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Land Record for William Ellis
6th January 1785
Transcribed by: Bob Ellis

State of GEORGIA

                                                            By the Honorable  John Hourtoun  Esquire

                                                            Captain General, Governor and Commander in

                                                            Chief, in and over the said State.


            To all 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 granted, and by these presents, in the name and behalf of the

Said State, Do give and grant unto William Ellis his


Heirs and assigns forever, All that Tract or Parcel of Land containing     Four Hundred acres, situate, lying, and being, in the County of    Wilkes             in the said state, and butting and bounding         East by Lambeth Hopkinsís land, Northeast Walton Harrisís land, Northwest by Robert Kerís land, & vacant &Southeastwardly by Jonathan Reaganís land


having such shape, form, and marks, as appears by a 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 anywise appertaining; and also all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demand, of the said 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, and appurtenances, unto the said      William Ellis, his       heirs and assigns, to      his            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            third    day of               January          in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred eighty   five  and in the ninth   year of American Independence.


Signed by His Honor the Governor in Council the          third    day of January 1785.


Geo. Akandley, Deputy Clk Council


Registered the 6th January 1785      



Georgia Archives

Wilkes County Grants 1784-1785

Surveyor General, P. 285

Dr. 52/Box 21


Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA




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