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The Right Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax Baron of Cameron in that part of Great Britain call'd Scotland Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia To all to whom this Present Writing shall come sends Greeting Know Ye that for good Causes for and in Consideration of the Composition for my use Paid And for the Annual Rent hereafter reserved I have Given Granted and Confirmed and by these Presents for me my Heirs and Assigns do Give Grant and Confirm unto Dennis Connyers of the County of Prince William one certain Tract of Waste land in the said County on the South side of Carters Run And Bounded as followeth Beginning at, A, a white Oak and Pine corner to the land of John Dagg thence So. 55° Et. One Hundred and Nineteen Poles to, B, a white Oak on the lower side of the mouth of a Drain falling into a Branch of Carters Run Corner to the said Dagg; thence crossing the said Branch So. 77° Et. Eighty Nine Poles to, C, a Chesnut Oak red Oak and white Oak on the side of a Valley; thence So. 16° 30" Et. Thirty Eight poles to, D, a white Oak; thence So. 52° Wt. One Hundred & forty two Poles to, E, Two Pines; thence So. 25 ° Wt. Forty Six poles to F a Pine; thence So. 53° Wt. Eight Poles to, G, a white Oak corner to the land of Captn. Thomas Carter; thence with his lines So. 72° Wt. crossing a small Run Sixty five Poles to, H two Pines thence So. 35° Wt. Sixty Six Poles to Carters Run at, I, twelve Poles from a large Poplar in the said line Corner to the said Thomas Carter thence up the said Run according to the severall courses thereof No. 78° Wt. Twenty Eight Poles No. 42° Wt. thirty four Poles No. 9° Wt. Forty two Poles So. 78° Et. Thirty Six Poles No. 33° Et. Twenty Poles No. 6° Wt. Fifty four Poles No. 14° Wt. Seventy two Poles to K, three white Oaks on the Bank of the said Run; thence No. 28° Et. One Hundred fifty seven Poles to L a Spanish Oak & Red Oak; thence So. 37° Et. Thirty Six Poles to the Begining Containing two Hundred & Ninety Eight Acres Together with all Rights members and Appurtinances thereunto belonging Royal Mines Excepted and a full third Part of all Lead Copper Tinn Coals Iron Mines & Iron Ore that shall be found thereon To Have and to Hold the said two Hundred and Ninety Eight Acres of Land Together with all Rights Profits and Benefits to the same Belonging or in any wise Appertaining Except before Excepted to him the said Dennis Connyers his Heirs and Assigns for Ever He the Dennis Connyers his Heirs and Assigns therefore Yielding and Paying unto me my Heirs & Assigns or to my certain Attorney or Attorneys Agent or Agents or the certain Attorney or Attorneys of my Heirs and Assigns Proprietors of the said Northern Neck Yearly and every Year on the Feast day of St. Michael the Archangel the Fee Rent of One Shilling Sterling money for every Fifty Acres of Land hereby granted and so Proportionably for a Greater or lesser Quantity Provided that He the said Dennis Connyers his heirs &c shall not Pay the before Reserved Annual Rent so that the same or any Part thereof shall be behind or unpaid by the space of two whole Years after the same shall become due if lawfully demanded that then it shall and may be lawfull for me my Heirs or Assigns Proprietors as aforesaid my or their certain Attorney or Attorneys Agent or Agents into the above Granted Premises to Reenter and Hold the same so as if this Grant had never Pass'd Given at my Office in the County of Prince Wm. within my said Proprietary under my Seal Witness my Agent and Attorney fully Authoriz'd thereto Dated the thirtieth Day of November in the Sixteenth Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George &c ADni One thousand Seven Hundred & Forty two

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Dennis Connyers's Deed for 298 acres of Land in Prince William County

2 The Right Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax Baron of Cameron in that Part of Great Britain call’d Scotland Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia To all to whom this Present Writing shall come sends Greeting Know Ye that for good causes for and in Consideration of the Composition for my use Paid And for the Annual Rent hereafter Reserved I have Given Granted and Confirmed And by these Presents for me my Heirs and Assigns do Give Grant & Confirm unto William Bland of the County of Prince William a certain Tract of Waste land Situate in the said County upon the crooked Branch joyning to the Lands of Wansford Arrington and Morris Veal and bounded by a Survey thereof made by Mr George Byrn as followeth; Beginning at A a box Oak standing on the North side of a Road corner to the said Blands other Tract, Extending thence East Forty five Poles to B a white Oak by a Branch; thence So. 7° Wt. One hundred and Forty Poles to, C, three red Oak Saplins on a Ridge; thence So. 20° Et. Fifty six Poles to, D, a red Oak near a Road; thence So. 5° Wt. Seventy Six Poles to E a red Oak near the line of Morris Veal; thence So. 15° Et. One Hundred thirty two Poles to F a red Oak and small white Oak on a Ridge; thence No. 67° Wt. One Hundred and two Poles to G a box Oak on a Point; thence So. 52° Wt. Fifty Eight Poles to H a Red Oak Saplin; then No. 60° Wt. Ninety four Poles to, I, a white Oak near a fork of a Branch, No. 16° Et. One Hundred and Eighty Poles to, K, a white Oak Corner to said Bland; then with his line No. 29° Et. Two Hundred Poles to the Beginning Containing three hundred and twelve Acres Together with all Rights Members & Appurtinances therein to belonging Royal Mines Excepted and a full third Part of all Lead Copper Tinn Coals Iron Mines and Iron Ore that shall be found thereon: To Have and to Hold the said three hundred and twelve Acres of Land Together with all Rights Profits and Benefits to the same belonging or in any wise Appertaining Except before Excepted to him the said William Bland his Heirs and Assigns for ever; He the said William Bland his Heirs and Assigns therefore Yielding and Paying unto me my Heirs and Assigns or to my Certain Attorney or Attorneys Agent or Agents or to the certain Attorney or Attorneys of my Heirs and Assigns Proprietors of the said Northern Neck Yearly and every Year on the Feast day of St. Michael the Archangel the Fee Rent of One Shilling Sterling money for every Fifty Acres of Land hereby Granted & so Proportionably for a greater or lesser Quantity: Provided that He the said William Bland his Heirs or Assigns shall not Pay the before Reserved Annual Rent so that the same shall be behind or unpaid by the space of two whole Years after the same shall become due if lawfully demanded That then it shall & may be lawfull for me my Heirs or Assigns Proprietors as aforesaid my or their certain Attorney or Attorneys Agent or Agents into the above Granted Premises to Reenter and Hold the same so as if this Grant had never Passd Given at my Office in the County of Prince Wm. within my said Proprietary under my seal Dated the thirtieth day of November in the Sixteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign lord George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c ADni. One thousand Seven Hundred & Forty two.

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William Blands Deed for 312 Acres of Land in P. William County