Source: Richmond County, NC Deed Book M, Page 409
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
This indenture made this twenty six of January in the year of our Lord
one thousand eight hundred & twenty five Between Wm. Smith & John
Northam Both of Richmond County Platetrd? Witnesseth that the sd. John Northam
for and in consideration of the some of two hundred Dollars to him in hand
paid by the aforesaid Wm. Smith the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged
and himself fully satisfied and content hath bargained and sold unto the
aforesaid Wm. Smith a tract of land containing one hundred and seventy-five
acres beginning at a stake four pines pointers and runs N 50 W 280 poles
to a corner then 40 E 100 poles to a corner then S 50 E 280 poles to a corner
then S 40 W 100 poles home containing 175 acres patented by Duncan McKay
as may appear of Record with the exception of what has been sold to George
Northam and willed to Powell Northam to have & to hold to the aforesaid
Wm. Smith his heirs and assigns forever every part & parcel of the bargained
Land and premises to his proper use and behalf Except the aforesaid exceptions
and further the said John Northam will forever warrant the Balance of the
175 acres of Land from himself, his heirs and all other persons forever.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 26 Jan 1825.
Signed sealed & delivered in presence
John Northam (seal)
State of N Carolina , Richmond County
January Term 1829. This within Deed was proven in open court by the oath of George Northam . Ordered to be registered.
M. D. Crawford, Cle.
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