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Lancaster County Deed Book DD, Vol. 2, page 423-425

Hugh Barclay & al to Gilbert Buchanan - January 29, 1773

[also mentioned in deed: Joseph Miller, John Alison, Robert Campbell, William Barclay, James Morrow, James Donny, Stephen Griffen, John Walker, Walter Buchanan, James Walker, Esther McEntire, Archibald McEntire, James Patterson, John Barclay, Isaac Sanders]

THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty ninth Day of January in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy three Between Hugh Barclay & Joseph Miller John Alison and Robert Campbell all of the County of Lancaster and Province of Pennsylvania Yoemen of the one Part And Gilbert Buchanan of the Township of Little Britain in the County and Province aforesaid Yoeman of the other Part WHEREAS William Barclay late of the aforesaid Township of Little Britain deceased died seized and possessed of a certain Plantation and Tract of Land situate in the aforesaid Township containing about Six hundred and sixty six Acres & allowance be the same more or less which Tract of Land was adjudged to John Barclay the eldest Son of the aforesaid William Barclay deceased by an Orphans Court held at Lancaster for the aforesaid County of Lancaster on the fourteenth Day of December last past to hold the same in and under certain Conditions therein mentioned AND WHEREAS the said John Barclay by his Deed bareing Date of first Day of this Instant January for divers valuable Consideration therein mentioned did grant bargain sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto them the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Allison and Robert Campbell and the Survivor of them and the Heirs and Assigns of such Survivors all that above mentioned Tract of Land situate as aforesaid containing about Six hundred and sixty six acres be the same more of less by the aforesaid Deed Reference being thereunto had may more fully appear

NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that they the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Alison and Robert Campbell for and in consideration of the Sum of Five hundred and fifteen Pounds six shillings and seven pence lawfull Money of the aforesaid Province to them in Hand paid before the Execution hereof by the aforesaid Gilbert Buchanan the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Have granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed released and confirmed and by these Presents Do grant bargain sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto the aforesaid Gilbert Buchanan his Heirs and assigns all that Part of the aforesaid Tract of Land situate lying and being in the aforesaid Township of Little Britain Beginning at a post where a White Oak Corner formerly stood at a corner of James Morrows Land thence extending by the other Part of the original Tract South fifty degrees West Three hundred and eighty perches to a post standing in a Line of James Donnys Land thence with the same Land South East eighty two perches to a marked Black Oak thence South sixty one degrees West twenty three perches to a marked White Oak thence South fifty four degrees East twenty five perches to a White Oak thence South nineteen degrees East eighty seven perches to a White Oak thence by Stephen Griffen's Land North forty seven degrees East One hundred and seventy four perches to a small Black Oak thence South fifty degrees East eighteen perches and a half to a small Black Oak thence North North East forty five perches to a marked Hickery thence north East One hundred and twelve perches to a White Oak thence North forty degrees West fifty four perches to a White Oak thence North thirty eight degrees East fifteen perches to a White Oak thence North two degrees East twenty nine perches thence by John Walkers Land North forty nine degrees West sixty five perches to a post thence North forty seven degrees East eighty five perches to a White Oak thence South fifty degrees East thirty two perches to a post thence North fifty six degrees East twenty eight perches to a White Oak over the Western Branch of Octarara Creek thence North thirteen degrees West twenty one perches to a Hickory thence North West twenty eight perches to a White Oak thence by James Morrows Land North sixty five degrees West thirty perches to a marked Maple Tree thence South ten degrees West forty two perches to a White Oak thence South seventy seven degrees West twenty five perches to the Place of Beginning containing Three hundred and sixty seven acres of Land and Allowances of six acres per Cent for roads and highways be the same more or less Together with all and singular the Buildings Improvements Ways Water and appurtenances whatsoever to the aforesaid granted Premises belonging or in anywise appertaining and the Reversions Remainders Rents Issues and Profits thereof and all the Estate Right Title Interest Trust Property Claim and Demand of them the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Allison and Robert Campble or any or either of them of in or to the Premises thereby granted or any Part thereof TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the aforesaid Three hundred and sixty seven acres of Land and Allowances being the same more or less with the Appurtenances unto the said Gilbert Buchanan his Heirs and Assigns to the only proper use Benefit and Behooff of the aforesaid Gilbert Buchanan his Heirs and Assigns forever Yet nevertheless Subject to payment of the lawfull Interest yearly and every Year hereafter becoming due to the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Alison and Robert Campbal as mentioned in a certain Bond or Writing Obligatory bareing equal Date with these Presents wherein the aforesaid Gilbert Buchanan together with Walter Buchanan and James Walker stand bound to the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Allison and Robert Campbell in the sum of Two hundred and thirty three pounds six shillings and eight pence lawfull Money of the aforesaid Province conditioned for the Payment of One hundred and sixteen pounds thirteen shilling and four pence like lawfull Money above ? and that at or upon the day of the Death of Esther McEntire the Wife of Archibald McEntire formerly the Widdow of the above named William Barclay deceased together with lawfull Interest for the same of the Day of the Date of the aforesaid Bond or Writing obligatory to be paid yearly and every Year in the twenty ninth Day of January year to the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Alison and Robert Campbell or either of them their or either of their certain Attorneys Executors Administrators or Assigns as by the aforesaid Bond or Writing Obligatory Reference being therewith had may more fully appear And subject to the Payment of the Residue of the Principal Purchase Money Interest and Quit Rents due and becoming due to the Honourable the Proprietors of the aforesaid Province their Heirs and Successors for the aforesaid granted Premises AND Lastly they the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Alison and Robert Campbell do covenant promise and agree to and with the aforesaid Gilbert Buchanan his Heirs and Assigns to warrant and forever defend the aforesaid granted Premises unto the aforesaid Gilbert Buchanan his Heirs and Assigns against them the aforesaid Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Alison and Robert Campbell and their Heirs and all other Person that shall or may claim the same of any Part thereof by from or under them or any of them.

In Witness whereof the Parties of these Presents have interchangeably set their Hands and Seals the Day and Year first above written

Hugh Barclay [seal]

Joseph Miller [seal]

John Alison [seal]

Robert Campbell [seal]

Sealed & Delivered in the Presence of us James Patterson John Barclay Isaac Sanders The Day of the Date of the within Deed then received of the within named Gilbert Buchanan the Sum of Five hundred and fifteen Pounds six Shillings and seven pence being the full Consideration Money within mentioned We Say received by us Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Alison Robert Campbell Witness present James Patterson John Barclay Isaac Sanders. Lancaster County SS the 29th Day of January 1773 came the within [seal] named Hugh Barclay Joseph Miller John Alison and Robert Campbell before me the Subscriber one of his Majestys Justices of the Peace for the aforesaid County and brought the within Instrument of Writing and acknowledged the same to be their Acts and Deeds and desires that the same may be recorded as such in Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Day and year above said Isaac Sanders Recorded the 7th Day of December 1785 James Jacobs Recorder

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