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Land Grant: Zechariah Wood(s), 1835: Nicholas County, VA (WV)

Source: Land Office Grants No. 84, 1834-1836, p. 385 (Reel 150).
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Submitted by: Lorie Tharp
NOTE: This was very difficult to read, I did the best I could.

Zech. Wood
Nicholas County
delivered Mr.Hanson (?)
10th Dec. 1835

Littleton W. Tazewell, Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia:
To all to whom these presents shall come Greetings: Know YE,
That in conformity with a survey made on the 15th day of November, 1834
by Virtue of Land Office Treasury Warrant No.2620 there is granted by the
Commonwealth, unto Zechariah Wood a certain Tract or Parcel of Land
containing eighty acres, situate in Nicholas county, on Elk River and
bounded as follows;
Beginning at a poplar birch, corner to Wood S12 degrees W 60 poles to
a black oak near this river N50 degrees W 50 poles down the river to a stake
on a line of Isaac Gregory with the said, N33 degrees E 236 poles, crossing
said river down to a mark given and leaving said Gregory's line on the bank
of the river NNW 210 poles to a sycamore locust N60 degrees E 50 poles to a
water birch N 71 degrees E 70 poles to a spruce pine on said river bank S34
degrees E 26 poles out from the river to a sugar tree by a rock S 55 degrees
W 178 poles to a birch S 23 degrees W 150 poles to a birch poplar, corner to
said Woods with his line S 7 1/2 degrees W 80 poles to the beginning, with
its appurtenances.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, with its
appurtenances, to the said Zechariah Wood and his heirs forever.
In witness whereof the said, Littleton W. Tazewell, Esq.,
Governor ofthe Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and
caused the Lesser Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed, at Richmond,
on the 25th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred
and thirty five, and of the Commonwealth, the 60th.
Litt. W. Tazewell(sig.)

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