11 1/8 acres
Deliv. to W. B. Modesett-January 4/60
Henry A. Wise Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia: To all to whom these Presents shall come Greeting: Know Ye, That in conformity with a survey made on the twenty sixth day of November one thousand eight hundred and fifty six, by virtue of Land Office Treasury Warrant No. 11,148 there is granted by the said Commonwealth, unto Joshua Burucker a certain Tract or Parcel of Land, containing eleven and one eighth acres lying in Page County, on the west side of the Blue Ridge, near the foot thereof, adjoining the lands of Mann & William Snyder, Monroe Burucker and Jacob Aleshire, and bounded as follows, Viz: Beginning at a chestnut sapling growing from a stump near a bending white oak, corner to Monroe Burucker in Mann & William Snyders line, and extending thence with the said Burucker line, S. 17 ½ E. 93 76/100 poles to a double chestnut oak on a hill side in a very stony place, corner to Jacob Aleshire, thence with the said Aleshire line, N. 50 W. 70 8/10 poles to between a chestnut tree & chestnut oak in the said Mann & William Snyders line, thence with their line, N. 31 E. 51 6/10 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 Joshua Burucker and his heirs forever.
In witness whereof, the said Henry A. Wise 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 first day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight and of the Commonwealth the eighty second.
Henry A. Wise