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Indenture Deed Ferdinando Fairfax and Abiel Jenners
found in Loudoun Co., Virginia dated 1803/1805
At Court held for Loudoun County May the 9th 1803
This Deed was acknowledged by Ferdinando Fairfax party thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Examined and dec'd be granted 18 April 1805
Geo W Blincoe [?]
THIS INDENTURE made this thirteenth day of January in the year
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred three between Ferdinando
Fairfax of Shannon [?] Hill, County of Jefferson and Commonwealth
of Virginia of the one part and Abiel Jenners the County of Loudoun
and Commonwealth aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the
said Ferdinando Fairfax for and in consideration of the sum of
seven thousand dollars lawful money of the United States of America
to him in hand paid at and before the sealing and delivery of
these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath
granted bargained and sold and by these presents does grant bargain
and sell unto the said Abiel Jenners, his heirs and assigns forever
all those two lotts [sic] or parcels of land situated lying and
being in the County of Loudoun and Commonwealth aforesaid and
No. 283 [?] on a plat and survey thereof lately made by William
H. Harding being part of a larger tract of land called Pages's
[?] lot which as to situation title and is particularly described
in a deed of relinquishment of dower executed by Elizabeth Blair
Fairfax, wife of the said Fernando, in conjunction with her said
husband on the 10th day of October 1801 [?] as by reference to
the records of the Office of Dumfries District Court will more
fully and at large appear and bounded as followeth Viz.
Beginning at a forked white oak on a pile of stones near Horse
pen run corner to Thomas Marshall's purchase East 274 1/2 poles
to a White oak by a flat rock Marshall's corner, thence with another
of his lines 264 3/4 from the said Fairfax thence with said Marshall's
line 175 3/4 East 163 poles to a stake and stone in Marshall's
line and corner to lot at 5 thence with a line thereof N 3 W 96
1/2 poles same course continued 70 poles to a box oak in the lane
dividing Houseman's two lots thence with another of his lines
N 119,, 30 W 163 poles to a stake in the angle of three white
oaks and hiccory [sic] marked as pointers in the dividing line
rum by the Commissioners appointed by the Chancellor which divides
this land from the lands of Mr John Janney [?]
William Housemans thence N 30 W 45 poles to a small white oak near the top of the hill, thence N 30,,20 W 77 poles to a forked iron wood at the mouth of deep branch on the South bank thereof, thence up broad run. The [unreadable] several courses and meanders to the mouth of Horse pen run and up the meanders thereof to the Place of Beginning. Containing Six hundred and thirty seven acres and thirty five perches [?] be the same more or less. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land and all other the premises [?] hereby conveyed with the rents, Issues and profits and all other appurtencences to the same belonging unto the said Abiel Jenners, his heirs and assigns forever and the said Ferdinando Fairfax for himself, his heirs Executors and administrators doth hereby covenant and agree to warrant and defend all and singular the premises hereby granted and conveyed unto the said Abiel Jenners, his heirs and assigns forever free from the claims of himself and of every other person and free from all other titles, charges, and incumbrances whatsoever, the land tax imposed by law being only excepted.
In witness whereof the said Ferdinando Fairfax hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Signed, sealed and delivered
in the presence of
Fleet [?] Smith
Wm H. Harding
Ex'd and del'd to A. Jenners the 19th of Oct 1803 - G W Blincoe
At a Court held for Loudoun County, May the 9th 1803 [?]. This
deed was proved by the oaths of Fleet Smith, William H. Harding
and Joseph Blincoe the subscribing witnesses thereto shown [?]
to be recorded.