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Rawlings to Bishop Deed, 1882

Courtesy of Judy Alley

Deed book 15, page 105 Carroll County Virginia

This deed made this 18th day of February 1882 between M. R. Rawlings and Sallie his wife of the one part and J. S. Bishop of the other part witnesseth that the said Rawlings and his wife in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars the said Rawlings and Sallie his wife do grant to the said J. S. Bishop their interest and all claims in a certain tract or parcel of land of George K Painter, deceased, lying in Carroll County on the waters of Little Cranberry Creek joining the lands of David Jennings J S. Bishop and others and the said M. R. Rawlings and Sallie his wife release to the said J. S. Bishop all claims upon said land or parcel of land hereby conveyed generally.

witness the following signatures and seals.
M. R. Rawlings {seal}
Sallie Rawlings {seal}

State of Tennessee
Sevier County
Personally appeared before me, W. R. Mitchell, Clerk of the County Court for said county M. R. Rawlings the bargainer to the within or annexed instrument of writing, with whom I am personally acquainted, and acknowledged that he executed the same upon the day it bears date and for the purpose therein expressed. And Sallie S. Rawlings wife of the said bargainer having personally appeared before and been examined by me privately and a part from her said husband, acknowledged that she executed said instrument freely voluntarily and understandingly without compulsion or constraint on the part of her said husband and for the purpose therein expressed.

Given under my hand at office in Sevierville, the 24th day of February 1882.

William P. Mitchell, Clerk
per M. P. Thomas DC
Virginia: In Carroll County Court Clerk Office August 15, 1882
The foregoing deed was this day presented in this office with the certificate of acknowledgment and privy examination annexed and was admitted to record.
W. H. Sutherland, Clerk