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DEED OF TRUST between Abiel and Deborah Jenners and John Littlejohn,
Charles Binns, and Robert Braden dated April 3, 1805
This indenture made this Third day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and five Between Abiel Jenners and Deborah his wife of the County of Loudoun and Commonwealth of Virginia of the one part and Jno Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden of the County and Commonwealth af.d [aforesaid] of the other part. Witnesseth that whereas the said Abiel Jenners stands Justly indebted to Jno Hamilton of the County and State af.d [aforesaid] in the sum of Four Thousand seven hundred and eighty four dollars and sixty seven cents the payment whereof he is desirous to provide for and secure together with all legal interest which may become due thereon untill [sic] the same shall be paid now this indenture witnesseth that the said Abiel Jenners and Deborah his wife in consideration of the premises and also of the sum of one dollar to the said Abiel Jenners in hand paid by the said John Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold aliened released and confirmed, and by these presents do grant bargain and sell alien release and confirm unto the said John Littlejohn, Charles Binns and Robert Braden their heirs and assigns the undermentioned tracts or parcels of land situate in the County of Loudoun, purchased by him from the above-mentioned John Hamilton bounded as follows, viz.
beginning at a Red Oak on a hill, corner to William Fox and
James Rice [?]; thence, with Fox's line N 58 W. 40 po. to a White
Oak, another of his corners; thence, with his line, N 37 W. 16
1/2 po. to a White Oak, another of his corners; then, with his
line, N. 63 W 83 po. to a stump, in a line of said Fox; then,
with his line, S. 43 1/2 W 116 poles to a stake, Robert Braden's
corner; thence, with his line, S 55 W 84 po. to a stake in the
head of an old Mill-dam, corner to Charles Bennett; then S 43
1/2 E 36 po. to a stone, another of Bennett's corners; then, with
his line, S 3/12 W
102 1/4 poles, to a stake, in the line of Ellzey's [?] land. Thence, with his line, N. 86 3/4 E 26[4?] 1/2 poles to a Stone, near an old School-house. Thence, N.4 W.10 poles and 5 links to a stump. Thence, N. 24 1/2 W 36 poles, to two stumps near the fence, and near an old road. Thence, N. 37 E 25 1/2 poles, to a White=oak, corner to Cavins [?] and Rice. Thence, with Rice's line, N.46 W. 10 poles, to a Black=oak. Thence, with another of his lines, N 4 1/2 W. 105 poles, to the beginning.- Also one other Tract, beginning at a small hiccory [sic] in a valley, corner to James Rice, and in Cavins's line. Thence, with said line, S. 73 1/2 E. 9 po to two Black=oaks, Cavins' Corner. Then, with another of his lines S. 25 1/2 E 88 po to a fallen Black=oak, in a line of James Rattekin. Then, with his line, N. 5 1/2 W. 186 po to a Hiccory, corner to Moyers. Then, with his line, S. 86 3/4 W. 72 1/4 poles to a stone, corner to Abner Williams and James Rice. - Thence, with Rice's line, S. 43 1/4 E 84 1/2 poles to a stone, another of Rice's corners. Thence, with his line, S. 18 W. 36 1/2 poles to the beginning: Containing (both included) 358 Acres 3 R. 19 P; together with all and singular the appurtenances to the said tracts of land hereby granted belonging and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof; and all right and interest of the said Abiel Jenners, of, in, and to the same; to have and to hold all and singular the premises hereby conveyed unto the said John Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden, their heirs, and assigns for ever. In trust, however, for the uses, intents, and purposes following: that is to say to the use of the said Abiel Jenners, his heirs, and assigns, until such time as a Sale
Shall be made of the same under the Authority of this Indenture and if it Shall so happen that the said Abiel Jenners his heirs, Exors [executors] or admins [administrators] Shall neglect or refuse to pay unto the said Jno Hamilton his Exors admins or assigns the said Sum of Four thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Four Dollars and Sixty Seven Cents with legal Interest thereon from the date of these presents payable by three Bonds bearing date with these presents On the first day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Eight or if any part thereof should remain unpaid at that time then that the said Jno Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden or their Heirs or assigns upon giving six Weeks previous Notice in any news paper published in Alexandria or Leesburg of the day and place of Sale proceed to sell the said hereby granted land and premises and upon paying and Satisfying the said sum of Four thousand Seven Hundred and eighty four Dollars and Sixty Seven Cents with Interest as af.d [aforesaid] or the balance that may be due thereof at the time of Such Sale and all costs and Charges attending the Execution of the Trusts herein Contained and the said Jno Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden or their Heirs or assigns Shall pay unto the said Abiel Jenners his Heirs or Assigns so much money arising from the said Sale as Shall remain after satisfying and performing the purposes of this Indenture and the said hereby devised premises as shall be sold shall be sold shall from and after such sale be and continue to the use of the purchaser or purchasers thereof his, her and their Heirs and assigns forever anything herein Contained to the Contrary notwithstanding and the said Jno. Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden for themselves and their Heirs do covenant and agree to and with the said Abiel Jenners and his heirs that they the said Jno. Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden and their Heirs will well and Truly Execute and perform all and singular the trusts of this Indenture and the said Abiel Jenners for himself his heirs and assigns doth Covenant and agree to and with the said Jno Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden their Heirs and assigns that he the said Abiel Jenners his heirs and assigns will at all times hereafter make and Execute all such further deeds and conveyances for the more
Perfect Conveying and Assigning the said hereby granted premises or any part thereof as the said Jno. Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden or their Heirs or assigns or their council learned in the Law shall or may reasonably advise or require and Lastly the said Abiel Jenners and his heirs all and Singular the premises hereby conveyed unto the said Jno Littlejohn, Charles Binns, and Robert Braden or their Heirs and assigns All and will warrant and forever defend Against the Claims and Demands of all and every person and persons Whatsoever In witness Whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and year first above Written
Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of
Sanford Rainey [?]
Jno Dodd Junr
At a Court held for Loudoun County May 13th 1805 This Deed was Acknowledged by the parties thereto and ordered to be Recorded