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To all to whome these presents shall Come I Richard Bennett Esq Governour and Capt Generall of Virginia send greeting in our Lord God everlasting where as by the Articles dated at James Citty the twelfth of March one thousand six hundred fifty & one Concluded and Signed by the Commssrs appointed by Authority of parliamt for the [illegible] settling & governing of Virginia at [illegible] & aided that the [illegible] of fifty acres of land for every prson transpoorted into Virga Collony should be confirmed as formerly granted and whereas by act of A Grand assembly made ye twenty first of Aprill one thousand six hundred fifty and five it was provided that all pattents shall hereafter be signed [illegible] ye Goverer & filed wth the Secretaries & shal be accompted authentiquad & [illegible] in law [fulfill?] a Collony Seale shalbe [Guided?] & appointed [illegible] knowe ye that the sd Richard Bennett Esq doe in the name of ye keepr of ye Libertie of England by Authority of Parliamt wth the Consent of the Councell of State give and grant unto Henry Pail and Jno Swingleton thre hundred Acres of Land Lying on the Eastward side of a Runne wch falles into ye head of Ware River in Mockrack Baye begining at a marked tree of Jno. Walkereson and runing by the syd mrk tres to ye syd run West [three?] hundred and twenty pole