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       And further Assurance of ^the^ Right and Title of purchaser or purchasers thereof his or their
       Heirs and Assigns for ever under and in Virtue of these presents  In Witness whereof the said
       Thomas Dorsey hath hereto set his Hand and seal the Day and Year first Above Written
       Signed Sealed & Delivered
                   In Presence of
       The words containing three hundred                                       Thomas Dorsey   (Seal)
       Acres more or less  Inserted in the Line of the third page before
          R Ridgely   Elizabeth Ridgely

             At the foot and on the back of the aforegoing Deed was written as follows to wit

             Received the Day and Year within Mentioned of and from Evelyn Pierepont the
             sum of five shillings Current Money the Consideration within Mentioned
                      R Ridgely
                      Elizabeth Ridgely                                                   Thomas Dorsey

          State of Maryland County of Ann Arundel to wit

                      Be it remembered that on the sixth Day of October seventeen hundred
       and Eighty four  Came before us the subscribers to Justices Assigned to keep the
       Peace for the County aforesaid Thomas Dorsey within named and Acknowledged
       the within Instrument of Writing as his Act and Deed and the Lands and Premisses
       therein Mentioned to be the right and Estate of the Within named Evelyn Pierepont
       his Heirs and Assigns for ever according to the True Intent and meaning thereof
       And the Act of Assembly in such Case Provided

       At the same time came Elizabeth Wife of the said Thomas Dorsey who being
       by us Privately Examined appart from and out of the Hearing of her said Husband
       relinquished all her right of Dower to the Lands and Premisses within Named
       and further Declared that she made this Acknowledgment freely and Voluntarily
       without being Induced thereto by Fear of or Threats of Ill Usage from her said Husband
       or Through fear of his Displeasure
                                                                               Certified before
                                                                                                          Elisha Warfield
                                                                                                             James Kelso

       Ann Arundel County fs.t  I hereby Certify that Elisha Warfield and James Kelso
       Gentlemen before whom the above Acknowledgment was made were at the time of He
       making the same and still are two Justices of the Peace for Ann Arundel County
       aforesaid and as such due faith and Credit is and ought to be given as well in Courts of Justice as thereout
          the County   In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Affixed the seal of
19½      Seal          Office this eighth Day of October in the year seventeen hundred and Eighty four
                             Recorded the 8 Day of Oct.r 1784            Nich Harwood Cl AA Coty

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