Land Patent to Robert Peyton

640 acres Pamticough River

    His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatine and the Rest of the true & absolute Lords PropRs. of Carolina  To all To whom these presents shall come Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Know Ye that We the said Lords and absolute PropRs: for in in Consideration of the sum of Twelve pounds Sixteen Shillings in hand paid to our Receiver General by Robert Peyton Jr. do hereby give grant sell alien Enfeoff and confirm unto the said Robert Peyton a Tract of Land containing Six hundred and forty acres lying on the South side of Pamticough on the West side of South dividing Creek on a Creek called Harveys Creek beginning at Mr. Turners Corner on his back line on the sd. Creek and running along the sd line S7 W320 poles to a Gum then W7 N.320 pole to an Oak then N7 E320 pole to the main swamp of Harveys Creek and down the winding of the Creek to the first station

    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 Heriditaments to the Same belonging or appertaining (Except one half of all Gold & Silver Mines) unto him the said  Robert Peyton his Heirs and Assigns for Ever. Yielding and paying unto Us our Heirs and Successors Yearly every twenty Ninth day of Septmeber the ffee Rent of one Shilling for every hundred Acres hereby granted to be holden of Us our Heirs & Successors in free & common Soccage Given under the Seal of the Colony the fourteenth Day of Octor. Anno Dom: 1730.

    Witness our trusty and well beloved Sir Richard Everard Barronent GovR: and the Rest of our trusty and well beloved Councellors who have hereunto set their hands.  Richd. Everard, C. Gale, Rd. Sanderson, J. Lovick, Jno. Palin, Robert West.


Source:  Albemarle County Records; Vol. 2, Pg. 53 [Microfilm C.002.10001]

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