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Lancaster County Deed Book N, vol. 1, p. 392

Hugh Barclay in behalf of Esther Barclay to John Barclay

TO ALL PEOPLE to Whom these Presents may Come Hugh Barclay Guardian of Esther Barclay Daughter of William Barclay of Little Britain Township deced. who died Intestate Sendeth Greeting

WHEREAS by an Order of Orphans the Plantation & Tract of Land situate in the Township aforesaid late the Property of the said William Barclay (containing about Six Hundred & Sixty Six Acres be the Same more or less who died leaving a Widow and Several Children was Appraised to John Barclay eldest Son of the said Deced. At and for the Sum of Seven Hundred Pounds lawfull Money of Pennsylvania

KNOW YE that the said Hugh Barclay for and in consideration of the Sum of Fifty One Pounds Seventeen Shillings and an half penny being the Share & Part of her the said Esther Barclay in the Plantation aforesd. in hand paid by the said John Barclay at and before the Sealing & delivery hereof hath granted released remised & by these presents doth remise release discharge grant bargain and sell all her Estate Right Title Interest Benefit & demand whatsoever which she the said Esther Barclay may have or claim of in or to the said Premises or any part thereof

Saving & Excepting her Distributive Share of the Estate at the death of the Widow and Also releases all Actions Suits and Demands which she the said Esther Barclay her Executors and Assigns may have concerning the Same

WITNESS my hand & Seal this Fifteenth day of Decr. In the Year 1772

Sealed & Delivered in the Presence of Hugh Barclay [LS]

Robt. Davison Geo. Ross

LANCASTER COUNTY SS: the 25th Day of November A.D. 1773, Before me the Subscriber one of his Majesties Justices &c. for said for said County came Hugh Barclay Acknowledged the Within Written Instrument to be his Act and Deed and desired that as such the Same might be Recorded. Witness my hand and seal Jas. Bickham [LS]

RECORDED the 31st of Decr. 1773 Edwd. Shippen Recorder

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