Jennings to Lee
This indenture made this Twentieth day of February A.D. Eighteen hundred and Seventy two between Jefferson Jennings of said County and Slate of the one part- and Joseph Lee of the other part Witnessett that the Said Jefferson Jennings for and in consideration of The Sum of Eight-hundred dollars to him in hand paid by Said Joseph Lee at and before the sealing and delivery Of these presents the Receipt whereof is thereby acknowledge hath granted bar gaince and Solce and doth by these present grant bargain Sell and Canrey unto Said Joseph Lee a certain tract-or parcel of land in Said county of Clarke on the South Side of the Middle Oconee River adjoining Lands of Said Joseph Lee and Others and Bounded as follows. Beginning at a corner near the Bank of Said River opposite the lower end of an Island in Said River Running thence down the meanders? Of Said River to a Stake running thence a straight line to a Stake or persimmon near the public road leading by Princeton factory to Athens hence with Said Lees line to a corner on the Line dividing this tract from the land Formerly belonging to Old William Gann Thence N17 East-to a Stake Thence a straight T line to this Beginning. This last line is run so as to cutt off twelve and one half acres from the North west corner of the tract
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deeded to Said Jefferson Jennings by Thomas N. Epps executor of William Epps deceased.
To have and to hold Said tract of Land unto him the Said Joseph Lee and to his heirs and assigned forever in fee Simple And the Said Jefferson Jennings
Will warrant and forever defend the Right and title of said Bargained Land unto Said Joseph Lee and unto his heirs And assigned against himself and against all other persons whatever.
In witness where of the Said Jefferson Jennings hath herewith set his hand and Seal the day and year above written
Signed Sealed and Delivered in Presence of
(signature of)Jefferson Jennings
(blue stamp shows)
Feb 20 1872
Transcribed 12/21/2001 by Connie Epps Bond