MS 3. Literal transcription – misspellings are left intact, xxx denotes illegible word, italicized items are my own comments for clarification – TG.
Xxx : New Jerfey}
This Sixteenth day of March, Anno Domini one thoufand Seven hundred & Twenty four, perfonally Appear’d before me Samuel Buftill, Surrogate & Ordinary of the Norftorn Divifion of the Province of New Jerfey duly Commifsionated and Appointed, James Trent Efq’e one of the Witnefses within Subscribed on his Solemn Oath which he took on the Holy Evangelift of Almighty God, he doth depofe that he was prefent and Said the within named Mary Trent, Sign and Seal & as her Voluntary Act & Deed Deliver the within xxx Inftrument to the ufes therein Mentioned
Sworn before me