Delivered to M. Rhoades April 2nd 1867.
Know all men by these presents that we W. L. Meador
& Elizabeth Meador (formerly Elizabeth Howser) of Cole County and State
of Missouri hath this day bargained and sold unto Moses Rhoades of Macon
County and State of Tenn. one ninth interest in the lands belonging to Thos.
Howser deceased, it being our entire interest in said lands for and in
consideration of the sum of Five Hundred dollars paid the receipt of which
is hereby acknowledged. The above lands lying and being in the County of
Monroe & State of Kentucky and we bind ourselves our heirs or assigns
to forever warrant and defend unto said Moses Rhoades, his heirs & etc.
an undisputed right to the above named lands so far as our undivided interest
extends and further bind ourselves to make unto said Rhoades a general deed
of warranty. Given under our hands this 4th day of September 1865.
W. L. Meador (Seal)
Elizabeth Meador (Seal)
Signed in presence of:
H. C. Franklin
T. J. Howser
State of Kentucky, County of Monroe - Set. - I J. C. Conkin Clerk of Monroe County Court certify this deed W. L. Meador & Elizabeth Meador to Moses Rhoades was this day filed in my office and proven by the oath of T. J. Howser one of the subscribing witnesses thereto to be the act and deed of said granters, whereupon I have recorded the same together with this certificate in my office duly stamped. This 25th day of March 1867. J. C. Conkin Clk. M. C. C.