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Chancery Court, Chancery Record, 1671-1712
Volume 748, Page 417   View pdf image
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       By vertue of a Comicon directed to me out of his Maj.ties high Court of Chancery
       of this Province beareing Date the Tenth day of July last past for Takeing y.e
       evedence of George Althea concearneing the bounds and bound Trees of a
       certain tract of land called Little Ease lyeing in P.r Georges County
       In obedience thereunto I have this day caused the said George Athea to come
       before me and comeing to Piscattaway where the said Land is said to Lye
       And the said George haveing taken his corporall Oath On y.e Holy
       Evangelist did declare that he knows not anything of the bounds or bound
       Trees of the said Little Ease and being further examined concearneing y.e
       bounds of a tract of land called Thomas his Chance being the Land on     
       whose second bound Tree the said Little Ease is said to begin did declare
       as Followeth Comeing to a bounded Red Oak standing On y.e Topp of a
       Hill In a Indian feild On the right hand of the Rowling Road that goeth
       from M.r W.m Huchisons to Piscattaway Creek about 30 or 40 Yards from y.e
       sd Road the s.d George did Declare that he was along William Thomas
       the first owner of the said Land and Robert Ingoldsby when y.e said
       Thomas Delivered possession of the said land called Thomas's Chance to the said
       Ingoldsby who did declare it to be his first bounded Tree and goeing to y.e
       eastward the said George Athea came to another bounded Oak near
       y.e brow of a small Decent which he Did declare that the said Thomas
       showed it him as his second bound Tree

       And y.e said George being further Examined as Toucheing the bounds of a Tract
       of land called Locust Thickett whose first bounded Tree being a hickory
       And is said to be the second bounded Tree of Little ease Did Declare thay
       knew Nothing of the said Locust Thickett but being brought to a bounded        
       hickory about four pches to the Southward of the second Oak of Thomas
       Chance it haveing been supposed to be the first Tree of Locust Thickett
       did Declare that he with Coll Ninian Beale in y.e Year 1685 or
       thereabouts did make and bound the s.d Hickory for y.e Last Tree of a
       Tract of Land laid out by them for One James Finley called Leith &
       their was noe M.r L or bound on the said Tree before they Markt it
       And the said Coll Beale being p.rsent haveing alsoe taken his corporall
       Oath did declare that he caused the said hickory to be bounded for the
       fourth and last bound Tree of the said Leith he being the Survey.r
       of the same  And that it had Neither M.r L Nor bound but what
       hee caused to be putt Thereon

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