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Harper to Kearny
Contributed by Ginger Christmas-Beattie


Warren County North Carolina

Deed Book 27 P. 91

This Indenture made this tenth day of June in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six between Henry Harper of the County of Gibson, Tennessee of the one part and John T. Kearny of the County of Warren and state of North Carolina of the other part. Witnessed, that the said Henry D. Harper for and in consideration of the sum of thirty dollars to him in hand paid by the said John T. Kearny, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledging hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said Kearny his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Warren and state of North Carolina containing ten acres, more or less and bounded as follows beginning at a red oak on the road near by Edward Williams’ thence nearby a west course to the Deep Branch, corner black gum up the said branch as it meanders to a white oak corner, nearby a south course to a white oak on the road near John T. Kearney’s, thence down the road to the beginning. To have and to hold the said bargained land and premises with all privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging unto the said Kearny his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Henry G. Harper for himself his heirs and assigns doth further covenant and agree to and with the said John T. Kearny his heirs and assigns that he the said Henry G. Harper will warrant and forever defend by these presents the above granted premises from the lawful claim of all persons whatsoever. In witness whereof the said Henry D. Harper hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day he and date above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presents a Samuel Bobbitt and James L. Snow.

Henry D. Harper (seal)

Warren County August Court 1836

The execution of the foregoing deed from Henry D. Harper to John K. Kearny was proved in open court by the oath of Samuel Bobbitt, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be registered.

Test: E. D. Drake, CC

Registered the 13th day of October AD 1836. Michael Collins, Registrar

[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.]

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