Wythe County, Virginia Harrell Deeds

A Collection of Harrell Deeds Filed in the Wythe County Courthouse

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DateNameOthersSourceTextName Variants
10/11/1796Richard EllisDavid Harrell, John HarrellWythe County Survey Book 1, p. 292

Surveyed for Richard Ellis 160 acres of land by Virtue of Entries on part of a land office treasury warrant of 400 ¼ No. 14870 dated 22 Dec 1782 ass’d to Him by David Harrell Heir to John Harrell Lying in Wythe County on the East Side of New River Beginning at a black oak Corner to his pattent Land thence with 8° lines S 68° W 30 to a white oak Saplin S 60° W 90 to a Ches’t Oak S 35° W 88 to a black oak S 85° W 34 to a black oak & 2 white oak saplins S 35° E 78 to a large black oak S 68° E 28 to a black oak & S west in Fugates line & with the same S 45° E 112 to a red oak S 10° E 160 to a white oak N 41° E 70 to 2 Red Oaks & white oaks & N 8° W 236 poles to the Beginning.

James Newell Ass. S
Robert Adams SWC

12/10/1802William HarrellHenry HoneakerWythe County Deed Book 4, pp. 73-74

This indenture made this tenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two between William Harrell and Martha his wife of the one part & Henry Honeaker of the other part all of the County of Wythe & State of Virginia witnesseth that the said William Harrell & Martha his wife for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars to them in hand paid by Henry Honeaker the receipt whereof they the said William Harrell & Martha his wife doth hereby acknowledge hath and doth by these presents give grant bargain sell & confirm unto the aforesaid Henry Honeaker his heirs or assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land lying & being in the County of Wythe afores’d whereon Humphrey Ellis now lives containing by estimation eight acres, be the same more or less, being bounded in manner & form following (Viz) beginning at two white oaks on a hill side near the still house field and running thence North seventy nine degrees East 35 poles to a buckey near a branch thence North forty five degrees East 30 poles to two white oaks, thence North sixty two degrees West forty poles to a stake formerly three black oaks & thence South twenty three degrees West fifty poles to the beginning with all and singular the privileges & appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appurtaining unto the said Henry Honeaker his heirs or assigns forever to have and to hold the said lands & premises to their own proper use and behoof & further the set William Harrell & Martha his wife for themselves their heirs &c. doth covenant to and agree with he s’d Henry Honeaker his heirs &c. that they will and doth by these presents warrants and defend the aforesaid lands and premises unto the s’d Henry Honeaker his heirs or assigns forever free from the lawfull claim or demand of all and every person whatsoever. In witness whereof the said William Harrell and Martha his wife hath hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year above written.

Sealed signed & acknowledged in the presence of (?)

William Harrell {Seal}
Martha Harrell {Seal}

At a court held for the County of Wythe the 10th day of May 1803

This indenture of bargain & sale from William Harrell and Martha his wife to Henry Honeaker was acknowledged in Court by the said William Harrell and ordered to be recorded

Teste

Fleming Trigg, DCWC

Honaker, Honacre, Honiker
02/22/1803William HarrellJames NewellWythe County Land Entry Book 2, p. 172

William Harrell by virtue of part of the Land Office Treasury Warrant lodged in this office enters 12 acres of land on the waters of New River. Joining his own lands beginning at two black oaks & white oak saplins. Corner to the survey purchased of James Newell & with a line of the same crossing a branch, thence leaveing s’d line & different courses to the lines of an other survey of his & with the line thereof to the beginning to include above quantity.

Newell
03/27/1808William HarraldWythe County Survey Book 2, p. 275

Surveyed for William Harrald 12 acres of land by virtue of an entry made the 10th day of July 1807 on part of a land office treasury warrant number 7444 and issued the 28 of October 1781 lying in Wythe county on the waters of New River and bounded as follows (to wit) Beginning at two White Oaks a corner to his own land & running thence N. 60° E. 32 poles to a large white oak on the north side of a hill N. 20° W. 66 poles to a white oak black oak and hickory sapling on the south side of a ridge S. 53° W. 40 poles to a black oak on a line of his own land & thence S. 69° E. 60 poles with said line to the beginning.

Geo W. Davis Ass. S
Robert Adams SWC

Harrell
07/27/1808William HarrellJohn Feeley et al.Wythe County Deed Book 5, pp. 98-99

This Indenture made the 27th day of July, 1808, between William Harrell of the County of Wythe State of Virginia of the one part, John Feeley, Joseph Russell & John Draper Junior of the other part, trustees, Witnesseth that the said William Harrell for and in consideration of three hundred and fifty Dollars, hath bargained, sold and relinquished unto John Feeley, Joseph Russell and John Draper Jr., trustees, a certain tract or parcel of land situate in the county aforesaid on the waters of New River for the express and special purpose of erecting a house thereon for the purpose of a Seminary of learning and divine worship, and bounded as follows (to wit) Beginning at a Buck eye, South 75, West 14 poles to a white Oak by Humphrey Ellis’s fence, South 24, East 15 Poles to a white Oak, North 73, East 18 poles to a white Oak, North 26, East 6 poles to a white Oak, from thence to the beginning together with all the appurtenances threunto belonging for the sole use and purpose aforesaid, unto the aforesaid John Feeley, Joseph Russell and John Draper Jr., and their successors forever. And the said William Harrell doth for himself, his heirs &c. warrant and forever defend the aforesaid tract and parcel of land unto the said John Feeley, Joseph Russell and John Draper Jr. and their successors forever. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name & affixed my seal the year & date above written.

William Harrell {Seal}

At Wythe County October Court 1808

This indenture of bargain & sale from William Harrell to John Feeley, Joseph Russell & John Draper Jr, trustees, was acknowledged in court by the said Harrell to be his act & deed & ordered to be recorded.

Teste, John P. Mathews DC

Feely
10/15/1810Joshua JonesHeirs of Thomas PearceWythe County Deed Book 6, pp. 37-38

This indenture made and entered into this 15th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten between Joshua Jones of Wayne County state of Kentucky of the one part, and the heirs of Thomas Pierce dec’d formerly of Wythe County State of Virginia of the other part is as follows to wit, the fore said Jones hath bargained and sold a certain tract piece or parcel of land being one half of fourteen acres undivided between the heirs of Peter Razor dec’d being one moiety to Razor And the other moiety being said Jones’s for the sum of fifty dollars in hand paid by the said Thomas Pierce dec’d before the ensealing or the delivery of these presents; the receipt is hereby acknowledged, for the purpose said Jones doth warrant and defend one half of fore mentioned tract to the heirs of said Thomas Pierce to wit Geo Pearce, Mary Harel wife of Elijah Harel, Moses Pearce, Aaron Pearce, Isaac Pearce, Ezra Pearce, Thomas Pearce, and Hannah Mosey wife of Jonathan Mosey, being the heirs of Thomas Pearce dec’d for them and theirs for ever lying in Wythe County state of Virginia on the waters of the south fork of Holston River adjoining the lands of Joshua Jones and bounded as follows to wit – beginning at three chestnut trees on the side of a steep ridge and runneth thence S. 26 W. 16 poles to a chestnut oak; thence S. 43 W. 51 poles to chestnut and gum thence N. 79 W. 44 poles to two chestnuts on a ridge thence N. 29 E. 38 poles a large chestnut and chestnut saplin, and thence N. 80 E. 70 poles to the Beginning—with all ways water and water courses houses fences orchards and all and every emolument belonging to or in any wise belonging there unto to them fore mentioned heirs for ever which land I do hereby warrant defend from me and my heirs my wife Hannah and her heirs, to them and their heirs forever and from every other person having any just right claim or estate therein, either in common law or equity for which purpose I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the year and date above mentioned.

Signed and delivered in the presents

Joshua Jones {Seal}

Sam’l Williams
John Griffith
Viney Griffith

At a Court held for Wythe County, the 11th day of May 1813

This Indenture of Bargain & Sale from Joshua Jones to the heirs of Thomas Pearce dec’d was produced in court & being part proved buy those Samuel Williams a witness thereof it is ordered to be continued for further proof.

Teste Robert Crockett CL

And at a court held for Wythe County, the 8th day of June 1873. This indenture of bargain and sale from Joshua Jones to the heirs of Thomas Pearce dec’d was again presented in court and fully proved by the oaths of John Griffith & Viney Griffith witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded.

