John Delzell's Land Grant
The State of Tennessee Number 622 Page 605
To All To Whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that in consideration of the sum of eight dollars eighty eight and an half cents in part for the tract of Land herin named with the interest due thereon paid by John Dilzell (sic) who the public Treasury of this State there being yet due and chargeable on said Land the further sum of two hundred and fifty nine dollars ninety six and half cents there is granted unto the said John Delzell a certain tract of Land containing two hundred and eighty three rood and seventeen pole lying and being in the county of Blount and District south of French Broad and Holston.
Within the limmets of the tract located for the use of colleges on the head waters of Nine Mile Creek Begining at an oak bush with Hammel and Maxwell and running with ------- Maxwell North forty seven and three fourths East thirty eight chains and eight tenths to a post oak. Then North thirty nine East fourteen chain and four tenths to a Black Oak then with said Maxwell and John Davis North fourty five East thirty one chain six tenths to a Black Oak. Then with William Hanna South twenty eight East Twenty six chain and two tenths to a Black Oak then south forty seven and one fourth East sevent one chain and one tenth to a hickory saplin then south fifty seven East thirty three chain and five tenths to a post oak then south thirty three West with vacant Land twenty two chain and three tenths to a Black Oak then with Matthew Timberman South forty six west thirty seven chain to a hickory saplin then with John Tedford North seventy one and an half West nine chain and four tenths to a hickory then North eighty west thirty eight chain and four tenths to a stake then North sixty west nine chain and six tenths to a Black Oak then North seventy six west twenty six chain to a hickory saplin then south eighty seven west twenty one chain and nine tenths to a post oak then north nineteen and three quarters west seventeen chain to a stake Then with Robert Hammel south eighty and fourth East four chain and eight tenths to a post oak then south six and an half East seven chain and seven tenths to a hickory then north twenty five west fourteen chain to a bush then north six and an half west three chain and five tenths to an old stump then north forty five west ten chain to a stake. Then North thirteen and three quarters West eleen chain and five tenths to the beginning.
Surveyed February the Eleventh Eighteen hundred and Seven With its apurtenances to Have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenaces to the said John Delzell and his heirs and assigns forever. In witeness whereof John Sevier Governor of the State of Tennessee hath hereunto set his hand and caused the great seal of the state to be affixed at Knoxville on the thirteenth day of June in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine and of American Independence the thirty third.
By the Governor