1844 Deed from George Casto to John G. Casto

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This indenture made the 19th day of April in the year of our Lord 1844 between George Casto of the one part of the County of Jackson and State of Virginia and John G Casto of the same County and State of the other part witnesseth that the said George Casto in consideration of fifty dollars of lawful money of this Commonwealth to him in hand paid by the said John G Casto at the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain and sell unto the said John G Casto his heirs and assigns a certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation forty acres by the same more or less lying and being in the County of Jackson and State of Virginia on the right hand fork of Big Millcreek and bounded as follows to wit beginning at a beach on the East bank of said creek S 5 W thirty eight poles down the creek by its mianders S 6 E 40 poles to too shugar  trees East 40 poles to a hickory and sugar tree and three S 81 E 4 E poles crossing said creek down said creek with its mianders to the beginning with its appurtances to the said John G. Casto his heirs and assigns for ever to have and to hold the said tract of land for the only proper use and behoof of him the said John G Casto his heirs and assigns forever free from the claim of him the said George Casto and his heirs forever in witness.

Whereof the said George Casto have here unto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.

Signed sealed and delivered [Signed by George Casto]

in the presence of

Jackson County Court Clerks office in the State of Virginia April the 22nd day A.D. 1844.

The foregoing deed of bargain and sale from George Casto to John G. Casto was this day in said office acknowledged by the said George Casto to be his act and deed before me Andrew Waugh Deputy Clerk for said Court and admitted to record in said Office.

                                                                Andrew Waugh Dept. Clerk