed Sealed and delivered}
in presants of}
John Slogner}    Benjamin Braswell
Benjamin Leggett}
State of Georgia}   Personable (?) came before
Clark County}   me B Leggett and after
being Sworn saith that he was a subscribing
Witness to the within deed and that he saw John
Slogner subscribe to the same ~
Sworn to before me}   B. Leggett
this 10th day of May 1813}
John Williams J.P.}
Recorded the 10th day of June 1813

(Clark County Georgia Deed Book G Page 256)

Contributed by Kay Braswell Dawson