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Book: 13, Page: 356, Grantor: Alex. C. Hamilton, Grantee:  , Date:
Alex. C. Hamilton is trustee for horses, carts and saw mill equipment to be used in Louisa County sawmilling operation.
Book: 13, Page: 383, Grantor: Dr. F. L. Woolfolk and P. B. Porter, Grantee: S. W. Butler, Date: 21-Nov-1895
Bill of sale. Dr. F. L. Woolfolk and p B. Porter for $90 sold to S. W. Butler 1 mare named Fiddle-de-Winks about 3 years old to be paid in 18 months. Sig. S. W. Butler. [Margin note] satisfied 21 Nov 1895.
Book: 13, Page: 398, Grantor: Equitable Investment Co., Grantee: Thomas Ennis, Date: 14-Dec-1893
Equitable Investment Co. to Thomas Ennis in consideration that Thomas Ennis will erect or cause to be erected within a year a substantial and attractive residence. 1st party conveys in Mineral City front 25' on St. Cecelia Avenue lots #1 & 2 in block 6. If house not erected within a year deed is void. Notary of Richmond for Leake.
Book: 13, Page: 426, Grantor: Equitable Investment Co., Grantee: Dr. W.J. Coleman and W.L. Bishop and A., Date: 14-Dec-1893
Equitable Investment Co. To Dr. W.J. Coleman and W.L. Bishop and A. G. Hill trustees for Lodge #21 of Independent Order of Odd Fellows at Mineral city for consideration that the trustees will erect a building within a year. Two lots in Mineral City 25' each on Mineral Ave, 100' back to alley known as lots #22 and 23 in block 39. If building not erected within a year this deed void. Sig. W. R. Leake, Richmond.
Book: 13, Page: 442, Grantor: W. L. Bishop 1st, A.T. Gordon trustee 2nd, Equitab, Grantee:  , Date: 12-May-1894
DT 12 May 1894 W. L. Bishop 1st, A.T. Gordon trustee 2nd, Equitable Investment Co. 3rd. Lots in trust are #21 thru 24 in block 57 conveyed to W. L. Bishop by Equitable on this date.
Book: 13, Page: 443, Grantor: Equitable Investment Co., Grantee: John H. Kennedy, Date: 16-May-1894
Equitable Investment Co. to John H. Kennedy for $1.00, 2 lots in Mineral City. 25' on Louisa Avenue running back 100 feet to C & O Railroad being lots # 4&5 in block 12. Sig. W. R. Leake, Jefferson Co., Ala.
Book: 13, Page: 461, Grantor: Jeter T. Sergeant and A. J. Sergeant , his wife, Grantee: Jno. J. Mills, Date: 05-Jun-1894
Jeter T. Sergeant and A. J. Sergeant , his wife, and Hardenia E. Johnson to Jno. J. Mills for 3 bonds with judgment recorded against said Sergeant to $145.65 in trust all tract on south side Old Mountain Road adjoining William Swift and R. R. Dickinson and road running from W. L. Seargeants to Waltons Store.
Book: 13, Page: 503, Grantor: Equitable Investment Co., Grantee: M.M. Gilliam, Date: 17-May-1894
Equitable Investment Co. to M.M. Gilliam of Richmond, Va. 2nd and Title and Trust Co. of Richmond 3rd, Whereas 1st party is indebted to the 3rd in sum of $1,700 from 20 Sep 1893 by bond endorsed by W. E. Leake, W. R. Goodwin, J.J. Porter, J. W. Flanagan and R. L. Gordon, Jr. In trust all of land formerly owned by Reuben Davis on C & O Railroad known as Mineral, conveyed to Equitable Investment Co. by George K. Anderson, substitute trustee for benefit of Moody and Smith 16 Jul 1892, excepting such real estate as has been conveyed: #45 in block 12; # 1 & 2 in block 6, 22 & 23 in block 39; #10, 11, & 12 in block 23; #21 thru 24 in block 57 and lot known as hotel lot conveyed to H.W. Quarles. Sig. W. R. Leake, Jefferson Co., Ala.
Book: 13, Page: 541, Grantor: Dunn, James (Fairfax Co.), Grantee: Sims, F. W., Date: 24-Sep-1894
Book: 13, Page: 549, Grantor: H.W. Quarles, Grantee: Grace C. Adams, Date: 18-Sep-1894
H.W. Quarles to Grace C. Adams both of Louisa co. for $150., 51/160 of acre adjoining 1st street and Louisa Ve, Quarles and the Rail Road, being a part of the Hotel lot conveyed to Quarles by Equitable Investment Co.
