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 i
n consideration of the sum of fifty four pounds proc. money to me in hand paid by Aaron Read Pendry of the county and p
rovince aforesaid.. The receipt whereof I the said Mary Read doth hereby acknowledge, hath granted, sold and by these p
resents do here by absolutely bargain, sell and deliver unto the said Aaron Read Pendry, his heirs or assigns one negr
o woman named Sarah. To have and to hold the said negro woman unto him the said Aaron Read Pendry, to his and his assi
gns, to his and their only proper use and benefit and the said Mary Read for herself her heirs Exrs and Adms. Doth co
nsent promise and agree to and with the said Aaron Read Pendry his heirs and assigns to warrant and forever defend th
e aforesaid Negro woman from and person or persons whatever laying any claim or title. Whereas in witness whereof I h
ave 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 Rea
d Penury a witness thereto and on motion ordered to be registered. Test. Jos. Montford C.C.
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