Burkett – Barnett Deed – 1884

Burkett to Barnett – Warranty Deed
Texas. General Land Office, Land Records, 1874-1978; index, 1874-1904, Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978-1988
Deed Records v. 13-15 1882-1887, FHL microfilm #1536181
Vol. 14, pp. 736-737
Drawn 31 Jan 1884; proved 1 Feb 1884

Transcribed by Yvonne Curry
19 November 2003

GH Burkitt and [too faint to read] Murphy of Anderson County, Texas forThree hundred and thirty [?] dollars to M.W. Barnett of Parker County, Texas a parcel of land in Parker County Texas known as
“survey No 2 Block A on the waters of Patricks Creek a Tributary of the Brazos River about 7 miles S. 50o W from Weatherford by virtue of land script No 5208 issued to International and Great Northern Railroad Company”
The land was patented to Burkitt and Murphy by Letter Patent No. 355 vol. 43 on 23rd of May 1877 and is described more fully as
“Beginning at the most Eastern S.E. Corner of the James Clayton original survey of 640 acres. Thence N 30 East with said Clayton SE Boundary line at 1391 varas to a stake for corner 36 varas S 30 W from a spring just East of said line: from which Corner is Live Oak in a ravine bears N 29 ½ East 2 3/10 vars. Thence S 60o East at 650 varas to a stake for corner on W. line of J.D. Rodgers Survey Thence S 30o West ¼ varas said Rodgers West corner. Thence S 60o East at 178 varas to C.L. boundary Bandys N. Corner. Thence S 30o West 278 varas to the East Corner of T.O. Conners Survey. Thence N 60o West at 672 varas the N. Corner of same. Thence S 30o West at 672 varas the said T.O. Conner West Corner. Thence N. 60o West 156 varas to the place of Beginning and containing 110 [?] acres of land.”
Burkitt and Murphy warrant title against “ every person lawfully claiming . . . the said or any part thereof.” [Signed] G.W. Burkitt and Daniel Murphy at Palestine Texas on 31 January 1884

1 Feb 1884 GW Burkitt and Daniel Murphy appeared before A B Sangerman a Notary Public for Anderson County, Texas