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 Land Grant for John A. Ogletree

submitted by:Bob Ellis

Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis




          By His Excellency  John Clark            Govenor 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 May, 1821, for making distribution of the land lately acquired of the Creek Nation of Indians, and forming the counties of Dooly, Houston, Monroe, Fayette, and Henry, 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


John A. Ogletree, of Freemanís District Wilkes County,         his


heirs and assigns forever, all that Tract or Lot of Land, containing two hundred two and a half acres, situate, lying, and being in the    Third -----        district of          Henry -----         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         Twenty eight -----       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         John A. Ogletree,  his ----- heirs and assigns; to                  his ----- and their proper use, benefit and behoof forever in fee simple.


            GIVEN under my hand and the Great Seal of the State, this                   Nineteenth --- day of              December -----      in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty two          and of the        forty seventh -----      year of American Independence.


Signed by His Excellency the Governor, the                   John Clark

19th      day of   December        1822


                                                                        Jno. Burch      S.E.D.


Registered the               19th     day of               December        1822



GA Archives, Dr. 54/Box 30

Henry County Land Grants 1821, p. 71, Dist. 3

Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA

21 June 2008



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