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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Land patent granted by John Jenkins to Robart Winley
Jenkins, John, d. 1681; Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
March 29, 1680
Volume 01, Pages 302-303

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Sr George Carteret Knt And Baronet Vice Chamberlaine of his Majesties household one of the Lords of his Majesties most Honorable privie Councell Pallatine of Carolina and the Rest of the true and Absolute Lords and proprietors of Carolina, To all persons to whome these presents shall Come Greeting In our Lord God Everlasting, Know yee that wee the sd Lords and Absolute proprietors According to our Greate Deed bering date the first day of may Anno Dom̄ 1668 Given to the County of Albemarle with the Great Seale of our province thereunto affixed, ffor the holding of Lands, and by Instructions Dated at white Hall the fifth day of fferuary 1678 remaining upon Record In the County of Albemarle In the Province of Carolina, Doe hereby Grant unto Robart Winley of the said County plantor, A Plantation Containing two hundred and Eighty Acres of Land English Measure, Lying and Beeing In The Precinct of Shaftsbury In the sd County, Bound on the south East side of matacomaugh Creek beginning at a Marked Ash tree, standing on a pointe by a branch side, issuing out of the sd Creek which divideth this Land from the Land of Edward Smithick and Running northeast up the said Creek one hundred and forty pole to a marked Red oake then southeast by a Line of marked trees which divideth this Land, from the Land of John Taylers three hundred And twenty Pole to a Marked pine, then South West by a Line of marked Trees one hundred and forty pole, to a marked pokikory tree, then by Another Line of Marked trees three hundred and twenty pole to the first station, Includeing the aforesaid quantetie of Land, the said Land beeing due to the sd Robart Winley by and for the Transportation Into the county of Albemarle of five persons, whose names are upon Record under this pattent, To have and to hold the said plantation unto ye said Robart Winley his heirs and Assignes for ever, with priviledge of hawking hunting fishing and fowling, With all woods and trees, With what else is there standing Growing and beeing except the one halfe of all Gold and Silver mines, yielding and paying therefore unto us and our heirs, and Successors yearly every twenty ninth Day of September According to the English Account, for Every fifty acres of Land hereby Granted, one shilling of Lawfull English Money, or the vallew theirof for every of the sd fifty acres to bee holden of us In free and common Soccage, provided always that If the said Land bee not seated within one yeare after the date hereof Then this pattent to bee voide, else to stand In full force, Given at Mr George Durants house under the seale of the County of Albemarle this 29th day of March beeing the Seventeenth yeare of our Possession of our Province of Carolina

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Anno Dom̄ 1680 Witnes John Jenkins Esqr Governor and Commander in Chiefe of our said County and our Trusty and Welbeloved Councellors, who have hereunto sett there hands the day and yeare abovesd


Robart Winley Pattent