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Lancaster County Deed Book B, Vol. 3, p 213-216

William Barclay and wife to James McGinness - November 28, 1796 [mentioned: Elizabeth Barclay, Hugh Barclay, Thomas Whiteside, Margaret Jones]

THIS INDENTURE Made the twenty-eighth day of November in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety six Between William Barclay of Colerain Township in the County of Lancaster and State of Pennsylvania Farmer and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and James McGinness of the Township of Colerain aforesaid of the other part WITNESSETH that the said William Barclay and Elizabeth his wife for and in Consideration of the sum of fifty pounds Lawful Money of Pennsylvania unto them in hand well and truly paid by the same James McGinness at and before the sealing and delivery hereof the receipt hereof the said William Barclay and Elizabeth his wife do hereby Acknowledge HAVE granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed released and confirmed and by these presents DO grant bargain sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the said James McGinness his heirs and Assigns a certain tract or piece of land situate in Colerain Township aforesaid. BEGINNING at a post on the line of said Jas. McGinness's Land thence north fifty nine degrees East fifty eight perches along said line to a stone heap south ten degrees West fifty three and a half perches to a post thence by said Barclay's Land North sixty one degrees West forty seven perches to a post the place of Beginning Containing Six and three quarters Acres and thirty five perches and Allowance of six per cent Being a part of the same Tract of Land which was surveyed to Hugh Barclay in pursuance of a warrant dated the twenty ninth Day of October in the year one thousand seven hundred and thirty five granted to him the said Hugh Barclay by the then proprietors of Pennsylvania AND which the said Hugh Barclay bequeathed to his son the aforesaid William Barclay by his last Will and Testament bearing date the ninth day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and sixty four TOGETHER with all and singular the Buildings improvements ways woods waters rights Liberties privileges Hereditaments and Appurtenances whatsoever unto the above said Tract of Land of six and three quarter acres and thirty five perches and premises belonging or in anywise appertaining and all the Estate right. Title Interest Possession property Claim and demand whatsoever both at Law and equity of him the said William Barclay and Elizabeth his wife of in and to the hereby granted premises TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above described tract or piece of Land Hereditaments and premises hereby granted or mentioned to be granted with the Appurtenances unto the said James McGinness his Heirs and Assigns To the only proper use benefit and behoof of the said James McGinness his heirs and Assigns forever AND the said William Barclay and Elizabeth his wife Do covenant promise and grant to and with the said James McGinness his Heirs and Assigns by these presents that the said William Barclay and his heirs the said Tract or piece of Land and premises hereby granted with the Appurtenances unto the said James McGinness his Heirs and Assigns against him the said William Barclay and Elizabeth his wife and their Heirs and against all and every other Person or Persons what soever lawfully claiming or to claim the same by from or under him them or any of them shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents Subject Nevertheless to the purchase money prenciple and interest due or to become due to the State IN WITNESS whereof the said William Barclay and Elizabeth his wife have hereunto set their Hands and seals the day and year first above written.

William Barckley {Seal}

Elizabeth Barckley {Seal}

Sealed and Delivered in presence of us Thomas Whiteside Margaret [her mark] Jones. Received in the day of the date of the above Indenture from the above named James McGinness the sum of fifty pounds lawful Money of the State of Pennsylvania it being the full Consideration money above mentioned.

Willm Barckley

Witness Thomas Whiteside.

Lancaster County Before me the Subscriber one of the Justices of the peace on and for the County of Lancaster personally appeared the above named William Barclay and Elizabeth his wife and Acknowledged the above written Indenture to be their act and Deed and desired that the same might be recorded as such the said Elizabeth being of full age and by me examined. According to Law the Contents of the above Indenture being first made known unto her Witness my Hand and seal the day and year first above written.

Thomas Whiteside {Seal}

Recorded the 2nd Day of August A D 1797

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