Thomas Jefferson’s Land Grant for Eighteen Acres in Bedford County

Peter V. Daniel Esqr Lieut: Governor of the commonwealth of Virginia To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that in conformity with a survey made on the thirtieth day of April 1818; by virtue of a Land Office Treasury warrant Number 4915 issued the 27th June 1812; there is granted by the said Commonwealth, unto Thomas Jefferson A certain tract or parcel of Land, containing Eighteen acres situate in the County of Bedford and bounded as followeth to wit: Beginning at pointers corner to his own poplar forest tract thence along his own lines South forty and a half degrees East sixty eight poles to pointers, South sixty two degrees West thirty eight poles to Cobbs corner red oak thence along his line, North forty three and a half degrees West eighty one poles to a stake in a line of the said poplar forest tract, thence along said line North seventy five degrees East forty seven poles to the Beginning, To have and hold the said tract or parcel of Land with its Appurtenances, to the said Thomas Jefferson and his heirs forever. In witness whereof, the said Peter V. Daniel Esqr Lieut: Governor of the commonwealth of Virginia hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser seal of the said commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the first day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and Nineteen and of the Commonwealth the forty third.—

Peter V. Daniel
FC (Vi: RG 4, Virginia Land Office Grant Book, 68:139–40); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson 18 acres BedfordExd”; notation in left margin: “October 4th 1821. deld to Mr Bernard Peyton.” Enclosed in Bernard Peyton to TJ, 11 Oct. 1821.
Peter V. Daniel
Date Range
June 1, 1819