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Richard Taylor of Goochland Co.,Va. aged about 51 years being sworn declares as follows that he has known a bounded chesnut tree standing on a ridge between the dwelling plantation of Joseph Taylor and the dwelling plantation of Henry Stevenson & where he now stands about 30 years, which sd tree he declare- to best of his knowledge is the boundry expressed in the Grant of Ill Will for the end of the 17th line of the sd land & further declares that about 22 years ago he came with Edward Stevenson dec'd and sundry others to the afsd bounded tree where sd Edward Stevenson asserted the sd Chesnut to be the bounded tree where the north E '1/2 a point N course of sd Stevenson's land & sd IllWill was by pattent expressed to begin & further declares that about sd years he was as sundry times with severale persons at the bounded chesnut tree whose names follows Richard Taylor his father dec'd, Edward Parrish dec'd, Dutton Lane dec'd, Enock Sprinks dec'd all of whome asserted the same or words to this signification & further declares that about 25 years ago he was present when the resurvey on Ill Will and Roberts Choice was made and by such resurvey called Taylors Range and saw the afsd course begin at the sd tree & further declares that he the sd Richard Taylor heard his afsd father Richard Taylor request the surveyor to express the sd bounded tree and & others the out boundarys of Ill Will in his cert of survey accounding to the true place & expressions of the original grant of Ill will and further saith not, sworn the 8 day of Sept 1739 before Wm Bond.
Received Sept 10, 1739 and then recorded.
Typed from a Photo-copy & contributed to the MDGenWeb/USGenWeb project by by Anne R. Baker
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