Guilford County, North Carolina
Deed Book 2, Pg 279
22 Jul 1782
Malachia Reeves Reeves of the County of Guilford & State of North Carolina of the one part and John Rhodes Junr of the County & State aforesaid of the Other Part - Witnesseth that the said Malachia Reeves for and in consideration of the Sum of fifty pounds Specia to him in hand Paid by the said John Rhodes Junr the receipt whereof he does hereby acknowledge & thereof & every part thereof does Exonerate & discharge the said John Rhodes Junr his heirs Exxecutors & administrators he the said Malachia Reeves has Granted Bargained sold aliened & confirmed & by these presents does grant Bargain Sell Alien & confirm unto the said John Rhodes Junr his heirs and assigns forever all that Piece or Parcel of Land Lying & being the said County of Guilford on the North side of Haw River it being part of a Tract of land heretofore Surveyed for the said Malachia Reeves Beginning at William Reeves Corner Black Oak in John Rodes (sic) Junrs line running thence along his line East 118 Poles to his Corner Stone thence North 153 Poles to a Post oak in said Malachia Reeves line thence West along his line 118 Poles to his Corner two Black Oaks thence South 153 Poles to the first Station containing in the whole one hundred & twelve & thirteen sixteenths acres of land be the same more or Less together with all the Buildings woods Waters water Courses & appurtenances Belonging or any wise appertaining to the premises hereby granted or intended to be granted & the reversion & reversions Remainder & remainders and all services Benefits and profits of the said Land & Premises and all the Rights claims Interests and Securities of him the said Malachia Reeves Relating to the same TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Land & premises unto the said John Rhodes Junr his heirs and assigns forever to the Only proper use and behoof of him the said John Rhodes Junr his heirs and assigns forever and the said Malachia Reeves does hereby Covenant promise and agree for himself and his heirs that he the said Malachia Reeves & his heirs & every of them Shall & will Warrant & forever defend the said Land & Premises & every part and article thereof with all and singular the Rights & appurtenances of him the said Malachia Reeves unto the said John Rhodes Junr his heirs and assigns forever against him the said Malachi Rieves (sic) and his heirs & every of them & against every other Person whomsoever IN WITNESS whereof the said Malachia Reeves has hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal on the day and year first above written.
Signed Sealed & Delivered } Malachia Reeves (Seal)
in the presence of }
Arthur Parr } Guilford County - May Court 1783
Henry Work } Malachia Reeves Acknowledge the Execution of the within deed in Open Court which was ordered to be Registered.
Test Tho Henderson CC