Deed from John Robins and Elizabeth his wife to Nathaniel Burwell -1 June 1789 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk

This indenture made the first day of June in the year of Our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Eighty nine between John Robins and Elizabeth his wife of the Parish of Yorkhampton and County of York of the one part and Nathaniel Burwell the younger of the same County of the Other part, Witnesseth that the said John Robins and Elizabeth his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Six hundred pounds current money of Virginia in hand paid by the said Nathaniel Burwell the younger to the said John Robins at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof the said John & Elizabeth do herby Acknowledge have granted bargained, sold alned released and Confirmed, and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien release and Confirm unto the said Nathaniel Burwell the younger, a certain tract, piece, or parcel of Land lying and being situate in the parish of Hungars in the County of Northampton known by the name of Huntington and containing by estimation Four hundred and ten acres, be the same more or less, bounded and limited, according to the Plat hereof, hereunto annexed as Surveyed in the year 1785 by a certain Nathaniel Tyson deputy Surveyor of Northampton County (excepting thereout a piece of the aforesaid tract of Land containing by estimation one hundred and twenty two acres which the said John Robins hath bargained and sold to a certain Mr. Thomas Notingham the elder before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, and also excepting thereout the right, which a certain Elizabeth Robins widow and relict of John Robins deceased hath in and to One third part of the afore mentioned tract of land, for and during the term of her natural life, as her dower and no longer) together with the appurtenances and revision right Title interest claim and demand whatsoever of him the said John Robins and Elizabeth his wife in and to the said tract of Land or any part thereof To have and to hold all and singular the before granted premises with the appurtenances to the said Nathaniel Burwell the younger, his heirs and assigns for ever And the said John Robins and Elizabeth his wife for themselves their heirs an assigns all and Singular the before granted premises with the appurtenances unto the said Nathaniel Burwell the younger his heirs and assigns, Shall and will forever warrant and defend against the Claim of all persons whatsoever by these presents. In Witness whereof the said John Robins and Elizabeth his wife have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written

John Robins
Signed, Sealed and delivered
the words "their Seals" being
first injected & underlined over
the 28th line in presence of

John Smith
Walter Burwell

Mary Hewitt
Richard Haywood


At a Court held for the District Composed of the Counties of Accomack and Northampton at Accomack Courthouse on thursday the 15th of October 1789. This indenture of Bargain and Sale was proved by the Oaths of John Smith, Walter Burwell and Richard Haywood Witnesses thereunto and Ordered to be Recorded
Teste
Benjamin Pollard CDC

Source:
_____. Accomack District Court Wills and Deeds 1789-1799; pp. 3, 4.

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