Deed Book 9, p3
23 Nov 1784
Jane Reeve, William Reeve & Nutty his wife of the County of Fauquier in the Common Wealth of Virginia of the one part, and William Settle of the County of Prince William & Common Wealth aforesaid of the other part, witnesseth that for & in consideration of the sum of one hundred & thirty pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said William Settle at or before the sealing & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the said William Settle forever is acquitted & discharged therefrom by these presents they the said Jane Reeve, William Reeve and Nutty his wife have granted bargained & sold, aliened, transfered, infeoffed, conveyed, and confirmed, and by these presents go grant, bargain ad sell, enfeoff, convey and confirm unto the said William Settle & his heirs all that tract, tenement or parcel of land situate lying & being in the Counties of Fauquier & Prince William aforesaid. Beginning at a white oak marked WS standing in the line running between Reeves and Sullivan Corner to Widow Reeve, thence S45 E62 poles to a small ash and bo oak standing near a branch, thence S102 poles to two box oaks one part of which grows on the root of the other, thence S52 E74 poles to a red and white oak in Col Heali's line, thence with said line 130 W 87 poles to a white oak marked WS&M thence N32W212 poles to a red oak marked M&WS standing in the line that runs between Reeves & Foster, thence to the Beginning containing one hundred acres, being part of the land devised to the said Jane Reeve during her widowhood & at her marriage or death bequeathed to the said William Reeve in the last will & testament of George Reeves decd, and all houses, buildings, Orchards, ways waters, water courses, profits, commidites, hereditaments & appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appurtaining and the reversion & reversions, remainder & remainders, rents, issues, and profts thereof, and also all the estate, right, title, interest, use, trust, property, claim & demand of them the said Jane Reeve, and William Reeve & Nutty his wife of in & to the said premises, and all deeds, evidences, & writings, touching or in any wise concerning the same To have and To hold all & singular the lands hereby conveyed & all & singular other the premises hereby granted unto the said William Settle his heirs & assigns forever, to the only proper use & behoof of him the said William Settle his heirs and assigns forever - And the said Jane Reeve and William Reeve for themselves their heirs Exors & Admors do covenant, promise, grant & agree to & with the said William Settle his heirs & assigns by these presents that they the said Jane Reeve & William Reeve have good power & lawful and absolute authority to grant & convey the premises aforesaid to the said William Settle in manner & form aforesaid, and that the said premises now are & so forever hereafter shall remain and be free & clear of & from all former & ther gifts, grants, bargains, sales, dower, right & title of dower, judgments, executions, titles, troubles, charges, patents or incumbrances whatsoever made, done, committed or suffered by the said Jane Reeve & William Reeve or any other person or persons whatsoever, the Quit rents hereafter growing due for & in respect of the premises only excepted & foreseized?. And further that the said Jane Reeve & William Reeve & their heirs all & singular the premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said William Settle his heirs and assigns against them the said Jane Reeve William Reeve & Nutty his wife & their heirs and all & every other person & persons whatsoever shall warrant & forever defend by these presents. And lastly that the said Jane Reeve, William Reeve and Nutty his wife their heirs Exors & admors and all and every other person & persons any thing claiming in the premises hereby granted shall and will when required make, do and execute such further and other lawfull and reasonable act & convey and at the costs & charges of the said William Settle his heirs and assigns for the further & more perfect conveying and assuring of the premises unto the said William Settle his heirs and assigns for ever, as shall be reasonably advised, devised or required. In witness whereof the said Jane Reeve, William Reeve & Nutty his wife have hereuto set their hands and seals the Day and year first above written.
Signed Sealed & delivered }Jane (her + mark) Reeve LS
in presence of }William Reeve LS
Wharton RansdallNutty (her + mark) Reeve LS
Dixon Robinson for the widow
Received of the within named William Settle the day of the date of the within Indenture the sum of one hundred and thirty pounds current money being the consideration within mentioned.
Wharton RansdellNutty (her x mark) Reeve