Source: North Carolina State Archives, Book 63 Page 251
Submitted by Jan J. Barnes
By Virtue of a military warrant from the Secretary of State No. 3481 Located the 17th Day of February 1787 Surveyed for James Linear a/c of James Smart heir of John Smart Six hundred and forty acres of land lying on the South side of Reeses? creek nearly joining the South West Corner of Captain Campbells claim beginning at red oak runs north three hundred and twenty poles to Dogwd. thence East three hundred and twenty poles to stake Thence South three hundred and twenty poles to the ____ Thence west three hundred and twenty poles to the Beg.
Surveyed the 20th May 1787 etc.
R. Nelson D. Sur.
John Sitswood? }
Joshua Winters } Clear.
Martin Armstrong Sur.