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

Land Office Grant to Isaac and Adam CLEMENTS,      Executors of Benjamin CLEMENTS, dec., 1 Sep 1782
Virginia Land Office Grants G, 1782-1783, page 125
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 29 October 2001

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  Benjamin Harrison Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth Virginia, to all to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that in Consideration of the Ancient Composition of two pounds Sterling paid by Isaac and Adam Clements into the treasury of this Commonwealth, there is Granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Isaac and Adam Clements Executors of Benjamin Clements deceased a certain tract or parcel of land Containing three hundred and seventy five acres by Survey bearing date the fifth day of September one thousand seven hundred and eighty one lying and being in the County of Pittsylvania the South side of Staunton River and on bothe sides of Sycamore creek and Bounded as followeth to wit Beginning at a Spanish oak on the said River and thence running on the lines of the said Clements former patent South fifty degrees west twenty poles to a red oak South forty three degrees west twenty eight poles to a pine South eighty six degrees west forty two poles to a pine South Twenty one degrees west forty poles to a pine South twenty degrees west thirty eight poles to a white oak South thirty degrees west forty three poles crossing a branch of the road to pointers in the said line and thence along Joshua Allstons line North eighty five degrees west, two hundred and forty eight poles to a white oak in the line of the said Clements old patent again and thence the same south forty seven degrees west twelve poles to a white oak North thirty five degrees west twenty six poles to a red oak North nine degrees east eighty two poles to a pine east ten poles to a red oak North one degrees east sixty poles to Hollaways Corner pine and thence on his line North two degrees west thirty eight poles to a hickory on Sycamore creek & thence down the said creek as it Meanders to Ralph Smiths corner on the said creek and thence new line North thirty five degrees east seventy five poles to a white oak in the said Clements old line aforesaid and thence the same North thirty three degrees east twenty two poles to a hackberry tree on the river aforesaid opposite the end of Persimmon Island and thence down the said river as it Meanders to the beginning with its Appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances, to the said Isaac and Adam Clements and their heirs forever In witness whereof the said Benjamin Harrison Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia hath hereunto set his hand and Caused the lesser Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the first day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and eighty two, and of the Commonwealth the seventh
    Benjamin Harrison

[Note: Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 8, pp. 438-439 records that Isaac and Adam CLEMENT, as Executors of the Estate of Benjamin CLEMENT, deceased, subsequently sold the land acquired by the above grant to John Webster GILBERT on 10 Jun 1789.]

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