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Adams Pardue to John Davis

15 August 1770 - 100 acres

Transcribed and submitted by Jonathan DeMai

This Indenture made this fifteenth day of August one Thousand Seven Hundred & Seventy Between Adam Purdue of Bute County in the Province of North Carolina of the one Part & John Davis of the same County & province of the other Part Witne∫seth that the sd Adam Purdue for and inconsideration of the sum of Sixty five Pounds Currant money of Virginia to him in hand Paid before the sealing & Delivery hereof the Receipt hereof the sd Adams Purdue doth Acknowledge and himself therewith fully Sattisfyd hath granted bargined, sold, madeover and confirmed unto the sd John Davis his heirs & A∫siggns one certain tract or Parcell of Land Situate Lying and being in the County of Bute & Province afsd and on forkins Branch

 Beginning at a red Oak & Hickory in Eatonís line, thence East by his Line 152 pole to a black Oak to Hawkins Line thence W 151 pole by Hawkins line to a white Oak Saplin thence west 102 pole to a black oak in Allens line, thence south by his line & Jones line 105 pole to a hickory thence west 65 pole to Forkins branch thence up the branch to the first Station Containing one hundred acres be the same more or Le∫s being Part being part of a tract of Land John Howard Purchasd of John Hawkins and sold to Wm Kimball of the sd Kimball sold & made over the same to the above sd Purdue with the Reversions and Reversions Remainder & Remainders Rents, Ishues & Profits thereof and all the estate right and title in trust & claim Whatsoever with all woods underwoods & houses and buildings thereon or in any wise appertaining thereto to the sd John Davis his heirs & A∫signs forever

 To have and to hold the sd granted and bargind Premises unto the sd John Davis his heirs & a∫signs forever and he the sd Adams Purdue Doth Covenant & agree to and with the sd Davis his heirs & a∫signs may forever hereafter have hold use Occupy & po∫se∫s withut the Di∫turbance or mole∫tation of him the sd Adams Purdue doth by these Presents warrant forever Defend the aforesd granted and bargind Premises unto the sd John Davis free & Clear of all maner of Incumbrances of what nature & Kind soever and from the Just Claims of any Person or Persons whatsoever

In Witne∫s whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and year first above written

Signd Seald & Delivered in Present of}

William Moore
Stephen Lowe}

                                                                                    Adams Pardue {seal}

                                                                                    Phebe her  mark Pardue {seal}

 Bute County August Court 1770

This Deed was Proved by the oath of William Moore one of the witne∫ses hereto and on motion the same is Ordered to be Registered.

                                                                                    Test. Ben McCulloch

The aforegoing Deed from Adam Pardue deed to John Davis having been Proved in Bute Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarter Se∫sions And ordered to be Registered the same is truly Registered this 9th Day of February 1771 by

                                                                                    William Johnson Pub. Registr

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