Misc. Charlotte County VA Deeds
Submitted by Ed Dolan

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HAMLETT COLLIER to WILLIAM TOWLER 
JAMESON vs. TOWLER
JOSIAH FOSTER to JAPHETH TOWLER 





HAMLETT COLLIER to WILLIAM TOWLER
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VA. DEED BOOK 10, p. 65.
This indenture made this twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord 
Eighteen hundred and four between Hamlett Collier and Elizabeth Collier his 
wife of the one part and William Towler (all of the County of Charlotte) of 
the other part, Witnesseth that the said Hamlett Collier and Elizabeth 
Collier his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and 
fourty pounds Current money of Virginia to them in hand paid before the 
sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof they do hereby 
acknowlege doth grant bargain and sell enfeoff and confirm unto the said 
William Towler his heirs and assigns forever one certain piece tract or 
parcel of land lying and being in the County aforesaid containing by actual 
survey twenty five and one half acres and bounded as followeth, viz. 
Beginning at a new made corner in Childries line Spanish oak thence along his 
line S. 88. E. 50. poles to a new made corner and oak on said line thence a 
new line S. 12. W. 74. poles to a corner [?] oak thence N. 88. W. 50. poles 
to a new made corner pointers thence N. 12. E. 74. poles to the beginning -- 
To have and to hold the aforesaid tract or parcel of Land together with all 
houses thereinto appertaining belonging to the said William Towler his heirs 
and assigns forever -- To him and their only proper use and [?] free and 
clear from all or any bill, claim, dower, challenge or demand of the said 
Hamlett Collier and Elizabeth Collier his wife their heirs executors or 
administrators and of all and every other person or persons whatsoever 
claiming by from or under them and the said Hamlett Collier and Elizabeth 
Collier his wife for themselves their heirs exors. and admis. do covenant 
promise and agree to and with the said William Towler that they shall and 
will at any time hereafter require and lastly the said Hamlett Collier and 
Elizabeth Collier his wife for themselves their heirs exors. admis. do hereby 
covenant forever to Warrant and defend the aforesaid tract or parcel and 
premises with all the appurtenances to the said William Towler his heirs 
executors administrators against them their heirs executors administrators 
and against all and every other person and persons whatsoever -- In Witness 
whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our Seals the day and year 
above written. Hamlett Collier
Elizabeth Collier

Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of
Collier Hutcheson, Edward Towler, Tho. Cox.

At a Court held for Charlotte County the 3rd day of December 1804.
This Indenture was proved in Court by the oath of Collier Hutcheson, Edward 
Towler and Thomas Cox to be the act and deed of the said Hamlett Collier and 
Elizabeth Collier his wife and ordered to be recorded. 
Teste Thomas Read
Truly recorded Thomas Read 

[Note: Hamlett Collier, b. 17 Jan. 1773, Charlotte Co., Va.; d. ca. 1835, 
Nicholas Co., Ky. Son of John Collier, who lived in Charlotte Co. from 1767 
to 1795, emigrated to Ky. and left a will in Nicholas Co. in 1820. His mother 
was Hannah Hamlett daughter of James Hamlett and Obedience ?, who lived in 
Charlotte, and later Lunenburg County. Hamlett Collier's wife was Elizabeth 
Towler, daughter of Japheth Towler (and Elizabeth Bradley), who left a will 
in Charlotte Co. in 1798. William Towler, the grantee of this deed was her 
brother, as was Edward Towler, one of the witnesses; Collier Hutcheson was a 
cousin of Hamlett Collier, son of Frances Collier (sister to John Collier, 
Hamlett's father) and Charles Hutcheson, of Mecklenburg Co.]. [Ed Dolan.]

