Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Lacy

Male Bef 1643 - Aft 1689  (> 48 years)


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  • Name John Lacy 
    Born Bef 1643 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1689  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025238  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Family Anne MNU Lacy,   b. Bef 1662,   d. Aft 1670, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 10 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Lacy,   b. Bef 1678, Old Rappahannock County, Virgina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1698, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     2. John Lacy,   b. Bef 1678, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F15199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 244
      KNOW ALL MEN that We JOHN LACY & ROGER OVERTON do appoint our Loving Friend CLEMENT HERBERT our Atto. for us to sue the Exrs. (missing) JAMES BAGNALL deced in wtsoever accons are depending between the parties abovemenconed hereby granting our sd Attor. as full power as we our selves were there personally present Witness our hands (missing) 1663
      Test HUM BOOTH. JOHN LACY ROGER OVERTON
      W GRANGER
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 259-260
      NOW ALL MEN that I JAMES BAGNALL of Rappa. have sould unto JOHN LACY & ROGER OVERTON both of the afd. County of Rappa. two hundred acres of land the sd land lying backward in the woods about one mile & one half from the river & not far distant from the head of the Creek which runs in by the house of TOBY SMITH deced as by a Pattent in the name of the sd Mr. JAMES BAGNALL appears the sd land to belong unto the said JOHN LACY & ROGER OVERTON their heirs & assignes for Ever & further I the sd JAMES BAGNALL all my right & interest from me my heirs for ever & to save them from any person that shall lay claime to any part of the sd land & further if the sd land shall be by any many, of person recovered that then I JAMES BAGNALL do hereby engage my self to returne unto the sd JOHN LACY & ROGER OVERTON their heirs or assignes the same quantity of Tobo they have paid for the sd land &I sd JAMES BAGNALL do hereby engage my self my heirs as soon as I can get the Pattent of the sd land from JAMES TOWNE {mm TUNE} to give unto the sd JOHN LACY & ROGER OVERTON upon the receipt of this conveyance with the absolute bounds of the sd land according to the Pattent thereof and acknowledge the same in Court according to Law to this my act & deed I the sd JAMES BAGNALL have seu my hand & seale this 10th day of November 1660 in presence of us THOMAS PATTISON, JAMES BAGNALL
      EDWARD HILL
      Recordat in Cur Rappa decimo die Jan 1663 ROBERT DAVIS Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN that I PRISCELLA BAGNALL do appoint my Friend CRIPIAN BISHOP for me to acknowledge all my right & title of parcell of land sold unto ROGER OVERTON & JOHN LACY which they now live upon unto them their heirs & assignes as witness my hand this 5th day of January 1663
      Test THOMAS PATTISON, PRISCELLA BAGNALL
      MARY GILL
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      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 450
      JOHN LACY his marke of Catle and hoggs Vizt. Crop and a hole in the left eare a hole in the left eare and a square in the Right Eare
      Recordat 12 Die Maii 1668.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: Antient Press; Page 489-495
      THIS INDENTURE made the nynteenth day of September Anno Domini 1667 & in the 19th yeare of the Reigne of our Sovraigne Lord Charles the second etc Betweene ROGER OVERTON of the Parrish of Farneham in the County of Rappa. in the Continent of Virga, Planter & ELIZA. his Wife of the one parte & JOSIAS PIKES of Plymouth in the County of (blank) Marriner of the other parte WITTNESSETH that the sd Roger Overton &Eliza. his Wife as well for and in consideracon of a certaine Compitent sume of lawfull money of ENGLAND to them or one of them in hand well and truly paid by Josias Pikes the Receipt whereof they doe hereby accknowledge and themselves therewth fully Sattisfyed contented and paid as for other good & Valluable Causes & consideracons them the sd Roger Overton & Eliza. his Wife thereunto mooving have bargained and sold unto the said Josias Pikes all that plantacon cont: by Estimacon Two hundred and fifty acres or thereabouts & all that Dwelling House thereto belonging cant: thirty foot in Lennth or thereabouts & alsoe one foure score foote Tobo: House thereto alsoe belonging together wth two hundred Aple trees of foure years growth or thereabouts all wch premises are scituate lying & being in the Parish of Farneham in the County of Rappa. aforesd adjoyning to the head of a Creeke called Tobyas Smyths Creeke now or late in the Occupacon of the sd Roger Overton or his assignes abutting Norwest uppon the lands of SR. HENRY CHICHLY & PETER GODSON together wth all & singular the aptennces thereunto belonging or in any wise appteyning the Rents & services fro: henceforth to grove due to the LORD or LORDS of the Fee or Fees of the premises in respect of their Seigniory only Excepted & foreprized And Further the said Roger Overton & Eliza. his Wife have made ordeyned & appoynted and by these presents doe appoynt JAMES VOSS of YEORKE RIVER in Virginia aforesaid Mercht; JOHN COOPER Cittizen & Grocer of LONDON; JOHN DICKES & JOHN LACEY Planter or any of them the true Sufficient & lawful' Attorneys of them the said Roger Overton & Eliza. his Wife IN WITTNESS whereof the partyes abovenamed to these presents have sett their hands and seales the day & yeare first above written
      In presents of ROBT: STRANGROOME. Roger Overton
      JOHN COOPER Elizabeth Overton
      JOHN DICK & JOHN BARGEMAN SENR.
