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


 
Land Office Patent to James CLEMENT, 14 Jul 1769
Virginia Land Office Patents No. 38, 1768-1770, pp. 682-683
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 29 October 2001

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  George the Third & c. To all & c. Know ye that for divers good causes and considerations but more especially for & in consideration of the sum of fifteen shillings of good and lawful money 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 James Clement one certain Tract or parcel of Land containing one hundred and sixteen Acres lying and being in the county of Pittsylvania on Potter's Creek and bounded as followeth, to wit, Beginning at a white oak and pine in Benjamin Lankford's line thence new lines South forty seven degrees East fifty six poles to a gum South seventeen degrees West one hundred and twelve poles crossing Fox branch to a white oak in Robinson's line thence along his lines South eighty six degrees West one hundred and ten poles crossing Potter's Creek to a shrub white oak thence new lines North twenty eight degrees West one hundred and four poles to a spanish oak in Lankford's line thence along the same North eighty four degrees East one hundred and sixty poles crossing Potter's Creek to the beginning. With all & c. To have hold & c. To be held & c. Yielding and Paying & c. Provided & c. In Witness & c. Witness our Trusty and welbeloved Worborne Baron de Botetourt our Lieutenant and Governor General of our said Colony and Dominion at Williamsburg under the seal of our said Colony, the fourteenth day of July one thousand seven hundred and sixty nine In the ninth year of our Reign.
    Botetourt.

[Note: Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 2, pages 275-277 records that James CLEMENT subsequently sold the land he acquired by the above patent to James MITCHELL on 1 Aug 1771.]

 



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