From pages 111/112 of Fly Family History by Clarence Michaels
1830 -- 190 Acre Jeremiah Fly Judgement
This indenture made and entered into the 6th day of July 1830 between Jeremiah Fly of the county of Carrol of the first part and John McClellan of the same county of the second part and Berry Gillespie of the third part witnesseth that the said Jeremiah Fly for and in consideration of the sum one dollar and for the purpose here and after stated have this day sold and conveyed and by these presents do here-by sell a lien and convey to the said McClellan all my right title claim and interest which I have to the following ascribed trace of land lying and being in the County of Carroll on the North side of the South Fork of Obion River bounded as follows being a part of 640 acre granted to Robert E.C. Dougherty.Beginning at a stake with a dogwood pointer standing ninety four poles North of the South East of a 640 acre entry made in the name of Nicholson running South ninety four poles to the South East corner thence West twenty three poles to a poplar and hickory sapling thence South sixteen poles to a poplar with white oak pointers whence East fifty six poles to a dogwood thence South ninety eight poles to a forked beach in the South boundary of said Dougherty's 640 acre Grant thence East one hundred and ninety poles to a poplar the South East corner of the said Dougherty's 640 acre tract in the West boundary of Andersons 640 acre tract thence North with the same seventy eight poles to a chestnut thence West ninety eight poles to a black gum thence North 20 degrees D.G. West forty poles to a dogwood thence North thirty eight poles to an Elm thence east twenty two poles to a hickory thence North forty three poles to a red oak Capps South East corner thence west to the beginning supposed to contain one hundred and ninety acres to have and to hold the above described tract of land to him the said John his heirs and on the express terms and stipulations here in after mentioned to with where-as one Robert E.C. Dougherty obtained a judgment in the County Court of the County of Carroll on the fifth day of December 1825 against said Jeremiah Fly for the sum of thirteen hundred and three dollars and sixty eights cents on which said judgment there now remains unpaid the sum of five hundred and four dollars and sixty two cents and where as the said Dougherty on the thirteenth of March 1830 assigned and transfered the said judgment or interest there in to Berry Gillespie and where as the said Jeremiah Fly for the purpose of securing to the said Gillespie said debt doth here by authorize and empower the said Gillespie said debt doth here by authorize and empower the said McClellan interested as afore said if same debt should not be paid and discharged by the first day of March next to sell said tract of land to the highest bidder for cash in the town of Christmasville giving twenty days notice there of at some of the most public places in said COunty free from any embareisment from me whatever hereby relinquishing my equity of redemption now allowed by law to the purchasers or purchasees and I here by authorize said trustee to make a legal conveyance for the same to the purchaser or purchasee and said trustee binds himself to pay overage over plus or balance that may arise from the sale of said land.
After paying and discharging said debt and in witness where of we here unto set our hand and seal.
Jeremiah Fly X his mark (seal) Jno McClellan
Seals this sixth day of July 1830 B.S. Parsons Thomas Moore X his mark
(typed and copied from above mentioned book on 18 January 2000 by Darlene Fly Ames)