Deed of land from Alexander Parish to Edmund Brinkley

Deed of land from Alexander Parish to Edmund Brinkley
Indenture deeding land to Edmund Brinkley from Alexander Parish for the sum of one thousand dollars. Deed for sale of land in Chowan County, North Carolina adjacent to the Virginia Road, near Deep Run, near the Pocosin Swamp, and Bear Swamp Road. Signed 2/12/1823. Copy certified 7/4/1888 by the Office of Register of Deeds, Edenton, N.C.
February 12, 1823
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financial records
20cm x 31cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Jonathan Dembo Apr 25 2013

Here is a transcript of the Indenture: Alexander Parish to Edmund Brinkley deed This indenture made this 12th day of February in the year of Our Lord 1823 between Alexander Parish of the one part and Edmund Brinkley of the other part both of Chowan County and the state of N.C. Witnesseth that I, the said Alexander Brinkley [Parish], for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars to me in hand paid by the said Edmund Brinkley the receipt I do hereby acknowledge and therewith content and paid have bargained and sold unto the said Edmund Brinkley a certain tract of land lying and being in the county aforesaid butted and bounded as follows beginning at the Virginia road near the Deep Run branch, then up the various courses of the branch to a bridge across the Bear Swamp Road, then up the Pocosin Swamp to the center of five pines, Nathan Parish's corner, then along the Parish’s line to the Virginia Road thence down Virginia road to first station containing sixty three & l/2 acres be the same more or less to him, the said Brinkley, his heir and assigns forever and the said Parish do for myself my heirs and assigns issue forever, warrant and defend the above bargained premises with Him, the said Brinkley his heirs and assigns, forever: Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above. Alex Parish [Seal] Jas. Robinson I. Skinner Office of Register of Deeds, Edenton, N.C. July 4, 1888 I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a deed registered in this office in Book H. Page 329 T.M. Small Register of Deeds Chowan Co

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