Teste Jacob T. Fishback DC

Thomas, Pierce, George, Harrell, Samuel
11/18/1815Joseph FugateJacob HarrellWythe County Deed Book 7, pp. 57-58

This Indenture made this Eighteenth day of November in the year of Christ, One thousand eight hundred and fifteen Between Joseph Fugate of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the one part and Jacob Harrell of the County & State aforesaid of the other part, whereas the said Joseph Fugate is Indebted to Fugate Clark of the County and State aforesaid the just sum of Five hundred and twenty seven Dollars by notes bearing intrest from the April and May 1814 the payment of which the said Joseph Fugate being willing & desirious effectually to assure and secure to the said Fugate Clark this Indenture therefore Witnesseth that the said Joseph Fugate as will in consideration of the premises aforesaid as of one Dollar to him in hand paid by the said Jacob Harrell the receipt whereof the said Joseph Fugate doth hereby acknowledge hath given granted bargained sold by these presents doth grant Bargain & sale Joseph Fugate undivided moiety of the real estate of Randolph Fugate deceased lying and being in the County of Wythe on the waters of New River to have & to hold he said undivided moiety of the sail Estate unto him the said Jacob Harrell and his Heirs and assigns and to their proper use and behoof forever __ In Trust nevertheless that if the said Joseph Fugate his heirs executors or administrators or ither of them shall on or before the first day of January 1818 well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Fugate Clark the said sum of Two hundred and twenty Eight Dollars with legal Intrust from the April and May 1814 as stipulated in the said notes together with all cost for executing & Recording this Trust then this Indenture and every thing herein contained is to become void __ but if the said sum of Two hundred and Twenty Eight Dollars and Intrust is not paid on or before the s’d first day of January 1818 together with all costs of recording & executing this or any part theirof shall remain unpaid then the said Jacob Harrell his heirs or assigns shall and may sell and dispose of the said undivided Moiety of real Estate afore for the best price that can be had for the same in ready money at Public sale in the Town of Evansham in the County of Wythe previous notice of sutch sale haveing given in writing to the said Clark or advertised in some pubic newspaper for three Months, advertisement to be set on the Court house door for the spase of one Month of said County to such sale and the proceeds of such sale after paying there out all costs attending the same, to be applied towards the discharge and payment of the said Joseph Fugate his heirs and the said Jacob Harrell do covenant that he will faithfully execute the trust here reposed in him __ In witness where of we have here at set our hands and seals the date before written.

Signed & acknowledged in presense of }

Thomas Jones
William Harrell
Reubin Harrell
Joseph Fugate {Seal}
Jacob Harrell {Seal}

At a Court of Quarterly Session held for the County of Wythe at the Court house on Tuesday the 10th day of June 1817.

This Indenture of Bargain & Sale in Trust from Joseph Fugate to Jacob Harrell acknowledged by the said Jacob Harrell, & proved as to Joseph Fugate by Thomas Jones & William Harrell two of the witnesses thereto & continued for further proof.

Reuben, Rubin, Ruben
05/17/1816Robert Crockett et al.Isaac LehueWythe County Deed Book 6, p. 426

This indenture made the seventeenth day of May 1816 between Robert Crockett, Spencer Lehue, Larkin Johnson, George Davis by Isaac Lehue his agent, Jacob Harrell, William Davis and same executor of John Davis Jr. dec’d, Abraham Davis, Henry Hufford, Heirs and Representatives of John Davis deceased of this County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the one part by Jacob T. Fishback their attorney in fact and Isaac Lehue of the county and state aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Heirs and Representatives by their said attorney for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and thirteen Dollars to their said attorney in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Isaac Lehue one half acre Lot in the Town of Evansham in the County of Wythe, lying on the South East side of the main street being five poles in front and extending therefrom sixteen poles and known in the plan of said Town by N. 60 and being the 21st South East from the Cross Street at the Court house with its improvements and appurtenances to have and to hold the said Lot of Land with its appurtenances to the said Isaac Lehue and his heirs forever, and the said Robert Crockett, Spencer Lehue, Larkin Johnston, George Davis by Isaac Lehue his agent, Jacob Harrell, William Davis, Abraham Davis, & Henry Hufford the aforesaid Heirs and Representatives of John Davis Dec’d late of the said County of Wythe for themselves and their heirs the said Lot of Land with its appurtenances to the said Isaac Lehue and his heirs, will forever warrant and defend against the claim or claims of themselves & their heirs or of any other person or persons whomever claiming under them, In Testimony whereof the said Heirs and Representatives by their attorney aforesaid hath set their hand hereunto, and affixed their seals the day and year above written.

Jacob Harrell {Seal}
Robert Crockett {Seal}
William Davis {Seal}
Spencer Lehue {Seal}
Abraham Davis {Seal}
Larkin Johnston {Seal}
Henry Hufford {Seal}
George Davis {Seal}
Wm. Davis Ex. of John Davis Jr. Dec’d {Seal} By Jacob T. Fishback their attorney in fact.

At a Court held for Wythe County, on Tuesday the 9th day of July 1816

This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from Robert Crockett, Spencer Lehue, Larkin Johnston, George Davis, Jacob Harrell, William Davis, Abraham Davis, Henry Hufford and William Davis Executor of John Davis Dec’d, Heirs and Representatives of John Davis Dec’d by Jacob T. Fishback their attorney in fact to Isaac Lehue was acknowledged in Court by the said Fishback as his act and deed and Ordered to be Recorded.

Teste, Jacob T. Fishback DC

Margin Notes: Delivered 9th September 1816, L. T. F.

William, LaHue, Lehew, Lehew
04/28/1817Heirs of John DavisJohn HallerWythe County Deed Book 7, pp. 35-36

This Indenture made the twenty eighth day of April 1817 between Robert Crockett, Spencer Lehue, Larkin Johnson, George Davis, by Isaac Lehue his agent, Jacob Harrell, William Davis, Abraham Davis, and Henry Hufford, Heirs and Representatives of John Davis deceased of the County of Wythe and state of Virginia by Jacob T. Fishback their Attorney in fact of the one part and John Haller of the County and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said heirs and representatives by their said attorney for and in consideration of this sum of one hundred and fifty dollars two there said attorney in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said John Haller one lot in the town of Evansham in the County of Wythe containing one fourth of an acre lying on the North West side of the main street being two and a half poles in front and extending therefrom Sixteen poles, (lying also between the half Lot owned by Henry Myers on the western side and that owned by John Bunce on the Eastern side) and known in the plan of said town by No 39 and being the most Eastwardly half of said Lot number thirty nine, and being the fourteenth south east from the cross street at the Court House, with its improvements and appurtenances, to have and to hold the said lot of land with its appurtenances to the said John Haller and his heirs forever, and the said Robert Crockett, Spencer Lehue, Larkin Johnston, George Davis, by Isaac Lehue his agent, Jacob Harrell, William Davis, Abraham Davis, and Henry Hufford, the aforesaid Heirs and Representatives of John Davis dec’d late of the said County of Wythe for themselves and their Heirs the said Lot of Land with its appurtenances to the said John Haller and his Heirs will forever warrant and defend against the claim or claims of themselves and their heirs or of any other person or persons whomsoever claiming under them, in testimony whereof the said Heirs and Representatives by their Attorney aforesaid hath set their hands hereunto and affixed their seals the day and year above written

Robert Crocket {Seal}
George Davis by Isaac Lehue his agent {Seal}
Abraham Davis {Seal}
Spencer Lehue {Seal}
Jacob Harrell {Seal}
Henry Hufford {Seal}
Larkin Johnston {Seal}
William Davis {Seal}
By Jacob T. Fishback their attorney in fact

Clerk’s Office of the County Court of Wythe April 28th, 1817

This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from Robert Crockett, Spencer Lehue, Larkin Johnston, George Davis by Isaac Lehue his agent, Jacob Harrell, William Davis, Abraham Davis, & Henry Hufford by Jacob T. Fishback their attorney in fact—-to John Haller was acknowledged by the said Fishback to be their act and Deed & ordered to be recorded.

Teste

R Crockett CC

William, LaHue, Lehew, Lehew
08/10/1819Henry Hufford & WifeJacob HarrellWythe County Deed Book 7, pp. 342-343

This Indenture made the 10th day of August in the year of Our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and nineteen Between Henry Hufford and Peggy his wife of the one part and Jacob Harrell of the other part all of the County of Wythe, and State of Virginia, Witnesseth: that the said Henry Hufford & Peggy his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Two hundred and Twenty Dollars, to them in hand paid by the said Jacob Harrell, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, the said Henry Hufford & Peggy his wife have given, granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do give, grant, bargain and sell unto the said Jacob Harrell and his heirs forever, a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Wythe on a South Branch of Reed Creek at the foot of the north side of the Lick mountain, containing twenty six acres and thirteen poles, and being part of a tract of Sixty acres conveyed to the said Henry Hufford by Joseph Davis by Deed dated the 2nd day of June 1819 and of Record in the Clerks Office of the County Court of Wythe and bounded as followeth, to wit, Beginning at a large black oak and two white oaks in a draft, and with a line of division North 1 ½° West, 80 poles to a black oak and white oak on a ridge N 8° W 70 poles to a black oak in a draft, near a corner of said Huffords land, and on his line South 70° West 30 poles to three white oaks on a ridge, South 4° West 90 poles to three white oaks in a draft North 59° East 72 poles to the Beginning, with its appurtenances to have and to hold to the said Jacob Harrell and his heirs forever, to the sole use and behoof of the said Jacob Harrell and his heirs forever and the said Henry Hufford & Peggy his wife to covenant with the said Jacob Harrell, that they will warrant and defend the right and Title of the tract or parcel of land as herein described, to the said Jacob Harrell and his heirs forever free from the claim of them the said Henry Hufford & Peggy his wife and their heirs, and from the claim or claims of all and every other person or persons whosoever In Testimony whereof the said Henry Hufford and Peggy his wife have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first herein written.

