HIGHLAND COUNTY DEEDS

Charles & Elijah Walker
Donated by Kathleen Morgan
 

 

Deed: Henry Massie of Ross Co., OH;
James Carothers and John Patton both of Lexington, VA,
to Charles and Elijah Walker of Highland Co., OH

Highland Co., OH, Transcribed Deed Bk. 11, p. 337

Recorded 12 July 1808


This Indenture made this twelfth day of July the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight Between Henry Massie of the County of Ross and State of Ohio and James Carothers and John Patton both of the town of Lexington and State of Virginia of the one part and Charles Walker and Elijah Walker of the County of Highland and State of Ohio aforesaid of the other part and whereas the aforesaid Henry Massie, James Carothers and John Patton purchased of and recorded a deed from a certain James ????? Leitch for the the following ????? other lands dated the twelfth day of November in the year one thousand eight hundred and five and recorded in the County of Highland aforesaid and whereas also the aforesaid James Carothers and John Patton have executed their power of attorney to the said Henry Massie among other things to see and convey the following among other lands as by reference had to the said powers seconded in the County of Highland aforesaid ???? more freely ??????. Now therefore this indenture authorized that the said Henry Massie as well for himself as attorney in fact for the aforesaid James Carothers and John Patton for and in consideration of the sum of seventeen hundred Dollars current money of the United States to have in hand paid by the said Charles and Elijah Walker before the sealing and delivering of these presents, the receipt whereof he the said Henry Massie as the attorney as aforesaid doeth hereby acknowledge and hereof doeth acquit, release and discharge the said Charles and Elijah Walker, their heirs, executors and administrators and every of them ????? haeth given, granted, bargained and sold, delivered, released, discharged and confirmed and by these presents haeth give, grant, bargain, sell ????? release ?????? and confirm unto the said Charles and Elijah Walker, their heirs and assigns forever the following tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county of Highland and the State of Ohio on the waters of Brush Creek. Beginning with a walnut sugartree and then the north east corner of Samuel Whitleys tract of land and running thence south seventy seven and a half degrees east two hundred and five poles to two white oaks, a hickory and a gum tree, Thence south eight degrees west three hundred and thirty poles to two white oaks and a red oak thence north eight one degrees west six hundred and eleven poles to two hickorys and two dogwoods thence north nine degrees east one hundred and eighty poles to two whiteoaks and a gum unto line of the said Whitleys tract of land with his line south eighty one degrees east four hundred and eight poles to two hickorys at the south east corner of the said Whitely tract thence with another of his lines North nine degrees east four hundred and eighty two poles to the Beginning, Containing eight hundred and thirty five acres of land more or less. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land that is to say one undivided moiety unto the said Charles Walker his heirs and assigns forever and the remaining moiety to the said Elijah Walker his heirs and assigns forever as tenants in common and not joint tenants to them and each of their own proper use and behalf with the proportions as aforesaid theirs and each of their heirs and assigns forever and the said Henry Massie as well for himself and his heirs as attorney in fact for the aforesaid James Carothers and John Patton theirs and each of their heirs doeth hereby covenant and agree to and with the aforesaid Charles and Elijah Walker and to them and each of their heirs and assigns to warrant and forever defend the promises aforesaid against the claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof the said Henry Massie as well for himself as attorney in fact as aforesaid hath hereunto set his hand and seal and the hands and seals of the aforesaid James Carothers and John Patton the day and year first above written.


Henry Massie {seal}
James Carothers {seal}
by his attorney in fact Henry Massie
John Patton {seal}
by his attorney in fact Henry Massie


Signed Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of
Lewin Pe??
William Guthreu


State of Ohio
Ross County} On the twelfth day of July eighteen hundred and eight ?????? before me Lewin Peet, President of the Court of Common Pleas for the second circuit including the county aforesaid the before mentioned Henry Massie as ???? for himself as attorney in fact for James Carothers and John Patton as mentioned in the foregoing deed acknowledged the foregoing instrument to be his and their ????? deed executed for the purposes therein mentioned. Given under my hand and seal the day and year above written.


Lewin Peel {seal}
Prext. C.C.P.2C.
[Transcribed 13 Aug 1890]


Submitted by:
Kathleen Morgan
KMorgan678@aol.com


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