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Land Record for William Ellis
30th day of June 1788
Transcribed by: Bob Ellis


                                       By the Honorable George Handley Esquire,

                                                Captain General Governor and Commander in Chief, in and

                                                Over the said State


                        To all to whom these presents shall come, GREETING:


KNOW YE, That in Pursuance of the act for opening the Land Office, and by virtue of the

Powers in me vested, I HAVE, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Honorable the Executive Council, give and grant, and by these presents, in the Name and Behalf of the said, DO give and Grant unto William Ellis

Heirs and Assigns forever, ALL that Tract or Parcel of Land, containing Thirty

Acres, situate, lying, and being, in the County of   Wilkes   in the said State, and butting and bounding   North East by Guins North West by Grahams South East by Ellisís and South West by Harrisís Land


having such Shape, Form, and Marks, as appear by Plat of the same hereunto annexed;

together with all and singular the Rights, Members, and appurtenances thereof whatsoever, to the said Tract or Parcel of Land belonging, or in any wise appertaining;  and also all the Estate, Right, Title, Interest, Claim and Demand, of the State aforesaid, of, in, to, or out of the same;  TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, and all and singular the Premises aforesaid with their and every of their Rights, Members, Appurtenances unto the said  William Ellis his Heirs and Assigns, to and their own  proper

Use and Behoof forever, in Fee-Simple.


GIVEN under my Hand in Council and the Great Seal of the said State, this Twenty Fifth Day of     June  in the year of our Lord, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Eight

And in the Twelfth Year of American Independence.


Signed by His Honor the Governor in Council the 25th  Day of June 1788

 I. Meriwether  C. C.

 Registered the 30th day of June 1788.






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