PARKER, Josiah to James BAKER (1799)

Josiah Parker to James Baker 
Contributed by Jim Sizemore

Feb. 15, 1799

Gates Co., NC Deed Book 5; pg. 28
This Indenture made this 15th day of February in the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety nine between Josiah PARKER of the County of Gates in the State of North Carolina of the One part and James BAKER of the County and State Aforesaid of the other, Witnesseth that the said Josiah PARKER for and in Consideration of the Sum of Four Hundred and Fifty five Spanish Milled Dollars to him in hand paid by him the said James BAKER the Receipt whereof he the said Josiah PARKER doth hereby Acknowledge and himself thereunto fully Satisfyd. Contented and paid have bargain’d Sold make over Allien and forever Confirm unto him the said James BAKER and to his Heirs and Assigns forever One Certain plantation and Tract of Land Situate lying and being in the County of Gates aforesaid Begining at the Mouth of the Crooked Branch where it Issueth out of Bennets Creek pocoson thence up the Various Courses of said Branch to a pine Seth ROUNTREEs Corner thence by a Line of Markd. Trees A Northeasterly Course to a Corner pine on the side of the Horsepen Swamp thence down the side of said Swamp to a pine in George OUTLAWs line thence Binding on his said line a Southwesterly Course to the head of A Branch Thence down the Branch its Several Windings to the aforesaid pocoson thence up the side of said pocoson and binding on the Same to the first Station Containing One hundred and forty Acres be the same (more or less) to have and to hold the above bargain’d and Convey’d premises with all and Singular the Wrights [sic] priviledges and hereditamments [sic] unto the Same belonging or in any wise Appertaining thereto to him the said James BAKER and to his Heirs and Assigns in fee Simple I the said Josiah PARKER as to my self my Heirs Executors Administrators shall and will Warrant the above Conveyed premises In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & fixt my Seal this day and date above Mentioned.
/s/  Josiah [his x mark] Parker

Sign’d Sealed & Deliver’d before us }

State of NoCarolina} ss May County Court of Pleas &C 1799
Gates County}
The within Deed was in open Court duly proved by the Oath of Patrick HEGERTY one of the Subscribing Witnesses thereto and was ordered to be Registered

Test:  Law BAKER CC