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


 
Land Office Patent to Benjamin CLEMENT, 20 Jun 1772
Virginia Land Office Patents No. 40, 1771-1772, pp 677-678
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 4 November 2001

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  George the third & c To all & c Know ye that for divers good Causes & Considerations but more Especially for & in Consideration of the Sum of Ten shillings of good & Lawful Money for our use paid to our Receiver General of our Revenues in this our Colony & Dominion of Virginia We have given granted & Confirmed & by these Presents for us our Heirs & Successors Do give Grant & Confirm unto Benjamin Clement one Certain Tract or Parcel of Land containing six hundred & six Acres lying & being in the County of Pittsylvania on the South side Stanton River & both sided Sycamore Creek & bounded as followeth, to wit, Beginning at a white oak & thence South thirty three degrees West seventy four Poles to a white Oak South one Degree East eighty poles to a spanish Oak on the Creek & thence up the same as it Meanders to an Ash & thence up the same as it Meanders to Holloways Corner Hickory & thence on his Line South Ten degrees East thirty eight Poles to a pine & thence new Lines South seven Degrees West sixty Poles to a red Oak West Ten poles to a Pine South nine Degrees West eighty two Poles to a red oak South thirty five Degrees East twenty six poles to Pointers in the old Line and thence on the said Lines south forty seven degrees West forty Poles to a white Oak South seventy one degrees East two hundred & twenty two Poles to Pointers North thirty degrees East eighty six Poles to pointers North seventy degrees East thirty eight Poles to a pine North seventy one degrees East Forty poles to a Pine & thence new Lines North eighty six degrees East Forty one poles to a Pine North forty three Degrees East seventy eight poles crossing a branch to a red oak North fifty degrees East twenty Poles to a Spanish Oak on the River & thence up the same as it Meanders to the Beginning five hundred and Twenty nine acres part thereof being formerly Granted unto the said Clement by Letters Patent bearing date the tenth day of September one thousand seven hundred & fifty five and seventy seven acres the residue neverbefore granted With all & c. To have hold & c. To be held & c. Yielding and pay & c. Provided & c. In Witness & c. Witness our trusty & welbeloved John Earl of Dunmore our Lieutenant & Governor General of our said Colony & Dominion at Williamsburg under the seal of our said Colony the twentieth day of June one thousand seven hundred & seventy two In the twelfth year of our Reign
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