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153 Aprill 13 1693 This day William Harryson and William Williams being sworne in court att the motion of John Jane Say uppon their oathes that William Taylor late decd did by word of mouth appoynt John Jane to manage his estate for the paymt of his Debts: and if any thing remaind after Debts payd the sd John Jane to have the overplus to his own proper use. Jur in Curia Test James X Minge Cl Cur

Know all men by this pnts [presents] that I Francis Barrum of the parrish of Westover in Charles Citty County for the valluable consideracon of three thousand three hundred pounds of tobacca in Casq to me in hand payd and secured to be payd the Receipt wherof I doe heerby ackowledg to have received of Robert Landsdon. I Doo heerby accuqitt and discharge him the sd Robert Landsdon, & doe heerby accquitt and discharge him the sd Robert Landsdon his heyrs Execrs. and admrs: doe give grant bargain alien enfeoff and confirm & sell unto the sd Robert Landsdon his heyrs Execurs. admrs. & ass[igns] one tract or parcell of land scittuate lying and being in the parrish of Wynoke in the county afforsd conteining by esteemacon fifity acres be the same more or less as it is now divided for the land of Joseph Day the same being now in the tenure and occupacon of William Tompson being part of one hundred acres by me and Josep Day bought of Edward Gilly senr. decd. being bounded as followeth (viz) begining att a white oke standing on the eastern branch being a corner tree, soe to the two Mulbery trees that is to be planted in the old feild & thence to a Maple standing in the spring branch; soe upp the spring branch to a live oke marked three ways being a corner tree. to have and to hold the sd tract or parcell of land with all the Rights priviledges and appurtenances therunto belonging or apperteining to the same as housing, fencing, gardens, orchards,meddows. woods, pastures underwoods &c. to him the sd Robert Landsdon his heyrs Execrs admrs and Ass for ever, free and clear from any other claym or claymer by from or under him or any other person or persons whatsoever with the generall warranty to be kept maintaynd and defended by the sd Francis Barrum his heyrs Exrs: and admrs: furthermore I the sd Francis Barrum doe for my self my heyrs Exrs: and admrs: that at any time to signe seale & deliver any other reasonable deed for the sd premises to the sd Robt Landsdon his heyre or Ass as shall be meet at the charges of the said Landsdon or his Ass. In Wittnes wherof I have hereunto sett to my hand and seal this 16 day of ffebruary 1692/3. Francis W Barrum seale Sealed and dd [delivered] in pnce [presence] of Danyel Clarke, James Denson & Joseph Clarke, Acknowledged and surrendered in open court by the sd Francis Barrum unto the sd Robert Landsdon the 13 day of Aprill 1693. Test James Minge Cl Cur This Deed thus acknowledged is heer enroled. JM Cl Cur The will nuncupative of John Drinkwater late of Wynoke decd utterred and declared at his last sicknes in or about the month of Decemb last in Wynoke afforsd. That he gave to his eldest son John Drinkwater his hors bridle & sadle a sword and a gunn. And the rest of his esate he gave to his wife and his younger sonn they paying his Debts and this he declared & published being in perfect memory. Prooved in Cort the 13 day of Aprill 1693 by the oathes the sd Jno Hatly & of Richard Wright John I Hatley Richard R Wright And recorded heer Test James Minge Cl Cur