Thomas Jefferson’s Land Grant for 100 Acres in Campbell County

Thomas Jefferson 100 acres CampbellExd

James Wood Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To all To whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that by virtue of a Land Office Treasury Warrant Number seventeen hundred and twenty four issued the fifth day of December one thousand seven hundred and ninety five, there [. . .] is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Thomas Jefferson a Certain Tract or Parcel of Land Containing one hundred Acres, by Survey bearing date the twenty third day of December one thousand Seven hundred and ninety five lying and being in the County of Campbell on the South Branches of Ivy Creek and bounded as followeth (to wit) Beginning at Wilkersons and Johnsons Corner pointers along Wilkersons lines North Sixty degrees East eight poles to his Corner Red oak South fifty two degrees East ninety four poles to his Corner pointers thence off North Seventy Six degrees East thirty six poles to a Hickory North forty degrees East one hundred and thirty poles to pointers on Tullos’s line thence along his lines North Sixty degrees West fifty five poles to his Corner white oak West eighty four poles to his Corner pointers on Johnsons line at a Small branch and along Johnsons South thirty eight degrees West one hundred poles to the Beginning with its Appurtenances to have and to 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 James Wood Esquire 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 twenty second day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety Seven and of the Commonwealth the twenty first

James Wood
Tr (Vi: RG 4, Virginia Land Office Grant Book, 39:303–04); in a clerk’s hand.