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Virginia Patent Book 29, 1749-1751, 19, 20.
[12] Israel Robinson / 200

George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King / Defender of the Faith. To all to whom these Presents shall come Greeting / Know ye that for divers good Causes and Considerations but more especially / for and in Consideration of the Sum of Twenty Shillings of good and lawful / Money for our Use paid to our Receiver General of our Revenues in this our Colony / and Dominion of Virginia We have given granted and confirmed and by these / Presents for us our Heirs and Successors do give grant and confirm unto Israel / Robinson one certain Tract or Parcel of Land containing two hundred acres lying and / being in the County of Lunenburgh and bounded as followeth, to wit, Beginning / at a Corner white Oak on Rosse's Branch Thence South forty eight Degreees East one / hundred and sixty nine Poles to a Corner Hiccory in Thomas Rosses Line Thence / along the same South twelve Degrees West one hundred and twenty two Poles to a Corner / Pine in the Country [sic] Line Thence along the same West two hundred Poles to a Hiccory / Thence north twenty four Degrees East two hundred and fifty two Poles to the first / Station with all Woods Underwoods Swamps Marshes Lowgrounds Meadow / Feedings and his due share of all Veins Mines and Quarries as well discovered as / not discovered within the Bounds aforesaid being Part of the said Quantity / of two hundred Acres of Land and the Rivers Waters and Water Courses therein / contained together with the Privileges of Hunting Hawking Fishing Fowling and /

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and [sic] all other Profits Commodities and Hereditaments whatsoever to the same or / any Part thereof belonging or in anywise appertaining To have hold possess / and enjoy the said Tract of Parcel of Land and all other the beforegranted Premises / and every Part thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said / Israel Robinson and to his Heirs and Assigns forever To be held of us our / Heirs and Successors as of our Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent / in free and common Soccage and not in Capite or of Knight's Service Yielding / and Paying unto us our Heirs and Successors for every fifty acres of Land and / so proportionably for a lesser or greater Quantity than fifty acres the fee Rent of one / Shilling yearly to be paid upon the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel and also / cultivating and improving three Acres Part of every fifty of the Tract abovementioned / within three years after the Date of these Presents. Provided always that if / three Years of the said Fee Rent shall at any Time be in Arrear and unpaid or if / the said Israel Robinson his Heirs or Assigns do not within the Space of three / Years next coming after the Date of these Presents cultivate and improve three / Acres Part of every fifty of the Tract abovementioned then the Estate hereby granted / shall cease and be utterly determined and thereafter it shall and may be lawful / to and for us our Heirs and Successors to grant the same Lands and Premises / with the Appurtanences unto such other Person or Persons as we our Heirs and / Successors shall think fit In Witness whereof we have caused these our / Letters Patent to be made Witness our Trusty and Welbeloved Thomas Lee / Esq. President of our Council and Commander in Chief of our said Colony and / Dominion at Williamsburgh under the Seal of our said Colony the fifteenth Day / of December MDCCXLIX In the twenty third year of our Reign.

Examd                                                              Thomas Lee P.

Source: Available online at Also available at Virginia. Secretary of the Colony, Patents, 1623-1774, 42 vols. ; index, land patents, [to] volumes 1-42, Patents, v. 29, 1749-1751, 21, 22, 23, FHL microfilm 29345.

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