Contributed by Carey H. Bracewell
Richard (mark) Bracwell, planter, & Sara (mark) Bracewell, his wife
TO: Thomas Green Valuable consideration already received
All our rights Tytles & interest, of A parcell of Land lying on ye ffreshett side between Mr Izards & Thomas pool by estimacon the one halfe of A Conveyance of four hundred Acres of Land from A pattent of Capt John Uptons to Mr Bracewell my ffather, and by him given me by A Deed of Guift bearing date ye 16th day of Janry 1660 as appears by the Records of ye Isle of Wight County.
. . . . . & promise for me my heairs & Assignes to prmit the sd Green his heires & Assignes to have Timber of any of my Land for to build houseing on the sd Greens Land aforesd not makeing any wast thereof.
Dated: ffebry 7, 1673/74 Recorded: April 9, 1674
Witnesses: Tymothy Walker, Benja Collins, Jere: Martin.
WILL & DEED BOOK I, VOL. 1, PAGE 307
It is further concluded and agreed upon by Richard (mark) Bracewell & Sarah (mark) his Wife, for them their heires, etc. forever, that if there be more than two hundred Acres of Land Belonging to them on that side of Mr Bracewells Mill Runn that Mr Izard & Thomas pool now liveth on wch wee have sould & doe by these prsents confirme unto the said Green, his heires, etc. forever, That then the sd Green shall have the sd parcell, more than two hundred Acres, payeing the same unto pporconable as is pd for ye two hundres Acres of Land wch is Six thousand pounds of Tob & Cask. Ad if it shall happen when surveyed that there be not on that side Mr Bracewell's Mill Runn between Mr Izards & Thomas pool two hundred Acres of Land as aforesd that ye the sd Richard Bracewell & Sarah his wife doe by these prsents bind ymselves their heires, etc. to make good the said two hundred Acres of Land on the other side of Mr Bracewells Mill Runn & adjoyning to it, out of ye forementioned Conveyance of four hundred acres expressed on the other side of this Conveyance.
(at end of deed: Onely Excepting Timber for ye building of Richd Bracewell soe long as ye sd mill remaines in his Custody.)
Dated: ffebry Seventh 1674 Recorded: April 9, 1674
Witnesses: Tymothy Walker, Benja Collins, Jere: Martin
WILL 7 DEED BOOK I, VOL. 1, PAGE 308