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James N Roy


George Measles

I James N Roy have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to George Measles and his heirs forever for the consideration of fifteen hundred dollars a tract of land with the State of Tennessee Dekalb County and District 13 containing by estimation forty eight acres be the same more or less and bounded as follows Beginning on a Sh---tree stump Moses Ford’s North East corner thence north 38 poles to a break in G.M. Garrison’s line thence west 16 2/3 poles to a stake on the pike thence south 41degrees East 110 poles to the bridge Moses Fords corner thence north 35 East 32 poles to a beech thence north 75 degrees East 28 poles passing through the spring to a beech thence North 80 East 49 poles to the beginning to leave and to hold the same to the said George Measles his heirs and assigns forever. I so covenant with the said Measles that I am lawfully seized of said land and have a good right o convey and that the same is unencumbered I do further covenant and bind myself my heirs and representative to warrant for forever defend the title to the said land and every part thereof to the said George Measles his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all person whatsoever but retaining a lien on same until the purchase money is paid. This 2nd day of July 1870.

James N Roy

State of Tennessee

Dekalb County Personally appeared before me P. J. Magness Clerk of said county the within named bargainor James N Roy with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the within deed______for the purposes therein contained witness my hand at office this July 2nd 1870.

P. G. Magness Clk

By Bill Cantrell J Clk

Submitted by Marie Wingate
on 05/08/2009