J. S. and Mary C. Smith Deed of Gift to Edmund Lily Allen, Sr.

Fayette County Tennessee Deed Book N, P 477

Dated May 23, 1848

Filed September 25, 1848

Registered September 26, 1848

We James S. SMITH and Mary C. SMITH have this day bargained and sold and hereby do transfer and convey to Edmund Lily ALLEN his heirs and assigns forever for the consideration of ten dollars to us paid the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged and the further consideration of the natural love and affection that we have toward the said Edmund ALLEN and his wife Rebecca M. ALLEN a tract of land in the county of Fayette and State of Tennessee in 11 Surveyors District Range One and section 1 and of Chickasaw purchase Township 1 Range 2 West lying north of section 2 and containing by estimation one hundred forty acres ... ... ... more or less and bounded as follows viz Beginning at a stake in a branch 22 poles South and 13 poles West of the Southwest corner of A. POOL's 13 acre Entry. Runs thence East 13 Poles to a post Oak, thence North 22 Poles to a stake white oak post and Hickory pointers said POOL's Southwest corner, thence East 75 poles to a stake 3 Black Oak pointers Tom BLACK's northwest corner. Thence south crossing Winchester old line in all 233 poles to a stake Sam ...'s Corner. Thence west 100 poles to a stake D. SMITH's South East corner Thence North with his line crossing Winchester's line in all 122 poles to a gum in Said Branch thence with this meanders of said branch bearing a little east of north to the beginning. To have and to hold the said Edmund ALLEN his heirs and assigns forever and we the said James S. SMITH and Mary C. SMITH covenants with the said Edmund ALLEN that we are lawfully --- of said land have a good right to convey it and that the same is unencumbered. We do further covenant and bind ourselves to warrant (?) and forever defend the title of the said land and every --- past --- of to the said Edmund ALLEN his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claim of all and every (?) person or persons whatever. In testimony of which we have here unto set our hands and seals this 23rd day of May 1848.

James S. SMITH **seal**

Mary C. SMITH **seal**

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