Book: 14, Page: 43, Grantor: John A. Partridge and Mary E. Partridge, his wife, Grantee: W. H. Thomas, Date: 26-Jan-1895
John A. Partridge and Mary E. Partridge, his wife, of Washington, D. C. to W. H. Thomas of Marion County, Ind. and S. E. Johnson of Camden Co., New Jersey; $1.00 and other values; tract near Pendleton Station adjoining Luce Gold Mine Known as Slate Hill Gold Mine containing 81 1/4 acres being same land conveyed to Partridge by Mineral City Mining, Manufacturing and Land Do. by deed 8 Nov 1892 recorded 4 Feb 1893. sig. John A. Partridge and Mary E. Partridge
Book: 14, Page: 60, Grantor: MCMM&L Co., Grantee: A.F. Hill, Date: 03-May-1892
MCMM&L Co. to A.F. Hill for $175. one lot in block 10 on S.W. Corner of 1st street west to Lee Street adjoining John Davis, lot #13 in block 23, #6 block 12, lot #9 in block 21. Sig. Jesse J. Porter, Pres.
Book: 14, Page: 64, Grantor: Mineral City Manufacturing, mining and Land Co., Grantee: R. L. van Deranter, Date: 03-May-1892
Mineral City Manufacturing, mining and Land Co. to R. L. van Deranter for $1.00 lot # 13 block 20 on Virginia Ave., #13 block 144 on Mineral Ave. Sig. R.P. Talley, Pres.
Book: 14, Page: 108, Grantor: Mineral City Manufacturing, Mining and Land Co., Grantee: D.F. Earnest, Date: 03-May-1892
Mineral City Manufacturing, Mining and Land Co. to D.F. Earnest for $280 lot #16 block 56 on Piedmont, #6 block 57 on Piedmont, #7 block 57 on Piedmont, #24 block 39 Mineral Avenue, #25 block 39 on Mineral Ave., #16 block 25 on St. Cecelia Ave, #7 block 12 on Louisa Ave. and Rail Road. total of 7 lots . Sig. Jesse J. Porter Pres.
Book: 14, Page: 211, Grantor: Equitable Investment Co., Grantee: Miss Kate O'Neil, Date: 06-Dec-1892
Equitable Investment Co. to Miss Kate O'Neil for $20. in Mineral City #28 in block 23. Sig. W. R. Leake, Richmond, Va.
Book: 14, Page: 227, Grantor: Dunn, Thomas R. (dec'd), Grantee: Price, John, Date: 02-May-1895
part of 146 acre tract … bid $6.00 per acre for 4 19/20 acres 6 Oct 1891; Price had purchased 10 acres adjoining the 4 19/20 acres. Adjoining George Coleman, Hillard Jackson, 14 19/20 acres. Beg. At rock about 48 links from & on N. side of a branch corner with Coleman & Jackson along Jackson line; S12W; 110P+14L; corner in John Fosters line, along Fosters; S83.75E; 24P+15L; corner in Fosters line, white oak corner to John Talley, along Talley line N12.625E; 93P+10L; rock corner to Coleman N52W; 25P+7L to beg.
Book: 14, Page: 457, Grantor: S.W. Wilson assignee against Mineral City Manufact, Grantee:  , Date:
S.W. Wilson assignee against Mineral City Manufacturing Mining and Land Co. and Equitable Investment Co. and others defendants. The above styled suit is pending in Louisa Circuit Court Va. the object of which is to enforce a judgment by decree in favor of S.W. Wilson assignee of T. R. N. Spick, Receiver and others against the Mineral City Mining Manufacturing and Land Co. for the sum of $9849.61 with interest on $2,180.96 from May 10, 1892 and on $766. The residue from 6 Jun 1893 and $271.43 costs, and amongst other property sought to be subjected to the lien thereof is the following property claimed to be owned by the Equitable Investment Co. To wit all and singular the lots and parcels of land situate, lying and being in the county of Louisa in the state of Virginia and designated with reference to the map of Mineral City and recorded in Louisa Co. Court clerk's office as sections: list of lots with exceptings.
