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INDENTURE BETWEEN JOHN MUNN AND JOHN HELMS
CHARLES COUNTY, MARYLAND


 

Charles County Court (Land Records), Liber E, Folio 175 10March1673

This Indenture made this Tenth day of March Anoq Dom One thousand
six hundred Seaventy three, Betweene John Munn of Charles County in
the Province of Maryland Planter of the one pte And John Helme of
the same County & Province of the other pte
Witnesseth that the sd John Munn as well for & in Consideracon of
Seaven thousand pounds of good Sound merchantable tobacco & Cask
already in hand reed As also for diverse good causes & consideracons
him hereunto moveing Hath bargained Sold Eliened enfeoffed assigned
sett over & confirmed and by theise pntes doth fully clearly
absolutely bargain sell allien enfeof assigne Sett over & confirme
unto the said John Helme his his heires & ass forever All that pcell
of Land called Shrewsbury lyeinge & beinge on the North side of
Piscatoway River & on the South side of a Creek in the sd River
called Cingamuxon Creeke begining at a bound Oake the bound tree of
the land forthly layde out for John Hatch & runninge East up the sd
Creeke the length of one hundred & fifty pches to a bounded oake
standinge in the Exterior lyne of the land formerly layde out for
Thomas Allinson now in the possion of Walter Pake bounding on the
East by a line drawne south from the sd Oake One hundred & Sixty
pches to a bounded Pokicory standinge neare the land formerly layde
out for Jeremy Frost now in the possion of John Cane, on the South
by a line drawne West from the ende of the former lyne, to the land
of John Hatch aforesd, on the West with the sd land, on the North
with the sd Creeke & the first East lyne conteyninge & now laide out
for One hundred & fifty acres more or lesse, with all & singular the
howses buildings pastures feedinges wayes woods underwood pfitts
comodities & appurtenances the sd prmisses or any pte or pcell
thereof belonginge or in any wise apperteyninge To have & to hold
the aforesd Land & all & singulr the pmisses before granted
bargained & Sold with their & evy of their Rights members &
appurtenances wtsoev unto the sd John Helme his heires & ass forever
from him the sd John Munn his heires executrs & admrs And the sd
John Mun doth for himselfe his heires executrs & admrs Covenante
pmise & grante to & with the sd John Helme his heires executrs admrs
& ass that the pmises now are & forever after shall be continue free
& cleare & freely and clearely acquitted exonerated & discharged of
& from all & singular former & othr bargaines Sales guifts grantes
Leases rentes arrearages of Rent, rentcharges Mortgages Dowers
Joyntures Clames demands & incumbrances whatsoev agst him them or
any of them had done or Comitted or to be had done & comitted And
the said John Mun for himselfe his heires executrs & admrs the
aforesd pcell of Land & all & singular othr the pmisses before
granted bargained & Sold Wth the appurtences unto the sd John Helme
his heires & ass for ever agst the sd John Mun his heires executrs &
admrs & against all & evy of them lawfully claymeinge from by or
under him or them or any of them shall & will warrant & forever
defend by theise pntes And the sd John Mun for him selfe his heires
executrs & admrs doth Covenant pmise & grante to & wth the sd John
Helme his heires & ass & evy of them shall & may by force & virtue
of theise pntes lawfully peaceably & quietly have holde occupie
posses & enjoy the sd land & all & singulr the pmisses before
granted bargained & sold with their & evy of their appurtenances
rights & members And have & receive & take Rentes Ishus & pfitts
thereof to his & their owne pper use & behoofe without any manner
lett trouble Eviccon or interrupcon of or by the sd John Mun his
heires executrs admrs & ass or any of them the rents Sarvices which
from henceforth from tyme to tyme & at all tymes for ev hereafter
shall grow due & payable to the Cheife Lord or Lords of the Fee or
Fees thereof, for or in respect for or in respect of their Seignoris
or Seignorues only excepted & foreprized
In witnes hereof the pties aforegd to theise Indentures
interchangeably have putt thr hands & Seales the day & yeare first
above written.
Signed Sealed & delivered
John Munns (loc Sigil)
in the pnce of us whose names are underwritten
Thomas Corker
John Boyden
John Munn above menconed acknowledged the above Conveyance in open
Court


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