      The Oathes of John Coop and John Dickes before me JOHN COX saith that they did see this Deed of Sale of land from Roger Overton to Josias Pickes signed sealed and Delivd. bearing date the nynteenth day of September Anno Dom 1667
      Aprill ye 7th 1668 Sworne by me John Cox
      This Deed of Land was accknowledged by Mr. JOHN COOPER Attorney of Roger Overton & Elizabeth his Wife in the Court of Rappa. County the 2d day of September 1668.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: Antient Press; Page 506-507
      THIS INDENTURE made the 27th day of July in the year of our Lord God 1668 and the 19th yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord Charles the second by the Grace of God of ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, FRANCE AND IRELAND etc. Vizt Betweene HENRY WOODNUTT of the County of Rappa. Planter & ROGER SMYTH of the other party Planter WITTNESSETH that the said Henry Woodnut in consideracon of thirteene hundred pounds of Tobo: and Caske in hand Reced in consideracon of one hundred and fourteene acres of land more or less uppon the Northwest side of one hundred and fourteene acres of the sd Woodnutts at a Corner Red oake standing on a hill adjoyning to the land of JOHN LACY wch said land the sd Woodnutt doe accknowledge to have sold unto the sd Roger Smyth his heirs with all rights and privilidges thereto belonging or what else can be lawfully required or is expressed in the Grand Pattent To Have and To Hold the said land being as aforesaid and soe tuning to the land of the sd Woodnutts one hundred and sixty poles to a Corner Tree standing in a Vally marked three wayes and soe along the Dividing Tyne marked wth two Notches and IN WITTNESS whereof the sd Woodnutt have sett m hand and Seale the day and yeare above written.
      In presents of us RO: MUSSELL, Henry Woodnutt
      THO. HARDINGS
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa 3d Die 9bris 1668
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 250
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN DICKE of Rappa County in Virginia doe by these presents sell and confirme to HENRY WOODNUT of the aforesaid County ye summe of 20 acres of land more or less scituate and lying on the South side of RAPPA RIVER it lying betweene ye land of Mr. HENRY SMITH and the land of JOHN LACAY and JONATHAN LACEY it being a parcell off land formerly taken up by JOHN LACAY now deceased and then deserted by the said JOHN LACAY now deceased and afterwards granted to Mr JOHN DICKE by Order of Court and I the said JOHN DICKE doe by these presents sell and make over the said Land withall my right and interest of the said land from me my heirs or assigns or any that shall have interest by my Deede unto the said HENRY WOODNUT his heirs and assigns to have and to hold the said land from me JOHN DICKE my heirs and assigns or any person that shall have any interest by me or my Deede as Witness my hand and seal this 23 of Novr 1674
      Signed by us JOHN DICK JUNIOR, JOHN DICK
      DANIEL KINGSBARY
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 2 die xbris
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 124-125
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I JOHN LACY of County of Rappa send Greeting. Know yee yt. I the sd JOHN LACY for divers good considerations and the sum of One thousand Six hundred pounds of good sweet sented Tobacco and caske have sold unto WILLIAM JEFFERYES of the same County his heirs all that parcell of land by estimation One hundred acres of land being in Rappa. County on the South side of Rappa. River and lying on North West side a branch containing in the sd One hundred acres of land an old feild formerly made by JOHN STANFORD late deced of this County, the sd branch being the So:So: East bounds of his One hundred acres of land as formerly granted to the sd JOHN STANFORD [Sanford] To have and to hold the sd land and premises with rights of hunting waters mills houses and other buildings with all profitts to him sd WILLIAM JEFFERYES his heirs and assigns forever paying yearly unto our Dred Sovereigne Lord ye King all such rents and services as shall become due In Witness whereof JOHN LACY have sett his land and Seal this Z9th day of November 1689 and in the first yeare of the Reigne of their Majesties &c.
