Jesse Pugh Jr. - Land Grant - 1789

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Jesse PUGH jr
267 Acres
Frederick
Exd

Beverley RANDOLPH Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
to all to whom these presents shall come. Greeting Know ye that by virtue
of a warrant Issued from the late Lord Proprietors Office of the Northern Neck
and in Consideration of the ancient Composition of one pound ten Shillings
Sterling paid by Jesse PUGH jun. into the Treasury of this Commonwealth
There is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Jesse PUGH Junr.
a Certain Tract or parcel of Land Containing two hundred and Sixty Seven
Acres by Survey bearing Date the Twenty seventh day of September one
Thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Eight. Lying & being in the County
of Frederick adjoining the Land of James LAURANCE son of John LAURANCE
Decd. on Hog Creek and Bounded as followeth To wit Beginning at a white
oak and Hickory Corner to the Land of James LAURANCE, (formerly John
LAURANCE and running thence with his line reversed' South forty nine and
three quarters Degrees West one hundred and ninetysix poles Crossing a branch several times

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Times to a pine on a hill said LAURANCES Corner thence along said LAURANCES line
reversed North thirtyfour and three quarter Degrees West fortyfive poles to two white oaks
Corner to John WHITE, thence along WHITE's line, South twentyfive and three
Quarter Degrees West Crossing the Branch eightytwo poles to a large white oak ~
Stump in a valley in said WHITE's line & Corner to CLEAVER South seventy
four Degrees East sixtysix poles to a white oak on the South side of a hill thence
Down the hill South forty Degrees East thirtyfour poles to a Hickory on CLEAVERS
line thence along it South sixtyone Degrees East twentyeight poles Crossing Hog
Creek to a pine on the side of a hill CLEAVERS Corner & the Course Continued
in all forty two poles to three pines thence North forty Degrees East thirty
four poles to two pines on a hill, thence North sixty Degrees East one hun-
dred and seventyeight poles to two Chesnut oaks on a high hill thence
North forty degrees East one hundred poles to a white oak and Spanish
oak on the North Westside of a hill in the line of said James LAURANCE
thence North twelve Degrees West sixtysix poles to a Spanish oak on the
side of a hill thence, South eightyfour and one quarter Degrees West one
hundred and fifty poles to the beginning with its appurtenances to have and to
hold the said tract or parcel of land, with its appurtenances to the said
Jesse PUGH junr. and his heirs for ever In witness whereof the said)
Beverly RANDOLPH Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
hath hereunto set his hand and caused the Lesse Seal of the said Com-
monwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the second day of April in
the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eightynine
and of the Commonwealth the thirteenth ~~

B. Randolph

 

 

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