[Transcribed by Christopher Beall from a copy of the recorded document. Explanatory notes added within square brackets.]
GEORGIA, WASHINGTON COUNTY:
This Indenture made the 26th day of March, 1929 between Sallie A. Beall acting in her representative capacity as the administratrix of the estate of O. H. P. Beall, deceased, late of said County, as party of the first part, and O. G. Baker, Miss Mamie K. Baker and Mrs. R. B. Whitworth, as parties of the second part, WITNESSETH:
That O. H. P Beall while a resident of Washington County, Georgia, departed this life intestate and at the time of his death he was seized and possessed in fee of the lands herinafter described; that the party of the first part was legally appointed as administratrix upon his estate by the Court of Ordinary of Washington County, Georgia, which Court had and has jurisdiction of said estate, and she has qualified and is now acting as the administratrix of said estate under and by virtue of Letters of Administration issued to her out of said Court; that in order to pay the debts it was necessary to sell the lands belonging to said estate and for this purpose the party of the first part applied to the Court of Ordinary of said County for leave to sell said lands and after issuance of legal citation thereon and publication thereof once a week for four weeks as required by law, the said Court of Ordinary at the September 1925 term thereof did pass an order granting leave to the party of the first part to sell said lands for the purpose of paying the debts of said estate, the said order directing that the lands hereinafter described be sold before the Court house door of Warren County, Georgia, after due advertisement; that the party of the first part did advertise the land, herinafter described, for sale at public outcry on the first Tuesday in February 1929 before the Court house door of Warren COunty, Georgia, said advertisement having been published once a week for four consecutive weeks next preceding the day of sale in the Warrenton Clipper, the newspaper in which the advertisements of the Sheriff of Warren County, are published; that on the day of sale as advertised, towit, on the first Tuesday in February 1929, the party of the first part did put up and expose for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash during the legal hours of sale before the courthouse door of Warren County, Georgia, the lands hereinafter described, and at said sale said lands were knocked off and sold to the said parties of the second part at and for the price and sum of Four Thousand and Fifty Dollars ($4,050.00); they being the highest and best bidders at said sale and said sum of Four Thousand and Fifty Dollars ($4.050.00) being the highest and best bid obtainable thereat.
Therefore the said party of the first part as administratrix as aforesaid, for and in consideraton of Four Thousand and Fifty Dollars ($4,050.00) to her in hand paid by the said parties of the second part at or before the signing, sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, has granted, bargained, sold aliened and conveyed, and by these presents does grant, bargain, sell, alien and convey unto the said parties of the second part and to their heirs and assigns, the following lands, towit:
That tract of land situate in the 154th. District G. M. of Warren County, Georgia, at, near, around, adjacent to and in the vicinity of Beall Springs, containing ninety (90) acres, more or less, and bounded on the North by the road to Long Creek Church, the Warrenton public road and by lands of Jackson estate; On the East by lands now or formerly belonging to West Kelly, the estate of Fulghum, the Mitchell public road and the Beall Spring Reservation; On the South by lands now or formerly belonging to G. W. Baker, Oscar Baker, Fannie Baker and Missoura Baker; and on the West by the Mitchell public road and by lands of the estate of Baker and of the estate of Fowler.
Also five building lots of land, each containing one-half acre, more or less, laid off, situate and being at, near, and in the the vicinity of Beall Spring and of the the above described tract, in the 154th. District, G. M. of Warren County, Georgia.
Also an undivided three-eight's interest in the Beall Spring Reservation of land consisting of thirteen acres, more or less, said reservation, surrounding and including the spring known as Beall's Spring and being situate in the 154th. District, G. M. of Warren County, Georgia, Also three building lots Nos. 1, 2, and 3 containing two acres each, more or less, and more fully described in subdivision of Estate of Mrs. Manervia Beall as recorded in Book "GG" Folio 115 & 116 of record in Superior Court, Warren County, Georgia.
This conveyance is intended to embrace and include and it does embrace and include any and all interest in lands at, near and in the vicinity of said Beall's Spring of which O. H. P. Beall was seized and possessed at the time of his death.
Together will all and singular the improvements, casements, priviledges, emoluments, commodities, hereditaments, rights, members and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining.
To have and to Hold the said lots, tracts or parcels of land above described and hereby conveyed, with the hereditaments and appurtenances, unto the said parties of the second part their heirs and assigns, forever in fee sinple, to have, hold, use, control and enjoy the same in as full and ample a manner and to the same extent as the said O. H. P. Beall, deceased, held, owned, controlled, and enjoyed the same in his lifetime.
In witness whereof the said party of the first part, as administratrix as aforesaid, has hereunto set her hand and seal and delivered these presents the day and year first above written.