Jacob Smith 194 Acres Both Sides South Fork Roanoke Montgomery County Virginia

Transcribed by Tyson Douglas Smith II Mr.smith2@verizon.net

Robert Brooke Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these present shall come greeting know ye that by virtue of two Land Office Treasury Warrants numbered 10,975 and 21,940 there is granted by the said commonwealth unto Jacob Smith a certain tract or parcel of land containing 194 acres by survey bearing date the 31st day of March 1794, lying and being in the county of Montgomery on both sides of the South Fork of the Roanoke adjoining the land of William Stapleton and John Picklesimer and bounded as followeth to wit beginning at Two Black Oaks on a hillside thence south 20 degrees West 36 poles to Two Black Walnuts by a fence on a line of William Stapletons landand with it through a field and across a mill pond south 66 ½ degrees East 100 poles to a Red Oak and White Oak on the bank of a creek corner to said land South 3 degrees East 84 poles passing Stapletons corner to a Black and White Oaks South 76 degrees East 118 poles to 3 White Oaks and a Red Oak on the North sied of a hill North 79 degrees East 76 poles to a White Oak and a Red Oak on a hill side North 3 degrees West 100 poles to a Large Chestnut North 65 degrees West 56 poles crossing the creek to a large Spanish oak a corner of John Picklesimers land North 22 degrees West 22 poles to a Spanish Oak and a White Oak Sapling on a hillside thence North 81 degrees West 208 Poles to the beginning with its appurtenances to have and hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Jacob Smith and his heirs forever in witness where the said Robert Brooke 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 6th day of April in the year of our Lord 1796 and the Commonwealth 20th Signed Robert Brooke.

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