Powell to Holloman


Indenture from W. I. Powell an Birdie L. Powell to Richard V.
Holloman transcribed by Jan Lawson

Leon Co., TX. Deed Book 19, pgs. #112 - #114.

The State of Texas, County of Leon.  "Know all men by these presents the we W. I. POWELL joined by my wife Birdie L. POWELL of the county of Leon in the State of Texas aforesaid, for and in consideration of the sum of Three Hundred ($300.00) Dollars to us paid and secured to be paid by Richard V. HOLLOMAN as follows.  One Hundred and Fifty ($150.00) Dollars cash in hand the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the balance in one Vendor Lien Note for One Hundred and Fifty ($150.00) Dollars bearing date of Dec. 15th 1901 and due Dec. 15th 1902 and drawing 8 % interest from date until paid, have Granted, Sold and Conveyed, and by these presents, do Grant, Sell and Convey unto the said Richard V. HOLLOMAN of the County of Leon and State of Texas, all that certain Tract or Parcel of Land described as follows. Being a part of the John ARCHER survey situated in Leon County and State of Texas.  More fully described by filed notes as follows, to wit:  Beginning on the West line of the WHITAKER survey at a Stake a Post Oak marked X 4 inches [diameter] bears S. 14 degrees 6 9/10 vrs. to a Stake for corner, Thence S. 60 degrees W. 602 vrs. to a Stake a Hickory marked X 10 inches [diameter] bears S. 60 degrees W. 3 vrs., Thence N. E. about 600 vrs. running parallel with the Centerville and Bryan road to Stake on the WHITAKER league line which Post Oak marked X bears S. 6 vrs., Thence with the WHITAKER line to the place of beginning containing 18 acres of Land more or less.  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 Richard V. HOLLOMAN, his heirs and assigns forever, and we do hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, Executors and Administrators, to Warrant and forever Defend, all and singular the said premises unto the said Richard V. HOLLOAMN 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 Rogers Prairie this 25th Day of Jan. 1902."
Signed:  W. I. POWELL and Birdie L. POWELL.....
Certification:  State of Texas, County of Leon.  "Before me Tom G. NIXON, a notary public of the County of Leon in the State of Texas, on this day personally appeared W. I. POWELL and Birdie L. POWELL known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that they each Executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein Expressed and the said Birdie L. POWELL, wife of the said W. I. POWELL, having been examined by me privily and apart from her husband and having the same fully explained to her, she, the said Birdie L. POWELL acknowledged such instrument to be her act and deed, and declared that she had willing signed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed, and that she did not wish to retract it.
Given under my hand and seal of office, this 30th day of Jan. A. D. 1902."
Signed Tom G. NIXON, Notary Public, Leon County, Texas (seal).....
Filed for record the 27th day of February A. D. 1905, at 11 o'clock A. M., and duly recorded the 3rd day of April A. D. 1905 at 1 o'clock P. M.
Signed:  J. S. WEAKLEY, County Clerk, Leon Co