Indenture Between William Parker, wife Leah and Southey Simpson, Bricklayer

Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk

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This Indenture made on the 16th day of January Anno Domini 1768 Between William Parker and Leah his wife of Accomack County in the Colony of Virginia of the one part and Southey Simpson of the same place of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Parker and Leah his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds Current money of Virginia to them in hand paid at and before the sealing and Delivery hereof the receipt whereof hereby Acknowledged Hath given granted Bargained and sold and by these presents Do give grant Bargain and sell unto the said Southey Simpson his Heirs and Assigns forever one Water grist Mill together with two acres of land which said Mill and Two acres was Devised to the said William Parker by the Last will of George Parker Late of Accomac Deced to have and hold the aforesiad Mill and Land together with all and Singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging to his the said Southey Simpson his Heirs and Assigns forever to the only use and behoof of him the said Southey Simpson his Heirs and Assigns and for no other use or purpose Whatsoever further the said William Parker doth for himself his Heirs Extors and Admisrs Warrant and forever defend the above Bargained and Sold Premises with all the appurtenances thereto belonging to him the said Southey Simpson by from or under him the said William Parker and against the Lawful Claim or demand of person whatsoever In Witness whereof the said William Parker and Leah his wife have hereto put their hands and affixed their Seal the day and year above written.

William Parker

Leah Parker

In the Presence of _______

[Not witnessed]

At a Court held for Accomac County January 27 1768 William Parker and Leah his wife presented a& Acknowledged the within Indenture as their Act and Deed to Southey Simpson and admitted it to record the said Leah being first privately Examined as the Law directs and voluntarily Consented thereto

Geo: Holden Clk Cur Acco

Truly Recorded

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Source:
_____.  Accomack County Deed Book 1757-1770:542, 543.

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