Book: 14, Page: 535, Grantor: John F. Luce and Marion I Luce, Grantee: Edward Luce, John W. Luce and James V. L, Date: 20-Feb-1896
Know by all men that we John F. Luce and Marion I Luce of East Lynn, New London Co, Conn. to Edward Luce, John W. Luce and James V. Luce of said town, release and quit claim forever all property owned by Luce Brothers situate in Virginia.
Book: 14, Page: 550, Grantor:  , Grantee: John F. and Marion E. Luce, Date:
From State of Conn. New London County Probate District of East Lynn, Know ye that John F. Luce and Marion E. Luce each over 21, are only surviving legal heirs of Francis C. Luce and Susan J. Luce his wife who are deceased. All estate rights of Francis C. Luce and Susan J. have been transferred to John F. and Marion E. Luce
Book: 15, Page: 0, Grantor: Stanley H. G. Stewart and Estelle McMillan Stewart, Grantee: Walton Gold Mining Co., Date: 16-Oct-1896
Stanley H. G. Stewart and Estelle McMillan Stewart his wife of New York and Robert H. Sherwood of Kings co, New York to the Walton Gold Mining Co. for $1.00 and other valuable considerations land known as Walton Gold Mine in Louisa Co. containing 94 acres from original tract of 104 acres, 8 acres having been sold to Frederick A. Hemmer by Indianna B. Fleming by deed 5 Dec 1870 rec Louisa 31 Dec 1970. also all building, fixtures, tools, machinery or other persona property. Being the same tract which was conveyed by William Walton and Patsy his wife to Virginia Exploring and Mining co. by deed 31 Aug 1836 rec. Louisa with PLAT, and afterwards by Johnathan T. Cowhered, commissioner of the Circuit Court for Louisa by deed 5 May 1854 to John s. Fleming who afterwards died and by his will said real estate passed to his sons William b., John s., and Frederick N. Fleming subject to the dower of his widow Indianna B. Fleming, and afterwards conveyed by said William B. Fleming and Clledonia his wife, John S. Fleming, Frederick N. Fleming and Indianna B. Fleming to John Gorham and John P Comino by deed 27 Dec 1873 and afterwards conveyed by John Gorham and John P. Comins to Stanley H. G. Stewart and Estelle McMilla Stewart and Robert H. Sherwood of New York before they changed their name to Walton Gold Mine Co. by deed 6 Jan 1872 . Said will in the Clerk's Office of the county Court of Goochland Co. Sig. Stanley H. G. Stewart, Estelle McMillan Stewart, Robert H. Sherwood and Sarah P. Sherwood. wit. Thomas W. Harris, B.F. Frey, Thomas H. Harris State of New York
Book: 15, Page: 45, Grantor: W. J. Crank and V. E. Crank, his wife, Grantee: Nelson Smith and his sons Richard Smith, Date: 13-Jan-1896
W. J. Crank and V. E. Crank, his wife to Nelson Smith and his sons Richard Smith and Henry Smith all of Louisa, $200 being land conveyed to W. J. Crank by J. R. Crank. adjoining Columbia Road in old Church lot., P. H. Jackson, Stearus, and L. Z. Jones containing 40 1/8 acres.
Book: 15, Page: 67, Grantor: A. W. Trice and Deanna his wife, Grantee: P. B. Porter, Date: 01-Jul-1895
A. W. Trice and Deanna his wise to P. B. Porter trustee and firm of Winston an Gordon all of A. W. Trices undivided interest in 2 tracts which were conveyed to A. W. Trice as one of the children of John L. Trice dec'd. by Dabney H. Trice 4 Sep 1856 In trust to secure debt of $50. [Margin Note satisfied
Book: 15, Page: 100, Grantor: The Equitable Investment Co., Grantee: W. J. Coleman, Date: 29-May-1896
The Equitable Investment Co. to W. J. Coleman trustee $5,000 lots on C & O in Mineral conveyed to Equitable Investment Co. by George K. Anderson, substitute trustee, by deed dated 16 Jul 1892 excepting lots which have been conveyed by 1st party to H.W.J. Quarles dated 17 Oct 1893; to Thomas Ennis dated 14 Dec 1893; to Dr. W. J. Coleman, W. L. Bishop and A.G. Hill as trustees for Lodge 21 of Independant Order of Odd Fellows dated 14 Dec 1893; to John H.Kenneday dated 16 May 1894; to Miss Kate O'Neile dated 6 Dec 1892. sig. Equitable Investment co. W. E. Leake, President. Justices of Jefferson County Alabama certify for Leake.
