This Indenture made and entered into upon this second day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and ninety Seven between Washington Croft and Polly his wife of the County of Brunswick in the Commonwealth of Virginia of the one part & Sterling Tucker of the same County of the other part Witnesseth, that the said Washington Croft and Polly his wife for and in consideration of the sum of thirty pounds Current Money of Virginia to them in hand paid . . . by the said Sterling Tucker . . . do hereby bargain sell, alien, convey enfeoff grant and absolutely confirm to the said Sterling Tucker . . . a certain tract or parcel of Land, Situate lying & being in the County of Brunswick aforesaid containing by estimation one hundred forty four acres be the same more or less and bounded as followeth vizt. Beginning on Waqua Creek at a corner between he Lands of the said Sterling Tucker being the lower tract which he purchased of Thomas Croft decd. and the Land of Thomas Simmons Infant Son of Henry Simmons deceased and adjoining the Land of Hartwell Tucker thence along the said Thomas Simmons line to the line of Land of Theophilus Field thence along the line of the Land of the said Theophilus Field to the lower line of the upper tract of Land of the said Sterling Tucker which he purchased of the said Thomas Croft and which Land formerly belonged to Burgess Wall deceased thence along the said Sterling Tuckers last mentioned line, to the line of the Land of Benjamin Harris son of Matthew Harris decd. thence along the last mentioned line to the line of the Land of Hartwell Tucker and thence along his line to the beginning . . . Signed by Washington Croft and Mary Croft and witnessed by Richd. Gregory as to W. Croft and Hartwell Tucker Christopher Rives, David Tucker, Jr. and Thomas Jolley.
Brunswick County Court October 23rd 1797. This Indenture of Bargain and Sale was acknowledged by Washington Croft party thereto to be his act and deed and ordered to be recorded.
Deed Book 17, page 90, Brunswick County, Virginia