This Indenture made this 22nd day of February in he year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and sixty nine by and Between John Butler Merchant and his wife Anne of the County of Prince George of the one part and David Tucker Planter of the County of Sussex of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Butler and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of forty pounds current Money of Virginia to them in h and paid by the said David Tucker the receipt whereof the said John Butler and his wife doth hereby acknowledge and themselves therewith contented satisfied and paid, Hath granted Bargained and Sold aliened enfeoffed and confirmed and the said John Butler and his wife do hereby confess and acknowledge for themselves their Heirs Executors Administrators and assigns firmly by these presents that the said John Butler and his wife Anne doth grant Bargain Sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the said David Tucker his Heirs and assigns for ever one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Brunswick and containing by estimation two hundred Acres be the same more or less and bounded as followeth, to wit, Beginning on the North side of the Reedy branch and thence to a white oak, thence North sixteen degrees West fifty two poles to a black Jack corner, thence North eighty three degrees West one hundred and twenty poles to a white oak, thence South, sixty two degrees west, two hundred poles to a black Jack on the branch, thence along a new line made to a corner red oak in William Scoggin's old line thence along the said line to the beginning, To have and to hold, the aforesaid tract or parcel of land and premises with all the appurtenances to the land, to the said David Tucker his Heirs and assigns for ever to the only proper use and behoof of the said David Tucker his Heirs and assigns forever, And the said John Butler an his wife Anne the above said tract or parcel land with the appurtenances from the said John Butler and his wife their Heirs and assigns and from the claim or claims of any person or persons whatsoever will forever warrant and Defend to the said David Tucker his Heirs and assigns forever In Witness whereof the said John Butler and his wife Anne have to these presents set their hands and Seals the day and year above Written. Signed by John Butler and Anne Butler.
N.B. the within John Butler Doth not sign this Deed with any other warrent then to warrant the said Land to the within named David Tucker &c from him the said John Butler his Heirs Executors Administrators or assigns an from any person or persons claiming him him or them. Witnessed by Robert Pettway, James Maclin, Thomas Butler, and Drury Birchett, Junr. At a Court held for Brunswick County the Day of June 1769. This Indenture was proved by the Oaths of James Maclin and Thomas Butler Witnesses thereto, And at a Court held for the said County the 25th day of March 1771 The said Indenture was proved by the Oath of Robert Pettway another Witness thereto and Ordered to be Recorded.
Deed Book 10, page 115, Brunswick County, Virginia