Deed Transfer - Hastings to Caldwell

Deed Bk __, p. 4__ (cut off transcriber’s copy) Giles Co., TN


James, Zachariah & Joseph Hastings
Jackson Caldwell
REGISTERED July 27th, 1847


State of Tennessee – Giles County -- We James Hastings, Zachariah Hastings and Joseph Hastings have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to Jackson Caldwell and his heirs forever for the consideration of Six hundred dollars to _________, a tract of land in the State of Tennessee and Giles County and Civil District No. 2 containing by estimation ninety eight & a half acres of land by the sum more or less and bounded as follows: Beginning at three persimmons that stand on the north bank of Elk River 65 poles up the river from Lucy Pully’s South East corner. Passing thence north 4 (degrees) East parallel to Lucy Pully’s East boundary 220 poles to Richland Creek. Thence down the creek with its meanders to Clem and _________ on the bank Silas Jenkins north east corner of a S________ tract of land. Thence west with the south boundary line of the S_______ 52 poles to an Oak & Elm the north west corner of the same. Then South 134 poles to a Stake on the bank at this ______ of said Creek. Thence down the River with its meanders to the Beginning. To have and to hold the same to the said Jackson Caldwell his heirs and assignors forever, we do covenant with the said Caldwell. That we are lawfully seized of said land, have a good Right to convey it, and that the same is unincumbered, we do further covenant and bind ourselves, our heirs and Representatives to warrant and forever defend the title to the said Court an every party thereof to the said Caldwell, his heirs, and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whatever this day the 6th of November 1846.

Assigned in our presence

James Hastin (seal)

Zachariah X Hastin (seal)

Joseph X Hastin (seal)

State of Tennessee

Giles County

Personally appeared before me Edward D. Jones Clerk of the County Court of Giles County, James Caldwell and Josiah Daly Subscribing witnesses to the within named Deed who being first sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with James Hastin, Zachariah Hastin and Joseph Hastin the Bargainers and that they acknowledge the same in their presence to be their act and Deed upon the day it bears date. witness my hand at office this 24th day of July AD 1847

Noted for July Recd // 4 oclock July 24th 1847 E. D. Jones, Clerk

Submitted by Ruth Hasten Walsh