Document. Land Grant, to Michael Woods, 1737



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A land grant the 4th, June 1737, to Michael Woods

George the second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King Defender of the Faith, to all whom these presents shall come, greeting: Know ye, that for divers good causes, and considerations, but, more especially for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings of good and lawful money for our use paid to our Receiver General, of our Revenues in this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia we have given granted and confirmed, and by these presents for us our heirs and successors, do give, grant and comfirm unto Michael Woods, one certain grant, or patent of land containing four hundred acres, lying and being in the County of Goochland, on both sides of Lickinghole Creek, a branch of Mechum's River, and bounded as followeth to wit:
Beginning at a black oak and running thence south eighty six degrees, east three hundred and twenty five poles,
crossing the creek, to Pointers, south nine degrees, east two hundred and fifty five poles,
crossing Lickinghole Creek, to Pointers north sixty eight degrees, west three hundred and ninety six poles, to a pine sapling,
and north nine degrees, west one hundred and thirty five poles, to the first station,
with all woods, under woods, swamps, marshes, low grounds meadows, floodings and his due share of all veins, mines and quarries as well discovered, as not discovered, within the bounds aforesaid, and being part of the said quantity of four hundred acres of land and the rivers, waters and water courses therein contained, together with the privileges of hunting, hawking, fishing, fowling and all other profits, commodities and hereditaments whatsoever, to the same, or any part thereof belonging, or in any wise appertaining to have and hold, possess and enjoy the said grant or parcel of land, and all other the before granted premises.