Book: 15, Page: 101, Grantor: W. J. Coleman, 1st., Grantee: John G. May 2nd, and Equitable Investmen, Date: 29-May-1896
W.J. Coleman, trustee, 1st., to John G. May 2nd, and Equitable Investment Co. 3rd. lots on C. & O at Mineral City . In trust to secure $4,800 for one year.
Book: 15, Page: 114, Grantor: Charles D. Brumley, Grantee: Gordon, Date: 05-Jan-1897
DT 26 Jun 1896 Charles D. Brumley trustee of Warwick County Va. and R. L. Gordon trustee 1st., of Louisa county 2nd. Brumley conveys to Gordon all that tract of land in Louisa near Pendlton Station containing 252 1/2 acres being same land which is this day conveyed to 1st party by James V. Luce and wife, Edward Luce and wife, and John W. Luce and wife. Ref is made for a more perfect description. In trust to secure above grantors of payment of $5000. Sig. Charles D. Brumley, Trustee. Rec. 18 Aug 1896. (Margin note Released 5 Jan 1897)
Book: 15, Page: 204, Grantor: Samuel D. Todd and Mary F. Hansbrough, Grantee: Ham A. Smith, Date: 19-Oct-1896
Samuel D. Todd trustee and Mary F. Hansbrough to Ham A. Smith for $150 for 25 acres adjoining Ham A. Smith, adj. grantors gate on road from Enon Church to Johnson's ford, Todd Hansbrough tract and G. C. McGehee.
Book: 15, Page: 295, Grantor: Henry P. Towsey and Mary S. Towsey his wife, Grantee: Abram Barret, Date: 07-Jan-1889
Deed 21 Nov 1896 Henry P. Towsey and Mary S. Towsey his wife to Abram Barret of Louisa Co. For $150 tract containing 35 acres being part of the land conveyed to Henry P Towsey by Mary A. Towsey by deed 7 Jan 1889 . Henry P Towsey and Mary S. Towsey.
Book: 15, Page: 296, Grantor: Henry P. Towsey and Mary S., his wife, Grantee: James H. Anderson, Date: 21-Nov-1896
Henry P. Towsey and Mary S., his wife, to James H. Anderson for $150 for 35 acres in Louisa Co. being part of land conveyed to Henry Towsey by Mary Towsey on 2 Jan 1889. See plat DB 10 p 351.
Book: 15, Page: 392, Grantor: Hugh G. Hiter, Grantee: T. A. Daniel and P. E. Daniel, Date: 27-Mar-1897
Hugh G. Hiter to T. A. Daniel and P E. Daniel for $195.11 tract adjoining old Office Road, Reuben Boxley, Dr. Lewis Pendleton, A. M. Baker containing 54 acres.
Book: 15, Page: 486, Grantor: Alexander C. Hambleton and Lucy his wife, Grantee: John H. Whitlock, Date: 08-May-1897
Alexander C. Hambleton & Lucy his wife to John H. Whitlock for $75 a tract on Contrary Creek containing 21 3/4 acres. Sig. Alex. C. Hambleton and Lucy Hambleton. Rec. 10 May 1897.
Book: 15, Page: 521, Grantor: J. E. Smith and Mrs. Uree F. Smith his wife, Grantee: Mrs. Alice E. Jones, Date: 15-Jul-1897
J. E. Smith and Mrs. Uree F. Smith his wife to Mrs. Alice E. Jones and children, $40 on waters of South Anna adj. estate W. S. Nuckols, W. N. Jackson and T. C. Talleys land being formerly part of T. C. Talley estate cont. 20 acres.
Book: 16, Page: 7, Grantor: Dunn, F. L & G. L., Grantee: Shelton, James. L. Tr., Date: 13-Sep-1897
F. L. Dunn and G[?] L. Dunn, his wife of the first part, James Shelton trustee of the second part, and Robert Shelton of the third part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of $1, paid by the second part to first part … the parties of the first part do grant …. That certain tract of land in Louisa, near Trevilians depot containing by estimation 197 acres, it being the same land conveyed to the said F. L. Dunn by F. W. Sims, Special Commissioner in the cause of Pannill & wife vs. Dunn etc. by deed dated June 18, 1891 and recorded in Louisa Co. Court Clerks Office June 19, 1891, references being here made ….
