PUB 1992:Cavaliers and Pioneers : Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666



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  • Title PUB 1992:Cavaliers and Pioneers : Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666 
    Short Title PUB 1992: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666 
    Author Nell M. Nugent 
    Publisher Library of Virginia, 1992 
    Call Number Volume Two: 1623-1666: Chapter: Patent Book No. 2 
    Source ID S16 
    Text To all & whosoever & Now Know you that I the Said Sir William Berkley Gov. do with this device and consent of the council of Govs, Accordingly give and graunt unto Edward Bland Merchant thirteen hundred acres of land lying on the south side of James River a mile or there abouts from the head of the Upper Chipoak bounded as followeth from the path leading from Swann Bay to the Indian Fields thence one hundred and twenty chains -- along the southernmost branch of the river -- thence five hundred eighty five chains northwest, thence one hundred and seventy chains north east thence two hundred and three chains by north a quarter of a point more north and then south east one hundred and twenty chains to the above said path -- The said thirteen hundred acres of land being due unto the said Edward Bland by and for the transportation of twenty six persons into the colony all whose names are recorded -- Indentioned unto said Bland to have and to hold & to be held for yeilding & to which payment is to be made seven years after the date for rights of any former order or grant and not before provided and dated ye 10th day of march 1647.

    [Recorded Names as follows]:

    Edward Bland
    Jane Bland
    Wm. Beare
    Eliz. Bland
    Tho. Leigh
    Geo. Proby
    Richard Litler
    Robert Woodruffe
    Jo. Smith
    Lydia Emeroy
    Mary Beard
    Griffeth Davis
    John Thomas
    Anna Burk
    Nich. Weather
    Kat. Lands
    Ann. Farrar
    Geo. Marrow
    Lucy Evans
    Geo. Price
    Tho. Dorwin
    William Turke
    Thomas Ridley
    Richard Strader
    Charles Baldwin


    [With grateful acknowledgment to Bill and Bonnie Darwin for providing a copy of this source; see A Company of Adventurers