Henry Hufford {Seal}
Margaret (her X mark) Hufford {Seal}

Virginia
At a Court held for Wythe County the 10th day of August 1819
This Indenture of Bargain and sale from Henry Hufford and Margaret his wife to Jacob Harrell was presented in Court and acknowledged by the said Henry Hufford & wife as their act and Deed, the said Margaret the wife having been first prively examined as the Law directs, relinquished her right of Dower therein and the same is ordered to be Recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews, Cl

02/16/1821Landy HarrellReuben HarrellWythe County Deed Book 8, pp. 236-237

This indenture made this 16th day of February 1821 between Landy Harrell of the one part and Reuben Harrell both of the County of Wythe and state of Virginia whereas the said Landy Harrell is justly indebted to Henry Honaker Jr and the just some of thirty eight dollars to be paid on or before the first day of December next for paying an execution to James Ward of thirty three dollars and paying Peter Stephens five dollars which debts the said Landy Harrell is willing and anxious to secure. Now this indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of the premises and also for the further consideration of one dollar to the said Landy Harrell in hand paid by the said Reuben Harrell at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged he the said Landy Harrell hath given granted bargained sold and by these presents doth give grant bargain and sell unto the said Reuben Harrell his heirs and assigns forever the following property Viz two feather beds and furniture two pots one oven one fish pan when one chest one table two spinning wheels one leythe and a blade two axes & one mattock unto the said Reuben Harrell and his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever in manner and form following that is to say that the said Landy Harrell his heirs executors & the aforesaid property unto the said Reuben Harrell his heirs executors administrators & assigns against the claims of all persons whatever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents upon trust nevertheless that the said Reuben Harrell his heirs executors and administrators shall permit the said Landy Harrell to remain in quiet and peaceable possession of the aforesaid property to his own use untill default be made in the payment of the said sum of thirty eight dollars in the whole or in part and then upon this further trust that he the said Reuben Harrell his executors administrators or assigns shall and will so soon after the happening of such default of payment as he his executors administrators or assigns may think proper or the said Henry Honacker Jr his executors administrators or assigns shall requests sell the said property or as much of the said property as will raise the aforesaid sum of thirty eight dollars and costs first given due notice and then shall sell to the highest bider for redy money at a publick auction after having fixed the time and place of sale at his or his representatives own discretion and given thirty day notise thereof by advertisement to be set up at Wythe Courthouse and some other publick place in said County and out of the moneys arising from such sale shall after satisfying the charge thereof, and all other expenses attending the premises pay to the said Henry Honacker Jr is a executors or assigns the sum of thirty eight dollars with the legal interest which may thereon be due and the balance if any shall pay to the said Landy Harrell his heirs or assigns but of the whole sum of thirty eight dollars shall be fully paid and due charges to the said Henry Honacker Jr his heirs etc. on or before the first day of December next when the same is payable so that no default of payment of thirty eight dollars be made then this indenture to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and affixed to their seals the day and year above written.

Sealed & delivered in presents of

Landy Harrell {Seal}
Reuben Harrell {Seal}

John Feely
Jas. R. Feely

Virginia
At a court held for Wythe County, the 13th day of March 1821.

This Deed in Trust from Landy Harrell to Reuben Harrell was acknowledged in Court by the said Landy Harrell & Reuben Harrell as their act & deed & the same is ordered to be recorded.

Teste

J. P. Mathews Cl

Honaker, Honacre, Honiker, Feeley
03/08/1821Reuben HarrellJohn FeelyWythe County Deed Book 8, pp. 238-239

This indenture made this 8th day of March 1821 between Reuben Harrell of the County of Wythe and state of Virginia of the first part and John Feely of the same county and state of the other part whereas the said Reuben Harrell is justly indebted to David & Robert Miller in the sum of two hundred and sixty two dollars to be paid on the 9th day of October next for the balance of a negro woman purchased at the sale of John Miller dec’d which debt the said Reuben Harrell is willing and desirous to secure, now this indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of one dollar to the said Reuben Harrell in hand paid by the said John Feely at and before the sealing and delivering of__ presents the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged he the said Reuben Harrell hath given granted bargained sold and by these presents doth give grant bargain & sell unto the said John Feely his heirs and assigns forever the following slaves Viz one negro woman named Lucy and two of her children a girl named Harriet and a boy named Burrell to have and to hold the said slaves and the future increase of the females thereof to the said John Feely his heirs executors administrators or assigns forever in manner and form following Viz that the said Reuben Harrell his executors administrators the aforesaid slaves and the future increase of the females thereof hereby conveyed unto the s’d John Feely, his executors administrators or assigns against the claims of all person whatever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents upon trust nevertheless the said John Feely his heirs executors and administrators shall permit the said Reuben Harrell to remain in quiet and peaceable possession of the aforesaid slaves and take the profits thereof unto his own use until default be made in the payment of the said sum of two hundred and sixty two dollars in the whole or in part and then upon the further trust that the said John Feely his executors administrators or assigns shall and will do soon after the happening of such default of payment as his executor administrator or assigns may think proper or the said David & Robert Miller their executors administrators or assigns may request shall sell the said slaves and the future increase of the females thereof or such part as the said trustee or his representatives hereby authorized to act may think sufficient for the purpose and shall think proper to sell to the highest better for ready money at public auction after having fixed the time and place of the sale at his or her representatives own discretion and given thirty days notice thereof by advertisement to be set up at the door of the courthouse in and Wythe County and some other publick place in the county and out of the money arising from such sale shall after satisfying the charge thereof and all other expenses attending the premises hey to the son David and Robert Miller their executors administrators or assigns the sum of two hundred and sixty two dollars with the legal interest which may thereon have lawfully accrued and the balance if any shall pay to the said Reuben Harrell his heirs executors administrators or assigns. But if the whole of the s’d debt of two hundred and sixty two dollars be made then this indenture to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue and witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written.

Sealed & delivered in presence of

Reuben Harrell {Seal}
John Feely {Seal}

A. Pickett
David Florey
James R. Feely

Virginia
At a court held for Wythe County, the 13th day of March 1821.

This Deed in Trust from Reuben Harrell to John Feely was acknowledged by the said Reuben Harrell and John Feely as their act & deed & the same is ordered to be recorded.

Feeley
10/10/1821Reuben HarrellJames McGavock, et al.Wythe County Deed Book 9, pp. 100-102

This indenture made this 10th day of October 1821 between Reuben Harrell of the first part James McGavock and Robert Miller Executors of the last Will & Testament of Conrad Keesling of the Second part and Isaac Lehue of the third part all of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia Witnesseth That Whereas Jacob Harrell and the above named Reuben Harrell are Justly indebted to the said James McGavock & Robert Miller executors of Conrad Keesling in the Sum of thirty Six Dollars & fifty Cents with Interest thereon from the first day of September 1819 as by their hand dated the first day of September 1818, will more fully and at large appear the payment of which to the said Executors the Said Reuben Harrell is Willing more fully to assure and secure. Now this Indenture Witnesseth that the Said Reuben Harrell as well in Consideration of the premises as of the further Sum of One Dollar to him in hand paid by the Said Isaac Lehue the receipt Whereof is hereby acknowledged hath Sold and delivered to the Said Isaac Lehue the following Slaves to with their future increase Viz, One Negro woman named Lucy, with her children Harriet and Burrell to have and to hold the Said Slaves with their future increase to the Said Isaac Lehue their heirs forever and the Said Reuben Harrell for himself his heirs Executors Admin’s & Assigns the Said Slaves with their increase to the Said Lehue his heirs Executors Admin’s & assigns Will forever Warrant & Defend free from the claim of himself his heirs executors & administrators & all & every other person or persons Whatsoever &c. trust nevertheless that of the Said Jacob Harrell & Reuben Harrell or either of them Shall Well & truly pay to the Said James McGavock & Robert Miller Exec’s of Conrad Keesling the aforesaid sum of thirty Six Dollars, and fifty Cents with interest from the first day of September 1819 on or before the first day of October 1822 then this deed with all and every thing herein contained shall be absolutely null and void and of no effect. But if the Said Sum of Money or any part thereof Shall remain due & unpaid on the Said first day of October 1822 then and in that event it Shall be lawful for the Said Isaac Lehue his Exec’s or Admin’s So Soon thereafter as he or they Shall be requested by either the Said James McGavock or Robert Miller So to do, to proceed to Sell at Public Auction the Slaves aforesaid with their increase or Such part thereof as may be necessary to pay toe Sum of money then due together with the expense of recording this deed, he having first advertised the time & place of the Sale of Said Slaves for two Weeks at the front door of the Courthouse of Wythe County and having also left a written notice thereof at the usual residence of the Said Reuben Harrell, or having delivered the Same to him personally for the Same length of time previous thereto and Out of the proceeds of Said Sale Shall first Satisfy, and pay, the Costs of recording this deed together with the charges attending Said Sale, and then the Sum of money aforesaid due to the Said Executors with Interest, and the balance if any Shall be paid Over to the Said Reuben Harrell and it is further covenanted & agreed between the Said parties that the Said Reuben Harrell Shall remain in possession of the Slaves aforesaid With their increase until the day of the Sale of the Slaves he paying all taxes and public due which may be chargeable on account of the Same, unless He Should attempt to recover them Out of the County Without the consent of the Said James McGavock & Robert Miller in Which event it shall be lawful for the Said Isaac Lehue to take them into his possession & hire them out until the day of the Sale of the Same or make such disposition thereof as may be most advantageous & best calculated to promote the interest of all the parties concerned. In Witness whereof the parties have hereunto Set their hands & affixed their seals the date first herein mentioned.

