Source: Sumner County Deed Book 25, Pages 82 - 83
Transcribed by Jan J.
This indenture made and entered into this 11th day of Novr. 1852 between
William, Elijah, Robert, Lewis, Jesse, Elias, W. Tyree, John H. and Isaac
A. Dorrises Caroline Blackard and her husband Joshua Blackard, Permelia Callis
and her husband William Callis, Martha Honeycut and her husband Preston Honeycut,
Zilpha Bradley and her husband Abram Bradley Heirs at law of William Dorris
Senr. Dec'd of the county of Sumner and State of Tennessee of the one part
and Peter Sang of the county & State aforesaid of the other part, Witnesseth
that the said heirs for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and
seventy five dollars to them in hand paid by the said Sang at or before the
sealing and delivery of these presents have bargained and sold unto the aid
Sang a certain tract or parcel of land and premises lying and being in the
said county of Sumner in Dist. No. 10 and bounded as follows to wit:
Beginning at a stake with Black Gum pointers running North 67 degrees
East 60 poles to a Post Oak corner W. B. Neal then 44 degrees East 15 poles
to a Black oak corner to sd. Neal, Then East 94 poles to a Black oak Thos.
Perdue's west boundary line, then South 102 poles to a stake in a field
Then South 78 degrees West 126 poles to three White Oaks in a Branch Then
South 14 1/2 poles to a dead Oak Then South 82 degrees West 44 poles to an
Elm, Then North 156 poles to the Beginning, Containing one hundred and thirty
five acres be the same more or less. To have and to hold the said land
and premises with the said Sang his heirs executors Administrators and assigns
forever and we the said heirs do warrant and defend the right of said land
and premises from the lawful claim or claims of any and every person or persons
whatsoever unto the said Sang his heirs and assigns forever. In witness
whereof we the said heirs have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals
the day and date first above written, And in presents of the subscribing
Robert Dorris (Seal)
William Callis (Seal)
Permelia (her mark) Callis (Seal)
John A. Dorris (Seal)
Jesse Dorris (Seal)
Elias Dorris (Seal)
Zilpha (her mark) Bradley (Seal)
Abram Bradley (Seal)
Joshua (his mark) Blackard (Seal)
Caroline (her mark) Blackard (Seal)
Isaac A. (his mark) Dorris (Seal)
William Z. Dorris (Seal)
Preston Honeycut (Seal)
Martha J. (her mark) Honeycut (Seal)
Elijah Dorris (Seal)
and Robert Dorris (Seal)
By Robert Dorris Attorney in fact
William Dorris (Seal)
Thomas W. McMurtry
State of Tennessee
Sumner County To Samuel Kirkpatrick Esqr. You are hereby authorized and empowered to take the examination of Permelia Collis and Caroline Blackard privately and apart from their husbands relative to their free execution of the within Deed and the same is taken certify under your hand and seal, Witness John L. Bugg Clerk of the county Court of Sumner county at office the 29th Sept. 1852.
J. L. Bugg Clerk
State of Tennessee Novr. the 11th 1852
Sumner County This day personally appeared before me S. Kirkpatrick an acting Justice in and for said county Permelia Callis and Caroline Blackard separate and apart from their husbands and acknowledged the within conveyance to be their lawful act and deed and that they conveyed the same without persuasion threats or rewards. Given under my hand and seal the day and date above written.
S. Kirkpatrick J. P. (Seal)
State of Tennessee To Jacob Beson Esqr.
Sumner County Your are hereby authorized and empowered to take the examination of Zelpha Bradley & Permelia (Martha J.) Honeycut privately and apart from their husbands relative to their execution of the annexed deed and the same so taken certify under your hand and seal. Witness John L. Bugg Clerk of the county Court of Sumner County at office the 29th Sept. 1852.
John L. Bugg Clerk
State of Tennessee } This day personally appeared before
J. Beson an acting Justice for said
Sumner County } county Zelpha Bradley and Martha J. Honeycut separate and apart from their husbands and acknowledged the within conveyance to be their lawful act and deed and that they conveyed the same without persuasion threats or reward. Given under my hand and seal this 14th day of Novr. 1852.
Jacob Beson (Seal)
Rec'd for registration at 4 O'clock P. M. Octr. 24, 1860
Registered and examined the Octr 30th A. D. 1860. R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty.
By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.