Monday, June 11, 2012

1783 - Jacob Carter to William Braswell

This Indenture made this 10th day of September in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and Eighty three Between Jacob Carter of the Province of North Carolina and the county of Nash of the one part and William Braswell of the Province and county of the other part Witnesseth that the Said Jacob Carter for and Inconsideration of the sum of Fifty Pounds spece in hand Paid by the said Braswell have granted bargained Sold unto the Said Braswell one Sarten track or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Nash Beginning on my own line on Turkey Creek runing up the Creek, thence to Edward Pusly (sic) line, runing thence to Jacob Carters line thence to the said William Braswel line to the first station Concluding three hundred and forty acres more or less with one acres at my Mill, it being part of the Said Land Taken up by the Sd (next page) by the said Jacob Carter unto the Said William Braswell his heirs and assigns forever in full and am---manner unto the sd William Braswell his heirs and assigns forever with all Intents and purposes as he the said Jacob Carter mough (?) have held before the Sellen and Delivery of the Same to the Said William Braswell will all Preveledge & Claim and free from Widow Dowry and all manners of Claim and Interests the said Jacob Carter land (?) and obliges him Self his Exors admrs and assigns forever to Warrant & Defend to the Sd William Braswell his heirs and assigns forever In witness I have hereunto set my hand & seal this day & year first above this 18 day day of September   Jacob Carter {Seal}
Signd Seald & Delivered}  Nash County
In the Presence of} The within deed was in open
Benjamin Braswell} Court duly acknowledged and ordered to be
John his X mark Butler} Recorded  Test  Wm Hall
and is Recorded Test W. S. Mearns P. R.
This a true Copy from Record By -F Ellen ---

(Nash Co., NC DB 1 Pg 301-302)

NOTE: William was married to Milly, and was the son of John & Alice, and Benjamin was his son.