"[. . .] beginning at a stake the S.E. Corner of the tract being described and running thence, N ½ E 25 4/5 poles to a stake lane or road, Thus with South line of road N 88 ½ W 19 7/10 poles to a stake the N.W. Corner of tract being described. Thence S 4 ½ West 26 poles and 21 links; thence N 88 ½ E 21 poles 12 links to beginning. Containing Three acres and sixty poles. We divide said land & convey as follows: Said Andy Avent to Ed Howard and wife one acre on West side, bounded as follows, Beginning at N. W. Corner of whole tract running thence S 4 ½ W 26 poles 21 links to a stake. Thence N 88 ½ E 3 3/5 poles to a skate. Thence N 14 ½ E 24 2/5 poles to a stake. Thence with South side of road N 88 ½ W 8 poles 11 links to the beginning. Containing one acre. Said Ed Howard & wife Conveys to said Andy Avent, that portion of said land embraced in the following boundaries, beginning at the N. West Corner of lot begin described & N.E. Corner of lot Conveyed to Howard and wife, running thence S 14 ½ W. 27 2/5 poles to a stake in North side of lane, Thence with North side of land N 88 ½ E 17 poles 22 links to a stake. Hutcherson S.W. Corner, Thence with his West line N ½ West 25 4/5 poles to South Side of said road, Thence N 88 ½ W. 11 ¼ poles to the beginning, containing two acres & sixty poles."