Carthage Masonic Lodge # 77

Panola County Deed Records

Volume C, pages 49 - 50

 

W.W. McCartney

To:  Deed

Carthage Lodge

 

Filed Oct 17th, 1851 at 2 o'clock PM

The State of Texas, County of Panola County

 

Know all men by these presents that I, W.W. McCartney, for and in consideration of the sum of twenty-four dollars to me paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have conveyed, bargained and sold, and do by the presents bargain, sell, alien, convey and release unto Duncan McNair as the Worshipful Master of Carthage Lodge No. 77 of Free and Accepted Masons and S.B. Darnall as Senior Warden and J.J. Lindsey as Junior Warden of said Lodge No. 77 for the use of said Lodge and to their successors in office all that certain parcel of land situated in the town of Carthage Texas as being part of Lot No. (117) one hundred and seventeen on the map of said Town, also being the North part of said Lot. 

 

Beginning at a stake in the North East Corner of  said Lot No (117), Thence _____ 10, East with East Street 323-1/2 feet stake.  Thence South 80 (degrees) West at 404-1/6 feet stake on Main Street.  Thence North 10 (degrees) West at 323-1/2 stake the North West corner of said Lot No. 117.  Thence North 80, East with Wellington Street at 404 1/6 feet to the place of Beginning. 

 

Containing three acres of Land together with all and singular, the rights members heradetaments and appurtenances to the same belonging in any wise appertaining to have and to hold all and singular the premises above mentioned unto the said McNair, Darnall and Lindsey and their successors in office for the use of said Lodge No. 77 forever.  And I do hereby bind myself, my heirs, Executors and Administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said McNair, Darnall and Lindsey and their successors for the use of said Lodge Nol 77, against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.  Witness my hand and seal this the __ of July AD 1851.

 

                                                                        W.W. McCartney   (seal)

 

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of

            A.W. DeBerry

            H. Fyke

 

 

 

 

The State of Texas

County of Panola County

Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority H. Fyke whose name appears signed to the within Deed as a subscribing witness and being by me duly sworn according to Law says that he saw W.W. McCartney sign, seal and deliver the same for the uses and purposes contained.

 

Given under my hand and seal of office this the 17th day of October AD 1851.

                                                                        J. Hadley Anderson, C Clk

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