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Book A, pgs 15 & 16, Carter County Deeds; William Jackson purchased 200 acres, 12 Jul 1794.

State of North Carolina
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings


Know ye, that we, for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty shillings for every hundred acres, hereby granted, paid into our treasury by William Jackson have given and granted and by these presents do give and grant unto the said William Jackson a tract of Land containing two hundred acres lying and being in our County of Washington,

Beginning at a stake on side of a hill running South fifty seven degrees East two poles to a white oak then said Course one hundred and twenty four poles crossing little doe river to a forked maple then North fifty seven degrees East two hundred and fifty four poles to two dogwoods on the side of a hill, then North fifty seven degrees, west one hundred and twenty six poles to sower wood and dogwood, then South fifty seven degrees west two hundred and fifty four poles, the the Beginning, as by the plat hereunto annexed doth appear: together with all woods, waters, mines, minerals hereditaments and appurtenances to the said land belonging or appertaining to hold to the said William Jackson his heirs and assigns forever, yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly or otherwise as our general Assembly from time to time may direct provided always that the said William Jackson shall cause this grant to be Registered in the Register's Office of our said County of Washington within twelve months from the date hereof otherwise the same shall be void and of no effect.  In testimony whereof we have caused these our letters to be made patent and our great seal to be here unto affixed. 

Witness Richard Dobbs Spaight, Esquire, our Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at New Burn, the twelfth day of July in the XIXth year of our Independence and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety four.

Rich. Dobbs Spaight

By His Exellys Com..
G Lasgon*, Secretary
Registered December 19th 1796

* illegible; that's the best I could make out.
Transcribed by Janie Jackson Kimble

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