1837 Deed: Gideon Dickens to Joseph Avent

Page 1 of 1837 Deed: Dickens to Avent
Page 1 of 1837 Deed: Gideon Dickens to Joseph Avent
From the papers of Merry T. Pittman
Page 2 of 1837 Deed: Dickens to Avent
Page 2 of 1837 Deed: Gideon Dickens to Joseph Avent
From the papers of Merry T. Pittman

Transcription:
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This indenture made this the 30th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven between Gideon Dickens of the County of Chatham and the State of North Carolina of the one part and Joseph Avent of the County and State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Gideon Dickens for and in consideration of the sum of Thirty two dollars and fifty cents to him in hand paid by the said Joseph Avent the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and himself therewith fully satisfied hath given, granted, bargained, sold and conveyed and by these presents doth fully clearly and absolutely give, grant, bargain, sell and convey to him the said Joseph Avent his heirs and assigns forever a certain lot or parcel of land being in the county aforesaid on the waters of Henry’s branch waters of Cape Fear River Beginning at a small pine Avent’s own corner in Yarborough’s line and running west with Avent’s own line fifty one poles to a stake near a drain thence south twenty five and a half poles to Red Oak thence east fifty one poles to a stake in Yarborough’s line then north with said line twenty five and a half poles to the first station containing eight and one-eighth acres be the same more or less To Have and To Hold the said land and premises with all the appurtances thereunto belonging as in any wise appertaining to the said bargained land and premises unto him the said Joseph Avent

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his heirs and assigns forever free and clear of all encumbrances whatsoever and the said Gideon Dickens doth for himself his heirs executors and administrators warrant and forever defend the right and title of the aforesaid land and premises unto him the said Joseph Avent his and assigns free and clear from all encumbrances and from the lawful claim or claims of any person or persons whatsoever-
In witness whereof I the said Gideon Dickens have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date first above written

Gideon [his mark] Dickens [seal]

Signed sealed and delievered in presence of
Nath Clegg

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