James Madison Papers

Deed of Sale, 8 July 1792 (Abstract)

Deed of Sale

Abstract. 8 July 1792, Orange County, Virginia. Indenture by which John Lee1 and his wife Elizabeth of Orange County sold to JM for £510 “current money” 800 acres of land in that county “Adjoining the land of Johnny Scott, John Daniel, Coleby Cowherd and Jonathan Cowherd.” Witnessed by Thomas Bell, Charles P. Howard, Ambrose Madison, and Alexander Shepherd. Recorded by James Taylor, Orange County clerk, at a court session on 24 Sept. 1792.

Ms (Vi: Orange County Courthouse Records). A one-page document.

1Lee, Ambrose Madison’s brother-in-law, moved to Kentucky about this time.

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