Charles Co., MD - 1772 Deed, John Reeves to Jordan

1772 Deed - John Reeves to Jordan

Deed - John Reeves to Justinian Jordan

Charles County, Maryland
Provincial Court Land Records, 1770-1774
Volume 726, Page 460

This Indenture made this sixteenth day of November in the Year One thousand Seven hundred and Seventy two between John Reeves of Halifax County in the Colony of North Carolina but now in S.t Mary's County in Maryland of the one part and Justinian Jordan of S.t Marys County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Reeves for and in consideration of five Shillings Current Money to him in hand paid by the said Justinian Jordan the receipt whereof he hath hereby acknowledged and for good Causes and Considerations him thereunto moving Doth by these presents for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators Covenant promise grant and agree to and with the said Justinian Jordan that He the said John Reeves will permit the said Justinian Jordan or any person for him at the next provincial Court to be held at the City of Annapolis to prosecute one writ of entry sur desseisin en de post against the said John Reeves for all that Tract or parcell of Land lying in S.t Mary's County afores.d called part of Basford Manor which is contained in and included in the following Metes Bounds Courses Lines and distances that is to say Beginning at John Gee's southerly marked Hickory bounded with nine Notches from thence by a line drawn South to a marked Tree a little above the bound Tree of Edward Turner's Land from thence down the Swamp untill it comes to O Daniels Point from thence to a marked white oak that stands at Brown's Berry by a pond side the Bound Tree between Rowland White and Daniel O Daniel from thence by a Line drawn to the first bounded Hickory of John Gee's abovesaid containing One Hundred Acres of Land More or less with all and every the appurtenances to the same belonging by such Name Names Descriptions Number of Acres and in such manner and Form as may be thought fit and Convenient unto which Writt the said John Reeves shall and will appear Gratis either in proper person or by Attorney Lawfully authorized and vouch over to the to Warrante the Common Vouchee who shall likewise appear Gratis and enter into Warranty and make default in Contempt of the said Court whereby one good and sufficient Recovery may be had passed and suffered against the said John Reeves of in and to the premisses w.th the appurtenances and every part thereof accordinging to the usual Custom of Common Recoveries for the assurance of Lands and Tenements and that the said Recovery and the Execution thereof and the force and Effects of the same in what manner suffered shall be and enure and that the said Justinian Jordan and His Heirs immediately after the same and the Execution thereof had and made shall stand and be seized w.th the premises w.th the appurtenances and every part thereof to the onely use and behoof of the said Justinian Jordan his Heirs and assigns for ever as Tenants in Common in Fee simple and for no other Use Intent or purpose whatsoever In Witness the said Parties to this Indenture have enterchangeably set their Hands and Seals the day and year above written
Signed Sealed and delivered
John Reeves (seal)

The Word (Hundred) was omitd in copying in presence of as the Deed passed by T Gerrard is for One Hundred
John Cartwright Acres of Land and John Reeves pays acknowledgm.ts
W.m Walter for the above Quantity Just.n Jordan (seal)
Jn.o Eden

On the Back of the aforegoing Deed was thus Endorsed Viz.t
Saint Mary's County to wit
On the sixteenth day of November 1772 the within named John Reeves Party to the within Deed came before the Subscribers two of his Lordships Justices of the peace for the County and acknowledged the within Indenture to be his Act and Deed according to the purport true Intent and Meaning thereof

Recorded 22.d April 1773 Acknowledged before Jn.o Eden and certified by Thomas Bond

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