Land Patent to Thomas Montague

86 acres Perquimans Precinct

    His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatine and the Rest of the true & absolute Lords PropRs: of Carolina  To all persons to whom these Presents shall come Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Know Ye that We the said Lords and absolute PropRs: according to our Great Deed of Grant bearing Date the first Day of May Anno Dom: 1668 Given to our County of Albemarle under our Hands and Great Seal of our said Province Do hereby give & Grant unto Thomas Mountague of Our said County a Tract of Land Containing Eighty Six Acres Lying in Perquimons Precinct Beginning at a Red Oak in Thomas Bossellís Back Line then So.19:Wt:55 then So: 58 Wt; 43 po: then  No: 55 Wt:18 Po Wt.5 No: 30 po: then No.32 Wt. 20 po. then No: 22 Wt: 38 po. to a Chinkapin No: 38 Et: 198 po. to sd: Line then with his line So.139 po. to the ffirst Station, Being Due for the Importation on One Person for Every ffifty Acres As Appears or Record Under this Patent.

    To have and to hold the said Land with all Rights & Priviledges of hunting hawking,  fishing and fowling with all Woods Waters & Rivers with all Profits Commoditys and Hereditaments to the Same belonging or appertaining (Except one half of all Gold & Silver Mines) unto him the Said  Thomas Mountaque his Heirs and assigns for Ever in as large and ample Manner to all Intents and Purposes as in and by the said Deed is granted or intended.  Yielding and paying unto Us our Heirs and Successors Yearly Every twenty Ninth Day of September the ffee Rent of One Shilling for every fifty Acres hereby granted to be holden of Us our Heirs and Successors in free and common Soccage Provided that if the said Thomas Mountague shall not Seat and plant or Cause to be Seated and planted thereon within three Years after the Date hereof then this patent to be void otherwise to stand and be of full Force. 

    Given under the Seal of the Colony the Twenty Third Day of October Anno Dom: 1730.  Witness our trusty and well beloved Sir Richard Everard Barronet GovR: of North Carolina And our trusty and well beloved Councellors who have hereunto Set their Hands.  Richd. Everhard, Edmd. Gale, J. Worley, Jno. Palin, J. Lovick, Thos. Pollock, C. Gale.

 

Land Patent to Thomas Montague

100 acres Perquimans Precinct

 

    His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatin and the Rest of the true & absolute Lords PropRs: of Carolina  To all Persons to whom the- Presents shall come Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Know Ye that We the said Lords and absolute PropRs: according to our Great Deed of Grant bearing Date the first Day of May Anno Dom: 1668 Given to our County of Albemarle under our Hands and Great Seal of our said Province Do hereby give & Grant unto Thomas Mountague of our sd. County a Tract of Land Containing 100 acres beginning at a Chinkapin a marked Tree of the sd. Montagues standing on the South west side of Little River in Perquimons Precinct thence N.22W.20 pole N.45.W160 pole to a Pine then S.38 W.90 po to a pine then S.45. Et. 160 pole to a pine a Corner tree of the sd. Mountagues. Being due for the importation of one Person for every ffifty acres as appears on Record under this Patent.

    To have and to hold the said Land with all Rights & Priviledges of hunting hawking,  fishing and fowling with all Woods Waters & Rivers with all Profits Commoditys and Hereditaments to the Same belonging or appertaining (Except one half of all Gold & Silver Mines) unto him the Said  Thomas Mountaque his heirs and assigns for Ever in as large and ample Manner to all Intents and Purposes as in and by the said Deed is granted or Intended.  Yielding and paying unto Us our Heirs and successors Yearly Every twenty Ninth Day of September the ffee Rent of one Shilling for every fifty Acres hereby granted to be holden of Us our Heirs and Successors in free and common Soccage Provided that if the said Thomas Mountague shall not Seat and plant or Cause to be Seated and planted thereon within three Years after the Date hereof then this patent to be void otherwise to stand and be of full Force.

    Given under the Seal of the Colony the 23d  Day of October Anno Dom: 1730.  Witness our trusty and well beloved Sir Richard Everard Barronet GovR: of North Carolina and our trusty and well beloved Councellors who have hereunto Sett their Hands.  Richd. Everhard, Edmd. Gale, J. Lovick, J. Worley, Jno. Palin, C. Gale, Thos. Pollock.

 

Source:  Albemarle County Records; Vol. 2, pg. 55-56 [Microfilm C.002.10001]

 


 

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