Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 49
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224 Any of us the sd Robert Coleman Robert Tucker and Eliza: my wife us or any of us our heyres or any of our heyres Exrs & adminstrs: or any person or persons for us or any of us lawfully laying any claim therunto in Wittnes wherof We have hereunto sett our hands and seales. this first day of February 1694/5 Signed sealed and dd in Presence of Richard Bland Solomon SC Crook. Wm Downes. Robert Coleman [seal] seal Robert Tucker [seal] seal Elizabeth Tucker [seal] seale
Acknowledged in Open Court the fourth day of ffebruary 1694 By the afforsd Francis Hobson by the afforsd. Robert Coleman Robert Tucker and Elizabeth Tucker by Richard Bland her attorney. Test James Minge Cl Cur. Recorded by Order of the Justices vid Book of Order (N6.P) pag 555 P James Minge Cl Cur. Dower relinquished in the next page
Know all men by thes pnts that I the subscriber doe appoint Mr Richard Bland my lawfull atturny to make over my right of Dower to a parcell of land conteining one hundred acres as by an instrumt bearing date with thes pnts may appear unto ffrancis Hobson the which sd land I doe willingly relinquish and according to the true purport of the Conveyance as alsoe my part of fifty acres of land unto John Butler Senr according to the true intent of Assignmt and conveyance for the same ratifying and alowing wtsoever my sd Atturny shall doe therin witnes my hand this first day of ffeb: 1694/5 Elizabeth Tucker. Test. John H. Heath Solomon SC Crook Prooved in Court by the oathes of John Heath & Solomon Crooke. ffeb: 4 : 1694 Test. James Minge Cl Cur. Recorded by Order of the Justices P JM Cl Cur.
_________________ Coulstons Lease to Sandbourn
This Indenture made this eight day of November in the year 1675 betwen Abraham Coulston of Bristoll parish in Charles Citty County in Virga of the one part and Daniel Sandburn of Henrico County of the Other part Wittnesseth That the sd Abraham Colston for a valuable consideracon in hand payd before the sealing and dellivery of thes pnts wherof the sd Abraham Colston doth accknowledg him self satisfyed and pd and of every part and parcell therof doth cleerly exonerate and acquitt the sd Danll. Sandbourn his heyrs Exrs and Admrs. hath demised [devised] granted sett and lett unto the sd Daniell Sandbourn his heyrs Exrs. Admrs. or ass. [assigns] a certain plantacon and Woodland ground therunto belonging lying and being in the parish and County afforsd and now in the tenure & occupacon of the sd Abraham Coulston conteining be esteemacon fifty acres of land being adjonying to the lands of John Butler on the North side, the river on the West & soe extending itself into the Woods To have and to hold the sd Land, orchard, with all the house edifices and buildings theruupon and with all other appurnes belonging therunto for and dureing tho natturall life of the sd Abraham Coultson and after for and during ye full time and terme of fourscore and ninteen years fully to be completaed and ended from the day of the date hereof unto the sd Daniel Sandbourn Yeilding and paying yearly unto the sd Abraham Coultson his heyrs Exrs. admrs. or Ass one perercorn at or uppon the nine and twentyeth day of September on the sd Plantacon if lawfully demanded to the true performance of the abovesd grants and Covenants the sd Abraham Coulston