C. A. Goodloe|
(Back Tax Collector)
H. J. Wright
State of Tennessee, County of Crockett
Know all men by these presents that whereas, on the 4th day of November 1895, I, C.A. Goodloe, Back Tax Attorney in and for the said county and state, exposed for sale a certain tract or parcel of land in Civil District No.1 in said county and bounded as follows, to wit: on the north by the lands of Ellington; on the south by the lands of Bickerstaff; on the east by the lands of Turner; and on the west by the lands of Richards; containing 30 acres: the same was assessed to Mrs. Nancy Wright for state and county taxes for the years 1893 and 1894; And whereas at said sale Y.A. Davis became the purchaser at and for the sum of seventeen and 41/100 Dollars, that being the amount of taxes, including interest, costs and damages up to that date for said years; and the said was paid in cash by said Y.A. Davis; said proceedings were had under and by virtue of the delinquent tax law for Tennessee existing at that time- See chapter 120, Acts, 1895—same was passed May 13, 1895 and approved May 14th, 1895: And whereas is appears that H.J. Wright is one of the owners and heir to said land and has a right under said law to redeem the same by complying with said law in such cases made and provided by said Act. Of 1895; And whereas it appears that he has paid the said Y.A. Davis in full the amount paid by said Davis, together with the interest, damages, penalty and cost, as provided for in section 39 of said chapter 120 of the Acts of 1895;
And whereas on the 4th day of November 1895, I, as Back Tax Attorney, executed to the said Y. A. Davis, a certificate among other things it is recited that unless said land shall be redeemed within the time required by law a deed will be executed to the purchaser: And whereas it appears that as one of the heirs to said estate, H. J. Wright, has paid in full as aforesaid; Now therefore, in consideration of the premises, I, C.A. Goodloe, as Back Tax Attorney, acting under and by virtue of authority vested in me by said act of 1895, and by further authority conferred by act of 1897, authorizing Back Tax Attorneys to perfect and complete sales of land already made under formed acts, do hereby transfer and convey unto the said H. J. Wright the land herein before described and I do so in as full and ample a maneuver as I should or ought to do as Back Tax Attorney as aforesaid and not otherwise.
Given under my hand,
I certify that the foregoing Deed was recd. For Registration November 4th, 1897 at 12:30 P.M. and so noted in Minute Book No. 2 pages 88 and 89, 90 and 91.
A very special thank you to Kim Cressman,
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