DIVISION OF PROPERTY OF DUNCAN BLACK - 1833
Transcribed by Adele Laslie Kellman    Posted by Myrtle Bridges September 2, 2011

A Division
Duncan Black Dec'd
among his
Heirs at Laws - 1833

State of North Carolina,
Cumberland County

Know men by these presents that we Daniel Graham & wife Nancy, Archibald Black by his agent John Black, Alexr Graham
& Wife Catherine by Daniel Graham agent of said A. Graham, Catherine Graham of the State of Alabama, David Gillis & 
Wife Christian, Mary Elliot, Norman Campbell & Wife Isabella, Angus Lasley for himself & Wife Margaret of the State 
of Alabama & John Davis & Wife Elenor, being then the heirs at law of Duncan Black Dec'd being all of Lawful age, 
have agreed to divide his lands (Except the part already allotted to his Widow Nancy Black for her Dower) as laid 
down on the annexed Plan, and the Shares drawn by us out of seven different Grants of land, granted to Gabl. Holmes 
and Said Duncan Black which remains undivided, and ?? each of us severally do bind ourselves and our heirs in the 
sum of Five hundred dollars current money, that each & every one of us shall hold occupy and enjoy our respective 
shares as drawn here of the above mentioned Lands and premises and that each one shall hold the said Land or share 
from and against the claim of all and every person or persons whatsoever claiming from by or under us or any of us, 
and further we do relinquish all claim to each other as above described by these presents.  In testimony whereof we 
have hereunto set our several hands and seals this 9th day of July 1833.

Witness:
Nancy Black
Daniel Graham
Nancy Graham
John Black agent for Archibald Black
Daniel Graham for 
Alexander Graham & wife
David Gillis
Christian Gillis
Mary Elliott
Norman Campbell
Isabella Campbell
Angus Laslie
Flora Davis
The execution by Margaret Laslie done by A. Laslie

State of North Carolina, Cumberland County Court of Pleas and quarter sessions September Term 1834

This was the execution of this Instrument of writing proved in open Court by Nancy Black & ordered to be Registered.
     Test Archd M Lean Jr. Clks

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