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Beverley Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all whom these presents shall come Greeting: Know ye, by virtue and in consideration of part of a Pre-emption warrant, number two thousand three hundred and fifty seven, issued the tenth day of December one thousand seven hundred and eighty two, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto George Pearis a certain tract or parcel of land containing six hundred acres by survey bearing date the twenty fifth day of February one thousand seven hundred eighty five. Lying and being in the county Montgomery on the right hand fork of Brush Creek a branch of New River and joining his settlement rights and bounded as followeth, towit, beginning at a white oak on a branch that emptied into the same and runneth thence South fifty two degrees East one hundred and sixty poles to a white oak, South sixty five degrees East forty two poles crossing the right hand fork, thence down the same, North thirty three degrees East eighty poles, North seventy seven degrees East sixty poles, crossing the left hand fork above the fork Sick to a Buckeye, north twenty four degrees East forty poles to a white oak, North seventy one degrees East, two hundred and ten poles to two hickories, South sixty four degrees East ninety poles to a sugartree, North twenty degrees West forty poles crossing the main branch to a double pine, South eighty nine degrees West one hundred and thirty six poles to a red oak and two white oaks, north fifty eight degrees west two hundred and seventy poles to a bunch of white oaks on a ridge. South thirty five degrees West three hundred and forty three poles to the beginning. With its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said George Pearis and his heirs for ever, in witness who is of the said Beverley Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath here unto set his hand and caused the ? Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the fourteenth day of September one thousand seven hundred ninety one and of the Commonwealth the sixteenth.
            Beverley Randolph