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Chancery Court, Chancery Record, 1671-1712
Volume 748, Page 875   View pdf image
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             Beginning Tree of Robertsons Rest   And further this Deponent saith
       that the said Bellensly told this Depon.t that he bounded another Tree by
       the order of the said Survey.r  And further saith not         Will.m Turner   (S)
                                                                                             George Young   (S)

       The Deposition of Joseph Strickland aged Sixty Years or thereabouts who
       being Deposed upon the holy Evangelist Declares as followeth that about seventeen
       or eighteen years since he the said Dep.ot heard old Francis Bellensly say
       That he the Said Billensly cutt the Notches out of a bounded Chestnutt Tree
       that was first bounded for Robersons Rest by reason the Person that was
       Concerned could not Agree about the Said Chestnutt for the Beginning  And
       farther this Deponent saith that the Said Bellously told this Deponent
       that he the said Billensly did bound another Tree in Lieu of the said Chestnutt
       and further saith not                  W.m Turner  (S)      George Young  (S)

       The Deposition of Col Ninian Beal aged Eighty Eight years or thereabouts Who being
       Deposed upon the holy Evangelist Declares as followeth Viz.t      This Depon.t D.o goe before
       any of the Company as we was going to the bounds of the said Land called goodluck and
       did carry us to a bounded white oake which stood on appoint by the mouth of a Branch
       called the beech Branch and this Depon.t said as that was the first bounded Tree of the
       Land called goodluck and that he bounded the said Tree when he laid the said Land out
       and further this Depon.t saith that when he the said Depon.t sett his East Course at the
       time he surveyed the Said Tract of land he Perceived that the said East Course would
       Leave the Said Branch and he the Said Dep.o said to Capt Coberath that the East
       Course would leave the Branch and Cap.t Coberath made answer to him the Said Depon.t
       again and said no matter for the branch keep you your Course on which word this
       Depon.t saith he went on with his east Course one hundred and fifty Perches supposeing
       to be at the Line of Robersons Rest but for fear they should not be in the Said Line
       Exact Cap.t Coberath and this Depon.t Concluded to send for old Richard Stallins on
       which Conclusion this Depon.t saith that Cap.t Coberath went himself to said Stallins
       and brought said Stallins Downe with him and the mean time that the said Coberath
       was gone fetch to fetch the Said Stallins he the said Depon.t lay himself downe to
       sleep Rest Just by the Place where the Number of one hundred and fifty perches ended
       and then the said Stallins came he the said Stallings did shew Cap.t Coberath and this
       Deponent the line of Robersons Rest which did agree very well with the place they
       supposed the line of Robersons Rest to be  And this Depon.t further saith that at
       that time he did bound a White oake on high Ground and in the aforesaid Line of

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