VA Grants 65, p. 6
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Wilson Cary Nicholas, Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia: To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting: know ye, that in conformity with a survey made the 2nd day of April, 1813; by virtue of Land Office Treasury warrant, No. 12285, issued the 14th of June, 1782; there is granted by the said Commonwealth, unto George Carns and Felty Hoak; a certain tract or parcel of land, containing Ninety-one acres, situate in the County of Bedford on the Stony fork of Otter river, and bounded as followeth, to wit: Beginning at Canada's corner gum, thence along his lines, south forty degrees, east ninety six poles to a pine; thence with Carns'es lines south fifty three degrees, west one hundred and fifty eight poles to pointers; south thirty two degrees, east thirteen poles to pointers, south fifty four degrees, west ten poles to a red oak; thence with Bowles' line north eighty degrees, west thirty one poles to his corner gum on stony fork creek; and thence up the same with the meanders thereof and binding thereon to the beginning. with its appurtenances: To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said George Carns and Felty Houk, and their heirs forever. In witness whereof, the said Wilson Cary Nicholas, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the tenth day, of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, and of the Commonwealth the thirty ninth.
W. C. Nicholas.
Surnames: CARNS, HOUK, HOAK, CANADA, BOWLES.
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