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J. M. Smart
Joseph E. Smart, 1870


Source: Robertson County, TN Deed Book 17, Page 177
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes

Page 177

I J. M. Smart have this day bargained and sold, and do hereby transfer, and convey to Joseph E. Smart, for the consideration of four hundred and fifty dollars; the following tract or parcel of Land lying in Robertson Cty, Tenn Dist (No. 15) Being a part of a tract known as the Gowen tract; Bounded as follows:  to wit, Beginning in D. Mulloys West boundary line; Running North with said line, 20 poles to a black Oak; Thence west 51 1/2 poles to a small Sassafras; Thence North 39 1/2 poles to a Spanish Oak; Thence west 128 poles to a rock in L. Merritts line; Thence South 576 poles to a rock in Thos. Barry's line; Thence East 175 poles to the beginning, containing Fifty Acres more or less, to have and to hold the same to the said Jos. E. Smart his heirs and assigns forever.  I covenant with the said Jos. E. Smart his heirs and representatives that I am lawfully seized of said land & have a good right to convey it & that the same is unencumbered.  I further covenant to warrant the title to said land against the lawful claims of all person whatever.
Given under my hand & Seal this Sept 30th 1870.
Attest {  J. M. Wright                                                           J. M. Smart (Seal)
               J. F. Merritt
State of Tennessee Robertson County
Personally appeared before me J. M. Ford a Notary Public of said County J. M. Smart the within bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged the due execution of the within Deed to be the acts of his free will and accord for the purpose therein set forth this January 18, 1875
P. M. Ford  N. P.

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