Know ye, That for and in consideration of the sum of the Fees of Office, paid into the Office of the Entry-taker of Tipton County, and entered on the 10th day of August 1849 pursuant to the provisions of an Act of the General Assembly of said state, passed 2d day of November 1847 by No. 506 (?) THERE IS GRANTED by the said State of Tennessee, unto ALEXANDER DACUS a certain tract or parcel of land, containing Sixty four acres by survey, bearing date the 19th day of March 1830 lying in said county Range 5 R Section 7
Beginning at a Sweet Gum marked W. B. at P. Hawkins' W.E. Corner, Then East 39 poles to a Dogwood in Holdshouser's West boundary line, Then South 216 poles to a Cucumber tree. W. Dacus W.E. Corner, Then West 58 poles to a White Oak, Then North 216 poles to the Beginning.
With the hereditaments and appurtenances. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land, with its appurtenances, to ,the said ALEXANDER DACUS and his heirs forever.
1n Witness whereof, William Trounsdale Governor of the State of Tennessee, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the State to be affixed, at Nashville, on the 10th day of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and 49 and the Independence of the United States the 74th.
Far Away and Long Ago
DACUS, Alexander (TN Tipton) 1849, 64 a W dist. bk 12, p. 386 g#9181 Tennessee Land Grants, surnames D-Dz - Sistler, Nashville, TN 1997