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Provincial Court Land Records, 1676-1700
Volume 717, Page 567   View pdf image
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       Articles of Agreem.t Indented Made and Concluded on the third day of
       October Anno Domini 1691 By and Betweene Jo Llewellin of S.t Marys
       County of the one part and William Price of the Same County Planter of
       the other part as foll (viz.t)
       It is agreed Covenanted and Concluded one and Betweene the parties to these
       presents that the said John Llewellin hath and hereby doth Lett and sett out
       to the said William Price his Dwelling Plantation on the bay side called
       S.t Hellens for the space and tearm of seaven yeares from the last day of
       November Next fully to be compleate and ended to the use & for the Intent and
       purpose here after mentioned

       The said William Price as overseer upon the sd plantation is to take
       charge of three Four or more servants (now Exceeding six in Number) in
       any one yeare dureing the said term with he is to cause his utmost endeavor
       of Making a cropp of Corne and Tobacco upon the said Plantation on the same
       well and sufficiently Fence in and secure from the spoile of cattle hoggs
       and horses to the best of his skill Knowledge and power as also upon
       occation to cleare Fresh ground and improve the same in the Most proper
       and Convenient places for the better Making of Cropps of Corne & Tobacco
       as aforesaid as also for soweing of wheate or other English graine as
       shall bee agreed on by the said John Llewellin & W.m Price in upon the said

       It is agreed that the said John Llewellin and William Price shall putt
       upon the said Plantation a equall proportion of breeding sowes to runn
       there with their Increase upon the joint Stock and account of them both
       and to be equally divided between them at the expiration of the afsd
       tearm of seaven yeares or otherwise to be Killed and made use of by
       either party as occation shall require an account whereof to be exactly
       Kept and allowance made for the same at Expiration aforesaid or
       when the Stock shall come to be shared

       That for the Stock of Cattle the particular Increase of each mans proportion
       to be putt upon the said plantation to be Marked with his p.rticular
       proper marke and tu runn there for his owne proper account to have
       all equall benefitt of the plantation pasture & Corne Field and to be tended
       and Looked after by the said overseer onely each party to find their
       proportion of Corne for the said Stock of Cattle

       In Consideracon Whereof the said William is to have one full fare
       according to the Number of hands upon the said Plantation Yearly
       of all such Tobacco Indian or English grain as shall bee every Yeare
       During the term aforesaid made upon the said Plantation yearly
       And also have allowed him for the Maintenance and provision of
       himself (besides the hands to be found and provided for by the said
       John Llewellin Four hundred weight of Meate and Four barrill of Corne

          The said William Price is to have the use of a New house Newly setting
       upon the said plantation by Michaell Cheevers Carpenter neer adjacent
       to the dwelling house of the said John Llewellin for this p.rsent year
       (viz.t) one part or division of the said New house being one room for
       his Lodging roome and to hold his owne Necessarys for himselfe and
       his wife the other part being a Kitching for the joint use of the said
       John Llewellin and the said W.m Price to dress Victualls &c.a for
       themselves and Servants and for the time next after to Come to the
       Said John Llewellin is built and sett up for the said William Price and
       the hands under his charge another New twenty foote roome convenient
       for them Neere to their worke

       The said William Price with the hands of the said John Llewellin
       under his charge is to find the dwelling house and Kitchin aforesaid
       with Conveniant fair wood dureing the said term & the said John
       Llewellin to find Cart and horse for that purpose

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