Saturday, November 2, 2013

Deed: Cooper to Haislip (1857)

Cooper to Haislip Deed
PWCo. Deed Book 24, page 136

This deed made the 3d day of August in the year 1857 Between Benjamin Cooper and Chloe Ann his wife of the first part and Henry C. Haislip of the other part, all of the County of Prince William in the State of Virginia.  Witnesseth that the said Benjamin Cooper and Chloe Ann his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar in hand paid to the said Benjamin Cooper the receipt of which he doth hereby acknowledge, have granted bargained and sold, and by these presents do grant bargain and sell and convey unto the said Haislip, with general warranty, one undivided fifth part of a tract of land of which the late Benjamin Cooper died seized and possessed and lying on the south side of Occoquan run adjoining the lands of Dunlap, the lands of the late Michael Kohn & others. It being the same interest conveyed to the said Benjamin Cooper by Ann Haislip daughter of the late Benjamin Cooper as will be seen by reference to the deed from the said Ann Haislip to the said Benjamin Cooper recorded in the County Court of Prince William County in Liber No. 22 folio 169.  Witness the following signatures and seals.

Benj'm Cooper {seal}

At a Court of Quarterly Sessions held for the County of Prince William August 3d 1857
   This deed from Benjamin Cooper to Henry C. Haislip was acknowledged by the grantor and ordered to be recorded.

Teste P. D. Lipscomb, clk

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