State of N. Carolina

Washington County

This Indenture made this 24th day of January one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven, Between Joshua B. Davis of the one part, and Alexander H. Davenport of the other part both of the County & State aforsd. Witnesseth, that I the said Jushua B. Davis for and in consideration of the sum of thirty dollars to me in hand paid by Alexander H. Davnport, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge myself fully satisfied contented and paid, have granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do grant, bargain & sell unto Alexander H. Davenport a certain piece of parcel of Land situated lying and being in the County aforesaid, on the west side of Scuppernong river, Butted and bounded and beginning as follows, that is to say, that I Joshua B. Davis do sell my right, title and interest in and to a certain piece or parcel of Land whereon Milah Spruill now lives, which contains the part or all of Zephaniah Spruill's Interest of said Land decinded to him by his father Aaron Spruill, ded, which is now undivided and I Joshua B. Davis having bought the land of the said Zeph. Spruill at a sheriffs sale, I do hereby warrant the said right and title of said land free and clear from me and my heirs, and from the demands of all other persons whatsoever unto the said Alexander H. Davenport and his heirs forever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fix my seal, this day and date first above written, and signed sealed in the presence of --

Witnesses: James M. Davis; R. R. Heath

Joshua B. Davis [seal]


State of North Carolina

Washington County

Court of Please and quarter sesions May Term 1837.

Then was this Deed proved in open Court as the law directs, by the oath of R. R. Heath as subscribing Witness thereto, and ordered to be registered-

Test T. C. Pinder Clk

Registered the 24th day of June 1837

Wm Carroll Reg

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