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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1737-1740
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88 Assembly Proceedings, April 26-May 28, 1737.

so being thereof Seized Did by his Deed in Writeing bearing Date
the Seventeenth Day of August Anno Domini Sixteen hundred
Eighty & five Duely made Executed & Recorded Convey the same
Land unto John Duvall late of the same County Deced who Inter-
marryed with Elizabeth the Daughter of the said William Jones &
to the heirs of the Body of the said Elizabeth by the said John
Duvall Lawfully to be begotten & for want of such Issue then to the
use & behoof of the heirs of the Body of the said Elizabeth Law-
fully to be begotten & in Case of Default or want of such Issue then
to the use & behoof of the right heirs of the said William Jones
for ever And Whereas the said John Duvall Dyed Intestate Leav-
ing Issue three sons & four Daughters Viz: Lewis Samuel and
Alexander Duvall Elizabeth now the wife of John Gaither Sarah
now the wife of Samuel Farmer Comfort now the wife of William
Griffith & Rachel now the wife of William Waters whereby the
said Two hundred Acres of Land Vested in the said Lewis Duvall
as son & heir to the said John Duvall Deceased And Whereas
the said two hundred Acres of Land is now near all Cut Downe
and the Buildings thereon Old & Decay'd and not more than about
thirty or forty Acres of Wood Land Ground belonging to the said
Tract & but a small Part of the timber thereon fit for Clap boards
whereby the said Lewis Duvall has been Obliged for the Support of
himself & family amongst whom are many small Children to re-
move therefrom & Settle upon other Fresh Lands better Suited
to his necessitous Circumstances And Whereas the said Lewis
Duvall is & Stands Seized in fee Simple of & in a Certain Tract or
Parcell of Land Called Pretty Land lying in the County afd &
granted unto the said Lewis the tenth Day of June Seventeen hun-
dred thirty & four for fifty Acres as also of & in another Tract or
Parcell of Land Called the Addition lying & Adjoyning to the said
Tract last mentioned & granted unto the said Lewis the Same Day
& Year last mentioned for one hundred Acres as also of & in another
Tract or Parcell of Land Called Grimetts Chance lying & Adjoyning
to the said two Tracts last mentioned or one of them & Granted on
the third Day of February Seventeen hundred twenty & Eight for
one hundred Acres unto a Certain Thomas Worthington who by
Deed Duely made Executed & Recorded bearing Date the thirty

p. 172

first Day of March Seventeen hundred thirty & Seven Conveyed the
Same to the said Lewis Duvall which said Severall & respective
three Tracts of Land last mentioned are mostly Woodland & Adjoyn-
ing as afd with some Improvements thereon which he the said Lewis
Duvall is willing to Settle to the uses of the said Intailed Land so
as that the fee Simple Estate of the said Intailed Land may be Con-
firmed to him whereby the sd Lewis & his family may hereafter
be Comfortably Subsisted all which Appears very Just & Reason-
able. And Forasmuch as it has been Certified to this Assembly by



 
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