Deed of Transfer
10 Sep 1835
This indenture made and entered into this tenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and thirty five between Alexander M. Burford of the one part and David Whitt of the other part both of the County of Giles and State of Tennessee Witnesseth, that for and in consideration of the sum of Five hundred dollars paid by the said David Whitt to the aforesaid Alexander M. Burford the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged by the said Burford who hath bargained sold conveyed and delivered a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the aforesaid County and State on the waters of Short Creek on the South side of Elk River granted by the State of Tennessee to Solomon Burford, butted and bounded as follows. Viz: Beginning at a box Elder & beech running west with a conditional line which the said David Whitt and James Vance both made to a dogwood and beech to the west corner of said line, thence South to two Lynns in the Ease boundary line of Samuel Lockharts 3000 acre tract thence East to the north West corner of a fitly acre tract entered in the name of Solomon Burford thence South to a hickory and Poplar to the South West corner of a fifty acre tract entered in the name of Solomon Burford thence East to a dogwood the South East corner of the aforesaid fifty and entry thence North to a beech thence East 4 poles to a 25 acre entry in the name of John Kelly to a hickory thence to the beginning being one hundred acres more or less. To have and to hold the Bargained premises with all its appurtenances unto the said David Whitt his heirs and assigns forever and I the said Alexander M. Burford for myself, my Heirs & Executors do Convenant and agree to and with the said David Whitt his heirs and assigns that I will warrant & forever defend the right and title of said bargained premises unto the said David Whitt his heirs and assigns against the claims of all persons whatever in witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this the 10th day of Sept 1835.
Signed Sealed in the presence of T. B. Wilson James Long.
Submitted by: Imogean M. McDonald