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Indenture Deed Between Preston and Elizabeth Hampton and Joseph Braden
found in Loudoun Co., Virginia Deed Book N, pg. 70-73 dated 13 December 1779


Transcribed by Sue Beach, 20 Feb. 1998.

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This Indenture made the thirteenth Day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred ----------, and Seventy nine Between Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife of the County of Loudoun of the one part and Joseph Braden of the County of Loudoun aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of Eight hundred pounds current money of Virginia to the said Preston Hampton in hand paid by the said --- Joseph Braden at or before the insealing [?] and delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife do hereby acknowledge and thereof do release acquit and discharge the said Joseph Braden his Heirs, Executors and Administrators by these presents they the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife Have granted bargained sold aliened released and confirmed and by these presents Do grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the said Joseph

[page 71] Braden his Heirs and assigns for and during the natural Life of the said Elizabeth Hampton Wife to the said Preston Hampton and no longer All that Tract or parcel of Land situate Lying and being in the said County of Loudoun aforesaid being part of a larger Tract of Land belonging to Samuel Conner Deceased and granted to him by Deed from Thomas Lord Fairfax bearing date the Twenty third day of July one Thousand Seven hundred and Forty three, relation being thereunto had may more fully and at large appear it being bounded on Carters line on the West side of the Road leading from Cox his Mill to Leesburg the right of which is vested in the said Preston Hampton by virtue of his marriage with the said Elizabeth Widow of Charles Conner Son and heir at Law of the aforesaid Samuel Conner deceased and is the said Elizabeth her one third part of the above mentioned larger Tract of Land Together wit all ways waters watercourses houses buildings edifices gardens orchards privies profits commodities Hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said tract of Land and premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining and the rents issues and profits and also all the estate right title interest use trust property claim and Demand whatsoever of them the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife of in and to the said Premises To have and to hold the said Tract or parcel of Land as aforesaid and all and singular other the Premises hereby granted and released and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Joseph

[page 72] Braden his heirs and Assigns to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Joseph Braden his Heirs and Assigns for and during the Term aforesaid and no longer and the said Preston Hampton ------ and Elizabeth his Wife for themselves their Heirs Executors and Administrators do covenant promise and grant to and with the said Joseph Braden his Heirs and assigns by these presents that they the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife now at the Time of the sealing and delivering of these Presents are Seized of a good sure and perfect estate of and in the premises hereby granted and released as is before in these presents specified and mentioned and that they have full power and lawful authority to grant and convey the same to the said Joseph Braden in manner and form as aforesaid and that the said premises now are and also during the term aforesaid shall remain and be free and clear of and from all former and other gifts grants bargains Sales dower right and title of Dower, jointures judgments, executions, titles Troubles charges and encumbrances whatsoever made done or committed by the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife or any other person or persons whatsoever (the Quitrents hereafter to grow due or payable for or in respect of the said Premises only excepted and foreprized and the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife and their Heirs all and Singular the premises hereby granted and Released with their appurtenances unto the said Joseph Braden his Heirs and assigns against the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his Wife and their Heirs and all and every person and persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and for ever defend by these presents In Witness whereof the said Preston Hampton and Elizabeth his

[page 73] Wife have hereunto set their Hands and Seals the Day and Year first within written.

Sealed and Delivered} Preston Hampton {SS}
in the Presence of } Elizabeth Hampton {SS}

James Crooks Wm Douglass
Alex.r McIntyre Robt Wright
Jonathan Davis ~~~~

At a Court held for Loudoun County March 13th 1780 This Indenture was proved by the oaths of William Douglass Jonathan Davis and Alexander McIntyre Witnesses thereto and ordered to be Recorded

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