Signed, Sealed, acknowledged & dated and in presence of us by Reuben Harrell, James McGavock & Isaac Lehue

J. P. Mathews
John Stranger
John Foster

Reuben Harrell {Seal}
James McGavock {Seal}
Robert Miller {Seal}
Isaac Lehue {Seal}

Virginia
At a Court Continued & held for Wythe County the 11th day of October 1821

This Deed in Trust Between Reubin Harrell of the first part & James McGavock & Robert Miller Executors of the last Will and Testament of Conrad Keesling Dec’d of the Second part & Isaac Lehue of the third part was proved to be the act & Deed of the Said Reubin Harrell James McGavock & Isaac Lehue by the oaths of John Stranger John Foster & John P. Mathews the Subscribing witnesses thereto and the Same is Ordered to be Recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews Cl

03/04/1822Jacob HarrellJames WardWythe County Deed Book 9, pp. 155-157

This Indenture made this 4th day of March in the Year of Christ 1822 Between Jacob Harrell & Hannah his wife of the One Part and James Ward of the other Part all of Wythe County Virginia; Whereas the Said Jacob Harrell is indebted to the Trustees of the Town of Evansham in the Sum of One hundred & two Dollars the payment of which with legal interest from this day the Said Harrell is desirous to Secure to the Said Trustees; Now this Indenture therefore Witnesseth that the Said Harrell in Consideration of the premises as well as of one dollar to him in hand paid by the Said James Ward the receipt Whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath given granted bargained & sold & by theses presents doth grant bargain and Sell unto the Said James Ward his heirs &c. the following real property to with, One Lot of Land in the Town of Evansham known by No. 92 lying on the South East Side of Spring Street adjoining the lots of John Johnston Containing One half acre conveyed to the Said Harrell by the Trustees by deed dated the 12th day of August 1818, and of Record in the Clerks Office of Wythe County Court, also a tract of land conveyed to Said Harrell by Henry Hufford & wife by deed dated the 10th day of August 1819 and of record in the Clerks Office of Wythe County Court Containing Twenty Six acres thirteen poles lying on a South branch of Reed Creek at the foot of the north side of the Lick Mountain and bounded as followeth to wit; Beginning at a large Black Oak and two White Oaks in a draft & with a line of division North 1 ½° West 80 poles to a black oak & white oak on a ridge N 8° W 70 poles to a black oak in a draft near a Corner of Said Hufford land and as his line South 70° W 30 poles to three White oaks on a ridge, South 4° West 90 poles to three White oaks in a draft North 59° East 72 poles to the Beginning. Also the said Harrells interest in a tract of Land Supposed to contain about 200 acres purchased by the said Harrell from John P. Nye lying on the Waters of Reed Creek the legal Title of which is yet in the said John P. Nye, with their appurtenances To have & to hold the Said real property to the Said James Ward his heirs & assigns forever; and the Said Harrell & wife for themselves & their heirs the Said real property to the Said James Ward his heirs & assigns against the claim or claims of all persons Shall will and do Warrant & forever defend; Upon Trust nevertheless that if the Said Jacob Harrell Shall on or before the first day of October next pay to the Said Trustees the Said Sum of $102 with the interest due thereon as also the Expenses of drawing & recording this Indenture then this Indenture & every thing herein Contained is to become void. But upon this further Trust that if the Said Jacob Harrell Shall fail on or before the 1st day of October next to pay to the Said Trustees the Said Sum of $102 or any part thereof With Interest & Expenses as aforesaid then & in that case it Shall be lawful for the Said James Ward by giving three weeks previous notice by advertisement at the front Door of Wythe C House to proceed to sell the lot Land & Interest aforesaid at the Said front Door of Wythe CH to the highest bidder for ready money& out of the proceeds thereof; after paying the Expenses of this Trust and retaining to himself a commission of five percent on the amt of Sale for his trouble as Trustee pay and Satisfy the Trustees of Evansham aforesaid the Said Sum of $102 With the interest due thereon and the Overplus if any restore to the Said Jacob Harrell and the Said James Ward doth bind himself faithfully to Execute the trust hereby reposed in him on Testimony Whereof the Said parties have hereunto Set their hands & affixed their Seals the day and year first written.

Jacob Harrell {Seal}
James Ward {Seal}

Virginia
In the Clerks Office of Wythe County Court the 4th day of March 1822

This Deed in Trust Between Jacob Harrell and Hannah his wife of the One part and James Ward of the other part was acknowledged by the Said Jacob Harrell & James Ward as their act & Deed & admitted to be recorded

Test
J. P. Mathews CC

Margin Notes:
Delivered to R. Gibboncy, exor
Jno P. Mathews dec’d 1st April 1851
H. S. Mathews Cl

12/14/1824John HarrellJohn FosterWythe County Deed Book 9, pp. 691-692

This Indenture made this 14th day of December 1824 Between John Harrell of the one part & John Foster of the other part both of Wythe County Virginia. Whereas the said John Harrell is indebted to Henry Hoppess Jr. the Sum of One hundred nineteen Dollars and fifty cents as will more fully appear by his note executed on the 11th day of December 1824 and payable on the 1st day of October 1825 the payment of which Sum the Said Harrell is desirous more fully to Secure to the said Hoppess. Now this Indenture Witnesseth that for and in Consideration of the premises as well as of one Dollar to him in hand paid by the said John Foster the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged to the Said John Harrell hath grated bargained & Sold and by these presents doth grant bargain & Sell to the Said John Foster all the right title Interest & claim of him the Said John Harrell as one of the heirs of William Harrell Dec’d in and to a tract of land of which his said father Wm Harrell Dec’d died Seized being the Same tract on which the Said Wm. Harrell Dec’d lived at the time of his death and the Said John Harrell’s interest being one undivided moiety at least With its appurtenances To have and to hold the interest in the land aforesaid to the Said John Foster his heirs or assigns forever against the claim of all persons Whatever. Upon Trust nevertheless that of the Said John Harrell shall on or before the Said 1st day of October 1825 pay to the Said Hoppess the Said Sum of $119.50c together with the costs of drawing & recording this Indenture then this Indenture shall be void. But on this further trust that if the Said Harrell shall fail to pay the Said Sum of money or any part thereof together with the costs aforesaid to the Said Hoppess on or before the Said 1st day of October 1825, Then full power is hereby given to the Said John Foster on being requested by Said Hoppess and after having given ten day s previous notice by advertisement posted at the front door of the courthouse of Wythe County and at Some public house in Newbern to proceed to Sell on the premises the Interest of the Said Harrell in the tract of land aforesaid to the highest bidder for ready money and out of the proceeds of Said Sale after paying the costs aforesaid & retaining a commission of five per cent on the amount of Sale to himself as a compensation for his trouble as trustee pay to the Said Hoppess Jr. the Sum of money aforesaid or any part thereof which may remain unpaid together with the interest due thereon and it is agreed between the parties that the Interest in the land aforesaid is to remain in the possession of the Said Harrell until a Sale if any Shall take place he paying all taxes &c. which may become due thereon. In Testimony whereof the parties have hereunto Subscribed their names & affixed their Seals this day & year first herein written.

John Harrell {Seal}
John Foster {Seal}

Virginia
At a Court held for Wythe County the 14th day of December 1824.

This Deed in Trust Between John Harrell of the one part and John Foster of the other part was acknowledged in Court by the Said John Harrell & John Foster as their act & Deed & the Same is ordered to be Recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews CC

06/14/1825Elijah HarrellJames PleasantWythe County Deed Book 10, p. 112

Know all men by these presents that we Elijah S. Harrell John Cook & John Christley are held and firmly bound unto James Pleasant Esq. Governor of Virginia and to his successors in office in the Sum of One Thousand Dollars to which payment well and truly to be made to the Said Governor and to his Successors. We bind ourselves our heirs &c. jointly & severally firmly by these presents, Sealed with our Seals & dated this 14th day of June eighteen hundred and twenty five.

The condition of the above obligations is Such that whereas the above bound Elijah S. Harrell is by the County Court of Wythe appointed a Constable in the 1st Battallion of the 35th Regiment of the militia in the Said County of Wythe. If therefore the Said Elijah S. Harrell do and Shall well and truly discharge & perform the duties of his Said Office of Constable within the limits of the district aforesaid in the Said County of Wythe during the time of his continuance in Office then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force.

