[faded writing at top of page] County 1691.9.
This Indenture made the tenth day of 9ber. [e.g. November] in the third yr [year] of the raigne of our Sovr. [sovereign] Ld & Lady Wm & Mary by the Grace of God over Engl. [England] Scott [Scotland] France & Ireland, King & Queen defenders of the faith & in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred ninety one between Jno. [John] Taylor of Flowerdo hundred in Char [Charles] City Cou [County] Gent. [Gentleman] of the one pt [part] & Major Jno [John] Stith & James Bisse Gentl [Gentlemen] on the other pt [part] withnesseth: