Source: Robertson County Deed Book
Book 4 Pages 315 - 316
Transcribed by Jan J.
E. L. Durrett Jacob Ackerman 9th May 1844
I E. L. Durrett have this day bargained and sold & do hereby transfer and convey to Jacob Ackerman his heirs forever, for the consideration of seven hundred dollars to me paid, a tract of land in the State of Tennessee Robertson Cty in District No. 11 containing by estimation forty eight acres and ninety six poles be the same more or less & bounded as follows, Beginning on a popular Daniel Johnson's South East corner, of his Puckins survey, thence south forty poles to a spanish oak corner and Branch thence down said Branch with its meanders seventy seven poles to a Buckeye corner thence West thirty poles to the mouth of William Tates Spring Branch on the West bank of the creek, thence down the mill pond to the head of an old mill race thence with said mill race to the creek, thence down the West Bank of said creek with its meanders to a walnut, thence North eighty five degrees East one hundred & forty seven poles to the Beginning to have and to hold the same to the said Jacob Ackerman his heirs & assigns forever, I do covenant with the said Ackerman that I am lawfully seized of the said land, having a good right to convey it & that the same is unencumbered, I defend the title in the said land & every part thereof to the said Ackerman his heirs and assigns and the lawful claims of any person whatever, this May the 9 1844. Rec'd for Registration 9 May 1844 at 3 ock PM
E. L. Durrett (Seal)
State of Tennessee Robertson County
Personally appeared before me Joseph E. Winfield Clerk of the County Court for said County E. L. Durrett the bargainor in the within deed with whom I am personally acquainted who acknowledged in my presence that he executed the same for the purposes therein contained. Given under my hand at office this 9th of May 1844.
J. E. Winfield Clk