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


 
Land Office Patent to Benjamin CLEMENTS, 16 Aug 1756
Virginia Land Office Patents No. 34, 1756-1765, pp. 80-81
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 4 November 2001

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  George the Second & c. To all & c. Know ye that for divers good Causes & Considerations but more especially for and in Consideration of the Sum of forty 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 & Confirmed and by these Presents for us our Heirs and Successors Do Give Grant & Confirm unto Benjamin Clements one certain Tract or parcel of Land containing Four hundred and four Acres lying & being in the County of Lunenburgh on both sides of Strait Stone Creek and bounded as followeth, to wit Beginning at Pollards Corner Pointers thence new lines North three degrees West Seventy three Poles to a red oak North thirty degrees East one hundred & twenty Poles to a Pine North forty degrees West two hundred Poles to Pointers South thirty five degrees West two hundred and twenty Poles crossing two Branches to Pointers South forty Degrees East eighty Poles to a red oak South twenty degrees East one hundred & forty six Poles to a Pine South sixty degrees East one hundred and twenty Poles to a Pine in Pollards line and thence on his lines North three degrees West one hundred and twelve Poles crossing the Creek to the first Station. 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 Robert Dinwiddie Esquire our Lieutenant Governor and Commander in chief of our Colony and Dominion at Williamsburgh Under the Seal of our said Colony the sixteenth Day of August One thousand Seven hundred and fifty six In the thirtieth Year of our Reign
    Robt. Dinwiddie

[Note: Halifax County, VA, Deed Book 2, 1759-1766, pp. 249-251 records that Benjamin CLEMENT subsequently sold the land he acquired by the above patent to John JONES on 6 May 1760.]




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