1843 Deed - Alexander S. Reaves to Tarlton J. Reaves

1843 Deed - Alexander S. Reaves to Tarlton J. Reaves

1843 Deed - Alexander S. Reaves to Tarlton J. Reaves


Bedford County, Tennessee
Deed Book MM, p277
22 Mar 1843


Know all men by these presents that I Alexander S. Reaves of the County of Bedford & State of Tennessee, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to me in hand paid by Tarlton J. Reaves of the County and State aforesaid, and the further consideration hereinafter mentioned, I have sold and conveyed unto said Tarlton J. his executors & administrators, two negroes named Hartwell and Mary, aged about nine and three years. To have and to hold to him the said Tarlton J. &c But upon the following trusts and for no other purpose that is to say, I have this day executed to said Tarlton J a note under seal for the sum of $625.00 due Jany 1st 1847 for a tract of land purchased by my from said Tarlton J. Now if I pay said note when the same falls due then this conveyance is to be void, But if I fail to pay the same then said Tarlton J is authorised to sell said negroes publickly or privately for cash or on a credit, and with the proceeds pay said debt and interest and the balance if any pay over to me or my order.
Given under my hand and seal this 22nd day of March 1843
A. S. Reaves (Seal)

State of Tennessee }
Bedford County } Personally appeared before me Robert Hurst clerk of the County Court of said County, A. S. Reaves, the within named bargainor, with whom I am personally acquainted, and who acknowledged that he executed the within deed in trust for the purposes therein contained
Witness my hand at office this 22nd Mach 1843Robt Hurst clerk
Recd and noted March 23d 1843 at 3 Oclock PM
Registered March 23 1843Andrew Vannoy Register


FamilySearch - Bedford County, Tennessee Deed Book MM, p277