Adam Guthrie Land Grant 


Deed Book 3 Page 454
12 Jan 1793
State of North Carolina
No. 1234

To all to whom these presents shall come greetings:
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 Adam Guthrie have given and granted and by these presents do give and grant unto the said Adam Guthrie a tract of land containing one hundred and twenty three acres lying and being in our County of Greene. Beginning at a post oak on the north bank of French Broad River on a corner of James Hubbards land, then north three hundred and twenty five poles with said Hubbards line to a stake standing thereon then due east until it strikes the river a persimon then down the meanders to the beginning. As by the plat hereunto annamed doth appear together with all woods, waters, mines, minerals, hereditaments and appurtinances to the said land belonging or appertaining to hold the said Adam Guthrie his heirs and assigns forever yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly or otherwise as out general assembly from time to time may direct provided always that the said Adam Guthrie shall cause this grant to be registered in the registers office of the said County of Greene within the time limited by law otherwise the same shall be void and of no effect. In testimony whereof we have caused these our sellers to be made patent and our great seal to be hereunto affixed witness Richard Dobbs Spaight Esquire our governor Captain General and commander in Chief. At Newbern the 12th day of January in the 17th year of our Independence and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety three.

Richard Dobbs Spaight

By his exellence Commander
J. Glasgow Secretary

Recorded in the Registers office in Greene County
The 23d day of October 1794 by James Stinson Clk.