1803 Deed - Jesse Reaves to Stephen Reaves

1807 - Deed from Jesse Reaves of Duplin County to Stephen Reaves

Wayne County, North Carolina
Record of Deeds
Book 8
1804 - 1807

No. 370

To all to whom these presents shall come Greetings Know Ye that I Jesse Reaves of the State of North Carolina and County of Duplin for and in consideration of the sum of One thousand and seventy pounds Specie to me paid rec't whereof I do hereby acknowledge and my self therewith to be fully satisfied & Contented and paid have given granted Confirmed Set over unto Stephen Reaves of the State aforesaid and County of Wayne a certain tract or parcel of land containing one Hundred and forty three acres more or less Situate lying and being in the County of Wayne and on the north side of Brooks Swamp to witt beginning at a post oak on Consented corner on my own line and runs near No. to a read oak on the back line thence West with my line to a pine on Ezekiel Slocumbs line then with said line So 60 Wt 60 poles to a stake then South Sixty four poles to a Stake and form there to the Beginning To have and to hold the said lands with all and singular the woods underwoods waters & water courses mines thereunto and all other appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining with all priviledges and (unreadable) unto the said Stephen Reaves his heirs an assigns forever to his and their proper Benefit and behoof forever and I the said Jesse Reaves do for my self and my heirs Extors and Assigns do grant and agree that at the time of the ensealing and delivery of these presents that I am lawfully possessed of the said land and premises and have in my self good power and lawful authority to sell and dispose of the said premises as in manner aforesaid the same being freely and Clearly acquitted Exonerated and discharged of and from all manner of (unreadable) and other (unreadable) sales or incumberances whatsoever and furthermore I the said Jesse Reaves do for my self my heirs Exetors admntr and assigns do covenant promise and agree to warrant and defend the Said lands and every appurtenances there or thereunto belonging with the said Stephen Reaves his heirs and assigns forever against the claims or demands of all and every other person or persons whatsoever in an ample manner to all intents and purposes as the (unreadable) law can devise In Witness Whereof the said Jesse Reaves have hereunto set my had and affixed my seal this twenty fifth day of December 1803.
                                                   Jesse Reaves

Signed & Sealed and delivered
in presence of us
Samuel Herring
John Reaves

Feby Co 1807

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