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

Deed Joshua ABSTON to William EVINS, 6 Dec 1780
Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 6, 1780-1783, pp. 78-79
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 22 October 2001

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  This Indenter maid this Sixth Day of December in the Year of Our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Between Joshua Abston of the County of Pittsylvania of the one part and William Evins of the same County of the other part Witnesseth that the said Joshua Abston for and in Consideration of ten thousand pounds current money of Virginia to him in Hand paid by the sd. William Evins the receipt whereof the said Joshua Abston doth acknowledge and hath given granted bargained and Sold and by these Presents doth give grant bargain Sell Deliver and Confirm to him the Said William Evins his Heirs and assigns forever one Certain Tract or Parcel of Land Situate lying and being in the County of Pittsylvania Containing two Hundred and fifty acres Survaid formerly for William Moberly on both Sides of Sycamore Creek and bounded as followeth Viz, Begining at a pine in Clements line thence along his line South ten Degrees East Sixty four poles to a pine South Sixty Degrees East Six poles to a pine thence a new line South Crossing the Crek to a litewood Stump North Seventy Degrees West one Hundred Sixty Six poles & crossing a branch to a white Oak North two Hundred and twenty poles Crossing the Creek to a red Oak East one Hundred and forty two poles to the first Station reference thereto being had will at Large appear by this with all and Singular the Privileges and appurtainances thereto belonging & in any wise appertaining To have and to hold the above Sold Land and Premises with all the appertenances unto the Said William Evins his Heirs and Assigns forever as unto him the said Joshua Abston his Heirs and assigns forever and against the Claim and Demand of all other Persons whatsoever shall and will by these presents warrant and forever will Defend In witness whereof the Said Joshua Abston hath Hereunto Set his Hand and Seal the Day and Year first above written
Signed Sealed and Delivered }  
In presents of } Joshua Abston LS

Memorandom that on the Day and year first written or with mentioned Quiet and Peacable Possession of the within mentioned Land and Premises was given and made by Joshua Abston to William Evins in presents of the Subscribing
    Joshua Abston LS

Received of William Evins ten thousand pounds Current money being the Consideration for the within mentioned Land and Premises Witness my Hand this Sixth Day of December 1870
    Joshua Abston LS

At a Court held for Pittsylvania County the 19th Day of Decr. 1780
The within Indenture together with the memorandom of Livery and seizin and receipt hereon Indorsed was Acknowledged by the within Named Joshua Abston to be his Several Acts and Deed and the same was Ordered to be Recorded by the Court
    Will Tunstall Cl.

[Note: Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 1, pp. 178-180 records that Joshua ABSTON purchased the land he conveyed in the above deed from William CALLAWAY on 25 Oct 1768.]

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