Thursday, May 13, 2010
* Richard Bracewell, Cumberland Co., NC 1755
(Page 43) This Indenture made that Thomas Brigman of Cumberland County in the Province of North Carolina planter for and in consideration of the Sum of twenty four pounds Sterling to him in hand paid by John Campbell of the County and Province aforesaid planter. the receipt
whereof he doth hereby acknowledged and thereof doth fully freely and absolutely exonerate acquite (Page 44) acquite and forever discharge Said John Campbell his heirs executors administrators and assigns by these presents doth give grant bargained Sold aliened enfeoffed
Conveyed and Confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain Sell alien enfeoff Convey and Confirm unto the Said John Campbell a certain piece or parcel of land Situate lying and being in the County of Cumberland and province aforesaid on the So West Side of the N.W.
River of Cape Fear upon the Western prong of lick Creek about a mile or two above the beartree beginning at a pine on the Est Side of Said Creek being a corner of John Coplands runing So 13 Est 150 poles black jack thence So 77 West 160 poles thence West 13 Wt 150 poles thence right to the first Station Containing one hundred and fifty acres of Land being part of Three hundred acres granted by paptent to the Said Thos Brigman his heirs and assigns as by the Said patent bearing date the Sixth of March in the XXVII Year of our reign Anno Dom one Thousand Seven hundred and forty four to have and to hold the Said bargained one hundred and fifty acres of Land together with all and Singular the buildings improvements Ways Woods - Waters. Water
Courses rights liberties hereditaments (Page 45) hereditaments and appertenances whatsoever thereunto blonging or in any ways appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rent issues & profits thereof unto him the Said John Campbell and his heirs to the only proper use and behoof of him the Said John Campbell his heirs and assigns forever & that free & clear from all in cumbrances the one half of all Gold & silver mines together with all quit rents now due and hereafter to become due always excepted and reserved to the only use of his Majesty and his heirs and Successors forever and the Said Thomas Brigman & his heirs the hereby granted premises & every part and parcel theirof except before excepted with the appurtenances unto the Said John Campbell his heirs and assigns against him the Said Thomas Brigman and his heirs and against all and every other person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim Shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents and
further that he the Said Thomas Brigman and his heirs & all & every other person or persons having or lawfully claiming or that shall or may at any time or times hereafter do have or claim any right title interest of in or to the prebargained premises or any part thereof by from or under him them or any of them upon the reasonable request Cost (Page 46) Cost and charges in the Lam (?) of the Said John Campbell his heirs or assigns Shall and will Sign Seal and deliver any Such further and other reasonable instrument or instruments of writing whatsoever for the further and better assuring and Confirmation of the hereby granted one hundred and fifty acres of Land with the appurtenances and every part thereof unto the Said John Campbell his heirs and assigns as by him or them his or their Council learned in the Lam (?) Shall be reasonably advised devised or required (?) for Witness Thereof the Said Thomas Brigman hath hereunto Set his hand & Seal the eighth day of July Anno Dom One Thousand Seven hundred and fifty five.
Signed Sealed and delivered Thos his T mark Brigman
in presence of
John Williams &
x himself his heirs Executors & admrt------(administrators?) and
for every of them doth Covenant promise & grant to and
with the Said John Campbell his heirs & assigns by these
presents, that he the Said Thos Brigman. NB. the above
three lines to be interlined in the fourteenth line of each
page after the word Brigman
(Cumberland County Register of Deeds Book 1 Pages 43-46)
NOTE: Richard Bracewell is believed to be the son of Valentine Braswell & Jane Pope, and the father of Richard who married Obedience.