Salem County Courthouse, Clerk's Records:Mortgage Book A p. 119 surnames:Lockart, Sinnickson, Tagart, Wright
Jacob Wright and Darcas his Wife, Mortgagors to John Lockart, Mortgagee:For all that Tract of land situate in Penns Neck and is bounded as follows: Begining at a stake on the South side of Old Mans Creek thence So. 25 deg. 45 M west 9 chs. to a Walnut for a Corner;thence So. 39 D W 4 Chs. 60 links to a small hickery for a Corner;then So. 52 Deg. 20 M E (?)*10 Chs.25 links to the middle of the main landing road;thence along sd. Road No. 36 deg. 30 M. 97 (87?) chains then No. 22 deg.s 10 ch 30 the side of the Creek then bounding thereon to the place of Begining in which is contained 14 1/2Acres more of Less.
Mortgage Deed dated jan 2nd 1783 and Acknowledged March 14th 1783 before Andrew Sinnickson, Esquire. Principal Sum £500 (word payable follows but is crossed out) £150 of which payable May £150 of which payable May 1, 1783 with Interest 150 Jan 1, 1784, the rim.'or Jan 1, 1785 with Interest
Mortgage Deed brought to the Office and Recorded march 14th 1783 by Jacob Tagart, Clk
*this particular document is very difficult to read in some parts, as indicated by a (?) when I am not certain,so please refer to the recorded document in the Mortgage book in the courthouse for comparison, if the metes and bounds are crucial to your research. vnc