Halifax County, NC - Mary Read to Aaron R. Pendry, 1769
Deed Bk. 10, page 439 17 August 1769 Halifax Co., N.C.
Mary Read to Aaron R. Pendry
Know all men by these presents that I Mary Read of Halifax
County in the Province of North Carolina, widow, for and in
consideration of the sum of fifty four pounds proc. money
to me in hand paid by Aaron Read Pendry of the county and
province aforesaid.. The receipt whereof I the said Mary
Read doth hereby acknowledge, hath granted, sold and by
these presents do here by absolutely bargain, sell and
deliver unto the said Aaron Read Pendry, his heirs or
assigns one negro woman named Sarah. To have and to hold
the said negro woman unto him the said Aaron Read Pendry,
to his and his assigns, to his and their only proper use
and benefit and the said Mary Read for herself her heirs
Exrs and Adms. Doth consent promise and agree to and with
the said Aaron Read Pendry his heirs and assigns to warrant
and forever defend the aforesaid Negro woman from and
person or persons whatever laying any claim or title.
Whereas in witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and
seal this 17th day of August Amo Dom. 1769.
Mary x Read
(seal) Jesse Read Penury Thomas Neville
Halifax County N.C. August Court 1769 where the foregoing
deed was in open court duly proved by the oath of Jesse
Read Penury a witness thereto and on motion ordered to be
registered. Test. Jos. Montford C.C.
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