A typical land grant from the state of NC

The Entry # 648 for 150 acres; Entered: May 29, 1779
This became ".... the plantation whereon I now live..." which Paul willed to his wife Mary. Note that the location is specified ...." joining John Furrows line on the South". It joined Philip Lytaker on the west.

The Grant # 639 Issued: Aug. 7, 1787 . This is a typical, difficult to read grant.

An enhanced image of the plat from above:
S28W 136 poles
N50W 180
N28E 144
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