Deed of William Beverley, 1744 Oct. 5.
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This Indenture made the twenty fifth Day of October in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second King of Great Britain &c and in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and forty four Between William Beverley of the County of Essex Gent. of the one Part and the Honble William Gooch Esquire Lieut. Governor of Virginia of the other Part Witnesseth That the said William Beverley for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and five Pounds current Money to him in hand paid at or before the Ensealing and Delivery of these Presents the Receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge Hath granted bargained sold aliened released Enfeoffed and confirmed and by those Presents Doth grant bargain sell alien release Enfeoff and confirm unto the said William Gooch his heirs and assigns for ever All that Neck or Point of Land Sand and Marsh on the South West End of Point Comfort containing about one hundred and twenty acres Which said Tract of Land was granted unto Robert Beverley dec'ed [deceased] by Patent bearing Date the Second Day of May 1706 and from him descended to the said William Beverley Party to these Presents as his Eldest Son and Heir at Law And all Houses outhouses Edifices Buildings Gardens Orchards Woods Underwoods Trees Ways Waters Watercourses Profits Commodities Hereditaments and Appurtenances whatsoever to the said Tract of Land belonging or in anywise appertaining and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders Rents Issues and Profits there and of every Part and Parcel thereof and all the Estate Right Title Interest Property Claim and Demand whatsoever of him the said William Beverley of in and to the same and every Part thereof To have and to hold the said Tract of Land and Premises with the appurtenances unto the said William Gooch his Heirs and assigns to the only proper Use and Behoof of his Majesty his Heirs and Successors forever and the said William Beverley doth covenant Promise and agree to and with the said William Gooch and his Heirs and assigns That he the said William Beverley and his Heirs and all and every other Person or Persons claiming by from or under him or them shall and will at all Times hereafter upon the reasonable Requests Costs and Charges in the Law of them the said William Gooch his Heirs and assigns [illegible] cause and procure to be made Executed and acknowledged any [illegible]or other lawful by reasonable Act or acts Thing or things Devices Convergances or Assurances in the Law for the further better and more perfect conveying and assuring the said Tract of Land with the appurtenances unto the said William Gooch his Heirs and assigns forever for the Uses aforesaid as by him or his Counsel learned in the Law shall be devised advised or required. And that he the said William Beverley and his Heirs the said Premises with the appurtenances unto the said William Gooch his Heirs Assigns for ever for the Uses aforesaid against all and every Person and Persons whatsoever and again the Dower of his present Wife Elizabeth shall and will Warrant and forever defend by these Presents in Witness whereof the said Parties to these Presents their Hands and Seals have interchangeably set the Day and Year first above written. Sealed and Delivered in Presence of [signed] W. Wagner, George Nicholas, Roger Dixon Junr: [signed] W. Beverley [Legal Seal] [signed] William Gooch [Legal Seal]