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William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants

Deed Samuel MAJOR to John COOK, 28 Feb 1754
Amelia County, VA, Deed Book 5, 1749-1757, pp. 114-115
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 20 October 2001

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  This Indenture Made this twenty eight Day of February one Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Four between Samuel Major of the one Part John Cook the Other part both of Amelia County parish of Rawleigh Witnesseth that the said Samuel Major for the valuable Consideration of Ninety pounds Current Money of Virginia to him in hand paid before the Ensealing and delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof I do hereby Acknowledge my self to be fully Satisfied Contented and paid by these Presents have given Granted Bargained Sold Alineated Enfeofed and Confirmed do by these presence fully Clearly Absolutely give Grant Bargain Sell Alineate Enfeofe and Confirm unto the said John Cook Two hundred Acres of Land be the same more or less According to bounds Beginning at John Clements corner on George Hams line thence along the said Clements line Across Aglade to Jacob Seays line thence down the said Seays line to his corner thence by Aline of Marked Trees to George Hams line thence Along the said Hams line to the Corner it begun at to have and to Hold the above Granted premises with all and singular its Rights Members Jurisdictions and Appertinances together with all houses Edifies Buildings Guardians Orchards lands and Meadows feeding pastures woods and underwoods water ways Prophets & Commodities whatsoever there unto belonging or in Any wise Appurtaining unto the said John Cook his heirs and Assigns for ever and the said Samuel Major Doth for him his heirs his heirs Assigns Covenant grant & agree to and with the said John Cook his Heirs and Assigns may and shall from time to time & at all times for Ever hereafter Peasably & quietly have hold Use Occupy possess and Enjoy the Above granted permises and Every part & parcel of Every of their rights members Jurisdictions & Appurtenances & have Receive and take the Users prophets & Commodities to his proper Uses & behoof for ever without any Lawfull Suit trouble denial Eviction or disturbance of him the said Samuel Major or his Heirs Executors Administrators or of any Other person or persons Whatsoever by from or under him them or any of them or by his or their or any of their means Act privately procurement and the Said Samuel Major do for for himself his Heirs and Assigns further promise Grant and agree to and with the said John Cook his Heirs and Assigns to Warrant and defend the Above granted premises with Their and Every of their Rights members Jurisdictions and Appurtinances unto the said John Cook his Heirs and assigns for ever to be free and Clear and freely Equited Exonerated and discharged of all manner of forms and Other gifts Grants Bargains Sails Rights thirds Dowers & all other Incumbrances whatsoever & lastly the said Samuel Major doth further covenant promise and Agree to and with the said John Cook his Heirs and Assigns to make perform And Accomplish or Cause to be made done & performed & Accomplished All and Every Other Act & Acts thing and things Devise & Devises whatsoever in the law for the Strenthening & confirming the premises be it in deed or deeds or by any other Law or means which shall By the said John Cook his Heirs or Assigns by his or their Council learned in the law be reasonable Advised Devised or required in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Fixed my seal the Day and year above Writen
Signed Sealed & Delivered }  
    Samuel Major {seal}

Memorandum that Quiet and Peasable Possession was granted of the within Mentioned Land and premises to John Cook by the Other Covenanter to these presents.
    Samuel Major {seal}

At a Court held for Amelia County the 28th day of February 1754
Saml. Major presented and acknowledged this his Deed with Livery and Seison Endorsed to John Cook and ordered to be recorded Bersheba the Wife of the Said Samuel being first privately examined and Voluntarily assenting thereto relinquished her Right of Dower in the Land Conveyed by the Said Deed.
    Samuel Cobbs Clk.

[Note: Amelia County, VA, Deed Book 1, 1734-1743, pp. 478-480 records that Samuel MAJOR purchased the land he conveyed in the above deed from William CLEMENT on 14 June 1743.]

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