27 Dec 1796, 30 Mar 1802
Updated March 18, 2016
James Wood, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:
Know ye, that by virtue of a Said Office Treasury Warrant Number Eleven Thousand four hundred and three issued the thirteenth day of March, on thousand seven hundred and eighty two, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Richard GILLIAM, son and heir at law of Epaphroditus GILLIAM, deceased a certain tract or parcel of land containing four hundred and thirteen and three quarters acres by survey bearing date the thirteenth day of March, on thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, lying and being in the County of Buckingham, on the branches of Slate River and is bounded as followeth to wit
Beginning at William Morris Senior’s corner chestnut thence on his line due North one hundred and fifty one poles crossing Murphey’s road to a Chestnut thence on Olive Branches lines north fifth eight degrees west sixty seven poles to pointers, thence, North eighteen degrees east two hundred and twenty eight poles crossing two branches to pointers, thence a new line, north forty four degrees West, one hundred and sixty nine poles to Robert Smith’s corner, pointers near a branch, thence on the aid Smith’s line, south fifteen degrees West three hundred and sixty one poles crossing the last mentioned branch and three other branches to pointers thence on John Webb’s lines due east fourteen poles crossing one branch to Pointers thence due South one hundred and four poles crossing one branch to pointers, thence a new line, south sixty six degrees east two hundred poles crossing the last mentioned branch and Murphey’s Road to the beginning.
With it appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Richard GILLIAM and his heirs forever.
In witness whereof the said James Wood, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the twenty seventh day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, seven hundred and ninety-six and of the commonwealth the twenty-first.
- Library of Virginia, Patents.