Deed - Between Benjamin Fry and William McLaughlin
Transcription by Carla Miles.
Wilkes County, Ga Deed Book Vol. #22
Dated 1813-1815

This Indenture made this twenty first day of December Eighteen Hundred Ten between Benjamin Fry of the County of Wilkes of the one part and William McLaughlin of the County of Oglethorpe of the other part. Witnesseth that the said B. Fry for and in consideration of the sum of nine hundred to him in hand paid by the said William McLaughlin the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain and sell unto the said William McLaughlin his heirs and assigns a certain tract of land in Wilkes County containing two hundred acres be the same more or less lying on the waters of Long Creek Beginning on a R. oak corner at the (Gap or Top) of the Mountain thence on East corner to Reeves Line thence S. on Reeves line to a R. Oak corner thence on Milners line to a R. oak corner on the beg (beginning) Road there crossing the said Road to the head of a branch leading to (Mr.?) Reeves thence on said Reeves line to the beginning corner. To have and to hold the said tract of land and premises with the appurtenances and every part thereof I do warrant and defend the same to the said McLaughlin his heirs and assigns forever in fee simple. In Witness whereof the said B. Fry have hereunto set his (word left out) and seal this day and year above written. Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of

Pitt Milner                            Benj. Fry (Seal)
John Moore
Wm Brooks

Georgia Wilkes County

Personally came and appeared John Moore of this county who being duly sworn maketh oath and saith that he is a subscribing witness to the within written deed, and that he saw the within named Benjamin Fry duly sign, seal and deliver the same as his act and deed and do such to be recorded and also saw Pitt Milner and William Brooks subscribe their names as witnesses thereto.

Sworn to before me                            John Moore
This 5th January 1811
Simeon Walker J.P.

Recorded 12th of May 1813

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