Pitt County, NC Register of Deeds, Bk K, pg 42
State of North Carolina, To all to Whom these Presents Shall Come Ė Greeting:
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 Philip Pipkin,
have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant unto the said
Philip Pipkin a tract of land containing sixty acres, lying and being in our
County of Pitt, on the south side of Tar River and in the fork of little
Contentney Creek. Beginning at a Red Oak said Pipkinís corner and running along
his line north one hundred and forty pole to a read oak then running the
dividing line between said Pipkin two patents south sixty degrees east one
hundred and forty pole to a pine in said Pipkinís old line thence with the said
line to the beginning as by the Plat hereunto annexed doth appear; together with
all woods, waters, mines, minerals, hereditaments and appurtenances to the said
land or appertaining:
To hold to the said Philip Pipkin, 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 Philip Pipkin shall cause this grant to be
registered in the Registerís office of our said County of Pitt within twelve
months from the date hereof; otherwise the same shall be void and of no effect.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused our Great Seal to be hereunto affixed.
WITNESS, Alex Martin, Esquire, our Governor, Captain-General and Commander-in-
chief, at New Bern, the sixth day of November in the ninth year of our
Independence, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty
By his Excellys Comíd Alex Martin
J. Glasgow Sec.
Emmanuel Turnage }C.
Asa Pipkin }C.
Jesse Moye D. S.