      Signed and sealed in the presence of
      HENRY ADCOCKE, JOSHUA LACY
      RICH WARWICK
      EDW. ADCOCKE
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 2 die Aprilis 1690
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 179-181
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of April in year 1690 and in the second year of the Reign of their Maties. Between JOHN LACY of County of Rappa,, Plantr., of one part and ROBERT DEPUTIE of the same County, Cergeon, of other part, Witnesseth that sd JOHN LACY for Three thousand pounds of Tobb, and cask to him paid have granted to sd ROBERT DEPUTIE and his heirs forever all that parcell of land Two hundred acres formerly known to be JOHN STANFORDs land lying and being in Rappa County on the South side of Rappa River joyning upon the land of THO: CROW his land and Mr. DANIEL DOBYNS land and a branch that devideth his land and a parcell of land sold by the sd JOHN LACY unto WM. JEFFERIES, the two parcells sold being by Patent three hundred this being Two hundred thereof To have and to hold sd tract of Two hundred acres of land with all houses fences woods to him sd ROBERT DEPUTIE his heirs forever and also his due share of all mines mineralls therein together with free liberty of ingress egress and regress from sd land paying the quitrents that become due for the sd land the said JOHN LACY for himself that said ROBERT DEPUTIE his heirs may quietly hold before menconed for his own proper use and further the sd JOHN LACY do grant to warrant and defend the land from JOHN LACY his heirs and all other persons that shall have or pretend to have any right therein In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have sett their hands and seals
      ROBERT DEPUTIE JOHN LACY
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us
      EDWARD ADCOCK,
      ALEXANDR HENDERSON, ELIZ. ADCOCK
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 6 die Augt. 1690
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 115-116
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee JOHN and MARY DICKE of the County of RAPPAHANNOCK of the Parish of SOUTH FARNHAM for a valuable consideration from HENRY WOODNUTT hath granted unto the said HENRY WOODNUTT his heires and assignes forever all that Thirty acres of Land being in FARNHAM Parish in RAPPA: County on the South side of Rappa: River and joyneing & bounded with the lands of ANDREW DUDING, JOHN CHEANY and the said WOODNOTT's owne lands, being part of a Devident of Land whereon the said JOHN and MARY DICKE now liveth, which said Thirty acres of Land is contained within the severall bounds courses and distances following, that is to say, begining att a marked white Oake upon ANDREW DUDING and running down a Branch to ye Swamp where the said Branch leadeth into deviling this land from the main Devident, this Branch being the bounds on the North West side of the said Thirty acres of Land, thence from the Forte of the said Branch and Swamp up the said Swamp his severall courses along the land of JOHN CHEANY lading to the land of the said HENRY WOODNOTT, then along the said WOODNOTTs land to the land of the said DUDING and along the land of said DUDING to the first mentioned white Oake upon the Branch of ANDREW DUDINGs; To have and to hold the aforesaid Land with all rights thereunto belonging without the hindrance of us our heries or assignes with further warranties from any p:sons whatsoever that shall lay any claime thereunto; In Wittness whereof we the said JOHN and MARY DICKE have unto these presents sett our hands and fixed our seales this third day of Aprill 1689
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      HENRY MACKENY JOHN DICKE
      THOMAS LOUGH MARY DICKE
      Recognitr: in Cur: Cora: RAPPA: 7th die August 1689 et Record 13th
      Test WM, COLSTON, Cl Cur
      BE IT KNOWNE unto all men by these presents that I HENRY WOODNOTT of the County of Essex and of SOUTH FARNHAM do assigne and sett over all my right of the within written Thirty acres of Land be itt more or less with all the Priviledges belonging unto JONATHAN LACY of the County and Parish aforesaid and to his heires forever for and in consideration of Thirty acres of Land leading up to the Deviding line between the said JONATHAN LACY and the said HENRY WOODNOTT comprising the Title of the within nominated Thirty acres of Land be itt more or less in as large and ample manner as the said HENRY WOODNOTT hath itt, as Wittness my hand and seale this nineth day of March 1696/7