Signed Sealed & acknowledged In presence of the Court

Elijah S. Harrell {Seal}
John (his X mark) Christley {Seal}

Virginia

At a Court held for Wythe County the 14th day of June 1825.
This Bond was entered into & acknowledged in Court & ordered to be Recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews CC

Elija
11/10/1825Joseph Davis & Jacob HarrellDavid McComasWythe County Deed Book 10, p. 185-187

This Indenture made the tenth day of November in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty five Between Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell both of the county of Wythe and State of Virginia of the one part and David McComas of the same county & state of its other part Witnesseth that whereas the Said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell are justly indebted to Henry Hoppess Jr. in the just and full sum of Three Hundred and twenty Dollars and eighty four cents as appears by this Bond given and bearing date on this day and payable eight months after date, the payment of which with the interest thereafter and being the said Davis & Harrell are willing and desirous effectually to assure to secure to the said Henry Hoppess Jr. This Indenture thereafter witnesseth that the said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell as well in consideration of the premises aforesaid is of one dollar to them in hand paid by the said David McComas the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged they the said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell have granted bargained & sold and by these presents do grant bargain & sell unto the said David McComas a certain Lot or parcel of land belonging to the said Joseph Davis lying and being in the town of Evansham in the County of Wythe known in the plan of Said Town as Number fifty five on the north west side of main street and being the south west from the cross Street containing One Half acre being five poles in front on the Main Street and running back Sixteen poles being the same conveyed by the Trustees of said town to John Reddick and by an order of the Superior Court of Chancery holden at Wythe Court house directed to be conveyed by the Marshal of said court to the said Joseph Davis also Twenty five acres of land the property of the said Joseph Davis lying on the north side of Reed Creek to join on said Creek and adjoin the lands of John T Holland and include the Land & appurtenances in the possession at this time of Thomas Moore—also Twenty Six acres and thirty One poles of Land the property of Jacob Harrell lying on its south side of Reed Creek and adjoining the Land of Joseph Davis, Henry Hufford &c and being the same on which the said Jacob Harrell at this time resides with his appurtenances: To have and to hold, the said Lot, tracts or parcel of Land with this the said David McComas and his Heirs, to the sole use and behoof of the said David McComas and his Heirs, and the said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell for themselves and their Heirs the said Lot, Tracts or parcels of Land with their appurtenances to the said David McComas and his Heirs against the claim of themselves the said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell and their heirs and all other persons whomsoever, shall will and do, by theses presents warrant and forever defend: In Trust nevertheless that if the Said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell their Heirs, Executors or administrators do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid to the said Henry Hoppess Jr. his heirs or assigns, the said sum of Three Hundred and twenty dollars and eighty four cents on or before the tenth day of September on which together with the expenses of drawing and recording this Indenture then and in that case, this Indenture and every thing herein contained shall become void and of no effect. But if the said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell shall fail to pay the said sum of money or any part thereof on or before the tenth day of September next then it shall be lawful for the said David McComas and full power and authority is hereby given him to proceed to sell the said Lot, tract or parcel of Land with their appurtenances, so soon after the said tenth day of September next as he may be requested by the said Henry Hoppess Jr. at public auction for ready money to the highest bidder at the front door of the Court house of Wythe County as previously advertised the time and place of sale at least one month by posting a notice thereof at the front door of the Court house on some Court day, and the proceeds of such sale after paying therewith all the expenses attending the execution of this trust including a commission of six percent on the amount of sale to the said David McComas Trustee for his trouble in executing the same shall be applied by the said David McComas toward the discharge and payment to the said Henry Hoppess Jr. of the aforesaid sum of Three Hundred and Twelve Dollars and eighty four cents with interest or so much of the said sum with interest as may remain unpaid. And in further Trust that until such Sale shall be made it shall be lawful for the said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell and their heirs to hold and to occupy the said granted Lot & Tract of land and premises and to take and receive the rents Issues and profits thereof their and their own proper use and benefit, and also that the said Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell and their Heirs Executors and Administrators will pay and discharge all Taxes, impositions, assessments, and other charges whatsoever which may or shall become chargeable thereon during their possession thereof, and the said David McComas doth covenant on his part that he will faithfully execute the trust hereby reposed in him In Testimony whereof the parties hereunto have to these presents have set their hand and affixed their seals the day and year first in this Indenture written.

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Signed, sealed & acknowledged In presence of

Joseph (his X mark) Davis {Seal}
Jacob Harrell {Seal}
David McComas {Seal}

A.B. The following ??? before signing “just” in the sixth line the interest thereafter occurring the said Davis & Harrell are in the ninth line “Tracts” “their” in the twenty eighth line “Their” in the thirty first line “Eighty four cents” in the thirty sixth line “Recording” in the thirty seventh or last line on the first page “of Land” in the fourteenth line second page — “& twelve” in the twelfth line second page — “his” in the thirty second line first page.

Joseph (his X mark) Davis {Seal}
Jacob Harrell {Seal}
David McComas {Seal}

Virginia,
At a court continued and held for Wythe County the 10th day of November 1825. The Deed in trust between Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell of the one part and David McComas of the other part was acknowledged in Court by the said parties as their act and Deed and Ordered to be Recorded.

Test, J. P. Mathews Cl

Margin notes: Del’d McComas, 22nd Nov 1830, A. B. Moore DC

06/14/1826Reuben HarrellFrancis AllisonWythe County Deed Book 10, pp. 297-298

This Indenture made this 14th day of June in the year of Christ 1826 Between Reuben Harrell of the one part and Francis Allison of the other part both of Wythe County Virginia whereas the said Reuben Harrell is justly indebted to John Allison of said County in the sum of one hundred and thirty one Dollars and fifty cents as will fully appear by his note this day executed to the said John Allison Jr. payable Twelve months after date the payment of which sum to the said John Jr. the said Reuben is willing effectually to secure now this Indenture witnesseth that the said Reuben Harrell as well in consideration of the premises as of one Dollar to him in hand paid by the said Francis Allison the receipt of which he doth hereby acknowledge he hath given, granted, bargained f& Sold and by these presents doth give, grant, bargain & Sell to the said Francis Allison a certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred and Sixty seven acres lying on a branch of New River being the same on which the said Reuben at present resides and the same granted to William Harrell the father of said Reuben as assee of Isaac Runnion assee of Frederick Edwards who was assignee of James Newell by patent bearing date the 10th day of July 1784 and devised to the said Reuben by the last will & Testament of his father the said William excepting out of said Tract about nine acres part thereof to wit about eight acres sold by said William in his life time to Henry Honaker and which Thomas Galbreath at present owns and on which he resides and one acre given by said William to Trustees on a site for a meeting house with its appurtenances To have and to hold the said tract of land except as before excepted with its appurtenances to the said Francis Allison and his heirs forever free from the claim of him the said Reuben & his heirs & all persons whatever Upon Trust nevertheless that if the said Reuben his heirs &c shall on or before the expiration of Twelve months from this time pay to the said John Allison Jr. the said sum of $131.50 together with the costs of drawing & recording this Indenture then this Indenture and every thing therein contained shall become void. But on their further Trust that if the said Reuben Harrell his heirs &c shall fail on or before the expiration of Twelve months from this date time to pay to the said John Allison Jr. his heirs &c the said sum of money or any part thereof that may remain unpaid, then full power is hereby given to the said Francis upon being requested by the said John Allison Jr to proceed to sell on the premises the land aforesaid to the highest bidder for ready money he having previously advertised the time & place of sale at least forty days previous thereto by written advertisement posted at the front door of the Court House of Wythe County and at some public place in the neighbourhood of said land and out of the proceeds of such sale after paying all costs of drawing & recording this Indenture expenses of sale retaining a commission of five per cent on the amt of Sale to himself as compensation for his trouble as trustee pay to the said John Allison Jr the said Sum of money or any part thereof that may remain unpaid together with any interest that may be due thereon and the balance if any pay over to the said Reuben his heirs &c and it is expressly agreed that the said land is to remain in the possession of said Reuben until sale (if any under this Deed) takes place he paying all taxes &c which may be charged thereon and the said Francis doth bind himself to faithfully execute the trust hereby reposed in him In Testimony whereof the said Reuben Harrell and Francis Allison have hereunto subscribed their names and affixed their seals the day and year first herein written.

Reuben Harrell {Seal}
Francis Allison {Seal}

Virginia,
At a Court Continued & held for Wythe County the 14th day of June 1826.

This Deed in Trust between Reuben Harrell of the one part & Francis Allison of the other part was acknowledged in Court by the said Reuben Harrell & Francis Allison as their act & deed and ordered to be recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews Cl

09/13/1826Jacob & Hannah HaroldJohn D. FieldsWythe County Deed Book 10, p. 384

This Indenture made this 13th day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty six Between Jacob Harold and Hannah his wife of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the one part, and John D Fields of the County and State aforesaid of the other part, witnesseth that the said Jacob Harold for and in consideration of the Sum of Seventy nine Dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do grant bargain & Sell, to the said John D Fields a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County and state aforesaid containing ten acres and two roods (be the same more or less) and bounded as follows Beginning at a black oak near to a school house, corner to Henry Hufford, thence S. 67° W 33 ¾ poles crossing a branch to three white oaks on the top of a hill then S. 5° to 40 poles along said hill to two white oaks & a dogwood, thence N 49 ½° E. 47 poles crossing a branch to a stake on Huffords line and 1 ½ poles distant from a white oak and black oak corner to said Hufford and Harold, then N 9° W 43 poles to the Beginning. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with all its appurtenances unto the said Jno D. Fields and his heirs, to the sole use and behoof of him the said Jno D. Fields and his heirs forever. And the said Jacob Harold and Hannah his wife for themselves and their heirs do covenant with the said Jno D. Fields and his heirs that they the said Jacob & wife and his heirs the said tract or parcel of land with all its appurtenances to the said John D. Fields and his heirs against the claims of all persons whomsoever shall warrant and will forever defend. In witness whereof the said Jacob Harold and Hannah his wife have hereunto subscribed their names, and affixed their seal, the day and year first above written.

