James Jorden Senr – 100 acres in Cabell County
situated on the Mud River

sold to William Saxton
March 4, 1813
for $50

This Indenture made and entered into the fourth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, between James Jorden Senr of Cabell County and State of Virginia of the one part, and William Saxton in the County and State aforesaid of the other part, Witnesseth that the sd James Jorden Senr for and in consideration of fifty dollars to him in hand paid hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said William Saxton a certan Tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county of Cabell and situated on Mud River and bounded as followeth Towit: beginning on the bank of Mud River on two water burches, thence a strait line to two white oaks, thence a strait line to a white oak and beech, thence a strait line to a Sugar tree on the bank of Mud River thence down the river with the several meander to the Beginning, containing one hundred acres by survey, to have and to hold the said land with all and singular the appurtenances appertaining thereto. And the said James Jorden Senr doth warrant the title of said land free from the claim of himself his heirs or assigns or any person claiming in through or under him. In witness whereof the sd James Jorden Senr hath hereunto set their hand and seal this day and year first above written.

James Jorden {SEAL}

John Morris Senr
Alx Stephenson

At a Court held for Cabell County on Tuesday the sixth day of April 1813, An indenture of bargain and sale between James Jorden Senr. Of the one part and William Sexton of the other part was acknowledged by the said James Jorden Junr [sic] and ordered to be recorded.

Acopy Teste.
Edm’d. Morris Clk. C.C.

Source: Cabell County, West Virginia, Deed Book I, page 270-271