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This Indenture made this twenty seventh day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty, Between
Edward D. WILSON of the town of Portsmouth in the County of Norfolk of the one part and
Thomas C. CASEY of the County of Currituck State of North Carolina of the other part, Whereas the Court of Norfolk in a suit therin depending in which
Thomas C. CASEY was complainant and Arthur BELL there of Norfolk
County in whose hands the estate of John W. WOIODARD, decíd had been committed by an order of the said Court,
Elizabeth WOODARD widow of said John W. WOODARD and Thomas and Samuel WOODARD
infant orphans of the said John W. WOODARD, decíd. defendants at the June Term in the year 1820 did device and order that the said
Edward D. WILSON make sale of the tract of land therein mentioned containing sixty five acres more or less at public auction for ready money, subject to the dower of the defendant
Elizabeth after giving thirty one days whereof the time and place of sale and divide the proceeds thereof as in the said device is directed and the said
Edward D. WILSON in purnance of the said devise, did on this Twenty ninth day of July 1820 expose in sale at public auction for ready money (due notice of the time and place of such sale having been given) the said sixty five acres of Land, subject to the dower of the said Elizabeth WOODARD when the aforesaid
Thomas C. CASEY became the higher bidder and purchased at the price of two hundred and thirty dollars, This Indenture therefore witnesseth that the said
Edward D. WILSON for and inconsideration of the aforesaid sum of two hundred and thirty dollars wherein by the said
Thomas C. CASEY on hand paid, the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged , hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell alien enheoff(?) and confirm unto the said
Thomas C. CASEY his heirs and assigns forever, the aforesaid tract of Land, containing sixty five acres, binding on the west side of the main road, thence running westerly binding on the Land of
John HODGES, SR., decíd and the Land of Henry SMITH, decíd to a line of
Daniel LEVITTS, decíd thence southerly on said line so far as to complete the said Sixty five acres, thence easterly a straight course in the said main road thence Northerly on said road to the said
John HODGES, SR. land the place of beginning as described in a deed of Trust executed by
John W. WOODARD to secure the payment of a debt due John HODGES, SR. on the 5th March 1805 and recorded in the Court of Norfolk County with all and singular the premises and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining , and the revisions and remainders and reminders rents issues and profits thereof and of every part and parts(?) thereof unto him the said
Thomas C. CASEY his heirs and assigns forever to and for the only proper use and behoof of him the said his heirs and assigns forever. To Have and to hold the said ___piece or parcel of Land and promises with its appurtenances, into him the said
Thomas C. CASEY his heirs and assigns forever against the claim of him the said
Edward D. WILSON hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal this day and year first herein written.
/s/ Edward D. WILSON [seal]
Signed Sealed & Delivered in the Presence of
Robert H. WILSON In the Clerks office of Norfolk County the 23rd day of February 1821.
The forgoing Deed was acknowledged by Edward D. WILSON and admitted to record
Test Wm. WILSON,C,C
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