Sunday, July 01, 2007

Glouster County Virginia

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, VA - DEEDS - 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