Sunday, May 06, 2007

Glouster County Virginia

John Langford transported by William Hampton

25 Mar 1651

Patent Book No. 2
Page 311
William Hampton

To all etc. whoever etc Now Know yee that I the said
Sr. Wm. Berkeley etc.give and grant unto William Hampton
seven hundred acres of land lyeing on the East side of
the Eastern most river in Mockjack Bay begining on the
South side of a Creeke at a marked tree and running East
by North three hundred and twenty poles South by East
three hundred and fifty poles west by South three hundred
and twenty poles and North by west three hundred and fifty
poles to the river by the aforesaid Marked tree, the said
Land being due unto the said William Hampton by and for the
transportation of fourteen persons into the Colony etc. to
have and to hold etc. which payment if to be Made Seven years
after the first grant or Sealing thereof and not before etc.
Dated the 25th of March 1651

Thomas Smith Jeremy Edes Wm. Galoman John Wattkins
Richard Cary Philad: Hampton Wm Davis
Hugh Bromly John Ash Lymon Vaughan Ailce Walker
Wm. Bozeman John Langford Wm. Bozeman

Submitter Note: The above is translated from the early script of the
Colony of Virginia and spelling is retained as in the original document.

Copyright 2004 by Poldi J. Tonin