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

Lettice Lee

Female 1731 - 1776  (45 years)


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  • Name Lettice Lee 
    Born 1731  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Apr 1776  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I065058  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Philip Lee,   b. 1681, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Fowke,   b. Abt 1695, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 1725  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Wardrop,   b. Bef 1725,   d. Bef 19 Mar 1760, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1747  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F08621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Adam Thompson,   b. Bef 1723,   d. 26 Sep 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married Bef 28 Jul 1762  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alice Corbin Thompson,   b. Aft 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788, Buckland, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
     2. Mary Lee Thompson,   b. 5 Jan 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F16553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Joseph Walter Sim,   b. Abt 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Aft Dec 1771  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F08624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • State of His Lordship's Manor of Calverton, Charles County 1767: Brumbaugh, Vol 1 pg 25-33; Lettice 46 yr
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      SIM, LETTICE, Prince George's County, wife of Col.Joseph Sims 23 Feb. 1776
      previously Lettice Thomson. 2 April 1776
      To 2 daus: Alice Corbin Thomson and Mary Lee Thomson, all of estate equally; if they die before 21 years of age unmarried the above as follows:
      To Alexander Symmer, Jr., son of my sister, all my lands and tenements,
      To Alexander Symmer, Jr., and the other children of my sister and My sister all negroes and personal estate equally, during life then to Joseph Sim and George Lee.
      To Hancock Lee, son of my brother John Lee, picture, silver bowl.
      To Mary Brooke Sims daughter of my husband Col. Josepb Sim, In case both my children die 100 Guineas.
      To Joseph Sim, George and John Lee, mourning ring each, to the value of 3 Guineas at my death. Joseph Sim and bros. John and George Lee, Exs. and Guardians,
      Wit: Margaret Lee Rogers; Sarah Buchanan; Thos. Sim Lee,
      Codicil:
      If it is possible for my Executors to spare anything for my sister Symmer and her children without taking anything from the bequests they are to do so.
      Wit.: Anne Harris; Chloe Lee. 40.711
      ===
      Laetitia or Letticia LEE was born Abt 1727 in of,Charles,Co,md, and died 5 Apr 1776 in will probate. She married Adam THOMPSON Abt 1761 in second husband. He was born Abt 1740 in of,,,Maryland. She married James WALDROP Abt 1755 in of,Upper,Marlborough,md. He was born Abt 1745 in of,Amphill,Chesterfield,Va, and died 29 Feb 1760 in will probate. She married Joseph SIM Aft 1770 in third husband. He was born Abt 1760 in of,md,or,Va.
      ===could be two Lettice from both Father Phillip's according to both wills.
      Lee, Philip, Jr., Charles County, 17th Apr., 1739; 9th Aug., 1739,
      To wife Bridget, during widowhood personalty. At her death or remarriage to be divided bet. son John and daus. Sarah, Elizabeth and Lettice.
      Testator desires that his exs. recover tract of land known as "Lee Langly" from William Wilkinson. This tract to be immediately sold and the proceeds to. be divided among daus. afsd.
      Ex.: Father Philip and bros. Francis, Henry and Thomas.
      Test: Benjamin Fendall, Jacob Andrew Minitree, Tobias Coahagon.
      Note: Henry and Francis Lee renounced the execution of this will as they entend to go to England. 22.91
      ===
      BEANES, COLMORE, Prince George's County, merchant. 20 Oct, 1762; 23 Nov 1762
      To friend Lettice Thompson, 20 guineas to be laid out in plate as she thinks proper, with proper emblems of gratitude engraved thereon.
      To Mrs. Margaret Symmer, one ring. (unknown relationship)
      To sister Elizabeth Marbury, same.
      To nephew Colmore Beans, all remaining pt. of estate.
      Desire ex, to pay sister Mary Sutton, 1,000 lbs, tobacco until such time as my affairs are settled; In case of her death, money arising on Interest left to nephew Colmore Beanes, Ito go toward the maintenance of his children until such time as nephew shall arrive at age or the marriage of my sd sisters children.
      Appoint John Lee., Jr. of Virginia as trustee in my stead, to see the marriage articles performed between Doctor Adam Thompson and Mrs. Lettice Wardrop.
