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Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 21

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182 or any wayes apperteining to have and to hold the sd Devidend and all and singular the premises hereby granted bargained and sold with the right and appurtenances whatsoever unto the said Richard Winkles his heyrs and Ass for ever And that the sd John Rix Senr att the time of the ensealing and dellivery of thes prsents hath full power and right and lawfull authority to grant bargain & sell & convey all and singular the herein bargained prmises & appurtenances unto the sd Richard Winkles his heyrs & Ass for ever in maner and form afforsd and that the sd Richard Winkles his heyrs and Ass and every of them shall and may by force and virtue of thes pnts from time to time and at all times hereafter lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy posses and enjoy the sd land and all other the bargained prmises and appurtenances for ever without any lett suit trouble deniall interruption or eviction or disturbance of the sd John Rix his heyrs or Ass or any other person whatsoever claiming by from or under him them or any of them And that he may from time to time be well and sufficiently saved and kept harmles by the sd John Rix his heyrs or Ass. And further it is covenanted & agreed on by the sayd John Reex at the reasonable cost of the sd Richard Winkles shall with his new wife Jeane when by the sd Richard Winkles his heyrs or ass required make over & acknowledge this Deed of Conveyance in ye Court holden for this County to which the sayd John Reex and his wife hath hereunto sett their hands and seales the day and yeare above written. [right aligned] John Reekes [seal] seale [right aligned] Jane [mark] Reekes [seal] seale.

Signed sealed & dd in pnce of us Francis Sowerby James [mark] Crag

ffebruary 5° 1693 John Reekes afforsd in Open Court of this County acknowledged this Deed to Richard Winkles. Test. James Minge Cl Cur. Alsoe Jane Reekes wife of the sd John Reekes being first Examined by the Justices did in Open Court relinquish all her right and title and possibility of Right & title of Dower off in and to the lands afforsd unto the sd Richard Winkles. Test. James Minge Cl Cur.

[left aligned] This Deed thus acknowledged by the sd John Reekes is heer recorded by Order of the Justices feb: 5: 1693. P James Minge Cl Cur:

This Indenture made the six and twentyeth day of January in the year of our Lord God one thousand six hundred ninty and three between John Price of Martin brandon in the County of Charles Citty planter and Jane his wife on the one part and George Blighton of Martin brandon afforsd Gentl on the other part Wittnesseth that the sd John Price and Jane his wife for and in Exchange of a Certein plantacon in Martin brandon afforsd lately purchassed by the sd George Blighton of the sd John and wherof the sd Georg was seized in fee As alsoe for and in Consideracon of the sum or quantity of ten thousand pounds of Tobacco to him the sd John Price by the sd George in hand payd before the ensealing and dellivery of thes pnts the receipt wherof he the sd John doth heerby acknowledge And of every part and parcell therof doth hereby accquitt exonerate and discharge the sd George his heyres Execrs and administrs have exchanged given granted bargained and sold & by thes pnts for them selves and their heyres doe exchange give grant bargain & sell unto the sd George Blighton his heyrs and Ass the quantity of eight hundred acres (part of that plantacon seat tract parcell or devidend of Land in Martin brandon afforsd Conteining 1360 acres heretofore purchassed by John Wall grandfather of the sayd John Price of Rice Hoe decd.) within the bounds herein after menconed be the same more or less (viz) begining at a Cedar Stump standing on James river nere the Mouth of Wards Creeke and soe runing east south east along the line parting the prmises and the land of Mr James Minge thirty six chaine thence south east by south twenty chaine to a Corner pine tree marked four wayes thence south ^ south east one hundred thirty two chaine to the land in the tenure of Richard Newman and by him purchassed of Joseph Wall decd and soe along the sd land in the tenure of the sd