Book: 16, Page: 12, Grantor: Dunn, James & Caroline, Grantee: Porter, P. B., Date: 19-Oct-1897
For 322 1/4 acres Pt. Rock Corner F. W. Sanders line & corner to J. J. Porter. N7W 32.25chains, Rock to J. J. Porter in R. M. Kents line, S79W, 12.4 Chains, Red Oak corner to Kent, S77.75W, 21 chains, rock corner to Kent on E. side of a road, S77W, 16.38 chains, large Chestnut oak, corner Kent & John Allen, S75W, 6.87 chains, forked Chestnut Oak corner Allen & Harry Johnson on W. side of a road, S14.5W, 5.07 chains, rock corner to Harry Johnson & Hezekiah Saunders, along Saunders, S3E, 11.12 chains, oak stump corner to Saunders in the road at what is known as Five Forks, S5E, 21.92 Chains, corner in road w/rock pointer w/Jos. A. Walton, N84E, 4.5 chains, rock corner in Walton Line, S48E, 6.08 chains, Sweet Gum in flat corner to Walton, S17E, 20.25 chains, corner w/rock pointer in road w/S. M. ? Powell & Thos. Baber, 28.44 chains along road, rock w/pine pointers, corner old road enters present road corner to Baber, N79.75E 155 chains?, rock corner to Baber & J.W. Nunn, N23W, 18.1 chains, rock corner to Nunn, N6.25E, 5.4 chains, N4.25E, 6.57chains, creek, N44.25E, 4.4chains, rock at south end of old mill pond dam, N70.25E, 13.75 chains to beginning.
Book: 16, Page: 12, Grantor: Dunn, James & Caroline, Grantee: Porter, P. B., Date: 19-Oct-1897
Beg. At rock corner in Saunders line & corner to Porters line; N7W; 32.24C; to a rock in Porters in R. M. Kents line; S79W; 12.40C; red oak corner to Kent; S77.75W; 21C; rock corner said Kent on east side of a road; S77W; 16.38C; large Chestnut Oak corner on Kent & John Allen; S75W; 6.87C to forked Chestnut to Allen & Harry Johnson; on west side of a road; S14.5W; 5.07C; rock corner to Harry Johnson and Hezikiah Saunders; S3E; 11.12C; oak stump corner to Saunders in the road at what is known as Five Forks; S5E; 21.92C; corner in road with Jos. A. Walton; N84E; 4.5C; rock corner with Walton; S74E; 6.07C; rock corner to Walton; S48E; 6.08C; Sweet Gum corner to Walton; S17E; 20.25C; corner in road with S. M. D. Powell & Thos. F. Baber; along road; ; 28.44C; Rock where old road enters the present road, corner to Baber; N79.75E; 155C; rock corner to Bagby & J.W. Nunn; N23W; 18.19C; rock corner to Nunn; N6.25E; 5.4C; corner to Nunn; N4.25;E; 6C; corner with Nunn in the Creek; N44.25E; 4.4C; rock corner to Nunn at south end of an old Mill Pond Dam; N70.25E; 13.75C; to beginning.
Book: 16, Page: 13, Grantor: Dunn, James & Caroline, Grantee: Porter, P. B., Date: 19-Oct-1897
$1.00 for 322 1/4 acres I have copy of M&B
Book: 16, Page: 120, Grantor: H.W. Quarles, Grantee: Grace C. Adams, Date: 20-Dec-1897
H.W. Quarles to Grace C. Adams of Louisa for $50.00 Beg at a point 64 feet from 1st street and Louisa Avenue, etc. this strip of land is 20 feet wide and 215 feet long is in addition to land Adams bought from Quarles by deed 18 Sep 1894 and recorded DB 1894 p 549.
