Source: Sumner County, TN Deed Book 39, Page 142
Transcribed by Jan J.
State of Tennessee } For the consideration of Eight hundred &
Sumner County } dollars, Seven hundred dollars of which
is paid the receipt of which is acknowledged and balance in two equal notes, 1st note for Seventy five dollars due 25th day of Dec. 1889 - 2nd and last note for Seventy five dollars due 25th day of Dec. 1890. We G. L. Belcher and wife L. M. Belcher have this day bargained, Sold, released and do by these presents transfer and convey unto S. H. Briley his heirs and assigns a certain tract of land Situated by and being in 16th Civil District of the aforesaid county and State, and bounded as follows, Beginning at a poplar Chas. Harveys corner in the Harris line thence N. 103 P to a Black oak, thence W. 23 P. to a Black oak thence N 15 1/2 P. to a Black oak thence W 80 1/2 P. to a rock Mrs. E. B. Austins N. E. corner, thence S. 220 1/2 P. to a black rock Mrs. E. B. Austins N. E. corner, thence S. 220 1/2 P. to a black gum thence East to Harris SW corner, thence N with the Harris line to a rock near the branch Harris N. W. corner, thence E 39 1/2 poles to the beginning, containing one hundred and three acres but three acres of this Survey lying on the S.W. Boundary belong to j. D. Harris, leaving to the said S. H. Briley 100 acres, To have and to hold to the said S. H. Briley his heirs and assigns forever. We covenant with the said Briley that we are lawfully seized of said land, that it is not encumbered and the legal title is in us and we bind ourselves, our heirs, and assigns to warrant and forever defend the title in Said land to the Said S. H. Briley his heirs and assigns against the legal claims of all persons whomsoever. In testimony whereof we set out hand respectfully this Oct. 30th 1888.
G. L. Belcher
L. M. Belcher
State of Tennessee }
Sumner County } Personally appeared before me W. T. McGlothlin N. P. in and for said county and State, G. L. Belcher bargainor with whom i am personally acquainted, and acknowledged the execution of the annexed Deed for the purposes therein expressed. Also Mrs. L. M. Belcher wife of G. L. Belcher who having said deed read and Explained to her privately and apart from her husband acknowledged the execution of the same by her freely, voluntarily and understandingly without constraint or compulsion by her said husband and for the purposes therein expressed. Given under my hand and notarial Seal. Oct. 30th 1888.
W. T. McGlothlin
Rec'd for Registration Nov. 2nd 1888 at 12 1/2 o'clock P. M.
J. F. Gray Register
Registered and Examined November 3rd 1888.
J. F. Gray Register