      Extx Bro. William Beanes Jr.
      Wit: Daniel Pages Thomas Brooke, Benj. Skinner. 31.779
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 158.
      At the request of James Russel & George Maxwell, the following deed was recorded on Jun 12, 1747.
      May 11, 1747 from James Wardrop of Prince Georges County, merchant, to James Russel of sd county, merchant, & George Maxwell of CC, merchant, for 200 , one third part of a lot #18 in Benedict Leonard Town on Patuxent River, formerly belonging to Jonathan Wilson of CC, Gentleman, and whereof two thirds was formerly made over by sd Jonathan Wilson to sd James Russel & George Maxwell. Signed - James Wardrop. Wit - John Hepburn, John Campbell. Lettice, wife of the sd James Wardrop, released her dower.
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 312.
      At the request of George Maxwell, the following lease was recorded on Jan 24, 1748{/9].
      Dec 22, 1748 from Benjamin Tasker of Annapolis, Esq, Agent and Receiver General for the Proprietary of Maryland, with the approval of Samuel Ogle, Governor of Maryland, to George Maxwell, merchant in CC, the lease of a parcel of land in CC in his Lordship's Manner of Calverton, between the lands of Capt Charles Sommerset Smith, John Anderson, & Avis Cave on swansons Cr. Said land was formerly held by Cornelius Norton, deceased, for about 102 acres, as per certificate of lease formerly held by sd Cornelius Norton, deceased, may more fully appear. This lease is for the natural life of George Maxwell and during the natural life of James Wardrop, merchant in Prince Georges County, and for the natural life of Lettice Wardrop, wife to the said James Wardrop. The yearly rent is 10 shillings sterling money of GB. Maxwell may assign the land [with the permission] of the
      Proprietary, and must pay 10 shillings for every licence. Signed - Sam: Ogle, Benj:a Tacker, George Maxwell. Wit - Dan: Cheston, Geo: Stewart.
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 189. At the request of Benjamin Berry, Jr., the following Deed was recorded September 7, 1753
      Indenture made May 16, 1753; James Russell and James Wardrop, merchants in consideration of 59 money of Great Britain paid by Benjamin Berry, Jr., innholder, in consideration of 7002 pounds of tobacco have sold part of a tract called "Good Luck" containing 100 acres of land whereon Ninian Willett lately dwelt which was given to him by his father Edward Willett. Signed James Wardrop, James Russell in the presence of Allen Bowie, John Hepburn, Thomas Hodgkin and acknowledged before John Hepburn, Thomas Hodgkin and at the same time Lettice Wardrop wife of James Wardrop and Ann Russell wife of James Russell relinquished their right of dower
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 471. At the request of Alexander Campbell, the following Deed was recorded June 30, 1756
      Indenture made April 10, 1756; James Wardrop, merchant in consideration of 50 pounds current money paid by Alexander Campbell, planter, has sold a tract called "Littleworth" being part of a tract called "Londee" and containing 25 acres; also another tract called "Cabidge"being part of "Londee" containing 26 acres beginning in the line of a tract of land now in the possession of Edward Holmes standing on the west side of the main road that leads from Marlborough town and on the south side and near the head of a small branch that runs into Collington. Further the said James Wardrop does covenant and agree to and with Alexander Campbell that he will warrant and defend the aforesaid land and premises against Alexander Fraser, attorney of PGCo, his heirs and assigns or any person claiming from or under him. Signed James Wardrop in the presence of John Hepburn, John Priggs and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Lettice Wardrop wife of James Wardrop relinquished her right of dower
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 237. At the request of Benjamin Brooke the following Deed was recorded July 28, 1762
      To all to whom these presents shall come Adam Thompson, physician and Lettice Thompson his wife in consideration of 100 pounds current money paid by Benjamin Brooke, innholder who lately purchased of John Buchanan of London, merchant part of a lot in upper Marlborough where is situated a brick messauge or tenement and other houses and improvements now in the occupation in possession of the said Brooke which said part was agreed to be divided from the remaining part of said lot by a line between the house and Mr. Wardrop's house. Signed Adam Thompson, Lettice Thompson in the presence of Charles Burgess, Sarah Lee
      ===
      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      PGLR TT:422

