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Warren County North Carolina  Deed Book 7 Page 360

Carolina to Harper

State of North Carolina No. 35

 

To all whom these presents shall come, greeting know ye, that we, for and in consideration of the sum of fifty shillings for every hundred acres hereby granted, paid unto our treasury by Samuel Harper have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant unto the said Samuel Harper a tract of land, containing one hundred and seventy-five acres, lying and being in our county of Warren on the north side of Reedy Creek beginning at a white oak on the said creek and on the north side the Baptist meeting house road at the latter Ed thence down said road by consentable line in north twenty-five degrees east sixty poles thence north twenty degrees east sixty two poll to in black jack in the road thence north forty-five degrees east thirteen poll to a stump and Jonesí old line thence by Personís line north 14 degrees west hundred and twenty-four poll to white oak thence Newell's north twenty degrees west twenty-three poll to a hickory thence has other line north twenty degrees west six pole to a hickory on the court side of the road thence up the road joining the Newell's north seventy degrees west sixty-four poll to a blackjack mare the head of Great Branch thence down said branch south ten degrees west hundred and thirty-five poll to a white oak on the mentioned Creek thence down the sum windings of the Creek to the first station, witnessed Richard Caswell, Esquire our Governor Captain General and commander-in-chief at Kingston, the twentieth day of September in the fourth year of our Independence, and in the year of our Lord 1770 by his Excellency use command. 

Signed Richard Caswell

William Shepherd

The foregoing deed was truly registered the 5th day of September 1780 by William Johnson, Public Register.

[Out of respect of the Ethnic heritage of the Slaves I have listed them as Negro or Slave where the records do not capitalize the words.]

Contributed by Ginger Christmas-Beattie

 

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08/29/2007 

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