Granville County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 108
2 Jan 1775
Malachi Reves of Granville County & province of North Carolina of the one part and George Alston of the same County & province of the other part WITNESSETH that for and in Consideration of the sum of one hundred & Seventy pounds proclamation Money by the said George Alston to the said Malachi Reves in hand paid the Receipt whereof is hereby fully Acknowledged the said Malachi Reves hath given granted Bargained and sold and by these presents doth Give grant bargain and sell unto the said George Alston his heirs and Assigns a Certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Granville County aforesaid BEGINNING at a Red oak on tabs Creek William Hicks’s Corner then running South six pole to a hicory the said Hicks’s Corner then West one hundred & Ninety Eight pole to a hickory then South one hundred & Twenty six pole to a Hickory then East one hundred & Ninety pole to a pine then North forty three East thirty two pole to a red oak then East Eighty four pole to a red oak on the aforesaid Creek then up the said Creek as it Meanders to the beginning Containing one hundred & Seventy Acres be the same more or less TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the aforesaid one hundred & Seventy Acres of Land with the Appurtenances and all rights priviledges (sic) and Improvements to the same in any wise belonging to him the said George Alston his heirs & Assigns forever and the said Malachi Reves for himself his heirs and Assigns doth hereby Covenant and agree to and with the said George Alston that he the said George Alston his heirs and Assigns shall and may for ever hereafter peaceably and Quietly have hold Occupy possess and Enjoy the afore granted Lands and premises without the let (sic ?) Molestation of any person whatsoever and free & Clear from all (sic ?) and all Manner of Incumbrances whatsoever and the said Malachi Reves doth oblige himself his heirs Executors and Administrators to warrant & Defend the afore Granted Lands and premises to him the said George Alston his heirs & assigns forever against the Claim of all persons whatsoever IN WITNESS whereof the said Malachi Reves hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day & year above written.
Signed Sealed & Delivered } Malachi ( R ) Reves (Seal)
in presence of } mark
Robert Bell } Granville County Ss, February Court A.D. 1775
Archd Higgins } This deed was duly proved by the oath of Robert Bell
Jonathan Reves } and on Motion order’d to be Register’d
Registered in the Registers Office of } Teste Reuben Searcy C.C.
the County of Granville in Book K folio 108 }
Jesse Benton Register