Mr. Robert Steele & John Sox under the firm of Steele & Sox have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to Mahaley chance widow of Thomas Chance deceased and her heirs forever for the consideration of one hundred and fifty dollars to us paid a Tract of Land in the State of Tennessee Montgomery County being that Tract pruchased by Said Steele and Sox of Henry C Rye as appears by deed of same from said Rye to said Steele & Sox dated this 28th April 1836 and being part of a Government Grantor to the heirs of Captain William Goodsman containing by Estimation One Hundred Acres be the same more or less and bounded as follows Beginning at a beach on the East bank of the East fork of Town Creek fifty poles below the Rocky Spring accessWest twenty seven poles to a stake, Thence South One Hundred and six acres One half poles to a stake thence East one hndred and fifty one poles to a stake. Thence North one hundred and six and one half poles to a stake in Johnsons lines, thence with Said line One hundred and twenty four poles to the beginning. To have and to hold the same to the said Mahaley Chance her heirs and assigns forever and under the following conditions being we claim to ourselves all the Iron Ore on the said Tract with wood sufficient to burn the same when it may be raised together with the privileges of easements roads to Same to haul away we do covenant with the said Mahaley Chance that we are lawfully seized of the said land have a good right to Convey it and that the same is unencumbered we do further covenant and bind ouselves our heirs and Representatives to know and forever defend the title of the said land and every part thereof (except the privileges of ores wood & Roads herein above mentioned to the said Mahaley Chance her heirs and assigns against the Lawful Claims of all persons whatever. This fourteenth day of August in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred Thirty seven

Signed Sealed and delivered Steele & Sox

in presence of

Henry C Rye

James Smith Jr

State of Tennessee

Montgomery County

personally appeared before me Samuel McFall Clerk of the County Court of Montgomery Henry C Rye & James Smith Jr the Written subscribing witness who being first sworn depose and say they are personally acquainted with ___ ___ __ the within bargainer and that they acknowledge the execution of the written deed on the day it bears date to _____ them to be their acts and deeds for the prupose therein contained Witness my hand at office this 22nd day of August 1837

Samuel McFall clk

Submitted by Teresa


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