Land Patent to Thomas Stubbs
340 acres Tyrrell Precinct
His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatine & the Rest of the True & Absolute Lords PropRs. of Carolina To all To Whome these Presents shall Come Greeting in Our Lord God Everlasting Know Yee that wee the said Lords and Absolute PropRs. according to our Great Deed of Grant Bearing Date the ffirst day of May Anno Domi 1668 Given to our County of Albemarle Under our hands and Great Seal of Our said Province Doe hereby Give & Grant unto Thomas Stubbs of Our said County a Tract of Land containing Three hundred & fforty Acres Lying in Tyerel Prect. Begining at a Red Oak Blounts Corner Tree in Jasper Hardisons Line runing along Hardisons Line & Mr. Pollocks 340 po. to a pine Due south in Capt. Dowinings Line then Along his Line Et. 168 po. to a Pine John Brownins Corner Tree then binding upon the said Brownings Line to James Beasleys Line No. 840 pole to Mrs. Blounts line then Binding on her Line 168 po. to the first station, Being Due for the Importation of One person for Every fifty Acres as appears upon Record Under this patent
To have and to hold the said Land with all Rights & priviledges of hunting, hawking, ffishing and fowling with all Woods Waters & Rivers with all Profits Comoditys and heriditaments to the same belonging or appertaining (Except one half of all Gold & Silver Mines) Unto him the said Thomas Stubbs 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 Intented Yielding and Paying Unto Us Our heirs and Successors Yearly Every Twenty Ninth day of Septmeber the fee Rent of One Shilling for every ffifty Acres hereby Granted to be holden of Us Our Heirs & Successors in ffree & Comon Soccage, Provided that if the said Thomas Stubbs shall not Seat & 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 & be of ffull force Given under the Seal of the Colony the Seventeenth Day of August Anno Domi 1730. Witness Our Trusty and Well beloved Sir Richard Everard Bart. Governor of No. Carolina & the Rest of Our Trusty & Well Beloved Councellors who have hereunto sett their hands. J. Lovick, C. Gale, Richd. Everhard, Jno. Palin, E. Moseley, Edmd. Gale, Rd. Sanderson, J. Worley.
Source: Albemarle County Records; Vol. 2; pg. 49 [Microfilm C.002.10001]
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