Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 19
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180 [in right margin] Tyes M[arke]
The Marke of Lambert Tye here recorded by Order of the Justices ffebruary. 5°. 1693 A hole in the Right eare and two slitts in the under side of the Left eare. Test. James Minge Cl Cur.
Thomas Hales comes into Court and acknowledgeth he hath in his possession a Heyfar which is given by Henry Harman unto his son [blank] which he assumes in Court to take care off
Wheras a Plantacon scituate lying and being on Kittawan Creeke in Wynoak parrish Com Charles Citty now in the tenure or occupacon of Andrew Meldrum and part of the sd plantacon in the tenure or occupacon of Abraham Story doth desend and fall unto me Joseph Harwood of the same parrish and County as being the imediate heire of my mother Joyce Meldrum lately decd to whom formerly it did properly belong. Now I the sd Joseph Hardwood for and in consideracon of the real love and good affection I bear unto my brother Samuell Harwood of the same parrish and County and for severall other good reasons and Considerations me therunto moveing have given granted alienated and made over and by these pnts doe give grant alien and make over unto him the sayd Samuel Harwood all my sd plantacon and every part and parcell therof together with the appurtenances therto belonging to be by him the sd Samuel Harwood his heyrs or ass held possessed and enjoyed as his or their proper inheritance for evermore. And further I doe hereby fully and cleerly accquitt discharge and save harmless him the sd Samuel Harwood his heyrs Ass of and from all maner of claymes Letts Challenges, molestacons suites in Law or any other disturbances or pretences whatsoever that now or hereafter may be made or don either by my self my heyrs Execrs or any other person whatsoever clayming under me or them for to and concerning the sd plantacon or any part or parcel therof and I shall alsoe when required Confess and acknowledge this to be my own proper free and voluntary act and Deed in the County Court of Charles Citty according to law. In Wittnes wherof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this twenty second day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred ninty three. 1693/4 [right aligned] Joseph Harwood [seal] Seale [right aligned] Agnes Harwood [seal] Seale
Signed sealed and ddd in pnce of us Stephen Cock - Jonathan Ogden.
[right aligned] Joseph Harwood afforsd in Open Court acknowledged this Deed to his brother Samuel Harwood. the fifth day of ffebruary. 1693. Test James Minge Cl Cur.
[right aligned] And Agnes the wife of the sd Joseph Harwood being first Examind by the Justices. did alsoe in Open Court freely relinquish unto the sd Samuell Harwood all her right and title and possibility of right and title of Dower off and in the sd Lands - febr: 5° 1693 Test. James Minge Cl Cur
This Deed thus acknowledged is heer recorded by Order of the Justices. feb: 5: 1693 P James Minge Cl Cur.
[circled] Seal of Virga.
To all to whom thes pnts shall Come I Sr Edmund Andros Knt their Maties Lt. and Governr Genll of Virga: &c. as in other patents. Now know yee that I the sd Sr Edmund Andros knt &c. give and grant unto Stephen Cock of Henrico County a Devidend of land in James and Charles Citty Countyes on the South West side of the head of Chicahomany River Conteining one thousand and forty acres bounded from two Old Corner Cyprusses on the sd River below the Wadeing place south thirty one degrees and a half Westerly and partly along a Corner of Strawbery=hill=Run one hundred and twenty four chain and South thirty and a half degr: westerly ninty seaven chain to a Hicory South five degr: easterly thirty chain to an oke North sixty three and a half degr: Westerly two hundred and ten chaines to a smale oke/ North thirty three and