This Indenture Witnesseth that Washington Hadley and Naomi Hadley, in consideration of Fifteen hundred dollars to them paid by George Wilkins, do hereby sell and convey to the said George Wilkins, his heirs and assigns forever, the following Real Estate in Parke County and State of Indiana, towit; the West half of the South West quarter of Section ten, in Township Seventeen North in Range seven west, except that portion described as follows, commencing at the North West corner of said half qt thence South 40 rods, thence East 25 rods angling South 8 rods thence bearing N.E. to a point 37 rods East of the commencement, thence to the place of beginning, the portion of said half quarter hereby intended to be conveyed containing seventy two acres by estimation to be the same more or less.  Also fifteen acres off of the North end of the West half of the North West quarter of Section fifteen T and R aforesaid the whole tract hereby conveyed containing by estimation eighty seven (87) acres be the same more or less, the grantors their heirs and assigns hereby covenanting with the grantee his heirs and assigns, that the title so conveyed is clear and unencumbered and that they will Warrant and defend the same against all claims whatsoever.

In Witness whereof the said grantors have hereto set their hands and seals this 27th day of September 1864.

                                                                        Washington Hadley

                                                                        Naomi Hadley

State of Indiana, Parke County

   Before me F Dinwiddie, Recorder of said county came Washington Hadley and Naomi, his wife, and acknowledged the execution of the above deed.

   Witness my hand and official seal this 28th day of September 1864.                                                  F. Dinwiddie

I certify that this deed of which the foregoing is a true copy was duly stamped, as provided by act of Congress and recorded Sept 28th 1864 at 11 A.M.

                                                                        F. Dinwiddie



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