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Deed Book: 1806-1810
Page(s): 7
Date: 25 June 1807
Submitted by: Misty Smith
Grantor(s): Walter Alvis
Grantee(s): Nathaniel Davis
Witness(es): Hutchins Barton, William Proffit
Neighbors: Nathaniel Hart, Robert Anderson

This indenture, made this 25th day of June, in the year of out Lord 1807, between Walter Alvis of the County of Orange and State of North Carolina, of the one part and Nathaniel Davis of the County of Campbell and State of Tennessee, of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Walter Alvis for and in consideration of the sum of Five Thousand Dollars, lawful money of the United States, of America, to him in hand paid by the said Nathaniel Davis, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby fully acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, sold, confirmed and conveyed and by these presents doth etc etc. All that part of land situated lying and being in the said County of Campbell and State of Tennessee, in Powells Valley and upon Powells River, and containing six thousand five hundred acres, be the same more or less, on the South side of Powells River as hereafter more fully described, being one of the lots which Richa! rd Henderson and Company by their deed of partition allotted to the said Walter Acres, as a part of his share in right of his wife Amelia only daughter and sole heir of William Johnston deceased, who was one of the original partners in the said company, which said bargained lot is designated in the Company's deed of partition and place by the letter D and number two (D No. 2) and between the letters D & E bounded W the Valley or Eastwardly by Richard Henderson Lot C. Number 2 and down the valley or Westwardly by Nathaniel Hart's Lot E. Number one. Being also the same lot, which the said Walter Alvis and Amelia, his wife, sold and conveyed to Robert Anderson, and Nathaniel Davis, by deed bearing date the 19th day of August, Anno Domino 1790 and thereafter the sane day conveyed by the said Anderson & Davis by deed of mortgage to the said. Walter Alvis and Amelia, his wife, to secure to them a certain sum of (8)money and upon the failure of the said Anderson & Davis to make payment of the said Walter and Amelia according to contract a suit was instituted and a judgment obtained by the said Walter against the said Anderson & Davis in the Federal District Court of East Tennessee and by virtue of said Sire Facias issued from said court to satisfy said judgment, the said lot of land was levied on and sold by Charles P. Porter, Marshall of East Tennessee, and purchased by the said Walter Alvis, all of which will more fully appear by a deed from the said Charles P. Porter, Marshall aforesaid, to the said Walter Alvis, dated the 26th Oct. 1804, and registered in the register's offices of Knox, Anderson, and Claiborn Counties, excepting and reserving from the above mentioned Lot D. Number 2 hereby intended to be conveyed, all that part thereof lying South of Powells River and adjoining the line of Lot E and between the same and the lines of Russell and Williams, and including the leas, ore, bank or banks and containing not less than 100 acres of land. To Have & To Hold the aforesaid land and premises, with the appurtenances to the said Nathaniel Davis, his heirs and assigns, to the only proper use and behalf of the said Nathaniel Davis, his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Walter Alvis, doth for himself and for his heirs, executors and administrators, covenant and agree to end with the said Nathaniel Davis, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, that the said Walter Alvis the above described lands, the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, from and against the lawful claims of all and every person and persons whatsoever, shall and will warrant and forever defend.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the said Walter Alvis hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day and year first above written.

Walter Alvis (Seal)

Signed and delivered in the Presence of.
Hutchins Barton
William Proffit.

State of Tennessee
Sept. Session 1807.
Campbell County

This deed from Walter Alvis to Nathaniel Davis for six thousand four hundred acres of land was proven in open court by the oath of Hutchins Burton, Esq. & William Proffit, two of the subscribing witnesses hereto, and ordered to be registered.

James Grant, Clk. C.C.
State of Tennessee
Nov. 14th, 1807. Campbell County
A True Copy Test.

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