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Virginia Patent Book 34, 1756-1760, 278, 279.
George the Second &c To all &c Know ye that for divers Good / Causes & Considerations but more especially for and in Consideration / of the Sum of Twenty Shillings of Good & 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 & Confirmed & by these presents for us our / heirs and successors Do Give Grant & Confirm unto John Robertson Jun. /
one certain Tract or Parcel of land Containing one hundred and Ninety acres / lying and being in the County of Lunenburgh on the North Side of Roanoak River / and bounded as followeth (to wit) Beginning at Matthew Robertson's upper / Corner Black Walnut Tree on the River Thence along his Line North forty three / Degrees East Eighty Six Poles to his Corner white oak thence off North sixteen Degrees / West one hundred & twenty Poles to three Trees chopt inwards Thence North Eighty / Six Degrees West Eighty Poles to a red oak thence North Seventy Degrees West one / hundred & six Poles to a pine on John Eastlands Line thence along his Line South / four Degrees West one hundred & twenty five Poles to his Corner Turkey oak in / Roanoak River aforesaid thence down the Meanders of the River aforesaid to the Beginning With all &c To have hold &c To be held &c / Yielding & Paying &c Provided &c In Witness &c Witness our / Trusty and welbeloved Francis Fauquier Esquire our Lieutenant Governor and / Commander in Chief of our said Colony & Dominion at Williamsburgh under the / Seal of our said Colony the twelfth Day of May One thousand seven hundred / and fifty nine In the thirty second Year of our Reign
Source: Available online at http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/LONN/LO.html. Also available at Virginia, Secretary of the Colony, Patents, 1623-1774, 42 vols. ; index, land patents, [to] volumes 1-42 Patents, v. 34, 1756-1760, 278, 279, FHL microfilm 29351.
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