This Indenture made this Twenty fourth Day of March in the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and fifty five Between Micajah Mosby of the County of Cumberland and parish of Southam of the one part and William Tucker of the County of Albemarle of the other part Witnesseth that the said Micajah Mosby for an (sic) in consideration of the sum of fifty seven pounds Currant (sic) money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said William Tucker the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge and himself therewith fully Satisfied and hath Given Granted Bargained Sold Aliened released Enfeoffed and Confirmed unto the said William Tucker one Certain Tract or parcel of Land Situate lying and being in the County of Cumberland on the South Side of James River Containing two Hundred acres more or less and bounded as followeth to wit Beginning at the Road on Thomas Bedfords line thence along Bedfords line to Waddles corner thence on Waddles line to the Old Schoolhouse Branch thence up the said branch to the road thence up the Road to the place begun at To have and to hold the said Tract or parcel of Land with all and Singular the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining allso (sic) all __________ privileges and appurtanances whatsoever unto the said William Tucker his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns to the only use and behoof of him the said William Tucker his heirs and Assigns forever and the said Micajah Mosby doth hereby warrant the said Land unto the said William Tucker his heirs and Assigns to be free and Clear from all Claims Mortgages or intails whatsoever. In Witness Whereof the said Micajah Mosby hath hereunto set his hand and Seal this Twenty fourth Day of March 1755. Signed by Micajah Mosby, and witnessed by Joseph Mosby, William Stratton, and Charles Edwards.
Memorandum that peaceable and quiet possession and Seizen was had by the said Micajah Mosby and by him Delivered to the said William Tucker. Signed by Micajah Mosby and witnessed by Joseph Mosby, William Stratton, and Charles Edwards. Received of William Tucker fifty seven Pounds this 24th Day of March being the Consideration money within Mentioned I say recd. by me. Signed by Micajah Mosby and witnessed by Joseph Mosby, William Stratton, and Charles Edwards.
At a Court held for Cumberland County the 24th day of March 1755 This Indenture together with the memorandum and receipt endorsed was acknowledged by Micajah Mosby a party thereto and Ordered to be recorded Maudlin the Wife of the said Micajah being first privily Examined as the law directs relinquished her right of Dower to the Lands and premises therein mentioned.
Deed Book 2, page 206, Cumberland County, Virginia.