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Abraham Bast The State of Texas DEED To: County of Dallas David King et al. Know all men by these presents that I, Abraham Bast of the County of Dallas & state of Texas for the consideration of the pure veneration that I have for the Baptist Church, have this day given, granted and conveyed and do by these presents give, grant and convey unto David King, Thomas Wright, Jesse Wright, Joseph Brittain & Wesley Cockrell, trustees of the said Five Mile Church, and to their successors in office all and singular the following described tract of land for the purpose of erecting a Baptist Church and School-house. In said house, when erected there is to be no church established except the Baptist, but to be used by other denominations to preach in when not occupied by said Baptist for religious purposes or purposes of worship but to be used by all denominations of Christians as well as non-professors of religion for school purposes to wit - two acres of land more or less situated in the County of Dallas and state of Texas on the South side of Five Mile creek, on section No. 2 township one south of the first base line and range 2 West of the first or principal meridian, beginning at three elms from the same root, from which a Spanish Oak 12 inches in diameter bears 15 feet South and a Spanish Oak 10 inches in diameter bears East 24 feet. Thence East 23 poles to a stake in the prairie, thence South 14 poles to a stake in the prairie. Thence West 25 poles to a stake in the prairie; thence North 14 poles to a stake in the prairie, thence East 2 poles to the beginning. To have and to hold the above described premises unto said Trustees of said Five Mile Church for the purposes aforesaid, and to their successors in office forever. Witness my hand and scrawl for seal this the 2nd day of February 1859. (mark of Abraham Bast) The State of Texas County of Dallas Personally appeared before the undersigned authority Abraham Bast who is to me well known, and acknowledged the execution of the foregoing deed to be his act for the purposes and considerations therein specified. On testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and official seal at office in Dallas this 2nd day of Feb. A.D. 1859. W. K. Measten, Clk. Filed for Record Feb 2nd 1859 at 3 o'clock P.M. W. K. Measten, Clk.
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