Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Daniel A. Piper to Arthur S. Brockenbrough, 9 April 1824

articles of agreement between Daniel Piper and Frances his wife of the one part & Arthur S. Brockenbrough proctor of the university of virginia; witnesseth, that the said Daniel & francis his wife hath this day sold to the sd proctor of the university of virginia & his sucessor in office a certain piece of land lying on the three notched road opposite the sd university in the County of Albemarle. bounded as followeth to wit beging at John Gormans & runing a straight line from sd Gormans four feet north of a small white oak sapling opposite the plank kiln at the university untill it intersects or emptys into the three chopt road a little beyond the western street of the university & thence down the sd road to the begining at sd Gormans for & in consideration of the lot of land aforesaid the sd Brockenbrough proctor of the university binds himself & his successor in office to pay the sd Daniel Piper & frances his wife the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars Current money of virginia when the sd Daniel Piper & Francis his wife bind themselves their heirs &ce to convey to the sd Brockenbrough & his successors in office all the right & title to the land aforesaid which they possess. Given under our hands & seals this 9th of april 1824—

John M. Perry

Daniel A Piper {seal}
Mary A F. Piper {seal}
Th: Jefferson

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