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William T. Cosby

Early County Land Grants 1820

Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis



          By His Excellency  George M.  Troup           Governor and Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of this State and of the Militia thereof.


            To All To Whom These Presents Shall Come Greeting:


Know Ye, That in pursuance of an act of the General Assembly. Passed the 15th of December, 1818, 16th day of December for making distribution of the land lately acquired of the Creek and Cherokee Nations of Indians, and forming the counties of Early, Irwin, Appling, Walton, Gwinnett, Hall, Habersham and Rabun in this State, I Have Given and Granted, and by these presents, in the name and behalf of this State, Do Give And Grant, unto


William T. Cosby of Harris dist. Wilkes County his


heirs and assigns forever, all that Tract or Lot of Land, containing two hundred and fifty acres situate, lying, and being in the     second             district             Early-----           county, in the said State, which said Tract or lot of Land is known and distinguished in the plan of said district by the Number one hundred and seventy    having such shape, form and marks as appear by a plat of the same hereunto annexed:  To have and to hold the said Tract or Lot of Land, together with all and singular the rights, members, and appurtenances thereof, whatsoever, unto the said             William T. Cosby,  his ----- heirs and assigns, to            his ----- and their own proper use, benefit and behoof forever in fee simple.


            GIVEN under my hand and the Great Seal of the said State, this    Sixteenth --- day of                December -----      in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty five  and of the Independence of the United States of America the fiftieth.


Signed by His Excellency the Governor, the              G. M. Troup

16th      day of December        1825


                                                                        E. Wood         S.E.D.


Registered the                         16th      day of              December        1825



GA Archives, Dr. 54/Box 17

Early County Land Grants 1820,  Dist. 2 lot 170


Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis,

Duluth, GA  2008


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