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Carroll County, Mississippi 

R W CLARK. Etux. 


Wm. Clark 

 Submitted by John Hansen, September 7, 2003

This indenture made and entered into this 21st day of November 1849, between Rowland W. Clark, & Lucinda Clark of the first part, & Wm. Clark of the second part, all of the County of Carroll, & State of Mississippi. Witnesseth: That the party of the first part, for and in Consideration of the sum of One hundred dollars to them in hand paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, have granted, sold and released unto the party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, all their right, title and interest, in and to the following described Lands, To wit: the N1/2 W1/2 NW1/4 of Section 22. Township 20. Range 3 E. The S of the W of the SW of Section 15. Township 20 of Range 3 East & E NE of Section 21. Township 20 of Range 3 East: containing in all 160 58/100 acres, more or less; to have and to hold to the party of the second part, his heirs & @ forever. And the party of the first part will warrant and forever defend , this right and title to said land, against themselves, their heirs & @, but against no other claim, whatever. In testimony whereof, the parties of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals. 

R. W. Clark (seal)

 Lucinda her x, Clark, (seal) 

By order as acting Justice of the Peace for said County, R.W. Clark and wife, and Lucinda Clark, above named and acknowledged that they signed, sealed, & delivered the above quit claim deed, as their act and deed; And the said Lucinda Clark, being by me examined, separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she signed, sealed, and delivered said deed, freely & voluntarily, without, andy fear, threats or compulsion, of or from her said husband. Given under my hand and seal this 27th day of December A.D. 1849 

Recd for Recod Feby 18th 1850 

Geo. M. Roberts, JP (seal) 

James K. Lea, Clk. 

By A.M. Nelson D.C. 

(Researcher's Note: The legal description given above, is part of the original General Land Office Land Grant, Bureau of Land Management, to a John C. Clark dated 1840. ) Office Land Grant, Bureau of Land Management, to a John C. Clark dated 1840. )


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