Submitted by Kathy Turner December 30, 2010
Transcription of Deed from Commissioners of Mecklenburg Co. dower land of Mary A. Vaughan wid of Thomas Vaughan to Edward H. Toone
Deed Book 27, pp. 560-561
This Indenture made and entered into this the 23rd day of June 1838. By and between Wm Townes and Edward R. Chambers of the first part and Edward H. Toone of the second part all of the County of Mecklenburg. Witnesseth that whereas the county court of Mecklenburg by a decree in chancery rendered at January court 1836 and by an amended decree rendered at February 1836 constituted and appointed the said Edward R. Chambers and Wm Townes Commissioners, to sell the real estate held by the late Mary A. Vaughan as her dowr in the estate of her deceased husband Thomas Vaughan and the said Wm Townes and Edward R. Chambers in execution of the said decree did on the 15th day of February 1836 sell at public auction on a credit of one and two years five hundred and thirty four acres part of the said [word missing, apparently] and the said Edward H. Toone begin the highest bidders became the purchaser thereof at the price of one dollar and seventy nine cents per acre and the said county of Mecklenburg by a final decree rendered at June court 1838 ratified and confirmed the said sale and ordered that the said Wm Townes and Edward R. Chambers should by deed with special warranty convey the said land to the said Edwrd H. Toone. Now in consideration of the premises and for and in consideration of nine hundred and fifty five dollars and 86/100 in hand paid by the said Edward H. Toone to the said Wm Townes and Edward R. Chambers the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, they the said Wm Townes and Edward R. Chambers Commissioners as aforesaid have bargained and sold by these presents doth bargain sell align(?) convey and confirm unto the said Edward H. Toone his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land lying in the county of Mecklenburg containing five hundred and thirty four acres be it more or less it being part of the dower land assigned to and held by the late Mary N.[sic] Vaughan widow of Thos. Vaughan, the metes and bounds of which may be seen by the report of the Commissioners who divided the estate of the said Thos. Vaughan. To have and to Hold the said land with all the rights privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any use appertaining to him the said Edward H. Toone his heirs and assigns forever to his and their only proper use benefit and behoof forever free from the claim challenge and demands of all and every person whatsoever and the said Wm Townes and Edward R. Chambers doth for themselves and their heirs covenant to and with the said Edward H. Toone that a good and sufficient title to the said land to him the said Edward H. Toone his heirs and assigns forever. They will forever warrant and defend against all persons claiming by through or under them. In testimony of all and singular they have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and date first above written.
Edward R. Chambers
Mecklenburg County Clerk's office 23rd June 1838
The foregoing indenture of bargain and sale was this day received in the Clerk's office aforesaid and acknowledged by Edward R. Chambers party thereto, to be his act and deed, and pursuant to an act of assembly in such cases made and provided is admitted to record as to him.
Examined: Teste R. B. Baptist, C.C.