Survey for John Reeves, February 5, 1816
Surveyed February 16, 1816 by Joseph T. Cunningham, C. S.
Plat contains 251 acres of “mint land” bounded by Burton on the east, Walker on the south and Watson on the west.
State of Georgia
By His Excellency John Clark Governor, and Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of this State, and of the Militia thereof.
To all to whom these Presents shall come, GREETINGS:
KNOW YE, That in Pursuance of the At for opening the Land Office, and by virtue of the Powers in me vested, I HAVE given and granted, and by these Presents, in the Name and Behalf of the said State, DO give and grant unto John Reeves his Heirs and Assigns forever, ALL that Tract or Parcel of Land, containing Two Hundred & fifty Acres, situate, lying, and being, in the County of Jackson in the said State, butting and bounding N by Watsons, S. by Buttess, E. by Surveyed & West by Walkers on a Branch of the Appalatchee river
having such Shape, Form, and Marks as appear by a Plat of the same hereunto annexed; together with all and singular the Rights, Members, and appurtenances thereof, whatsoever, to the said Tract or Parcel of Land belonging, or in any wise appertaining; and also all the Estate, Right, Title, Interest, Claim and Demand, of the State aforesaid, of, in, to, or out of the same: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, and all and singular the Premises aforesaid, with their and every of their Rights, Members, and appurtenances, unto the said John Reeves his Heirs and Assigns, to his and their own proper Use and Behoof forever, in Fee-Simple.
GIVEN under my Hand in Council, and the Great Seal of the said State, this Thirteenth Day of Dec’r in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty and of the Independence of America the Forty fifth
Signed by his honor the President, John Clark
the 12th day of Dec’r 1820
Elisha Woods S.E.D.
Registered the 14th day of Dec’r 1820
Sources: Georgia Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1809, Register of Grants, 1820-1823, Vol. NNNNN, p. 92 Family Search, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-27451-43738-27?cc=1914217&wc=MMYG-GXF:841779630; icrofilm, Jackson County Land Warrants, 1806-1875, Georgia Department of Archives and History