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Virginia Land

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John Croslin Sr & Richard Croslin,
Land Purchase, November 1796, Southampton County

This indenture made this twenty second day of November in the year of Lord Christ 1796 between Jacob Darden jun of Southampton County & State of Virginia of the one part & John Croslin sen of the county and state aforesaid of the other part.  Witnesseth, that he the said Jacob Darden for & in consideration of the sum of twenty one pounds & 4 shillings to him in hand paid by the said John Croslin before the unsealing & delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof the sd Jacob Darden doth hereby acknowledge, & himself to be herewith fully satisfied contented & paid hath bargained releas'd & forever quit claim & by these presents doth release, quit claim & forever confirm unto him the sd John Croslin his heirs & assigns forever a certain tract of land being in Southampton County & on line West of the Cyprus swamp containing Fifty acres more or less it being the land & plantation wherein the sd Croslin now lives & the balance of the tract granted to Elisha Darden by him sd Croslin as will appear by a mortgage deed for the land bearing Date the fourteenth day of Feb'y 1786.  To have & to hold the land plantation & appurtenances to him the sd John Croslin his heirs and assigns forever, and he the sd Jacob Darden his heirs assigns and administrators will against and forever defend the right and title of the sd land & appurtenances against all & every person or persons whatsoever laying claim to or demanding the land or any part thereof by _ of the aforesaid Mortgage Deed.  In witness whereof he the said Jacob Darden jun hath himself set his hand and affixed his seal this day & year first above written.

Jacob Darden jun [seal]

Sign'd Sealed & Delivered in Presence of
Miles Waite
John Lee
Richard Croslin





Received this 22 day of November 1796 of John Croslin the sum of twenty one pounds & 4 shillings in full of the within mentioned consideration.

Jacob Darden jun

Miles Waite
John Lee
Richard Crosland



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John Croslin Sr & Mary Croslin,
Land Sale, November 1796, Southampton County

This Indenture made this twenty second day of November in the year of our Lord Christ, one thousand seven hundred & ninety six, Between John Croslin and his wife Mary of Southampton County and State of Virginia, of the one hand, and Joseph Norsworthy of the County and State aforesaid, of the other part.  Witnesseth, the said John Croslin and Mary his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty Pounds Virginia Currency to them in hand paid by the said Joseph Norsworthy before the insealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof they the said John Croslin and his wife Mary do hereby acknowledge and themselves to be therewith satisfied contented & paid, have bargained, sold aliened _ and confirmed, and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien _ confirm unto the said Joseph Norswothy his heirs and assigns forever, a certain tract or parcel of land being in the _ Southampton County in the East side of Nottoway River and West side of the Cyprus Swamp being bounded by John Gardner's line, John Lee's land, by Howel Hines's land, and by said Norsworthy's own land (which he bought of Lawrence Carr) containing by estimation one hundred and thirty acres more or less.  To Have and To Hold the said bargained _, _ the appurtenances, to him the said Joseph Norswothy his heirs and assigns forever together with all woods mines & minerals, and all other like _ and commodities thereto belonging, or in any wise appertaining and they the said John Croslin and his wife Mary for themselves their heirs executors and administrators, will warrant and forever defend the said bargained _ against the lawful claim or demand of all and every person or persons whatsoever to _ the said Joseph Norsworthy his heirs and assigns forever.  In witness whereof they the said John Croslin and Mary his wife, have hereunto set their hands, and affixed their seals, this day and year above written.

John (X) Croslin [seal]
Mary (X) Croslin [seal]

Signed Sealed Deliver'd In presence of
John Lee
Mills Everitt
Jacob Darden jun



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John Croslin & Mary Croslin,
Land Sale, November 1796, Southampton County

