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Elkanah Joseph Bittick--1885 Deed

R. C. Hughes to E. J. Bittick, Shelby Co, Texas


bold = names and dates     


The State of Texas    }            Know all men by these presents

County of Shelby        }            that I R. C. Hughes a citizen

of the County of Shelby and State of Texas in consideration

of the sum of Ten dollars to me in hand paid by

E. J. Bittick a citizen of Shelby County and State of Texas

the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have granted

sold and conveyed and do by these presents grant sell

and convey unto the said E. J. Bittick of the County

of Shelby and State of Texas all that certain tract or

parcel of land situated in Shelby Co Texas a part of

the preemption survey of E Hughes and particularly des=

cribed as follows = Beginning at the S E corner of a

Sub-division made for Geo Hearn at Stake in the rocks

leading from Center to San Augustine  Thence S 61 E 128 vs

to a stake on the E B line of James Grayhorn now owned

by Joab Samford  Thence N 20 W 85 vs Stake 2 pines ___

x Thence N 61 E 140 vs stake on road hickory ___ x Thence south

with said road to the beginning containing two acres of

land to have and to hold the above described premises

together with all and singular the rights and appertenances

hereto belonging unto the said E. J. Bittick his heirs and

and assigns 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 E. J. Bittick his heirs and assigns

against Every person Whomsoever lawfully claiming

or to claim the same or any part thereof        Witness

my hand this Jany 14th 1885                    R. C. x Huges his mark

Attest John Holt

[second signature didn't copy]


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