(Approximate transcription, i.e. as best as I could read it - Roland Geiger)
State of Teas. Know all men by these present that I Peter Wallerath of the County of Bexar of Bexar Bexar, in the State aforesaid in Consideration of the Sum of Eighteen Thousend Dollars to me paid by Charles N. Riotte of the County and state aforeseid, the receipt of which is hereby filed, acknowledged and confessed, have granted, bargained sold and released and by these presents do grand, bargain, sell and release unto the said, all my right, title, interest, claim and demand in and to certain tracts or parcles of land containing: 1st Five hundred acres situated on the west side of the Cibolo Creek, being the same land sold on the 20th day of December 1849 by Henry Collker to me and Charles N. Riotte and by Adolph Schmidt on the 3rd day of September sold to Henry Vollker and by James Skinner on the 24th day of February 1849 sold to said Adolph Schmidt and by Enoch Jones sold to said Skinner. On the 6th of March 1847. / 2nd Eighteen acres of land being a portion of land that I and Charles N. Riotte exchanged other land for with Levy Mercer being formerly apart of No 65 beginnung where the South line of No 65 crosses the Cibolo a Stkae o the bank fo the creek. from which a clm (?) 8 in dir (?) N 18°N 273 varsa hackberry sin dia N 87 E__ varas. There S60 N 450 varas to a Stake sit at the corner of Riotte fence from which a Mesquite 14 in dir N 11 ½ C 20 varas. There No 30° N in die Same direction of Riotte piece 216 varas a Stake from which a Mesquite 14 in dies 6__ N12 & 20 varas. There N60 & 580 varas a Stake on bank of Creek. Pecan ___ for corner 4 in dier from which a sycamon 5 in die _erns N_N_varas Plena down the Cibolo with ist Mean__ to the place of beginning. Together with all and singular the rights member hereditamens and appartinances to the same belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining to have and to hold all and sigular the promises above mentioned unto the said Charles N. Riotte his heirs and assigns forever and I do herby bind my __ my exicular and administrator to warrant and and forever def__ all and singular the said premises unto the said Charles N. Riotte, his heirs and assigns against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part therof in testimony whereof I have herwith set my hand and seal (using Scroll for seal). on the Cibolo, Bexar County this eight (8) day of September in the year of Our Lord Eighteen hundred and fifty one.
Signed Sealed and delivered in persona of P. Wallerath