(Rental of Land by the State of North Carolina to Albert and Noah Henry) - 1840

State of North Carolina -

Know ye that we and in consideration of the sum of five dollars for every hundred acres hereby granted, paid into our treasury by Noah and Albert Henry hath given and granted and of this presents are given to grant unto the said Albert and Noah Henry a tract of land containing seventy five acres lying and being in the County of Henderson on the waters of Bryland Creek, Beginning at a stone at the north west corner of a tract formerly belonging to Joseph Henry nowen by the name of the bound tract as Jones line and runs a one hundred and forty poles to a stake and (pointes) then south one handred and twenty poles to a  black oak then east forty eight poles passing Bryson corner to a black oak on (Lara) line then north fifty poles to a black oak then east ninety two poles to a stake then south to the beginning. Entered the 10th day of April 1840 as by plat hereunto annexed doth appear with all woods waters mines minerals Hereditaments and appurtenances as to the said land belonging or appertaining to hold to the sons Noah and Albert Henry their heirs and assigns forever holding and paying such sums of money yearly or otherwise as our general assembly from time to time may direct. Provided always that the said grantees that cause this grant to be registered in the Registers office of our said County of Henderson within twelve months from the date hereof otherwise the same shall be void. In testimony whereof we have caused this one letters to be made patent and our great seal to be herewith affixed witness John M Morehead our Governonr at Raleigh the 30th day of March as the 69th year of the Independence of the United States as in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forth three.

by command

M Hill _______

Registered July 11 1845

John M. Morehead