Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s Conveyance of Ivy Creek Lands to Samuel J. Harrison, 9 February 1811

Conveyance of Ivy Creek Lands to Samuel J. Harrison

This Indenture made on the 9th day of February 1811 between Thomas Jefferson of the County of Albemarle on the one part, and Samuel Jordan Harrison of the County of Campbell of the other part Witnesseth; that the said Thomas in consideration of the sum of four hundred pounds lawful money of Virginia to him in hand paid, and of the further sum of eight hundred pounds of like lawful money duly covenanted to be paid by the said Samuel Jordan, hath given granted bargained & sold to the said Samuel1 Jordan and his heirs a certain tract or parcel of land in the said County of Campbell on Ivy creek & its waters, containing by estimation four hundred and seventy four acres, whereof three hundred & seventy four were granted to Richard Tullos by patent bearing date the 16th day of March 1771, and one hundred acres other part thereof were granted to the said Thomas Jefferson by Patent bearing date the 22d day of May 1797, with the appurtenances. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to him the said Samuel Jordan Harrison & his heirs forever And the said Thomas for himself his heirs executors & administrators the said parcel of land with its appurtenances to him the said Samuel Jordan & his heirs will forever warrant and defend. In witness whereof the said Thomas hath hereto put his hand & seal on the day & year first above written.

Signed sealed & delivered 

Th: Jefferson

in presence of Burgess Griffin, Thomas Roberts, Reubin Perry.

Tr (Campbell Co. Deed Book, 9:94); at foot of text: “At a Court held for Campbell County February 11th 1811. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of Burgess Griffin, Thomas Roberts and Reubin Perry witnesses thereto subscribed and ordered to be recorded. Teste Ro. Alexander, C.C.C.”; in margin: “Jefferson to Harrison { Deed.”

1Manuscript: “Samue.”

Index Entries

  • Campbell County, Va.; TJ sells Ivy Creek tract in search
  • Griffin, Burgess; witnesses land conveyance search
  • Harrison, Samuel Jordan; buys land from TJ search
  • indentures search
  • Ivy Creek (Campbell Co.); TJ sells lands on search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; sells land to S. J. Harrison search
  • Perry, Reuben; witnesses land conveyance search
  • Roberts, Thomas; witnesses land conveyance search
  • Tullos, Richard; and Campbell Co. land search