At a Court held for Monroe County the 18th day of September
1804 — on the motion of Samuel Clarke it is ordered to be
Recorded that the ear mark of his stock — is as follows
a half crop on the upper part of the right and a half
crop on the under part of the left ear.
Teste Isaac Hutchison
Source: Monroe County Deed Book 1799 – 1805:398, microfilm reel 31, Library of Virginia, Richmond.