This Indenture made this twenty second day of November in the year of our Lord, Christ one thousand seven hundred and ninety six. Between John Croslin and his wife Mary of the County of Southampton & State of Virginia, of the one part, and Abram Curl of Gates County, North Carolina of the other part. Witneseth, they the said John Croslin & Mary his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of twenty five pounds ten shillings, to them in hand paid by the said Abram Curl, before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge themselves to be herewith fully satisfied, contented and paid, have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, _ & confirmed, and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, _ and forever confirm unto him the said Abram Curl, his heirs, and assigns forever, one certain tract or parcel of land, lying in Southampton County, on the West side of the Cyprus Swamp, containing by estimation fifty acres more or less, and bound as followeth (to wit) Beginning at a sweet gum tree, John Birdsongs corner tree standing in the Flat branch, thence running West, and binds on said Birdsongs line to a small red oak. A corner tree standing near the corner of said Birdsongs fence, running thence near a West course to a large red oak, standing in the corner of the old field, a corner tree for Matthew Jones's line, thence binding on said Jones's land to the run of the Cyprus Swamp, thence up the said run to a sweet gum, a corner tree standing in John Gardners line, thence along a line of marked trees, near a West course, to a pine a corner tree, standing in said Gardners line, thence along a line of marked trees to the flat branch, thence along the branch to the first station. To have and to hold the said bargained premises with all the appurtenances whereunto belonging, to him the said Abram Curl, his heirs and assigns forever, to the only proper use, benefit & behoof, of him the said Abram Curl, his heirs, and assigns forever and they the said John Croslin and Mary his wife, for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators, will warrant and forever defend the said bargained premises, against the lawful claim or demand of all and every person or persons whatsoever to him the said Abram Curl his heirs and assigns forever. In witness whereof they the said John Croslin & Mary his wife have hereunto set their hands, and affixed their seals, this day and year above written.

John (X) Croslin [seal]
Mary (X) Croslin [seal]

Signed Sealed & Del'd
In Presence of
Jacob Darden Jr
John Lee
Mills Evritt

Rec'd this 22nd day of November 1796 of Abram Curl the sum of twenty five pounds ten shillings, in full of the within mentioned consideration. his Teste John X Croslin [seal] Jacob Darden Jr mark John Lee her Mills Everitt Mary X Croslin [seal]

mark

In a court held for the County of Southampton the 15th day of May 1797 This Indenture & receipt thereto ___ was proved by the oath of Jacob Darden Jr & Mills Everitt, two of the witnesses thereto, and at a court held for the said county the 17th day of July following, was further proved by the oath of John Lee, the other witness thereto, and ordered to be recorded.



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Edwin Croslin,
Land Sale, February 1817, Southampton County

This Indenture made this 14th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen between Edwin Croslin of the County of Southampton and State of Virginia of the one part and Alexander Booth of the said County and State of the other part.  Witnesseth that the said Edward Croslin for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars good and lawful money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Alexander Booth the receipt of which said sum the said Edwin Croslin doth hereby acknowledge fully and entirely satisfied and paid have bargained sold set over and delivered and by these presents do bargain sell set over and deliver unto the said Alexander Booth his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County & State aforesaid in the North side of Nottoway River bounded as follows to wit beginning at a pine a corner tree in John Birdsong land thence along said Birdsongs line to a small pine in James Britts line then along said Britts line to a pine a corner tree in said Britts line and Croslins land on the pusoson thence across said Croslins lands to a pine between himself and homas Croslin and thence on to the first station the said tract or parcel of land containing by estimation one hundred acres more or less together with all and singular the lands tenements profits commodities and h_itaments therein or therefor belonging or in any wise appertaining and all and singular the estate right tithe interest claim and demands of him the said Edwin Croslin his heirs and assigns forever to have and to hold the said bargained premises to the said Alexander Booth his heirs and assigns forever & to the only proper use benefit and behoof of him the said Alexander Booth forever and the said Edwin Croslin for him and his heirs the said proceed of land with all the appurtenances above mentioned and every part thereof against him and his heirs and against all and every other person or persons whatsoever the said Edwin Croslin his heirs and assigns shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents.  In witness whereof the said Edwin Croslin hath herewith set his hand and affixed his seal this day & year above written.

Edwin (X) Croslin [seal]

Signed Sealed and Delivered In Presence of
James Britt
Henry P Cotton
Britton Britt





Southampton County
In the Clerks office Feby 17th 1817

This Indenture was acknowledged by Edwin Croslin party hereto in pursuance of an act of assembly in such cases made and proved and admitted to record.  And at a court held for the said county the day of March 1817 this Indenture as aforesaid was entered upon the proceedings of the day.

Teste
James Rochelle CC





At a Court of Quarter Session held for Southampton County the 17th day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventeen.

Present:
Richard P Clem, Carr Bowers
Lawrence Cook and Peter Boothe
Gentlemen Justices

An indenture of bargain and sale between Edwin Croslin of the one part and Alexander Boothe of the other part, having been acknowledged in the clerks office by the said Alexander Boothe and admitted to record, was this day entered upon the proceedings thereof in pursuance of an act of assembly in such cases made and provided.



