Wake County, North Carolina
Deed Book 14, Pg 148
25 Nov 1837
James Holloway §
This Indenture made and indented the 25th day of November, 1837. By and between Jefferson Reaves of the County of Wake and State of North Carolina, of the one part and James Holloway of the other part, all of the County and State aforesaid - Witnesseth that for an in consideration of the Sum of forty Dollars to him the said Reaves in hand paid by the Said James Holloway the receipt is hereby acknowledged, I have bargained Sold and by force of these Presents doth bargain sell and confirm unto him the said James Holloway his heirs and assigns, all the interest claim and title that I have in and to all the tract of land which John Reaves (sic Reeves) died seized and possessed of lying and being in the County and State aforesaid adjoining the Lands of Alfred Alston, and others, and all the Interest, title and claim that I have in and to the tract of Land that Major Holloway died seized and possessed of situated lying and being in the County & State aforesaid on Elobys Creek, adjoining the Tract of Land, that the said John Reaves (sic Reeves), died seized & possessed of and the land of others, To have & to hold the above described claims and Interest in and to said Tracts of Land, free and clear, of and from the lawful claim or claims of of (sic?) all persons whatsoever, and I further for myself, my heirs Executors administrators etc. covenant and agree to and with the said James Holloway his Heirs etc. that I and they will forever warrant and defend him and them the true and lawful right and title in and to said tracts of land free and clear of of (sic?) and from the lawful claim or claims of all persons, whatsoever, and from any Incumbrance whatsoever, in testimony of all which I the said Jefferson Reaves have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date first above written.
Seigned Sealed & delivered in presence of his
Test J. B. Geer § Jefferson (C) Reaves (Seal)
M. A. Tate (Jurat) § mark
Wake County - May Term 1840
The Execution of this Deed was duly proved by the oath of Mark A. Tate and Ordered to be Registered.
A. Williams C.C.
Registered in the Registers Office of Wake County in Book No. 14 and page 148 the 31 day of July A.C. 1840 - R. Smith, Regr.