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

Deed William CALLAWAY to Joshua ABSTON, 25 Oct 1768
Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 1, pp. 178-180
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 7 November 2001

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  This Indenture made this the Twenty fifth day of October In the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred & Sixty Eight Between William Callaway of the County of Bedford of the one Part and Joshua Abston of Pittsylvania County of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Callaway for and in Consideration of the Just and full Sum of Thirty five Pounds Current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Joshua Abston Receipt whereof the said William Callaway doth hereby Acknowledge hath Given Granted Bargained and Sold & by these Presents doth Give Grant Bargain Sell deliver and Confirm to him the said Joshua Abston his heirs & assigns forever one Certain Tract or Parcell of Land Situate Lying & being in the County of Pittsylvania Containing Two hundred & fifty Acres Survaid formely for William Mobberly on both sides of Sycamore Creek and Bounded as followeth Viz Beginning at a pine in Clements line thence aLong his Lines south Ten degrees East Sixty four poles to a pine South Sixty degrees East Sixty six poles to a pine thence a New line South Crossing the Creek to a Lightwood Stump North Seventy degrees West one Hundred & Sixty Six poles Crossing a Branch to a white oak North Two Hundred & twenty poles Crossing the Creek to a red Oak and East one hundred & forty two poles to the first Station Reference there to being had will at Large appear Together with all & Singular the Priviledges and appurtainances thereunto belonging or in any wise apertaining to have & to hold the above Sold Land & premises with all the apertainances unto the said Joshua Abston his heirs & Assigns forever to the only proper use & behoof of him the said Joshua Abston his heirs & assigns forever Against him the said William Callaway his heirs & assigns forever Against him the said William Callaway his heirs or assigns & against the Clame and Demand of all other Persons Whatsoever Shall & will by these Presents Warrant & forever will Defend In Witness whereof the said William Callaway hath hereunto Set his hand & Seal the Day and year first above Written
Signed Sealed & delivered } William Callaway L.S.
In presence of us }  
Benjamin Clement    
Thomas Robertson    
Richard Hollaway    

Memorandum That on the day & year first within mentioned Quiet and Peaceable Possession of the within mentioned Land & Premises was Given & made by William Callaway to Joshua Abston in the Presence of the Subscribing Witness
Benjamin Clement   William Callaway L.S.

Received of Joshua Abstone Thirty five Pounds Current Money it being the Consideration for the within mentioned Land Premises
Witness my hand this 25th of octbr. 1760
    William Callaway

At a Court held for Pittsylvania County on the 25th Day of Novr. 1760
This Indenture together with the Memorandum of Lovery & Seizen and receipt hereon indorsed were proved by the Oaths of the Witness thereto to be the Severall Acts and Deeds of the within named William Callaway All which were ordered to be Recorded By the Court
Will Tunstall Cl

[Note: Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 6, 1780-1783, pp. 78-79 records that Joshua ABSTON subsequently sold the land he purchased in the deed above to William EVINS on 6 Dec 1780.]

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