      Scalęd signed and delivered in presence of us
      WM. AYRES, HENRY FC WOODNOTT
      RICH: LAKELAND
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court the 10th day of August 1697 Test FRANCIS MERIWFTHER, Cl Cur
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 212-214
      THIS INDENTURE made ye twenty & second day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand six hundred ninety & three & in ye fifth year of the Reign of our most Sovereign Lord & Lady, William & Mary of England &c., Between ROBERT DEPUTY & ELIZABETH his Wife of ye County of Essex in ye Colony of Virga: CHYRUGION, of one pty. & EDWARD THOMAS of the same County & Colony, Merchant, of ye other pty. Witnesseth that ye sd ROBT: DEPUTY &ELIZABETH his Wife for Five thousand pounds of good sw, sented tobacco & cask to them paid have granted unto EDWARD THOMAS his heires and assignes all that Plantacon of Land whereon I now live cont ining Two hundred acres it being part of a tract of land of qt: Three hundred acres purchased by HENRY WOODNUT of JOHN LACY & one hundred acres part thereof formerly sold by the sd LACY to WILLIAM JEFFREYES, this being the remaining part of ye sd tract scituate & being in Essex County back in the Woods, bounded ye South East part thereof on the land of Mr. THO: CROE; South West on the land of Mr. WM. CHANEE, No:Wt on the land of the sd WILLIAM JEFFREYES, ye other part of ye sd land and No. East on ye land of Mr. DANL. DOBYNS encluding the aforesd. quantity of Two hundred acres together with all & singular ye houses edifices & buildings, fences orchards, Indian Corne, Beanes, Pease, Potatoes with all the Woods & Timber growing & being with two & twenty head of hoggs; To have and to hold ye said Plantacon & pr:cell of land and Stock of Hoggs & every prt: & pr:cell thereof with all ye comodities unto the said EDWARD THOMAS his heires & assignes forever, And ye sd ROBT. DEPUTY & ELIZABETH his Wife for themselves their heires promise with ye sd EDWARD THOMAS by these presents in manner & forme following, that is to say, that ye sd ROBERT DEPUTY &ELIZABETH his Wife at ye time of ye ensealing have full power and lawfuil authority to sell the sd premisses & any other pr:sons whatsoever granted that ye sd land & stock of hoggs is free & cleere & kept harmless from all manner of former gifts & sales & from all other titles & incumbrances In Witness whereof the sd ROBT: DEPUTY & ELIZABETH his Wife hath to these presents hereunto sett their hands & affixed their seales
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      GEORGE POWELL, ROBEART DEPUTY
      MARY PETERSON, WILLIAM MINOR ELIZABETH DEPUTY
      At a Court held for Essex County Augt: ye 10th: ano 1693
      The within named ROBT: DEPUTY appear'd & acknowledged ye within specified contents to be his real act & deed & ye same ordered to be recorded
      Also the within named ELIZA: DEPUTY appear'd and freely & voluntarily relinquished her right of Dower of in & to ye within granted land & premisses & ye same ordered to be recorded
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRA: MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ROBT. DEPUTY of ye County of Essex, CHYRUGEON, doe stand firmly bound unto EDWARD THOMAS of ye same County, Merchant, in ye sum of One hundred pounds Sterl, good and lawfull English money to be paid ye payment to be made I bind myselfe my heires by these presents sealed with my Seale this 22d day of July 1693
      The condicon of the above obligacon is that if the above named EDWARD THOMAS his heirs shall from henceforth forever peaceably & quietly hold & enjoy all that Plantacon and land containing Two hundred acres, it being the land whereon ye said ROBERT DEPUTY doth now live, and wch: he purchased of JOHN LACY as p. Deed of Sale bearing date ye 5th day of Aprill Anno 1690 may appear with the appurtenances without the trouble of the above bound ROBERT DEPUTY & ELIZABETH his Wife or any other p:son claiming under them & that the above bound ROBT. DEPUTY & ELIZABETH his Wife at ye reasonable request of the abovenamed EDWARD THOMAS his heirs do make such further and better assurance of the sd tract of land as he by his learned Coun eel in ye Law shall require, that then ye above obligacon to be void otherwaies to stand and abide in full power Witness my hand & Seale this 22d day of July 1693
