Land Patent to John Winslow

400 acres Perquimons Precinct

    His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatin and the rest of the True & absolute Lords Prop_ of Carolina To all To whome these presents Shall come Greeting In Our Lord God Everlasting Know Ye that we the said Lords & Absolute PropRs: according to Our Great Deed of Grant Bearing Date the ffirst Day of May 1668 Given to Our County of Albemarle Under Our hands & Great Seal of Our said province Do hereby Give & Grant unto John Winslow of  Our said County a Tract of Land Containing four hundred Acres Lying in Pequimons Prect. On the No.Et. side of Pequimons River Beginning at a Pine a Corner Tree of his Own and Runing along his Line to a corner Pine Then So. 47 Wt.122 po. to a Pine then So. 80 Wt. 70 po into Timo. Winslows Line Then along his Line to a Pine a Corner of his Own & John Hudsons Then along  Hudsons Line 192 po. Then No. 408 po. to a  ?  Then to the ffirst Station Being Due for the Importation of One person for Every ffifty acres as appears upon Record Under this Patent

    To have and to hold the said Land with all Rights and priviledges of hunting hauking fishing fowling with all woods waters and Rivers with all prophits Commodities and Heriditaments to the same belonging or appertaining (Except one Half of all Gold and Silver Mines)  unto him the said (blank) 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 Yealding 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 (blank) shall not Seat and plant or Cause to be seated and planted thereon within three years after the Date hereof then this patine to be void otherwise to stand and be of full force and virtue Given under the Seal of the Conlyny the (blank) Day of  (blank) Anno. Dom 17__ (blank).  Witness our trusty and well beloved Sr: Richard Everhard Barrt: Govr: of North Carolina and our Trusty and well beloved Counsellrs. who have hereunto sett their Hands.  Given Under the Seal of the Colony this 9th: Day of November Anno Domini: 1730.  Witness our Trusty and well beloved Sr. Richard Everhard Bart. Govern. Of North Carolina & the rest of Our Trusty and well beloved Councillors who have hereunto set their hands.  Richd Everard, Jno. Palin, J. Worley, C. Gale, Thos. Pollock, Robert West.

Recorded in the Secretys. Office.


Source: Albemarle County Records; Vol. 2; pg. 60 [Microfilm C.002.10001]


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