The following was taken from "Randolph County, NC Deed Abstracts, Books 1 through 5, 1779-1794, Volume I" by Barbara Newsome Grigg, Asheboro, NC. Looking for information on this John Steed who lived in Randolph Co., NC.
1790 from book 4, p. 83: 8 Aug 1790: John LATHAM to John STEED for 50 pds. 56 ac. On Little River, down river to the Orange line. Signed: John LATHAM; Wit: John STANFIELD, Joseph WRIGHT.
1790, from Book 4, p. 84: 19 July 1790, John LATHERN to Christian LUTHER for 125 pds. 150 ac. On Little River adj. John STEED, William BOLLING & David BOLLING. Signed John LATHAM; Wit: William CRAWFORD, J. HARPER.
1790 from book 4, p. 85: 13 Sep 1790, John LATHAM to Cornelius LATHAM for 125 pds. 251 ac. Adj. Wheron John WILLIAMS now lives. Signed John LATHAM; Wit: John STANFIELD, John STEED