Zephaniah Davis

Deed to

Thos & Wm Collins


I certify the within Deed to be a true Coppy from the Records of Tyrrell County ?? ?? 4th 1814 last

J A Wood Reg

Enterlined Between the Eleventh & Twelfth lines by me

J Wood

Augu 6th 1814

This may certify that on the above Day Andrew Oliver did prove that a dead pine and water oak was showed him by Zephania Davis as the Corner of a piece of Land sold by him to Thomas & Wm Collins, which trees are dead in the ?room of which there has been markd a Small Beach Standing by the pine


To all People to whom these Presents shall Come I Zepheniah Davis do send Greeting Know ye that I the said Zeph Davis of the County of Tyrrell and Provence of North Carolina for and in Consideration of the Sum of Twenty Pound Spence to me in hand paid by Caleb Collins for Thomas Collins & William Collins of the County and Provence aforesaid have Given & Granted and by These presents do Give & Grant unto them the sd Thomas & William Collins and their successors one Certain Tract or parcell of Land lying & Being in the County afrsd on the North Side of Scuppernong River Bounded as Following (viz) my own Corner of the old Patent thence ?turning north 140 pole to the Back line of his patent thence west on Hundred & ten Pole to the west Corner of said Patent thence South one hundred and sixty Pole thence East fifty Pole to Thomas Pearces Line thence down Thomas Pearces Line to the first Station Containing by Estimation one hundred acres of Land be the same more or less, To have and to hold all & Singular my right and Title to the above Bargained Granted Promised with the Privileges Commodities & advantages thereunto Belonging unto them the said Thomas & William Collins & their successors from thencefourth as their Proper right for Ever against the Claim & Demand of any other Person or Persons whatso Ever Claiming from by or under me Shall and will warrant and for Ever Defend by these Presents In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & fixt my Seal This 19th Day of October Anno Domine 1791

Zeph. Davis [Seal]

Signed sealed and Delivered in the Presence of

Asa Snell, David Davenport

Tyrrell County July Term 1792 The within Deed of sale of Land from Zephaniah Davis to Thomas & William Collins was acknowledged in Court by the sd Zephaniah Davis & ordered to be entered

W Mackey Clk

Registered 13th Octr 1792

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