Morgan to Moore


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Charles MORGAN to Lewis MOORE


“Frederick County, Virginia Deed Book No. 3”


Page 347

                This Indenture made the 3rd day of September In the Year of our Lord one thousand seven Hundred and fifty Four Between Charles MORGAN OF THE County of Frederick in the Colony of Virginia of the one part and Lewis MOORE of Frederick County in the Colony of Virginia of the other part Witnesseth that the said Charles MORGAN for & in Consideration of the Sum of five Shillings Sterling to him in hand paid by the Said Lewis MOORE at and before the Sealing of these Presents the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Hath granted Bargained Sold and by these Presents doth grant bargain & sell unto the said Lewis MOORE his Heirs and Assigns a Certain Tract or Parcel of Land containing two Hundred and Eight Acres be the same Moor or less lying and situated in Frederick County being Part of one thousand Acres Granted by Patent unto Morgan MORGAN (and by his Transferred to his Son the said Charles MORGAN) bearing date the Twenty third Day of April one Thousand Seven hundred and thirty five Bounded as Followeth Beginning at a Poplar an old Corner in the Original Patent Running thence South Two Hundred Poles to a White Oak Saplin thence West one hundred and thirty Poles to a Walnut Tree thence North one hundred and six Poles to a White Oak thence North Sixty five Degrees West Forty four Poles to an Elm thence North thirty Poles to a Black Oak thence South Sixty five Degrees East Forty four Poles to a Mulberry tree thence North one Hundred fifty and three Poles to a White Oak thence South Sixty degrees East one Hundred and fifty four Poles to the Beginning And all Houses Buildings Gardens Orchards meadows Woods ways waters water Courses Profits Commodities Hereditaments & Appurtenances whatsoever to the Premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder & Remainders Rents Issues and Profits thereof To have & to hold the said Tract or Parcel of Land & all & Singular the Premises hereby Granted

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With the Appurtenances unto the said ___________ (left blank) his Heirs Ex’s Adm’s or Assigns from the Day of the Day of the Date hereof for and during the full End & Term of one whole Year from thence next ensuing fully to be completed and Ended Yielding and Paying therefore the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corn on Lady day next if the same shall be lawfully demanded to the Intent & Purpose that by Virtue of these presents & of the Statute for transferring Uses into Possession the said Lewis MOORE his heirs and assigns may be in Actual Possession of the Premises and be thereby enabled to accept & take a grant & release of the Reversions and Inheritance thereof to him & his Heirs In Witness whereof the said Charles MORGAN Hath hereunto set his Hand& Seal the Day Month & year first above written.

Sealed & Delivered 

Presence of}          

Tho’s LON

Benjamin (his M mark) RICHARDSON

Wm GREEN                                   Charles (his C mark) MORGAN seal

                          At a Court Continued & held for Frederick County on

                          Wednesday the 4th Day of September 1754

Charles MORGAN in Open Court Acknowledged this his Lease for Land to Lewis MOORE which on the Motion of the said Lewis was Admitted to Record.





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