Deed from from Robert Pitt to James Selby - 16 May 1793 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk

This Indenture made this Sixteenth day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and ninety three Between Robert Pitt and Catharine his wife of the county of Accomack in the State of Virginia of the one part and James Selby of the County of Worcester in the State of Maryland of the other part Witnesseth that the said Robert Pitt and Cathering his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds current money of Virginia to them the said Robert Pitt and Catharine his wife in hand paid by the said James Selby the Receipt whereof the said Robert Pitt and Catharine do hereby acknowledge and wholly discharge the said James Selby [-----] Have granted bargained aliened. sold, released and confirmed and by these presents do hereby grant bargain alien, sell release and confirm unto the said James Selby his heirs and assigns for ever a certain tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Accomack and bounded on the north by Pitts' Creek, on the West and Southwest by the Lands of Walter Bayne and on the East by the Lands that that the said James Selby purchased of Lisney Gootee containing by estimation one hundred and Twenty five acres more of less it being the tract of Land which formerly belonged to Dennis Blake and conveyed from the said Dennis Blake by a Deed of conveyance to Robert Pitt the Father of the said Robert Pitt To have and to hold the said granted premises together with all and singular the appurtenances therunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto him the said James Selby his heirs and assigns for ever to the only proper use benefir and behoof of him the said James Selby his heirs assigns for ever and to and for no other use intent or purpose whatsoever. And the said Robert Pitt and Catharine for themselves their Heirs Executors and Administrators do covenant and agree to and with the said James Selby his heirs Executors Administrators & assigns against the Claim or Claims of all persons claiming from by or under them or either of them the said Robert Pitt and Catharine their heirs and Assigns, will warrant, and for ever defend In Testimony whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and Year above written
Robt Pitt
Signed Sealed & delivd
in the presence of

At a District Court holden at Accomack Court house the 16ty day of May 1797 Robert Pitt acknlowledged this Indenture of bargain and Sale as his Act and Deed, which is ordered to be Recorded
Teste
Truly Recorded Benjamin Pollard CDC

Source:
_____. Accomack District Court wills & Deeds 1789-1799; pp. 36-38.

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