Saturday, January 14, 2012

Deed from William Sharpley to Shadrack Taylor 14 January 1750

This Indenture made this xivth Day of January Anno Domi Seventeen hundred and fifty Between William Sharpley Eldest Son and Heir at law of William Sharpley late of Accomack County Planter deceas'd of the one part and Shadrack Taylor of the County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Sharpley Party to these presents for and in Consideration of Thirty one Pounds one Shilling and Eight Pence Current money of Virginia to him by the said Shadrack Taylor paid before the Sealing and Delivery hereof the Receipt whereof the said William Sharpley doth hereby acknowledge Hath Given Granted Bargained and Sold & Doth hereby give grant Bargain and Sell to the said Shadrack Taylor his heirs and Assigns for ever all that Tract or Parcel of Land Situate lying and being in the County of Accomack aforesaid which Hancock Nichless and Richard Drummond Extors of Richard Drummond Deceas'd and Ann Drummond Executrix of the said Richard Convey'd to the said William Sharpley Deceas'd by their Indenture acknowledged before the Justices of Accomack County Court and among the Records of that court in inroll'd bearing Date the fourth day of December Anno Domi Seventeen hundred thirty and four & by Estimation One hundred Acres be the Same more or Less To have & to hold the said One hundred Acres of land with the appurtenances to the said Shadrack Taylor his Heirs and Assigns for ever and no other use or uses whatsoever and the said William Party to these presents for himself his heirs Executors and Administrators Doth hereby covenant with the said Shadrack Taylor his Heirs and Assigns that he the said William Sharpley at the time of the Sealing and Delivery hereof is Seized of the hereby Granted and bargained Land with the appurtenances in a good and indefencible Estate of Inheritance in fee simple and the he the Said William hath good right and full and Lawful Power and Authority to grant Bargain and Sell the Same to the said Shadrack Taylor in manner and form aforesaid and that the said Bargained one hundred Acres of land with the appurtenances are free and clear of all Dowers intails Mortgages or other incumbrances whatsoever & that he the said William and his heirs forever will Warrant and Defend the same to the sd Shadrack Taylor his Heirs and Assigns forever against all Titles and Persons whatsoever and that he the said William Sharpley and his Heirs will at all times hereafter when he or they shall be thereto required by the said Shadrack Taylor his Heirs or Assigns ... make do and Execute every other and further Act Deed Devise or Devices in the law more Effectually to Secure and assure the said Bargained lands with the appurtenances to the said Shadrack Taylor his Heirs and Assigns for ever as the said Shadrack his Heirs or Assigns his or their Council in the Law [-----] Shall Advise Devise or Require In Testimony whereof the Parties aforesaid have hereto Interchangeably affixed their hands and Seals the day and Year first above written

Wm Sharpley

Sealed & Delivered in presence of Geo. Douglas John Taylor John Elder

At a Court held for Accomack County January 28th 1750

William sharpley Presented and acknowledged the within Indenture to be his Act and Deed to Shadrack Taylor & Admitted to Record Mary the wife of the sd William being first Privately examined as the Law directs and Voluntarily Relinquished her Rights of Dower in the Lands Comprized in the within Indenture

Geo. Holden Cls Cur

Truly Recorded

Geo. Holden Cls

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