John Clarke - Land Grant - 1810

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John CLARKE John TYLER, Esquire
3 acres 1 rood 11 poles Governor of the Commonwealth of
Frederick Virginia, To all to whom these
Exd 4 presents shall come Greeting: know ye, That by
virtue of a Land Office Treasury warrant, number 4378
issued the 9th of December, 1806; there I s granted by
the said Commonwealth, unto John CLARKE, A certain
Tract or parcel of Land, containing Three acres, one rood
and eleven poles by survey bearing date the first of June
eighteen hundred and nine, lying in the County of
Frederick, adjoining and between his own land and
the land mortgaged by James McDONALD to Josiah
THOMPSON, on the drains of Opeckon creek and bounded
as followeth, to wit: Beginning at a locust post,
in CLARK'S line at the foot of a hill, near the
lower end of a small meadow, thence with said line,
south eighty five and a half degrees west, seventy five
poles to a stake in the midst of pine bushes at a pit,
occasioned by fallen trees, supposed to have been an original
corner to CLARK'S land, thence with the same north four
degrees west, fourteen poles to a white oak stump
corner to CLARK, MAUK, and the said mortgaged land,
thence with the latter north eighty four and a half
degrees

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degrees east, seventy seven poles to the beginning, with its
appurtenances, To have and to hold the said Tract
or parcel of Land with its appurtenances, to the said
John CLARKE, and his heirs for ever . In witness whereof
the said John TYLER, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth
of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the
lesser Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at
Richmond, on the seventeenth day of October in the
year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and ten,
and of the Commonwealth the thirty-fifth.

Jno. Tyler


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