[APG Public List] Land Indenture Language

Elissa Scalise Powell, CG Elissa at PowellGenealogy.com
Tue Feb 9 08:09:53 MST 2010

Agreed that whoever signed this deed is the seller. However I think this
snippet just might be an abstract found in a book or online. If so, one
needs to see the original to find what else is missing from the abstract.
"The devil (and the answer) is often in the details."

My .02,

Elissa Scalise Powell, CG
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donna McR [mailto:donna316 at tx.rr.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 2010 1:27 AM
> I need to confirm the legal meaning here:
> State of Georgia, County of Wilkes. Indenture dated 12 October1871 between
> Branson Thomas of Heard County, of the first part, and Samuel Smith of the
> State of Alabama, County of Randolph, of the second part, for and in
> consideration of the sum of $600: 95 acres, the east side of lot #189 in
> 12th District of originally Carroll now Heard County.
> Please tell me which is the seller of this land----the party of the first
> part (Branson Thomas) or the party of the second part (Samuel Smith)?

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