Land Patent to Francis Pugh

102 acres Chowan Precinct

 

    His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatine & the rest of the true & absolutes Lords Proprietors of  North Carolina  To all persons to whom thefe prefents shall come Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Know ye that we the said Lords & Abfolute Propes  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 & Great Seale of our said Province do hereby Give & Grant unto Francis Pugh Gent of our County a Tract of Land containing One hundred Two Acres lying in Chowan Precinct at the Aflat Swamp.

    To have & to hold the said Land with all rights & priviledges of hunting Hawking fishing & Fowling with all Woods Waters & Rivers with all profits Comoditys & Hereditaments to the Same belonging or appertaining (Excepting one half of all Gold & Silver Mines) unto him the said Francis Pugh his heirs & assignes for Ever in as large & ample manner to all Intents & Purposes as in & by the said Deed is granted or Intented Yielding & paying unto us our heirs & SuccessoRs: Yearly every twenty ninth day of September the fee rent of one Shilling for every fifty acres hereby granted to be holden of us our heirs & Successors in free & Comon Soccage Provided that if the said Francis Pugh shall not Seat & Plant or Cause to be Seated & planted thereon within three Years after the date hereof then this Patent to be Void otherwise to stand & be of full force Given under the Seale of the Colony the fifth day of Novemr. anno Dom 1728  Wittness our Trusty and Well beloved Sir Richard Everhard Bart. Govr. & the rest of our Trusty & Wellbeloved Councellors who have hereunto sett their hands.  Richd; Everhand, E. Moseley, Richd: Sanderson, J. Lovick, Thos. Pollock, Edmd. Gale, Robert West, J. Worley.

 

Land Patent to Francis Pugh

228 acres Chowan Precinct 

 

    His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatine & the rest of the true & absolutes Lords Proprietors of  North Carolina  To all persons to whom thefe prefents shall come Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Know ye that we the said Lords &Abfolute Propes

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 & Great Seale of our said Province do hereby Give & Grant unto Francis Pugh Gent of our County a Tract of Land containing Two hundred Twenty eight Acres lying in Chowan Precinct at the head of the Watering Swamp.

    To have & to hold the said Land with all rights & priviledges of hunting Hawking fishing & Fowling with all Woods Waters & Rivers with all profits Comoditys & Hereditaments to the Same belonging or appertaining (Excepting one half of all Gold & Silver Mines) unto him the said Francis Pugh his heirs & assignes for Ever in as large & ample manner to all Intents & Purposes as in & by the said Deed is granted or Intented Yielding & paying unto us our heirs & SuccessoRs: Yearly every twenty ninth day of September the fee rent of one Shilling for every fifty acres hereby granted to be holden of us our heirs & Successors in free & Comon Soccage Provided that if the said Francis Pugh shall not Seat & Plant or Cause to be Seated & planted thereon within three Years after the date hereof then this Patent to be Void otherwise to stand & be of full force Given under the Seale of the Colony the fifth day of Novemr. anno Dom 1728  Wittness our Trusty and Well beloved Sir Richard Everhard Barr: Govr. & the rest of our Trusty & Wellbeloved Councellors who have hereunto sett their hands.  Richd; Everhand, E. Moseley,  J. Lovick, Richd. Sanderson,  Thos. Pollock, Edmd. Gale, J. Worley.

 

Source: Albemarle County Records; Vol. 2; pgs. 42-43

 


 

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