Hardy County Land Documents

Philip Claypool's Land Grant, 29 June 1811
This document was transcribed by Barbara Johnson from the original records.
George Wm Smith, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia:
To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting; know ye that by virtue of a Land office
exchange Treasury warrant, number 1999, issued the 4th day of February, 1809, there is granted
by the said Commonwealth unto Philip Claypole, a certain Tract or parcel of Land, containing
Ninety three acres by survey bearing date the 17th day of November, 1810, lying in the County of
Hardy, on the lost river, and under the wet side of the Cove mountain, adjoining the land of
John Claypole, and bounded as followeth, to wit; Beginning at two chestnut oaks at the foot of
the Cove mountain; north sixty five degrees, fifty six poles to two pines; north eighty two
degrees west, forty poles to a pine, hickory, and black oak, corner to John Claypole and Anthony
Miller thence with said Claypoles lines, south twenty five degrees wet, fifty three poles to two
black oaks and a dogwood; south two degrees east, one hundred and seventy four poles to a
white oak and hickory; thence leaving said Claypoles lines, south sixty  nine degrees east, eighteen
poles to a chestnut oak and black oak; and north twenty four degrees east two hundred and
eighteen poles to the beginning. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land, with its
appurtenances, tot he said Philip Claypole and his heirs forever. In witness where of the said
George Wm Smith, Esquire, Lieutenant governor the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto
set his hand and caused lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed on the twenty ninth
day of June in the year of or Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eleven and of the
Commonwealth the thirty fifth. Geo Wm Smith

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