Jacob Harrell {Seal}
Hannah (her X mark) Harrold {Seal}

Signed, Sealed & delivered in Presence of

JP Mathews
Peter Kinder
F. Davis

Wythe County to wit,
We Joseph Crockett & Robert Crockett, justices of the peace in the County aforesaid, in the state of Virginia do hereby certify that Jacob Harold a party to a certain Deed, bearing date on this 14th day of September 1826, and hereto annexed, personally appeared before us, and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed, and desired us to certify, the said acknowledgement to the Clerk of the County Court of Wythe in order that the said Deed may be recorded. Given under our hands & seals this 11th day of October 1826.

Joseph Crockett {Seal}
Robert Crockett {Seal}

Margin notes: Delivered grantee 20th Sept. 1831
A. B. Moore DC

12/13/1826John & Sarah HarroldWilliam BreedingWythe County Deed Book 10, pp. 451-452

This Indenture made this 13th day Dec’r in the year of our Lord 1826 between John Harrold and Sarah his wife of the County of Wythe & State of Virginia of the one part and William Breeding of the County & State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of Eleven hundred ninety eight Dollars and eighty cents to them the said John Harrold & Sarah his wife in hand paid before the ensealing and delivery of these presents doth give grant bargain and sell and by these presents hath given granted bargained sold and conveyed to the said William Breeding one certain tract or parcel of land lying on a branch of New River containing Three hundred and thirty three acres by Survey and bounded as followeth (to wit) Beginning at a large Lynn, on the patent line and corner to the line of partition between said John & Reuben Harrold & with lines of the old survey N 65° W 70 poles to a black oak on the top of a hill West 89 poles to two white oaks on the top of a hill, N 75° W 32 poles to a walnut and white oak sapling on a stony point corner to John Crocketts land S 11° W 126 poles passing s’d Crockett’s corner at 16 poles and with Thrashers to two white oak saplings in a draft S 33° E 86 poles to a Spanish oak on the top of a hill N 82 E 74 poles to a Spanish Oak S 72 E 110 poles to two white oak saplings & pine tree on the west end of a ridge corner to the land of John Chrisley and with a line thereof N 65° E 63 poles to a large white oak & back oak on s’d line and corner to the line of partition between s’d John & Reuben Harrold & with it N 21 W 116 poles passing a black oak & two chesnut oaks, called for in William Harrolds will to a black oak and hickory sapling on the top of a hill & N 22 W 126 poles crossing a branch to the beginning. Together with all and singular the appurtenances and priviledges thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said William Breeding and his heirs to the soul use and behoof of him the s’d William Breeding & his heirs and the said John Harrold & Sarah his wife for themselves and their heirs the said land to the said William Breeding & his heirs the s’d land will forever warrant and defend the said land against the lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever. In Testimony whereof the s’d John Harrold & Sarah his wife hath hereunto set their hand and affixed their seals the day & year above written.

John (his X mark) {Seal}
Sarah (her X mark) {Seal}

Wythe County To wit,
We Joseph Montgomery & Randolph Fugate Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that John Harrell a party to a certain deed bearing date on the 13th day of December 1826 and hereunto annexed personally appearing before us in our County aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed and desire us to certify the said acknowledgment to the Clerk of the County Court of Wythe in Order that the said deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 13th of Dec’r 1826.

Joseph Montgomery {Seal}
Randolph Fugate {Seal}

Wythe County to wit,
We Joseph Montgomery & Randolph Fugate Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid and State of Virginia do hereby certify that Sarah Harrell the wife of John Harrell parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 13th day of Dec’r 1826 and hereunto annexed personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her, she the said Sarah Harrell, acknowledged the same to be her act and deed and declared that she had willingly signed, sealed, and delivered the same, and that she wishes not to retract it. Given under our hands and seals this 13th of Dec’r 1826.

Joseph Montgomery {Seal}
Randolph Fugate {Seal}

Margin note: Delivered on Order to Jesse Honaker 9 Feb’y 1829, J. P. Mathews Cl

07/28/1827Reuben HarrellJames DavisWythe County Deed Book 10, pp. 567-568

This Indenture made this 28th day of July in the year of Christ 1827 Between Reuben Harrell of the one part and James Davis of the other part Both of Wythe County Virginia. Whereas the said Reuben Harrell is justly indebted Joseph Stephens of said County in the sum of two hundred and seventeen Dollars & thirty five cents as will fully appear by his notes this day executed to the said Joseph Stephens & payable twelve months after date the payment of which sum to the said Joseph Stephens the said Reuben Harrell is willing effectually to secure. Now this Indenture witnesseth that the said Reuben Harrell as well in consideration of the premises as of one Dollar to him in hand paid by the said James Davis the receipt of which he doth hereby acknowledge he hath given granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth give grant bargain and sell to the said James Davis a certain parcel or tract of Land containing Two hundred & Sixty Seven acres lying on a branch of new river, Being the Same on which the said Reuben now resides & the same granted to William Harrell the Father of said Reuben as assee of Isaac Runnion assee of Frederick Edwards who was assignee of James Newell by patent bearing date the 10 day of July 1784 and devised to the said Reuben by the last will and Testament of his father the said William excepting out of said tract about nine acres parts thereof to wit about Eight acres sold by said William in his life time to Henry Honaker and which Thomas Galbreath at present owns of an which he resides, and one acre given by said William to trustees as a Site for a meeting house with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract of Land except as before excepted with its appurtenances to the said James Davis and his heirs forever free from the claims of him the said Reuben his heirs and all persons whatever, upon trust nevertheless that if the Said Reuben his heirs &c Shall on or before the expiration of twelve months from this time pay to the Said Joseph Stephens the full sum of $217 together with the costs of drawing & Recording this Indenture, then this Indenture and every thing therein contained shall become void, But on this further trust that if the said Reuben Harrell his heirs &c shall fail on or before the expiration of Twelve months from this time to pay to the said Joseph Stephens his heirs &c the said sum of money or any part thereof that may remain upaid then full power is hereby given to the said James Davis upon being requested by the said Joseph Stephens to proceed to Sell on the premisis the Land aforesaid to the highest for ready money he having previously advertised the time & place of Sale at least forty days previous thereto by written advertisement posted at the front door of the court house of Wythe County and at some publick place in the neighborhood of said land and out of the proceeds of such sale after paying all costs of drawing and recording this Indenture expences of sale retaining a commission of five per cent on the amts of Sale to himself as a compensation for his trouble as trustee pay to the said Joseph Stephens the said Sum of money as any part thereof that may remain unpaid, together with any interest that may be due thereon on and the Balance of any pay over to the Said Reuben his heirs &c And it is expressly agreed that the said Land is to remain in the possession of Said Reuben until a Sale (if any under this deed) take place be paying all taxes which may be charged thereon and the Said James doth bind himself to faithfully execute the trust hereby reposed in him in Testimony whereof the said Reuben Harrell & James Davis have hereunto Subscribed their names and affixed their Seals this Day & year first herein writen.

Reuben Harrell {Seal}
James Davis {Seal}

Wythe County to Wit,
We Joseph Montgomery & Randolph Fugate Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Reuben County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Reuben Harrell & James Davis parties to a certain Deed bearing date on the 28th Day of July 1827 and hereunto annexed, personale appeared before us in our County aforesaid, and acknowledged the same to be his act and Deed and desired us to certify the said acknowledgement to the Clerk of the County Court of Wythe in order that the said deed may be recorded given under our hands and seals this 14th day of August 1827.

Joseph Montgomery {Seal}
Randolph Fugate {Seal}

Virginia
At a Court held for Wythe County on Tuesday the 14th day of August 1827

This Deed in trust between Reuben Harrell of the one part & James Davis of the other part with a certificate of the acknowledgement of the said Harrell & Davis annexed was returned to court & ordered to be recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews Cl.

