Genl Edward Watts
Surveyed for George Ground 271 acres of Land which he sold to John H. Smith Lying in Roanoke County on Tinker and Glade Creeks, branches of Roanoke River and bounded as follows to wit, Beginning at two white oaks at 1, corner to Vineyard thence S51°E 24 poles to a stake in a flat at 2, corner to the land of the heirs of Robert Filson; and with the same S58°W 38 poles to a rock pile on a branch at 3. S28°W 63 poles to a persimmon tree at 4. S43°W 62 poles to the (NE) bank of Tinker Creek at 5, thence ...
Detail of “Roanoke County Farms 1825-1875” by J. R. Hildebrand, showing the tract bought by John H. Smith and adjoining tracts owned by Filson, Gish, McDermid, Vinyard and Watts. The Watts land is shown as belonging to James Philemon Holcombe, husband of Anne Watts, and to Emma G. (Watts) Carr, who inherited the property.
I have received your favour of the 13th inst and here enclose you S. Stoner’s note to J. P. Holcombe $500 & charges of protest 2 20/100. In the event of this note not being paid at maturity I think it was Mr Holcombe’s intention to have an execution issued for a much larger amount. I am very respectfully yours, J. Anthony C. [Cashier]
This calendar was printed on the stationery.