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Warfield’s Right, et al

Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Warfield’s Right

Know ye that we for and in consideration that Richard Warfield of the County of Anne Arundel hath due unto him fifty acres of land within our said Province for his time of service performed in our said Province as appears on record.  Upon such conditions and terms are expressed in our Conditions of Plantation of our Province of Maryland, do hereby grant unto the said Richard Warfield all that parcel of land called Warfield’s Right lying in the said county on the South side of Severn River by a bay called The Round Bay.  Begins at a bound Red Oak standing on a hill, it being a bound tree of the land of John Rockhold.

Pierpoint’s Rocks

Know ye that for and in consideration that Henry Pierpoint of Anne Arundel County in our Province of Maryland, Planter, hath due unto him eighty acres of land, part of a warrant for 350 acres granted to him bearing the date of the first day of November 1665, as appears on record.  and, upon such conditions and terms as are expressed in our Conditions of Plantation, do hereby grant unto the said Henry Pierpoint all that parcel of land called Pierpoint’s Rocks lying in said County on the north side of the South River and on the north west side of Broad Creek.  Begins at a bound Oak of a tract laid out for John Covill.

Warfield’s Forrest

Know ye that we for and in consideration that Richard Warfield of Anne Arundel County hath due unto him one hundred and eighty two acres of land by assignment of George Yate the assignee of William Burgess on April 17, 1665, as appears on record.  Upon such conditions and terms as are expressed in our conditions of Plantation of our late father Cecilius of noble record, do hereby grant unto the said Richard Warfield all that parcel of land called Warfield’s Forrest lying in the said county in the woods.  Begins at a bound white oak.

Shepheards Grove

Know ye that for and in consideration that Nicholas Shepheard of Anne Arundel County hath due to him one hundred and twenty acres of land within our said Province by assignment from Henry Hanslap part of a warrant of twelve hundred fifty acres granted to the said Hanslap April 4, 1683, as appears on record.  Upon such conditions and terms as are expressed in our Conditions of Plantation of our late father Cecilius, of noble memory, we do hereby grant unto the said Nicholas Shepheard all that tract or parcel of land called Shepheard’s Grove lying in said county about three miles from the head of the Anne Arundel River.

Howard’s Addition

Know ye that for and in consideration that Phillip Howard of Anne Arundel County in our said Province of Maryland hath due unto him seventy acres of land within our said Province being due the said Howard by assignment of Robert Jones and George Yate part of a warrant for two thousand acres granted to the said Jones and Yate March 18, 1683, as appears on record.  Upon such conditions and terms as are expressed in our Conditions of Plantation of this our Province, we do therefore hereby grant unto the said Phillip Howard all that tract or parcel of land called Howard’s Addition lying in the said county in the woods adjacent to the said land the said Howard now liveth upon.  Begins at a bounded Hickory being a bounded tree of Howard and Porter’s Range by the North Run of the South River.


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