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Edwin Croslin,
Personal Property Sale, October 1820, Southampton County

This indenture made this seventeenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and twenty by and between Edwin Croslin of Southampton County Virginia of the one part and Henry Gardner of the same county and state of the other part witneseth that wherein the said Edwin Croslin is indebted to Abraham Gardner guardian to Archer E Gardner on four different notes executed by the said Edwin Croslin to the said Abraham Gardner guardian as aforesaid on the 29th day of December 1819 the first of which note is for the sum of forty dollars payable on or before the 1st day of January 1821 the second for the like sum of $40 payable 1st January 1822 the third for the like sum payable on the 1st January 1823 and the fourth for the like sum $40 payable 1st January 1824.  To all which notes the said Henry Gardner is security and wherein the said Edwin Croslin is willing and desirous to indemnify and save harmless the said Henry Gardner for an account of this his securityship but more particular for and in consideration of one dollar to him the said Edwin Croslin in hand paid by Shadrack Vaughan at and before the unsealing and delivery of these presents he the said Edwin Croslin hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain sell and confer unto him the said Shadrack Vaughan and to his assigns forever the following personal property to wit one horse saddle and bridle one cart, wheels and gear 3 beds and furniture 1 _ 3 iron pots 1 tea kettle 1 frying pan 1 table 1 chest 6 chairs 2 young hogs 2 cows 2 weeding hoes 1 grubbing hoe 2 plain hoes 1 plow frame 1 pr traces all the cooking ware and all other house hold and kitchen furniture and plantation utensils not herein particularly enumerated which is now _ and proffered by him the said Edwin Croslin together with the crop of corn fodder _ now harvesting on the plantation at present occupied by him the said Edwin Croslin and also every other crop hereafter to be made on the said plantation by the said Edwin for and during the time for which he has leased it or until the object of this present conveyance as hereinafter mentioned is fully answered and satisfied. To have and to hold all and singular the property above mentioned to fully _ him the said Shadrack Vaughan and his heirs and assigns forever. Upon the following trust _ that if the said Edwin Croslin or his executors or administrators shall refuse or so neglect to pay to the above mentioned Abram Gardner or to his assigns as then any or all of the notes before mentioned and such shall be _ and _ of _ an him the said Henry Gardner for the recovering thereof, that these _ his being _ and requests by him the said Henry Gardner it shall be the duty of him the said Shadrack Vaughan to advertise and sell to the highest bidder such and so much of the property above mentioned as will be sufficient to pay and satisfy the debt so due and _ for and the property in the _ of a sale shall be left unsold shall remain if in his hands subject to _ and disposed of in like manner if other such or such should be considered in any of the notes above mentioned until the whole number of notes shall be fully paid and discharged and if after a full discharge of all the said notes any money shall remain in his hands he shall pay it over to him the said Edwin Croslin or to his heirs or assigns. In testimony whereof they the said Edwin Croslin Henry Gardner and Shadrack Vaughn have hereto set their hands and affixed their seals this day and date first before written.

Edwin (X) Croslin [seal]
Henry Gardner [seal]
Shadrack Vaughn [seal]

Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of
Jacob Darden
___ Darden




Southampton County
In the Clerks office the 18th December 1820

This indenture was proved by the oath of _ Darden one of the witnesses thereto and continued for further proof.

And in the Clerks office the 28th day of February 1821

This indenture was further proved by the oath of Jacob Darden the other witness thereto and admitted to record and at a court held for the aforesaid County of Southampton on the 19th day of March 1821 this indenture aforesaid was entered upon the proceedings of the day.

Teste
James Rochelle



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Edwin Croslin,
Personal Property Sale, 14 February 1822, Southampton County

