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Title Deed
Dates of Creation October 13, 1825
Scope & Content Deed from George Eskridge, who, in his capacity as Marshal of the Superior Court of Chancery at Staunton, was ordered, on July 19, 1823, to sell land of Andrew Lewis, deceased, to satisfy a degree to a plaintiff suit against the administrators of the estate, the widow and heirs. The sale, which was to Edward Watts, took place June 14, 1824 and was affirmed by the court June 26, 1824. Parcels sold were from the tract where Andrew Lewis lived and included: 14 acres where Andrew Lewis had a mill that burned down for $225.00; and lots number 7 and 9 on the plat of division among Lewis's heirs, of 14 acres each, for $8.10 per acre.
Year Range from 1825.0
Year Range to 1825.0
Subjects Inheritance & succession
Land
Mills
Roads
Suits (Law)
Search Terms Botetourt County, Virginia
Great Road (between Lynchburg and Salem)
Lynchburg, Virginia
Salem, Virginia
Staunton, Virginia
People Bowyer, Henry W.
Burwell, Nathaniel
Campbell, John
Eskridge, George
Lewis, Andrew
Taylor, Allen
Watts, Edward, (Gen.)
Collection Watts Collection
Imagefile 015\1998269.JPG
Number of images 2.0
Object Name Deed
Catalog Number 1998.26.009
Extent of Description 1 document, folded, 2 pages, two inside pages are blank, size 13" x 8"