Proceedings of the Council of State, 1751 Oct. 26.
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At a Council held October 26th 1751 To George, Joseph, and Sherwood Walton thirty thousand acres of land were granted on both side of Holson's River with the several branches thereof adjoining the mouth of Doe River in Augusta in three surveys or paying rights when the works are returned to the secretary's office Teste John Blair} Cl Cond.} On the same day we granted to George Walton, Sherwood Walton, Joseph Walton, Thomas Franklin, William Walton, and Joseph Williams sixty thousand acres of land on both sides of Buck or Clinch River, beginning at Clinch's Cabbin, thence up & down in Augusta, and that each person be allowed a separate survey on paying rights when the works are returned to the secretary's office. Teste John Blair} Cl Con'l}
On the same day were granted to George Walton and Joseph Walton twenty thousand acres on both sides of Holson's River, begining at Lyon's upper Cabbin thence up & down, in Augusta on paying Rights when the works are returned to the secretary's office. Teste John Blair} Cl Con'l}