Dear Forum on page 108 of Clarence Michaels' book is the following deed.It is followed with some others.I will type them as I get a chance.
1826--21 Acres Deed Elisha Fly to Wm. Capps
This indenture made and entered into this 5th day of March A.D. 1826 between Elisha Fly of the one part, and William Capps of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of Sixty three dollars by the said William Capps to the Said Elisha Fly in hand paid have and by these present do bargain, sell, release, convey and confirm to the said William Capps all that tract of land lying in the 12th surveryors district in Range one and section 4 bounded as follows: Beginning at an Elm and pointer in the East boundary line of a 640 acre granted to by the State of Tennessee to O.P. Nicholson in a hollow, thence West 28 poles to a poplar and black gum -- thence North 120 poles to a stake and pointer in North boundary line of O.P. 640 acres -- thence South 120 poles to the beginning making in all 21 acres, to have and to hold the above described tract of land with all its appurtenances to his proper use and behoof forever -- and the said Elisha Fly for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators convenants with the said William Capps that him and them will warrant and forever defend the same against all persons whatever lawfully claiming said lands.In testimony whereof I the said Elisha Fly have here unto set my hand and seal the date above written. Elisha Fly his mark X (seal) Witness: Solomon Sedwich -- J.W. Cockran Robert Hisaw -- J. R. Capps
State of Tennessee Carroll County
Personally appeared before me George Hern Clerk of the County Court of said County, J.W.Cochran and J.R. Capps, witnesses to the within deed with whom I am personally acquainted and who being first sworn desposeth and saith that they are acquainted with the within named ELisha FLy, the bargainor and that he acknowledged that he executed the same for the purposes there in set forth and on the day it bears date.
Given under my hand at office this 7th March 1839. G. Hern Clark by J.R. Smith, D.C. Registered 8th Day of March A.D. 1839 Witness Tho. A. Hawkins --Register of Caroll County