      At The Request of Adam Thomson the following Deed was Recorded June the 12th 1765 This Indenture Made the Eighth Day of June in the year of Our Lord One Thousand and Seven Hundred and Sixty Five Between Robert Bull late of the Town of Leith near the City of Edinburgh in North Britain but now in Prince Georges County in the Province of Maryland Heir at law of James Wardrop late of the County & Province aforesaid Merchant Deceas'd being the only Son of his Only Sister of the one Part & Adam Thomson of Prince Georges County in the Said Province Physician of the other Part Whereas the Said James Wardrop Was in his life Time Seized in fee of aud in all that Tract or parcell of Land situate lying and adjoining to The Town of Upper Marlboro in Prince Georges County aforesaid Bounded as followeth (For land description see deed) Containing & Laid out for Twenty Acres Together with the Dwelling House Kitchens Smoke House Mill House Hen House Rabbit House Wash House Counting House & all other Houses Gardens & Yards therein Also All the Parcell of land being part of a Tract of land Called the Horse Race Containing Ninety Nine Acres heretofore Convey'd by John Levet unto the Said James Wardrop his Heirs & Assigns Also All that Moiety or part of a Tract of land Called the Horse Race purchased formerly by Patrick Hepburn of the County aforesaid Physician Deceas's of Dinah Ayre of the County aforesaid Widow as by the Said Dinah Ayre her Deed to the Said Patrick Hepburn Bearing Date the Twenty Ninth Day of April in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & Twenty Six for the Consideration thereof Expressed and According to the Meets & Bounds expressed in a Deed from James Moore to Thomas Box Bearing date the fifteenth Day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred as by the Said Deed Reference being had there unto May More fully and at Large appear and also all that parcell of Land being part of or adjoining to Upper Marlboro Town (For land description see deed) Containing and laid out for Two Thousand four Hundred Square feet of Land and lying and being in Prince Georges County in the Province aforesaid and the said James Wardrop did in and by his last Will and Testament in Writing Give devise and bequeath the said Lands and Tenements above mentioned with the appurtenances there unto Belonging to his the Wife Lettice Wardrop her Heirs and Assigns for ever as by the Said Will upon Record in the Progortive office of the Province of Maryland May More fully Appear and whereas the said Lettice Refused to accept of the Lands Devs'd to her as aforesaid as appears likewise upon Record in the Said Progrogative Office and is thereby Intitled to one third Part of all her said Husbands Real Estate and Clamins her Dowry therein and that the said Addam Thomson in her Right is Seized thereof and Whereas also it hath been a greed between the Said Adam Thomas and Robert Bull Heir at Law as aforesaid of the Said James Wardrop That he should convey unto the Said Adam Thomason and his Heirs and Assigns all his Right Title & Interest Reverson & Reversons Remainder and Remainders of in & to all the Lands Houses and other the premises with the Appurtinances and of in and to all other Lands and Houses he has a right to in the province of Maryland as Heir at Law of the aforesaid James Wardrop for and in Consideration of the Sum of Three hundred and Twenty five pounds Sterling Now This Indenture Witnesseth That The Said Robert Bull for and in Consideration of the Aforesaid Sum of Three Hundred and Twenty five pounds Sterling to him in hand paid or Secured to be paid bu the Said Adam Thomson the receipt where of the Said Robert bull doth hereby Acknowledge Hath Given Granted Bargained Sold Aliened Enfeoffed Confirmed & Made overt and by these presents he the Said Robert Bulll doth for himself and his Heirs Give Grant Bargain Sell Alien Enfeoff Confirm and Make over unto the Said Adam Thomason his Heirs and Assigns for ever all the Said Lands Dwelling House Kitchen and all other House or Houses Garden Yars Warehouses and all other the Premises with the Appurtenances and also all other