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Thomas S. Prewett Deed of Gift

This Deed made this the 30th day of May 1859 between Thomas S. Prewitt of the first part and Francis Ann Pruett, Sarah Jane Pruett and Thomas M. Pruett of the second part witnessed that for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he the said Thomas S. Prewett bears to his children the said Francis Ann, Sarah Jane and Thomas M. Prewett and for the further consideration of one dollar to him in hand paid he Tthe said homas S. Prewett does give, grant, bargain & sell to the said Francis Ann, Sarah Jane and Thomas M. Prewett one certain tract piece or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Pittsylvania containing about one hundred and twenty five acres being the land whereon the said Thomas S. Prewitt now lives known and called the Mann tract of land which the said Thomas S. Prewett purchased of Elisha D. Waller & Hugh Fallen and the said Thomas S. Prewett warrants to the said Francis Ann, Sarah Jane and Thomas M. Prewett the said tract of land generally with this express understanding and agreement that the said Thomas S. Prewett is to hold and enjoy the land aforesaid for and during his natural life and with this further understanding and agreement that the said Francis Ann, Sarah Jane and Thomas M. Prewett are to hold the said land jointly for twenty five years and they are not to sell the same or their interest in the same for twenty five years from this day but the said Francis Ann, Sarah Jane and Thomas M. Prewett are to hold and enjoy the said land jointly for twenty five years & then they may dispose of the same as they may think proper. Witness the following signature and seal.

Thomas S. Prewett

In the clerk's office of the County Court of Pittsylvania County on the 31st day of May 1859. The foregoing writing was acknowledged by the grantor to be his act and admitted to record.

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