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Deed, Berkeley County, 1787

This Indenture made this 19th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven Between John & Margaret Walter of Berkeley County State of Virginia of the one part and George Weigle of the said County and state aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said John & Margaret Walter for the just and full sum of eighty pounds current money of Pennsylvania the receipt whereof he hath hereby acknowledged doth give grant bargain and sell alien and confirm unto him the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns all that part of a lott of land or portion of ground lying and being in Berkeley County town of Martinsburg know [now] distinguished and conveyed as follows Via one half of the lott No 10 lying and being in the town aforesaid Beginning at a stake in Queen Street corner to lott No 11. Thence with the said street 100 feet to a stake at the said street then leaving the said street and running square with the same across lott 103 feet to a stake standing on the line of lott No 33 then with the said line 100 feet to a stake corner of lott No 33 then leaving the line of lott No 33 and running with a line of lott No11 one hundred and three feet to the beginning containing [378/2 ?] square poles. The said lott was granted to John Walter from and under under [word repeated] the hand of William Skinner and to William Skinner from and under the hand of John Coblin and to him conveyed by Adam Stephen and recorded amongst the records of this town and county and also all houses buildings ways waters orchards and water courses profits commodities hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said half lott of land belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and [al-- ?] the estate right title and interest use trust property claim and demand of him the said John & Margaret Walter of him to the said premises ^and all deeds evidences and writing touching or in any wise concerning the same to hold and to have the half lott above mentioned and all and singular the premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns forever to the only proper use and behoof of the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns forever Subject nevertheless to the conditions reservations rents and agreements [co--?] in the above mentioned deed from Adam Stephen Esquire to John Coblin from John Coblin to William Skinner recourse being thereto had more fully appear and the said John Walter for himself his Heirs and assigns doth covenant promise grant to and with the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns that he the said John Walter is legally seized of and in the premises and that he has good right full and absolute power and authority to grant and convey the same to the said George Wygle in manner & form aforesaid and also that the said George Wygle his Heirs and assigns shall and may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold possess and occupy the half lott above mentioned with its appurtenances without [?] trouble molestation hindrances interruption or denial of the said John Walter or any other person or persons whatsoever except as before excepted and further that the said John Walter his Heirs and assigns shall & will from time to time and at any time hereafter at the reasonable request and [co--?] of the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns make do execute or cause to be done and executed all and every such and other lawfull grants and appurtenances in law whatsoever for the further and better and more perfect granting and adjoining the half lott of land above mentioned unto the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns forever according to the true intent and meaning of these presents and by the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns his or their Council learned in the law shall be reasonably devised advised and required and Lastly Lastly [word repeated] that the said John Walter his Heirs and assigns the half lott and its appurtenances above mentioned unto the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns against the said John Walter his Heirs and assigns and against all and every body whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents In Witness whereof the said John and Margret Walter hath set and affixed their hand and seal the day and year above written.

Signed and Delivered                     John Waltz {seal}
in presence of                                   her
                                            Margret X Waltz {seal}
                                                      mark

Received of George Weigle the sum of eighty pounds it being the consideration money above mentioned witness my hand this 19th day of June 1787.

                                                   John Waltz {seal}

At a Court held for Berkeley County the 19th day of June 1787 This Indenture together with the receipt under written were acknowledged by John Walter and Margret his wife parties thereto she being first privately examined as the law [?] and ordered to be recorded.
                                                   Test. Mo. Hunter


Source: Berkeley County, Virginia, Deed Book 7, 1786-1787:292 – 294, microfilm reel 19, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

Note: The spelling of the grantor’s surname appears as both Walter and Waltz in the deed book from which this transcription is taken. I do not know which spelling is more representative.

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