Goochland County: Deed
Zoom in to read each word clearly.
Some images may have writing in several directions. To rotate an image, hold down shift-Alt and use your mouse to spin the image so it is readable.
future Increase, to such uses and upon such Trusts. and to and for such Intents and purposes as are herein after mentioned expressed and declared of and Concerning the same, that is to say, to the use and behoof of her the said Mary Barclay for and during her natural life without any interruption or molestation to or from the said George Barclay Husband of the said Mary or either or any of his Creditors and from and after the death of the said Mary Barclay the said slaves and their future Increase to be equally divided between all and every child or children that the said Mary may have at her death or if any of her children should hereafter mary [marry?] and die leaving issue at the death of the said Mary Barclay such issue to have a childs part by Right of Representatives, provided also and it is hereby agreed by the parties to these presents that immediately after the natural death of the said Mary Barclay the children of the said Mary then living or his or her Representatives shall have an absolute Fee Simple in and to his her or their respect shared in and to the said slaves and their Increase, any thing herein contained to the Contrary thereof, in any wise notwithstanding In witness whereof the parties to these presents their hands and seals have subscribed and set, the day and year first above written[.] William Cole (seal) Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us David Anderson Junr Fred Harris Memo the ward Louisa interlined before assigned
Memo This Ninth day of March One thousand seven hundred and seventy eight Recd [received] of James Dickason the within mentioned sum of ten shillings in full satisfaction of the within slaves[.] William Cole (seal) Teste David Anderson Junr FredR [Frederick] Harris
At a Court held for Louisa County March 9th 1778 This Deed &c was this day in open Court acknowledged by William Cole to be his act and deed, and by the Court the same is admitted to record Teste John Nelson Clk A Copy Teste Jno Poindexter CSC