Jones to Hite

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Gabriel JONES to John HITE

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“Frederick County, Virginia Deed Book No. 3”

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Page 163

                This Indenture made the 7th Day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and fifty four Between Gabriel JONES of the County of Frederick in Virginia of the one part and John HITE of the same place of the other part Witnesseth that the said Gabriel JONES for and in Consideration of the Sum of five shillings current Money of Virginia To him in Hand paid by the said John HITE at or before the Sealing and Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof Is hereby Acknowledged Hath Granted Bargained & Sold and by these presents doth Grant Bargain and Sell until The said John HITE a certain piece parcel or tract of land containing three Hundred Acres being part of a Greater piece or tract of Four Hundred Acres of land granted to the said Gabriel JONES by Deed from the Proprietor Office of the Northern Neck bearing date the twenty first of June MDCCLJ & Bounded as follows Viz- Beginning at a white oak and Hiccory Corner in HITES Opeccan Tract in a great Valley Thence South Seven Degrees East one hundred and Sixty Four Poles to two red Oaks and a Hiccory on a Ridge thence South Eighty three degrees West two hundred & twenty Eight Poles to three Hiccorys on a Side of a Hill thence North seven Degrees West two hundred & eleven & ½  Poles to a red Oak

Page 164

Thence North Eighty three Degrees East two hundred & twenty eight Poles to a red Oak to HITE’s former Patent Line thence along the Said Line South seven Degrees East to the Beginning forty Seven Poles. And all Houses Buildings Orchards Ways Waters water Courses Profits Commodities Hereditaments and Appurtenances whatsoever to the said Premises hereby Granted or any par thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder & Remainders Rents Issues and Profits thereof To Have and to Hold the said three Hundred Acres and all & Singular other the Premises hereby Granted with the Appurtenances unto the Said John HITE his executors Administrators And Assigns from the Day before the Date perfect for an During the full Term and time of one whole year from thence Next Enduing fully to be complete and ended Yielding and Paying therefore the rent of one Peppercorn on Lady day next if the same shall be lawfully demanded to the intent And purpose that by Virtue of these presents and of the Statute for Transferring Uses into Possession the Said John HITE May be in Actual possession of the Premises and be thereby Enabled to accept and take a Gant and Release of the Reversion and Inheritance thereof to him and his heirs In Witness whereof the Said Gabriel JONES hath hereunto set is Hand and Seal the Day and year first above Written-

Sealed and Delivered

In the Presence of}                                             Gabriel JONES  seal

                                At a Court held for Frederick County on

Tuesday the 5th Day of February 1754

 

 

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