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Transcribed by Sue Beach, 20 Feb. 1998.

Indenture Deed Between Samuel Combs and Joseph Braden, Loudoun Co., Virginia Deed Book O, pg. 429-432 dated 11 October 1785

This Indenture made this eleventh day of October one thousand seven hundred and eighty five Between Samuel Combs of the County of Loudoun and Commonwealth of Virginia of the one part and Joseph Braden of the County and Commonwealth aforesaid of the other part Whereas John Patterson attorney in fact for Charles Earl of Tankerville of the Kingdom of Great Britain did by his certain Indentures of Lease bearing date the twenty fourth day of June one thousand seven hundred and sixty for the considerations therein mentioned did devise set and to farm let unto the said Samuel Combs the Following Tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances situate Lying and being in the said County of Loudoun and parish of Cameron now Shelburne and bounded as follows Viz. Beginning at a Stake in the back line on Kittockton Creek lower Corner to said John Patterson reserved thence So 56 Et 206 poles To a white Oak marked WFX thence North 50 E 99 poles to a stake near a white Oak marked SC thence North 56 West two Hundred and forty poles to a small Hickory in that back line, thence with said back line to the Beginning containing 150 acres of Land To have and to hold the said land and premises (except all Mines Minerals and Quarrys [sic] whatsoever) to the said Samuel Combs for and during the natural lives of him the said Sam’l Combs, Mary Combs and his Son Samuel Combs Jr. and for and during the lives of the longest liver of them Yielding and paying Therefore yearly and every year for the rent of the aforesaid demised Premises five pounds current money of Virginia with several other Covenants restrictions and conditions as by the said Indenture of Lease duly recorded in the said County Court of Loudoun will more fully and at large appear. Now this Indenture Witnesseth that the said Samuel Combs for and in consideration of the sum of seventy Pounds To him in hand paid by the said Joseph Braden at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged; He the said Samuel Combs hath granted bargained assigned transferred and set over [?] unto the said Joseph Braden and by these presents Doth grant bargain sell assign transfer and set over to him the said Joseph Braden all his right title Interest property claim and Demand whatsoever which he now hath or ought to have together with all privileges and instruments and advantages to the same Belonging of the before recited Indenture of Lease To have and To hold the said premises with the appurtenances (except as Before Excepted) to him the said Joseph Braden his Heirs and assigns during all which time and the residue of the term therein mentioned in as full and ample manner as the said Samuel Combs now hath or ought to enjoy the same He the said Joseph Braden performing the Covenants and conditions therein to be done and performed by the said Samuel Combs, and there did Samuel Combs for himself his Heirs, Executors, Administrators doth Covenant promise and grant to and with the said Joseph Braden his Heirs and assigns, That on the said Joseph Braden his Heirs or assigns performing the covenants contained as aforesaid shall and may peaceably and quietly have hold and occupy the said Land and premises during the residue of the Term yet to come and unexpired; as he the said Samuel Combs doth or ought to enjoy the same. In Witness whereof the said Samuel Combs hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year First above written.

Sealed and delivered} Saml. Combs {ss}
In the presence of...}

[note: no witnesses listed]

Received of Joseph Braden the sum of seventy pounds as above said. As Witness my hand this 11th day of October 1785.

Saml. Combs

At a Court held for Loudoun County October 10th 1785 This Indenture and receipt under written were acknowledged by Samuel Combs party thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Teste Chas. Binns C Clerk