Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 50
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225 Coultson doth by thes pnts engage himself his heyrs Exrs & admrs in the penalty and forfeiture of ten thousand pounds of legall tobacco and casq[ue] to be pd unto the sd Daniel Sandburne his heyrs Exrs. admrs. or Ass. that he the sd Daniel Sandbourn his heyrs Exrs. admrs or Ass. shall peaceable and quiettly hold occupy and enjoy the afforsd demised prmises with the appnences without any lett molestacon or intoeruption of him the sd Abraham Coulston his heyrs Exrs admrs or Ass or any person or persons whatsoever that shall lay any claim right title, term or interest unto the sd demised premises. In Wittnes wheref the said Abraham Coulston hath hereunto sett his hand and seale and dellivered it as his Deed the day and year first above written. Abraham A C Coulston [seal] seale Signed sealed and ddd in the pnce of us Benj: Travers / Henry Chamnis / Tho: Wardrobe.
Wch Leass was thus endorsed. Know all men by thes pnts that I Robert Tucker and Eliza my wife of Bristoll parish in Citty County for and in behalf of our selves our heyres Exrs. and admrs. doe Assigne over unto John Butler of the parish and County afforsd him his heires &c. all our right title and interest in and unto the land within menconed with as full and ample power as to us was Assigned wittnes our hands and seales the seventh day of January 1694/5 Signed Sealed & dd in pncs of Wm Downes. Richd: Smith / John Coleman. Robert Tucker [seal] seal Elizabeth Tucker [seal] seale
Robert Tucker and Elizabeth his wife by Richard Bland her atturny acknowledged this Assigmt to ye sd John Butler in Open Court the 4 ffebruary 1694 Test James Minge Cl Cur. Recorded by Order of the Justices. [illegible] book of Orders N0.P. pag 555 P James Minge Cl Cur. Elizabeth the wife of Robert Tucker by Richard Bland her atturny Relinquisheth her right of Dower of and in the sd Assigned fifty acres of Land unto ye sd John Butler feb. 4. 1694 Test. James Minge Cl Cur. ____________
Memord. Elizabeth the wife of Robert Tucker by Richard Bland her atturny relinquisheth her right of Dower (of and in the the *hundred acres of land sold by Robert Coleman & Robert Tucker unto Francis Hobson) in Open Court feb 4: 1694 Test. James Minge Cl Cur4 [in left margin] * pag. 223 _______________
To all to whom thes pnts shall come I Daniel Sandurn of Henrico County send greeting. Wheras Abraham Coulson late of Bristoll pish in Charles Citty County since decd by his Indenture under his hand and seale dated the 8th day of Novemb: 1675 for a valuable consideracon pd. Demised granted sett and lett unto me the sd Daniel Sandburn my Execrs. admrs & assignes a certain plantacon and woodland ground therunto belonging lyeing and being in the parish and county of Charles Citty afforsd then in the tenure and occupacon of the sd Abraham Colson cont by esteemacon fifty acres of land adjoyning to the lands of John Butler on the North side / the River on the West and soe extending its self into the woods To have and to hold the Land Orchard with all houseing edifices buildings theron and all other appurnces unto the sd Daniel Sandburn his heyrs Exers: admrs or Ass. dureing the naturall life of the sd Abraham Colson and afterwards for the full terme of fourscore and ninteen years at and under the yearly rent of