Lands and Houses He Said Robert Bull as Heir at Law of the aforesaid James Wardrop has any Estate Right Title or Interest of in and to in the Province of Maryland And the Reversion & Reversions Remainder & Remainders and all Rents due from any person or persons whatsoever for all or any of the Said Lands Tenements Houses or Warehouses from the Decease of the aforesaid James Wardrop at the present Date as will as for ever and all Issues and Profits there of and of every Part and parcell thereof and all the Estate Right Title and Interest Whatsoever of him the Said Robert Bull as Heir at law of the aforesaid James Wardrop of in and to the Said Lands Houses and Premises aforesaid with the Appurtenances To Have & To Hold the Said Severall Tracts or Parcells of Land Dwelling Houses Ware houses and other Houses with the appurtenances unto the Said Adam Thomason his Heirs and Assigns forever to the only proper use And Behoof of the Said Adam Thomason his Heirs and Assigns and to no other use intent or purpose whatsoever and the said Robert Bull doth for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators Covenant Promise Grant and agree to and with the Said Adam Thompson his Heirs and assigns That he the Said Robert Bull and his Heirs the Said Several Tracts or parcells of land Dwelling House Warehouse and other Houese and other premises with the appurtenances against Him the said Robert Bull and his Heirs as also against all other person or persons Claiming or to claim hereby or under him shall and Will Warrant and forever Defend and Administrators further Covenant promise Grant and Agree to and With the Said Adam Thomson his Heirs and Assigns That he the Said Robert Bull Shall and Will at all Times hereafter upon the Reasonable Request and at the Proper Costs and Charges of the Said Adam Thomson his Heirs or Assigns make do and Execute or Cause or procure to be made done and Executed all and every Such further and other Lawful and Reasonalbe Act and Acts thing & things Devise or Devises Assureance and assurances Conveyance and Conveyances in the Law Whatsoever for the further better & More perfect Giving Granting and Conveying and assuring of all and Singular the Said Several Tracts or parcells of Lands Dwelling House Ware house and other Houses and other the premises with their appurtenances unto the Said Adam Thomson his Heirs & Assigns to the only proper use & Behoof of the Said Adam Thomson his Heirs and Assigns for ever according to the true Intent and meaning of these presents as by the Said Adam Thomason his Heirs or Assigns or his or their Council Learned in the Law Shall be reasonably devise advis'd and Requested In Witness Whereof the party first above mentioned hath Hereunto Set his hand and Affixed his seal the Day & year first above
      Written Signed Sealed and Deliver'd Robert Bull Junr Seal
      in the presence of J Hepburn Alexander Skinner
      On the Back of which Deed was thus Indorsed On the Eighth Day of June one Thousand Seven hundred & Sixty five The within mentioned Robert Bull personally appeared before me one of his Lordships Justices of the Provincial Court and Acknowledged the Within Instrument of Writing to be his act and Deed to and for the uses Intents and Purposes within Mentioned and the Several Tracts and parcells of land Dwelling Warehouse and other Houses and premises with the Appurttenances to be the Estate Right Title and Interest of him the said Adam Thomson his Heirs and Assigns according to the true Intent and meaning of the said Deed and the act of Assembly in Such Cases Made & provided Before J. Hepburn June the 8th 1765 Then Received of the Within Mentioned Adam Thomson the Sum of Three hundred and Twenty five pounds Sterling Being the Consideration Money within Mentioned Witness my hand the Day & year above Written
      Witness J. Hepburn Robert Bull Junr
      1765 Jun 12th Rec'd Eight Shills & Nine pence half penny Ster for an alienation fine on the Within Two hundred & Eighteen Acres of Land & part of an acre by order of the Honbl Edwd Loyd Esqr Agent for the right Honble the Lord Propty of Maryd
      J Hepburn

