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CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH @ PLEASANT HILL DEED

DEED OF CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AT PLEASANT HILL MS

Deed Record Book Q page 201, 202, 203

Arthur S Denton
To } Deed
Crumberland Presbyterian
Church at Pleasant Hill.
Filed Dec. 30, 1869
Recorded Feby 18, 1870.
This Indenture made
between Arthur S.
Denton and the Presby
terian Church at Pleasant Hill all
of La Fayette County
Mississippi, Witnesseth: That the said Denton for and in consideration of the love and affection he has for said Church and one dollar in hand paid, doth hereby sell & convey to said Church, the following described lot or [end of page 201]
peice of land containing ten acres more or less, in section twenty one Township nine of Range 2 west, being in North west quarter of said section, beginning at a stake near four post oaks, about two hundred yards S. E. of the Church at S. E. Corner of the survey running west thirty five (35) poles to a stake a fine pointer, thence north forty five poles to a stake, three black jack pointers, thence east thirty five poles to a stake - a red oak & fine pointer, thence south forty five poles to the beginning. To have and to hold the same with the appurtenance, heriditament [hereditament], embracing a Church house & graveyard for the use of the Chamberland Presbyterian Church worshipping at that place & now called Pleasant Hill Church, so long as the same may be used as a Church house by said Denomination, will the express reservation that when the same cease to be used by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church or a place of worship or may be transferred to any other person or church the same may and shall revert to the said A. S. Denton , his heirs and assigees. And the said A. S. Denton for himself , his heirs & assignees doth hereby covenant with said church that he has a legal title to said land & that the same is unencumbered, and he does hereby warrant & will forever defend the title to the same to the said Church (Cumberland Presbyterian ) as now organized and their successers forever.

In testimony whereof I have
hereunto set my hand & affixed
my seal this thirthieth day
of December 1869.

A S Denton [his] seal

The State of Mississippi
La Fayette County } Personally appeared [end of page 202][page 203]before me W S Foard, Clerk of the Probate Court of the County aforesaid, A S Denton, Who acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the foregoing deed on the day and year of the date, hereof as his act and deed for the purpose, therein expressed.

In testimony whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and seal
of said Court, this 20 day of
December 1869.
W H Foard, Clerk.

[end of pg 203 and deed]

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