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Provincial Court Land Records, 1676-1700
Volume 717, Page 246   View pdf image
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       This Indenture made the fourth day of May in the seaventh yeare of the
       Dominion of the Right hono.ble Charles Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the
       Provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c And in the yeare
       of our Lord God One thousand Six hundred eighty and two Betweene William
       Guither of the County of S.t Maryes in the Province aforesaid gentl and Christina
       Barbera his wife of the one part and Thomas Griffin of the Same County planter
       of the other part Whereas William Hawley late of the Province aforesaid decd
       was in his life time Seized of an Estate in Fee Simple by vertue of the Letters Pattents
       thereof to him granted under the great Seale of this Province Of a Certaine tract
       of Land Lyeing on the west side of Chesepeake bay Containing Five thousand Seaven
       hundred Acres more or lesse For and upon the Conditions of Plantacon in the sd
       Letters Pattents menconed and expressed as in and by the said letters Pattents
       Remaining upon Record in the Office for Lands at the Citty of St Maryes doth &
       may more fully and at large appeare And the said William Hawley being Soe
       thereof fully Seized Did afterwards by his Last will and Testament in writeing under
       his hand and Seale Give and bequeath the Same unto William Guither aforesaid Sonn of
       Nicholas Guither decd and to his heires and Assignes for ever By vertue of wch Said
       Will and by a Decree in Chancery lately obtained hee the said William Guither is
       become Lawfully Seized and posessed of the same now this Indenture witnesseth
       that the said William Guither and Christina Barbera his wife For and in Consideration of
       the sume ot twenty thousand pounds of tobacco to him the said William in hand well &
       truely Contented satisfyed and payd Whereof and wherewith he acknowledgeth himselfe to be
       fully Contented Satisfyed and payd And thereof and of every part and parcell thereof Doth
       hereby Exonerate acquitt and discharge the said Thomas Griffin his heires and Hath Given granted bargained Sold Aliened Enfeoffed and Confirmed and by these
       p.rsents doth give grant bargaine Sell alien enfeoffe and Confirme unto the said Thomas Griffin all
       that Messuage or Tenement Called Griffins Choice parcell of S.t Clements Manno.r where the said
       Thomas Griffin Now Dwelleth in S.t Jeromes in S.t Maryes County aforesaid Begining att
       a marked Gum standing on the head of a Marsh that Lyes on the south side of Elias
       Beaches house and runing South from the said Gum unto the Land of William Cole
       unto a marked red Oake And from thence runing north west to a marked white oake
       And from thence runing south to another red oake And from thence south west unto
       the head of a Creeke called S.t Jeromes And from thence runing up the maine branch
       to the Outermost line of M.r William Guithers Land And on the north bounded upon
       a branch called the Beaverdam branch Of what quantity of Acres soever the same is
       contained Together with all houses out houses Barnes stables Edifices buildings gardens
       Orchards Fences Woods underwoods Timber trees and all and singular other y.e p.rmisses
       the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wayes appertaining & all other pfitts
       benifits and Emoluments arriseing and accrueing or hereafter to arrise and accrue out of
       the aforementioned Lands and p.rmisses or any part or parcell thereof To have & to
       hold the said Lands houses outhouses Barnes stables Edifices buildings Gardens Orchards
       Fences Woods underwoods Timber trees & all and singular other the p.rmisses th appurtenances
       to him the said Thomas Griffin his heires and Assignes forever Free & cleare and Clearly &
       Freely Exonerated and Discharged from all Singular or any former bargaines Sales Judgments

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