This Indenture made this Eleventh day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eight four Between Volentine Tucker of the County of Hanover and Elizabeth his wife of the One part, and Joseph Gathright of the same County of the other part Witnesseth that the said Volentine Tucker and Elizabeth his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds Current money to them in hand paid by the said Joseph Gathright the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge and that ourselves is therewith fully Satisfied Contented and paid and thereof and therefrom doth Exonerate and discharge the said Joseph Gathright and hath given granted Bargained sold Alien Enfeoofed andConfirmd and doth by these presents give grant Bargain Sell Alien Enfeooff and Confirm unto the said Joseph Gathright one Certain Tract or parcel of Land Containing Sixty nine acres more or less and is Situated Lying and being in the foresaid County and is Bounded as followeth Viz. By the Lands of Josua Acree &c, and the said Jospeh Gathright, Together with all and Singular the Houses Orchards fences and inclousures as also all the woods waters & water Courses with all the priviledges and appertainances in or upon the premises or thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and also all the Estate, Right, Title Interest property possion Inheritance Claim and Demand whatsoever of them the said Volentine Tucker and Elizabeth his wife or their heirs of in or to the same or to any part or parcel thereof To Have and to Hold the said Sixty Nine acres of Land be the same more or Less and all and Singular other the premises before mentioned and every part thereof with all the appertenances appendenances thereunto belonging unto him the said Joseph Gathright his heirs and assigns forever unto the only proper use and behoof of him the said Joseph Gathright and to his heirs and assigns forever and the reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders thereof and of every part and parcel thereof And the said Volentine Tucker and Elisabeth his wife for themselves their heirs Executors and Administrators Doth Covenant promise and agree to and with the said Joseph Gathright his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns & of every of them by these presents that the said Volentine Tucker  . . .  & Elizabeth his wife at the sealing and delivering of these presents Standeth Rightfully and Lawfully ___ and possed of and in the premises aforementiond of a good sure Perfect & Indefeasible Estate of inheritance in fee simple and that they will forever warrant & defend the same from them selves their heirs Executors and Administrators and from all and every other person or persons whatsoever and also that he the said Joseph Gathright his heirs and Assigns shall and may from hence forth and at all times forever hereafter Lawfully Peacibly and Quietly have hold use Occupy possess and Enjoy all and Singular the said Sixty nine acres of Land and premises before mentioned and every part and Parsel thereof with the appertances freely & Clearly acquited and discharged of. . and all estates Bargains Sales Mortgages Judgments Executions Extents? Dower Rights of Dower Rents and arrears? of Rent and from all maner of charges and Incumbrances whatsoever and moreover they the said Volentine Tucker and Elisabeth his wife they and their heirs and Executors shall and will from time to time and at all times forever hearafter from the date of these presents at the request Cost and Charge of the said Joseph Gathright his heirs and assigns make and do Acknowledge Levey Execute and Suffer or cause to be made done Acknowledged levid Executed all and every such further and better Assu___g and Sure makeing and Conveying of all and Singular the said Land and Premises hereby Granted or any part or parcel thereof unto the said Joseph Gathright his heirs and assigns forever as by the said Joseph Gathright his heirs or & Assigns or his or their Councel Learned in the Law shall +++ be Reasonably ++++ Advised devised or Requested In Witness whereof the said Volentine Tucker and Elizabeth his wife hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and Year above written.
Signed Sealed and Delivered
In the presence of                                                     Valentine Tucker (Seal)
Saml. Crutchfield                                                   Elizabeth  X  Tucker (bhm) (Seal)
Geo: Hollings
Lankford Barker
William Moore
John
 X  Harris (bhm)

Memorandom that on the day and year within mentioned full Possession and Seisin of the Lands and Premises within mentioned was had and taken by the within mentioned Volentine Tucker and Elisabeth his wife and by them delivered over unto the within named Joseph Gathright To hold to him and his heirs &c according to the tone Intent and meaning of the within written Deed.
In presents of                                                    Valentine Tucker
Saml. Crutchfield                                           Elizabeth  X  Tucker (bhm)
Geo. Hollings
Lankford Barker
William Moore
John
 X  Harris (bhm)

Receved this Elevnth day of May 1784 of Joseph Gathright the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds the Consideration of the sum of the within written Deed Recd. Prme
Test                                                                       Valentine Tucker
Saml. Cruthfield
Geo. Hollings
Lankford Barker
William Moore
John
 X  Harris (bhm)

At a Court held for Hanover County on Thursday the 2d day of September 1784
this Deed Indented and the Memorandum of Levery and Seisin and Receipt thereon indorsed were proved by the Oaths of Saml. Crutchfield George Hollings and John Harris witnesses thereto and are Ordered to be Recorded.
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                                                                                   Wm. Pollard Junr. CHC

The Commonwealth of Virginia

To Elisha White & Richard Chapman Gentm. of the County of Hanover Greeting whereas Valentine Tucker and Elizabeth his wife have by Indenture bearing date the Eleventh day of May last past Conveyed unto Joseph Gathright one Certain tract or parcel of Land Containing Sixty nine acres more or less Lying and being in the sd. County of Hanover and whereas the said Elizabeth Tucker cannot Conveniently travel to the Court of the said County of Hanover to make her personal acknowledgment of the said Indenture, we do therefore Authorize and require you to go to the said Elizabeth and her having Examined Privily and apart from her said husband whether she doth the same freely and Voluntarily and without his persuasions or threats, that you receive the Acknowledgement  that the said Elizabeth shall be willing to make of the Indenture aforesaid hereto annexed and that you Certifie such Acknowledgment to the __ss of the Justices of the said County Court of Hanover under your seals without delay returning therewith this Commission Witness William Pollard Jr. Clerk of our said Court of our said Court this 16th day September 1784

                                                                       Wm. Pollard Jr.

Hanover Court to wit We do hereby Certifie that persuant to the above Commission we did go this day to Mrs. Elizabeth Tucker wife of the above mentioned Valentine Tucker and examined her privately and apart from her said Husband and she the said Elizabeth did freely and Voluntarily acknowledge the Indenture hereto annexed to be her act and Deed and declared she did it without the persuasions or threats of her said Husband Certified under our seals this 2 day of Nov 1784

                                                                      Elisha White (Seal)
                                                                      Richd. Chapman (Seal)

At a Court held for Hanover County on Thursday the 6th day of January 1785
This Commission and Certificate were returned and are Ordered to be Recorded

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                                                                William Pollard Junr. CHC

Deed Book ___, page 4_, Hanover County, Virginia