On page 112 of Fly Family History by Clarence Michaels I found the following:
1833 -- 141 Acres Jeremiah Fly and William Capps
This indenture made and entered into this the 9th of September 1833 betweeen Jeremiah Fly of Carrol County and State of Tennessee of the one part and Wm. Capps of State and County afore said of the other part witnesseth, that for and in the said Capps to J. Fly the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and hath bargained, sold, aliened, conveyed and confirmed unto the Wm. Capps a certain tract or parcel of land lying in Carroll County, Tennessee on the North side of the South Obion River being a part of a 640 acre tract granted to R.E.C. Dougherty bounded as follows, beginning on a stake and dogwood pointer at E. FLy (Elisha) N.E. corner running South with his line 94 poles to his S.E. corner thence West 23 poles to a poplar and hickory, thence South 16 poles to a poplar with white oak pointer, thence East fifty six poles to a dogwood then South 98 poles to a forked beach the South boundary of the original tract, thence East 92 poles to a sugar tree and 2 dogwood pointers, thence North 78 poles to a black gum thence, North 20 degrees West forty two poles to a dogwood, thence North 38 poles to an Elm, thence East 22 poles to a hickory, thence North 43 poles to a red oak, thence West to the beginning, containing one hundred and forty acres more or less to have and to hold the above described land with all and singular the right profits, emoluments, hereditaments and appurtenances of and belonging to the same unto the Wm. Capps his heirs and asigns forever, and the J. Fly for himself his heirs or administrators does covenant and agree to and with the Capps his heirs or assigns that the above recited land or premises he the J. Fly will warrant and forever defend the said from all and every person whatever lawfully claiming the land.In Testimony whereof I have set my hand and seal day and ate above written.
Jeremiah Fly X his mark (seal)
Test John R. Fly -- Sampson X his mark Price
State of Tennessee Carroll County CourtSeptember Term 1833
Then the within deed from Jeremiah Fly to William Capps for one hundred and forty one acres of land was this day produced in open Court and the Execution thereof duly proven by the oaths of John R. Fly and Sampson Price to be the act and deed of said Fly and ordered to be Recorded and State tax paid to me.
Edward Gwin, Clerk
By T.S. Hawkins, D-Clerk
Registered 28th day of November A.D. 1833 Witness, Tho. A. Hawkins, Regst. of Carroll County