Indenture from Robert J. Holloman to William I. Powell
transcribed by Jan Lawson
Leon Co., TX Deed Book 10, pgs. #217 - #218
|Leon Co., TX. Deed Book 10, pgs. #217 - #218.
State of Texas, County of Robertson.
"Know all men by these presents: That I Robert J. HOLLOMAN of the County of Robertson in the state aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of Two hundred twenty five 00/100 Dollars to me paid and secured to be paid by William I. POWELL of Wealthy, Leon County, Texas as follows: $56.25 cash in hand the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, and three notes of even date herewith for $56.25 each due respectively on the first day of November A. D. 1900, 1901, 1902, each of said notes bearing interest at the rate of ten percent per annum from date until paid principal and interest payable at Franklin, Robertson County, Texas and the same provided for a payment of ten percent additional as attorney's fees if placed in the hands of an attorney for collection after maturity or if collected by law, have granted, sold and conveyed and by these presents do grant, Sell and Convey unto the said William I. POWELL of the County of Leon State of Texas, all that certain 100 acres of land more or less a part of the B. F. WHITAKER headright league in Leon County, Texas and described as follows to wit: Out of the N. W. Portion of the said headright League Beginning at a Stake in the West line of said league a post oak for corner, a post oak bears N. 40 degrees E. 7 vrs., Thence N. 52 1/2 degrees E. 1068 vrs. , a Stake, a Black Jack bears N. 29 degrees W. 2 4/10 vrs., another bears N. 24 degrees E. 13 vrs., Thence S. 34 degrees E. 536 1/2 vrs., a stake for corner, a Black Jack bears N. 5 degrees W. 4 vrs., another bears S. 19 degrees 3 1/2 vrs., Thence S. 52 1/2 degrees W. 1032 vrs., a Stake, a post oak bears N. 47 degrees W. 3/4 vrs., a Black Jack bears S. 36 degrees E. 7 vrs., Thence N. 37 1/2 degrees W. 536 vrs. to the place of beginning, To have and to hold the above described premises together with all and singular the rights and appurtenances thereto in any wise belonging unto the said William I POWELL his heirs and assigns forever; and I do hereby bind my heirs executors and administrators, to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said William I. POWELL his heirs and assigns against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof. But it is expressly agreed and stipulated, that the Vendor's Lien is retained against the above described property, premises and improvements, until the above described notes, and all interest thereon, are fully paid according to their face and tenor, effect and reading, when this Deed shall become absolute.
Witness my hand at Franklin, Tex. this 30th Day of Sept. 1899."
Signed: Robt. J. HOLLOMAN (50 cts. Revenue Stamp attached).....
Certification: State of Texas, County of Robertson.
"Before me H. B. HURT, a notary public in and for Robertson County on this day personally appeared Robert J. HOLLOMAN known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.
Given under my hand and seal of office, this 30th day of September A. D. 1899."
Signed H. B. HURT, Notary Public, in and for Robertson County, Texas (seal).....
Filed for record the 13th day of November A. D. 1899, at 8 o'clock A. M., and duly recorded the 13th day of November A. D. 1899 at 9 o'clock A. M.
Signed: J. F. JOHNSON, Court Clerk