S. W. Harper, et al To Joseph B. Harper - Deed
Registered Nov. 2nd 1869
Tennessee, Gibson County - Know all persons by these presents that we W. S. Harper, Samuel W. Harper, R. L. Harper, John P. Harper, & in consideration of the sum Seventy dollars paid S. W. Harper & W. S. Harper each sixty five to R. L. Harper one hundred & twenty to J. P. Harper do hereby sell and convey unto said J. B. Harper & his heirs all of our right title & claim in & to the following tract of land situated in the State of Tennessee Gibson County 18th Civil District & being the dower allotted to our Mother Jane L. Harper deceased & bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at a small black oak 33 poles East of the S. W. corner of a 172 acre tract conveyed by Anderson Davis to Samuel W. Harper & running East 93 poles to a stake & pointers; thence North 153 poles to a stake in a creek & pointers on the bank; thence with the meanderings of the creek upwards to a white oak the western bank of the creek one of the N. W. corners of the said 172 acres; thence South 3 1/2 degrees East 86 poles to the beginning including the Mansion House containing 90 acres and we warrant the title to our respective interest to said land to the said J. B. Harper & his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever. Signed and sealed this 18 day of Sept. 1869.
S. W. Harper (Seal)
J. P. Harper (Seal)
W. S. Harper (Seal)
R. L. Harper (Seal)
State of Tennessee, Gibson County - Personally appeared before me Jas. E. Wood, Clerk of the Court of said County,
S. W. Harper, J. P. Harper, W. S. Harper, & R. L. Harper the bargainors to the said Deed with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged they executed the same for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 29 day of September AD 1869. James E. Wood, Clerk
Received Nov. 1st 1869 at 9 3/4 o'clock AM. J. A. Morrison, Regr.