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Deed
Elisha East to Isaac and Sarah D. Medley

Halifax County, Virginia

Deed Book 28, Page 167

October Court 1819

This indenture made this 14th day of August in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand Eight hundred and Nineteen between Elisha East of the County of Halifax of the one part and Isaac Medley and Sarah D. his wife of the said County of the other part Witnesseth that the said Isaac Medley and Sarah D. his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Six hundred and Seventy dollars currant [sic] money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said Elisha East the {_____} whereof they doth hereby acknowledge {hath} this day bargained and sold and {duly} these presents give grant bargain sell {_____} release {_____} off and confirm unto the said Elisha East his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land situated lying and being in the County of Halifax on the waters of Meery Creek containing one hundred and fifty seven acres to the same more or less and bounded as follows to wit. Beginning at a corner Red Oak thence N 85 degrees E 159 poles to pointers at a corner thence S 4 degrees E 166 poles to a corner white oak thence at 83 degrees W 46 poles thence S 65 degrees W 74 poles to pointers at a corner thence N 14 degrees W 210 poles to the Beginning. Together with all reversion & reversions remainder and remainders rents & profits of the premises and every part and parcel thereof to have and to hold the aforesaid land {and} {premises} herein before mentioned m{ent} or intended to be hereby {_____} {aliened} {confessed} and confirmed {_____} every part and parcel thereof with thus {_____} every of the appertenances [sic] unto the said Elisha East his heirs and assigns forever {_____} the only use and behoof of him the said Elisha East his heirs and assigns forever and the said Isaac Medley and Sarah D his wife their heirs and assigns th{___} said mentioned granted premises with the appurtenances unto the said Elisha East, his heirs and assigns against the said Isaac Medley and Sarah D his wife their heirs and assigned against all other persons shall all {_____} and forever defence by these presents. In witness whereof the said Isaac Medley and Sarah D his wife hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and date above written

Signed Sealed and delivered Isaac Medley (seal)

In Presence of

James Young Sarah D Medley (seal)
Chas A Ballow
Aaron Hardwick


Transcribed 1 August 1988 by Susan Shields Sasek from a copy of the microfilmed document at the Virginia State Library Archives, Richmond, VA.


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