Deed - Pardue Estate 1773
This Indenture made on this Twentyeth day of Decembr In the year of our Christ One thousand seven Hundred and Seventy three.
Between James Burk and Sarah Burk his wife of the one part and Allan Love & Co. of ther part.
Witne∫seth that for and in Consideration of the sum of one hundred & one pounds Currt money of Virginia being the Debt. Contracted before the Marriage of James Burk & Sarah Burk by Sarah Burk on and of the Estate of Jno Pardue Decd. Which they the said said James Burk & Sarah Burk are Justly Indebted to the said Allan Love & Co. and honestly desire to Secure and pay to them; and for and in farther Consideration of the sum of the sum of Five shillings the like money to the said James Burk & Sarah Burk in hand paid by the said Allan Love & Co. at and before the Sealing and Delivery of this, the Receipt, whereof they do hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part thereof do Exonerate and Discharge the said Allan Love & Co. their heirs Executors and Administrators, the said James Burk & Sarah Burk Have Granted Bargained Sold and Confirmd and by these presents do grant Bargain Sell and Confirm to the said Allan Love & Co. their Heirs and a∫signs forever one Certain Tract or parcel of Land in the County of Bute lying on both sides of Owen’s Creek, Containing by Estimateion three hundred & Eighty Six acres be the same more or le∫s & Bounded as followeth to Wit)
Beginning at Hackeny’s corner a red oak in Governor Johnson’s Line then running by the Governor’s line South forty five degrees East Ninety pole to a Hickory thence East one hundred & ninety four pole by Ballards line to a black Jack thence No. Two hundred and sixty six poles to Kimballs Line to a poplar on owen’s Creek thence west two hundred fifty seven poles cro∫sing the said Creek to a white oak in Hackney’s Line thence by his Line to the Beginning with all the appurtenances Belonging or in any wise appertaining to the premises hereby Granted or Infolded to be Granted and the Rever∫ion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders and all services Benefits of the said Land and premises all their Rights, Claims, Interest and Security Relating to the same; To have and to hold the said Land and other premises unto the said Allan Love & Co. their heirs and a∫signs forever, to the only proper Use and Behoof of them the said Allan Love & Co. their heirs and a∫signs forever and the said James Burk & Sarah Burk do hereby grant for themselves and their heirs that they the said James Burk and Sarah Burk and their heirs and Every of them shall and will Warrant and forever Defend the said land and other premises and Every part and Articles thereof with all and Singular their Right and appurtenances unto the said Allan Love & Co. their heirs and a∫signs for ever against them the said James Burk & Sarah Burk and their Heirs and Every of them and against Every other per∫on whomsoever; Upon Trust, Neverthele∫s that the said Allan Love & Co.; their heirs Executors Administrators or a∫signs shall, after the first day of March in the year of Christ one thousand Seven hundred and Seventy four as soon as the said Allan Love & Co. their heirs Executors, Administrators or a∫signs shall think proper or the said James Burk & Sarah Burk shall Request (which ever of these two Circumstances shall first happen) Sell for the best price that can be gotten after giving Ten days publick notice the said Land and Premises and out of the Money arising from such Sale Discharge pay and Satisfy to Allan Love & Co. their Heirs & the above mentioned sum of one hundred & one pounds like money with lawfull Interest from the day of one thousand seven hundred and untill the same shall be fully Discharged and the Expense attending the Drawing and Recording this Indenture and the said Allan Love & Co. their Heirs Executors Administrators or a∫signs forever shall pay or cause to be paid the Overplu∫s of any Remain from such sale to James Burk & Sarah Burk their heirs Executors Administrators or a∫signs or to their order In Witne∫s whereof the said James Burk &Sarah Burk have hereunto set their hands and seals on the day and year first above written
Bute County May Court 1774
This Deed was proved by the oath of William Rowe one of the Witne∫ses thereto and on Motion the same is Ordered to be Registered
Test. Benn McCulloch C. C.
The aforegoing Deed from James Burk & Sarah Burk having been proved in Bute Inferior Court of Please and Quarter Se∫sions and Ordered to be Registered the same is truly Registd this 19th day of April Anno Domini 1775
Bu Jas. Johnson Pub Regr
Note: Sarah Burk was formerly Sarah Pardue of the estate of John Pardue
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