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George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith etc. To all whom those presents shall come Greeting Know ye that for ? good causes and considerations but more officially for and in consideration of the Importation of fine persons to dwell within this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia whose Names are Andrew Care, Eve Care, Adain Care, Rosanna Care, and Lawrence Care We have given granted and confirmed and by those presents for us our heirs and successors give grant and confirm unto Andrew Care one certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred and fifty acres lying and being in the first fork of the Robinson River in the county of Spotsylvania and bounded as followeth (to wit) Beginning at three white oaks on the pass run corner to Michael Cook and John Carpenter running thence nine degrees east ninty pole to three white oaks thence north sixty five degrees west one hundred and seventy pole thence south forty degrees west fourteen pole to a white oak hence south nine degrees west two hundred and eighteen pole to two Spanish oaks and a red oak thence south fifty seven degrees east one hundred pole to two hickories thence south thirty degrees east fifty pole to three red oaks thence south thirty six degrees west eighth pole to three red oaks at the foot of a mountain thence south thirty eight degrees east seventy pole to three red oaks on the top of the said mountain thence north sixty five degrees east forty eight pole to two red oaks and a chestnut oak thence north thirty five degrees east thirty two poles to three red oaks thence north sixty five degrees west thirty pole to two red oaks and a hickory corner to John Carpenter and thence with said John Carpenters lines to the beginning With all woods Underwood’s swamps marshes pow grounds meadows floodings and his one share of all veins mines and quarries as well discovered as not discovered within the bounds aforesaid and being part of the said quantity of two hundred and fifty acres of land and the rivers waters and water courses therein contained together with the privileges of hunting hawking fishing fowling and all other profits commodities and hereditaments whatsoever to the same or any part thereof belonging or marry wife appertaining to have hold possess and enjoy the said tract or parcel of land and all other the before granted premises and every part thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Andrew Care and to his heirs and assigns forever to the only life and behoof of him the said Andrew Care his heirs and assigns forever to be held of [illegible] our heirs and successors as of our mannor of East Greenwith in the county of Kent in free and [tomen?] [sonage?] and not in [Caxite?] or by knights service yielding and paying unto us our heirs and successors for every fifty acres of land and so proportionably for a lesser or greater quantity than fifty acres the fee rent of one shilling yearly to be paid upon the feast of Saint Michael the Archangel and also cultivating and improving three acres part of every fifty of the tract above mentioned within three years after the date of those presents provided always that if three years of the said fee rent shall at any time be in arrear and unpaid or if the said Andrew Care his heirs or assigns do not within the space of three years next coming after the date of these presents cultivate and improve three acres part of every fifty of the tract above mentioned then the estate hereby granted shall cease and be utterly determined and thereafter it shall and may be lawful to and