Deed from Debadion Indian Emperor to John Williams - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
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I Debadion ye great Indian Emperor & chiefe proprietor of a tract of Land granted to John Williams by a patent dated ye third Day of October 1660 doe by these presents sell all my right of he Sd Land wth full warranty agt any Indian claime besides my selfe unto ye Sd John Williams his heires or assigns for full satisfaccon agreed on to my content and doe ingage to bring wth me some of my great Men to ye Court for to Confirme ye same according to ye English Law in witness of this my full act I have Set my hand this 6th Day of May 1662. Debadion his Mark ye Seale
The above written acknowledged by Debadion & his great Men as their [torn] & deed to John Williams in open court [torn] August 1662
Recorded [The remainder of the page is torn.]
_____. Northampton County Virginia Orders 1657-1666, p 23.