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1821, Landy Harrell of Wythe County, VA

Added 30 August 2015

16 Feb 1821

16 February 1821; This indenture made this 16th day of February 1821 between Landy Harrell of the one part and Reuben Harrell both of the County of Wythe and state of Virginia whereas the said Landy Harrell is justly indebted to Henry Honaker Jr and the just some of thirty eight dollars to be paid on or before the first day of December next for paying an execution to James Ward of thirty three dollars and paying Peter Stephens five dollars which debts the said Landy Harrell is willing and anxious to secure. Now this indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of the premises and also for the further consideration of one dollar to the said Landy Harrell in hand paid by the said Reuben Harrell at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged he the said Landy Harrell hath given granted bargained sold and by these presents doth give grant bargain and sell unto the said Reuben Harrell his heirs and assigns forever the following property Viz two feather beds and furniture two pots one oven one fish pan when one chest one table two spinning wheels one leythe and a blade two axes & one mattock unto the said Reuben Harrell and his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever in manner and form following that is to say that the said Landy Harrell his heirs executors & the aforesaid property unto the said Reuben Harrell his heirs executors administrators & assigns against the claims of all persons whatever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents upon trust nevertheless that the said Reuben Harrell his heirs executors and administrators shall permit the said Landy Harrell to remain in quiet and peaceable possession of the aforesaid property to his own use untill default be made in the payment of the said sum of thirty eight dollars in the whole or in part and then upon this further trust that he the said Reuben Harrell his executors administrators or assigns shall and will so soon after the happening of such default of payment as he his executors administrators or assigns may think proper or the said Henry Honacker Jr his executors administrators or assigns shall requests sell the said property or as much of the said property as will raise the aforesaid sum of thirty eight dollars and costs first given due notice and then shall sell to the highest bider for redy money at a publick auction after having fixed the time and place of sale at his or his representatives own discretion and given thirty day notise thereof by advertisement to be set up at Wythe Courthouse and some other publick place in said County and out of the moneys arising from such sale shall after satisfying the charge thereof, and all other expenses attending the premises pay to the said Henry Honacker Jr is a executors or assigns the sum of thirty eight dollars with the legal interest which may thereon be due and the balance if any shall pay to the said Landy Harrell his heirs or assigns but of the whole sum of thirty eight dollars shall be fully paid and due charges to the said Henry Honacker Jr his heirs etc. on or before the first day of December next when the same is payable so that no default of payment of thirty eight dollars be made then this indenture to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and affixed to their seals the day and year above written.

Sealed & delivered in presents of

Landy Harrell {Seal}
Reuben Harrell {Seal}
John Feely
Jas. R. Feely

Virginia, At a court held for Wythe County, the 13th day of March 1821.
This Deed in Trust from Landy Harrell to Reuben Harrell was acknowledged in Court by the said Landy Harrell & Reuben Harrell as their act & deed & the same is ordered to be recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews Cl

Source: Wythe County Deed Book 8, pp. 236-237.

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