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 HalifaxCounty in the Province of North Carolina, widow, for and inconsideration of the sum of fifty four pounds proc. moneyto me in hand paid by Aaron Read Pendry of the county andprovince aforesaid.. The receipt whereof I the said MaryRead doth hereby acknowledge, hath granted, sold and bythese presents do here by absolutely bargain, sell anddeliver unto the said Aaron Read Pendry, his heirs orassigns one negro woman named Sarah. To have and to holdthe said negro woman unto him the said Aaron Read Pendry,to his and his assigns, to his and their only proper useand benefit and the said Mary Read for herself her heirsExrs and Adms. Doth consent promise and agree to and withthe said Aaron Read Pendry his heirs and assigns to warrantand forever defend the aforesaid Negro woman from andperson or persons whatever laying any claim or title.Whereas in witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand andseal 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 foregoingdeed was in open court duly proved by the oath of JesseRead Penury a witness thereto and on motion ordered to beregistered. Test. Jos. Montford C.C.
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