On 8 Dec 1782, Isaac Cox surveyed 700 acres of land on the head of the West Fork of Cox's Creek at the Cane Spring on Froman's road for John Wood. Mr. Wood obtained his deed to the land on 2 Dec 1785.
Surveyed for John Wood 700 acres of land in Jefferson County by virtue of a treasury warrant No. 34 on the head of the West Fork of Cox's Creek at the Cain Spring on Froman's road adjoining the knobs, beginning at [A] two white oaks and black oak on the side of the knobs, running thence S 17° E 300 poles to [B] a maple, poplar and beech on the side of a ridge, thence N 73° E 373 poles to [C] an ash and beech in a flat near the head of a small drain, thence N 17° W 300 poles crossing the West Fork at 116 poles to [D] a black oak, cherry tree and mulberry on the point of a flat ridge, thence S 73° W 373 poles to the beginning. December 8th 1782. Isaac Cox, assistant surveyor.
Virginia Grant Book 5, pages 596-7
Patrick Henry Esquire, governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Know ye that by virtue and in consideration of part of a land office treasury warrant No. 34 & issued the 25th day of October 1779 there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto John Wood a certain tract or parcel of land containing seven hundred acres by survey bearing date the 8th day of December 1782, lying and being in the County of Jefferson on the head waters of the west fork of Cox's Creek at the Cane Spring on Froman's Road adjoining the knobs and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at two white oaks and black oak on the side of the knobs, running thence South 17° East 300 poles to a maple, poplar and beech on the side of a ridge, thence North 73° East 373 poles to an ash and beech in a flat near the head of a small drain, thence North 17° West 300 poles crossing the West Fork at 116 poles to a black oak, cherry tree and mulberry on the point of a flat ridge, thence South 73° West 373 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 John Wood & his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Patrick Henry Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the second day of December in the year of our Lord 1785 and of the Commonwealth the tenth. (signed) P. Henry
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