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

Deed William BUTLER to Philip MAJOR, 25 Apr 1771
Amelia County, VA, Deed Book 11, 1769-1772, pp. 245-246
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 22 October 2001

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  This Indenture made the twenty fifth Day of April One thousand Seven hundred and Seventy one Between William Butler of the Parish of Raleigh in the County of Amelia of the one part and Philip Major of the said parish and County of the other part Witnesseth that the Said William Butler for and in Consideration of the sum of Fifteen Pounds Seventeen shillings & Six pence Current Money to him in hand paid by the said Philip Major at and before the Ensealing & Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath Granted Bargain'd sold Releas'd & Confirm'd unto the said Philp Major One Tract or Parcel of land Situate in the aforesaid County of Amelia Containing Thirty one acres be the same more or less being part of the Tract the said William Butler now lives on and is Bounded by the Lands of James Porter William Ford & the said Philip Major with all & Singular the appertenances thereunto belonging unto the said Philip Major & his Heirs and assigns forever and the said William Butler for himself his Heirs & c. Doth Covenant & agree to and with the said Philip Major that it shall & may be Lawful to & for the said Philip Major his Heirs and assigns from time to time & at all times forever hereafter Peaceable and quietly to have hold occupy possess & Enjoy the said Land & premises of the Right & Title of the said William Butler his Heirs Executors Administrators or assigns or any other person or persons Lawfully Claiming or to Claim by from or under them or any of them and the said William Butler for himself & his Heirs the said Land and premises before Intended Mentiond & Express'd unto the said Philip Major & his Heirs and all Claiming or to Claim by from or under them or any of them or any other person or persons whatsoever shall & will warrant & for ever defend by these presents In Witness whereof the said William Butler hath hereunto set his hand & fixed his Seal the day and year above written.
Signed Sealed & Delivered }  
In presence of } William Butler {seal}
William Ford    
John Ford Junr.    
William Clement    

At a Court held for Amelia County the 25th day of April 1771
This Indenture was acknowledged by the within Named William Butler party therto and Ordered to be Recorded Rhoda Butler Wife of the said William personally appeared in Court & having been first privily Examined as the Law directs Voluntarily Relinquished her Right of Dower in the Land and premises Conveyed by the said Indenture
    John Pride DC

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