This indenture made this fourteenth day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty two between and amongst Edwin Croslin of Southampton County Virginia of the first part, Lemuel Daughtry, guardian to Asher E. Gardner, of the second part and Hardy Rants of the third part.  Witnesseth that the said Edwin Croslin in order to secure the payment of two notes warranted by the said Edwin Croslin to the said Lemuel Daughtry, guardian as aforesaid, both of which notes bear equal dates with this first note this being for the sum of one hundred and twenty seven dollars and twenty cents payable on or before the first day January next owing _ date and the other for the sum of forty dollars payable on or before the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and twenty five and for the final consideration of one dollar to him the said Edwin Croslin in hand paid by the said Hardy Rants on or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents he the said Edwin Croslin for himself to _ _ and _ hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain sell and confer unto him the said Hardy Rants the following personal property to wit one horse saddle and bridle one cart wheel and gear 5 beds and furniture 5 head of cattle 3 iron pots 1 tea kettle 1 frying pan 1 table one chest 6 chairs 2 guns nine hogs 2 _ 3 weeding hoes 1 grubbing hoe 2 plain hoes 1 plow frame 1 pair traces all the crockery ware and all other house hold and kitchen furniture & plantation utensils with any other species of property now owned by and in the possession of him the said Edwin Croslin or that may hereafter in any means be acquired by and brought into his possession at any time during the pending of this present trust together with the crops to be made on the plantation now occupied by the said Edwin Croslin the present year and all and every future crop of every kind by him to be raised on the said plantation for and during the term for which he hath leased the same or until the object of this present trust is fully answered.  To have and to hold the property above and before described and mentioned to him the said Hardy Rants and his assigns forever _ the following Trust that is to say that if the aforesaid Edwin Croslin shall not on or before the 14th day of January next fully pay and discharge the note of one hundred and twenty seven dollars and twenty cents before mentioned that then it shall be lawful and proper for him the said Hardy Rants on his being requested by the said Lemuel Daughtry and having first advertised the time and place of sale of sale at least ten days to set up and sell to the highest bidder for ready money such and so much of the aforesaid property as shall be sufficient to discharge the said debt of one hundred and twenty seven dollars twenty cents with the _ _ _ and with the money so raised to pay and discharge the said debt and _ and if any surplus money shall remain in his hands the same with such of the aforesaid property as shall be _ shall remain in the hands of the said Hardy Rants subject to the payment of the same debt before mentioned if the said Edwin Croslin shall neglect to pay the same when it becomes due and if in the _ of a _ sale then shall remain in the hands of the said Hardy Rants any surplus money after paying the said debt and _ the same shall be paid over to him the said Edwin Croslin or to his assigns. In testimony whereof they the said Edwin Croslin Lemuel Daughtry and Hardy Rants have hereto set their hands and seals this day and year first before written.

Edwin (X) Croslin [seal]
Lemuel Daughtry [seal]
Hardy Rants [seal]

Signed Sealed and Acknowledged in the presence of
Aberredeth Holland
A___ Holland
Jesse (X) Gardner



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Edwin Croslin,
Personal Property Sale, February 1822, Southampton County

This Indenture Witnesseth that which by a certain deed bearing date this 15th day of February one thousand eight hundred and twenty two and executed by Edwin Croslin Lemuel Daughtry and Hardy Rants for the said Edwin Croslin hath conveyed Trust to the said Hardy Rants certain property which in the said deed is particularly mentioned (to wit one horse saddle and bridle one cart wheel and gear 5 beds and furniture 5 head of cattle 3 iron pots 1 tea kettle one frying pan 1 table one chest 6 chairs 2 guns nine hogs 2 cows two weeding hoes 1 grubbing hoe 2 plain hoes 1 plow frame 1 pr traces all the cooking ware and all other house hold and kitchen furniture and plantation utensils with every other species of property now owned by and in the possession of him the said Edwin Croslin or that may hereafter in any means be acquired by and brought into his possession at any time during the pending of this present trust together with the crops to be made on the plantation now occupied by the said Edwin Croslin the present year and all and every future crop of every kind by him to be raised on the said plantation for and during the time for which he hath leased the same or until the object of this present trust is fully answered in order to secure certain debts due and owing from the said Edwin Croslin to the said Lemuel Daughtry guardian to Archer E Gardner) as in the said trust deed are fully set forth which said property equal to the terms of the said trust deed was to be the sale after the first day of January next and wherein the said Edwin Croslin is now willing and desirous that the same shall be sold previously to the said first day of January next which _ _ _ by a _ the said Edwin Croslin as the aforesaid Lemuel Daughtry and Hardy Rants now therefore this presents witnesseth that the said Hardy Rants party to the Trust deed aforesaid shall and may at any time when thereto requested by the said Lemuel Daughtry proceed to sell on a (credit) until the said 1st day of January next any or the property aforesaid (taking care to give due notice of the time and place of sale to the highest bidder and to apply the proceeds of sale as by the trust deed aforesaid he is ___.  In witness whereof they the said Edwin Croslin, Lemuel Daughtry and Hardy Rants have hereto set their hands seals this 9th day of September 1822.

Edwin (X) Croslin [seal]

Lemuel Daughtry [seal]
Hardy Rants [seal]

Executed in the Presence of
Jesse (X) Gardner
D__ Gardner
___ Holland





Southampton County
In the clerks office the 8th day of October 1822

This Indenture was proved by the oath of Jesse Gardner D___ Gardner and _ Holland the witnesses thereto & admitted to record at a court held for the aforesaid county of Southampton on the 21st October 1822 this Indenture aforesaid was entered upon the proceedings of the day.

Teste
Jams Rochelle CC



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Sources

1Southampton County, Virginia, Deed Book
2Southampton County, Virginia, Court Order Book



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