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James Baskett to William Earles Deed
 
Contributed by Jim Earles

Warren County Deed Book 11 page 117

This Indenture made the 18 day of February in the year of our Lord God, one thousand seven hundred seventy two, between James Baskett in the county of Bute and Province of North Carolina of the one part, and William Earles of the county and province aforesaid of the other part.  Witnessth that the said James Baskett, for and in the consideration of the sum of thirty pounds Virginia money to him, in hand, paid before the ensealing of these presents, the receipt whereof the said James Baskett doth acknowledge and thereof do exonerate, acquit, and discharge the said William Earles, his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, and have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents, do grant, bargain, sell, and confirm to the said William Earles, him, his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, forever, all that tract, or parcel of land situated, laying, and being in the county and province aforesaid on the head of Great Fishing Creek. Beginning at a pine, running thence to the head of a branch called Ready Gut, thence down the said branch to the Creek, thence across the creek, thence down the said Creek to a branch called the Parish Path branch, thence up the branch to the Oald Line, so along the line South to the corner, thence east to the beginning, including one hundred acres of land, be the same more or less, it being part of a tract of land taken up by William Baskett, deceased.

All the estate right, title, interest claims, and demands, of him, the said James Baskett, which now have or may or shall have of me or to the premises or any part thereof, the reversion, reversions, remainder, remainders, rents, issues, and profits, those of or any part or parcel thereof, subject only to the payment of quickrents and clauses and conditions contained in the original deed with all the appurtenances mentioned and intended to be hereby bargained and sold to the said William Earles his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, forever, to his and their only purpose, use and behoof forever, and said James Baskett, his heirs, executors, and administrators, shall forever warrant and defend the said William Earles, his heirs, executors, and assigns, the said bargained premises against the claim and demand of him the said James Baskett his heirs, and assigns forever, and the said James Baskett, for himself, his heirs, executors, and assigns forever, promise grant and agree to and with the said William Earles, his heirs, executors, and assigns, that the said bargained premises are free and clear of all encumbrances whatsoever, and the said James Baskett shall and will at the request of the said William Earles, his heirs, and assigns, make do or execute any other act or acts for the more sure making or conforming of the said premises to the said William Earles, his heirs, executors, or assigns.

In witness whereof the said parties have hereunder set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

                                                                                                                        James Baskett (Seal)

Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of

John (his mark) Tsap
Phil Burford
Peter Twitty      

Bute County                  February Court 1772 

James Baskett acknowledged a deed to William Earles and, on motion, the same is ordered to be registered.                                                      

Test      Ben McTullock

The foregoing deed from James Baskett to William Earles having been acknowledged in Bute Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarter Session and ordered to be Registered, the same is duly Registered this 3rd day of May 1772

by        James Johnson, Public Registrar

 

 

Jesse Gilliam to Gamaliel Earles Deed

(Margin Note - Gilliam to Earles Deed, 19 August 1772 Deed to William Earles)

 

This Indenture, made this seventh day of January in the year of our Lord God, one thousand seven hundred seventy two, between Jess Gilliam of the county of Bute and Province of North Carolina of the one part, and Gomalen Earles of the aforesaid county and province of the other part.

Witnessth that the said Jesse Gilliam, for and in the consideration of the sum of Twenty Pounds Virginia to him, in hand, paid before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt thereof he the said Jesse Gilliam doth hereby acknowledge and do thereof exonerate, acquit, and discharge the said Gamalen Earles, his heirs, executors, and assigns. And have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents, do grant, bargain, sell, and confirm to the said Gamalen Earles, him, his heirs, executors, and assigns, forever, all that track, or parcel of land situated, laying, and being in the county and province aforesaid, on the west side of Henderson’s swamp.

Beginning at a Butterwood tree, running west to a Hickory, McMillan’s corner, thence north to a white Oak, thence east to the Swamp, thence up the said swamp to the beginning, including forty acres of land, be the same more or less, it being part of a tract of land taken up by Alexander McMillan Sr., with all the right, title, interest claim, and demand, whatsoever of him, the said Jesse Gilliam, which now have or shall or may have to the aforesaid premises or any part thereof, the reversion, reversions, remainder, remainders, rents, issues, and profits, and every part and parcel thereof, subject only to the payment of quitrents and other clauses and conditions contained in the deed granted to aforesaid McMillan.

To Have and to Hold the said bargained premises with all the appurtenances intended to be hereby bargained and sold to said Gamalen Earles, his heirs and assigns forever, to his only purposes, use and behoof forever. And said Jesse Gilliam, his heirs, executors, and administrators, shall forever warrant and defend the said Gamalen Earles, his heirs, executors, and assigns, the said bargained premises against the claim and demand of him the said Jesse Gilliam his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns forever, and he the said Jesse Gilliam, doth agree for himself, his heirs, executors, and assigns, that the said land is free and clear of all encumbrances whatsoever, and the said Jesse Gilliam shall and will hereafter at the request of the said Gamalen Earles, his heirs, and assigns, make do and execute any other lawful act or acts conveyances or assurances in the law for the more sure making or conforming of the said premises to the said Gamaliel Earles, as him or them shall be requested.

In witness whereof the said party hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.                                                                                                                   Jesse (his mark) Gilliam  (Seal)

Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of:

                                                                                    James Baskett             
                                                                                    William (his mark) Duty   

Bute County      February Court 1772: This deed was proved by the oath of James Baskett, a witness thereof and, On Motion, is ordered to be registered.                               

Test      Ben McTullock

The foregoing deed from Jesse Gilliam to Gomalen Earles, having been proved in Bute Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarter Session, is ordered to be registered.

The same is duly Registered this 18th day of April 1772 by           James Johnson, Public Register

 

 
 
 
 

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