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Deed of Thomas Stone and Jacob Holtzclaw 1748

Prince William County Deed Book 1748-1749

pp. 105-109

This Indenture made the 24th and 25th day of November in the twenty-second year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second, and in the year of our Lord 1748, between Thomas Stone of Hamilton Parish in Prince William County, of the one part, and Jacob Holtzclaw of the parish and county aforesaid of the other part.  Witnesseth that said Thomas Stone, for the sum of forty-five pounds current money of Virginia, hath sold unto the said Jacob Holtzclaw, his heirs and assigns, a certain parcel of land containing two hundred acres being in the aforesaid County of Prince William, it being part of a tract of land granted to the said Thomas Stone from the Proprietor’s Office of the Northern Neck of Virginia, and bounded:  Beginning at a white oak near Licking Run in Carter’s line, thence along Carter’s line south to a white oak in a small tobacco field, thence south-east to a blazed red oak near Waugh Darnell’s corner, thence along Darnell’s line south-west to three red oaks in the aforesaid line, thence running north-west to where it intersects the back line of Stone’s on Licking Run, thence along that line north to the beginning.  Together with all houses and appurtenances whatsoever belonging all which said premises are now in the actual possession of him, the said Jacob Holtzclaw, by virtue of one Indenture made for the term of one whole year and by virtue of the statute for transferring uses into possession, to have and to hold unto him, the said Jacob Holtzclaw, his heirs and assigns forever.  In witness whereof the said Thomas Stone hath set his hand and seal in the presence of John Crump, Thomas Machen, Amry Day.

Thomas Stone

At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 28th day of November, 1748, Thomas Stone acknowledged this Release and Receipt endorsed to Jacob Holtzclaw to be his acts and deeds which are admitted to record.

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