Prince William County, Virginia
Deed Book M, p. 205-206
22 Nov 1751
George Reve of Prince William County of the one part & John Reeves Brother to the said George of the same County of the other part WITNESSETH that the said George Reeves for and in Consideration of the sum of five pound Sterlin to him in hand paid by the said John Reeves the rect whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath bargained & sold and by these presents doth Bargain & sell unto the said John Reeves all that parcel of Land which was formerly made over unto the said John Reeves by the said George Reeves by a deed of gift & by & according to the bounds & Courses therein Contained for three hundred and thirteen acres be the same more or less, and the reversion & reversions remainder & remainders together with the rents and profits of the premises & of every part and parcel thereof To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of Land and all and singular the premises herein mentioned and intended to be hereby bargained and sold with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said John Reeves his Exrs. Admrs. And assigns from this day before this date hereof for and during the term of one whole year from thence next Ensing (?) & fully to be completed & ended, Yielding & paying therefore the Yearly rent of one shilling Sterling at this first of st. Michael the Arch-Angel only if the same be lawfully Demanded to the Intent that by Virtue of these presents and of the statue for transferring of Use into Possession the said John Reeves may be in the actual possession of the premises and be enabled to accept a Grant of the reversion & Inheritances thereof to him and his heirs IN WITNESS whereof the said George Reeves hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day & year first above Written ~
Sealed & delivered in presence of
Judith Davies Thos. Stone George Reeve (Seal)
Rec.d this 22d day of November the within mentioned sum of five pounds I say recd.
Test Vms (?) George Reeve
Judith Davies, Isaac Reeve
At a court held for the County of Prince William 25.d November 1751
George Reeve aknowledged (sic) this Lease and it is admitted to record
— Wagoner. CC.