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      Provincial Court Land Records, 1765-1770
      Volume 725, Page 418

      This Indenture Made this fourteenth day of April in the Year seventeen
      hundred and Sixty Eight Between Lettice Thomson of Prince Georges County in the Province of Maryland widow of the one part and John lee brother of the said Lettice of the Colony of Virginia Gentleman of the other part Witnesseth that the said Lettice Thomson for and in Consideration of the Sum of three hundred and forty two pounds Seventeen Shillings and two pence Sterling Money to her now in hand paid by the said John Lee the receipt whereof the said lettice Thomson doth hereby Acknowledge and therefrom acquit and discharge the said John Lee his heirs Executors and Administrators and every of them by these presents Hath given granted bargained sold aliened released enfeoffed and Confirmed and by these presents Doth give grant bargain sell alien release enfeoffe and confirm unto him the said John Lee his heirs and Assigns All that undivided Moiety or half part of a tract or parcell of Land called The Addition lying and being in Frederick County in the province of Maryland and Containing in the whole tract five hundred and Seventy Six Acres more or less originally taken up by a certain Richard Lee Together with all and Singular the houses outhouses Edifices Buildings Gardens ways waters water Courses Commodities priviledges Advantages Premisses and Appurtenances to the same undivided moiety of the tract or parcell of Land aforesaid belonging or Appurtaining And the reversion and reversions remainder and reminders Rents Issues and Profits thereof and of every part and parcell thereof And also all the Estate Right Title Interest Use Trust Profitt Property Claim and demand whatsoever of her the said Lettice Thomson of in and to the same undivided moiety of the tract or parcell of Land aforesaid and Premisses with the Appurtenances To have and to hold the said undivided moiety of the tract or parcell of Land afs.d and every part and parcell thereof and Premisses with Appurtenances to him the said John Lee his Heirs and Assigns to the only proper use and Behoofe of the said John Lee his heirs and Assigns for ever Provided always and Upon Condition that if the said Lettice Thomson her heirs Executors or Administrators do and shall well & truly pat or cause to be paid to him the said John Lee his heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns the aforesaid Sum of three hundred and forty two pounds seventeen Shillings and two pence Sterling at or upon the first day of June next Ensuing the date hereof with lawfull Interest for the Same then this Indenture and every Clause therein to be void and of no Effect otherwise to be & remain in full force and Virtue And the said Lettice Thompson for herself her heirs Executors and Administrators doth hereby Covenant Grant Promise and Agree to and with the said John lee his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns in manner and form following that is to say That she the said Lettice Thomson her heirs Executors And Administrators shall and will well and truly pay or cause to be paid to him the said John lee his heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns the aforesaid Sum of three hundred and forty two pounds Seventeen Shillings and two pence Sterling at or upon the said first day of June next ensuing the date hereof with lawfull Interest for the same and that she the said Lettice Thomson her heirs Executors and Administrators the said undivided moiety of the tract or Parcell of Land aforesaid and every part and parcell thereof and premisses with the Appurtenances to him the said John lee his heirs and Assigns against her the said Lettice Thomson her heirs and Assigns and all persons claiming by from or under her or them shall and will for ever hereafter warrant and defend by these presents And further the said Lettice Thomson for herself her heirs Executors and Administrators doth hereby Covenant Grant promise and Agree to and with the said John lee his heirs Executors and Administrators that if default be made in the payment of the said sum of three hundred and forty two pounds seventeen Shillings and two pence Sterling with legal Interest thereon or any part or parcell thereof by the said Lettice Thomson her heirs Executors or Administrators according to the Condition or proviso and Covenant for payment afs.d that then he the said John Lee his heirs Executors or Administrators shall and may if he or they see fit at any time after the said first day of June next Ensuing the date hereof and after giving three weeks Notice thereof in the Maryland Gazette enter into the said undivided moiety of the tract or parcell of Land aforesaid and set up and expose the same and Premisses with the Appurtenances to the best and highest bidder in Sterling money and the said undivided moiety of the said tract or parcell of Land and Premisses with the Appurtenances and every part and parcell thereof so set up and expose to sale effectually to convey and make over (and the said Lettice Thomson doth hereby authorize constitute and impower the said John Lee his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for her and in her Name to Release convey and make over the said undivided moiety of the said tract or parcell of Land and every part and parcell thereof and Premisses with the Appurtenances to the respective purchaser or purchasers thereof and the Monies arising from such sale to demand recover and receive of and from the respective purchaser or purchasers as aforesaid and Apply the said monies arising from such Sale to the Payment of the necessary Charges and expences of Such Sale and to the payment and discharge of the aforesaid sum of three hundred and forty two pounds seventeen Shillings and two pence sterling money and legal Interest thereon and the Charges of drawing and recording this Deed And that she the said Lettice Thomson her heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns shall and will upon request of such purchaser or purchasers as aforesaid make execute suffer and give to such purchaser or purchasers their heirs and Assigns good firm and Sufficient release or other effectual writing as Shall be required of and for the said undivided moiety of the tract or parcell of Land aforesaid
      so bought at Vendue by such purchaser or purchasers as aforesaid and that in Case the monies arising by such Sale as aforesaid Shall not be sufficient for the Several payments aforesaid that then she the said Lettice Tomson her heirs Executors or Administrators shall and will pay to him the said John Lee his heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns
      such part thereof as shall be deficient and unpaid or satisfied And the said john Lee for himself his heirs Executors and Administrators doth hereby Covenant Promise Grant and Agree to and with the said Lettice Thomson her heirs Execrators and Administrators that in case there shall be any surplus after the Application of the monies arising by such sale as aforesaid to the several payments aforesaid that then he the said John Lee his heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns shall and will pay Such surplus to the said Lettice Thomson her heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns with lawfull Interest thereon In Witness whereof the said Lettice Thomson hath hereunto set her hand and Affixed her Seal the day and Year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered
      in the presence of us
      J Hepburn Rogers Lettice Thomson (Seal)

