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Warren County North Carolina Deed Book 3 p-245

This Indenture made this day of may in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-one Between John Christmas Sr. of the one part and John Christmas Jr. of the other part. Witnesseth that the said John Christmas, Sr. for and in consideration of the sum of ten pounds current money of Virginia to me in hand paid before the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge and acquit the said Christmas Jr. of every part thereof I have bargained, sold, aliened and made over a certain tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Bute County on the south side of the Little Creek and bounded as follows, to wit. Beginning at the mouth of the Planpatch branch and running up the creek to William Green's line and up that to the spring branch and up the branch to the head, form thence along a line of marked trees to the road, thence down the road to Thomas Christmas' corner red oak sapling, thence down his line to the head of the Planpatch Branch thence down the said branch to the beginning. Containing two hundred and fifty acres, more or less, being part of the tract whereon John Christmas Sr. now lives on with the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof with the appurtenances unto the said Christmas Jr. his heirs and assigns forever and the said John Christmas for himself his heirs, executors and administrators doth covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Christmas his heirs executors or assigns that the aforesaid premises are free and clear of all manner of encumbrances and that the said Christmas Sr. committed done or suffered shall and lawful may and even hereafter have , hold, use, occupy, possess and enjoy the same. In witness I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written.

John Christmas [seal]

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of: Thomas Christmas , Luck Key and Richard Christmas Bute County May Court 1771 John Christmas acknowledged this deed to John Christmas Jr. and on motion the same is ordered to be registered.

Test Benjamin McCullock C.C.

The foregoing deed from John Christmas S to John Christmas Jr. having been acknowledged in Bute Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarterly Session and ordered to be registered the same is truly registered this 26th day of July 1771.

By William Johnson P. R.


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