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or Patent for the said Land who then Absolutely refused
to Guard any Patents but this [Deponant?] soon after being
Informed that Sr. Richard was Prevailed upon to Grant
Lands he then applied himself to Mr. Edward Mosely and
asked him if he Could help him to a patent that Mr. Moseley
[illegible] but they are too dear for you, I cant Take less than
Seventy Pounds per Thousand Acres, but I can tell you where
You may be them Cheaper and then Recommended this Deponant
to Mr. William Little then Receiver General, to whom
this Deponant applyed and Bought a Patent from him for
Ten Thousand One Hundred and Seventy five Acres of Land ---
bearing Dakin April One Thousand seven hundred and Thirty
at the Rate of Thirty Pounds for each Thousand Acres which
were the Same Lands he PUrchased of the Indians as aforesaid
and this Deponant further Saith not [illegible]

Martin Frank
19 June 1736

The Surveyor General [dd?] in [Plots?] of Certain Lands [illegible] surveyed
Pursuant to an Order of this board Viz a Tract of Martin
frank's containing according to his Patent [10175?] Acrews
but by the Survyor Generals report 16476 Acres Each [6301?]
the said Franks in Sept. last Surrendered the said Pattent to the
Governor in Council as invalid being found after his Majestys
[entire line illegible due to damage]
New Warrant for each Patent thereof as should be [illegible]
Convenient which are singly [illegible] granted for 5000 ac. [Illegible]

[Umbrage?] whereof it appears [illegible] the [afore---?] that the said
Frank did fraudulently [illegible] to hold 11301 being the
[illegible] above added to [this?] [@?] 5000

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