Margin notes: Delivered to James Davis 11th August 1828, LR Miller DC

11/07/1827Reuben HarrellJoseph GrahamWythe County Deed Book 10, pp. 689-690

This Indenture made this 7th day of November in the year of our Lord 1827 between Reuben Harrell of the first part Joseph Graham of the second part and William Breeding of the third part whereas the said Reuben Harrell hath this day executed a bond in the penalty of five hundred dollars with certain conditions thereto annexed to the said William Breeding which the aforesaid Reuben Harrell is willing and desirious to secure, Now the Indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of the premises and also for the further consideration of One dollar of Lawful money of Virginia to the said Reuben Harrell in hand paid by the said Joseph Graham at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said Reuben Harrell hath given granted bargained sold aliened enforced released and confirmed to the said Joseph Graham his heirs and assigns forever all that part of tract of land Lying and being in the County of Wythe and State of Virginia to contain Two hundred and Fifty acres be the same more or less adjoining the lands of Andrew Boyd, John Christly, and William Breeding and also adjoining the tract of Land whereas the Said Reuben Harrell now lives with all and Singular the appurtenances to the said tract of land belonging to the said Reuben Harrell unto the Said Joseph Graham and his assigns against all persons whatever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents upon trust nevertheless that the said Joseph Graham his heirs as assigns shall permit the said Reuben Harrell to remain in quiet and peaceable possession of the said tract of Land and premises with its appurtenances and to take the profits thereof to his own use until default be made in the performance in the condition of the aforesaid bond either in whole or in part and then upon the further trust the said Joseph Graham his heirs as assigns shall and will so soon after the happenning of such default as he may think proper—as the said William Breeding shall request sell the said tract of land and premises with the appurtinances or such part of the hereby granted premises as the trustee or his representatives hereby authorized to act shall think sufficient for the purpose and shall think proper to sell to the highest bidder for ready money at public auction after having fixed the time and place of sale giving the said Harrell Sixty days notice by advertisement at the Court house of Wythe County and other publick places in the neighbourhood and out of the monies arising from such sale shall after Satisfying the charges thereof and all other expenses attending the premises pay to the said William Breeding his heirs or assigns the amount of any default that may accrue in the aforesaid land, and the balance if any shall pay to the said Reuben Harrell his heirs or assigns, but if no default should accrue in the condition of the aforesaid bond to the said Wm Breeding his heirs or assigns then this Indenture to be void or else to remain in the full force and virtue. In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and year first above written.

Sealed and delivered in presense of
Reuben Harrell {Seal}
Joseph Graham {Seal}

Wythe County to wit
We Randolph Fugate & James Crockett Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Reuben Harrell & Joseph Graham parties to a certain Deed bearing date on the 7th day of November 1827 personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be their act and Deed, and desired us to certify the said acknowledgement, to the Clerk of the County Court of Wythe, in order that the s’d Deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and Seals this 7th day of November 1827

Randolph Fugate {Seal}
James Crockett {Seal}

Margin notes: Delivered Wm Breeding 3rd Sep 1833, A. B. Moore D. C.

08/26/1830William HarrelWilliam CoxWythe County Deed Book 11, pp. 499-500

This Indenture made the 26th day of August in the year of our Lord 1830 between William Harrel and Polly has wife of the one part and William Cox of the other part all of Wythe County and state of Virginia. Witnesseth that the said William Harrel and Polly his wife in consideration of the sum of twenty dollars good and lawful money of this commonwealth to them in hand paid by the said William Cox at or before the insealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged had bargained and sold and by these presents do and each of them doth bargain and sell unto the said William Cox his heirs and assigns a certain tract of land lying in Wythe County on the watters of the north fork of Holston River and adjoining the lands of the aforesaid William Harral and William Cox containing nine acres and one half be the same more or less. Beginning at a white oak and buckeye corner to the land of William Wilson and the aforesaid William Cox and near the waggon road and to runneth thence N 37° E 25 poles to a large white oak near the said road and thence N 73° E 60 poles to the Beginning together with all the emoluments and appurtenances thereunto belonging to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with every of their rights and appurtenances unto the said William Cox his heirs and assigns forever and the said William Harrel and Polly his wife for themselves and their heirs and assigns free from the claim or claims of them do said William Harrel and Polly his wife or either of them their or either of their heirs and of all and every person or persons whatever shall will and do wind and forever defend by these presents in witness whereof the said William Harrel and Polly his wife have hereunto set their hands hand seal the day and year first above written.

William Harrel {Seal}

Sined sealed and delivered in the presents of }

Wythe County to wit:

We of Evan Davis and James Graham Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid and state of Virginia do hereby certify that William Herral party to a certain deed bearing date on the 26th day of August 1830 and hereunto anexed personly appeared before us and our County aforesaid and acknowledge the same to be his act and deed and desired us to certify the said acknowledgment to the Clerk of the County Court of Wythe in order that the said deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 27th day of August 1830.

Evan Davis {Seal}
James Graham {Seal}

Virginia: At a Court held for Wythe County at the Courthouse, on Monday the 13th day of September 1830. This Deed of bargain & sale was returned to Court, and, with the certificate of acknowledgement of William Harrel annexed, ordered to be recorded.

Teste,
J. P. Mathews Cl.

Harrell, Mary
09/25/1830Joseph Davis & Jacob HarrellJohn FosterWythe County Deed Book 11, pp. 510-512

This Indenture made this 25th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Between Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell of the county of Wythe and state of Virginia of the one part, and John Foster of said County & State of the other part Witnesseth that whereas Leonard Straw has this day become bound as the security of said Davis & Harrell in a forthcoming Bond executed by them to Henry Hoppess Jr in the sum of one hundred & twenty eight Dollars & fifty three cents the payment of which with interest & the costs that may accrue by motion on s’d bond s’d Davis & Harrell are willing and desirous effectually to assure & secure & save harmless said Straw as their security. This Indenture therefore witnesseth that the said Harrell & Davis in consideration of the premises aforesaid as of one Dollar to him in hand paid by the said Foster the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged the said Harrell & Davis have granted bargained and sold, and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Foster the following property, to wit, all the interest of said Harrell in about seventeen acres of land which descended to his wife as one of the heirs of John Davis dec’d, also all his interest in the Dower of the widow of said John Davis she being dead also all his interest in a house & lot which belonged to the estate of said John Davis which interest of said Harrell in the property aforesaid is a life estate in the said 17 acres of land and a life estate in one tenth part of the dower & the lot & house aforesaid. Also the following property of said Davis a piece or parcel of land the property of said Davis being the same whereon he now lives supposed to contain about forty or fifty acres with the appurtenances. To have and to hold the said interest or & land with appurtenances to the said Foster and his heirs, to the sole use and behoof of the said Foster and his heirs and the said Harrell & Davis for themselves and their heirs the said property with its appurtenances, to the said Foster and his heirs, against the claim of them the said Harrell & Davis and their heirs, and all other persons whomsoever, shall, will, and __ by these presents warrant and forever defend. In trust, nevertheless, that if the said Harrell & Davis their his heirs, executors or administrators do and shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Hoppess __ heirs or assigns, the amt. of said bond Int. & costs so soon as a judgment is obtained thereon together with the expenses of drawing and recording this Indenture, then, and in that case, this Indenture, and every thing herein contained shall become void and of no effect: But if the said Harrell & Davis shall fail to pay the said sum of money, or any part thereof, on or before the obtaining judgmt. On s’d bond then it shall be lawfull for the said Foster and full power and authority is hereby given him to proceed to sell the said property with its appurtenances, so soon after the obtaining of judgmt. On s’d bond as he may be requested by the said Straw at public auction, for ready money, to the highest bidder at Wythe Courthouse & front door thereof the property of said Harrell to be sold first & if not sufficient then Davis’s having previously advertised the time and place of sale at least one month by a written advertisement posted at the front door of Wythe CH. And the proceeds of such sale after paying thereout all the expenses attending the execution of this trust, including a commission of five per cent on the amount of sale to the said Foster as Trustee, for his trouble in executing the same, shall be applied by the said Foster towards the discharge and payment to the said Straw any money he may have paid or s’d judgment with interest, or so much of said sum with interest, as may remain unpaid. And in further trust, that until such sale shall be made, it shall be lawful for the said Harrell & Davis and their heirs to hold and occupy the said granted property and premises, and to take and receive the rents, issues and profits thereof, to them and their own proper use and benefit, and also that the said Harrell & Davis their heirs, executors, or administrators, will pay and discharge all taxes, impositions, assessment, and other charges whatsoever which may or shall become chargeable thereon, during their possession thereof. And the said Foster doth covenant on his part, that he will faithfully execute the trust hereby reposed in him. In testimony whereof the parties hereunto have to these present set their hands and affixed their seals, the day and year first in this Indenture written.

Signed, Sealed and acknowledged In presence of
Jacob Harrell {Seal}
Joseph (his X mark) Davis {Seal}
John Foster {Seal}

Virginia. In the Clerks Office of Wythe County Court 25 September 1830. This deed of trust was acknowledged by Joseph Davis & Jacob Harrell. And in said office 28 September 1830 the same was acknowledged by John Foster and admitted to be recorded.

Test
J. P. Mathews Cl

02/19/1831Jacob HarrellJames E. BrownWythe County Deed Book 11, p. 608

This Indenture made this 19th day of February 1831 between Jacob Harrell of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the one part and James E. Brown of the County & State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Harrell for and in consideration of the sum of twelve Dollars and fifty cents to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth give grant bargain & sell unto the said Brown all the right title interest & estate of him the said Harrell in and to so much of the real estate of John Davis dec’d as was assigned to the widow of the said John as her dower—being one tenth part thereof to which the said Harrell is entitled to as tenant by curtesy as husband to Anne late Anne Davis one of the heirs of the said John Davis dec’d __ To have & to hold the said estate to the said Brown during the natural life of him the said Jacob Harrell. In Testimony whereof the said Harrell hath hereunto set his hand & affixed his seal the day & year above written.

