Franklin County Deeds

FRANKLIN COUNTY, NC - LAND, Freeman to Hartsfield Deed, 1785
This Indenture made this ninth day of August
in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hun-
dred and eighty five between Howell Freeman
of the County of Franklin and State of North
Carolina of the one part and Jacob Hartsfield
of the same county and state of the other part
witnesseth that the said Howell Freeman for
and in consideration of the sum of three pounds
specie money to hiim in hand paid at or before
the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt
hereof is hereby acknowleged and the said Howell
Freeman to he the said Jacob Hartsfield doth
hereby acquit & discharge hath granted bargain-
ed sold and delivered and firmly by these pre-
sents doth fully absolutely grant bargain sell
release and confirm unto the said Jacob Harts-
field his heirs and assigns for ever a certain
tract or parcell of land in Franklin County
containing twenty five acres it lying and being
on the north line of Jacob Hartsfield Mill Creek
Begining at a red oak Hartsfield's corner run-
ing north along his line to a corner pine 33 poles
then west 121 poles to a post oak and two red oaks
then south 33 poles to Jacob Hartsfield's line near
Panes Branch to a corner White Oak and pine
then East along the said line to the first station
to donclude twenty five acres of land it being
part of a tract of land granted from the State
of North Carolina to Bridges Freeman and from
Bridges Freeman to Howell Freeman together with
all houses out houses & buildings theron woods & 
under woods waters mines and minerals and ap-
pertenances to the said land belinging & apper-
taining and all his right title and interest in and
to the sad premises & all profits thereof and every
part and parcell thereof with the appertenances
there unto belonging to have and to hold the
said tract or parcell of land with all edifices
priveledges & appertances to the same belonging
to the said Jacob Hartsfield his heirs & assigns
for ever he or they paying tax for the land
after the day and date hereof and the said How-
ell Freeman for hiimself his heirs executors and
adminsitrators doth covenant promise and
agree to and with the said Jacob Hartsfield
his heirs, exrs. & admrs. & assigns that the above
granted premises are free and clear of all charges
and encumbrances whatsoever and he the said How-
ell Freeman for himself his heirs executors &
admrs. shall and will warrant secure and de-
fend the property and sale of the said land
and premises to the said Jacob Hartsfield his
heirs execrs. admrs. and assigns forever against the
lawfull claim or demand of any person or
persons whatsoever In witness whereof the sd.
Howell Freeman hat hereunto set and put his hand
and seal the day and year first above written
Acknowledged before assigned}        his
signed sealed & delivered   }  Howell x Freeman {seal}
in the presence of us       }        mark
Kirby Sanders               }
Jesse Roland Jurat          }  Septr. Court 1785
Andrew Hartsfield           }  This deed from
Howell Freeman to Jacob Hartsfield was
proved by the oath of Jesse Roland, M.O.R.
                               a copy  J. Robinson C.C.
This Deed is hereby registered
                          Test. H. Hill  P.R.