Book: 16, Page: 416, Grantor: W. J. Coleman and Lizzie E., his wife, Grantee: Virginia Reduction Works and Mining, Date: 01-Aug-1896
W.J. Coleman, Trustee and Lizzie E., his wife, of Louisa to the Virginia Reduction Works and Mining Co. for $5,000 and other valuable considerations, paid in part and part to be paid ($4,800) with interest covered by obligation of W. J. Coleman, Trustee to the Equitable Investment Co., which by accepting this deed the Virginia Reduction Works and Mining Co. binds itself to pay said Equitable Investment Co. Land on C & O at Mineral City adjoining T. Young, John Hunter, Towsey, Hemmer, Estes and others which was conveyed to W.J. Coleman Trustee by Equitable Investment Co. by deed 29 May 1896; excepting lots sold to Walter L. Bishop by W.J. Coleman trustee and Lizzie E. his wife 1 Jun 1896. Sig. W. J. Coleman and Lizzie E. Coleman
Book: 16, Page: 421, Grantor: W. E. Leake and Beverley A., his wife, Grantee: Walter L. Bishop, Date: 20-Jun-1898
W. E. Leake and Beverley A., his wife to Walter L. Bishop $10., lot #20 in block 57 of Mineral City fronting 25' on St. Mary's Ave. and running back 125' due west to an alley. Sig. W. E. Leake and Beverley A. Leake.
Book: 16, Page: 437, Grantor: Seymore A. Strauss, Grantee: Walter Leonard Bishop, Date: 07-May-1898
Release 7 May 1898 Seymore A. Strauss, Trustee of Richmond to Walter Leonard Bishop of Louisa 2nd and Soloman W. Fleshman and Lewis Z. Morris of Richmond 3rd. Bishop ordered to secure $318.50 to Fleshman and Morris in trust land on C & O Rail road leading from Pendlton Station to Mineral City containing 25 1/4 acres conveyed to Bishop by Fleshman and Morris 5 Jul 1893.
Book: 17, Page: 42, Grantor: S.W. Wilson, Grantee: W.L. Bishop, Date: 12-Oct-1898
S.W. Wilson to W.L. Bishop $93.00 for lots # 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 24, 27, 28, and 19 in block 57, also # 1 and 3 in block 11. Sig. S.W. Wilson.
Book: 17, Page: 65, Grantor: M. M. Gilliam 1st, Grantee: Equitable Investment Co., 2nd, Date: 10-Oct-1898
M. M. Gilliam 1st, Trustee to Equitable Investment Co., 2nd, to Title and Trust co. 3rd., by deed 17 May 1894 recorded 5 Jun 1894. Equitable in order to secure to Title and Trust co. $1,700. conveyed all of real estate on C & O Rail Road at and near Mineral City being part of land formerly owned by Reuben B. Davis and conveyed to Equitable Investment Co. by George K. Anderson substitute trustee in deed W. R. Goodwin to Jesse J. Porter, trustee recorded 7 Sep 1892, except such of said real estate as had been conveyed by Equitable Investment co. to H. W. Quarles lot known as Hotel lot. Said sum of $1,700 has been fully paid to Title and Trust Co. and this deed releases and confirms to Equitable Investment Co. from 1st party. sig. M.M. Gilliam, Trustee for Title and Trust Co. attest: J. R. Williams, President and John Tyler, Sec., Richmond, Va.
Book: 17, Page: 101, Grantor: J.H. Warren and Maria E. his wife, Grantee: W.H. Adams, Date: 14-Nov-1891
J.H. Warren and Maria E. his wife to W.H. Adams all of Louisa for $91. land in Mineral City, lot #6 in block 13 on Louisa Avenue with appurtenances and buildings being same land conveyed to J.H. Warren by W.O. Smith and wife by deed 5 May 1896.
Book: 17, Page: 113, Grantor: J. G. May, Grantee: S. W. Wilson., W.J. Coleman, Date: 05-Jul-1898
J. G. May, trustee, to S. W. Wilson. Whereas W.J. Coleman trustee by deed recorded DB 15 p 101 dated 26 May 1896 conveyed to J.G. May along with other real estate to secure Equitable Investment Co. . List lots and blocks in Mineral.
Book: 17, Page: 121, Grantor: Jesse J. Porter, clerk, Grantee: William E. Bibb, Date: 01-Nov-1898
Jesse J. Porter, clerk of Court of Louisa to William E. Bibb. Real-estate described was purchased in name of the auditor at a sale thereof for taxes and W. E. Bibb applied to purchase and affidavit made that there was no officer of other person connected in any way with the Virginia New England Mining Co. within the state of Virginia all being nonresidents . No person could be found. W.E. Bibb purchased for $72.66 in back taxes land adjoining F. A. Hemmer's estate, John Hunter's estate, Bishop and Embry, William Nuckolls, A.J. Groom, Harry Baker and Whitlocks estate near Mineral. Chancery Suit Box 98 Complaint S.W. Wilson assignee against R. N. Speck, Receiver against Mineral City Mining, Manufacturing and Land Co. sum of $12,797.19 as of 20 Sep 1897 . Complaintenant charges Mineral City Mining Manufacturing and Land Co. is "utterly insolvent. Assets of the company are 2 notes for $240. each payable in 6 and 18 months executed by W. E. Lett on 11 Jul 1891. Said company ceased to do any business. Lett is a non resident of State of Virginia and resides in New York City. Wilson charges Lett is real owner of 239 3/4 acres and mining equipment which he sold to Louis J.M. McKenna for $1.00 and McKenna in turn the same day sold to Margaret M. Lett for $1.00 to try to hide Lett's assets from the court and from her as a creditor of said Land Co.