Jacob Harrell {Seal}

Witness,
Leonard Straw
John Foster.

Virginia, In the Clerk’s Office of Wythe County Court 19th February 1831.
This deed of bargain & sale was acknowledged by Jacob Harrell as his act and deed, and admitted to be recorded.

Test,
J. P. Mathews Cl

05/26/1836Abraham HarrellJohn WirtWythe County Deed Book 13, pp. 346-347

This Indenture made this 26th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six. Between Abraham D. Harrell of United States navy of the one part and John Wirt of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the other part Witnesseth that the said Abraham D. Harrell for and in consideration of the sum of five dollars current money of the United States to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged doth grant, bargain and sell unto the said Wirt all his interest in a certain lot or parcel of land, lying and being in the County of Wythe and town of Evansham on the South east side of the main street adjoining a lot of the said John Wirt on the East and lot formerly owned by Daniel Sharritz now by said John Wirt on the West & which was assigned to Mary Davis Dec’d late the widow of John Davis dec’d as part of her dower with all the appurtenances to have and to hold the said lot or parcel of land with all the appurtenances unto the said John Wirt and his heirs. And the said Harrell for himself and his heirs doth covenant with the said Wirt that he the said Harrell the said interest in the said lot or parcel of land with all the appurtenances unto the said Wirt and his heirs against the claims of all persons whomsoever shall warrant and will forever defend. In Witness whereof, the said Abram D Harrell hath hereunto subscribed his name and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.

Signed Sealed and delivered In presence of }

Abraham D. Harrell {Seal}

Virginia: In the Clerks office of Wythe County Court 26 May 1836 __ This deed of bargain and sale was acknowledged by Abram D Harrell as his act and deed and was admitted to be recorded.

Teste
A. B. Moore DC

Abram
05/26/1836Abram HarrellJames E. BrownWythe County Deed Book 13, p. 347

This Indenture made this 26th day of May 1836 between Abram D. Harrell of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the one part and James E. Brown of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the other part Witnesseth that the said Harrell for and in consideration of the sum of thirty dollars to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained & sold and by these presents doth grant bargain & sell unto the said James E. Brown all the interest of the said Harrell in and to a lott of land adjoining the town of Evansham in the County of Wythe containing by estimation about thirty acres and which was assigned to the late Mary Davis widow of John Davis dec’d as her dower in the land of her deceased husband, the interest of the said Harrell being a reversion in an undivided tenth part thereof subject to the life estate of his father Jacob Harrell who is tenant by courtesy thereof. To have and to hold the said reversionary interest with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging to the said James E. Brown and his heirs to the sole use and behoof of him the said James E. Brown and his heirs forever and the said Abram D. Harrell for himself & his heirs the reversionary interest aforesaid to the said James E. Brown and his heirs will forever warrant and defend free from the claim of himself and his heirs and of all and every other person whatsoever. In witness whereof he hath hereunto set his hand & affixed his seal the date first herein mentioned.

Signed Sealed & acknowledged in presence of
Abram D. Harrell {Seal}

Harold Smyth
Denison Baldwin

Virginia: In the Clerks office of Wythe County Court 26th May 1836. This deed of bargain and sale was acknowledged by Abram D. Harrell as his act and deed and admitted to be recorded.

Teste
A. B. Moore DC

Abraham
05/26/1836Abram HarrellFrancis A. CrockettWythe County Deed Book 13, p. 348

This Indenture made this 26th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six. Between Abram D. Harrell of the United States Navy of the one part and Francis A. Crockett of Wythe County Virginia of the other part Witnesseth that the said Harrell for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars current money of the United States to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged doth grant bargain and sell unto the said Crockett a certain tract or parcel of land, lying and being in the County of Wythe aforesaid containing sixteen acres twelve poles more or less being lot N°14 of the division of the estate of John Davis dec’d recorded in the County Court of Wythe aforesaid at February term 1819 and bounded as follows. Beginning at a stake on the old line (at a point marked (f) in said division) and with N S. 25° E 76 poles to the corner (n) thence with a line of the same to a white oak (o) thence N 45° E 76 poles passing (e) to the beginning which land was sold by said Abram D. Harrell to Leonard Straw and by him sold and conveyed to said Francis A. Crockett but the deed not having been recorded this Indenture is executed to save trouble & expense with all the appurtenances To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with all the appurtenances unto the said Crockett and his heirs to the sole use and behoof of him the said Crockett and his heirs. And the said Harrell for himself and his heirs do covenant with the said Crockett that he the said Harrell the said tract or parcel of land, with all the appurtenances unto the said Crockett and his heirs against the claims of all persons whomsoever shall warrant and will forever defend. In witness whereof the said Abram D. Harrell hath hereunto subscribed his name and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.

Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of

Abram D. Harrell {Seal}

Virginia: In the Clerks office of Wythe County Court 26th May 1836. This deed of bargain and sale was acknowledged by Abram D. Harrell as his act and deed and admitted to be recorded.

Teste
A. B. Moore DC

Abraham
05/03/1844Ben Rush FloydMarion Sehorn et al.Wythe County Deed Book 16, pp. 408-409

This Indenture made & entered into this 3rd May 1844 between Ben Rush Floyd of the one part and Marion Sehorn, Jacob M. Harrell, James Ward (son of Wm), Charles A. Bowyer, Andrew F. Gregory & Samuel G. Brawley of the other part all of the State of Virginia & County of Wythe witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to him in hand paid by the parties of the second part at & before the ensealing & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged he the said Floyd hath bargained sold transferred & delivered unto the said parties of the second part a certain tract or parcel of land lying & being in the County of Wythe Containing three hundred acres, to wit, to the said Marion Sehorn fifty acres thereof, to Jacob M. Harrell fifty acres thereof, to James Ward fifty acres thereof, to Charles A. Bowyer fifty acres thereof, to Andrew F. Gregory fifty acres thereof, and to Samuel G. Brawley fifty acres the residue thereof which said tract of three hundred acres of land is bounded as follows to wit, Beginning at a pine near the top of the Iron Mountain thence N 82 W 300 poles to a pine & double chesnut N8 E 160 poles to a stake, S 82 E 300 poles to a gum & chesnut S 8 W 160 poles to the beginning. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with all its appurtenances to them the said parties of the second part & their heirs forever. And the said Floyd doth covenant with the said parties of the second part that he the said Floyd the said tract of land against the claim of him the said Floyd his heirs and against the claim of any or all persons claiming by through or under him shall & will forever warrant & defend by these presents. In witness whereof he hath hereunto set his hand & affixed his Seal the day and year above written.

Ben Rush Floyd {Seal}

Virginia, In the Clerks Office of Wythe County Court 3rd May 1844.
This deed of bargain and sale was returned to said office acknowledged by Ben Rush Floyd as his act and deed and ordered to be recorded.

Teste,
J. P. Mathews, Cl

12/09/1844Jacob M. HarrellCommonwealthWythe County Deed Book 16, p. 547

Know all men by these Presents, That we Jacob M. Harrell, Alexander Peirce & Daniel B. Sanders are held and firmly bound unto the Common Wealth of Virginia in the sum of two thousand dollars to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Governor and his Successors, we find ourselves our heirs &c jointly and severally firmly by these presents Sealed with our Seals and dated this 9 day of December eighteen hundred and forty four.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Jacob Harrell is by the County Court of Wythe appointed a Constable in the 1st District in the said County of Wythe. If therefore the said Jacob Harrell do and shall well and truly discharge and perform the duties of his said office of Constable in the said County of Wythe during the time of his continuance in office, Then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.

Signed Sealed and acknowledged In presence of the Court }

Jacob M. Harrell {Seal}
Alexander Peirce {Seal}
Daniel B. Sanders {Seal}

Virginia, At a Court held for Wythe County at the Courthouse on Monday, 9 December 1844
This Bond was entered into and acknowledged in Court and ordered to be recorded.

Teste,
J. P. Mathews, Cl

06/09/1845Jacob M. HarrellCommonwealthWythe County Deed Book 16, p. 672

Know all men by these Presents, That we Jacob M. Harrell, David B. Sanders & Robert Jackson are held and firmly bound unto the Common Wealth of Virginia in the sum of Five thousand Dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Commonwealth, we bind ourselves, our heirs &c. jointly and severally firmly by these presents, Sealed with our seals and dated the ninth day of June eighteen hundred and forty five.

The condition of the above obligations is such that whereas the above bound Jacob M. Harrell is by the County Court of Wythe, appointed as Constable, in the 1st District in the said County of Wythe. If therefore the said Jacob M. Harrell do and shall well and truly discharge and perform the duties of his said office of Constable in the said County of Wythe, during the time of his continuance in Office, Then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.

Signed Sealed and acknowledged In presence of the Court }

Jacob M. Harrell {Seal}
Daniel B. Sanders {Seal}
Robert Jackson {Seal}

Virginia, At a Court held for Wythe County at the Courthouse on Monday, 9 June 1845
This Bond was entered into and acknowledged in Court and ordered to be recorded.

Teste,
J. P. Mathews, Cl