VA NN Grants S, p. 154
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Land Office Grants, Northern Neck Series
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THOMAS LORD FAIRFAX Baron of Cameron in that part of Great Britain called Scotland PROPRIETOR of the NORTHERN NECK OF VIRGINIA, TO ALL to whom this present Writing shall come sends GREETING, KNOW YE that for good Causes for & in Consideration of the Composition to me paid & for the annual Rent hereinafter reserved I have given granted & confirmed & by these Presents for me my Heirs & Assigns do give grant & confirm unto IMMANUEL NIGHT of SHANNANDOAH COUNTY Assignee of William Fleming a certain Tract of Waste & ungranted Land near Jeremys Run in the said County, bounded as by a Survey thereof made by JOHN HOUGH, BEGINNING at a Pine in Nehemiah Wood's Line & Corner to Jacob Follis & extending thence with Wood's Line No.80Â°Wt. 16 Poles to 2 Pines his Corner & in a Line of Wharton Peyton, Then with the said Peyton's Line So.9Â°Wt. 167 Poles to a Pine & a White Oak his Corner & the Course continued 134 Poles to 2 Pines, Then So.85Â°Et. 70 Poles to a Pine & a White Oak, Then No.38Â°Et. 64 Poles to 3 Red Oaks in Jacob Follis's Line, Then No.45Â°Wt. 52 Poles to a Whie Oak his Corner & then with another of his Lines No.2Â°Wt. 214 Poles to the Beginning containing NINETY TWO ACRES, TOGETHER with all Rights Members & appurtenances thereunto belonging ROYAL MINES EXCEPTED and a full Third part of all Lead Copper Tin Coals Iron Mine & Iron Ore that shall be found thereon ~ TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said 92 Acres of Land together with all Rights Profits & Benefits to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining EXCEPT BEFORE EXCEPTED, TO HIM the said Immanuel Night his Heirs & Assigns forever, HE the said Immanuel Night his eirs & Assigns therefore YIELDING and PAYING to me my Heirs or Assigns or to my Certain Attorney or Attornies Agent or Agents or to the Certain Attorney or Attornies of my Heirs or Assigns Proprietors of the said Northern Neck yearly & every Year on the Feast Day of St. Michael the Archangel the Fee Rent of One Shilling Sterling Money for every Fifty Acres of Land hereby granted & so proportionably for a greater or lesser Quantity, Provided that if the said Immanuel Night his Heirs & Assigns shall not pay the said reserved annual Rent as aforesaid so that the same or any part thereof shall be behind & unpaid by the space of two whole Years after the same shall become due IF LEGALLY DEMANDED that then it shall & may be lawful for me my Heirs or Assigns Proprietors as aforesaid any or their Certain Attorney or Attornies Agent or Agents into the above granted Premises to reenter & hold the same so as if this Grant had never passed. Given at my Office in Frederick County under my Hand & Seal. Dated the 9th. Day of January 1781.
Immanuel Night's Deed for 92
Acres in Shannandoah County}
Exd B Martin
Surnames: NIGHT, FLEMING, HOUGH, WOOD, FOLLIS, PEYTON.
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