Book: 17, Page: 139, Grantor: Catharine J. Sims and Thomas J. Sims, her husband, Grantee: Mary F. Smith, Date: 11-Feb-1896
Catharine J. Sims and Thomas J. Sims, her husband of Jackson township, Louisa Co. to Mary F. Smith of Jackson Township $134 for 16 3/4 acres where Catharine J. and Thomas J. Sims reside adjoining Mealy, 3 Chopt Road and M. L. Brooks.
Book: 17, Page: 182, Grantor: H. E. Havens and Jesse F. his wife, Grantee: James V. Luce, Date: 19-Oct-1898
H. E. Havens and Jesse F. his wife to James V. Luce $1. an undivided half interest in land in Louisa on Contrary Creek containing about 244 acres being same land conveyed to H E. Havens and Luce Brothers by John W. Davis exor. of R. B. Davis, Dec'd by deed 20 Sep 1880 and recorded 4 Oct 1880 in Louisa. Land being land formerly owned by Richard Talley now deceased. Justices in New London County, Conn. certify for H E. Havens and Jesse. Rec. 19 Jan 1899.
Book: 17, Page: 191, Grantor: MCMM&L Co., Grantee: Charles B. Vest, Date: 23-May-1891
MCMM&L Co. for $1.00 to Charles B. Vest #11 block 123 on Albemarle Ave., #19 in block 23 on Mineral Ave., #1 block 80 on Louisa Ave, #25 block 134 on Mineral for a total of four blocks. Sig. R. P. Talley, Pres, and S.W. Wilson
Book: 17, Page: 212, Grantor: S.W. Wilson, Grantee: Robert P. Orr, Date:
Agreement of S.W. Wilson to Robert P. Orr. A long list of block and lot numbers for $1,500.
Book: 17, Page: 227, Grantor: S. W. Wilson, Grantee: R. P. Orr, Date: 09-Feb-1899
Whereas S. W. Wilson, a widow woman of Mineral City entered into agreement with Robert P. Orr of Newport News 9 Feb 1899she now sells part of that land to R. P. Orr for $1,000. List of blocks and lots.
Book: 17, Page: 247, Grantor: Robert G. Thomasson, Grantee: J. G. May , Thomasson to May, Date: 16-Feb-1899
Robert G. Thomasson to J. G. May trustee Thomasson to May one Engine and boiler, saws, saw fixtures, loggers, truck, horses, mule oxen, grist mill, furniture, etc.
Book: 17, Page: 251, Grantor: S.W. Wilson, Grantee: H.R. Quarles, Date: 23-Feb-1899
Release 23 Feb 1899 S.W. Wilson to H.R. Quarles $80.00 All lots in block 1, all lots in block 2 except #9, all lots in block 3 and lot #14 in block 23. S.W. Wilson is owner of judgement against Mineral city Land Co. as assigned of T. R. N. Speak, Receiver. S.W. Wilson releases these lots from the lien.
Book: 17, Page: 332, Grantor: Lizzie E. Coleman wife, Grantee: Robert P Orr, Date: 05-Apr-1899
Lizzie E. Coleman wife of W. J. Coleman of Mineral to Robert P Orr. Whereas W. J. Coleman as trustee by deed recorded DB 1896 p 101 on 10 Jun 1896 to John G. May in trust Lizzie releases her dower to clear title.