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      GEORGE POWELL, ROBEART DEPUTY
      MARY PETERSON, WILLIAM MINOR
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 249
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JNO: LACEY of Essex County, Exr. of JONATHAN LACEY deced do hereby constitute & authorize HENRY WOODNOTT of the aforesaid County to appear for me ye next Essex Court or any & then & there in my name to sue & recover from THOMAS SMITH all such debts as shall appear to me justly due by Bill & Acct., to ye aforesd. deceds. Estate, and I do hereby confirm whatsoever ye sd. HENRY WOODNOT shall do or cause to be done about ye premisses, As Witness my hand this eight day of September 1698
      BRYAN NELLE, JNO: LACY
      RICHD. BROOKE
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 111-114
      This Indenture made the 10th /11th day of Septgember 1725 Between JOHN LACEY in South farnham Parish in Essex County Planter & RICHARD JONES in said Parish & County Planter Witnesseth that said John Lacey for sum of five shillings Lawfull Money of England hath sold unto said Richard Jones his heirs a parcell of land in abovesaid Parish on the Southside Rappa. river containing twenty acres part of a parcell of Land granted to JOHN LACEY deceas'd containing by pattent about 370 acres and Since possest and held by HENRY WOODNUTT of the said County now held by the said Richard Jones & joining on the Southside of the Plantation Richard Jones dwells on Bounded Beginning at a Corner red oak being a known corner for a peice of land containing about seventy acres part of the abovesaid Pattent standing in the line that devides the land of THOMAS HARWAY deceas'd and the Land of abovesaid Laceys runing thence along that line to a Corner Stoop'd hiccory by Consent made between Lacey & Woodnut thence crossing the MAIN ROAD to a corner red oak standing near the head of the Green Swamp thence along down the sd Swamp to the begining Corner Now This Indenture Witnesseth that said John Lacey in consideration of the Sum of eight hundred pounds of good Sweet Scented tobacco & cask paid by Richard Jones
      by virtue of statute of transferring uses into possession hath granted unto said Richd.
      Jones the aforesd. mentioned twenty acres .
      In presents of JOS. MILBURN SIMMES, John Lacey
      MARY BAILEY, MARY HORN
      At a Court held for Essex County the 21st day of September 1725
      This Lease and Release of Land indented admitted to record.
      Also the same day Came into Court MARGARET LACEY Wife of John Lacey and freely relinquished her right of Dower in said Land and was admitted to record
      y of September 1725
      This Power of Attorney admitted to record

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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=140&last=&g_p=P6&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Lacy, John.
      Publication 28 March 1667.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Lacey, Leacy.
      Note Location: Rappahannock County (extinct).
      Description: 370 acres in Rappahannock County some tow miles back in the woods nigh and behind the land of James Ellison, decd, and above the land of Tobias Smith.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), p. 140 (Reel 6).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 38
      JOHN LACY. 370 acs. Rappa. Co., behind land of James Ellison, dec'd., above land of Tobias Smith, & adj. land sold to Capt. Josias Pickus; 28 Mar. 1667, p. 140. Beg. nigh the Ridge path from sd. Lacye's to Dr. Goodson's, by Kilman's Sw. &c. 100 acs. granted sd. Lacy & Roger Overton, 18 Mar. 1663/4; & 270 for trans. of 6 pers: Robert Marshall, Robert Newton, Mary Smart, Obadiah Sprouson, Rich. Vezey, Marmaduke Jones.

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