Guilford County, North Carolina
Deed Book 12, Page 530
Written: 14 Sep 1816
Recorded: May 1817
Thos. Reeves of the State of No Carolina & County of Guilford of the one part & Leven Covey of the State & County afsd of the other part Witnesseth that for & in Consideration of the Sum of forty Dollars Current Money of the United States by the Said Leven Covey to the Sd. Thos. Reeves in hand before the Execution hereof the Receipt whereof the Sd. Thos Reeves doth hereby acknowledge & thereof Exonerate & acquit the Said Leven Covey his Heirs & Extrs and Admrs he the Said Thos Reeves by these presents hath granted bargained Sold assigned released Confirmed & Sett over unto the Sd. Levin Covey his heirs Extrs Admrs and assigns a Certain piece parcel or Tract of land Situate lying & being in Guilford County on the Waters of Mairs fork of Haw River. Beginning at a Elm on Janey (sic ?) Hutchinsons line running thence South one degree and a half East one hundred & Sixty Seven poles to a Red Oak thence west on John Doaks line thirty five poles to a Black Oak then North on Sd. Leven Coveys own line one hundred and Sixty Seven poles to a post Oak Bush thence East Twenty Eight poles to the first Station being thirty three & three Quarter acres Together with the Estate Right Title Interest property Claim & Demand whatsoever of in & to the Sd. piece parcel or Tract of Land & premises & every part thereof with the premises appurtenances thereto to have & to hold to the Sd. Leven Covey his heirs & assigns for Ever to his & Hiers only proper use Benefit & behoof & the Sd. Thos Reeves doth hereby grant that he will for himself his heirs & every of them Warrant & forever Defend the above bargained premises unto the Sd. Leven Covey his Heirs & assigns forever against him the Sd. Thos. Reeves his Heirs & every other person whomsoever In Witness whereof he hath hereunto set his hand & Seal the day & year first above written.
Thomas (his X mark) Reeves (Seal)
Signed Sealed & Delivd } State of No. Carolina }
in presence of } Guilford County } May Term 1817
Wm. Wofford X } The Execution of the within Deed was proven in
Michel R. Moore } open Court by the Oath of Wm. Woford on
Motion Ordered to be Registered.
Test - John Hanner GCC