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

VA Land Patent to William CLEMENT, dated 9 Aug 1735
Virginia Patent Book 16, pages 130-132
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 10 January 2001

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George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith & To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that for divers good causes and Considerations but more Especially for and in consideration of the Sum of Forty shillings of good and Lawful mony for our use paid to our Receiver General of our Revenues in this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia We have Given Granted and Confirmed and by these presents for us our Heirs and Successors Do Give Grant and Confirm unto William Clemment One certain tract or parcel of Land containing Four Hundred acres Lying and being in the County of Amelia on the lower side of the little Creek adjoining Richard Jones & Stephen Beasly's Lines and bounded as followeth (to wit) Beginning at a Small white oak Saplin at the lower end of the dry Beaver pond thence North Eleven Degrees East One Hundred and Fifty four poles to Beasley's & Hayes's Lines thence west Eleven Degrees North One Hundred and four Poles to Beasleys Corner thence west Forty two Degrees North two Hundred & twenty eight Poles along his & Head Line to his upper Corner thence South forty two Degrees West twenty Poles to Richard Jones's Line thence South thirty Seven Degrees East Sixty poles to the said Jones's Corner white oak thence South Forty Degrees west one Hundred and thrity two Poles to his Corner white oak thence South thirty Seven Degrees East two Hundred and Fifty Six Poles to a Corner Pigg ???? upon Little Creek thence down Little Creek as it meanders to the first Station With all woods underwoods Swamps Marshes Lowgrounds & Meadows Feedings and his due Share of all veins mines and Quarries as well discovered as not discovered within the bounds aforesaid and being part of the said Quantity of Four Hundred acres of Land and the Rivers waters and water Coursses therein Contained together with the privileges of Hunting Hawking Fishing Fowling and all other profits Comodities & Hereditaments whatsoever to the same or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining to have hold possess and Enjoy the said tract or parcel of Land and all other the before Granted premisses and every part thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said William Clemment and to his Heirs and assigns forever to the only use and behoof of him the said William Clemment his Heirs and assigns for ever To Be held of us our Heirs & Successors as of our Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Comon Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service Yielding and Paying unto us our Heirs and Successors for every Fifty acres of Land and so Proportionably for a lesser or Greater Quantity than Fifty Acres the Fee Rent of one Shilling yearly to be paid upon the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel and also Cultivating and Improving three acres part of every Fifty of the tract above mentioned within three years after the Date of these Presents Provided always that if three years of the said Fee Rent shall at any time be in arrear and unpaid or if the said William Clemment his Heirs or assigns Do not within the space of three years next coming after the Date of these presents Cultivate and Improve three acres part of every Fifty of the tract above mentioned then the Estate hereby Granted shall cease & be utterly Determined and thereafter it Shall and may be Lawful to and for us our Heirs and Successors to Grant the same Lands and premisses with the appurtenances unto such other Person or Persons as we our Heirs and Successors Shall think fit In Witness whereof we have caused these our Letters Patent to be made Witness our Trusty and welbeloved William Gooch Esq. our Lieutenant Gov. and Comander in Chief of our said Colony and Dominion at Williamsburgh under the Seal of our said Colony this Ninth Day of August One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty five in the Ninth year of our Reign

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