Hardy County Land Documents

Philip and Elizabeth Claypool Land Sale, 16 December 1824
This document was transcribed by Barbara Johnson from the original records.
This indenture made this sixteenth day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight
hundred and twenty four Between Philip Claypool and Elizabeth his wife of the county of Hardy
and State of Virginia of the one part and Michael Miller of the same place of the other part.
Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of twenty five dollars to the said Philip
Claypool in hand paid by the said Michael Miller at or before the sealing and delivery of these
presents the receipt Whereof is hereby acknowledged. He the said Philip Claypool hath granted
bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Michael Miller
a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county of Hardy and state of Virginia
containing ninety three acres by survey bearing date the 17th day of November, 1810. Lying in
the said county of Hardy on the lost river and under the west side of the cove mountains
adjoining the land of George Claypool and bounded as followeth to wit: Beginning at two
Chesnut oaks at the foot of the Cove Mountain thence...N65W56 poles to two pines N.(?)2W40
poles to a pine hicory and black oak corner to George Claypool and Anthony Miller thence with
said Claypools line S 25W53 poles to two black oaks and a dogwood S2E176 poles to a white
oak and hicory, thence leaving said Claypool lines S 69E100 poles to a Chestnut oak and black
oak and N24E21(8) poles to the Beginning being the same that was granted to the said Philip
Claypool by the Commonwealth of Virg. By virtue of a Land office exchange Treasury warrant
number nineteen hundred and ninety nine. Issued the fourth day of February 1809 and dated the
twenty ninth day of June 1811. With all the apertures to have and to hold the afore mentioned
tract or parcel of land with all the hereditarments thereto belonging unto him the said Michael
Miller his heirs or assigns forever. And the said Philip Claypool and Elizabeth his wife for
themselves and their heirs doth (?) and agree that the said Michael Miller his heirs and assignees
shall and may from line to line (time to time?) and at all times freely enter in  .. and occupy the
said premises forever without the least hinderance interruption or molestation of them the said
Philip Claypool and Elizabeth his wife or any other person or persons and will forever Warrant
and defend the said tract or parcel of land unto him the said Michael Miller his heirs or assigns.

In witness where of the said Philip Claypool and Elizabeth his wife hathe hereunto set their
hands and seals the day and year first before written. Philip Claypool, Elizabeth Claypool x her
mark

Hardy County.: We Jacob Miller and Jonathan Branson justices of the peace in the county
aforesaid  in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Philip Claypool a party to a certain Deed
bearing date on the 16th day of October 1824(6) and hereto annexed personally appeared before
us in our County aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed and desired us to
certify the said acknowledgment to the Clerk of the said County Court of Hardy in order that the
said Deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 16th day of October 1824 Jacob
Miller   Jon. Branson Hardy County: We Jacob Miller and Jonathan Branson Justices of the peace
in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Elizabeth Claypool the
wife of Philip Claypool parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 16th day of October 1824
and hereunto annexed personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and being examined
by us privily and a part from her husband and having the Deed aforesaid fully explained to her She
the said Elizabeth Claypool acknowledged the same to be her act and deed and declared that she
had willing by signed sealed and delivered the same and that she wished not to retract it Given
under our hands and seals this 16th day of October 1824.

In the Clerk's office of a Hardy County Court the 16th day of December 1824(6). This deed duly
certified by Jacob Miller & Johnathan Branson Justices of the peace of said county to have been
acknowledged before them by a Philip Claypool & Elizabeth his wife parties thereto  She being
first privily examined being returned is together with the certificate thereto annexed admitted
to record Teste Ed. Williams 

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