JAMESON vs. TOWLER
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VA. DEED BOOK 8, p. 195.
To all persons to whom these presents shall come I Clement Jameson son and 
heir at law of William Jameson deceased of the County of Charlotte in the 
State of Virginia, do send Greeting Whereas a suit was instituted in the High 
Court of Chancery by Elizabeth Towler widow, James Towler, Benjamin Towler, 
Anne Towler, William Towler, Elizabeth Towler, the daughter, Luke Towler and 
Edward Towler, the five last of whom being infants appeared by their mother 
and [?] friend the before mentioned Elizabeth Towler widow, devisees of 
Japheth Towler deceased Plaintiffs against James Jameson and Richard Cameron 
surviving partners of Buchanan, Hastie & Co., and me the said Clement Jameson 
son and heir at law of William Jameson dec'd. Defendants, and whereas also 
the said James Jameson and Richard Cameron surviving partners of Buchanan, 
Hastie & Company aforesaid as Plaintiffs , also instituted a suit in the said 
High Court of Chancery, agains Elizabeth Towler widow and one of the devisees 
of Japheth Towler deceased, James Towler, Benjamin Towler, Anne Towler, 
William Towler, Elizabeth Towler, Luke Towler and Edward Towler, children and 
devisees of the said Japheth Towler, to such of whom are infants, the said 
Elizabeth Towler widow was assigned guardian, Henry Isbell, Ambrose Hammond 
and me the said Clement Jameson, Defendants, and such proceedings were had in 
the said suits that on the first day of March in the year one thousand Seven 
hundred and ninety nine, it was adjudged ordered decreed, that I the said 
Clement Jameson as a Defendant in the said first suit, should at the costs of 
the Plaintiffs in that suit execute a release of all my right, to the Land 
under the Deed from Isbell to William Jameson to those claiming under Japheth 
Towler dec'd. either as heirs or devisees, all which premises will more fully 
and at large appear and reference to the proceedings and decrees in the said 
suits remaining of record in the said Court, Now these presents witness, that 
I the said Clement Jameson for and in consideration of the premises, and in 
order to carry into full and compleat effect the said recited decree, have 
remised, released, and forever quit claimed, and by these presents remise, 
release and forever quit claim unto those claiming under the said Japheth 
Towler deceased, either as heirs or devises all the estate, right, title, 
interest, use, trust, claim and demand whatsoever hath at law and in equity 
of me the said Clement Jameson, as son and heir of the said William Jameson 
of in to or out of all the land aforesaid and every part and parcel thereof 
with all and singular the appurtenances, so that neither I the said Clement 
Jameson my heirs or assigns, or any other person or persons in trust for me 
or them, or in my or their name or names shall or will, can or may, by any 
ways or means whatever hereafter have, claim challenge, or demand any right 
title or interest of in to or out of the said land and every part or parcel 
thereof with the appurtenances, But that I the said Clement Jameson my heirs 
and assigns and every one of them, from all estate, right, title, interest, 
property claim and demand of in to or out of the said land and premises and 
every part and parcel thereof am, is, are and shall be by these presents 
forever excluded and debarred. In Testimony whereof I the said Clement 
Jameson, have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this seventh day of 
August in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and ninety nine.
Clement R. Jameson

Signed, Sealed and delivered,
in the presence of Clement Read,
Thomas Read Jr., Robert Price.

At a Court held for Charlotte County the 2nd day of September 1799.
This Deed of Release was proved in Court by the oath of Clement Read, Thomas 
Read Jr., and Robert Price to be the Act and Deed of the said Clement R. 
Jameson, and ordered be Recorded.
Teste Thomas Read
Truly recorded
Thomas Read

JOSIAH FOSTER to JAPHETH TOWLER
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VA. DEED BOOK 4, p. 263.
This Indenture made this third day of december one thousand seven hundred and 
Eighty one between Josiah Foster of Charlotte County of the one part and 
Japheth Towler of Goochland County of the other part, Witnesseth that the 
said Josiah Foster for and in consideration of the sum of fifty pounds 
Current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Japheth Towler the 
receipt whereof the said Josiah Foster doth hereby acknowledge, hath given 
granted bargained and Sold, and by these presents doth give grant Bargain 
sell deliver and confirm to him the said Japheth Towler one Certain Tract or 
parcel of land situated lying and being in the County of Charlotte Containing 
two hundred and Eighty two acres be the same more or less, and bounded as 
follows beginning at James Mullins Corner, along his line to Childres Corner 
pine along his line to Hutson's line, along Hutson's line, to Covinton's line 
and along his line to the first Station. Together with all and singular the 
priveleges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appurtaining 
to, to have and to hold the above said land -- premises with all the 
appurtenances unto the said Japheth Towler his heirs Executors or 
administrators, forever to have and to hold use occupy possess and enjoy the 
same with every part and parcel thereof to him the said Japheth Towler, his 
heirs or assigns forever to the only proper use and behalf of him the said 
Japheth Towler he his heirs and assigns forever against the said Foster his 
heirs or assigns and against the Claim [?] of all other persons whatsoever 
shall or may by these presents warrant and forever defend. In witness whereof 
the said Josiah Foster hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year 
first above written. Josiah Foster

Memorandum that on the day and year first within mentioned Quiet and 
peaceable possession and seizin of the within mentioned Land and premises 
with all the appurtenances was given and made by Josiah Foster unto Japheth 
Towler according to the true intent and meaning of the within written Deed: 
In presence of the Witnesses thereunto subscribed. Josiah Foster
In presence of us
Received December the 3rd 1781 of Mr. Japheth Towler the sum of fifty pounds 
Virginia Currency in full payment of the consideration money for the above 
sold land and [?] Josiah Foster.

At a Court held for Charlotte County the 3rd day of December 1781.
The within written Indenture and Memorandum and Receipt hereon Indorsed was 
acknowledged by the said Josiah Foster to be his act and Deed and ordered to 
be recorded and Elizabeth the wife of the said Josiah she being first 
privately Examined according to law, Relinquished her Right of Dower in and 
to the land and premises Conveyed by said Indenture. Teste Thomas Read
Truly Examined and Recorded
Thomas Read
[Japheth Towler left a will in Charlotte Co., Va. in 1798].



 

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