Source: Sumner County, TN Grant Book 2, Pages 94 - 95
Transcribed by Alice
The State of Tennessee No 8769 - To all to whom these presents shall come greeting; Know ye that in consideration of the Military Service performed by Abraham Visor to the State of North Carolina Warrant No 5233 dated the 9th day of December 1797 and entered on the 19th day of February 1810 by No 4443 there is granted by said State of Tennessee, unto James Gwin assignee of the heirs of the said Abraham Viser a tract or parcel of land, containing twenty seven acres & a half, (part of said warrant) by survey bearing ____ the 6th day of November 1814 lying in Sumner County in the first District in the Barrens on the waters of the west fork of Drakes Creek, and bounded as follows, to wit Beginning at a poast oak north east Corner of a 109 acre tract of James Blanchards heirs being the tract where on Thomas Granger now lives running north with Joseph McGlothlins west boundary line fifty three poles to a poast oak. thence west eighty three poles to a stake in Mrs Noels field, thence south fifty three poles to Blanchards heirs north boundary line, thence east with said line eighty three poles to the beginning - with the here adamants and appurtenances. to have & to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said James Gwin and his heirs forever - In witness where of, Joseph McMinn Governor of the State of Tennessee, Hath here unto set his hand, and caused the Great Seal of the State to be affixed at Nashville on the twenty first day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixteen and of the Independence of the United States the fortieth. Jas McMinn
By the Governor
Wm. Alexander, Secretary
James Gwin is entitled to the within mentioned tract of land.
D.McGavock Register of West Tennessee.
Recorded in the Registers office of West Tennessee on the 15th day of February 1817, D. McGavock, Register.
State of Tennessee Sumner County. Rec'd two cents, seven & a half mills ____ ____ tax on the within grant let it be registered. David Shelby, Clerk of Sumner Cty Court.
Registered &examd. this 19th day of Augt 1817 James Douglas, Register of Sumner County.