      On the Back of the Aforegoing Deed was thus Endorsed Viz.t

      Received on the day and Year first within written of and from the within named John Lee the Sum of three hundred and forty two pounds Seventeen shillings and two pence sterling Money being the consideration within mentioned to be by him paid to me
      Witness J Hepburn Rogers Lettice Thomson

      On the fourteenth day of April seventeen hundred and sixty Eight Came the within named Lettice Thomson before me the Subscriber one of his Lordships Justices of the provincial Court and Acknowledged the within Instrument of writing to be her Act and Deed and the undivided moiety of the tract or parcel of Land therein mentioned to be the Right and Estate of the within named John Lee his heirs and Assigns forever according to the true intent and Meaning of the same writing and the Act of Assembly in such Case made and provided Before me J Hepburn
      Recorded 19.th day of July 1768
      ===
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1770-1774
      Volume 726, Page 291

      This Indenture made the eighteenth Day of December in the Year of
      our Lord one thousand seven hundred & seventy one Between Corbin Lee of Baltimore
      County of the one Part & Lettice Thomson of Prince Georges County Widow of the other Part
      Whereas Philip Lee the Father of the said Corbin Lee by his last Will & Testament duly executed
      proved & recorded among other Things did give & bequeath unto the said Corbin Lee (viz) "Item
      I give to my son Corbin Lee Two hundred Acres of Land Part of the Land called Rehoboth
      given by my honoured Father to him & his Heirs for ever" as by the said Will may more at large
      appear Now This Indenture Witnesseth that the said Corbin Lee for & in Consideration
      of the Love & Affection which he hath for the said Lettice Thomson his sister & also in
      Consideration of the Sum of ten shillings Sterling to him paid the Receipt of which is
      hereby acknowledged Hath given granted bargained & sold & by these Presents Doth give
      grant bargain & sell unto her the said Lettice Thomson All that the aforesaid undivided
      two hundred Acres of Land Part of the said Tract called Rehoboth mentioned & described in
      the said recited Will together with all Buildings Improvements Gardens Orchards Ways
      Waters Water Courses Easements Profits Commodities & Advantages whatsoever to the said Premises
      with the Appurtenances belonging or in any wise appertaining & the Reversion
      & Reversions Remainder & Remainders Rents Issues & Profits thereof & every Part & Parcel
      thereof & all the Estate Right Title Interest Use Trust Property Claim & Demand whatsoever
      of him the said Corbin Lee of into or out of the said Premises with the Appurtenances
      & every Part thereof To have and to hold the said undivided Two hundred
      Acres of Land & Premises with the Appurtenances unto her the said Lettice Thomson her
      Heirs & Assigns to the only proper Use & Behoof of the said Lettice Thom son her Heirs
      & Assigns for ever & to or for no other Use Intent or Purpose whatsoever In Witness
      whereof the said Corbin Lee hath hereunto set his Hand & seal the Day & Year
      first above written Corbin Lee (seal)
      Signed Sealed & delivered in the Presence of
      Jon.a Plowman
      J Beale Howard
      Ja.s Gittings
      On the Back of the aforegoing Deed was thus endorsed to wit

      Received the Day & Year first within mentioned of & from the within named Lettice
      Thomson the Sum of ten Shillings Sterling the Consideration mentioned to be paid to
      me
      Witness Corbin Lee
      Jon.a Plowman
      J Beale Howard
      Ja.s Gittings

      On the Eighteenth Day of Decem.r one thousand seven hundred & seventy one came
      Corbin Lee Party to the within Indenture & acknowledged the same as his Act & Deed & the Land
      & Premises therein mentioned to be the Right & Estate of the said Lettice Thomson her Heirs
      & Assigns according to the true Intent & Meaning of the within Deed And at the same
      Time came Eleanor Wife of the said Corbin Lee & being by us privately examined apart
      from & out of the Hearing of her said Husband did release all her right & Title of Dower of
      & in the said Land unto the said Lettice Thompson & did declare she made the same release
      of her own free Will & Consent without being induced thereto by any Threats of her said Husband
      or for Fear of his Displeasure Jon.a Plowman
      J Beale Howard
      Ja.s Gittings

      Baltimore County fs.t I hereby certify that Jonathan Plowman John Beale Howard & James
      Gittings Gentlemen before whom the above acknowledgements were taken & who have
      thereto subscribed their Names were at the Day of the Date thereof & still are three of his
      Lordships the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary his Justices of the Peace for the
      County aforesaid & to all Certificates given by them as such due Faith & Credit is &
      ought to be given as well in Courts of Justice as thereout

      (L.S.) In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & affixed
      the Public Seal of the County aforesaid this nineteenth Day of December seventeen
      hundred & seventy one
      A Lawson Clk of Balt County Court
      Recorded the 21st Day of December 1771
      Fees Charged thus far for 1771

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