Book: 17, Page: 344, Grantor: William H. Adams and Josephine C. Adams, Grantee: Grace C. Adams, Date: 18-Feb-1897
William H. Adams and Josephine C. Adams to Grace C. Adams, their daughter, all of Louisa co., land purchased from John Z Grooms, Louisa A. Grooms, James G. Grooms, Virginia A. Bond and Sarah E. Trunbow heirs of James G. Grooms, dec'd. by deed 2 Feb 1897 on north side bounded by lands of Nitro Phosphate Co. and others, east by county road leading from Mineral City to Sulphur Mines, on south and west by Arminius Chemical co. 44 acres. for $1.00
Book: 17, Page: 380, Grantor: Robert P. Orr and Agness B. Orr his wife, Grantee: Mineral City Land Corp, Date: 01-Jun-1899
Robert P. Orr and Agness B. Orr his wife of Newport News to Mineral City Land Corp $500. special warranty all those certain lots and parcels of ground known as Mineral City in Plan of Mineral City made by W. L. Bishop Engineer and surveyor on 15 May 1890 recorded in DB 11 p 604. List pages of lots and block numbers.
Book: 17, Page: 394, Grantor: Mineral City Land Co., Grantee: L. a. Kellar, Date: 09-Jun-1899
Mineral City Land Co. to L. a. Kellar of Mineral city, $50.00 lots # 15, 16, 32 in block 39 with all appurtenances. No intoxicating mixtures to be manufactured or sold for 5 years . Mineral City Land Co. will acquire title to lot #31 in block 39 and convey same to Kellar. Sig. Robert P. Orr, Pres, George Nelms Wise, Sec. and Trea.
Book: 17, Page: 401, Grantor: Mineral City Land Co., Grantee: Bettie D. Smith, Date: 07-Jun-1899
Mineral City Land Co. for $650. to Bettie D. Smith of Mineral City, lots #29,30,31 in block 23 with appurtenances. Mine rights reserved by grantor. No liquor to be sold for 5 years . Sig. Mineral City Land Co., Robert P. Orr president, George Nelms Wise, Secretary and Treasurer. MARGIN NOTE examined and delivered to W. J. Nelms attorney for Bettie D. Smith.
Book: 17, Page: 429, Grantor: Estes, Grantee: W.H. Adams, Date: 01-Jul-1897
By decree in chancery in cause of Estes vs. Estes pending in Louisa court Sep 21, 1897, W.H. Adams became purchaser of 27 acres upon condition he place improvements for the benefit of plaintiffs then he was to have the residue of the 27 acres above the lot on which the improvements were done. Adams having complied with the improvements on said lot has taken possession of residue of 20 acres all of which is recognized by Josephine H. Estes the widow of one of the plaintiffs. Adams has contracted to sell to A.J. Smitz 3 3/5 acres of the residue of the 20 acres for $350. Now W.H. Adams and Josephine C. Adams, his wife, of the 1st part, Josephine H. Esters of the 2nd part, to A.J. Smitz 3 3/5 acres near Mineral City being portion of the 20 acres of land purchased by William B. Estes from Reuben B. Davis estate as per survey made by Nunn adjoining Estes line where the east line of Albemarle Ave crosses to the main county road, down the county road to a point where the Estes property adjoins Mineral City on the line of block 8.
Book: 17, Page: 436, Grantor: S.W. Wilson, Grantee: Grace Curtis Adams, Date: 03-Jul-1899
S.W. Wilson to Grace Curtis Adams for $10.00 lots #5 and 7 in block 13 on Louisa Ave.
Book: 17, Page: 440, Grantor: Dunn, Thomas R. (admin), Grantee: Hunter, John Jr., Date: 17-Jul-1899
part of 146 acres … 39 1/7 acres. Bid $4/per acre 19 Dec 1891. Adjoining Joseph Perkins & others. Beg. Point in Byrd Mill road to Hilliard Jacksons along road S1.75W; 55P+15L; old stump on west side of road, corner to Joseph Perkins & Foster; S83.75E; 101P+16L; corner to John Price in Fosters line N12E; 62P+14L; rock corner w/ Hilliard Jackson in Prices line, along Jackson S87.25W; 113P+18L; to beg.
Book: 17, Page: 447, Grantor: Bettie D. Smith and George B. Smith her husband, Grantee: W. J. Nelm, Date: 01-Jun-1899
Bettie D. Smith and George B. Smith her husband of Louisa 1st, W.J. Nelms Trustee of city of Newport News 2nd, Mineral City Land Co. 3rd. Bettie D. Smith and George B. Smith to W. J. Nelms. Lots #29, 30, 31, in block 23 in trust to secure $550. in 55 payments of $10.00 each.
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