This Indenture made the third day of march 1696 between John Prise of martin Brandon, in Charles Citty County planter on ye one part and James Minge Gent. of ye other part. Witnesseth that the sd John Prise for divers Consideracon him thereunto moveing and more espetially for and in Corcideracon of one thousand pounds of Tobaco in hand pd by the sd James Minge the Recipt thereof he doth acknowledge and doth by thes pnts relese and acquit him his haires Exrs Adminrs from the same have given granted bargained & sold and by these pnts doe give grant bargaine and sell unto ye sd James Minge his haires and Ass: forever all that pcell of Land Containeing one hundred acres be the same more or Less linging and being in Martin brandon afforsd and bounded on ye Northeast side thereof by the lines of the Lands of ye sd James Minge late the Lands of Johnson by the bounds of popler Neck Land where ye sd Prise now lives on the East and southeast and on ye Lands of Richard Newman on the south East and Southward and by the lines of ye Land of George Blighton on ye South and southwest and west. the sd pcell of Land being all that is left to ye Eastward of ye lines of ye sd Blighton of ye sd Wals Devidend whereof ye sd Blightons is alsoe pcell. together with all its rights members proffits previliges & emoluments to ye sd one hundred acres of Land more or Less. belonging or appertaining with appurnes. To have and to hold to him ye sd James Minge his hayres and Ass for ever with warranty against ye sd John Price and his haires and all others whatsoevers whatsoever that Claime under him or them or from and under ye Claime of ye sd John Wall ye Grandfather of ye sd Pryce. Witness ye hand and seall of ye sd John Pryce the day and year above written John Pryce his Mark [seal] Sealed and dd in psents of Vall: Minge Alexander O Panex James [mark] P Niblett Acknowledged in Court by the sd John Pryce unto the sd James Minge. the third day of June 1697 Test James Minge Cl Cur
Earths Prob To whom thes pnts shall come Greeting Wheras Sr Edmund Andros knt his Majties Lt and Governr Genll of Virga by his Comicon under the seal of the Colony bearing date att James Citty the 11 day of May 1695 hath authorised and impowerd me James Bisse to signe and issue forth Probats of Wills and Testamts as shall be awarded and granted by the Justices in the Court of this County and Wheras Abraham Earth late of this County decd did by his Last will and Testamt bearing date the 12 day of 7ber 1694 (which will was proved in the Couurt of this County the 8 day of Novemb. 1694) make and Constitute his children Abraham Sarah and Elizabeth Earth his Exrs. And Wheras the sd Children by their Overseers Adam Earth Richard Atkins and Wm Short made humble suite to the board that a Probat of the sd will might be awarded them. ffor which Causes full power and Lawfull Authority is hereby given and granted to the sd Abraham Sarah and Elizabeth to dispose of all and singular the goods & chattells rights and Credits of the sd Testator according to the true intent and meaning of the sd will and to render a true account therof when therunto lawfully required Given under my hand this 11 January 1696. James Bisse.