DEED

Adam Owens to Joshua Gard
May 3, 1773
50 acres estimated

North Carolina, Tyrrell County - To all to whom these present shall come greeting know ye that I Adam Owens of county and province afsd planter, for and in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds current money of this province to me in hand paid by Joshua Gard of the county and province afsd planter have given granted bargained and sold and by these presents do fully freely clearly and absolutely give grant bargain sell alien enfeoff release convey confirm assign transfer and set over unto him the said Joshua Gard his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation fifty acres more or less lying and being in the county and province afsd on the east side of Alligator River beginning at a beach about 10 poles along a line formerly belonging to George Whidbey thence along his line S 40 E 46 to a pine then S 67 E 166 poles to a pine then NE to the given line then down the given line to the sound then the various courses of the sound to the first station it being part or a tract of land patent by John Mixon for two hundred and ten acres by grant bearing date the 29 th of September 1775. Reference thereunto being had will more fully appear. To have and to hold the afsd tract of land with all and singular the rights privileges commodities hereditaments appurtenance and apparatus hereunto belonging or in any wise appertain unto him the said Joshua Guard his heirs and assigns forever in as full and ample manner to all intents and purposes as the most learned in the law can devise free from all manner of incumbrances whatsoever, The conditions an provisions of the Lords Grants only excepted unto him the said Joshua Gard his heirs and assigns forever, further I the said Adam Owens for myself my heirs executors administrators and assigns forever do convey and agree to and with the said Joshua Gard his heirs and assigns that the said bargained premises and every part thereof is free and clear from the lawful claim and demand of me the said Adam Owens my heirs executors administrators or assigns there of is free and clear form lawful claim and demand of me the said Adam Owens my heirs executors administrators or assigns also from the claim and demand of all and every other person or persons whatsoever claiming from by or under me my heirs executors administrator or assigns or any or either of them. In witness where of I the said Adam Owens have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal this third day of May anno Domini, one thousand seven hundred and seventy three.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us.

Zachariah Hunnings
Thomas Owens

Adam Owens


Registered October 12, 1774
By Jeremiah Frazier Regs.

Received this third day of May one thousand seven hundred and seventy three the whole and entire quantity of fifty thousand good merchantable eighteen inch shingles being the sum that was due for the within bargained premises, I say recd by me.

Proved in open court by oath of Thomas Owens and ordered to be registered, Edward Buncombe Clk.


Remarks: Tyrrell County Deed Book 5, part 1, page 293, 294, 295

 

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