Source: Sumner County, TN Grant Book 2, Page 97
Transcribed by Alice
The State of Tennessee No 1771 - To all to whom these presents shall come greeting; Know ye that by virtue of part of Certificate No. 1410 Dated the 15th day of February 1813 _____ by the Register of West Tennessee to John Smith, and entered on the 25th day of February 1813 by No 10248-There is granted by the said State of Tennessee, unto James Gwin Certain tract or parcel of land. Containing fifty acres by survey bearing date 27th day of October 1814? lying in Sumner County in the first District on the waters of Sharps Creek of red River and bounded as follows to Wit. Beginning at a poast oak William McKendrees south west corner of his eighty acre survey running east with his line eighty nine and one third poles to a stake(?) thence south eighty nine and a half poles to a stake - thence west eighty nine and a third poles to a Spanish oak thence north eighty nine & a half poles to the Beginning. With the therein adamants? & appurtenances to have and 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 hereunto 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. By the Governor, Jos McMinn
Wm. Alexander, Secretary,
James Gwin is entitled to the within tract of land.
D.McGavock, Register of West Tennessee.
Recorded in the Registers Office of West Tennessee on the 15 day of February 1817. David Shelby, Clerk of Sumner County Court.
Registered & examd. this 19th day of August 1817.
James Douglass, Register of Sumner County.